Baseball:

  • Tigers baseball wins rematch with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Tigers baseball wins rematch with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Posted 9:55 PM 2/21/2015 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - After a walk-off win over Sam Houston State the night before, the Tigers needed no late game heroics to down Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Saturday night in a 5-1 victory. This win comes after the Islanders gave Missouri (6-1) their first loss of the season in a 3-2 loss (More)

  • Adv. - more news below

  • Mizzou baseball wins in walkoff fashion

    Mizzou baseball wins in walkoff fashion

    Posted 5:48 PM 2/20/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Missouri baseball team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 2-0 walkoff victory over Sam Houston State Friday in its second game at the Kleberg Bank College Classic.

    Freshman catcher Brett Bond hit his first career home run in the bottom of the ninth to break a (More)

  • Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 1:24 PM 2/19/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather predicted for the weekend of Feb. 20-22, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Lincoln University: baseball team's MIAA-opening series against Lindenwood, originally (More)

  • Eric Hosmer, Royals agree to $13.9 million, 2-year contract

    Eric Hosmer, Royals agree to $13.9 million, 2-year contract

    Posted 5:40 PM 2/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - First baseman Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $13.9 million, two-year contract.

    Hosmer gets $5.65 million this year under Wednesday's agreement and $8.25 million in 2016.

    The 25-year-old hit .270 for the AL champions (More)

  • Missouri baseball sweeps double-header against Iona

    Missouri baseball sweeps double-header against Iona

    Posted 4:33 PM 2/14/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CARY, North Carolina - The Missouri baseball team defeated Iona for the fourth time in two days with a pair of wins, 6-3 and 14-2, on Feb. 14.

    Missouri has outscored Iona 25-8 over the past four games.

    Zach Lavy went 7-10 combined in the double-header and Ryan Howard hit his first (More)

  • Adv. - more news below

  • Mizzou baseball off to first 2-0 start in seven years

    Mizzou baseball off to first 2-0 start in seven years

    Posted 6:22 PM 2/13/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CARY, NC - For the first time since 2008, the Missouri baseball team is 2-0 to start the season. The Tigers swept a doubleheader with Iona Friday afternoon at the USA Baseball Complex in Cary, North Carolina. 

    Mizzou won game one, 4-3, on a walk-off walk. That capped a late-inning (More)

  • Closer Greg Holland, Royals agree to $8.25 million deal

    Closer Greg Holland, Royals agree to $8.25 million deal

    Posted 2:23 PM 2/13/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) - The Kansas City Royals and closer Greg Holland avoided salary arbitration when they agreed to an $8.25 million, one-year contract before their hearing.

    Under the terms of Friday's agreement, Holland will receive a $100,000 assignment bonus if he's traded.

    (More)
  • Royals, Herrera agree to $4.15M, 2-year contract

    Royals, Herrera agree to $4.15M, 2-year contract

    Posted 2:13 PM 2/13/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals and reliever Kelvin Herrera have agreed on a $4.15 million, two-year deal that avoids arbitration, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

    The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal will not be completed (More)

  • Jon Jay, Cardinals agree to 2-year contract

    Jon Jay, Cardinals agree to 2-year contract

    Posted 10:37 AM 2/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Outfielder Jon Jay and the St. Louis Cardinals have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a two-year contract worth $10,975,000.

    Jay gets a $1.25 million signing bonus under Monday's agreement, $3.5 million this year and $6,225,000 in 2016.

    He hit .303 last year (More)

  • Adv. - more news below

  • James Shields and Padres agree to 4-year contract

    James Shields and Padres agree to 4-year contract

    Posted 9:47 AM 2/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Right-hander James Shields, who helped Kansas City reach the World Series last season, has agreed to a four-year contract with the San Diego Padres.

    Shields is the latest addition by first-year general manager A.J. Preller, who in December added sluggers Matt Kemp, Justin (More)

  • No. 25 William Woods' men's baseball defeats Christian Brothers University

    No. 25 William Woods' men's baseball defeats Christian Brothers University

    Posted 2:31 PM 2/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MEMPHIS, Tenn, - The No. 25 ranked William Woods University baseball team captured its second straight win on the year on Saturday afternoon, as the team took the first game of the three game series against Division II Christian Brothers University, 7-2. In its second outing in two (More)

  • Royals begin spring training preparation

    Royals begin spring training preparation

    Posted 2:07 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have invited 23 non-roster players to spring training, including former fifth overall draft pick Bubba Starling and promising youngsters Miguel Almonte and Raul Mondesi.

    Starling, who grew up near Kansas City, has struggled in the minor leagues but will get a (More)

KOMU First Alert Weather

MIzzou Central