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  • Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

    Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

    Posted 11:18 AM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Navy man Mitch Harris has made it to the majors, ready to join the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen.

    The 29-year-old pitcher is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. The Hall of Fame says it believes the only Naval Academy graduate to appear in the major leagues was (More)

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  • Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

    Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

    Posted 11:12 AM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend.

    Herrera was tossed in the eighth inning of Sunday's game (More)

  • Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

    Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

    Posted 8:26 AM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night.

    Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales and (More)

  • Wainwright, Cardinals nip Reds 2-1

    Wainwright, Cardinals nip Reds 2-1

    Posted 9:42 PM 4/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright outpitched Mike Leake, and Kolten Wong had a tiebreaking sacrifice in the eighth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Sunday night to finish a three-game sweep.

    Matt Carpenter hit his fifth career leadoff homer and singled for his (More)

  • Martinez, Heyward, Cardinals beat Reds for 4th win in row

    Martinez, Heyward, Cardinals beat Reds for 4th win in row

    Posted 4:12 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Martinez pitched six strong innings and Jason Heyward hit his first home run for St. Louis, leading the Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 Saturday for their fourth straight win.

    Matt Carpenter drove in a pair of runs as the NL Central champion Cardinals kept (More)

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  • Royals put closer Holland on 15-day DL with pectoral strain

    Royals put closer Holland on 15-day DL with pectoral strain

    Posted 4:10 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have put closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right pectoral muscle.

    The Royals made the move before Saturday night's game against Oakland.

    Holland has four saves this season and has not allowed a hit in four (More)

  • Cardinals OF Holliday leaves early with tightness in back

    Cardinals OF Holliday leaves early with tightness in back

    Posted 4:05 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday left Saturday's game against Cincinnati in the bottom of the first inning because of tightness in his back.

    Holliday doubled and scored before leaving. He has hit safely in all 10 games for St. Louis this season, and his double was his first extra-base hit. He is batting .363.

    Jon Jay moved from center to left field and Peter Bourjos entered the game.

     

  • No. 14 Missouri splits doubleheader with Alabama but takes series

    No. 14 Missouri splits doubleheader with Alabama but takes series

    Posted 3:14 PM 4/18/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - No. 14 Missouri baseball failed to get on the board as the Crimson tide shut out the Tigers for the first time this season by a score of 6-0 before Missouri defeated the Tide 5-3 in the second game today.

    In two years in the SEC, Missouri has won just five series against (More)

  • Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds 6-1

    Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds 6-1

    Posted 10:43 PM 4/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and Yadier Molina delivered a bases-clearing double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

    With the score 1-1, Matt Holliday led off the bottom of the seventh with a single to right (More)

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  • No. 14 Mizzou baseball holds off Alabama

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball holds off Alabama

    Posted 10:32 PM 4/17/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 14 Mizzou baseball team held off Alabama for a 4-3 victory on Friday. The Tigers improved to 25-13 on the season and 11-6 in SEC play in front of a season-best Friday night crowd of 1,763 fans. Junior right-handed pitcher Reggie McClain was on the mound for the (More)

  • Royals beat Athletics 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game

    Royals beat Athletics 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game

    Posted 10:27 PM 4/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals and A's picked up right where they left off.

    In their first meeting since last September's dramatic wild-card game, Paulo Orlando delivered a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning Friday night to help Kansas City to a 6-4 win over Oakland in another (More)

  • Royals recall Fuentes from Omaha, option Gore to NW Arkansas

    Royals recall Fuentes from Omaha, option Gore to NW Arkansas

    Posted 2:32 PM 4/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have recalled outfielder Reymond Fuentes from Triple-A Omaha and optioned outfielder Terrance Gore to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.

    Kansas City announced the moves before opening a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

    The (More)

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  • Softball. No. 15 Mizzou Drops Series Finale to No. 3 LSU

    No. 15 Mizzou Softball (35-11, 13-8) fell to the No. 3 LSU Tigers (42-8, 14-7) in the series finale on Monday (April 27) night, 9-0 in five inning. LSU used five runs in the third inning and four runs in the fifth inning to avoid the Mizzou sweep.

  • Baseball. No. 21 Mizzou Closes Road Trip at No. 16 Missouri State

    • Mizzou and Missouri State have met 49 times over the years, with the Bears holding a slight 25-24 lead. The two teams split the two meetings a season ago, both winning at home. MSU took game one of the series last week in Columbia, 9-8, as Mizzou squandered a...

  • Softball. Lowary Named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week

    Freshman LHP Paige Lowary was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week as announced by the conference on April 27. Lowary was lights out in four appearances last week as Mizzou picked up four more wins and extended its current winning streak to 10 games.

  • Softball. No. 15 Mizzou Softball Run-Rules No. 3 LSU to Clinch Series Win

    Mizzou Softball's hot hitting streak did not stop on Saturday (April 26) as the Black & Gold scored 10 runs on seven hits to run-rule No. 3 LSU, 10-2, and clinch the weekend series.

  • Baseball. No. 14 Mizzou Drops Finale at No. 8 Vanderbilt

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped its series finale at No. 8 Vanderbilt on Sunday (April 26) at Hawkins Field. Vanderbilt scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally past the Tigers, who stranded eight men on base and squandered a great outing from junior right Peter...