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    Lackey has big day all around, Cardinals beat Marlins 6-2

    Lackey has big day all around, Cardinals beat Marlins 6-2

    Posted 9:36 PM 8/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - John Lackey was dominant into the ninth inning and gave the St. Louis Cardinals an unexpected bonus with two hits and an RBI in a 6-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night.

    Mark Reynolds' three-run home run in the sixth put the Cardinals ahead by four and Randal (More)

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    Royals induct Mike Sweeney into franchise Hall of Fame

    Royals induct Mike Sweeney into franchise Hall of Fame

    Posted 7:27 PM 8/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Five-time All-Star Mike Sweeney was inducted into the Royals' Hall of Fame on Saturday night, shortly before AL Central-leading Kansas City played the Los Angeles Angels.

    Despite injuries that hampered him throughout his career, Sweeney still hit .297 with 215 homers and (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Hickman High draws crowd for varsity football jamboree

    Posted 8:03 PM 8/14/2015 by Rose Schmidt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA -  Hickman High School kicked off the season with a varsity football jamboree Friday night.

    The varsity football teams from Hickman, Rock Bridge, Battle and Camdenton high schools warmed up on the field and started six rounds of scrimmages at 7 p.m.

    Families and (More)

  • Sports

    Kinsler's double keys Tigers' rally in 7-4 win over Royals

    Kinsler's double keys Tigers' rally in 7-4 win over Royals

    Posted 10:36 PM 8/12/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Ian Kinsler doubled home two runs and the Detroit Tigers batted around in a four-run eighth inning to defeat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Wednesday night.

    The loss snapped the Royals' eight-game home winning streak, their longest since winning their first 11 (More)

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    Wacha wins 14th, Cardinals beat Pirates 4-2

    Wacha wins 14th, Cardinals beat Pirates 4-2

    Posted 10:24 PM 8/12/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Yadier Molina tripled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning when right fielder Gregory Polanco missed an attempted shoe-top catch and Michael Wacha got his 14th win to tie for the major league high as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Wednesday (More)

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    Mike Sweeney to be inducted into Royals hall of fame

    Mike Sweeney to be inducted into Royals hall of fame

    Posted 5:20 PM 8/12/2015 by Gage Jackson Komu-8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - Mike Sweeney is set to be the 26th player inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame before the team's Saturday match-up against the Los Angeles Angels.

    Sweeney played 13 seasons with the Royals starting in 1995 as a catcher. He later moved to first base in 1999 where his career (More)

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    Cain homers and gets 4 hits in Royals' 6-1 win over Tigers

    Cain homers and gets 4 hits in Royals' 6-1 win over Tigers

    Posted 10:01 PM 8/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lorenzo Cain went 4 for 4 with a home run and Yordano Ventura pitched six scoreless innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night.

    Cain, who raised his average to .316, led off the sixth with his 12th homer, a mammoth shot to left (More)

  • Sports

    Martinez goes 8 strong, Cardinals edge Pirates 4-3

    Martinez goes 8 strong, Cardinals edge Pirates 4-3

    Posted 10:00 PM 8/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Martinez was strongest at the end of his eight innings and Jason Heyward had two hits and two RBIs, helping the St. Louis Cardinals edge the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the National League's top two teams.

    Yadier Molina tied it with a (More)

  • Sports

    Cueto beats Tigers 4-0 in his Royals' home debut

    Cueto beats Tigers 4-0 in his Royals' home debut

    Posted 10:02 PM 8/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Johnny Cueto threw a four-hitter in his Kansas City home debut as the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Monday night.

    Cueto (1-1) did not allow a runner past second base, struck out eight and walked none. It was his sixth career shutout and second this (More)

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    Missouri basketball announced non-conference schedule Friday

    Missouri basketball announced non-conference schedule Friday

    Posted 4:32 PM 8/7/2015 by Mitchel Summers, Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Tiger basketball is still way over the horizon, but its non-conference schedule has been finalized. Some of the schedule had been announced before. Friday's release rounded out the missing spots.

    The Tigers will open the season at Mizzou Arena in the CBE Hall of Fame classic (More)

  • News

    Former MU football player Aldon Smith released from 49ers

    Former MU football player Aldon Smith released from 49ers

    Posted 10:07 AM 8/7/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - NBC Sports reports the San Francisco 49ers released former MU defensive end Aldon Smith from the team Friday after he was arrested Thursday night in a suburb of San Francisco. 

    The Santa Clara Police Department said the arrest came for hit-and-run, vandalism and (More)

  • Sports

    Wacha wins 13th, Cardinals beat Reds 3-0 to take series

    Wacha wins 13th, Cardinals beat Reds 3-0 to take series

    Posted 4:17 PM 8/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Michael Wacha gave the Cardinals' tired bullpen a respite by throwing seven innings in the rain on Thursday afternoon, and St. Louis pulled away to a 3-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds, taking yet another series from its NL Central rival.

    The Cardinals improved to 30 (More)

  • Sports

    Kinsler hits 2-run homer in ninth, Tigers top Royals 8-6

    Kinsler hits 2-run homer in ninth, Tigers top Royals 8-6

    Posted 4:13 PM 8/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    DETROIT (AP) - Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer off Ryan Madson in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers an 8-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.

    Jose Iglesias led off with a single against Madson (1-2) before Kinsler hit a 2-0 fastball into the bullpen in left (More)

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