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  • Moustakas gets 2 hits for perfect Royals vs. winless Brewers

    Moustakas gets 2 hits for perfect Royals vs. winless Brewers

    Posted 6:44 PM 3/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX (AP) - Mike Moustakas had two hits, including a two-run double, and the Kansas City Royals stayed perfect in Cactus League play with a 5-4 win over the winless Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.

    The AL champion Royals are 6-0 and the lone unbeaten team in the majors during the exhibition (More)

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  • Wacha goes 2 perfect innings, Cardinals lose to Red Sox 3-0

    Wacha goes 2 perfect innings, Cardinals lose to Red Sox 3-0

    Posted 3:11 PM 3/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Michael Wacha struck out four of the six batters he faced in his spring debut Monday in the St. Louis Cardinals' 3-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox.

    Wacha threw 27 pitches in two perfect innings.

    A postseason sensation in 2013, Wacha missed most of last year (More)

  • Mizzou baseball swept by UW-Milwaukee

    Mizzou baseball swept by UW-Milwaukee

    Posted 4:19 PM 3/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Though pitching was strong again for the Tigers, as Peter Fairbanks allowed just one earned run over 6.0 innings while striking out five, Mizzou dropped its third consecutive game to Milwaukee 3-1 on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. Junior Zach hit his first Division I home run in the loss (More)

  • Lynn leaves game with hip injury as Cardinals beat Marlins

    Lynn leaves game with hip injury as Cardinals beat Marlins

    Posted 3:48 PM 3/8/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Right-hander Lance Lynn left the St. Louis Cardinals' spring training game in the second inning Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, but six relievers combined to allow only one run in a 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins.

    Lynn said the injury wasn't serious, but (More)

  • Alex Rios homers again as Royals hold off Reds 3-2

    Alex Rios homers again as Royals hold off Reds 3-2

    Posted 4:56 PM 3/7/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Alex Rios hit his third homer of the spring, Danny Duffy was sharp in his return to the mound and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday.

    Rios connected off Reds reliever J.J. Hoover in the fifth inning to give Kansas City the lead. All (More)

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  • Strasburg has tough inning, Nationals beat Cardinals 6-5

    Strasburg has tough inning, Nationals beat Cardinals 6-5

    Posted 4:53 PM 3/7/2015 by The Associated Press

    VIERA, Florida (AP) - Stephen Strasburg ran into a little trouble in his first spring start for Washington, allowing five straight batters to reach base Saturday in the Nationals' 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Strasburg quickly got through the first inning, then gave three hits and (More)

  • Missouri baseball drops second straight to Milwaukee

    Missouri baseball drops second straight to Milwaukee

    Posted 3:22 PM 3/7/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Following a disappointing 7-4 defeat on Friday, in which Missouri allowed its highest run total of the season, the Tigers lost to the Milwaukee Panthers 5-1 on Saturday.

    After the loss, Missouri falls to 10-3 on the season with one game left in the series.

    On the mound (More)

  • Ventura shaky as Royals rally for 11-9 win over Indians

    Ventura shaky as Royals rally for 11-9 win over Indians

    Posted 6:22 PM 3/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    GOODYEAR, Arizona (AP) - Yordano Ventura stepped to the mound for the Kansas City Royals for the first time since Game 6 of the World Series. The results were nothing like they were last October.

    Ventura was battered for four runs in his spring training debut Friday before the Kansas City (More)

  • Gonzales impresses in Cardinals' victory over Astros

    Gonzales impresses in Cardinals' victory over Astros

    Posted 8:23 AM 3/7/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Marco Gonzales began his bid to become the fifth starter for the St. Louis Cardinals by pitching two shutout innings Friday in a 5-2 win over the Astros.

    Gonzales gave up one hit and one walk. He went 4-2 with a 4.15 ERA in 10 games for the NL Central champions last (More)

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  • Royals' Collins has ligament damage; Infante to get MRI exam

    Royals' Collins has ligament damage; Infante to get MRI exam

    Posted 2:14 PM 3/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Royals reliever Tim Collins will seek a second opinion after an MRI exam revealed ligament damage in his left elbow, while second baseman Omar Infante was headed for his own MRI because of continued soreness in his right elbow.

    Collins, who left his spring training (More)

  • Heyward leads Cardinals past Marlins

    Heyward leads Cardinals past Marlins

    Posted 5:30 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Miami's Giancarlo Stanton was hitless in his first two at-bats in a major league game since being struck in the face by a pitch last September, and Jason Heyward singled in his first at-bat with the St. Louis Cardinals, a 4-1 victory over the Marlins on Thursday.

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  • Darvish leaves Rangers' 5-4 loss to Royals after 1 inning

    Darvish leaves Rangers' 5-4 loss to Royals after 1 inning

    Posted 5:23 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Rangers ace Yu Darvish left his spring training debut with tightness in his right triceps after pitching a scoreless inning in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals.

    Darvish, who ended last season on the DL with elbow inflammation, felt tightness warming up (More)

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