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St. Joseph uses five-run sixth inning to take down Clarinda
The St. Joseph Mustangs won their second consecutive game as they defeated Clarinda 7-3 Thursday night inside Phil Welch Stadium. St. Joe's summer college baseball team is now 23-9 this season and 20-8 in the MINK League. The Mustangs took a 2-0 lead as Josh Cassidy hit a sacrifice fly in the first inning and [...]
Royals lose fourth straight as they drop series opener to Twins
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained [...]
St. Louis falls to San Diego in 11 innings
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Will Venable hit a pinch-hit two-run home run in the top of the 11th inning and the San Diego Padres snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the suddenly scuffling St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Venable had been 1 for 17 coming off the bench before connecting [...]
USA rolls past China in final exhibition for World University Games
GWANGJU, Korea – Kansas men’s basketball, representing the USA National Team at the 2015 World University Games, ran past China 93-56 in a scrimmage game Thursday afternoon at the Seolwol Girls School Gymnasium in Gwangju, Korea. Down 11-7 midway through the first quarter, guard Tyler Self started a USA 11-2 run by hitting a jumper [...]
Missouri State's Lusk finalizes coaching staff with hiring of Corey Gipson
SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State men's basketball coach Paul Lusk put the final piece for his coaching staff in place Thursday with the announced hire of assistant coach Corey Gipson, a native of Sikeston, Mo. Gipson has spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at his alma mater, Austin Peay State [...]
Cards fire scouting director amid hacking scandal
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals said Thursday that they have fired scouting director Chris Correa, the first known fallout from the hacking scandal that has resulted in a federal investigation into whether the team illegally got inside the player personnel database of the Houston Astros. The Cardinals declined to say why Correa was fired [...]
Marble, Harper throw combined one-hitter in Mustangs 12-0 win over Nevada
The St. Joseph Mustangs rolled to an easy win Wednesday night at Phil Welch Stadium as they shutout the Nevada Griffons 12-0. St. Joe's summer college baseball team improves to 22-9 and 19-8 in the MINK League. Dixon Marble threw a gem as the Mustangs' starter allowed only one hit in eight innings as he [...]
Kansas City blows early lead, gets swept by Astros
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of a the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on [...]
Cardinals drop second straight at home to White Sox
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered to back a strong outing from Jose Quintana, and the Chicago White Sox pulled away late to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Wednesday night in a game interrupted by three rain delays. The Cardinals lead the majors with a 51-26 record and had a six-game winning streak [...]
St. Joseph splits doubleheader at Chillicothe Tuesday
The St. Joseph Mustangs split a doubleheader at Chillicothe Tuesday night, winning game one 4-2 before falling in the second game 5-2. St. Joe's summer college baseball team is now 21-9 this season and 18-8 in the MINK League. In the opener, the Mustangs took a 3-0 lead in the third inning as Jackson Schnurbusch [...]