Posted 1:32 AM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.
Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering (More)
Adv. - more news below
Posted 7:02 PM 9/28/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS, KANSAS CITY - The last time both Missouri professional baseball teams were in the postseason at the same time, Marty McFly was driving Doc Brown's Delorean throughout time. These next few weeks just may feel like a blast from the (More)
Posted 6:10 PM 9/28/2014 by The Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals clinched their second straight NL Central title before the first pitch Sunday and closed out the regular season with a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Cardinals were already in the postseason entering the day and celebrated the division (More)
Posted 6:08 PM 9/28/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Kansas City's chance for the AL Central title was erased by Detroit's victory on Sunday, and the Royals went on to a 6-4 comeback win over Chicago in the final game for retiring White Sox captain Paul Konerko.
Coming into the final day of the regular season, Kansas City was (More)
Adv. - more news below
Posted 11:28 PM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press
PHOENIX - Mark Trumbo homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks prevented St. Louis from clinching the NL Central title with a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday night.
The Cardinals secured at least a tie for the division crown when Pittsburgh lost to Cincinnati earlier Saturday (More)
Posted 11:11 PM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO - Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer, and the Chicago White Sox kept Kansas City out of first place in the AL Central with a 5-4 victory over the Royals on Saturday night.
The Detroit Tigers, who lost 12-3 at Minnesota on Saturday, stayed one game ahead of the Royals entering the final (More)
Posted 12:44 AM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Jhonny Peralta drove in three runs, one with the go-ahead single in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals survived an Arizona rally to beat the Diamondbacks 7-6 Friday night and stay alone atop the NL Central.
The game came hours after the Diamondbacks announced (More)
Posted 12:03 AM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Kansas City's long postseason drought is over.
The Royals clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 29 years, beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night behind seven scoreless innings from Jeremy Guthrie.
Kansas City secured at least a wild card and ended (More)
Adv. - more news below
Posted 10:51 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Eric Hosmer homered and drove in two runs, Lorenzo Cain had four hits and scored twice, and the Kansas City Royals put themselves on the verge of a playoff spot with a 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
One more win for Kansas City, or a loss by (More)
Posted 1:41 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press
JOPLIN (AP) - Construction is scheduled to begin on a renovated stadium in Joplin that will be the home of an independent league baseball team.
Joplin city officials and supporters of the new team, called the Joplin Blasters, participated at a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the new (More)
Posted 10:19 PM 9/24/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings to outduel St. Louis' John Lackey and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Arrieta (10-5), coming off a one-hit shutout against Cincinnati last week, limited St. Louis to two hits and an (More)
Mizzou Women's Golf finished strong at the Seventh Annual Johnie Imes Invitational. Held at Columbia's own Club at Old Hawthorne, Mizzou took first overall with a final tally 18-under par. The Tigers set tournament records with their team totals from the first and second rounds (282, 280) and their third...
Mizzou Women's Golf is holding onto a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play at the Johnie Imes Invitational. The Tigers finished the day 14-under par (282-280--562) to surpass Kansas State who is currently in second with a score 11-under par.
This is the second weekly honor that Ray has garnered in what is quickly becoming an award-worthy season. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his 7-tackle performance in a win over UCF on Sept. 13th, which included four tackles for loss, two sacks and a...
Ryan Zech fired a 4-under-par 67 to win his second tournament of the fall and lift Mizzou Golf to a three-shot win at the Patriot Intercollegiate on Monday afternoon in Virginia.
Winner of seven of its last eight and 20 consecutive SEC matches, Mizzou volleyball will face a tough road test at Ole Miss on Wednesday (Oct. 1). The Rebels come into Wednesday's match at 14-2 and 0-2 in SEC play but boast an unblemished 7-0 home record. Mizzou is 2-1...