NEW YORK — Brendan Ryan hit his first career home run in the 11th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the New York Mets’ four-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Tuesday night.
NEW YORK — Shawn Green and the New York Mets were more than glad to see the end of Mike Maroth.
Bamboozled by Maroth’s slow stuff, Green hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning against Russ Springer to beat St. Louis 2-1 Monday night.
ST. LOUIS — Scott Spiezio stopped dyeing his wispy chin beard St. Louis Cardinal red a few weeks ago, satisfying the demands of superstitious teammates thinking a fashion makeover might help halt one of the team’s many slumps.
Shane Victorino typically spends off days relaxing in the dugout. He changed his routine Sunday and the move worked. Victorino had a pinch-hit, three-run double to break a tie with two outs in the eighth inning Sunday and lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Joey Gathright’s bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning off Chris Spurling lifted the Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Brewers. It was the third walk of the inning for Kansas City, and sixth in the final five innings.
While Micah Wright would finish the last few weeks of his kindergarten year in a cast, something else was on his mind. He had a full summer of swimming ahead of him.
Mudball ’07 was held Saturday to raise awareness for the organization. The mud volleyball tournament featured seven co-ed teams of at least six players ages 18-and-older.
Pro Bowl running back Larry Johnson says he’s ready to sit out the Chiefs’ training camp to resolve his request for a new contract, The Kansas City Star reported Thursday.
Ryan Ludwick bears some responsibility for the longest game of the season in the major leagues, striking out as a pinch hitter with the bases loaded and one out in the ninth inning.
MU freshman Nick Adcock raced into first place in the Junior USATF Championships men’s decathlon Thursday night. As he crossed the finish line of the 1,500 meters with the clock at 4 minutes, 49.77 seconds, Adcock gained 620 points.
Anybody who says that acrobatic gymnastics is not a sport has never seen the Columbia Acro and Tumbling Team practice in the Hearnes Center Fieldhouse.
Ryan Ludwick homered off Jorge de la Rosa leading off the 14th inning for the Cardinals, who took two of three from their cross-state rivals. The Cardinals used eight pitchers and left-hander Tyler Johnson was the only reliever not used because of a slightly injured right knee.
A lawyer representing the tow truck driver involved in the fatal crash of Cardinals pitcher Josh Hancock is giving Hancock's family 21 days to drop its wrongful death lawsuit.
Two MU freshmen set new personal bests in the first day of the USA Track and Field Junior Championships on Wednesday.
Wrestlers James Williamson, from UMKC, and John Andrew, from MU, practice between instructional sessions at one of the “Tiger Style” wrestling camps in the Daniel Devine Pavilion on Tuesday. MU wrestling coach Brian Smith runs a variety of wrestling camps, which will continue on campus through June 1. Wrestlers from 30 teams across the country are at MU.
The Royals and Cardinals were tied 6-6 after 13 innings at press time.The Royals and Cardinals were tied 6-6 after 13 innings at press time. The Royals jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first inning, and led 6-4 in the sixth. The Cardinals scratched out a run in the seventh, and scored one more in the ninth when slugger Albert Pujols doubled to deep right. He appeared to pause, thinking the ball was a homer, before heading to first, and missed a chance at a triple.
As a former Olympian, Derrick Peterson is used to hearing the roar of the crowd as he sprints around the track, but on this day he has only one spectator — and she has better things to be doing.
The buzz has already begun about the MU football team’s 2007 season. Never mind that there are still 73 more days until the Tigers officially kick off the season on Sept. 1 in St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS — Short notice brought out Brad Thompson’s best. The first-year starter worked seven strong innings a day ahead of schedule and two days after a two-inning relief stint, leading the pitching-starved St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
It took former Missouri pitching standout Max Scherzer almost 12 months to finally sign his first professional contract. It took him only three minor-league starts to earn his first promotion.