Posted: Sep 18, 2013 9:28 PM by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
Updated: Sep 18, 2013 11:07 PM
KANSAS CITY - The Royals and Cleveland Indians played their 19th and final game against one another this season. Cleveland claimed the season series already with a 10-8 advantage, but the Royals are trying to chase down the Indians, or at least a wild card spot in the American League playoffs.
The Tribe is just a half game out of wild card spot, the Royals three and a half games out. Bruce Chen was on the mound for the Royals Wednesday.
Bottom of the first with 2 runners on, Salvador Perez doubled to left field. Perez brought in two and the score is 2-0 Royals.
Bottom of the fifth, Alex Gordon got in a rundown trying to steal second. He stayed in the rundown just long enough for Alcides Escobar to head home, involving him in the rundown. He somehow avoided the tag and scores, making it 4-2 Royals.
Bottom of the 8th, Jarrod Dyson of the Royals walked with the bases loaded to make it 5-2 Royals.
Also in the bottom of that inning, Alcides Escobar singled on a ground ball to left fielder Michael Brantley. Perez and Cain scored, creating a 5-run lead.
The Royals would hold on to the lead in the 9th and win the game 7-2. They are now within three games of the wild card.
Posted 5:53 PM 11/21/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The dust is settling on one of the most eventful Novembers mid-Missouri has seen.
Implications are abound for MU in its recruiting of students and athletes in the wake of the events on campus that garnered it national attention - in particular, the (More)
Posted 5:39 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield police said an officer has shot and killed a man during a struggle over the officer's gun.
Police on Thursday identified the man who was killed as 23-year-old Magnum E. Phillips, of Springfield. Police said in a news release that the shooting (More)
Posted 5:34 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
FORT LEONARD WOOD (AP) — Fort Leonard Wood dished out more than five tons of turkey for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
The south-central Missouri installation said in a news release that it celebrated the holiday with a traditional meal served in (More)
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Posted 2:08 PM 11/26/2015 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Reporter and Nicole Cooke, Sedalia Democrat Reporter
COLUMBIA - A fire in Sedalia gutted two homes and heavily damaged at lest two others Thursday on the 500 block of 4th Street. Dramatic pictures and video from the scene show flames and heavy smoke.
No one was injured in the fire, according to Sedalia Fire (More)
Posted 1:55 PM 11/26/2015 by Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA – An expected 650 people were fed a full Thanksgiving meal today thanks to the annual “Everybody Eats” program.
There were 59 turkeys and 11 hams prepared the day before Thanksgiving to feed the crowd, head chef Bill Sullivan said.
For two of the many (More)
Posted 12:09 PM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield police said an officer shot and killed a man during a struggle over the officer's gun.
Police on Thursday identified the man who was killed as 23-year-old Magnum E. Phillips, of Springfield. Police said in a news release that the shooting happened (More)
Posted 10:31 AM 11/26/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Arrests for drunken boating on Missouri waterways have fallen by 63 percent since the Missouri State Water Patrol merged with the Highway Patrol.
State records show that arrests for boating while intoxicated fell from 352 in 2010, the last year before the merger, to (More)
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Posted 10:22 AM 11/26/2015 by Annisa Budiman, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - As people are preparing for their Thanksgiving feast, shoppers are planning to get the best deals for Black Friday. Many stores are again starting Black Friday sales early on Thursday this year.
KOMU 8 talked to shoppers at Walmart and Best Buy about their plans for (More)
Posted 9:40 AM 11/26/2015 by Eric Yount, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
BOONE COUNTY - An early morning fire broke out in a house at 6399 Old Village Road Thursday.
Battalion Chief Gale Blomenkamp of the Boone County Fire Protection District said a couch caught fire in the living room, causing smoke and heat damage throughout the room. The woman living there and her two dogs were able to escape without injury.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.