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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.

    Moustakas' homer sparked (More)

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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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    Drop in Faith in Haith Led to His Departure

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/21/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Faith is a funny thing.

    At one moment, it can be confirmed and strengthened, like when the 2011-2012 Missouri basketball team won the Phillips 66 Big 12 Tournament title.

    At another, it can be questioned and weakened, like when that same team lost as a two seed to fifteen (More)

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    Chiefs Begin Offseason Workouts After Long Break

    Chiefs Begin Offseason Workouts After Long Break

    Posted 4:11 PM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have gathered for the start of offseason workouts, giving coach Andy Reid an opportunity to provide an update on issues ranging from injuries to potential starters.

    Reid said Monday that Eric Fisher, who will slide from right tackle to left tackle, had (More)

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    Chiefs in Discussion with Smith Reps on Extension

    Chiefs in Discussion with Smith Reps on Extension

    Posted 3:28 PM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs are speaking with representatives of quarterback Alex Smith about an extension that would keep him in Kansas City beyond next season.

    Smith said Monday that his agent, Tom Condon, has been talking with the team about a new contract. Smith is due to make (More)

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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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