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  • Missouri set to experience double dose of playoff baseball

    Missouri set to experience double dose of playoff baseball

    Posted 7:02 PM 9/28/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS, KANSAS CITY - The last time both Missouri professional baseball teams were in the postseason at the same time, Marty McFly was driving Doc Brown's Delorean throughout time. These next few weeks just may feel like a blast from the (More)

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  • Cardinals beat D-backs 1-0 after title decided

    Cardinals beat D-backs 1-0 after title decided

    Posted 6:10 PM 9/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals clinched their second straight NL Central title before the first pitch Sunday and closed out the regular season with a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

    The Cardinals were already in the postseason entering the day and celebrated the division (More)

  • Royals rally for 6-4 victory over White Sox

    Royals rally for 6-4 victory over White Sox

    Posted 6:08 PM 9/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Kansas City's chance for the AL Central title was erased by Detroit's victory on Sunday, and the Royals went on to a 6-4 comeback win over Chicago in the final game for retiring White Sox captain Paul Konerko.

    Coming into the final day of the regular season, Kansas City was (More)

  • Trumbo homers twice, D-Backs beat Cardinals 5-2

    Trumbo homers twice, D-Backs beat Cardinals 5-2

    Posted 11:28 PM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX - Mark Trumbo homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks prevented St. Louis from clinching the NL Central title with a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday night.

    The Cardinals secured at least a tie for the division crown when Pittsburgh lost to Cincinnati earlier Saturday (More)

  • Royals miss chance at 1st place, lose to White Sox

    Royals miss chance at 1st place, lose to White Sox

    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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  • Cardinals beat Arizona in 10, stay alone in 1st

    Cardinals beat Arizona in 10, stay alone in 1st

    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)

  • Royals clinch playoff spot with win over White Sox

    Royals clinch playoff spot with win over White Sox

    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)

  • Royals beat White Sox, now just one win away from playoff berth

    Royals beat White Sox, now just one win away from playoff berth

    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)

  • Construction begins on renovated stadium in Joplin

    Construction begins on renovated stadium in Joplin

    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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  • Arrieta flawless in Cubs' victory over Cardinals

    Arrieta flawless in Cubs' victory over Cardinals

    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)

  • Royals can't complete sweep in 6-4 loss

    Royals can't complete sweep in 6-4 loss

    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)

  • Castillo's HR in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards 4-3

    Castillo's HR in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards 4-3

    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)

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