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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.

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

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