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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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • Local Scores: Thursday, April 16

    Local Scores: Thursday, April 16

    Posted 7:15 PM 4/16/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from around the area for Thursday, April 16, 2015:

    College Baseball:

    Columbia College sweeps the doubleheader against Missouri Baptist University, 7-0 and 7-3. 

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  • Lackey, Carpenter spark St. Louis' 4-0 win over Milwaukee

    Lackey, Carpenter spark St. Louis' 4-0 win over Milwaukee

    Posted 8:45 AM 4/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and Matt Carpenter doubled twice, helping the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday.

    Lackey (1-0) gave up five hits, struck out eight and walked one.

    Lackey, who allowed a pair of two-run homers in six innings in his most recent start, faced the Brewers for just the fourth time in his career.

    St. Louis took a 2-0 lead on two doubles and two singles in the sixth inning.

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  • Twins power their way past Royals 8-5 for series win

    Twins power their way past Royals 8-5 for series win

    Posted 8:40 AM 4/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season.

    Tommy Milone (2-0) picked up his second straight victory for the Twins, recovering from a rough start to (More)

  • Lynn solid again, leads Cardinals to win over Brewers

    Lynn solid again, leads Cardinals to win over Brewers

    Posted 10:42 PM 4/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Lance Lynn extended his April success with five solid innings and Matt Holliday had a two-run single in the first inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.

    Lynn (1-1) allowed one run and six hits. He pushed his (More)

  • Royals take 1st loss as Gibson, Twins win 3-1

    Royals take 1st loss as Gibson, Twins win 3-1

    Posted 10:12 PM 4/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kansas City became the last team in the majors to lose this season, as Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer for the Minnesota Twins in a 3-1 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night.

    The Royals (7-1) were chasing the 2003 (More)

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