Baseball

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)...

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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.

After (More)...

10/7/2014

Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

Posted 6:09 PM 10/7/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday and a fourth consecutive trip to the NL Championship Series.

Following (More)...

Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

10/5/2014

Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

Posted 8:44 PM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals waited nearly three decades to return to the postseason. Now that they're here, they want to stick around for a while.

Alex Gordon hit a bases-clearing double in the first inning, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas each homered and the wild-card Royals (More)...

Kemp's HR lifts Dodgers over Cards, NLDS tied at 1

10/4/2014

Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

Posted 10:53 PM 10/3/2014 by The Associated Press

ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the surprising Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

Alex Gordon had an early run-scoring single and Salvador Perez (More)...

10/3/2014

Cardinals beat Dodgers 10-9 after Kershaw wilts

Cardinals beat Dodgers 10-9 after Kershaw wilts

Posted 9:48 PM 10/3/2014 by The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Carpenter dug in against Clayton Kershaw, fouling off pitches and fighting an 0-2 count. He finally broke through, smacking a go-ahead three-run double that rallied the St. Louis Cardinals to victory.

Carpenter's hit highlighted an eight-run seventh inning, and the (More)...

Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

10/2/2014

Cardinals announce roster for NL Division Series

Cardinals announce roster for NL Division Series

Posted 2:57 PM 10/2/2014 by The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Veterans Jason Motte, Mark Ellis and A.J. Pierzynski have been left off the St. Louis Cardinals' 25-player roster for the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The team announced its roster Thursday, when the Cardinals worked out in 95-degree heat at Dodger (More)...

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