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)
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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)
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)
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)
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)
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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)
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)
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)
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)
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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)
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)
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)
With a 57-41 senior night win over Arkansas, Mizzou Women's Basketball improved its record to 17-12 overall and 7-9 in the SEC. The seven conference wins is the most the team has had since the 2005-06 season.
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Mizzou tennis kicked off their Southeastern Conference season today at the Billingsley Tennis Center, and dropped a 6-1 contest to No. 50 Arkansas. The Tigers fought back early to win two-of-three and the doubles point, but later fell in singles play against the Razorbacks.
Mizzou baseball got another strong pitching performance, this time from junior Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) as he pitched Mizzou to a 10-1 win on Sunday morning (March 1) at USA Stadium, completing a three-game sweep of UIC. Fairbanks went 7.1 innings, allowing just four hits and one unearned run....