Posted 2:28 PM 2/7/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals have added former first baseman Mike Sweeney to their front office, giving him the title of special assistant to baseball operations.
Sweeney was a five-time All-Star for the Royals, and arguably their most popular player from 1995-2007. He was a career (More)
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Posted 3:34 PM 2/1/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have announced the signing of veteran pitcher Bruce Chen to a $4.25 million, one-year deal on Saturday that includes a mutual option for the 2015 season.
The sides reached an agreement Thursday but had to wait to announce it until Chen passed a physical. He'll (More)
Posted 4:45 PM 1/31/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals ace James Shields says he is open to discussing a contract extension that would keep him in Kansas City past the end of this season, when he is eligible for free agency.
That news should make fans, already flying high over a strong finish a year ago, feel even (More)
Posted 1:01 PM 1/30/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Lance Berkman, the six time MLB All-Star, has decided to retire. The 37-year-old, played 15 seasons, including two with the St. Louis Cardinals from 2011-2012.
Berkman helped lead the Cardinals to a World Series victory in 2011, a year where he also received recognition as NL (More)
Posted 9:14 PM 1/23/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Reliever Jon Rauch agreed Thursday to a minor league contract and will report to the major league spring training camp.
Rauch was just 1-2 with a 7.56 ERA in 15 appearances for the Marlins last season, but the 35-year-old right-hander was 3-7 with a respectable 3.59 ERA (More)
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Posted 7:53 PM 1/19/2014 by Brent Pearson, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
MEXICO - At 22-years-old, St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Michael Wacha has already played in the majors, the World Series and earned the National League Championship Series MVP award.
Wacha finished the 2013 regular season with 4-1 record posting a 2.78 ERA with 65 strikeouts. He appeared in (More)
Posted 3:39 PM 1/17/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA, MO - The University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame has announced their 2013 class. This year's inductees include Aaron Crow, Dan Pippin, John Putnam and Ashley Wysong.
Crow, currently a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, was a former Roger Clemens Award (More)
Posted 10:15 AM 1/17/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA - The St. Louis Cardinals launched their annual caravan tour across the region on Friday with stops scheduled in Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee and Arkansas. For fans in mid-Missouri, a group of current and former Cardinal pitchers will be making four stops in two days. Those players (More)
Posted 9:52 PM 12/11/2013 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals added pitching depth to their organization, signing right-hander Angel Castro to a one-year contract.
The 31-year-old Castro is 4-3 with a 1.29 ERA in eight starts for Aguilas in the Dominican Winter League and the Cardinals had spots open on their (More)
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Posted 4:12 PM 11/22/2013 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals have traded former World Series MVP David Freese to the Los Angeles Angels in a four-player deal.
The Cardinals also sent reliever Fernando Salas to the Angels on Friday in exchange for outfielder Peter Bourjos and prospect Randal Grichuk.
Posted 9:25 PM 11/20/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
DETROIT, MI - Make that two former Tigers playing for the Tigers.
Former Missouri Tigers baseball player Ian Kinsler has been traded from the Texas Rangers to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for first baseman Prince Fielder as reported by Baseball Insider Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The deal (More)
Posted 3:35 PM 11/20/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - After failing to return to the mound during the 2013 season, Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter has told Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he will officially retire.
Injuries were a huge factor in his decision to retire as he has dealt with a torn shoulder (More)
Brian Smith and his Tigers paid a visit to the Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City Thursday morning to be recognized in front of both the Missouri House and Senate. The Missouri state government celebrated the program's third-consecutive conference title as well as the University's fifth and youngest national champion...
The Tigers continued into day two out in California on Thursday with the completion of the women's heptathlon and men's decathlon, and the start of the track events at the Mt. SAC Relays.
>No. 8 Texas A&M proved to be too much for the Mizzou tennis team on Friday night as the Aggies defeated the Tigers, 4-0, in the second round of the 2014 SEC Women's Tennis Championship. The loss marked an end to Missouri's season and dropped their record to 9-21. The...
The Mizzou Women's Basketball program and Head Coach Robin Pingeton announce the addition of Juanita Robinson to the team for the 2014-15 season. The 5-10 guard will come to Mizzou from Johnson County Community College after playing at Zion Benton High School in Zion, Ill.
No. 13 Mizzou Softball (32-12, 9-6 SEC) continues Southeastern Conference action at home with Ole Miss (April 18-19), with the Tigers riding a streak of three-straight league series wins.