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  • Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    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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  • Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

    Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

    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)

  • Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

    Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

    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)

  • Royals fail to sweep Texas with 3-1 loss

    Royals fail to sweep Texas with 3-1 loss

    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)

  • Cardinals' bats nonexistent in 7-1 loss to Phillies

    Cardinals' bats nonexistent in 7-1 loss to Phillies

    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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  • Guthrie goes eight innings, Royals beat Rangers 6-3

    Guthrie goes eight innings, Royals beat Rangers 6-3

    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)

  • Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

    Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

    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)

  • McBride, De La Rosa lift Rockies past Royals, 5-2

    McBride, De La Rosa lift Rockies past Royals, 5-2

    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.

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  • Lynn, Peralta lead Cardinals to sweep of Reds

    Lynn, Peralta lead Cardinals to sweep of Reds

    Posted 9:57 AM 8/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

    Reds starter Johnny Cueto (15-7) was off-kilter from the get-go and missed a (More)

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  • Infante has 3 doubles to lead Royals past Rockies

    Infante has 3 doubles to lead Royals past Rockies

    Posted 8:55 AM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    DENVER (AP) - Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.

    James Shields pitched six solid innings to get the win for the Royals, who have now won 21 of 26 after getting to Colorado rookie (More)

  • Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

    Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

    Posted 8:51 AM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

    Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams' (More)

  • Cardinals put Mark Ellis on DL

    Cardinals put Mark Ellis on DL

    Posted 8:19 PM 8/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have put second baseman Mark Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, retroactive to Aug. 15.

    Infielder Greg Garcia was recalled from Triple-A Memphis before Tuesday night's game against Cincinnati.

    The 37-year-old Ellis (More)

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  • W. Tennis. Hine And Mizzou Singles Shine In Day 2 Of Mizzou Invite

    Mizzou continued play at the 2014 Mizzou Invite Saturday, and excelled in singles play with five victories against Mississippi State. Junior Kelli Hine delivered the showcase singles win for the Tigers, as she defeated No. 42 ITA ranked Georgiana Patrasc (6-3, 7-5).

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou 3, UNCG 1

    - The win improves Mizzou's season-long winning streak to five matches and the Tigers are now 7-1 on the year in matches played away from home.- A season-high 10 Tigers tallied at least one kill in the win.

  • W. Volleyball. Little Guides Mizzou Past UNCG in Miami Invite Opener

    All-Americans Whitney Little (Keller, Texas) and Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) guided Mizzou to a 3-1 (25-23, 20-25, 25-19, 25-14) win over UNC-Greensboro on Saturday morning (Sept. 20) in the Tigers' first match of the Miami Invitational. Little tallied 12 kills and 10 blocks for her third career block-kill double-double and...

  • Football. Gameday FootBlog: #IUvsMIZZ

    The 18th-ranked Missouri Tigers (3-0) wrap up the non-conference portion of their schedule Saturday afternoon on Faurot Field, when they welcome the Indiana Hoosiers (1-1). Come join us on the FootBlog!

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Runs Unbeaten Streak to Seven With 3-1 Win Over LSU

    The Mizzou soccer team ran its unbeaten streak to seven matches after a 3-1 win over LSU in the Southeastern Conference opener Friday night at Walton Stadium. Junior Reagan Russell scored twice and freshman Kaitlyn Clark added the first goal and assist of her career to propel Missouri to a...