Posted 2:42 PM 11/19/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals will face four teams that made the playoffs this year and five American League squads as part of a 28-game spring training slate that begins on March 5.
The Cardinals will play 18 games at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, their offseason home (More)
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Posted 1:03 PM 11/17/2014 by The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer.
The deal ends Heyward's tenure with his hometown team and lands a young pitcher to bolster Atlanta's rotation.(More)
Posted 11:27 AM 11/14/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - A food safety manager said dirty conditions and poor food handling endangered customers at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City. A city health inspection prompted by the allegations found dozens of critical health code violations at the stadiums.
ESPN first (More)
Posted 6:55 PM 11/12/2014 by The Associated Press
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Dominican officials say St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash last month.
Tessie Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the attorney general's office in the Dominican Republic, told The Associated Press (More)
Posted 10:58 AM 11/11/2014 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - For the third straight year, baseball's free agents shunned qualifying offers from their former teams and chose to test the market.
All 12 free agents who were given the $15.3 million offers last week chose not to accept by Monday's deadline, including Kansas City Royals (More)
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Posted 7:11 PM 11/4/2014 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.
Rawlings announced the winners Tuesday. Managers and coaches voted for the awards in (More)
Posted 3:21 PM 11/3/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau will watch as the sports feasibility impact study will be presented to the Columbia City Council on Monday night.
In March, the CVB and Columbia Parks and Recreation teamed up to study how expanding or renovating ball parks, soccer (More)
Posted 11:24 AM 11/3/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday to right-hander James Shields, which assures Kansas City of draft pick compensation if its staff ace signs a major league contract with another team before June 8.
Shields has until Nov. 10 to accept, and it is (More)
Posted 8:33 AM 11/2/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have declined their option for next season on Billy Butler, making the former All-Star designated hitter a free agent for the first time in his eight-year career.
The Royals elected to pay Butler a $1 million buyout rather than exercise their $12.5 million (More)
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Posted 2:54 PM 10/30/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of the World Series when Billy Butler stood in front of his locker and spoke in a voice full of conviction.
They would be back, this scrappy bunch of kids. Their return to the playoffs after 29 (More)
Posted 10:40 AM 10/30/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was 90 feet away from tying World Series game 7 in Kansas City Wednesday.
Gordon hit a triple and was left stranded when catcher Salvador Perez hit a pop fly to end the game.
Gordon played third base at the University of Nebraska and (More)
Posted 10:13 AM 10/30/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals success in 2014 season helped bring life to an area that did not exist the last time the Royals were in the World Series in 1985.
The Power and Light District in Kansas City became the spot to watch the World Series for fans that did not have tickets to (More)
University of Missouri senior DE Markus Golden (St. Louis, Mo.) has been named the Southeastern Conference's football Defensive Player of the Week for his performance Saturday at Tennessee, as announced tonight by the league office.
Each Monday prior to a Mizzou football game, head coach Gary Pinkel and select players address the media.
Mizzou volleyball will play its final match of the season on Wednesday against Alabama at 6:30 p.m. at the Hearnes Center. It will be Mizzou's only meeting with the Crimson Tide this season. It will also mark the final match for seniors Whitney Little, Sarah Meister and Emily Wilson. The...
The #17 Missouri Tigers (9-2 overall, 6-1 in SEC play) return home for one final appearance as they play host to the upstart Arkansas Razorbacks (6-5, 2-5) in a unique Friday afternoon game. Kickoff at Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field is set for 1:30 p.m., with the game being televised on CBS....
Despite a career-night for sophomore Sierra Michaelis, the Tigers could not stop the No. 14 Cal Golden Bears.