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  • Taveras helps Cardinals beat Brewers

    Taveras helps Cardinals beat Brewers

    Posted 9:34 PM 9/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Matt Adams and Oscar Taveras homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Saturday night to open a four-game lead in the NL Central.

    Lance Lynn pitched six effective innings as St. Louis won for the seventh time in its last eight games. Trevor (More)

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  • Yankees drop Royals 6-2

    Yankees drop Royals 6-2

    Posted 6:30 PM 9/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Brandon McCarthy won for the second time in six starts, and the New York Yankees feasted on Kansas City's bullpen in a 6-2 win Saturday after Royals starter Danny Duffy left because of an injury after just one pitch.

    A night after a 1-0 loss in the series opener dropped (More)

  • James Shields allows only three hits in 1-0 victory over Yankees

    James Shields allows only three hits in 1-0 victory over Yankees

    Posted 11:12 PM 9/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - James Shields pitched two-hit ball into the ninth inning and Nori Aoki lined a run-scoring single in the third following Chase Headley's two-base error, leading the Kansas City Royals over the New York Yankees 1-0 Friday night.

    Two starts after losing to the Yankees 8-1 in (More)

  • Cardinals' six-game win streak broken in 6-2 loss to Brewers

    Cardinals' six-game win streak broken in 6-2 loss to Brewers

    Posted 11:06 PM 9/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Scooter Gennett drove in three runs and Mike Fiers pitched into the seventh inning to lead Milwaukee past St. Louis 6-2 Friday night, snapping the Brewers' nine-game losing streak and trimming the Cardinals' lead in the NL Central to three games.

    Fiers (5-2) gave up two (More)

  • Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 to earn sixth straight win

    Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 to earn sixth straight win

    Posted 11:16 PM 9/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Marco Gonzales and his fellow St. Louis relievers worked out of several jams in combining for six innings of one-run ball, and the Cardinals held off the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Thursday night for their sixth straight win.

    The Cardinals moved to a season-high 14 (More)

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  • Gordon's 2-run shot leads Royals over Rangers 4-1

    Gordon's 2-run shot leads Royals over Rangers 4-1

    Posted 10:05 PM 9/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Jason Vargas pitched into the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 on Wednesday night to finish off a three-game sweep.

    Vargas (11-7) stranded four runners in scoring position before turning over a two-on (More)

  • Cardinals sweep Pirates, win 1-0

    Cardinals sweep Pirates, win 1-0

    Posted 4:55 PM 9/3/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Peter Bourjos hit a single in the bottom of the ninth inning to score Yadier Molina and help the Cardinals complete a sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates in walk-off fashion.

    Shelby Miller pitched outstanding as he went seven innings and only surrendered three hits, however he (More)

  • Wainwright wins 16th, Cardinals beat Pirates

    Wainwright wins 16th, Cardinals beat Pirates

    Posted 10:41 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright earned his 16th win and matched his career best with three RBIs, carrying the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

    The bottom of the order was the difference in the fourth win in a row for the NL Central (More)

  • Perez drives in go-ahead run as KC tops Texas 2-1

    Perez drives in go-ahead run as KC tops Texas 2-1

    Posted 10:35 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a scorching liner off the glove of third baseman Adrian Beltre for a single, allowing Jarrod Dyson to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Tuesday night.

    Jason Frasor (4-1) left (More)

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  • Wacha to start Thursday for Cardinals

    Wacha to start Thursday for Cardinals

    Posted 6:02 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha will replace Justin Masterson in the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation on Thursday and make his first start since mid-June.

    Manager Mike Matheny said Wacha, a breakout rookie star last year who was the NL championship series MVP, will be limited to around 60 (More)

  • Royals recall four to help depth in stretch run

    Royals recall four to help depth in stretch run

    Posted 4:04 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have recalled infielder Christian Colon, outfielder Terrance Gore and pitchers Aaron Crow and Liam Hendriks from Double-A Northwest Arkansas for their playoff push.

    Colon was in the starting lineup at third base for Tuesday night's game against Texas.

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  • Reliever Jason Motte returns to Cardinals from disabled list

    Reliever Jason Motte returns to Cardinals from disabled list

    Posted 3:37 PM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have activated reliever Jason Motte from the 15-day disabled list from a lower back strain, and added four others to put their active roster at 31 players.

    The Cardinals also recalled left-handers Marco Gonzales, Nick Greenwood and Tyler Lyons, and (More)

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  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Falls at Ole Miss as SEC Win Streak Comes to an End

    Mizzou volleyball had its 20-match SEC winning streak snapped on Wednesday night (Oct. 1) at Ole Miss as the Tigers fell to Ole Miss, 3-0 (18-25, 23-25, 22-25). The loss drops the Tigers to 11-6 on the season and 2-1 in SEC play. Senior Emily Wilson (Omaha, Neb.) led Mizzou...

  • W. Soccer. Soccer Hosts Kentucky Thursday in Pack the Park and Pink Out Match

    The Mizzou soccer team (7-2-2) return home to Walton Stadium to host a pair of key Southeastern Conference games this week. On Thursday, Oct. 2, the Tigers host Kentucky at 6 p.m. CT in the team's annual Pink Out and Pack the Park match. The game will be televised live...

  • W. Golf. Mizzou Takes Johnie Imes Tournament Title

    Mizzou Women's Golf finished strong at the Seventh Annual Johnie Imes Invitational. Held at Columbia's own Club at Old Hawthorne, Mizzou took first overall with a final tally 18-under par. The Tigers set tournament records with their team totals from the first and second rounds (282, 280) and their third...

  • W. Golf. Tigers Lead the Way at Johnie Imes

    Mizzou Women's Golf is holding onto a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play at the Johnie Imes Invitational. The Tigers finished the day 14-under par (282-280--562) to surpass Kansas State who is currently in second with a score 11-under par.

  • Football. Shane Ray Named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    This is the second weekly honor that Ray has garnered in what is quickly becoming an award-worthy season. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his 7-tackle performance in a win over UCF on Sept. 13th, which included four tackles for loss, two sacks and a...