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Mizzou Softball shuts out Omaha, 6-0
Posted on 11 April 2018 at 9:28pm
COLUMBIA -- Mizzou Softball and starting pitcher Lauren Rice rebounded from a series loss against Georgia over the weekend to shut out Omaha, 6-0.
Rice, the highly touted freshman out of Illinois, pitched a shutout and at one point set down 18 consecutive Omaha batters. Her previous outing wasn't as successful, as she allowed five runs and seven hits in just one inning of work.
Royals continue early season struggles
Posted on 11 April 2018 at 5:52pm
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals were unable to prevail on Wednesday afternoon in the rubber game of a mid-week series with the Seattle Mariners.
Royals ace Danny Duffy struck out seven and gave up four hits in 5.1 innings of work on Wednesday afternoon. Paulo Orlando tied the game in the 4th on a two-run double after the Mariners jumped out to an early lead. This score held until Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager smashed a two-run home run to take the lead in the top of the 8th. This score held, and the Royals fell to the Mariners by a score of 4-2.
Cardinals drop two out of three to Brewers
Posted on 11 April 2018 at 5:22pm
ST. LOUIS - With Wednesday afternoon's loss, the St. Louis Cardinals lost their second game in a three-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Veteran starting pitcher Adam Wainwright was able to go seven innings for the Cardinals on Wednesday, giving up three runs on eight hits. A 9th inning home run by Tommy Pham was not enough to tie the game. The Brewers won by a score of 3-2.
Mizzou baseball travels to Springfield
Posted on 10 April 2018 at 4:57pm
SPRINGFIELD - After dropping an SEC series against Alabama over the weekend, the Mizzou baseball team prepares for its upcoming four-game road trip, with the first game against the Missouri State Bears on Tuesday.
St. Louis Blues organist transitions from the ice to the diamond
Posted on 11 April 2018 at 7:00pm
ST. LOUIS - While the St. Louis Blues missed playoffs for the first time in seven seasons last week, team organist Jeremy Boyer is not taking a break from his musical passion.
Boyer transitions from the ice to the diamond this week, shifting over to Busch Stadium to serve as a part-time organist for the St. Louis Cardinals for the sixth straight season.
Columbia College athletes receive AMC honors
Posted on 9 April 2018 at 5:36pm
COLUMBIA - The American Midwest Conference named two Columbia College students as athletes of the week on Monday.
Meaghan Rice was named the AMC's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week after finishing in the top-11 in two events at the Central Methodist University Invite.
Missouri pitcher awarded with SEC honors
Posted on 9 April 2018 at 5:17pm
COLUMBIA - The SEC named Missouri's Michael Plassmeyer as SEC co-pitcher of the week on Monday, following his first career shutout on Saturday versus Alabama.
In the shutout, Plassmeyer only allowed four baserunners, striking out seven batters on the day. The junior pitcher retired 16-straight hitters from the first to the sixth inning, which was the longest streak of retired batters for the program this season and in Plassmeyer's career.
Royals look ahead after a loss to the Indians
Posted on 8 April 2018 at 10:16pm
KANSAS CITY - The Royals take a 3-1 defeat after Sunday's loss against the Cleveland Indians.
The Royals were first to get on the scoreboard in the fifth inning after an RBI triple from left fielder Jon Jay.
Cardinals set off fireworks against Diamondbacks
Posted on 8 April 2018 at 8:57pm
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals were defeated by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
The game was scoreless until the bottom of the fifth when Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina scored, their only run.
Mizzou softball loses series in fifth inning defeat
Posted on 8 April 2018 at 8:37pm
COLUMBIA - Fifth inning domination from the Georgia Bulldogs brought their series finale against Missouri to a close with a final score of 7-2.
The Tigers and Bulldogs rallied in the first four innings.