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    Blues whip Wild 4-1, even series at game apiece

    Blues whip Wild 4-1, even series at game apiece

    Posted 5:16 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in the first period and then had an empty-netter for his first career playoff hat trick, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday that evened their playoff series at a game apiece.

    Tarasenko had an (More)

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    Martinez, Heyward, Cardinals beat Reds for 4th win in row

    Martinez, Heyward, Cardinals beat Reds for 4th win in row

    Posted 4:12 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Martinez pitched six strong innings and Jason Heyward hit his first home run for St. Louis, leading the Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 Saturday for their fourth straight win.

    Matt Carpenter drove in a pair of runs as the NL Central champion Cardinals kept (More)

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    Royals put closer Holland on 15-day DL with pectoral strain

    Royals put closer Holland on 15-day DL with pectoral strain

    Posted 4:10 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have put closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right pectoral muscle.

    The Royals made the move before Saturday night's game against Oakland.

    Holland has four saves this season and has not allowed a hit in four (More)

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    Cardinals OF Holliday leaves early with tightness in back

    Cardinals OF Holliday leaves early with tightness in back

    Posted 4:05 PM 4/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday left Saturday's game against Cincinnati in the bottom of the first inning because of tightness in his back.

    Holliday doubled and scored before leaving. He has hit safely in all 10 games for St. Louis this season, and his double was his first extra-base hit. He is batting .363.

    Jon Jay moved from center to left field and Peter Bourjos entered the game.

     

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    Fast start propels No. 20 Missouri softball

    Fast start propels No. 20 Missouri softball

    Posted 3:37 PM 4/18/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The No. 20 Tigers softball team exploded for nine runs in the first two innings on its way to a 11-1 victory in just five innings against the Arkansas Razorbacks.

    Mizzou has now outscored opponents 53-8 over the past five games and outscored the Razorbacks 20-1 (More)

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    No. 14 Missouri splits doubleheader with Alabama but takes series

    No. 14 Missouri splits doubleheader with Alabama but takes series

    Posted 3:14 PM 4/18/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - No. 14 Missouri baseball failed to get on the board as the Crimson tide shut out the Tigers for the first time this season by a score of 6-0 before Missouri defeated the Tide 5-3 in the second game today.

    In two years in the SEC, Missouri has won just five series against (More)

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    Local Scores: Saturday, April 18

    Local Scores: Saturday, April 18

    Posted 2:02 PM 4/18/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from April 18th.

    High School Baseball:

    Rock Bridge: 14

    Southern Boone: 1

    Dixon: 2

    Harrisburg: 0

    Tolton: (More)

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    Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds 6-1

    Wacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds 6-1

    Posted 10:43 PM 4/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha pitched seven strong innings and Yadier Molina delivered a bases-clearing double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

    With the score 1-1, Matt Holliday led off the bottom of the seventh with a single to right (More)

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    No. 14 Mizzou baseball holds off Alabama

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball holds off Alabama

    Posted 10:32 PM 4/17/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 14 Mizzou baseball team held off Alabama for a 4-3 victory on Friday. The Tigers improved to 25-13 on the season and 11-6 in SEC play in front of a season-best Friday night crowd of 1,763 fans. Junior right-handed pitcher Reggie McClain was on the mound for the (More)

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    Royals beat Athletics 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game

    Royals beat Athletics 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game

    Posted 10:27 PM 4/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals and A's picked up right where they left off.

    In their first meeting since last September's dramatic wild-card game, Paulo Orlando delivered a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning Friday night to help Kansas City to a 6-4 win over Oakland in another (More)

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    No. 20 Mizzou softball run rules Arkansas

    No. 20 Mizzou softball run rules Arkansas

    Posted 10:06 PM 4/17/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The No. 20 Mizzou softball team opened the weekend series with a five inning victory over Arkansas, 9-0. The Tigers scored six runs in the first inning, which helped lead the team to a run rule win. Junior Taylor Gadbois drew a lead-off walk to begin the game (More)

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    Local Scores: Friday April, 17

    Local Scores: Friday April, 17

    Posted 7:12 PM 4/17/2015

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are your local scores from around the area for Friday, April 17th, 2015:

    High School Baseball

    Tipton 6 - Tolton 4

    Hallsville 5 - Hickman 2

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    Royals recall Fuentes from Omaha, option Gore to NW Arkansas

    Royals recall Fuentes from Omaha, option Gore to NW Arkansas

    Posted 2:35 PM 4/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have recalled outfielder Reymond Fuentes from Triple-A Omaha and optioned outfielder Terrance Gore to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.

    Kansas City announced the moves before opening a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

    The (More)

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