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    Royals offense falls short in 2-1 loss to Tigers

    Royals offense falls short in 2-1 loss to Tigers

    Posted 10:25 PM 7/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Anibal Sanchez tossed seven stingy innings, Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera drove in runs and the Detroit Tigers squeaked out a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.

    Sanchez (6-3) scattered eight hits without a walk to help the AL Central-leading Tigers (More)

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    Former tiger Oriakhi dealt to Kings

    Posted 6:58 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LAS VEGAS - Alex Oriakhi, a former basketball player at the University of Missouri, was traded from the Phoenix Suns to the Sacramento Kings Friday.

    The Kings received the rights to Oriakhi and a $7 million trade exception in the deal. Isaiah Thomas, their star point guard who averaged (More)

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    CMU's Rupard recognized for her play

    CMU's Rupard recognized for her play

    Posted 5:04 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Central Methodist University's Michele Rupard was named the 2014 Diamond Sports NAIA Catcher of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and Diamond Sports Friday.

    Rupard, a junior from Kansas City, Mo., led the Eagles in seven offensive categories last (More)

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    Gadbois honored with Golden Shoe award

    Posted 3:13 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Mizzou Softball All-American Taylor Gadbois received the NFCA Golden Shoe award for being the most outstanding base stealer among Division 1 student-athletes Friday.

    Gadbois was given the honor by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as a result of her breakout (More)

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    Truman's Terrace new MU tailgating spot

    Truman's Terrace new MU tailgating spot

    Posted 1:18 PM 7/11/2014 by Blair Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Tiger fans will have a new place to tailgate this fall when Truman's Terrace, located on the southeast side of Memorial Stadium, opens for the 2014 football season.

    The area, formerly known as the Amphitheater at Mizzou, will be terraced into a tiered hillside and will be (More)

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    Wong walkoff HR gives Cards 5-4 win over Pirates

    Wong walkoff HR gives Cards 5-4 win over Pirates

    Posted 10:20 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie Kolten Wong gave the St. Louis Cardinals their second straight game-winning ninth-inning home run, connecting off Ernesto Frieri with two outs for a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

    Frieri (1-1) got two routine outs before Wong, batting (More)

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    Cards assistant withdraws from race for Padres job

    Cards assistant withdraws from race for Padres job

    Posted 9:38 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals assistant general manager Michael Girsch has withdrawn his candidacy for the GM opening with the San Diego Padres.

    St. Louis made a brief announcement during Tuesday night's game against the Pirates.

    The 37-year-old Girsch is in his fourth season as assistant GM under John Mozeliak with the Cardinals. He joined the team as coordinator of amateur scouting in 2006.

    The Padres fired Josh Byrnes on June 22.

     

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    Cardinals' Garcia to undergo thoracic surgery

    Cardinals' Garcia to undergo thoracic surgery

    Posted 7:33 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia will undergo thoracic outlet surgery Friday to relieve nerve issues in his pitching arm, shoulder and hand.

    General manager John Mozeliak said Tuesday that Garcia considered the operation his last viable option. The announcement was made (More)

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