Posted 7:23 PM 9/29/2013 by The Associated Press
CHICAGO - Bruce Chen pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and Kansas City beat the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Sunday in the finale of the Royals' best season in 24 years.
Kansas City won three of four in Chicago and went 17-10 in September for its most successful month of the (More)
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Posted 7:18 PM 9/29/2013 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS - Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals clinched home-field advantage throughout the National League playoffs when they beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 Sunday for their sixth straight win.
With the top seed, the NL Central champions will host the wild-card winner in Game 1 of a NL (More)
Posted 10:37 PM 9/27/2013 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - The Cardinals could clinch the National League Central Divsion championship Friday night with a win over the Cubs, or a Pittsburgh loss to Cincinnati. The highlights of the game sent the Redbirds to a promising post-season starting line.
In the bottom of the first, Yadier (More)
Posted 7:17 PM 9/25/2013 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals squared off against the Washington Nationals today. The Redbirds wanted to turn their two game Central Division lead into a division title as they close in on the post season.
The Cards would have to go through Jordan Zimmerman, who was looking for his (More)
Posted 4:20 PM 9/25/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Washington Nationals by a score of 4-1. The win cuts the Cardinals magic number to two games.
Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller didn't have a Michael Wacha esque day, but nonetheless got the job done. In six innings of action (More)
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Posted 9:53 PM 9/24/2013 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha lost his no-hit bid on Ryan Zimmerman's infield single with two outs in the ninth inning. St. Louis beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Tuesday night to close in on the NL Central title.
Making his ninth career start, Wacha came about as close (More)
Posted 10:50 PM 9/23/2013 by Jack Bernstein, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - The Cardinals opened their last homestand of the season tonight with a 4-3 victory over the Nationals, moving their magic number to just 4 games over division foes Pirates and the Reds. It is now possible for the Cardinals to claim the NL central pennant by Wednesday. The Cards are (More)
Posted 6:12 PM 9/23/2013 by Clayton Conness, Sports Digital Producer
SEATTLE, Wash.-The Kansas City Royals are still playing baseball, for now. The club has seven games left in its 2013 campaign and finds itself 3 1/2 games out of the second wild card spot. Seemingly, the only way for The Boys in Blue to find themselves playing in a week and a half is to win every (More)
Posted 3:40 PM 9/23/2013 by Clayton Conness, Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - After qualifying for the postseason on Sunday, the St. Louis Cardinals still have one more goal before October: win the NL Central. The magic number to do just that is five.
That total could be reduced even more as the Redbirds return home to Busch Stadium, where they have (More)
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Posted 7:38 PM 9/22/2013 by Associated Press
KANSAS CITY - Justin Maxwell hit a grand slam with two outs in the 10th inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 Sunday in a matchup of AL wild-card contenders.
The Oakland Athletics clinched the AL West with the Rangers' loss.
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Posted 7:27 PM 9/22/2013 by Associated Press
MILWAUKEE - The St. Louis Cardinals have clinched a playoff spot for the third straight year.
Washington's 4-2 loss to Miami in a doubleheader opener Sunday assured the Cardinals of at least an NL wild-card berth.
St. Louis began the day with a two-game NL Central lead over second-place Pittsburgh and a three-game margin over Cincinnati. The Cardinals played Sunday night at Milwaukee.
Posted 10:42 PM 9/18/2013 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
DENVER, Co. - The Cardinals cling to a slim lead over Pittsburgh in the National League Central. Just one game separates the Cards and Bucs. Wednesday night, St. Louis sent 16 game winner Adam Wainwright to the mound in Colorado against the Rockies.
Bottom of the first, Troy Tulowitzki hit (More)
Freshman P Tori Finucane earned her second shutout win vs. a ranked squad in the 7-0 win at No. 13 Texas A&M (March 7).
After winning two of three from Southern Miss last weekend, the Tigers will remain home this week as they host Alcorn State for a pair of midweek games on Tuesday and Wednesday at Taylor Stadium. Tuesday's game will begin at 6 p.m. while Wednesday's contest will start at 4 p.m....
It took four weeks, but there was finally baseball in Taylor Stadium last weekend. Mizzou played its first series of the season, a three-game set against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. A familiar opponent, the Tigers beat USM 4-2 in the season opener in a neutral site contest. Mizzou got...
No. 15 Mizzou doubleheader at Evansville, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, has been moved up a day to Tuesday, March 11.
It's NCAA Championships week for the track & field teams, as three Tigers prepare to make the trip down to Albuquerque, NM, for the nation's most competitive collegiate meet during the indoor season. Of these three, two will be representing the No. 25-ranked program in the NCAA, as released by...