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  • Moustakas, Perez homer in Royals' 6-4 win over Angels

    Moustakas, Perez homer in Royals' 6-4 win over Angels

    Posted 9:24 AM 4/12/2015 by The Associated Press

    ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie put his Game 7 loss to San Francisco in the World Series behind him long ago, as did his teammates, and started focusing on helping the Kansas City Royals repeat as AL champions.

    Guthrie threw 94 pitches in his season debut on Saturday night (More)

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  • Adams homers, spurs Cardinals to 4-1 win over Reds

    Adams homers, spurs Cardinals to 4-1 win over Reds

    Posted 3:38 PM 4/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Matt Adams delivered his first home run of the season and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Cincinnati Reds' season-opening winning streak at four with a 4-1 win on Saturday.

    Kolten Wong drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, Jhonny Peralta and Yadier Molina added (More)

  • A big fifth inning propels No. 20 Missouri past Tennessee

    A big fifth inning propels No. 20 Missouri past Tennessee

    Posted 2:08 PM 4/11/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The No. 20 Missouri Tigers defeated the Tennessee Volunteers for the second game in a row and combined to score 18 runs in the two games.

    Zach Lavy knocked in another RBI and a triple after going 2-3 in game two while Case Munson and Jack Klages hit back-to-back (More)

  • Morales, Vargas lead unbeaten Royals past Angels, 4-2

    Morales, Vargas lead unbeaten Royals past Angels, 4-2

    Posted 8:09 AM 4/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Kendrys Morales homered, Lorenzo Cain drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals remained unbeaten with a 4-2 victory over Los Angeles on Friday night in the Angels' home opener.

    Eric Hosmer drove in an early run and Jason Vargas pitched six solid innings (More)

  • No. 20 Mizzou baseball evens series with Tennessee

    No. 20 Mizzou baseball evens series with Tennessee

    Posted 8:22 AM 4/11/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The No. 20 Mizzou baseball team evened the series with a 8-3 win over Tennessee on Friday night. The Tigers move to 23-12 on the year and 9-5 in SEC Play.

    Reigning SEC Pitcher of the Week freshman Tanner Houck took the mound for Mizzou. Tennessee took an early 2-0 (More)

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  • Joey Votto's 2 homers lead unbeaten Reds over Cardinals 5-4

    Joey Votto's 2 homers lead unbeaten Reds over Cardinals 5-4

    Posted 10:10 PM 4/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Joey Votto hit a pair of two-run homers - the strongest indication yet that he's fully back in form - and Todd Frazier had a tiebreaking sacrifice fly on Friday night, keeping the Cincinnati Reds unbeaten with a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

    The Reds are 4-0 (More)

  • Cardinals put catcher Tony Cruz on paternity leave

    Cardinals put catcher Tony Cruz on paternity leave

    Posted 10:12 PM 4/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Cardinals reserve catcher Tony Cruz has been placed on paternity leave before the first game in a series against the Cincinnati Reds.

    The Cardinals called up catcher Ed Easley from Triple-A Memphis on Friday for his major league debut. Easley, 29, has played 646 games in (More)

  • Local Scores: Thursday, April 9

    Local Scores: Thursday, April 9

    Posted 9:19 PM 4/9/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Thursday, April 9, 2015:

    NCAA Baseball:

    Mizzou falls to Tennessee in series opener, 5-2.

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  • Mizzou baseball drops series opener to Tennessee

    Mizzou baseball drops series opener to Tennessee

    Posted 9:16 PM 4/9/2015

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The No. 20 Mizzou baseball team dropped its series opener against Tennessee, 5-2, on Thursday night. The loss drops the Tigers to 22-12 and 8-5 in SEC play (7-3 against SEC East teams). Junior Reggie McClain allowed just three hits through four innings but (More)

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  • Royals beat White Sox 4-1 for season-opening 3-game sweep

    Royals beat White Sox 4-1 for season-opening 3-game sweep

    Posted 9:21 PM 4/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Edinson Volquez must have gotten tired from all the times he tipped his cap.

    He certainly didn't labor much on the mound.

    Volquez dazzled over eight innings in his Royals debut, and Kansas City's defense made a series of spectacular plays behind him in a 4-1 (More)

  • Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Mid-Missouri sporting event cancellations

    Posted 9:29 AM 4/9/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Due to inclement weather, the following sporting events involving mid-Missouri teams have been either rescheduled or canceled.

    Lincoln University: instead of playing four games across three days, the Lincoln baseball team will now host Northeastern State for a (More)

  • Cain comes through in 8th with 2-run homer for Royals

    Cain comes through in 8th with 2-run homer for Royals

    Posted 10:44 PM 4/8/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning for his third hit and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 Wednesday night.

    Cain homered off Zach Putnam (0-1), the fourth White Sox pitcher, after Alcides Escobar led off the inning with a (More)

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