Posted 12:53 AM 10/4/2014 by The Associated Press
ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the surprising Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Alex Gordon had an early run-scoring single and Salvador Perez (More)
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Posted 11:48 PM 10/3/2014 by The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Carpenter dug in against Clayton Kershaw, fouling off pitches and fighting an 0-2 count. He finally broke through, smacking a go-ahead three-run double that rallied the St. Louis Cardinals to victory.
Carpenter's hit highlighted an eight-run seventh inning, and the (More)
Posted 8:52 AM 10/3/2014 by The Associated Press
ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL Division Series opener Thursday night.
Moustakas hit the first extra-inning (More)
Posted 4:57 PM 10/2/2014 by The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Veterans Jason Motte, Mark Ellis and A.J. Pierzynski have been left off the St. Louis Cardinals' 25-player roster for the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The team announced its roster Thursday, when the Cardinals worked out in 95-degree heat at Dodger (More)
Posted 2:10 PM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha, who starred in the postseason as a rookie last fall, will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen for the start of the NL division series.
Manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday he'll go with Adam Wainwright, Lance Lynn, John Lackey and Shelby Miller the first (More)
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Posted 1:22 PM 10/1/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - After nearly three decades of waiting, Royals fans celebrated Tuesday as the team secured a spot in the American League Division Series. The Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in the American League wild-card game.
Longtime Royals fan Sean Wille said he and his (More)
Posted 1:32 AM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.
Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering (More)
Posted 7:02 PM 9/28/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS, KANSAS CITY - The last time both Missouri professional baseball teams were in the postseason at the same time, Marty McFly was driving Doc Brown's Delorean throughout time. These next few weeks just may feel like a blast from the (More)
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Posted 6:10 PM 9/28/2014 by The Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals clinched their second straight NL Central title before the first pitch Sunday and closed out the regular season with a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Cardinals were already in the postseason entering the day and celebrated the division (More)
Posted 6:08 PM 9/28/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Kansas City's chance for the AL Central title was erased by Detroit's victory on Sunday, and the Royals went on to a 6-4 comeback win over Chicago in the final game for retiring White Sox captain Paul Konerko.
Coming into the final day of the regular season, Kansas City was (More)
Posted 11:28 PM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press
PHOENIX - Mark Trumbo homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks prevented St. Louis from clinching the NL Central title with a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday night.
The Cardinals secured at least a tie for the division crown when Pittsburgh lost to Cincinnati earlier Saturday (More)
Mizzou volleyball will head to Gainesville for a SEC showdown with No. 8 Florida on Friday at 6 p.m. on the SEC Network. It will be Mizzou's first match against a ranked opponent this season and it will be the first time that Mizzou faces a top-10 team on the...
The Missouri Tigers (5-2 overall, 2-1 SEC) return home for the annual Homecoming game Saturday afternoon, when they will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-5, 0-4) at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. CT, with the game being televised on the SEC Network.
Sophomore Jess Meek used a third round 2-over par performance to move into the top 10 at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. on Sunday. The Carnoustie, Scotland, native finished the tournament 8-over par (76-72-73--221) in total, recording three birdies in the third round of play to move...
Alabama used a goal in the 84th minute to post a 1-0 win over the Mizzou soccer team Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 10-4-2 overall and 5-3-0 in Southeastern Conference action, while the Crimson Tide improved to 9-4-3 and 4-2-2.
Notes - Mizzou now leads the all-time series with MSU, 6-0, and has dropped just two sets, both of which came Sunday.