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  • Mizzou baseball into Collegiate Baseball Top 30

    Mizzou baseball into Collegiate Baseball Top 30

    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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  • Tulowitzki, Morneau go deep, Rockies overpower Royals 6-2

    Tulowitzki, Morneau go deep, Rockies overpower Royals 6-2

    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)

  • Dozier homers for Twins in 6-6 tie with Cardinals

    Dozier homers for Twins in 6-6 tie with Cardinals

    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)

  • Vargas roughed up for 5 runs, Royals Lose to Angels in 10

    Vargas roughed up for 5 runs, Royals Lose to Angels in 10

    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)

  • Sano hits long HR, Twins beat Cardinals

    Sano hits long HR, Twins beat Cardinals

    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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  • Missouri sweeps Georgia in SEC Doubleheader

    Missouri sweeps Georgia in SEC Doubleheader

    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)

  • Perez hits 3-run homer as Royals top Athletics

    Perez hits 3-run homer as Royals top Athletics

    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)

  • Cards fall to Marlins, 6-3

    Cards fall to Marlins, 6-3

    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)

  • Reynolds homers off Norris, Cardinals beat Orioles

    Reynolds homers off Norris, Cardinals beat Orioles

    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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  • Perez gets 3 hits for KC in win over Indians

    Perez gets 3 hits for KC in win over Indians

    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)

  • Royals' Collins has season-ending Tommy John surgery

    Royals' Collins has season-ending Tommy John surgery

    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)

  • Mizzou baseball wins final game before beginning conference play

    Mizzou baseball wins final game before beginning conference play

    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)

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