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  • Royals offense falls short in 2-1 loss to Tigers

    Royals offense falls short in 2-1 loss to Tigers

    Posted 10:25 PM 7/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Anibal Sanchez tossed seven stingy innings, Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera drove in runs and the Detroit Tigers squeaked out a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.

    Sanchez (6-3) scattered eight hits without a walk to help the AL Central-leading Tigers (More)

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  • Wong walkoff HR gives Cards 5-4 win over Pirates

    Wong walkoff HR gives Cards 5-4 win over Pirates

    Posted 10:20 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie Kolten Wong gave the St. Louis Cardinals their second straight game-winning ninth-inning home run, connecting off Ernesto Frieri with two outs for a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

    Frieri (1-1) got two routine outs before Wong, batting (More)

  • Cards assistant withdraws from race for Padres job

    Cards assistant withdraws from race for Padres job

    Posted 9:38 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals assistant general manager Michael Girsch has withdrawn his candidacy for the GM opening with the San Diego Padres.

    St. Louis made a brief announcement during Tuesday night's game against the Pirates.

    The 37-year-old Girsch is in his fourth season as assistant GM under John Mozeliak with the Cardinals. He joined the team as coordinator of amateur scouting in 2006.

    The Padres fired Josh Byrnes on June 22.

     

  • Cardinals' Garcia to undergo thoracic surgery

    Cardinals' Garcia to undergo thoracic surgery

    Posted 7:33 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia will undergo thoracic outlet surgery Friday to relieve nerve issues in his pitching arm, shoulder and hand.

    General manager John Mozeliak said Tuesday that Garcia considered the operation his last viable option. The announcement was made (More)

  • Indians Win 7-3 as Kansas City Struggles

    Indians Win 7-3 as Kansas City Struggles

    Posted 9:56 PM 7/5/2014 by John Zupon Jr. - KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CLEVELAND - Jeremy Guthrie (5-7) only lasted 4 innings allowing 6 earned runs with 5 strikeouts as the Kansas City Royals lose to the Cleveland Indians 7-3 on Saturday night.

    Guthrie looked to the offense to help out, but the offense was just as ineffective only going 1-11 with runners in (More)

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  • Marlins Rally in Ninth Inning to Beat Cardinals 6-5

    Marlins Rally in Ninth Inning to Beat Cardinals 6-5

    Posted 5:13 PM 7/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jeff Baker's RBI hit with two outs in the ninth inning helped Miami rally to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Saturday.

    Casey McGehee fouled off five full-count pitches from Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal (0-4) before getting the tying hit, with Donovan Solano (More)

  • Lynn Has Strong Outing as Cardinals Defeat Marlins 3-2

    Lynn Has Strong Outing as Cardinals Defeat Marlins 3-2

    Posted 9:52 PM 7/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Lance Lynn bounced back from his worst start of the season with 6 2-3 scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals placed consecutive two-out RBI doubles just out of right fielder Giancarlo Stanton's reach in a three-run sixth of a 3-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday (More)

  • Ventura Pitches Gem as Royals Win 7-1

    Ventura Pitches Gem as Royals Win 7-1

    Posted 9:27 PM 7/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Yordano Ventura pitched 8 1-3 stellar innings and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-1 on Friday night.

    Ventura (6-7) blanked the Indians on four hits until Michael Brantley hit a leadoff homer in the ninth. The (More)

  • Cardinals Win Two in a Row Beating San Francisco

    Cardinals Win Two in a Row Beating San Francisco

    Posted 10:06 PM 7/3/2014 by John Zupon Jr. KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SAN FRANCISCO - The Cardinals are in the midst of bouncing back winning the second game in a row after losing three in a row after beating the San Fransisco Giants 7-2 on Thursday.

    Carlos Martinez took the mound today looking for his second win in his second start, and got it with the (More)

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  • Mike DeMilia Named Next Lincoln Baseball Coach

    Mike DeMilia Named Next Lincoln Baseball Coach

    Posted 3:52 PM 7/1/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - Lincoln University Athletic Director Betty Kemna announced the hiring of Mike DeMilia as the eighth head baseball coach in school history Tuesday.

    "We are very excited to welcome Mike to Lincoln University," Kemna said. "We believe his passion for the game of baseball, his (More)

  • Infante's Single in 9th Lifts Royals Over Angels

    Infante's Single in 9th Lifts Royals Over Angels

    Posted 8:53 PM 6/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Omar Infante delivered another big hit against the Angels, singling home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning to send the Kansas City Royals over Los Angeles 5-4 Sunday.

    Lorenzo Cain hit three doubles for the Royals, finishing with four hits and two RBIs.

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  • Dodgers Back Greinke With 6 in 2nd, Rout Cards 9-1

    Dodgers Back Greinke With 6 in 2nd, Rout Cards 9-1

    Posted 10:00 PM 6/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Greinke became the third NL pitcher to reach double digits in victories, and the Los Angeles Dodgers had four RBI doubles during a six-run second inning to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Saturday.

    Greinke (10-4) allowed a run and four hits over seven innings (More)

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