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  • A.J. Pierzynski will replace injured Yadier Molina in NLCS game 3

    A.J. Pierzynski will replace injured Yadier Molina in NLCS game 3

    Posted 2:32 PM 10/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher in place of the injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.

    Molina had started the past 83 postseason games for the Cardinals, since (More)

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  • Game 3 of ALCS postponed

    Game 3 of ALCS postponed

    Posted 3:40 PM 10/13/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will have to wait another day to play Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Around 3:30 p.m. CT on Monday, the announcement came that due to inclement weather in the Kansas City area the game would not be able to be played Monday (More)

  • Wong homers in 9th, Cards edge Giants to tie NLCS

    Wong homers in 9th, Cards edge Giants to tie NLCS

    Posted 11:01 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game apiece.

    The Cardinals won after losing All-Star catcher Yadier Molina (More)

  • Royals return home with 2-0 ALCS lead over Orioles

    Royals return home with 2-0 ALCS lead over Orioles

    Posted 10:12 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Resilience and perseverance are two traits that have come to epitomize the Kansas City Royals, who've turned into a playoff force with their run of late-inning wins.

    They're two qualities that the Baltimore Orioles had better embrace.

    After taking the first two (More)

  • Cardinals GM: Wainwright weary more than hurt

    Cardinals GM: Wainwright weary more than hurt

    Posted 10:09 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright insists he's fine physically, though he's failed to make it through the fifth inning in both of his postseason starts.

    St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak said Sunday that he thinks Wainwright's workload is simply taking a toll. The GM (More)

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  • Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead

    Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead

    Posted 1:26 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory.

    Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 (More)

  • Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

    Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

    Posted 2:07 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    BALTIMORE (AP) - The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.

    Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home (More)

  • Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

    Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

    Posted 12:14 AM 10/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    BALTIMORE (AP) - These Kansas City Royals, and Alex Gordon in particular, are way more than just speed and singles. Especially in extra innings.

    Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday (More)

  • Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

    Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

    Posted 9:09 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The expectations that accompanied Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer were largely unfair, and anybody in the Kansas City Royals front office would probably be willing to admit it.

    Moustakas was the second overall pick in the 2007 first-year player draft. Hosmer went third (More)

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  • NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    Posted 12:35 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    DANBURY, Connecticut (AP) - Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away.

    Emmert, speaking after a lecture at Western Connecticut State University, said Wednesday the conferences should prioritize (More)

  • Mid-Missouri baseball fans boost business

    Posted 3:49 AM 10/9/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Baseball fans brace for a bit of magic that hasn't happened since 1985- a possible "I-70 Showdown."

    As both the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals advance to the next round of the MLB playoffs, a friendly rivalry is turning into a big boost for one local (More)

  • Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

    Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

    Posted 2:52 PM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - They endured it together, Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. All those years with 90 losses, the managerial changes and youth movements and empty seats come late September.

    Now, the Royals' designated hitter and left fielder are reveling in their playoff run.

    After (More)

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