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8/31/2015

Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon close to a return

Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon close to a return

Posted 1:24 PM 8/31/2015 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

KANSAS CITY - Royals all-star left fielder Alex Gordon is set to return to the team as early as Tuesday night. 

Gordon went down with a major groin strain on July 8, an injury which was supposed to keep him out of action for eight weeks. About seven weeks later, he's (More)...

Friday Night Fever Play of the Week week two

8/30/2015

Carpenter, Moss, Reynolds homer as Cardinals beat Giants 7-5

Carpenter, Moss, Reynolds homer as Cardinals beat Giants 7-5

Posted 5:32 PM 8/30/2015 by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Carpenter, Brandon Moss and Mark Reynolds all hit home runs, Yadier Molina drove in two and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Sunday.

Jason Heyward added three hits and drove in a run for the Cardinals, who won for the seventh time in (More)...

Guyer, Kiermaier hit HRs help Rays beat Royals 3-2

91-year-old diver makes history at MU pool

8/28/2015

Morales hits 2-run homer, Royals beat Rays 3-2

Morales hits 2-run homer, Royals beat Rays 3-2

Posted 8:22 PM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Kendrys Morales hit his 15th homer, Edinson Volquez pitched into the seventh inning and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Friday night.

Morales put the Royals up 3-1 with a two-run shot in the third off Erasmo Ramirez (More)...

Play of the Week Winner: Drake Davidson

8/27/2015

Local Scores: Thursday, August 27, 2015

Local Scores: Thursday, August 27, 2015

Posted 6:53 PM 8/27/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area for Thursday, August 27:

High School Softball:

Ozark 10, Rock Bridge 5

Moberly 3, Kirksville 2 (F/7)

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Credit impact unclear amid fight over new St. Louis stadium

8/28/2015

FNF : "First-year" senior Eagles look to leave legacy at So. Boone

Posted 5:33 PM 8/27/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

ASHLAND - Four Southern Boone football players want to prove it's never too late to put on the pads. Three Eagles return this season to play the game they love after taking a year hiatus from the team; another joins the team without any experience at the high school level.

Fletcher Mccune (More)...

Opening Drive Week 1

8/27/2015

Yordano Ventura overpowering as Royals beat Orioles 5-3

Yordano Ventura overpowering as Royals beat Orioles 5-3

Posted 5:01 PM 8/27/2015 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and the Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Thursday.

Ventura (9-7) allowed two hits and four walks to improve to 5-0 in his last seven (More)...

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