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)
Posted 2:44 PM 1/21/2015 by The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer is being introduced by the Washington Nationals as the newest member of their talented pitching rotation after finalizing a $210 million, seven-year contract.
The Nationals announced the agreement with the free agent on Wednesday and are holding a news (More)
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Posted 10:02 AM 1/20/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals will wear uniform patches this season to honor the late Oscar Taveras.
The rookie outfielder died last October in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.
Cardinals uniforms will feature patches with Taveras' initials and his No. 18. Team chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. said the club also is renovating a field in Taveras' hometown of Sosua.
Posted 8:59 AM 1/19/2015 by The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Various reports say 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer has agreed to a seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals.
Neither the Nationals nor Scherzer's agent immediately responded to requests for comment Sunday night.
Scherzer, a 30-year-old right-hander (More)
Posted 5:05 PM 1/18/2015 by The Associated Press
OXON HILL, Maryland - Two huge video screens flanked a banner that stretched about the length of a third-and-long and hung behind the dais at the front of an expansive ballroom.
On the banner and the screens were the logos of the five wealthiest and most powerful conferences in college (More)
Posted 2:41 PM 1/16/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Relief pitchers Louis Coleman and Tim Collins agreed to one-year contracts with the Kansas City Royals on Friday, allowing both of them to avoid arbitration.
Collins agreed at $1,475,000 and Coleman at $725,000.
The 25-year-old Collins, a left-hander, had a 3.86 (More)
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Posted 1:55 PM 1/15/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Pitcher Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a $22 million, three-year contract.
Lynn gets $7 million this year and $7.5 million in each of the following two seasons.
He can make $500,000 in performance bonuses based on starts in 2016 and $1 million (More)
Posted 1:41 PM 1/13/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The AL champion Royals and Ned Yost have agreed on a one-year contract extension that will keep the manager with the franchise through the 2016 season.
Yost said after leading the Royals to an improbable pennant last season that he hoped to manage a few more years. His (More)
Posted 5:15 PM 1/4/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have signed veteran right-hander Ryan Madson to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.
The 34-year-old Madson hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2011, when he was 4-2 with a 2.37 ERA and 29 saves for the Phillies. He (More)
Mizzou will look for its first SEC Tournament victory on Thursday against the Lady Bulldogs. The next round will continue on Friday, March 6, pitting the Tigers against the Tennessee Lady Vols. A full SEC Tournament bracket can be found on page 15.
Mizzou baseball has changed its home-opening start time to a 4 p.m. first pitch on Friday (March 6) at Taylor Stadium. With forecasted temperatures set to dip into the low 30s and upper 20s, the idea is to play the game in more ideal playing conditions. The game with Milwaukee...
Mizzou sophomore forward Jordan Frericks was awarded All-SEC Second Team Honors, as announced by the league office on Tuesday (March 3). The award comes just one day after Frericks was named SEC Player of the week. The annual honor is the first for Frericks in her career. She is the...
Mizzou Men's Basketball (8-21, 2-14) hosts its Senior Night on Tuesday, March 3, against Auburn, with tip-off slated for 8 p.m. on SEC Network.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Tiger women moved back into the top 20 of the national rankings, as released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday (March 2), coming in at No. 18 after the SEC Championships weekend. The team has maintained a spot...