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  • Fundraiser held to help bring pro baseball team to Mid-Mo

    Posted 6:57 PM 4/22/2015 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - By 2017, mid-Missouri could once again have professional baseball.

    A group in Jefferson City is raising money to bring a Frontier League team to town, and held a fundraiser on Wednesday as part of that ongoing effort.

    The idea to bring a team to Jefferson City first (More)

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  • Moustakas sends Royals to 6-5 victory over Twins

    Moustakas sends Royals to 6-5 victory over Twins

    Posted 11:13 AM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer, then drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, as the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night.

    The Royals trailed 5-3 in the sixth when Christian Colon started their comeback with (More)

  • Escobar's HR in 10th lifts Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

    Escobar's HR in 10th lifts Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

    Posted 11:20 AM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Yunel Escobar homered to left with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, then celebrated with a head-first slide into home plate, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

    It was the second homer of the season (More)

  • No. 14 Mizzou baseball falls to No. 15 Missouri State

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball falls to No. 15 Missouri State

    Posted 11:27 AM 4/22/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped a close in-state battle to No. 15 Missouri State on Tuesday night, 9-8. The loss drops the Tigers to 26-15 on the season while the Bears improved to 28-9. The baseball series between the two schools now sits tied 25-25. 

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  • Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

    Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

    Posted 11:18 AM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Navy man Mitch Harris has made it to the majors, ready to join the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen.

    The 29-year-old pitcher is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. The Hall of Fame says it believes the only Naval Academy graduate to appear in the major leagues was (More)

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  • Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

    Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

    Posted 11:12 AM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend.

    Herrera was tossed in the eighth inning of Sunday's game (More)

  • Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

    Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

    Posted 8:26 AM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night.

    Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales and (More)

  • Wainwright, Cardinals nip Reds 2-1

    Wainwright, Cardinals nip Reds 2-1

    Posted 9:42 PM 4/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright outpitched Mike Leake, and Kolten Wong had a tiebreaking sacrifice in the eighth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Sunday night to finish a three-game sweep.

    Matt Carpenter hit his fifth career leadoff homer and singled for his (More)

  • Martinez, Heyward, Cardinals beat Reds for 4th win in row

    Martinez, Heyward, Cardinals beat Reds for 4th win in row

    Posted 4:12 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Martinez pitched six strong innings and Jason Heyward hit his first home run for St. Louis, leading the Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 Saturday for their fourth straight win.

    Matt Carpenter drove in a pair of runs as the NL Central champion Cardinals kept (More)

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  • Royals put closer Holland on 15-day DL with pectoral strain

    Royals put closer Holland on 15-day DL with pectoral strain

    Posted 4:10 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have put closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right pectoral muscle.

    The Royals made the move before Saturday night's game against Oakland.

    Holland has four saves this season and has not allowed a hit in four (More)

  • Cardinals OF Holliday leaves early with tightness in back

    Cardinals OF Holliday leaves early with tightness in back

    Posted 4:05 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday left Saturday's game against Cincinnati in the bottom of the first inning because of tightness in his back.

    Holliday doubled and scored before leaving. He has hit safely in all 10 games for St. Louis this season, and his double was his first extra-base hit. He is batting .363.

    Jon Jay moved from center to left field and Peter Bourjos entered the game.

     

  • No. 14 Missouri splits doubleheader with Alabama but takes series

    No. 14 Missouri splits doubleheader with Alabama but takes series

    Posted 3:14 PM 4/18/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - No. 14 Missouri baseball failed to get on the board as the Crimson tide shut out the Tigers for the first time this season by a score of 6-0 before Missouri defeated the Tide 5-3 in the second game today.

    In two years in the SEC, Missouri has won just five series against (More)

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