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  • Price throws five-hitter as Tigers top Royals 2-1

    Price throws five-hitter as Tigers top Royals 2-1

    Posted 9:30 PM 5/2/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night.

    Price (3-1) limited the Royals to four singles until Lorenzo Cain homered with two-out in the ninth spoiled his (More)

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  • Cards again beat Pirates 2-1 in extras, win in 11th

    Cards again beat Pirates 2-1 in extras, win in 11th

    Posted 5:35 PM 5/2/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Carpenter hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Saturday and the St. Louis Cardinals once again beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 in extras.

    The Cardinals have won five in a row. They defeated the Pirates 2-1 Friday night on Matt Adams' single in the 10th.

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  • No. 20 Missouri baseball blasts Ole Miss

    No. 20 Missouri baseball blasts Ole Miss

    Posted 4:08 PM 5/2/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Tigers came out swinging as they defeated the Ole Miss Rebels by a score of 18-1.

    Missouri's 18 runs mark the most runs scored by the Tigers since Mar. 24, 2012 against North Dakota when the team put up 21 runs. This also is the largest run total ever by Missouri in SEC (More)

  • Royals shortstop Escobar placed on 7-day concussion list

    Royals shortstop Escobar placed on 7-day concussion list

    Posted 5:14 PM 5/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday, retroactive to Thursday.

    Escobar, who did not miss a game last season, was struck in the face by Danny Salazar's pitch in the fifth inning Wednesday night in (More)

  • Duffy throws gem, Hosmer homers, Royals beat Tigers 8-1

    Duffy throws gem, Hosmer homers, Royals beat Tigers 8-1

    Posted 11:39 AM 5/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Danny Duffy pitched shutout ball into the eighth and Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Thursday night.

    The Royals lost 13 of 19 to Detroit last year to finish a game behind the Tigers, who have won the past four AL (More)

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  • Mack Rhoades off and running at Missouri

    Mack Rhoades off and running at Missouri

    Posted 8:39 PM 4/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Asked how to raise attendance at sporting events, new Missouri athletic director Mack Rhoades said simply, "Win games."

    "That's just human nature," Rhoades said. "People want to be associated with a winning program. They want to be associated with the next great thing."

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  • Local Scores: Thursday, April 30

    Local Scores: Thursday, April 30

    Posted 7:45 PM 4/30/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from around the area for April 30, 2015.

    Men's College Baseball:

    Peru State defeats Central Methodist in the opening game of the Heart of America Athletic Conference (More)

  • Wainwright has surgery to repair torn Achillies tendon

    Wainwright has surgery to repair torn Achillies tendon

    Posted 11:33 AM 5/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has had surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon, an injury that will sideline him for the rest of the season.

    "Everything went well," Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said after Thursday's operation. "No surprises, which was (More)

  • Carpenter, Adams lead Cardinals over Phillies 9-3

    Carpenter, Adams lead Cardinals over Phillies 9-3

    Posted 11:37 AM 5/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Adams had three hits, including a tiebreaking, two-run homer, and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a short outing by Tim Cooney in his major league debut to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-3 Thursday for their third straight win.

    Cooney, a 24-year-old left-hander (More)

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  • Royals' Escobar hit in head by pitch

    Royals' Escobar hit in head by pitch

    Posted 6:58 PM 4/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was hit in the head by a pitch from Cleveland's Danny Salazar in the fifth inning on Wednesday.

    Escobar was hit in the left side of the helmet and dropped to the ground immediately as two Royals trainers rushed on the field.

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  • St. Louis Cardinals suing local nonprofit over ticket sales

    St. Louis Cardinals suing local nonprofit over ticket sales

    Posted 2:54 PM 4/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have filed a lawsuit against a nonprofit, accusing it of breaching a contract and committing fraud by selling hundreds of tickets over face value.

    The lawsuit says the Leagues of Extraordinary Gentlemen, which runs the Lewis & Clark Baseball (More)

  • Cardinals end two-game skid; defeat Phillies

    Cardinals end two-game skid; defeat Phillies

    Posted 10:22 PM 4/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Carpenter tripled and doubled, and the St. Louis Cardinals had season highs in runs and hits to help Michael Wacha remain unbeaten with an 11-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

    Matt Holliday and Matt Adams each added three hits for the (More)

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  • Football. Mizzou's Pinkel Inducted Into MAC Hall of Fame

    The Mid-American Conference will induct its 2015 Hall of Fame Class on Wednesday (May 27) and Mizzou head football coach Gary Pinkel will be among the five honorees in this year's class. Pinkel was the head football coach at Toledo from 1991-2000 and is a 1975 graduate of Kent State....

  • General News. Mizzou Athletics Posts Another Banner Year in the Classroom

    As the NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rates (APR) on Wednesday (May 27), Mizzou once again found itself ranked among the SEC's best as it continues to `Prepare Champions For Life.' Mizzou posted four conference-best marks while ranking tied for second in average program APR among all 14 SEC...

  • Track. Track & Field Set for First Round of NCAA Championships

    AUSTIN, Tx. - The 2015 outdoor track & field post-season continues to heat up this weekend, as 24 Tigers make the trek to Austin, Tx., for the NCAA Championship West Preliminary Rounds, held in Mike A. Myers Stadium from May 28-30. Only the top 48 in each event qualify for...

  • Wrestling. Five Tigers Named To 2015 NWCA All-Academic Team

    Five members of Mizzou wrestling were named to the 2015 NWCA All-Academic Team, as announced last Friday by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. The five recipients tied Stanford for the most individuals to crack this year's list.

  • W. Tennis. Colt Gaston Joins Mizzou Tennis Coaching Staff

    Former ATP professional and ITA All-American at LSU, Colt Gaston, has been named the new Mizzou Tennis Assistant Coach, as announced today by head coach Sasha Schmid.