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    Ross hits winning single in 11th, Cubs beat Royals 2-1

    Ross hits winning single in 11th, Cubs beat Royals 2-1

    Posted 7:13 PM 5/31/2015 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - David Ross hit an RBI single with one out in the 11th inning Sunday, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Kansas City Royals 2-1.

    The Cubs and Royals split the abbreviated two-game series. Saturday's game was rained out and will be made up at Wrigley Field during the last week (More)

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    Martinez honors late Taveras, pitches Cardinals over Dodgers

    Martinez honors late Taveras, pitches Cardinals over Dodgers

    Posted 7:09 PM 5/31/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Martinez wiped away tears during a pregame tribute to late teammate Oscar Taveras, then pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Sunday.

    Jhonny Peralta homered and drove in all three runs for the (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Local Scores: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Posted 7:01 PM 5/28/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    High School Baseball

    Smithville 3

    Boonville 1

    Rock Bridge

    Kickapoo Postponed until Friday 

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    Missouri, Arkansas to play Friday after Thanksgiving

    Missouri, Arkansas to play Friday after Thanksgiving

    Posted 4:35 PM 5/28/2015 by Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - For the second straight season, Missouri and Arkansas will play the Battle Line Rivalry game on the day after Thanksgiving. 

    CBS Sports announced Thursday morning that the game will be played on Friday, Nov. 27 at 1:30 p.m. CT in Fayetteville, Ark. The game will be (More)

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    La Russa named a Missouri sports legend

    La Russa named a Missouri sports legend

    Posted 9:04 PM 5/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has been named a Missouri sports legend.

    The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday also unveiled a bronze sculpture of La Russa, the Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball officer.

    La Russa, inducted into the Hall of Fame last summer, led St. Louis to two World Series titles, three NL pennants and eight division titles.

     

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    Matt Adams suffers a right quadriceps injury

    Matt Adams suffers a right quadriceps injury

    Posted 7:48 PM 5/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams is out indefinitely after suffering a strained right quadriceps that could require surgery. Adams was injured running on a double in the fifth inning of last night's win over Arizona. Cards GM John Mozeliak (moh-ZEH'-lik) calls the injury a significant tear and says Adams' recovery time is an open-ended question.

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    No St. Louis stadium vote for the summer

    No St. Louis stadium vote for the summer

    Posted 7:26 PM 5/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis residents won't be voting this summer on using tax dollars to build a new $985-million riverfront football stadium.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1AueYnG) reports the deadline to get a measure on the August ballot was Tuesday. And although there's (More)

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    Garcia gets 1st win, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 6-4

    Garcia gets 1st win, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 6-4

    Posted 10:15 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jaime Garcia won for the first time in nearly a year, working six solid innings, and Randal Grichuk homered for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Tuesday night.

    Grichuk and Jhonny Peralta had two RBIs each for the Cardinals, who are a major (More)

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    Adams injured running bases, removed in 5th inning

    Adams injured running bases, removed in 5th inning

    Posted 9:20 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals strained his right quadriceps while running out a double in the fifth inning and has been removed from the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

    Adams grabbed his right hip area rounding first base after his hit off reliever Vidal Nuno on Tuesday night.

    Mark Reynolds pinch ran for Adams. The Cardinals led 6-4.

     

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    Teixeira drives in 4 runs, Yankees beat Royals 5-1

    Teixeira drives in 4 runs, Yankees beat Royals 5-1

    Posted 9:08 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this season.

    Warren (3-3) was perfect until (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Local Scores: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Posted 7:50 PM 5/26/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area for Tuesday, May 26:

    High School Baseball Class 5 Sectional Semifinal:

    Rock Bridge 10, Waynesville 2

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    Central Methodist softball eliminated from NAIA World Series

    Central Methodist softball eliminated from NAIA World Series

    Posted 7:17 PM 5/26/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SIOUX CITY, Ia. -  Central Methodist University softball team's run at the NAIA Championships is over after a 4-3 loss to Oregon Tech in a 16-inning marathon game Tuesday.

    Oregon Tech started the scoring off early after freshman infielder Tara Moates hit a ball to center to score (More)

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    Jason Vargas activated from disabled list, to start for KC

    Jason Vargas activated from disabled list, to start for KC

    Posted 5:14 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Vargas is being activated from the 15-day disabled list and is going to start for the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night against the New York Yankees.

    The left-hander hasn't pitched since May 5 because of a flexor muscle strain. He will fill the rotation spot of (More)

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  • Baseball. Former Mizzou Standout Ryan Lollis Called Up the Big Leagues

    Former Mizzou baseball standout Ryan Lollis was called up to Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants on Friday (July 3). Lollis, a 37th-round pick by the Giants in 2009, was a standout for the Tigers for four seasons. He was a 2008 All-Big 12 honorable mention selection and helped Mizzou...

  • W. Golf. Mizzou Women's Golf Releases Fall Schedule

    Mizzou women’s golf head coach Stephanie Priesmeyer announced the fall 2015 schedule on Thursday. The Tigers will compete in five total tournaments across the country during the fall season and will take on some of the top programs nationally.

  • W. Volleyball. Paola Ampudia Enjoying Success With Colombia At World Grand Prix

    Former Mizzou volleyball All-American Paola Ampudia has continued outstanding success in her professional career, as she recently helped lead the Colombian National Team to a 3-0 win over Kenya at the FIVB World Grand Prix.

  • W. Swimming. Four Mizzou Tigers Set for World University Games

    Four current and former members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team are set to compete for their respective countries at the World University, which run July 2-14 in Gwangju City, South Korea. Diver Lauren Reedy (Rochester Hills, Mich.) will represent the United States, Nadine Laemmler (Wackersdorf, Bavaria, Germany) and...

  • M. Swimming. Four Mizzou Tigers Set for World University Games

    Four current and former members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team are set to compete for their respective countries at the World University, which run July 2-14 in Gwangju City, South Korea. Diver Lauren Reedy (Rochester Hills, Mich.) will represent the United States, Nadine Laemmler (Wackersdorf, Bavaria, Germany) and...