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Angels lose to Royals, Pujols ailing

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Los Angeles Angels lost a game after a costly error, but an injury to Albert Pujols could hurt them even more. Omar Infante delivered…

Bases-loaded HBP in 8th helps Dodgers beat KC 5-4

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis was facing one of the hottest relievers in baseball with two outs and the bases loaded…

Duffy gritty as Royals fall to Dodgers 2-0

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Danny Duffy dueled admirably with Clayton Kershaw until his pitch count got too high, showing not only his vast potential but also…

Mules pitcher inks free agent deal with Astros

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Central Missouri left-handed pitcher Kyle Gehrs has signed a free agent deal with the Houston Astros. He agreed to terms with the Astros last week, but officially signed his free…

UCM bowler represents US at World Championships

(ARLINGTON, Texas) – Central Missouri Jennies bowler Mary Wells has been selected to represent Junior Team USA at the World Bowling Youth Championships. Wells was one of four females selected to represented the…

UCM hires new assistant coach for Mules basketball

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Mules basketball team has a new assistant coach with Division I experience. Head coach Doug Karleskint recently announced that Ryan Hellenthal comes to Central Missouri after spending the previous four…

Royals win 9th straight to take over 1st place

By NOAH TRISTER (DETROIT, AP) — It’s been over a decade since the Kansas City Royals were in first place this late in the season, and try as he might,…

UCM golfers named Division II PING All-Americans

(NORMAN, Okla.) – Central Missouri golfers Travis Mays and Cy Moritz were named to the Division II PING Honorable Mention All-America Team, according to the Golf Coaches Association of America. This is the second All-America…

Royals hold on to beat hot-hitting Indians 9-5

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Jason Vargas was completely unaware that Cleveland had piled up 17 runs the previous night. He was happy about it, too. Unaware…

Shields pitches Royals to 2-1 win over Yankees

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — James Shields would have been wise to pop some Dramamine, Ned Yost some antacids. The Royals’ ace survived six shaky innings mostly…