MU Baseball

Familiar problems plague Missouri baseball in loss to Southern Illinois

Missouri baseball had a difficult against Southern Illinois Tuesday in St. Charles.

Location, time for Missouri baseball game changed

Missouri's game against Southern Illinois on Tuesday will be played at Lindenwood University in St. Charles. The start time was moved to 6:45 p.m.

AP source: Former Missouri player Kinsler traded for Fielder

The Tigers and Rangers agreed to a blockbuster trade Wednesday night that would send Detroit slugger Prince Fielder to Texas for second baseman Ian Kinsler, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

Former Missouri pitcher Max Scherzer wins Cy Young

Former Missouri All-American pitcher Max Scherzer won the AL honor after leading the majors in wins while going 21-3. He received 28-of-30 first-place votes.

NCAA hopes new baseball can reverse dip in offense

The Division I baseball committee's unanimous vote allows conferences to adopt a new ball for regular-season play.

Former Mizzou pitcher gets off to a 13-0 season start, a 27-year record

Max Scherzer became the first pitcher to begin the season with 13 wins and no losses since Roger Clemens won his first 14 decisions for the Boston Red Sox in 1986.


Former Missouri pitcher Kyle Gibson finally on way to Twins

Four years after he was drafted in the first round and less than two years after Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgery, Missouri product Kyle Gibson's major league debut has been set for Saturday.

Cubs take Missouri's Rob Zastryzny in MLB draft

Missouri senior pitcher Rob Zastryzny was chosen with the 41st overall pick of Thursday evening's Major League Baseball draft.

Missouri baseball players Keaton Steele, Josh Lester earn All-SEC honors

The Tigers' Keaton Steele and Josh Lester were named to the All-Southeastern Conference teams Tuesday.

Missouri baseball ends season with 17-inning loss at SEC tournament

Mississippi State scored on a two-out single in the 17th inning to beat Missouri 2-1 early Wednesday morning in the opening round of the SEC baseball tournament.

Missouri baseball faces single-elimination in tough SEC tournament

The sudden-death round was added because of the expansion of the tournament field from 10 to 12 teams. The top four seeds receive a bye to the second round, where double-elimination play begins. Missouri is the No. 12 seed.

Zastryzny hopes to extend his pitching career with Missouri baseball team

It wasn’t Rob Zastryzny's Senior Day, but Saturday still might have been his last game at Taylor Stadium. Zastryzny, who has been the Tigers’ top starter for the past three seasons, is eligible for the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft and, barring catastrophe, will likely be offered a six- or seven-figure contract to pitch professionally.

Victory earns Missouri baseball team trip to SEC tournament

Friday night's results earned the Tigers the 12th and final spot in the Southeastern Conference tournament. Tennessee lost at home to Texas A&M just before Missouri rallied to beat visiting Kentucky 4-3.

Seniors Sommerfeld and Champagne continue resurgence for Missouri baseball team

Seniors Scott Sommerfeld and Brannon Champagne played key roles in the Tigers' 4-2 win Thursday over Kentucky.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Missouri baseball loses to Alabama, Missouri softball loses to Florida

This week in Missouri sports, the Missouri baseball and softball teams had different experiences at weekend series. The baseball team lost in a three-game series against Alabama. The Missouri softball team won against Arkansas, advancing the team to the semifinals, only to lose against Florida 10-4.

Missouri baseball blows ninth inning lead in loss to Alabama

Missouri baseball committed four errors and gave up five unearned runs in its 7-6 loss to Alabama on Sunday.

Missouri baseball beats Alabama 7-3

The Tigers ended their five-game losing streak Saturday.

Missouri baseball team loses at Alabama

Alabama beat Missouri 9-7 Friday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The Tigers gave up six straight hits and seven runs in the seventh inning of the game. Missouri scored five runs in the eighth inning but could not complete another rally in the 9th.

Missouri baseball player Gavin Stark charged with burglary, resisting arrest

Missouri has suspended Gavin Stark indefinitely and spokesman Shawn Davis said the Athletics Department is still gathering details about the event. Stark, who started 17 games at first base for Missouri in 2012, has started four games this season.

Rain in Tennesee keeps Missouri baseball afloat

Two rainouts in a series between Georgia and Tennessee helped Missouri maintain its position in the hunt for the final spot in this season's SEC tournament.