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    Span's Sacrifice Fly in 9th Lifts Nationals Over Cardinals

    Span's Sacrifice Fly in 9th Lifts Nationals Over Cardinals

    Posted 5:42 PM 4/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON - Denard Span hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals, with Bryce Harper back in the lineup, rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday.

    The Nationals loaded the bases in the ninth against Seth Maness (0-1) when Danny Espinosa singled with one (More)

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    Twins End Royals Five-Game Winning Streak

    Twins End Royals Five-Game Winning Streak

    Posted 4:51 PM 4/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.

    Hughes (1-1), who signed a $24 million, three-year deal in December, allowed an RBI (More)

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    Royals Bullpen Holds on for 5-4 Victory over Twins

    Royals Bullpen Holds on for 5-4 Victory over Twins

    Posted 5:37 PM 4/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - Bruce Chen labored through five innings before the Kansas City Royals' bullpen took over, shutting down the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way in a 5-4 victory Saturday.

    The Royals have won five straight after getting swept last weekend in Minnesota.

    Chen (1-1) (More)

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    Lynn, Cardinals Beat Sloppy Nationals 4-3

    Lynn, Cardinals Beat Sloppy Nationals 4-3

    Posted 5:18 PM 4/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON - Lance Lynn won his fourth straight start and the St. Louis Cardinals took advantage of another shaky fielding performance by Washington, scoring three unearned runs to beat Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals 4-3 Saturday.

    Tony Cruz drove in two runs for the Cardinals, who (More)

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    Friday, April 18: Local Scores

    Friday, April 18: Local Scores

    Posted 7:22 PM 4/18/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area for Friday, April 18.

    NCAA Softball
    No. 13 Mizzou 5, Ole Miss  3

    NAIA Softball
    Columbia 0, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 1 (game one)
    Columbia 1, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 2 (game two) 

    NAIA Baseball
    Central Methodist 1, Evangel (Mo.) 2
    Central Methodist 4, Evangel (Mo.) 7 

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    Royals Put Outfielder Dyson on Bereavement List

    Royals Put Outfielder Dyson on Bereavement List

    Posted 5:28 PM 4/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - The Royals have placed outfielder Jarrod Dyson on the bereavement list and recalled versatile Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Omaha.

    The Royals were already thin in the outfield after placing Lorenzo Cain on the disabled list with a strained groined earlier in the week.

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    Haith Introduced as Head Tulsa Men's Basketball Coach

    Haith Introduced as Head Tulsa Men's Basketball Coach

    Posted 1:30 PM 4/18/2014 by Sam Hustis, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    TULSA, Okla. - University of Tulsa President Steadman Upham announced in a news conference Friday that former Missouri men's head basketball coach Frank Haith will be taking over as Tulsa's 30th men's head basketball coach.

    "This is a very big day in the history of TU basketball," Steadman (More)

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    Thursday, April 17: Local Scores

    Thursday, April 17: Local Scores

    Posted 8:14 PM 4/17/2014 by India Everett, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores for Thursday around Mid-Missouri.

    NAIA Women's Tennis

    Missouri Valley 9, Stephens 0

    NAIA Softball

    Avila 9, Missouri Valley 6

    Avila 10, Missouri Valley 6

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    Missouri Football Lands Sixth Commitment In Strong 2015 Class

    Missouri Football Lands Sixth Commitment In Strong 2015 Class

    Posted 7:00 PM 4/17/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Football has quite the future ahead of them. Wednesday night Coach Pinkel received his sixth commitment of the 2015 class in the form of six foot four, 220 pound receiver/tight end prospect Daniel Imatorbhebhe.

    Imatorbhebhe is a three-star prospect, according to (More)

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    Frank Haith's Past: Frequent Moves and NCAA Infractions

    Frank Haith's Past: Frequent Moves and NCAA Infractions

    Posted 5:33 PM 4/17/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith arrived in Tulsa, Oklahoma late Thursday afternoon, and multiple media outlets say the trip signals the end of his coaching career for the Tigers, which began three years ago.

    Reports indicate Haith has a verbal agreement to (More)

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    Sources: Haith in Negotiations to Become Tulsa Head Coach

    Sources: Haith in Negotiations to Become Tulsa Head Coach

    Posted 3:14 PM 4/17/2014 by Eric Stoyanov, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Multiple media outlets report University of Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith is in negotiations to become the University of Tulsa's new head basketball coach. 

    According to the Tulsa World, "Haith is described by the source as 'a (More)

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    Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros 6-4

    Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros 6-4

    Posted 11:29 PM 4/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    HOUSTON (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered in the 11th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

    Moustakas has been off to a tough start this season and was hitting .098 before his solo shot to the seats in right field off Jerome Williams (More)

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    Wednesday, April 16: Local Scores

    Wednesday, April 16: Local Scores

    Posted 10:57 PM 4/16/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores for Wednesday around Mid-Missouri.

    NCAA Softball

    Iowa 3, Missouri 1 (Game one)

    Iowa 13, Missouri 9 (Game two)

    NCAA Tennis

    Missouri 4, Arkansas 0

    NAIA Softball

    (More)
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