Posted 6:22 PM 2/13/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
CARY, NC - For the first time since 2008, the Missouri baseball team is 2-0 to start the season. The Tigers swept a doubleheader with Iona Friday afternoon at the USA Baseball Complex in Cary, North Carolina.
Mizzou won game one, 4-3, on a walk-off walk. That capped a late-inning (More)
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Posted 2:23 PM 2/13/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) - The Kansas City Royals and closer Greg Holland avoided salary arbitration when they agreed to an $8.25 million, one-year contract before their hearing.
Under the terms of Friday's agreement, Holland will receive a $100,000 assignment bonus if he's traded.(More)
Posted 2:13 PM 2/13/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals and reliever Kelvin Herrera have agreed on a $4.15 million, two-year deal that avoids arbitration, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal will not be completed (More)
Posted 10:37 AM 2/10/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Outfielder Jon Jay and the St. Louis Cardinals have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a two-year contract worth $10,975,000.
Jay gets a $1.25 million signing bonus under Monday's agreement, $3.5 million this year and $6,225,000 in 2016.
He hit .303 last year (More)
Posted 9:47 AM 2/10/2015 by The Associated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Right-hander James Shields, who helped Kansas City reach the World Series last season, has agreed to a four-year contract with the San Diego Padres.
Shields is the latest addition by first-year general manager A.J. Preller, who in December added sluggers Matt Kemp, Justin (More)
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Posted 2:31 PM 2/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
MEMPHIS, Tenn, - The No. 25 ranked William Woods University baseball team captured its second straight win on the year on Saturday afternoon, as the team took the first game of the three game series against Division II Christian Brothers University, 7-2. In its second outing in two (More)
Posted 2:07 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have invited 23 non-roster players to spring training, including former fifth overall draft pick Bubba Starling and promising youngsters Miguel Almonte and Raul Mondesi.
Starling, who grew up near Kansas City, has struggled in the minor leagues but will get a (More)
Posted 2:44 PM 1/21/2015 by The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer is being introduced by the Washington Nationals as the newest member of their talented pitching rotation after finalizing a $210 million, seven-year contract.
The Nationals announced the agreement with the free agent on Wednesday and are holding a news (More)
Posted 10:02 AM 1/20/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals will wear uniform patches this season to honor the late Oscar Taveras.
The rookie outfielder died last October in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.
Cardinals uniforms will feature patches with Taveras' initials and his No. 18. Team chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. said the club also is renovating a field in Taveras' hometown of Sosua.
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Posted 8:59 AM 1/19/2015 by The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Various reports say 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer has agreed to a seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals.
Neither the Nationals nor Scherzer's agent immediately responded to requests for comment Sunday night.
Scherzer, a 30-year-old right-hander (More)
Posted 5:05 PM 1/18/2015 by The Associated Press
OXON HILL, Maryland - Two huge video screens flanked a banner that stretched about the length of a third-and-long and hung behind the dais at the front of an expansive ballroom.
On the banner and the screens were the logos of the five wealthiest and most powerful conferences in college (More)
Posted 2:41 PM 1/16/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Relief pitchers Louis Coleman and Tim Collins agreed to one-year contracts with the Kansas City Royals on Friday, allowing both of them to avoid arbitration.
Collins agreed at $1,475,000 and Coleman at $725,000.
The 25-year-old Collins, a left-hander, had a 3.86 (More)
A career night for sophomore Sierra Michaelis wasn't enough to lift the 7th-seeded Tigers over the 10th-seeded Lady Bulldogs. Michaelis knocked down a career-best 29 points in the game while grabbing six boards and dishing four assists. Michaelis has now scored 20 or more points in four games this season....
Mizzou Men's Basketball (9-21, 2-14) closes its conference schedule at Mississippi State on Saturday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. on SEC Network.
After cancelling its series against Central Arkansas due to weather, the Mizzou baseball program has added a game to its schedule. Mizzou baseball will host Truman State this upcoming Tuesday (March 10) at 6 p.m. inside Taylor Stadium.
The Mizzou soccer team will play four games, including one home match during the 2015 spring season, Head Coach Bryan Blitz announced on Thursday. The schedule features two shortened games against National Women Soccer League teams FC Kansas City and the Chicago Red Stars in St. Louis (April 4), a...
After a program defining regular season, No. 1 Mizzou wrestling is set to begin postseason play this weekend at the Hearnes Center with the 2015 MAC Championships. Joining the Tigers are Mid-American Conference opponents in Old Dominion, Central Michigan, Northern Iowa, Ohio, Kent State, Northern Illinois, and Eastern Michigan.