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    Lackey holds Cubs to one run in Cardinals victory

    Lackey holds Cubs to one run in Cardinals victory

    Posted 4:31 PM 5/7/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - John Lackey drove in a run for the third time in his big league career and struck out 10 in 7 2-3 innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 Thursday for their ninth win in 10 games.

    Jason Heyward singled three times with an RBI, and Peter Bourjos (More)

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    Indians rough up Danny Duffy, roll to 10-3 win over Royals

    Indians rough up Danny Duffy, roll to 10-3 win over Royals

    Posted 10:36 PM 5/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Just about everyone in the Cleveland lineup drove in a run, Carlos Carrasco tossed seven sharp innings and the Indians rolled to a 10-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

    Brandon Moss homered and added a two-run double to lead the charge, but six (More)

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    Cubs end Cardinals' 8-game streak with 6-5 win

    Cubs end Cardinals' 8-game streak with 6-5 win

    Posted 10:23 PM 5/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Anthony Rizzo homered with three RBIs and Jon Lester had a strong outing for the Chicago Cubs, who ended the St. Louis Cardinals' eight-game winning streak and their own four-game skid with a 6-4 victory on Wednesday night.

    Jhonny Peralta hit a 447-foot homer and Yadier (More)

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    Cardinals shutting down Walden for 6-10 weeks

    Cardinals shutting down Walden for 6-10 weeks

    Posted 8:39 PM 5/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals setup man Jordan Walden will be shut down for six to 10 weeks for a strained muscle in his right shoulder.

    The 27-year-old was placed on the 15-day disabled list last week and the decision was made Wednesday after a second opinion.

    The Cardinals say the injury will not require surgery.

    Walden was acquired from the Atlanta Braves in November along with outfielder Jason Heyward and has a 0.87 ERA in 12 games.

     

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, May 6

    Local Scores: Wednesday, May 6

    Posted 7:14 PM 5/6/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    High School Baseball

    Sturgeon 14

    Harrisburg 1 (5 innings)

    Rock Bridge 10

    Hickman 4

    Sacred Heart 10

    Green Ridge 5

    High School Girls Soccer

    Rock Bridge 3

    Highman 1

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    Sophie Cunningham named to 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 Championship trials team

    Sophie Cunningham named to 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 Championship trials team

    Posted 7:11 PM 5/6/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    OLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Incoming Mizzou women's basketball freshman and McDonalds All-American Sophie Cunningham was named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship Team Trials roster, as announced today by USA Basketball.

    Trials to select the 12 members who will comprise (More)

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    NASCAR star Clint Bowyer takes cuts with Kansas City Royals

    NASCAR star Clint Bowyer takes cuts with Kansas City Royals

    Posted 6:45 PM 5/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - NASCAR star Clint Bowyer was on hand at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday night to watch his beloved Kansas City Royals take on the Cleveland Indians.

    A guest of the Royals and manager Ned Yost, Bowyer was given a full uniform - No. 15, of course - and took batting practice (More)

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    No. 13 Missouri softball rolls on in SEC Tournament

    No. 13 Missouri softball rolls on in SEC Tournament

    Posted 5:03 PM 5/6/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The No. 13, 7-seed Missouri softball team (39-13) won its first round SEC Tournament game, run-ruling 10-seed Mississippi State (35-19) 9-0 in six innings.

    Sophomore pitcher Tori Finucane (19-8) allowed just one hit with two walks and two strikeouts in a complete (More)

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    Hosmer brings around four in Royals victory

    Hosmer brings around four in Royals victory

    Posted 10:05 PM 5/5/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer, Jason Vargas shut down the Indians for the second straight start, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat Cleveland 5-3 on Tuesday night.

    Hosmer also had an RBI triple in the eighth inning, and Alex Gordon drove in another run (More)

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    William Woods golfers capture title

    William Woods golfers capture title

    Posted 9:18 PM 5/5/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The No. 3 ranked William Woods University men's golf team secured the American Midwest Conference (AMC) title on Tuesday. 

    Sophomore Billie McKenzie won the event outright for the Owls finishing with a 5-over par 221. Matt Wells finished second, and Julian Taylor and David Houlding finished tied for fourth.

    With the win, the Owls earn an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida, from May 19 to May 22.

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    Welch named pitcher of the week for third time

    Welch named pitcher of the week for third time

    Posted 8:50 PM 5/5/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Paxton Welch was named the American Midwest Conference (AMC) pitcher of the week on Tuesday for the third time this season. The Columbia College Cougar pitcher won four games on the week, and held an ERA of 1.0. 

    Welch recorded wins against Lyon, Missouri Baptist, Lindenwood-Belleville and Park University to secure the teams first AMC Championship in five years.

    Columbia College will start the post season in the NAIA opening round on May 11.

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    Young Tiger fan forms bond with Missouri Softball team

    Posted 12:42 AM 5/5/2015 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - It's a sunny Sunday afternoon, which means 10-year-old Ryleigh Patience is outside practicing her softball skills in her front yard.

    Patience discovered a love for the sport because it was one of the few she could participate in after doctors diagnosed her with MPS 1, or (More)

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    Local Scores: Monday, May 4

    Local Scores: Monday, May 4

    Posted 10:06 PM 5/4/2015 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are your local scores from around the area for May 4th, 2015:

    High School Girls Soccer:

    Southern Boone 3

    Fatima 0

    High School Baseball:

    California 2

    Battle 12

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