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  • Cuddyer hits fourth homer, helps Mets beat Cardinals 5-4

    Cuddyer hits fourth homer, helps Mets beat Cardinals 5-4

    Posted 8:09 AM 3/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida (AP) - Michael Cuddyer hit his fourth home run of spring training, his second in two days, helping the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 Friday.

    Cuddyer had two hits, including a two-run drive off Sam Tuivailala in the sixth inning for his third home (More)

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  • Rockies reliever Betancourt hit in jaw by liner

    Rockies reliever Betancourt hit in jaw by liner

    Posted 8:51 PM 3/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Rockies reliever Rafael Betancourt was struck in the jaw by a line drive and walked off with a bruise Thursday in Colorado's 13-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.

    The 39-year-old Betancourt was hit in the sixth inning by Brett Eibner's liner. He was checked by a (More)

  • Niese helps Mets' split squad beats Cardinals 7-2

    Niese helps Mets' split squad beats Cardinals 7-2

    Posted 7:56 AM 3/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Jon Niese struck out six in four innings, and a New York Mets' split squad defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 Thursday.

    Niese allowed one run and three hits and walked none in his third and longest outing of spring training.

    Daniel Murphy singled and scored (More)

  • Local Scores: Wednesday, March 18

    Local Scores: Wednesday, March 18

    Posted 8:55 PM 3/18/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores for Wednesday, March 18.

    College Baseball

    Game 1: Central Methodist University 10 - Bendictine (KS) 2

    Game 2: Central Methodist University 3 - Bendictine (KS) 10

    Game 1: Baker 9 - Missouri Valley 5

    Game 2: Baker 0 - Missouri Valley 7

  • Parra, Davis combine for 7 RBIs, Brewers top Royals

    Parra, Davis combine for 7 RBIs, Brewers top Royals

    Posted 6:46 PM 3/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Gerardo Parra and Khris Davis combined to drive in seven runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Wednesday.

    Parra, acquired in a July 31 trade with Arizona, hit a three-run homer in the fourth and had a sacrifice fly in the second.

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  • Mizzou baseball falls to Air Force

    Mizzou baseball falls to Air Force

    Posted 5:30 PM 3/18/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Air Force snapped the Missouri baseball team (16-5, 3-0) six-game winning streak Wednesday, 4-2.

    The Falcons (9-10) scored the first two runs of the game in the third inning on RBIs from senior Noah Pierce and sophomore Tyler Jones. The Tigers got a run back in the fourth inning (More)

  • Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 10:30 AM 3/18/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Mizzou Softball: due to steady rain in the Springfield area, Wednesday's game against Missouri State has been postponed. The contest (More)

  • Hammel throws 4 scoreless innings, Cubs top Royals

    Hammel throws 4 scoreless innings, Cubs top Royals

    Posted 10:44 AM 3/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    MESA, Arizona (AP) - Jason Hammel threw four scoreless innings and Anthony Rizzo reached base three times on Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3.

    Hammel came in with a 10.80 ERA in his previous two outings over five innings, but had good downward action and fastball (More)

  • Peralta's 3 hits lead Cards over Marlins' split squad 7-1

    Peralta's 3 hits lead Cards over Marlins' split squad 7-1

    Posted 10:39 AM 3/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Jhonny Peralta had three hits, including his first homer of spring training, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over a Miami Marlins' split squad 7-1 Tuesday.

    Peralta, who entered in 1-for-14 slide, homered on a fifth-inning slider from Bryan Morris for a 5-1 lead. He (More)

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  • Cardinals say Adam Wainwright to make first start Saturday

    Cardinals say Adam Wainwright to make first start Saturday

    Posted 3:02 PM 3/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals say ace Adam Wainwright is to make his first spring training start on Saturday against Atlanta.

    Wainwright sustained a mild abdominal strain early in spring training. He has thrown a pair of bullpen sessions since the injury, including about (More)

  • Ventura hit hard in Royals' 6-5 win over Indians

    Ventura hit hard in Royals' 6-5 win over Indians

    Posted 6:12 PM 3/16/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Yordano Ventura gave up four runs in the first two innings, but the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 Monday.

    Ventura gave up hits to the first four batters, with Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana contributing RBI singles in a three-run (More)

  • Lackey outduels Price in first spring training start

    Lackey outduels Price in first spring training start

    Posted 3:00 PM 3/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - John Lackey pitched three perfect innings in his spring training debut, outpitching David Price in the St. Louis Cardinals' 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.

    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny let the 36-year-old Lackey set his own pace during camp and it (More)

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