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  • Butler's pinch-hit HR lifts Royals over Indians

    Butler's pinch-hit HR lifts Royals over Indians

    Posted 10:33 PM 7/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pinch-hitter Billy Butler's two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.

    Butler connected against John Axford, sending a drive over the Royals' bullpen in left (More)

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  • Pierzynski joining Cardinals

    Pierzynski joining Cardinals

    Posted 10:07 PM 7/25/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Former Boston Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski will join the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.

    Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported Friday night that the veteran catcher will be in Chicago for the game between the Cardinals and Cubs.  

    With All-Star catcher Yadier Molina on the (More)

  • Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss, 7-6

    Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss, 7-6

    Posted 7:28 PM 7/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Luis Valbuena hit a decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning Friday, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to hand the St. Louis Cardinals their fourth straight loss, 7-6.

    The teams combined for five home runs and 23 hits with a persistent wind at their (More)

  • Gonzalez's late RBI propels Dodgers to 4-3 win over Cards

    Gonzalez's late RBI propels Dodgers to 4-3 win over Cards

    Posted 10:46 PM 7/20/2014 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal and the Los Angeles Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 4-3 victory on Sunday night.

    The Dodgers pulled into a virtual tie for first place (More)

  • Royals fail to score a run, lose to Red Sox 6-0

    Royals fail to score a run, lose to Red Sox 6-0

    Posted 3:49 PM 7/20/2014 by Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) -Jon Lester allowed no earned runs for the third time in four starts, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-0 win Sunday.

    In eight innings, the All-Star left-hander struck out eight and gave up two walks and four hits. Only one (More)

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  • Napoli blasts homer, Red Sox defeat Royals 2-1

    Napoli blasts homer, Red Sox defeat Royals 2-1

    Posted 9:13 PM 7/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) - Rubby De La Rosa pitched seven solid innings and Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking homer to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

    It was the sixth win in seven games for the defending World Series champions, who are looking to (More)

  • Cards have big first inning, beat Dodgers 4-2

    Cards have big first inning, beat Dodgers 4-2

    Posted 7:05 PM 7/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Adams homered to cap a four-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Saturday to send All-Star Zack Greinke to losses in consecutive regular-season starts for the first time in nearly four years.

    Joe Kelly (2-1) gave up four hits (More)

  • Holliday drives three runs home in Cardinals 3-2 win

    Holliday drives three runs home in Cardinals 3-2 win

    Posted 10:36 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

    Kolten Wong had two hits and scored on both of Holliday's RBI hits for the Cardinals (More)

  • Red Sox blast two homers in sixth, beat Royals 5-4

    Red Sox blast two homers in sixth, beat Royals 5-4

    Posted 10:09 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) - Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead two-run pinch homer in the sixth after another two-run shot in the inning by Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday night.

    The Red Sox maintained their momentum after winning four of their last five games (More)

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  • Tigers score three in ninth inning as Royals lose 5-1

    Tigers score three in ninth inning as Royals lose 5-1

    Posted 9:48 PM 7/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Rick Porcello outdueled James Shields and the Detroit Tigers won their fifth in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday night.

    Porcello (12-5) raised his career record against Kansas City to 8-3 while yielding six hits and one run through seven (More)

  • Wainwright reaches 12 wins as Cards defeat Brewers 10-2

    Wainwright reaches 12 wins as Cards defeat Brewers 10-2

    Posted 7:09 PM 7/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals sent Milwaukee to its seventh straight loss, 10-2 on Saturday as the Brewers mourned the death of shortstop Jean Segura's young son.

    Segura left the team and traveled home to the Dominican Republic, a (More)

  • Royals offense falls short in 2-1 loss to Tigers

    Royals offense falls short in 2-1 loss to Tigers

    Posted 10:25 PM 7/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Anibal Sanchez tossed seven stingy innings, Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera drove in runs and the Detroit Tigers squeaked out a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.

    Sanchez (6-3) scattered eight hits without a walk to help the AL Central-leading Tigers (More)

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    The Mizzou soccer team opened the 2014 season with a 0-0 double overtime tie against Syracuse Friday evening in University Park, Pennsylvania. The Tigers owned a 19-15 edge in shots, including a 3-1 edge in the double overtime period.

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    MUTigers.com will sit down with Mizzou gymnastics' incoming freshman this summer. This week we get to know Kelli Martin.

  • W. Basketball. WBB Staff Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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  • M. Basketball. Mizzou Basketball Announces 2014-15 Non-Conference Slate

    Missouri Basketball announced its complete regular-season schedule on Friday as a trip to the 2014 Maui Invitational and the 33rd annual Bud Light Braggin' Rights Game against Illinois highlight a challenging slate of games. Mizzou has five non-conference games currently scheduled against clubs that won 20 (or more) games a...

  • General News. Mizzou Freshmen Class of 2018 Continue Rock M Painting Tradition

    According to the story, the tradition of freshmen taking care of the "Rock M" inside Faurot Field dates back to 1927, when a group of freshmen built the M out of extra rocks that were left over from the stadium's construction. And so, for the last 87 years, the youngest...