Posted 11:11 PM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO - Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer, and the Chicago White Sox kept Kansas City out of first place in the AL Central with a 5-4 victory over the Royals on Saturday night.
The Detroit Tigers, who lost 12-3 at Minnesota on Saturday, stayed one game ahead of the Royals entering the final (More)
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Posted 12:44 AM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Jhonny Peralta drove in three runs, one with the go-ahead single in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals survived an Arizona rally to beat the Diamondbacks 7-6 Friday night and stay alone atop the NL Central.
The game came hours after the Diamondbacks announced (More)
Posted 12:03 AM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Kansas City's long postseason drought is over.
The Royals clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 29 years, beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night behind seven scoreless innings from Jeremy Guthrie.
Kansas City secured at least a wild card and ended (More)
Posted 10:51 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Eric Hosmer homered and drove in two runs, Lorenzo Cain had four hits and scored twice, and the Kansas City Royals put themselves on the verge of a playoff spot with a 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
One more win for Kansas City, or a loss by (More)
Posted 1:41 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press
JOPLIN (AP) - Construction is scheduled to begin on a renovated stadium in Joplin that will be the home of an independent league baseball team.
Joplin city officials and supporters of the new team, called the Joplin Blasters, participated at a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for the new (More)
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Posted 10:19 PM 9/24/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings to outduel St. Louis' John Lackey and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Arrieta (10-5), coming off a one-hit shutout against Cincinnati last week, limited St. Louis to two hits and an (More)
Posted 9:57 PM 9/24/2014 by The Associated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer, Michael Brantley got three more hits and the Cleveland Indians stayed in the AL wild-card chase for at least one more day with a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
A loss would have eliminated the Indians, but after (More)
Posted 10:53 PM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Welington Castillo homered and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that tightened the NL Central race Tuesday night.
St. Louis' lead was reduced to 1 1/2 games over second-place Pittsburgh (More)
Posted 10:17 PM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland's punchless offense for seven innings as the Kansas City Royals kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the AL Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.
The hard-throwing Ventura (14-10) allowed four singles and (More)
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Posted 10:28 PM 9/22/2014 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors' only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.
Wainwright hit the 20-win mark for the second time while matching his career-high (More)
Posted 5:37 PM 9/22/2014 by The Associated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Scott Atchison struggled but got three outs in the 10th inning as the Cleveland Indians moved within 2½ games of Kansas City in the AL wild-card chase on Monday by completing a 4-3 win over the Royals in a game suspended on Aug. 31.
Atchison gave up a two-out RBI (More)
Posted 2:56 PM 9/22/2014 by The Associated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night.
Duffy (9-11), who had (More)
Sophomore Jess Meek used a third round 2-over par performance to move into the top 10 at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. on Sunday. The Carnoustie, Scotland, native finished the tournament 8-over par (76-72-73--221) in total, recording three birdies in the third round of play to move...
Alabama used a goal in the 84th minute to post a 1-0 win over the Mizzou soccer team Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 10-4-2 overall and 5-3-0 in Southeastern Conference action, while the Crimson Tide improved to 9-4-3 and 4-2-2.
Notes - Mizzou now leads the all-time series with MSU, 6-0, and has dropped just two sets, both of which came Sunday.
Mizzou volleyball snapped a four-match road losing streak with a 3-2, (23-25, 25-12, 25-13, 22-25, 15-12) win at Mississippi State on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 19) at Newell-Grissom Center. Junior outside hitter Regan Peltier (Nixa, Mo.) led Mizzou with a career-high 22 kills, doing so on .327 hitting. Peltier was one...