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  • Royals rally to beat Twins

    Royals rally to beat Twins

    Posted 9:48 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

    Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' (More)

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  • Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games

    Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games

    Posted 5:26 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.

    Yost briefly mentioned the (More)

  • Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

    Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

    Posted 4:03 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota.

    Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura (More)

  • Long Davis homer lifts Pirates over Cardinals 3-1

    Long Davis homer lifts Pirates over Cardinals 3-1

    Posted 3:34 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday to close in the NL wild-card race.

    Pittsburgh took two of three from the (More)

  • Gordon's 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win

    Gordon's 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win

    Posted 10:50 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.

    The Royals had been shut down all night by the Twins' Ricky Nolasco, who scattered three (More)

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  • Davis homer in 8th lifts Pirates over Cardinals

    Davis homer in 8th lifts Pirates over Cardinals

    Posted 10:02 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.

    The Pirates won after reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen left in the fifth inning because of (More)

  • Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    Posted 10:01 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will miss his next start due to soreness in his back, and Liam Hendricks will make his first start for the club Wednesday since arriving in a trade from Toronto.

    Meanwhile, second baseman Omar Infante was held out of the lineup for (More)

  • Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

    Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

    Posted 12:35 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Matt Holliday's two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.

    Jon Jay's pinch-hit single tied the game with two outs in the seventh and Holliday followed with a sharp (More)

  • Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

    Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

    Posted 12:32 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

    Jacoby Ellsbury drove in a run in the (More)

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  • Royals fail to sweep Texas with 3-1 loss

    Royals fail to sweep Texas with 3-1 loss

    Posted 5:07 PM 8/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.

    Adrian Beltre put Texas ahead to stay with an RBI double in the first. Beltre had his (More)

  • Cardinals' bats nonexistent in 7-1 loss to Phillies

    Cardinals' bats nonexistent in 7-1 loss to Phillies

    Posted 3:49 PM 8/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jimmy Rollins homered and Jerome Williams tossed eight strong innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

    Ben Revere had a pair of hits and an RBI for Philadelphia, which took two of three from the Cardinals to (More)

  • Guthrie goes eight innings, Royals beat Rangers 6-3

    Guthrie goes eight innings, Royals beat Rangers 6-3

    Posted 11:04 PM 8/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie gave up a home run on his first pitch and not much else, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the Texas Rangers 6-3 Saturday night for their 24th win in 30 games.

    Alex Gordon had two hits, including a first-inning homer for his 15th of the season, and (More)

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  • Cross Country. Women's XC Wins Season Opener Against Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Tigers kicked off their 2014 season on Friday, going head-to-head against fellow-Midwest Region competitors, Illinois, on their home course in Champaign. It was an exciting showing under new head coach, Marc Burns, with both teams showing a lot of positives early on.

  • W. Soccer. Grant Strikes Twice as Soccer Downs TCU in OT, 2-1

    Senior Taylor Grant scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 92nd minute, as the Mizzou soccer team earned a 2-1 overtime victory over TCU Friday night in Fort Worth, Texas. The Tigers improved to 1-1-1 on the season, while the Horned Frogs fell to 1-2-0.

  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Returns to the Turning Stone Intercollegiate

    Mizzou Golf kicks off the 2014-15 season in Verona, N.Y., looking for its third consecutive win at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate Sunday Aug. 31- Monday Sept. 1.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou 3, MVSU 0 - Notes

    Notes-With the win, Mizzou has now won 35 consecutive regular season matches, the longest active streak in the nation.-The Tigers have also won 19 consecutive regular season non-conference matches, dating back to the 2012 season.

  • W. Volleyball. No. 15 Mizzou Opens 2014 With Sweep of MVSU

    No. 15 Mizzou Volleyball opened its season with a 3-0 (25-7, 25-11, 25-17) win over Mississippi Valley State in the first match of the North Texas Invitational on Friday afternoon (Aug. 29) at the North Texas Volleyball Center. The Tigers have now won their last 35 regular season matches, the...