Posted 4:09 PM 3/16/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Following a three-game sweep at Georgia to start SEC play, the Missouri Tigers baseball team has cracked the Collegiate Baseball Top 30.
The Tigers (15-4, 3-0) moved into the ranking, released Monday, at No. 26. In the USA Today Coaches Poll and National College Baseball Writers (More)
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Posted 6:02 PM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki and Justin Morneau hit home runs on consecutive pitches in the first inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
Tulowitzki's liner off Royals rookie Aaron Brooks curled inside the left field foul (More)
Posted 3:57 PM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press
FORT MYERS, Florida (AP) - Brian Dozier hit his second home run of the spring, a two-run shot off Carlos Martinez in the third inning, and the Minnesota Twins and the St. Louis Cardinals played to a 6-6, nine-inning tie Sunday.
With a strong contingent of Cardinals fans making the drive (More)
Posted 7:04 PM 3/14/2015 by The Associated Press
SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Collin Cowgill hit a two-run double in a five-run fifth inning against Jason Vargas, and a Los Angeles Angels split squad beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 in 10 innings Saturday.
Vargas retired the side in order in the first, but then allowed nine of the next 13 (More)
Posted 5:36 PM 3/14/2015 by The Associated Press
JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Minnesota Twins prospect Miguel Sano hit a long, two-run homer Saturday in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Sano, a 21-year-old third baseman, missed last season because of Tommy John surgery. He connected off Cardinals reliever Tyler Lyons for a deep drive (More)
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Posted 2:21 PM 3/14/2015 by Tyler Murry and Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producers
ATHENS, Georgia - The Missouri baseball team defeated Georgia twice, 5-1 and 8-4, to start SEC play on Saturday. With the pair of wins, Missouri has now won four straight games and improves to 14-4 overall and 2-0 in conference play.
Both pitchers for Missouri had strong outings. (More)
Posted 6:21 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press
SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Edinson Volquez had a shaky start, but Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer to offset a two-run double by former teammate Billy Butler and the Kansas City Royals beat an Oakland Athletics split squad 8-4 Friday.
Perez homered to left in the four-run first with Eric (More)
Posted 4:50 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press
JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Mat Latos allowed two hits over three scoreless innings in his first appearance in a Miami Marlins' uniform, a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.
Acquired from Cincinnati in an offseason trade, Latos angered the Reds when he told Fox during spring (More)
Posted 2:21 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press
JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Mark Reynolds hit his first home run of the spring, connecting off Bud Norris as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-2 Thursday.
Reynolds, who signed a one-year, $2 million free agent contract in the offseason, hit a three-run homer in the third inning.
Tony Cruz doubled and singled for St. Louis, making him 5 for 8 in exhibition play.
Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia gave up one run and two hits in four innings.
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Posted 2:25 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press
GOODYEAR, Arizona (AP) - Salvador Perez got three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 Thursday.
Paulo Orlando hit a two-run triple off Cleveland reliever Bryan Shaw. Orlando, an outfielder from Brazil, also had an RBI grounder.
Roberto Perez homered off (More)
Posted 2:14 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press
SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Kansas City Royals left-hander Tim Collins has undergone season-ending Tommy John surgery.
Kansas City said Thursday the 25-year-old was operated on a day earlier by Dr. James Andrews.
Collins made his spring training debut against Texas on March 4 and left (More)
Posted 9:44 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Three Tigers- Brett Peel, Josh Lester and Chris Akmon- had two RBI apiece in Wednesday's 9-4 win over SIU-Edwardsville at Taylor Stadium.
Peel scored once and stole two bases, making his total on the year 12 which ties him for the SEC lead.
Brett Bond had two hits and (More)
AUSTIN, Tx. - A historic men's 4x100m relay performance got things rolling for the Tigers on day two of the three-meet weekend in Texas and Tennessee on Friday (March 27). Their All-Time Top Ten performance was one of three that highlighted the opening weekend of the outdoor season, along with...
Mizzou senior Sam Tierney earned his third straight All-America first team honor in the 100 breast with a fourth-place finish in the event during Friday action at the 2015 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Iowa City, Iowa. Additionally, junior Daniel Graviss and the 200 medley relay team notched...
No. 23 Mizzou baseball dropped the series opener against top-ranked Texas A&M, 7-4, on Friday night (March 27) at Blue Bell Park. Mizzou falls to 19-8 (5-2 SEC) while Texas A&M goes to 26-1 (6-1 SEC).
Mizzou Softball fell to No. 8 Auburn in its first conference home game of the season, 14-6 in five innings.
Mizzou tennis opened up a pair of weekend contests Friday night with their first indoor home match of the season. The Tigers battled close with visiting Tennessee early-on, but ultimately dropped the overall match, 4-1.