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  • Shields, Moustakas Lead Royals Past Indians 8-2

    Shields, Moustakas Lead Royals Past Indians 8-2

    Posted 9:49 PM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - James Shields allowed two runs in six innings and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals to an 8-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.

    Shields (2-2) struck out nine and won his second straight start.

    Moustakas' homer sparked (More)

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  • Wainwright Injures Knee, Cardinals Blank Mets 3-0

    Wainwright Injures Knee, Cardinals Blank Mets 3-0

    Posted 9:34 PM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Adam Wainwright threw seven neat innings before leaving with a knee injury, and Jon Jay hit a two-run single that sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

    Left fielder Matt Holliday robbed Chris Young of a tying homer, one night (More)

  • Tuesday, April 22: Local Scores

    Tuesday, April 22: Local Scores

    Posted 8:45 PM 4/22/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, April 22.

    High School Baseball

    Kirksville 3, Fulton 2

    Sacred Heart 14, Cole Camp 2

    Bowling Green 13, North Callaway 8

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  • Former Missouri Pitcher Off to Hot Start With Minnesota

    Former Missouri Pitcher Off to Hot Start With Minnesota

    Posted 7:25 PM 4/22/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn - The Minnesota Twins may be out to a mediocre 9-9 record to start their 2014 campaign, but you can't blame former University of Missouri pitcher Kyle Gibson. The top prospect turned big-league starter has thrived so far in his first full season in the Major Leagues.

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  • Monday, April 21: Local Scores

    Monday, April 21: Local Scores

    Posted 10:13 PM 4/21/2014 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Below are your local scores for Monday, April 21.

    High School Baseball:

    Rock Bridge 12, Helias 2

    Hickman 12, Jefferson City 6

    Fatima 14, Fulton 3

    Sacred Heart 7, Santa Fe 3

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  • Span's Sacrifice Fly in 9th Lifts Nationals Over Cardinals

    Span's Sacrifice Fly in 9th Lifts Nationals Over Cardinals

    Posted 5:42 PM 4/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON - Denard Span hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals, with Bryce Harper back in the lineup, rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday.

    The Nationals loaded the bases in the ninth against Seth Maness (0-1) when Danny Espinosa singled with one (More)

  • Twins End Royals Five-Game Winning Streak

    Twins End Royals Five-Game Winning Streak

    Posted 4:51 PM 4/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.

    Hughes (1-1), who signed a $24 million, three-year deal in December, allowed an RBI (More)

  • Royals Bullpen Holds on for 5-4 Victory over Twins

    Royals Bullpen Holds on for 5-4 Victory over Twins

    Posted 5:37 PM 4/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - Bruce Chen labored through five innings before the Kansas City Royals' bullpen took over, shutting down the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way in a 5-4 victory Saturday.

    The Royals have won five straight after getting swept last weekend in Minnesota.

    Chen (1-1) (More)

  • Lynn, Cardinals Beat Sloppy Nationals 4-3

    Lynn, Cardinals Beat Sloppy Nationals 4-3

    Posted 5:18 PM 4/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON - Lance Lynn won his fourth straight start and the St. Louis Cardinals took advantage of another shaky fielding performance by Washington, scoring three unearned runs to beat Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals 4-3 Saturday.

    Tony Cruz drove in two runs for the Cardinals, who (More)

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  • Friday, April 18: Local Scores

    Friday, April 18: Local Scores

    Posted 7:22 PM 4/18/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area for Friday, April 18.

    NCAA Softball
    No. 13 Mizzou 5, Ole Miss  3

    NAIA Softball
    Columbia 0, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 1 (game one)
    Columbia 1, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 2 (game two) 

    NAIA Baseball
    Central Methodist 1, Evangel (Mo.) 2
    Central Methodist 4, Evangel (Mo.) 7 

  • Brewers Stop Skid, Cardinals Fall in Milwaukee

    Brewers Stop Skid, Cardinals Fall in Milwaukee

    Posted 3:28 PM 4/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Wily Peralta allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers turned two errors into four unearned runs Wednesday in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals that ended a two-game losing streak.

    Milwaukee, which came into the series with a nine-game winning streak (More)

  • Cards Pitching Shuts Down Brewers Again 6-1

    Cards Pitching Shuts Down Brewers Again 6-1

    Posted 10:37 PM 4/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Shelby Miller struck out seven and allowed three hits over six innings, and Mark Ellis had two RBIs in his return from the disabled list to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.

    Matt Holliday and Jhonny Peralta each hit solo (More)

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  • Track. Peoples Starts Week with New School Record

    Junior Kearsten Peoples kicked off the Tigers' final week of regular season travel on Wednesday with a new Missouri School Record mark at the Emporia Midweek Open in Emporia, Kan. The team is once again dividing forces, heading to three of the premier meets this weekend with the Penn Relays...

  • Baseball. Mizzou 5, Illinois 2

    Notes - John Miles made his first midweek start of the season on Wednesday. It was his second start in four games after pitching last Saturday against Mississippi State.- Dylan Kelly ripped a single into left field to open the top of the second inning. He has now reached base...

  • Baseball. Fairbanks Leads Mizzou to 5-2 Win Over Illinois

    Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) went a career-best eight innings, holding Illinois (22-15) to just two runs as Mizzou (19-21) claimed a 5-2 victory over the Illini Wednesday (April 23) night at Busch Stadium. Fairbanks needed only 84 pitches in his eight innings of work, throwing 57 strikes and striking...

  • Softball. No. 15 Mizzou 5, Missouri State 0 - Game Notes

    After Wednesday's victory, Mizzou improved to 7-0 against Missouri State under head coach Ehren Earleywine. The Tigers have thoroughly controlled the last three meetings with the in-state school, outscoring the Bears a combined 24-0.

  • Softball. Finucane and No. 15 Mizzou Blank Missouri State, 5-0

    Shutout pitching from Finucane and extra-base hits from Randazzo and Genovese set the tone, as No. 15 Mizzou (36-12) defeated Missouri State, 5-0.