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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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)
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
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.(More)
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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)
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)
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)
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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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.
No. 13 Mizzou 5, Ole Miss 3
Columbia 0, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 1 (game one)
Columbia 1, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 2 (game two)
Central Methodist 1, Evangel (Mo.) 2
Central Methodist 4, Evangel (Mo.) 7
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)
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)
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.