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10/15/2014

Cardinals lose thriller in San Francisco

Cardinals lose thriller in San Francisco

Posted 9:10 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)...

Cain named ALCS MVP

Royals make it back to World Series

10/14/2014

Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

Posted 8:23 PM 10/14/2014 by Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.

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Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

A.J. Pierzynski will replace injured Yadier Molina in NLCS game 3

10/13/2014

Game 3 of ALCS postponed

Game 3 of ALCS postponed

Posted 1:40 PM 10/13/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will have to wait another day to play Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Around 3:30 p.m. CT on Monday, the announcement came that due to inclement weather in the Kansas City area the game would not be able to be played Monday (More)...

10/12/2014

Wong homers in 9th, Cards edge Giants to tie NLCS

Wong homers in 9th, Cards edge Giants to tie NLCS

Posted 9:01 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game apiece.

The Cardinals won after losing All-Star catcher Yadier Molina (More)...

Royals return home with 2-0 ALCS lead over Orioles

Cardinals GM: Wainwright weary more than hurt

10/11/2014

Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

Posted 12:07 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.

Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home (More)...

Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead

Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

10/10/2014

Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

Posted 7:09 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - The expectations that accompanied Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer were largely unfair, and anybody in the Kansas City Royals front office would probably be willing to admit it.

Moustakas was the second overall pick in the 2007 first-year player draft. Hosmer went third (More)...

10/9/2014

Mid-Missouri baseball fans boost business

Posted 1:49 AM 10/9/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Baseball fans brace for a bit of magic that hasn't happened since 1985- a possible "I-70 Showdown."

As both the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals advance to the next round of the MLB playoffs, a friendly rivalry is turning into a big boost for one local (More)...

NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

10/8/2014

Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

Posted 12:52 PM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - They endured it together, Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. All those years with 90 losses, the managerial changes and youth movements and empty seats come late September.

Now, the Royals' designated hitter and left fielder are reveling in their playoff run.

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