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  • CMU baseball and softball players dominate HAAC weekly awards

    CMU baseball and softball players dominate HAAC weekly awards

    Posted 3:42 PM 3/2/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FAYETTE - The Central Methodist University baseball and softball teams swept the Heart of America Athletic Conference's weekly awards, as Eagles players won Player and Pitcher of the Week in both sports.

    In baseball, the Eagles swept a four-game series with Williams Baptist to improve to (More)

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  • Wainwright throws first bullpen since injury last week

    Wainwright throws first bullpen since injury last week

    Posted 2:25 PM 3/2/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Adam Wainwright bumped fists and smiled following a short bullpen session on Monday, the first since straining his abdominal muscle a week ago.

    Wainwright didn't use maximum effort for most of the 30-plus pitch session, but did turn it up for the final five pitches (More)

  • MU baseball supports service dog training

    Posted 12:57 AM 3/2/2015 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Members of the Missouri baseball team played ball Wednesday with unconventional teammates.

    The players met up to toss a ball around to three of the newest puppies from local organization Puppies with Purpose. This season each (More)

  • Mizzou baseball off to its best start since 1985 with sweep of UIC

    Mizzou baseball off to its best start since 1985 with sweep of UIC

    Posted 3:25 PM 3/1/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MILLINGTON, Tennessee - Mizzou baseball completed the three-game sweep over UIC Sunday with a 10-1 victory at USA Stadium. 

    The team is riding a six game winning streak and the program is now off to its best start since 1985 with a record of 10-1. 

    Junior Peter Fairbanks (More)

  • Mizzou Baseball continues hot start with Doubleheader Sweep

    Mizzou Baseball continues hot start with Doubleheader Sweep

    Posted 8:15 PM 2/28/2015 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MILLINGTON, Tennessee - Missouri baseball made it five consecutive wins with a sweep of Saturday's doubleheader vs. the University of Illinois-Chicago.

    The Tigers won game one in dramatic fashion with junior Josh Lester hitting a walk-off home run to give Missouri the 3-2 win. The pitching (More)

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  • Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 10:41 AM 2/25/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather predicted for the weekend of Feb. 27-28 and Mar. 1, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Mizzou baseball: home-opening series against the University of Illinois-Chicago (More)

  • Adam Wainwright diagnosed with abdominal strain

    Adam Wainwright diagnosed with abdominal strain

    Posted 6:19 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Adam Wainwright has been diagnosed with an abdominal strain but the St. Louis ace could be available to pitch the Cardinals' opener at Wrigley Field on April 5.

    Wainwright strained the muscle on Monday while putting a 45-pound weight back on a rack. General manager (More)

  • Wainwright heading to St. Louis for abdominal exam

    Wainwright heading to St. Louis for abdominal exam

    Posted 2:34 PM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Adam Wainwright called his impending trip to meet with doctors in St. Louis to discuss his lower abdominal pain "strictly precautionary."

    "I want to be fair to you and say that anything I say about it will just be speculation," Wainwright said Wednesday morning. "I (More)

  • Mike Sweeney elected to Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame

    Mike Sweeney elected to Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame

    Posted 2:05 PM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Former first baseman Mike Sweeney will become the 26th member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame.

    Sweeney, a five-time All Star when he played with the Royals from 1995 to 2007, was elected in his first ballot appearance, the team announced Wednesday.

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  • Royals head southwest to gear up for 2015 season

    Royals head southwest to gear up for 2015 season

    Posted 7:23 PM 2/24/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SURPRISE, Arizona - It is appropriate the Kansas City Royals' spring training home is Surprise, Arizona. In 2014 the Royals surprised everyone and made it all the way to the World Series. The 2015 incarnation of the Kansas City club will not be sneaking up on the baseball world this (More)

  • Cardinals send Wainwright back to St. Louis

    Cardinals send Wainwright back to St. Louis

    Posted 8:27 AM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - The Cardinals are sending ace Adam Wainwright to St. Louis to be examined by a doctor after his workout Tuesday was cut short by abdominal pain.

    General manager John Mozeliak told Cardinals.com that Wainwright would be seen by Dr. Michael Brunt of Washington (More)

  • Mizzou softball, baseball earn SEC weekly honors

    Mizzou softball, baseball earn SEC weekly honors

    Posted 6:42 PM 2/23/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri baseball and softball teams both had winning weekends, which resulted in a set of weekly honors from the Southeastern Conference for both squads.

    Freshman left-handed pitcher Paige Lowary, who was named SEC Freshman of the Week, helped the Tiger softball team get (More)

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  • Track. Tigers Maintain Spot in Top 20 on National Rankings

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Tiger women moved back into the top 20 of the national rankings, as released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday (March 2), coming in at No. 18 after the SEC Championships weekend. The team has maintained a spot...

  • W. Basketball. Frericks Earns SEC Player of the Week Honors

    Sophomore Jordan Frericks has been named SEC Player of the Week, as announced Monday (March 2) by the league office. The award comes after an outstanding week for the Quincy, Ill., native. Averaging 17.5 points and eight rebounds per game, Frericks helped lead the Tigers to wins over No. 12...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Baseball Cancels Midweek Series vs. Central Arkansas

    Mizzou baseball has cancelled its midweek series against Central Arkansas, originally scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday (March 3-4) at Taylor Stadium. No make-up date has been announced for the games. The snowfall over the weekend and the cold weather forecasted for the early part of the week are the reason...

  • W. Basketball. Mizzou Closes Regular Season with Win Over Arkansas

    With a 57-41 senior night win over Arkansas, Mizzou Women's Basketball improved its record to 17-12 overall and 7-9 in the SEC. The seven conference wins is the most the team has had since the 2005-06 season.

  • W. Basketball. Post Game Notes

    Post game notes from Mizzou's senior night win over Arkansas.