Posted 2:32 PM 10/14/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher in place of the injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.
Molina had started the past 83 postseason games for the Cardinals, since (More)
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Posted 3:40 PM 10/13/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will have to wait another day to play Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Around 3:30 p.m. CT on Monday, the announcement came that due to inclement weather in the Kansas City area the game would not be able to be played Monday (More)
Posted 11:01 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game apiece.
The Cardinals won after losing All-Star catcher Yadier Molina (More)
Posted 10:12 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Resilience and perseverance are two traits that have come to epitomize the Kansas City Royals, who've turned into a playoff force with their run of late-inning wins.
They're two qualities that the Baltimore Orioles had better embrace.
After taking the first two (More)
Posted 10:09 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright insists he's fine physically, though he's failed to make it through the fifth inning in both of his postseason starts.
St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak said Sunday that he thinks Wainwright's workload is simply taking a toll. The GM (More)
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Posted 1:26 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory.
Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 (More)
Posted 2:07 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.
Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home (More)
Posted 12:14 AM 10/11/2014 by The Associated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - These Kansas City Royals, and Alex Gordon in particular, are way more than just speed and singles. Especially in extra innings.
Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday (More)
Posted 9:09 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The expectations that accompanied Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer were largely unfair, and anybody in the Kansas City Royals front office would probably be willing to admit it.
Moustakas was the second overall pick in the 2007 first-year player draft. Hosmer went third (More)
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Posted 12:35 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press
DANBURY, Connecticut (AP) - Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away.
Emmert, speaking after a lecture at Western Connecticut State University, said Wednesday the conferences should prioritize (More)
Posted 3:49 AM 10/9/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Baseball fans brace for a bit of magic that hasn't happened since 1985- a possible "I-70 Showdown."
As both the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals advance to the next round of the MLB playoffs, a friendly rivalry is turning into a big boost for one local (More)
Posted 2:52 PM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - They endured it together, Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. All those years with 90 losses, the managerial changes and youth movements and empty seats come late September.
Now, the Royals' designated hitter and left fielder are reveling in their playoff run.
Mizzou volleyball closed its season with a 3-2 (27-25, 25-23, 21-25, 21-25, 12-15) loss to Alabama on Wednesday night (Nov. 26) at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers were led by sophomore Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii), who tallied her 19th double-double of the season, matching the school record for double-doubles in...
Mizzou kept host school Chaminade at an arm's length throughout the Tigers' final game at the EA Sports Maui Invitational, outrunning the Silverswords down the stretch for a 74-60 victory.
The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team is ranked third nationally in the Nov. 26 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) NCAA Division I Men's Team Rankings, the CSCAA announced on Wednesday. The No. 3 ranking is the highest in program history, besting the No. 7 ranking the squad...
Mizzou volleyball sophomore All-American Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) was named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year, as announced by the SEC office on Wednesday (Nov. 25). Kan shares the award with Florida's Holly Pole and Texas A&M's Shelby Sullivan. This is the second major academic award for Kan this year...
For the second time this season, junior diver Lauren Reedy earned accolades from the Southeastern Conference, as she was named the SEC Female Diver of the Week on Tuesday. The Rochester Hills, Mich., native also earned the same honor on Oct. 28.