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  • Construction begins on renovated stadium in Joplin

    Construction begins on renovated stadium in Joplin

    Posted 1:41 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    JOPLIN (AP) - Construction is scheduled to begin on a renovated stadium in Joplin that will be the home of an independent league baseball team.

    Joplin city officials and supporters of the new team, called the Joplin Blasters, participated at a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the new (More)

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  • Arrieta flawless in Cubs' victory over Cardinals

    Arrieta flawless in Cubs' victory over Cardinals

    Posted 10:19 PM 9/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings to outduel St. Louis' John Lackey and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday night.

    Arrieta (10-5), coming off a one-hit shutout against Cincinnati last week, limited St. Louis to two hits and an (More)

  • Royals can't complete sweep in 6-4 loss

    Royals can't complete sweep in 6-4 loss

    Posted 9:57 PM 9/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer, Michael Brantley got three more hits and the Cleveland Indians stayed in the AL wild-card chase for at least one more day with a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

    A loss would have eliminated the Indians, but after (More)

  • Castillo's HR in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards 4-3

    Castillo's HR in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards 4-3

    Posted 10:53 PM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Welington Castillo homered and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that tightened the NL Central race Tuesday night.

    St. Louis' lead was reduced to 1 1/2 games over second-place Pittsburgh (More)

  • Royals roll on, shut out Indians 7-1

    Royals roll on, shut out Indians 7-1

    Posted 10:17 PM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland's punchless offense for seven innings as the Kansas City Royals kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the AL Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.

    The hard-throwing Ventura (14-10) allowed four singles and (More)

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  • Wainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0

    Wainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0

    Posted 10:28 PM 9/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors' only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.

    Wainwright hit the 20-win mark for the second time while matching his career-high (More)

  • Royals lose suspended game 4-3 to Indians

    Royals lose suspended game 4-3 to Indians

    Posted 5:37 PM 9/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Scott Atchison struggled but got three outs in the 10th inning as the Cleveland Indians moved within 2½ games of Kansas City in the AL wild-card chase on Monday by completing a 4-3 win over the Royals in a game suspended on Aug. 31.

    Atchison gave up a two-out RBI (More)

  • Royals beat Indians 2-0, gain on Tigers

    Royals beat Indians 2-0, gain on Tigers

    Posted 2:56 PM 9/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night.

    Duffy (9-11), who had (More)

  • Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

    Cards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds

    Posted 10:39 PM 9/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds.

    St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the NL Central (More)

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  • Cardinals clinch playoff spot for 4th year in row

    Cardinals clinch playoff spot for 4th year in row

    Posted 7:07 PM 9/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have clinched a playoff spot for the fourth straight season.

    The Cardinals were assured of at least an NL wild-card spot when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

    St. Louis led the NL Central by three games over the Pirates going into its (More)

  • Royals avoid sweep, beat Detroit 5-2

    Royals avoid sweep, beat Detroit 5-2

    Posted 5:15 PM 9/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) -  Nori Aoki hit a two-run triple, helping Jeremy Guthrie and the Kansas City Royals hold their AL wild-card spot by beating the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Sunday.

    The Royals avoided a three-game sweep and moved within 1 1/2 games of the AL Central-leading Tigers. Kansas City (More)

  • Cards hit 3 HRs, top Reds, move closer to playoffs

    Cards hit 3 HRs, top Reds, move closer to playoffs

    Posted 10:40 AM 9/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Tony Cruz hit a three-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals connected three times, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 on Saturday night and moving closer to their fourth straight playoff berth.

    The Cardinals cut their magic number to one for clinching a postseason berth. The (More)

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  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Falls at Ole Miss as SEC Win Streak Comes to an End

    Mizzou volleyball had its 20-match SEC winning streak snapped on Wednesday night (Oct. 1) at Ole Miss as the Tigers fell to Ole Miss, 3-0 (18-25, 23-25, 22-25). The loss drops the Tigers to 11-6 on the season and 2-1 in SEC play. Senior Emily Wilson (Omaha, Neb.) led Mizzou...

  • W. Soccer. Soccer Hosts Kentucky Thursday in Pack the Park and Pink Out Match

    The Mizzou soccer team (7-2-2) return home to Walton Stadium to host a pair of key Southeastern Conference games this week. On Thursday, Oct. 2, the Tigers host Kentucky at 6 p.m. CT in the team's annual Pink Out and Pack the Park match. The game will be televised live...

  • W. Golf. Mizzou Takes Johnie Imes Tournament Title

    Mizzou Women's Golf finished strong at the Seventh Annual Johnie Imes Invitational. Held at Columbia's own Club at Old Hawthorne, Mizzou took first overall with a final tally 18-under par. The Tigers set tournament records with their team totals from the first and second rounds (282, 280) and their third...

  • W. Golf. Tigers Lead the Way at Johnie Imes

    Mizzou Women's Golf is holding onto a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play at the Johnie Imes Invitational. The Tigers finished the day 14-under par (282-280--562) to surpass Kansas State who is currently in second with a score 11-under par.

  • Football. Shane Ray Named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    This is the second weekly honor that Ray has garnered in what is quickly becoming an award-worthy season. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his 7-tackle performance in a win over UCF on Sept. 13th, which included four tackles for loss, two sacks and a...