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    Tigers score three in ninth inning as Royals lose 5-1

    Tigers score three in ninth inning as Royals lose 5-1

    Posted 9:48 PM 7/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Rick Porcello outdueled James Shields and the Detroit Tigers won their fifth in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday night.

    Porcello (12-5) raised his career record against Kansas City to 8-3 while yielding six hits and one run through seven (More)

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    Wainwright reaches 12 wins as Cards defeat Brewers 10-2

    Wainwright reaches 12 wins as Cards defeat Brewers 10-2

    Posted 7:09 PM 7/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals sent Milwaukee to its seventh straight loss, 10-2 on Saturday as the Brewers mourned the death of shortstop Jean Segura's young son.

    Segura left the team and traveled home to the Dominican Republic, a (More)

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    USA wheelchair basketball team headed to semi final

    Posted 5:54 PM 7/12/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SOUTH KOREA- With the help of several former and current Missouri Tigers, the USA men's wheelchair basketball team is having great success in the 2014 Incheon World Wheelchair Basketball Championships. 

    The Americans beat Iran in the quarterfinals early Saturday morning, and will play (More)

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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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