KANSAS CITY — The Cleveland Indians allowed 10 runs in the first then rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 15-13 Wednesday night when Ryan Garko and Hector Luna hit run-scoring singles in the 10th inning.
It didn’t take long to notice Missouri wide reciever Brad Ekwerekwu among the Missouri players on the Kadlec Athletic Fields for Tuesday’s practice.
A rundown in a baseball or softball game is a fairly common event. A runner gets greedy and decides to go for more bases and gets caught between two players trying to tag him out.
University of Missouri senior John Kelly was one of 64 golfers to qualify for the match play portion of the U.S. Amateur Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club and the Chaska Town Course in Chaska, Minn.
NEW YORK — Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, putting a rousing ending to a night of grand-slam derby and rallying the New York Mets over the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY — Mark Teahen was 4-for-4 with a home run and two doubles, and scored the go-ahead run on Victor Martinez’s throwing error Tuesday night, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
Before returning to Columbia, the Daniel Boone National Little League team will spend several more days with its new friends — some it might not see again.
Missouri defensive end Xzavie Jackson has been suspended for the Tigers’ season opener on Sept. 2 against Murray State. The reason Jackson was suspended for the opener was reported to be the result of academic issues, not legal problems.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The bright lights, big crowds and media hype of the Little League World Series can get to a 12-year-old sometimes. So coaches and parents look for distractions.
On Monday, former Missouri basketball player Kevin Young signed a one-year contract with Kepez Belediyesi of the Turkish Basketball League’s Division II. Based in Canakkale, Turkey, Kepez Belediyesi went 20-10 last season and finished fifth in their group.
ST. LOUIS — Chris Duncan has made such an impact with the St. Louis Cardinals that soon everyone will forget he is the son of the pitching coach.
ST. LOUIS — Fred Russell has two weeks to prove he belongs on the Rams’ 53-man roster, and his performance in the first two preseason games serves his case well.
After spending more than two months playing baseball together, Columbia’s Daniel Boone National Little League team will have to hang up its uniforms.
Class starts today at Missouri and for some students that means having to wake up earlier than during the summer to make it to class. For the Missouri football team starting the school year means players get to sleep in more.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Aaron Durley towers over the competition at the Little League World Series.
CHICAGO — Chris Carpenter put an end to the Cardinals’ horrible season at Wrigley Field with another strong outing.
School starts Wednesday in Columbia, but 11 boys are not shopping for supplies or new clothes. Their summer has been all about baseball, and it could continue for a few more days.
KANSAS CITY — So many hits. So few runs.
ST. LOUIS — Rams Coach Scott Linehan is confident that his starting offense will find its groove before it’s too late, so for now he’s only slightly concerned that his starters haven’t produced a touchdown in St. Louis’ first two preseason games.
Adam Crossett had seen better days.