Posted 4:03 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota.
Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura (More)
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Posted 3:34 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday to close in the NL wild-card race.
Pittsburgh took two of three from the (More)
Posted 10:50 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.
The Royals had been shut down all night by the Twins' Ricky Nolasco, who scattered three (More)
Posted 10:02 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.
The Pirates won after reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen left in the fifth inning because of (More)
Posted 10:01 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will miss his next start due to soreness in his back, and Liam Hendricks will make his first start for the club Wednesday since arriving in a trade from Toronto.
Meanwhile, second baseman Omar Infante was held out of the lineup for (More)
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Posted 12:35 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Matt Holliday's two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.
Jon Jay's pinch-hit single tied the game with two outs in the seventh and Holliday followed with a sharp (More)
Posted 12:32 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.
Jacoby Ellsbury drove in a run in the (More)
Posted 5:07 PM 8/24/2014 by The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
Adrian Beltre put Texas ahead to stay with an RBI double in the first. Beltre had his (More)
Posted 3:49 PM 8/24/2014 by The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jimmy Rollins homered and Jerome Williams tossed eight strong innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
Ben Revere had a pair of hits and an RBI for Philadelphia, which took two of three from the Cardinals to (More)
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Posted 11:04 PM 8/23/2014 by The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie gave up a home run on his first pitch and not much else, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the Texas Rangers 6-3 Saturday night for their 24th win in 30 games.
Alex Gordon had two hits, including a first-inning homer for his 15th of the season, and (More)
Posted 10:13 AM 8/21/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.
After Neshek gave up his No. 41 uniform, Lackey gave him a baseball autographed by Babe Ruth that's worth thousands of (More)
Posted 10:10 AM 8/21/2014 by The Associated Press
DENVER (AP) - Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.
The loss trims the Royals' lead to one game over Detroit in the AL Central.(More)
Mizzou volleyball, riding a season-high four-match winning streak, will take its talents to South Beach this weekend as it will play two matches in the Miami Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 20). Mizzou will play UNC-Greensboro at 10 a.m. (CT) on Saturday before playing host Miami at 6 p.m. (CT). UNC-Greensboro...
Each Monday, head coach Gary Pinkel and players address the media at the MATC
Mizzou Women's Golf is fighting through more rainy weather at the Cougar Classic this week as rain delayed the first round on Sunday has also pushed up the third round. Teams will begin the third round at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow. Hosted by the College of Charleston at Yeamans Hall Club,...
The No. 18 Missouri Tigers (3-0 overall) close out their 2014 non-conference season this Saturday as they play host to the Indiana Hoosiers (1-1) at Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field. Kickoff for the contest is set for 3 p.m. CT, with the game being televised on the SEC Network.
Mizzou soccer senior forward Taylor Grant was named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, announced by the league office Monday. Grant scored both game-winning goals in Missouri's two wins last weekend to claim the award, the first such weekly honor of her career.