Posted 10:45 PM 10/21/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Hunter Pence most definitely found the right place.
A day after saying he hadn't been sure until this year that the Royals played in Missouri rather than Kansas, Pence jolted Kauffman Stadium with a two-run, first-inning homer that quieted the crowd and sparked the San (More)
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Posted 8:09 AM 10/21/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - Starting Tuesday, the national spotlight will shine on Kansas City baseball for the first time in nearly three decades.
What could be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the coverage is the city's deep Negro Leagues heritage.
"Kansas City is the birthplace of the Negro (More)
Posted 7:32 PM 10/21/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Business managers say they know how to prepare for big games involving the St. Louis Cardinals but are unsure what preparation should like for Kansas City Royals games, as the World Series kicks off Tuesday.
One business owner said during the regular season he was able to (More)
Posted 6:42 PM 10/21/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - The Royals have called Kansas City home since 1969, but before the Royals, there was Municipal Stadium.
Built in 1923 Municipal Stadium, originally named Muehlebach Field, hosted all of Kansas City's sports teams. The Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League were first (More)
Posted 4:52 PM 10/21/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter and Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
KANSAS CITY - We asked viewers on our Facebook page what their favorite Kansas City barbeque place was, and Oklahoma Joe's came away the big winner.
The barbecue joint opened its doors Tuesday morning to a pack of hungry baseball fans eager to indulge in Kansas City-style barbecue.(More)
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Posted 9:11 AM 10/21/2014 by Amanda LaBrot, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - Tuesday is game one of the World Series. It's the first time in nearly 30 years that the Royals will be there, bringing back fond memories for many Kansas City fans.
Alison Schenkelberg is an MU Law student originally from Kansas City. She said she grew up going to games with (More)
Posted 8:25 AM 10/21/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout.
Posted 8:04 PM 10/20/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter
BOONVILLE - The Kansas City Royals have made it farther than the St. Louis Cardinals in post-season baseball for the first time in 29 years, but this won't make it any easier to find the Royals on the dial for the 2014 World Series.
There are only three Royals affiliate radio stations in (More)
Posted 10:39 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
These every-other-year Giants clinched the NL Championship Series in Game 5 and (More)
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Posted 7:00 PM 10/16/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter & Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Mid-Missourians trying to get their hands on a piece of baseball history ran into trouble Thursday morning.
Fans have cleaned stores out of the Kansas City Star's front page dedicated to the Royals first World Series berth in 29 years.
KOMU called three Hy-Vee's, Barnes (More)
Posted 1:47 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.
The Cardinals ace is confident he made some key adjustments in a bullpen session Monday and will return to form when he starts (More)
Posted 11:10 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October - even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.
Strange as it might look sometimes, San Francisco finds a way to score just enough.
Posey drove in three runs and capped another (More)
LEXINGTON, Ky. - In only their third meet weekend of the indoor season, the Mizzou Track & Field men and women have already began re-writing the record books, leaving little doubt that there is much in store in the months and years to come. The Tigers closed out the second...
Fresh off another big top-10 victory, No. 3 Mizzou wrestling wraps up their weekend slate Sunday afternoon at the Hearnes Center against Northern Illinois. Action is set to begin at 1 p.m. (CT), and can be seen online for free at MizzouNetwork.com.
Another thriller was added to the history books in the still-growing Arkansas-Mizzou rivalry as the Razorbacks defeated the Tigers, 61-60, Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. The loss puts Mizzou at 7-12 (1-5, SEC) on the season.