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    Lance Lynn Receives His First Loss of the Year

    Lance Lynn Receives His First Loss of the Year

    Posted 3:55 PM 4/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Young homered and slumping Curtis Granderson singled in a run as the Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 to send Lance Lynn to his first career loss in April.

    Bartolo Colon improved to 2-3, allowing four hits in seven innings and striking out eight.

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    Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OT

    Kane leads Blackhawks past Blues, 4-3 in OT

    Posted 12:07 AM 4/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.

    Kane carried the puck down the left side as teammates Ben Smith and (More)

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    Wednesday, April 23: Local Scores

    Wednesday, April 23: Local Scores

    Posted 10:41 PM 4/23/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area for Wednesday, April 24.

    College Baseball

    Missouri 5, Illinois 2

    College Softball

    (15) Missouri 5, Missouri State 0

    Peru St. 10, Missouri Valley 5 (More)

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    Mets cut down tying run, hold off Cardinals 3-2

    Mets cut down tying run, hold off Cardinals 3-2

    Posted 9:50 PM 4/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Lucas Duda hit a long home run and the New York Mets threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the ninth inning to hold off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Wednesday night with a stiff wind whipping through Citi Field.

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    Indians trip Royals 5-3

    Indians trip Royals 5-3

    Posted 9:44 PM 4/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Jason Kipnis drove in Nick Swisher with a two-out double in the seventh inning, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

    Kipnis ripped his double off Kelvin Herrera (0-1) into the gap in right-center, deep enough to easily (More)

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    No. 15 Mizzou Softball Dominates Missouri State

    No. 15 Mizzou Softball Dominates Missouri State

    Posted 8:49 PM 4/23/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - MU freshman pitcher Tori Finucane held Missouri State to only three hits in a 5-0 shutout at University Field. The Tigers now improve their overall record to 36-12.

    In the third inning, shortstop Corrin Genovese doubled down the left field line that would score Kelli Schkade to (More)

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    Restaurant Sues Ex-Cardinal Edmonds Over Name

    Restaurant Sues Ex-Cardinal Edmonds Over Name

    Posted 11:19 AM 4/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Cincinnati restaurant owner is suing former Cardinals outfielder Jim Edmonds over the name of the Precinct, a restaurant he co-owns in downtown St. Louis.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Jeff Ruby filed a federal lawsuit against Edmonds' business late last year. (More)

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    Shields, Moustakas Lead Royals Past Indians 8-2

    Shields, Moustakas Lead Royals Past Indians 8-2

    Posted 9:49 PM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - James Shields allowed two runs in six innings and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals to an 8-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.

    Shields (2-2) struck out nine and won his second straight start.

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    Wainwright Injures Knee, Cardinals Blank Mets 3-0

    Wainwright Injures Knee, Cardinals Blank Mets 3-0

    Posted 9:34 PM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Adam Wainwright threw seven neat innings before leaving with a knee injury, and Jon Jay hit a two-run single that sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

    Left fielder Matt Holliday robbed Chris Young of a tying homer, one night (More)

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    Tuesday, April 22: Local Scores

    Tuesday, April 22: Local Scores

    Posted 8:45 PM 4/22/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, April 22.

    High School Baseball

    Kirksville 3, Fulton 2

    Sacred Heart 14, Cole Camp 2

    Bowling Green 13, North Callaway 8

    Mexico (More)

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    Former Missouri Pitcher Off to Hot Start With Minnesota

    Former Missouri Pitcher Off to Hot Start With Minnesota

    Posted 7:25 PM 4/22/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn - The Minnesota Twins may be out to a mediocre 9-9 record to start their 2014 campaign, but you can't blame former University of Missouri pitcher Kyle Gibson. The top prospect turned big-league starter has thrived so far in his first full season in the Major Leagues.

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    New Field Ready For Play

    Posted 5:59 PM 4/22/2014 by Jonathan Deutsch, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Hickman High School is undergoing a $3.9 million renovation; nearly $700,000 of that went toward a new softball field.

    But if you look around Hickman's campus, the field will be hard to find.

    "Now we have a facility for softball here on campus which we never had," (More)

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    Monday, April 21: Local Scores

    Monday, April 21: Local Scores

    Posted 10:13 PM 4/21/2014 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Below are your local scores for Monday, April 21.

    High School Baseball:

    Rock Bridge 12, Helias 2

    Hickman 12, Jefferson City 6

    Fatima 14, Fulton 3

    Sacred Heart 7, Santa Fe 3

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