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  • Royals win 4-2 against Athletics behind a gem from James Shields

    Royals win 4-2 against Athletics behind a gem from James Shields

    Posted 5:58 PM 8/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - James Shields pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly a month, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.

    Shields (10-6) retired his first 15 batters before Josh Reddick hit a leadoff homer in the sixth. Alberto Callaspo then (More)

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  • Cardinals use seventh inning rally to defeat Brewers 3-2

    Cardinals use seventh inning rally to defeat Brewers 3-2

    Posted 4:27 PM 8/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - John Lackey won his St. Louis debut when the Cardinals rallied for three runs in the seventh inning, capped by a go-ahead from rookie Oscar Taveras to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Sunday.

    The Cardinals took two of three from NL Central-leading Milwaukee and pulled (More)

  • Masterson victorious in Cards debut

    Masterson victorious in Cards debut

    Posted 9:43 PM 8/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong broke out of a slump with a home run and three RBIs and Justin Masterson won his St. Louis debut as the Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 on Saturday night.

    St. Louis, which had lost three of its previous four, moved two games behind first-place (More)

  • A's have eight-run fifth inning, defeat Royals 8-3

    A's have eight-run fifth inning, defeat Royals 8-3

    Posted 6:43 PM 8/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jon Lester won his Oakland debut while pitching into the seventh inning and Jonny Gomes got two hits during an eight-run burst in his return to the Athletics as they beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 Saturday.

    Two days after being traded from the sagging World Series (More)

  • Hosmer out with stress fracture in finger

    Hosmer out with stress fracture in finger

    Posted 2:39 PM 8/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will be out three to six weeks with a stress fracture of the third finger of his right hand.

    He aggravated a previous injury on a check swing in the fourth inning of a 6-3 victory Thursday night over the Minnesota Twins. (More)

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  • Royals hold out as trade deadline passes

    Royals hold out as trade deadline passes

    Posted 9:25 PM 7/31/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Stuck in limbo between contending and conceding, the Kansas City Royals opted to stand pat as baseball's non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday, even as several other teams pulled off splashy moves.

    The Tigers, who led the Royals by 4 1/2 games in the AL Central at (More)

  • Butler's pinch-hit HR lifts Royals over Indians

    Butler's pinch-hit HR lifts Royals over Indians

    Posted 10:33 PM 7/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pinch-hitter Billy Butler's two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.

    Butler connected against John Axford, sending a drive over the Royals' bullpen in left (More)

  • Pierzynski joining Cardinals

    Pierzynski joining Cardinals

    Posted 10:07 PM 7/25/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Former Boston Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski will join the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.

    Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported Friday night that the veteran catcher will be in Chicago for the game between the Cardinals and Cubs.  

    With All-Star catcher Yadier Molina on the (More)

  • Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss, 7-6

    Cubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss, 7-6

    Posted 7:28 PM 7/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Luis Valbuena hit a decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning Friday, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to hand the St. Louis Cardinals their fourth straight loss, 7-6.

    The teams combined for five home runs and 23 hits with a persistent wind at their (More)

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  • Gonzalez's late RBI propels Dodgers to 4-3 win over Cards

    Gonzalez's late RBI propels Dodgers to 4-3 win over Cards

    Posted 10:46 PM 7/20/2014 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal and the Los Angeles Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 4-3 victory on Sunday night.

    The Dodgers pulled into a virtual tie for first place (More)

  • Royals fail to score a run, lose to Red Sox 6-0

    Royals fail to score a run, lose to Red Sox 6-0

    Posted 3:49 PM 7/20/2014 by Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) -Jon Lester allowed no earned runs for the third time in four starts, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-0 win Sunday.

    In eight innings, the All-Star left-hander struck out eight and gave up two walks and four hits. Only one (More)

  • Napoli blasts homer, Red Sox defeat Royals 2-1

    Napoli blasts homer, Red Sox defeat Royals 2-1

    Posted 9:13 PM 7/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) - Rubby De La Rosa pitched seven solid innings and Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking homer to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

    It was the sixth win in seven games for the defending World Series champions, who are looking to (More)

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    Mizzou Golf won its third consecutive and fourth overall Turning Stone Intercollegiate title Monday in Verona, N.Y., with a score of 6-over-par 870. The Tigers never lost their lead throughout the 11-team tournament and defeated second-place finisher Cleveland State by 10 strokes.

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    Each Monday prior to Mizzou Football's game, head coach Gary Pinkel and student-athletes meet with the media.

  • Football. Tigers Turn Toward Toledo

    Mizzou (1-0) hits the road for the fi rst time in 2014 as they take on the Toledo Rockets (1-0) Saturday at 11 a.m. (central time) in Toledo, Ohio. Both teams are coming off of home victories this past Saturday against ranked FCS opponents. Mizzou jumped to a 21-7 lead...

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Soccer Posts 3-1 Victory Over SMU

    Freshman Savannah Trujillo scored two goals and junior Reagan Russell added another as the Mizzou soccer team posted a 3-1 win over SMU Sunday night in Dallas, Texas. With the win in goal, redshirt senior goalkeeper McKenzie Sauerwein broke Missouri's career wins record with 36. She entered the match tied...

  • W. Tennis. First Serve: Mizzou Tennis Spends Sunday Evening At Epic Mud Run

    The Fall 2014 Mizzou tennis season kicks off in just 19 days, as the Tigers head to Kansas City, Mo. on Friday, Sept. 19 for the Mizzou Invite. With the upcoming season on the horizon, head coach Sasha Schmid and assistant coach Jason Potthoff agreed on a unique team bonding...