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    Missouri announces Gill-Caesar won't return to team

    Missouri announces Gill-Caesar won't return to team

    Posted 2:33 PM 7/15/2015 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Head Basketball Coach Kim Anderson announced Wednesday that guard Montaque Gill-Caesar will not be returning to the team next season. 

    Anderson said in a statement that Gill-Caesar informed the school of his decision to move on earlier in the week. 

    "We (More)

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    Pinkel: Mizzou's Harold Brantley done for the season

    Pinkel: Mizzou's Harold Brantley done for the season

    Posted 1:45 PM 7/15/2015 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    HOOVER, A.L. - Missouri Defensive Tackle Harold Brantley will miss the entire 2015 season, Head Coach Gary Pinkel confirmed Wednesday at SEC Media Days. 

    Brantley and Mizzou women's basketball player Maddie Stock were involved in a single-car accident on Highway 63 near Tom Bass Road (More)

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    California girl represents home town at All Star Game festivities

    California girl represents home town at All Star Game festivities

    Posted 8:38 PM 7/13/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALIFORNIA - Abby Braby shared the same field as her favorite baseball players Monday.

    The California, Mo. native, 10 years old, is a finalist in the Pitch, Hit & Run skills contest. Braby will compete against two other contestant in the girls softball division for 9 and 10 year olds (More)

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    Former Cardinal Maclin's road to recovery both long and short

    Former Cardinal Maclin's road to recovery both long and short

    Posted 8:02 PM 7/12/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ST. PETERS - Lonnie Maclin remembers with a bright smile one of his first days as a St. Louis Cardinal. His teammate Mark Whiten hit four home runs, driving in 12 runs in a game against the Cincinnati Reds.

    "It was a lot of fun," Maclin said. "I was happy to see it."

    Ever since his (More)

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    Royals edge Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing seven-run lead

    Royals edge Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing seven-run lead

    Posted 5:08 PM 7/12/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Paulo Orlando broke a tie with an eighth inning homer and Kendrys Morales hit a three-run homer as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing a seven-run advantage Sunday.

    The Royals enter the All-Star break with an American (More)

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    Blue Jays end six-game winning streak for the Royals 6-2

    Blue Jays end six-game winning streak for the Royals 6-2

    Posted 7:55 PM 7/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mark Buehrle pitched seven strong innings, Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Kansas City 6-2 Saturday to snap the Royals' six-game winning streak.

    Buehrle (10-5) limited the Royals to two runs and five hits while improving to 4-0 (More)

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    Martinez, Moustakas win final vote for All Star game

    Martinez, Moustakas win final vote for All Star game

    Posted 5:36 PM 7/10/2015 by Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CINCINNATI - Both the St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Martinez and Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas won their respective league's final vote for the MLB All Star Game Friday evening, sending both to the festivities in Cincinnati next week.

    Martinez edged out Cincinnati's own Johnny Cueto to (More)

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    Royals roll past Rays 8-3 to finish off 4-game sweep

    Royals roll past Rays 8-3 to finish off 4-game sweep

    Posted 4:14 PM 7/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lorenzo Cain and Salvador Perez hit two-run homers, Yordano Ventura went five innings in his return from the disabled list, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 on Thursday to finish off a four-game sweep.

    Ventura (4-6) allowed three runs and four (More)

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    Royals lose Gordon to injury, rally past Rays 9-7

    Royals lose Gordon to injury, rally past Rays 9-7

    Posted 11:43 PM 7/8/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lorenzo Cain and Jarrod Dyson hit two-run homers, Alcides Escobar had four hits and the Kansas City Royals pounded Rays All-Star Chris Archer before holding off Tampa Bay 9-7 on Wednesday night.

    The Royals lost All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon to a strained groin in (More)

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    Cardinals defeat Cubs 6-5 on Peralta Home Run

    Cardinals defeat Cubs 6-5 on Peralta Home Run

    Posted 11:25 PM 7/8/2015 by Mitchel Summers, Sports Digital Producer

    A two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning by Jhonny Peralta gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

    In the top of the ninth with the Cardinals down 5-4, Matt Carpenter reached base on a walk with two outs on the board. Jhonny Peralta stepped to the plate and (More)

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    Missouri small business training opportunities receive low rating

    Posted 4:55 PM 6/28/2015 by Samantha Kummerer, KOMU 8 reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri small businesses may be lacking the necessary resources to be successful.

    The Small Business Friendliness Survey compiled by Thumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation in 2014 reported that Missouri (More)

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    Cardinals fall to Cubs 7-4

    Cardinals fall to Cubs 7-4

    Posted 4:05 PM 7/7/2015 by Andrew Weiss, Sports Digital Producer

    CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. 

    Chris Denorfia and Anthony Rizzo led the Cubs' offense; they were responsible for five of the teams seven runs. 

    Denorfia hit a 2-run single in the third (More)

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    Gyorko's 9th-inning RBI gives Padres 2-1 win over Cardinals

    Gyorko's 9th-inning RBI gives Padres 2-1 win over Cardinals

    Posted 4:25 AM 7/4/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jedd Gyorko homered in the seventh inning to tie the game and then had a run-scoring single in the ninth to lead the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

    San Diego won the first two games of the four-game series after losing three (More)

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