Posted 10:38 PM 7/28/2015 by Jake Schnierow, Sports Digital Producer
KANSAS CITY - Eric Hosmer lifted the Royals over the Indians Tuesday with his two-out solo home run in the ninth inning in a 2-1 win.
A sensational defensive play by the middle infield duo of Omar Infante and Alcides Escobar helped seal the game in the bottom of the inning for the Royals. (More)
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Posted 6:58 PM 7/28/2015 by Andrew Weiss, Sports Digital Producer
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals have acquired Ben Zobrist as part of a trade with the Oakland Athletics. In return for Zobrist and cash considerations, the Athletics received minor league pitchers Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks.
Zobrist, a two-time all-star, is hitting .268 through 67 (More)
Posted 10:04 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.
Wong connected on a 3-2 fastball from rookie Raisel Iglesias (1-3) with two outs in the fourth, putting St. Louis ahead 4-1. Wong's second career (More)
Posted 3:22 PM 7/24/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals have bolstered their bullpen, getting Steve Cishek in a trade with the Miami Marlins.
The Cardinals sent Double-A pitcher Kyle Barraclough to the Miami on Friday for the sidearming Cishek. The deal came a week before baseball's (More)
Posted 10:08 PM 7/20/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Travis Ishikawa had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates outslugged the Kansas City Royals 10-7 Monday night.
Ishikawa, who was 1 for 13 with one RBI in nine games since the Pirates claimed him on waivers July 5, hit a two-run (More)
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Posted 4:31 PM 7/19/2015 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Danny Duffy took a shutout into the ninth inning in the longest outing of his career, and the surging Kansas City Royals beat Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Sunday.
Lorenzo Cain and Paulo Orlando homered as Kansas City (55-35) moved a season-high 20 games above (More)
Posted 5:33 PM 7/17/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals activated All-Star Matt Holliday from the 15-day disabled list and had him batting third against the New York Mets in their first game after the All-Star break.
Rookie left-hander Nick Greenwood was optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
Posted 4:17 PM 7/17/2015 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Alex Rios and Mike Moustakas homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Friday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader.
On a scorching afternoon when the ball was carrying, the AL Central leaders took out a team showing some spark after struggling most (More)
Posted 8:38 PM 7/13/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter
CALIFORNIA - Abby Braby shared the same field as her favorite baseball players Monday.
The California, Mo. native, 10 years old, is a finalist in the Pitch, Hit & Run skills contest. Braby will compete against two other contestant in the girls softball division for 9 and 10 year olds (More)
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Posted 8:02 PM 7/12/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter
ST. PETERS - Lonnie Maclin remembers with a bright smile one of his first days as a St. Louis Cardinal. His teammate Mark Whiten hit four home runs, driving in 12 runs in a game against the Cincinnati Reds.
"It was a lot of fun," Maclin said. "I was happy to see it."
Ever since his (More)
Posted 5:08 PM 7/12/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Paulo Orlando broke a tie with an eighth inning homer and Kendrys Morales hit a three-run homer as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing a seven-run advantage Sunday.
The Royals enter the All-Star break with an American (More)
Posted 5:36 PM 7/10/2015 by Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
CINCINNATI - Both the St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Martinez and Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas won their respective league's final vote for the MLB All Star Game Friday evening, sending both to the festivities in Cincinnati next week.
Martinez edged out Cincinnati's own Johnny Cueto to (More)
The Mizzou Department of Athletics will hold its 13th annual Football Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 9, at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Gates will open to the public at approximately 3:15 p.m., and the team and coaches will be on hand to sign autographs until 4:45 p.m. Admission to this...
Former Mizzou standout Molly Kreklow (Delano, Minn.) guided Team USA to a Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) World Grand Prix Championship and a perfect 5-0 record over the week-long event in Omaha, concluding on Sunday with a 3-0 win over China. Kreklow, the second Mizzou setter to play with the...
We caught up with former Mizzou guard Bailey Gee (2008-12), who is now working as a structural engineer in the Kansas City area.
Echelmeier turned in a round score of 142 at Meadowbrook, a mark that ranked tied for the second-best score of the qualifier.
Phillips won 88 games in his final two seasons at Oak Hill as the primary ball-handler, dishing out 8.7 assists per game.