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    Guthrie gets 1,000th strikeout in Royals' 5-3 win over A's

    Guthrie gets 1,000th strikeout in Royals' 5-3 win over A's

    Posted 9:47 PM 6/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday.

    Omar Infante hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run (More)

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    Carlos Martinez helps Cardinals rally past Marlins 4-3

    Carlos Martinez helps Cardinals rally past Marlins 4-3

    Posted 9:12 PM 6/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    MIAMI (AP) - Right-hander Carlos Martinez shook off a slow start and a fastball that hit him in the right shoulder to pitch seven innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Tuesday.

    Martinez (8-3) trailed 3-0 after 1 1-3 innings before settling down. He retired the (More)

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    Royals continue to dominate AL All-Star Voting

    Royals continue to dominate AL All-Star Voting

    Posted 5:10 PM 6/22/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - With 10 days remaining in the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game voting, the Kansas City Royals quest to become the team with the highest number of starters in history stayed on course after MLB's update of American League votes.

    The Royals are currently projected to (More)

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    Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals 13-2

    Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals 13-2

    Posted 5:16 PM 6/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - David Ortiz passed two Hall of Famers with his 476th home run, and the Boston Red Sox banged out 13 extra-base hits Sunday in a 13-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

    Hanley Ramirez hit his team-best 15th homer and Mookie Betts also went deep for the Red Sox, who (More)

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    Morgan wins big league debut, leads Phils past Wacha, Cards

    Morgan wins big league debut, leads Phils past Wacha, Cards

    Posted 5:14 PM 6/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Adam Morgan won his major league debut in surprising style, outpitching Michael Wacha and leading the Philadelphia Phillies past the St. Louis Cardinals 9-2 Sunday.

    Winless in the minors this year, Morgan (1-0) allowed one run and six hits in 5 2-3 innings, striking six (More)

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    Two MU athletes injured in Highway 63 accident

    Posted 3:04 PM 6/21/2015 by Chris Gothner and Berkeley Lovelace Jr., KOMU 8 Reporters

    BOONE COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms that two MU athletes, football player Harold Brantley and basketball player Madeleine Stock, are the victims involved in the single-car crash on Highway 63 Sunday afternoon.

    According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the (More)

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    Escobar has 3 hits in Royals' 3-2 win over Brewers

    Escobar has 3 hits in Royals' 3-2 win over Brewers

    Posted 10:09 PM 6/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alcides Escobar had three hits and scored twice and Jeremy Guthrie pitched six effective innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Thursday night.

    Escobar doubled to lead off the Royals' two-run first then scored on Lorenzo Cain's sacrifice (More)

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    Vargas hits winning HR with 2 outs in 9th, Twins sweep Cards

    Vargas hits winning HR with 2 outs in 9th, Twins sweep Cards

    Posted 3:48 PM 6/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Slumping Kennys Vargas hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory and a two-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Joe Mauer homered for the Twins, too, tying the game in the eighth to answer (More)

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    Royals beat Brewers 10-2

    Royals beat Brewers 10-2

    Posted 10:32 PM 6/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Joe Blanton picked up his first victory in nearly two years with five solid innings and Alcides Escobar equaled his career high with four RBIs as the Kansas City Royals pounded the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Wednesday night.Blanton (1-0) had not won since June 29 (More)

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    Cardinals fall to the Twins 3-1

    Cardinals fall to the Twins 3-1

    Posted 10:22 PM 6/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Tommy Milone gave up one run in seven innings and the Minnesota Twins squeaked out a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

    Milone (3-1) gave up five hits and struck out five and Eduardo Nunez had two hits and two RBIs to help the reeling Twins, who (More)

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    Young drives in 3 runs, pitches 7 sharp innings for Royals

    Young drives in 3 runs, pitches 7 sharp innings for Royals

    Posted 10:35 PM 6/16/2015 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Chris Young became the first Royals pitcher to drive in three runs in a game since 1972 and worked seven innings of five-hit ball Tuesday night, leading Kansas City to a 7-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

    Young had a two-run single in the fourth inning and an RBI (More)

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    Cardinals play through rain, beat Twins 3-2 again

    Cardinals play through rain, beat Twins 3-2 again

    Posted 5:31 PM 6/16/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Hours after a federal investigation into possible computer hacking by the Cardinals became public, St. Louis extended its winning streak to five by beating the Minnesota Twins 3-2 behind Michael Wacha's pitching and Mark Reynolds' two-run single.

    Before the game, manager (More)

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    William Woods baseball coach named coach at Columbia College

    William Woods baseball coach named coach at Columbia College

    Posted 5:21 PM 6/16/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Darren Munns has resigned as the William Woods University head baseball coach to become the head baseball coach at fellow American Midwest Conference institution Columbia College.

    Columbia College Athletic Director Bob Burchard announced the appointment of Darren Munns as head (More)

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