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    Zobrist hits 2 HRs, Royals beat Jays 7-6

    Zobrist hits 2 HRs, Royals beat Jays 7-6

    Posted 3:21 PM 8/1/2015 by Associated Press

    TORONTO (AP) - Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.

    Zobrist, who went 3 for 4 and scores three runs, also homered in the first (More)

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    Bruce homers to back DeSclafani as Reds blank Cardinals

    Bruce homers to back DeSclafani as Reds blank Cardinals

    Posted 9:53 PM 7/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday.

    The Reds ended a nine-series losing streak in St. Louis and have won (More)

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    Cardinals OF Holliday leaves game with quad strain

    Cardinals OF Holliday leaves game with quad strain

    Posted 9:14 PM 7/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday left Wednesday night's game with the Cincinnati Reds with a right quad strain after pulling up while running to first base on a double play that ended the first inning.

    It is the same injury that sidelined Holliday for 31 games (More)

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    Royals get stomped by tribe in 12-1 loss

    Royals get stomped by tribe in 12-1 loss

    Posted 3:28 PM 7/29/2015 by Gage Jackson Komu-8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - The Cleveland Indians avoid a winless homestand against the Royals Wednesday with a huge 12-1 win. Cleveland pitcher Corey Kluber holds on to a shutout into the 9th inning as he grabs his 6th win of the season.

    The Indians had a sesason-high 18 hits as Royals pitcher Jeremie (More)

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    Royals bullpen bullies Indians in 2-1 win

    Royals bullpen bullies Indians in 2-1 win

    Posted 10:38 PM 7/28/2015 by Jake Schnierow, Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - Eric Hosmer lifted the Royals over the Indians Tuesday with his two-out solo home run in the ninth inning in a 2-1 win.

    A sensational defensive play by the middle infield duo of Omar Infante and Alcides Escobar helped seal the game in the bottom of the inning for the Royals. (More)

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    Royals make second trade before the deadline

    Royals make second trade before the deadline

    Posted 6:58 PM 7/28/2015 by Andrew Weiss, Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals have acquired Ben Zobrist as part of a trade with the Oakland Athletics. In return for Zobrist and cash considerations, the Athletics received minor league pitchers Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks.

    Zobrist, a two-time all-star, is hitting .268 through 67 (More)

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    Wong's slam paces Cardinals' 4-1 win over Reds

    Wong's slam paces Cardinals' 4-1 win over Reds

    Posted 10:04 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.

    Wong connected on a 3-2 fastball from rookie Raisel Iglesias (1-3) with two outs in the fourth, putting St. Louis ahead 4-1. Wong's second career (More)

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    Hosmer drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4

    Hosmer drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4

    Posted 9:34 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    CLEVELAND (AP) - Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night.

    Hosmer connected for a three-run homer in the first inning off rookie Cody (More)

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    St. Louis Starz accomplish unique streak at Show Me State Games

    Posted 10:28 AM 7/26/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The St. Louis Starz basketball club lived up to its name during the final weekend of the Show Me State Games. The team continued to make history this year, accomplishing its third run of five consecutive undefeated seasons at the games.

    A total of three five-peats equals 15 (More)

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    Cardinals bolster bullpen, get Cishek in trade with Marlins

    Cardinals bolster bullpen, get Cishek in trade with Marlins

    Posted 3:22 PM 7/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals have bolstered their bullpen, getting Steve Cishek in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

    The Cardinals sent Double-A pitcher Kyle Barraclough to the Miami on Friday for the sidearming Cishek. The deal came a week before baseball's (More)

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    Photo shoot kicks off preparations for high school football season

    Posted 5:44 PM 7/22/2015 by Gage Jackson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mid-Missouri high school football players gathered Wednesday for a pre-season photo shoot. The Pigskin Preview magazine will come out the week of August 10th, highlighting area high school football teams. 

    The kids are very excited about the upcoming sesason and have spent (More)

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    DeMarre Carroll hosts sixth annual "Next Level" camp

    Posted 3:24 PM 7/22/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Former Missouri Tigers basketball player DeMarre Carroll hosted his "Next Level" camp for kids Tuesday.

    Carroll said this is his sixth camp he's put on for Columbia youth. He hosted it this year at Father Tolton Catholic High School, with the help of several Tolton coaches and (More)

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    Travis Ishikawa drives in 4 as Pirates outslug Royals 10-7

    Travis Ishikawa drives in 4 as Pirates outslug Royals 10-7

    Posted 10:08 PM 7/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Travis Ishikawa had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates outslugged the Kansas City Royals 10-7 Monday night.

    Ishikawa, who was 1 for 13 with one RBI in nine games since the Pirates claimed him on waivers July 5, hit a two-run (More)

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