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  • Royals' Collins has ligament damage; Infante to get MRI exam

    Royals' Collins has ligament damage; Infante to get MRI exam

    Posted 2:14 PM 3/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Royals reliever Tim Collins will seek a second opinion after an MRI exam revealed ligament damage in his left elbow, while second baseman Omar Infante was headed for his own MRI because of continued soreness in his right elbow.

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  • Heyward leads Cardinals past Marlins

    Heyward leads Cardinals past Marlins

    Posted 5:30 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Miami's Giancarlo Stanton was hitless in his first two at-bats in a major league game since being struck in the face by a pitch last September, and Jason Heyward singled in his first at-bat with the St. Louis Cardinals, a 4-1 victory over the Marlins on Thursday.

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  • Darvish leaves Rangers' 5-4 loss to Royals after 1 inning

    Darvish leaves Rangers' 5-4 loss to Royals after 1 inning

    Posted 5:23 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Rangers ace Yu Darvish left his spring training debut with tightness in his right triceps after pitching a scoreless inning in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals.

    Darvish, who ended last season on the DL with elbow inflammation, felt tightness warming up (More)

  • Hosmer, Morales, Rios power Royals to 13-2 win over Rangers

    Hosmer, Morales, Rios power Royals to 13-2 win over Rangers

    Posted 5:16 PM 3/4/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Eric Hosmer joined Royals newcomers Kendrys Morales and Alex Rios in hitting consecutive first-inning homers, and AL champion Kansas City routed the Texas Rangers 13-2 on Wednesday in the spring training opener for both teams.

    Hosmer hit a three-run shot off (More)

  • Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 2:22 PM 3/3/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Mizzou baseball: the midweek series against Central Arkansas, originally scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday (March 3-4) at Taylor (More)

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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)

  • 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. 

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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