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  • Cardinals say Adam Wainwright to make first start Saturday

    Cardinals say Adam Wainwright to make first start Saturday

    Posted 3:02 PM 3/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals say ace Adam Wainwright is to make his first spring training start on Saturday against Atlanta.

    Wainwright sustained a mild abdominal strain early in spring training. He has thrown a pair of bullpen sessions since the injury, including about (More)

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  • Ventura hit hard in Royals' 6-5 win over Indians

    Ventura hit hard in Royals' 6-5 win over Indians

    Posted 6:12 PM 3/16/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Yordano Ventura gave up four runs in the first two innings, but the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 Monday.

    Ventura gave up hits to the first four batters, with Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana contributing RBI singles in a three-run (More)

  • Lackey outduels Price in first spring training start

    Lackey outduels Price in first spring training start

    Posted 3:00 PM 3/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - John Lackey pitched three perfect innings in his spring training debut, outpitching David Price in the St. Louis Cardinals' 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.

    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny let the 36-year-old Lackey set his own pace during camp and it (More)

  • Mizzou baseball into Collegiate Baseball Top 30

    Mizzou baseball into Collegiate Baseball Top 30

    Posted 4:09 PM 3/16/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Following a three-game sweep at Georgia to start SEC play, the Missouri Tigers baseball team has cracked the Collegiate Baseball Top 30.

    The Tigers (15-4, 3-0) moved into the ranking, released Monday, at No. 26. In the USA Today Coaches Poll and National College Baseball Writers (More)

  • Tulowitzki, Morneau go deep, Rockies overpower Royals 6-2

    Tulowitzki, Morneau go deep, Rockies overpower Royals 6-2

    Posted 6:02 PM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki and Justin Morneau hit home runs on consecutive pitches in the first inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

    Tulowitzki's liner off Royals rookie Aaron Brooks curled inside the left field foul (More)

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  • Dozier homers for Twins in 6-6 tie with Cardinals

    Dozier homers for Twins in 6-6 tie with Cardinals

    Posted 3:57 PM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    FORT MYERS, Florida (AP) - Brian Dozier hit his second home run of the spring, a two-run shot off Carlos Martinez in the third inning, and the Minnesota Twins and the St. Louis Cardinals played to a 6-6, nine-inning tie Sunday.

    With a strong contingent of Cardinals fans making the drive (More)

  • Vargas roughed up for 5 runs, Royals Lose to Angels in 10

    Vargas roughed up for 5 runs, Royals Lose to Angels in 10

    Posted 7:04 PM 3/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Collin Cowgill hit a two-run double in a five-run fifth inning against Jason Vargas, and a Los Angeles Angels split squad beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 in 10 innings Saturday.

    Vargas retired the side in order in the first, but then allowed nine of the next 13 (More)

  • Sano hits long HR, Twins beat Cardinals

    Sano hits long HR, Twins beat Cardinals

    Posted 5:36 PM 3/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Minnesota Twins prospect Miguel Sano hit a long, two-run homer Saturday in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Sano, a 21-year-old third baseman, missed last season because of Tommy John surgery. He connected off Cardinals reliever Tyler Lyons for a deep drive (More)

  • Missouri sweeps Georgia in SEC Doubleheader

    Missouri sweeps Georgia in SEC Doubleheader

    Posted 2:21 PM 3/14/2015 by Tyler Murry and Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producers

    ATHENS, Georgia - The Missouri baseball team defeated Georgia twice, 5-1 and 8-4, to start SEC play on Saturday. With the pair of wins, Missouri has now won four straight games and improves to 14-4 overall and 2-0 in conference play. 

    Both pitchers for Missouri had strong outings. (More)

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  • Perez hits 3-run homer as Royals top Athletics

    Perez hits 3-run homer as Royals top Athletics

    Posted 6:21 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Edinson Volquez had a shaky start, but Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer to offset a two-run double by former teammate Billy Butler and the Kansas City Royals beat an Oakland Athletics split squad 8-4 Friday.

    Perez homered to left in the four-run first with Eric (More)

  • Cards fall to Marlins, 6-3

    Cards fall to Marlins, 6-3

    Posted 4:50 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Mat Latos allowed two hits over three scoreless innings in his first appearance in a Miami Marlins' uniform, a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.

    Acquired from Cincinnati in an offseason trade, Latos angered the Reds when he told Fox during spring (More)

  • Reynolds homers off Norris, Cardinals beat Orioles

    Reynolds homers off Norris, Cardinals beat Orioles

    Posted 2:21 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Mark Reynolds hit his first home run of the spring, connecting off Bud Norris as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-2 Thursday.

    Reynolds, who signed a one-year, $2 million free agent contract in the offseason, hit a three-run homer in the third inning.

    Tony Cruz doubled and singled for St. Louis, making him 5 for 8 in exhibition play.

    Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia gave up one run and two hits in four innings.

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