Posted 2:32 PM 10/14/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher in place of the injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.
Molina had started the past 83 postseason games for the Cardinals, since (More)
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Posted 3:40 PM 10/13/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will have to wait another day to play Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Around 3:30 p.m. CT on Monday, the announcement came that due to inclement weather in the Kansas City area the game would not be able to be played Monday (More)
Posted 11:01 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game apiece.
The Cardinals won after losing All-Star catcher Yadier Molina (More)
Posted 10:12 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Resilience and perseverance are two traits that have come to epitomize the Kansas City Royals, who've turned into a playoff force with their run of late-inning wins.
They're two qualities that the Baltimore Orioles had better embrace.
After taking the first two (More)
Posted 10:09 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright insists he's fine physically, though he's failed to make it through the fifth inning in both of his postseason starts.
St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak said Sunday that he thinks Wainwright's workload is simply taking a toll. The GM (More)
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Posted 1:26 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory.
Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 (More)
Posted 2:07 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.
Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home (More)
Posted 12:14 AM 10/11/2014 by The Associated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - These Kansas City Royals, and Alex Gordon in particular, are way more than just speed and singles. Especially in extra innings.
Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday (More)
Posted 9:09 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The expectations that accompanied Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer were largely unfair, and anybody in the Kansas City Royals front office would probably be willing to admit it.
Moustakas was the second overall pick in the 2007 first-year player draft. Hosmer went third (More)
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Posted 12:35 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press
DANBURY, Connecticut (AP) - Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away.
Emmert, speaking after a lecture at Western Connecticut State University, said Wednesday the conferences should prioritize (More)
Posted 3:49 AM 10/9/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Baseball fans brace for a bit of magic that hasn't happened since 1985- a possible "I-70 Showdown."
As both the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals advance to the next round of the MLB playoffs, a friendly rivalry is turning into a big boost for one local (More)
Posted 2:52 PM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - They endured it together, Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. All those years with 90 losses, the managerial changes and youth movements and empty seats come late September.
Now, the Royals' designated hitter and left fielder are reveling in their playoff run.
The Mizzou soccer team scored three second half goals to comeback and earn a 3-3 tie against Ole Miss Friday night in Oxford, Miss. Freshman Jessica Johnson tallied the first two goals of her Tiger career and senior Kaysie Clark notched the equalizer for her third of the year.
Notes -Friday's loss drops the Tigers to 13-10 on the year and 4-4 in SEC play. Mizzou is now 32-14 all-time in SEC play and 14-8 on the road in SEC play.- Florida now leads the all-time series with Mizzou, 4-2, as the win for the Gators snapped a two-match...
Mizzou volleyball lost at No. 8 Florida, 3-0 (17-25, 19-25, 13-25), on Friday night (Oct. 24) at the O'Connell Center. Senior Emily Wilson (Omaha, Neb.) tallied her 1,000th career kill in the loss, becoming the 14th player in program history to join the 1,000-kill club. She is the 10th Mizzou...
The Mizzou women's swimming and diving team beat No. 22 Arkansas, 166-134, on Friday to begin the Southeastern Conference season 1-0. The Tigers won 10 of 16 events including both relays en route to the victory.
At day one of the 2014 Hoosier Classic, Mizzou tennis racked up X wins on the day including X in singles and X in doubles play. Sophomore Cassidy Spearman led the Tigers success, winning both her singles and doubles match at the Indiana Tennis Center.