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    Young shines in Royals' 2-0 win over Twins

    Young shines in Royals' 2-0 win over Twins

    Posted 10:11 PM 6/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Chris Young took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.

    Young (5-2) left after giving up a triple to Trevor Plouffe with one out in the seventh for his only (More)

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    Cardinals LF Holliday placed on 15-day DL with quad strain

    Cardinals LF Holliday placed on 15-day DL with quad strain

    Posted 7:29 PM 6/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    DENVER (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have placed left fielder Matt Holliday on the 15-day disabled list with a right quadriceps strain.

    The Cardinals recalled right-hander Miguel Socolovich from Triple-A Memphis. He's available to pitch against the Rockies on Tuesday night.

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    Rock Bridge player and coach named Sportsperson of Year

    Rock Bridge player and coach named Sportsperson of Year

    Posted 4:37 PM 6/9/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri women's basketball incoming freshman Sophie Cunningham and Rock Bridge High School coach Jill Nagel were honored with the Kiwanis Club of Columbia Don Faurot Sportsperson of the Year Award on Tuesday. 

    "It's been amazing," Cunningham said. "We've done (More)

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    Titans rookie Green-Beckham rehabbing strained hamstring

    Titans rookie Green-Beckham rehabbing strained hamstring

    Posted 5:22 PM 6/8/2015 by The Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dorial Green-Beckham has only one worry, and that's making sure he rehabs the tight hamstring that has kept the Tennessee Titans rookie sidelined the past three weeks.

    Proving the Titans made the right decision by drafting him will come soon enough.

    Off-field (More)

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    AL All-Star update rich with Royals

    AL All-Star update rich with Royals

    Posted 2:37 PM 6/8/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - With just under a month until the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters are finalized, the Kansas City Royals dominate the American League starting lineup according to Monday's update by MLB.

    Seven of the AL's nine starting positions that are eligible for fan (More)

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    Cards rally with three runs in 8th to beat Dodgers 4-2

    Cards rally with three runs in 8th to beat Dodgers 4-2

    Posted 10:40 PM 6/7/2015 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jhonny Peralta homered and singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night.

    Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig, playing his second game after missing 39 because of a strained (More)

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    Perez hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Royals beat Rangers

    Perez hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Royals beat Rangers

    Posted 7:01 PM 6/7/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 4-3.

    Perez hit his eighth homer, sending a pitch from Keone Kela (4-2) into the Royals' bullpen.

    Wade Davis (3-1) picked up the victory, working around Prince Fielder's double in the eighth. Greg Holland pitched a perfect ninth for his ninth save in 10 opportunities.

     

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    Sasser to be released by Rams due to heart problem

    Sasser to be released by Rams due to heart problem

    Posted 2:42 PM 6/4/2015 by Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Missouri Tigers wide receiver Bud Sasser will be released by the St. Louis Rams because of a heart condition, according to an ESPN report Thursday.

    Sasser was taken in the sixth round in this past year's NFL Draft by St. Louis. The Rams signed the Mizzou standout to his (More)

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    Brantley, Carrasco carry Indians to 2-1 victory over Royals

    Brantley, Carrasco carry Indians to 2-1 victory over Royals

    Posted 10:36 PM 6/2/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Michael Brantley drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning, backing a strong performance by Carlos Carrasco and sending the Cleveland Indians to a 2-1 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

    Carrasco (7-4) allowed five hits over (More)

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    Cardinals return favor, beat Brewers 1-0

    Cardinals return favor, beat Brewers 1-0

    Posted 9:58 PM 6/2/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Lance Lynn allowed five hits while pitching into the eighth inning and Mark Reynolds had an RBI single in the second for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 on Tuesday night.

    Tyler Cravy (0-1) made an impressive major debut for Milwaukee, allowing a (More)

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    Holliday's on-base streak ends at 45 after ejection

    Holliday's on-base streak ends at 45 after ejection

    Posted 9:25 PM 6/2/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday of the St. Louis Cardinals was ejected for arguing a called third strike in the seventh inning, ensuring the end of his National League-record 45-game streak reaching base safely to start the season.

    Home plate umpire Joe West also tossed manager Mike (More)

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    Rams hire Jeff Garcia as offensive assistant

    Rams hire Jeff Garcia as offensive assistant

    Posted 7:17 PM 6/2/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have added former Pro Bowl quarterback Jeff Garcia to the coaching staff as an offensive assistant.

    Garcia will primarily assist wide receivers coach Ray Sherman. The move was announced on Tuesday.

    Garcia was with the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL (More)

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    Three Columbia schools to start football season on Faurot Field

    Three Columbia schools to start football season on Faurot Field

    Posted 6:20 PM 6/2/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Three Columbia public high schools will kick off their 2015 seasons at Faurot Field. 

    On Aug. 22, Class 5 state champion Battle will play Jackson at 11 a.m. in the "Mayhem at the Zou." 

    Hickman will take on Class 6 champion Christian Brothers College at 3 p.m. (More)

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