Posted 1:47 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.
The Cardinals ace is confident he made some key adjustments in a bullpen session Monday and will return to form when he starts (More)
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Posted 11:10 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October - even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.
Strange as it might look sometimes, San Francisco finds a way to score just enough.
Posey drove in three runs and capped another (More)
Posted 7:07 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - James Shields led thousands of fans in a celebratory chant. Lorenzo Cain pranced along the warning track, cradling his newborn son. Ned Yost finally allowed himself to smile.
After nearly three decades spent as one of the game's biggest laughingstocks, the Kansas City (More)
Posted 8:20 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain capped the AL Championship Series with his best catch yet: an MVP trophy.
The smooth center fielder snagged MVP honors after helping the Kansas City Royals to a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory Wednesday.
Along with making a (More)
Posted 10:23 PM 10/14/2014 by Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.
Just like (More)
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Posted 7:34 PM 10/14/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon. These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October.
An errant throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th (More)
Posted 2:32 PM 10/14/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher in place of the injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.
Molina had started the past 83 postseason games for the Cardinals, since (More)
Posted 3:40 PM 10/13/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will have to wait another day to play Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Around 3:30 p.m. CT on Monday, the announcement came that due to inclement weather in the Kansas City area the game would not be able to be played Monday (More)
Posted 11:01 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game apiece.
The Cardinals won after losing All-Star catcher Yadier Molina (More)
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Posted 10:12 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Resilience and perseverance are two traits that have come to epitomize the Kansas City Royals, who've turned into a playoff force with their run of late-inning wins.
They're two qualities that the Baltimore Orioles had better embrace.
After taking the first two (More)
Posted 10:09 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright insists he's fine physically, though he's failed to make it through the fifth inning in both of his postseason starts.
St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak said Sunday that he thinks Wainwright's workload is simply taking a toll. The GM (More)
Posted 1:26 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory.
Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 (More)
The Gold squad jumped out to a commanding lead early, grabbing a 6-0 edge after the third inning as it cruised to an easy 6-0 victory in a seven-inning game on Wednesday night (Oct. 22) at Taylor Stadium. Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) started on the mound for Gold, tossing...
A select panel of media members picked Mizzou men's basketball to finish seventh in the SEC in Head Coach Kim Anderson's inaugural year at the helm. Kentucky was unanimously chosen as the favorite to win the conference, receiving all 20 first-place votes. Florida and Arkansas were selected to finish second...
The Southeastern Conference 2014 Football Legends Class was recently announced and in its 14-member class of former SEC stars is Mizzou all-time great Kellen Winslow.
Mizzou women's tennis is set to compete in their fourth tournament of the Fall 2014 season this upcoming weekend in Bloomington, Ind. At the Hoosier Classic, sophomore Beatriz Machado Santos, sophomore Cassidy Spearman and freshman Brianna Lashway will all contend for the Tigers.
Mizzou Football senior offensive lineman Mitch Morse (Austin, Texas) is the Southeastern Conference Football Community Service Team Player of the Week.