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  • Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

    Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

    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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  • Cardinals beat Dodgers 10-9 after Kershaw wilts

    Cardinals beat Dodgers 10-9 after Kershaw wilts

    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)

  • Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    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)

  • Cardinals announce roster for NL Division Series

    Cardinals announce roster for NL Division Series

    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)

  • Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

    Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

    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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  • Royals fans elated after 9-8 win over Athletics

    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)

  • Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

    Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

    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)

  • Athletics, Royals set rosters for AL wild-card

    Athletics, Royals set rosters for AL wild-card

    Posted 2:19 PM 9/30/2014 by The Associated Press and KOMU Digital Staff

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals manager Ned Yost went with a nine-man pitching staff and Oakland counterpart Bob Melvin (More)

  • Missouri set to experience double dose of playoff baseball

    Missouri set to experience double dose of playoff baseball

    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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  • Cardinals beat D-backs 1-0 after title decided

    Cardinals beat D-backs 1-0 after title decided

    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)

  • Royals rally for 6-4 victory over White Sox

    Royals rally for 6-4 victory over White Sox

    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)

  • Trumbo homers twice, D-Backs beat Cardinals 5-2

    Trumbo homers twice, D-Backs beat Cardinals 5-2

    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)

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  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Volleyball Continues Road Trip at No. 8 Florida Friday

    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...

  • Football. Mizzou Hosts Vanderbilt for 2014 Homecoming

    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.

  • W. Golf. Meek Earns Top-10 Finish at Mercedes Benz

    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...

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Suffers 1-0 Defeat to Visiting Alabama on Sunday

    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.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou-MSU Postgame Notes

    Notes - Mizzou now leads the all-time series with MSU, 6-0, and has dropped just two sets, both of which came Sunday.