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    Tarasenko, Blues dismantle Wild 6-1 to even series

    Tarasenko, Blues dismantle Wild 6-1 to even series

    Posted 12:08 AM 4/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) - Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice and the revived St. Louis Blues sent Minnesota goalie Devan Dubnyk to an early exit and thoroughly dominated the Wild in a 6-1 victory in Game 4 to even the Western Conference quarterfinal series Wednesday night.

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    Pelfrey gets 1st win since 2013 as Twins beat Royals 3-0

    Pelfrey gets 1st win since 2013 as Twins beat Royals 3-0

    Posted 10:17 PM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Pelfrey pitched seven scoreless innings to pick up his first victory since 2013 as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 Wednesday night.

    Joe Mauer reached base four times with two hits and two walks and scored a run.

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    Wong's tiebreaking double in 8th helps Cardinals top Nats

    Wong's tiebreaking double in 8th helps Cardinals top Nats

    Posted 9:25 PM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Kolten Wong homered and drove in the tiebreaking run with a double in the eighth inning to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-5 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.

    Wong finished 3 for 4 with three RBIs. He had a two-run homer in the second inning (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, April 22

    Local Scores: Wednesday, April 22

    Posted 9:20 PM 4/22/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from teams around the area for Wednesday April 22,2015

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    North Callaway 25

    Wellsville 2

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    No. 15 Missouri softball routs Iowa 10-2

    No. 15 Missouri softball routs Iowa 10-2

    Posted 8:45 PM 4/22/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The No. 15 Missouri Tigers have won their seventh game in a row after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 10-2 in six innings. The Tigers have run ruled their opponents in the past five games and six out of the last seven. 

    The Tigers were led by junior Taylor Gadbois and freshman (More)

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    Fundraiser held to help bring pro baseball team to Mid-Mo

    Posted 6:57 PM 4/22/2015 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - By 2017, mid-Missouri could once again have professional baseball.

    A group in Jefferson City is raising money to bring a Frontier League team to town, and held a fundraiser on Wednesday as part of that ongoing effort.

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    Missouri legislature proposes bill to protect sports officials

    Posted 6:51 PM 4/22/2015 by Angela Pearson, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Upset parents and sports fans may have to think twice before telling off umpires and referees. The Missouri legislature is considering a bill that will further protect amateur sports (More)

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    Moustakas sends Royals to 6-5 victory over Twins

    Moustakas sends Royals to 6-5 victory over Twins

    Posted 11:28 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer, then drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, as the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night.

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    Escobar's HR in 10th lifts Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

    Escobar's HR in 10th lifts Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

    Posted 11:09 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Yunel Escobar homered to left with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, then celebrated with a head-first slide into home plate, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, April 21

    Local Scores: Tuesday, April 21

    Posted 10:13 PM 4/21/2015 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from teams around the area for Tuesday April 21,2015

    High School Baseball

    Sacred Heart def. Stover 20-3Boonville def. Moberly 15-0Kirksvile def. Fulton 10-5

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    No. 14 Mizzou baseball falls to No. 15 Missouri State

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball falls to No. 15 Missouri State

    Posted 9:51 PM 4/21/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped a close in-state battle to No. 15 Missouri State on Tuesday night, 9-8. The loss drops the Tigers to 26-15 on the season while the Bears improved to 28-9. The baseball series between the two schools now sits tied 25-25. 

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    Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

    Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

    Posted 5:00 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Navy man Mitch Harris has made it to the majors, ready to join the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen.

    The 29-year-old pitcher is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. The Hall of Fame says it believes the only Naval Academy graduate to appear in the major leagues was (More)

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    Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

    Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

    Posted 3:38 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend.

    Herrera was tossed in the eighth inning of Sunday's game (More)

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