Seven of the top 20 teams in the country are from the SEC, according to preseason polls. Missouri is not one of them. The Tigers feel as though they have something to prove.
The junior transfer pulled his hamstring rounding third base during an intra-squad scrimmage Saturday.
Rob Zastryzny has been the Tigers' most consistent arm since he joined the pitching staff in 2011 as a freshman, but Zastryzny’s junior season brings with it higher expectations and greater responsibility.
Tim Jamieson, the longest-tenured head coach at MU, has been given a contract extension through the 2015 season. Next season will be his 19th as head coach.
The Atlanta Braves took Eric Garcia in the 20th round, Ben Turner went to the Giants in Round 21 and Blake Holovach got a call from the Mariners in the 27th round.
The Tigers lost to Louisville 11-3, and their season came to an end at the NCAA Tucson Regional.
The Missouri Tigers scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to stave off elimination and beat New Mexico State 6-2.
Making their eighth NCAA regional baseball appearance in 10 seasons, the Missouri Tigers burned through four pitchers and were outhit 20-4 in a 15-3 loss to the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats Friday night in Tucson, Ariz.
After struggling at the end of the season, the Tigers found success in the Big 12 tournament to earn a berth in national postseason play. They start NCAA regional play Friday in Tucson, Ariz.
As the Big 12 tournament champions, the Missouri baseball team will open NCAA Tournament play this Friday against regional host Arizona.
Missouri coach Tim Jamieson had been this close before — painfully close — and the title slipped away both times. And this was his last chance, with the Tigers getting ready to start chasing Southeastern Conference crowns next season.
The Missouri baseball team beat Oklahoma 8-7 on Sunday in the Big 12 tournament championship game to give the Tigers their first conference crown since 1980.
The Tigers never trailed in Saturday's final Big 12 meeting between the rivals, riding Dane Opel's hitting to earn a 12-2 eight-inning victory over the Jayhawks.
The Missouri Tigers will meet Kansas in the Big 12 Conference baseball tournament Saturday. Kansas beat Texas A&M 5-3 Friday to advance. In other action, Baylor beat Kansas State 11-2.
The Missouri baseball team defeated Texas A&M 5-3 on Thursday night in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship. Missouri will face either Texas A&M or Kansas on Saturday.
A quality outing from Rob Zastryzny was enough to stifle the Texas bats in Missouri's Big 12 tournament win Wednesday night.
At the Big 12 baseball awards luncheon Tuesday, opposing coaches took turns saying goodbye to Texas A&M's Rob Childress and Missouri's Tim Jamieson, who will take their teams to the SEC next season.
Missouri pitcher Dusty Ross was named All-Big 12 second team, and four other Tigers were honorable mentions.
The Tigers won 2-of-3 games against the Longhorns this season.
Missouri's 6-3 victory Saturday at Kansas gives the Tigers a No. 6 seed in next week's Big 12 Conference tournament.