Posted 7:45 PM 5/6/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - NASCAR star Clint Bowyer was on hand at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday night to watch his beloved Kansas City Royals take on the Cleveland Indians.
A guest of the Royals and manager Ned Yost, Bowyer was given a full uniform - No. 15, of course - and took batting practice (More)
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Posted 7:44 PM 5/3/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong homered in the 14th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in extra innings for the third straight time, 3-2 on Sunday.
The Cardinals posted three extra-inning wins in a row for the first time since July 2006, when they twice beat (More)
Posted 7:02 PM 5/3/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA, Mo. - No. 21 Mizzou baseball (28-20, 14-10 SEC) was unable to complete its comeback against Ole Miss Sunday afternoon at Taylor Stadium. With the win, the Rebels prevented the Mizzou sweep. Sikes Orvis had two homeruns.
Orvis' homers came in back-to-back at bats in the second and (More)
Posted 5:01 PM 5/3/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Anibal Sanchez carried a perfect game into the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series.
Alex Avila also drove in three runs for the Tigers (More)
Posted 10:30 PM 5/2/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night.
Price (3-1) limited the Royals to four singles until Lorenzo Cain homered with two-out in the ninth spoiled his (More)
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Posted 6:35 PM 5/2/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Carpenter hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Saturday and the St. Louis Cardinals once again beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 in extras.
The Cardinals have won five in a row. They defeated the Pirates 2-1 Friday night on Matt Adams' single in the 10th.(More)
Posted 5:08 PM 5/2/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Tigers came out swinging as they defeated the Ole Miss Rebels by a score of 18-1.
Missouri's 18 runs mark the most runs scored by the Tigers since Mar. 24, 2012 against North Dakota when the team put up 21 runs. This also is the largest run total ever by Missouri in SEC (More)
Posted 6:14 PM 5/1/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday, retroactive to Thursday.
Escobar, who did not miss a game last season, was struck in the face by Danny Salazar's pitch in the fifth inning Wednesday night in (More)
Posted 12:39 PM 5/1/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Danny Duffy pitched shutout ball into the eighth and Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Thursday night.
The Royals lost 13 of 19 to Detroit last year to finish a game behind the Tigers, who have won the past four AL (More)
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Posted 9:39 PM 4/30/2015 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Asked how to raise attendance at sporting events, new Missouri athletic director Mack Rhoades said simply, "Win games."
"That's just human nature," Rhoades said. "People want to be associated with a winning program. They want to be associated with the next great thing."(More)
Posted 8:45 PM 4/30/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from around the area for April 30, 2015.
Men's College Baseball:
Peru State defeats Central Methodist in the opening game of the Heart of America Athletic Conference (More)
Posted 12:33 PM 5/1/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has had surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon, an injury that will sideline him for the rest of the season.
"Everything went well," Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said after Thursday's operation. "No surprises, which was (More)
A powerful third inning for Mizzou Softball was not enough to hold off No. 7 UCLA in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional at Easton Stadium on Saturday, with the hometown Bruins taking a 7-4 result.
The 2014-15 academic year at the University of Missouri has concluded, and Mizzou volleyball finished with the team's highest GPA in over a decade. The 14 girl roster posted a Spring 2015 semester GPA of 3.55 and finished with a cumulative 3.51 GPA this past school year.
No. 10-seed Mizzou Softall is set to face No. 7 UCLA in a best-of-three series at the Los Angeles Super Regional from May 23-24. All games will be televised on ESPNU. Saturday's Super Regional opener is slated to begin at 7 p.m. CT.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Twenty-four Tigers will move onto the second stage of the 2015 outdoor post-season, as their marks were good for qualification into the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round in Austin, Tx., from May 28-30. The NCAA released the list of final entries on Thursday (May 21), which is...
Alabama catcher Will Haynie hit a go-ahead solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning as Mizzou baseball was eliminated from the SEC Tournament with a 4-3 loss on Thursday morning (May 21) at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The loss drops the Tigers to 30-28 on the season while Alabama...