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Sports Blog: Razorbacks sweep Missouri

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on May 18, 2014 at 6:36 p.m.

Behind a two-run single in the 11th inning, No. 24 Arkansas (35-21, 16-14 Southeastern Conference) completed its sweep of Missouri (20-33, 6-24) Saturday with a 7-5 win. Late offense had also proven to be the difference in the first game of the series, when the Razorbacks used a ninth inning ...

Sports Blog: Cocks sweep Tigers

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on May 11, 2014 at 11:28 p.m.

A third loss on the weekend, and a fourth straight conference sweep – that’s the recent story for Missouri baseball. Missouri (20-30, 6-21 Southeastern Conference) fell 2-1 to No. 11 South Carolina (39-13, 16-11) on a walk-off hit Sunday. The loss finished off a sweep by the Gamecocks, and the ...

Sports Blog: Missouri falls to No. 11 South Carolina for 11th straight conference loss

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on May 10, 2014 at 6:43 p.m.

Mistakes add up, and so do losses. Missouri knows that. Two unearned South Carolina runs were the difference Saturday, as the Tigers (20-29, 6-20 Southeastern Conference) fell to No. 11 Gamecocks (38-13, 15-11) 3-1. The loss marks the 11th straight SEC loss. The Tigers scored the first run of the ...

Sports Blog: Tigers rocked by Cocks

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on May 10, 2014 at 1:35 p.m.

Junior righty Brett Graves got rocked, and the Missouri (20-28, 6-19 Southeastern Conference) offense was unable to pick him up in an 8-2 defeat at the hands of South Carolina (37-13, 14-11). Graves allowed three walks, an unusual total for a pitcher who has been one of the best in ...

Varying possibilities exist for rise in Tommy John surgery

In Print: Varying possibilities exist for rise in Tommy John surgery

By Brandon Kroos | May 7, 2014

Missouri starting pitchers Peter Fairbanks and Eric Anderson have undergone Tommy John surgery.

Missouri falls to Commodores, 5-1

By Brandon Kroos | May 3, 2014

Mizzou has lost nine straight SEC games.

Tigers drop first game of Vanderbilt series, 8-3

By Brandon Kroos | May 2, 2014

Missouri ace Brett Graves didn’t strike out a single batter.

In Print: Poor offensive production ails Tigers in three losses to Florida

By Aaron Reiss | April 30, 2014

The Tigers posted a batting average of .180 in their weekend series against the Gators.

Sports Blog: Mizzou baseball swept again

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on April 27, 2014 at 10:20 p.m.

Missouri came close, but it still lost. After easily dropping the first two games of its series against No. 6 Florida, Missouri (19-24, 6-15 Southeastern Conference) fell in extra innings to the Gators Sunday. It is the second straight SEC series the Tigers have been swept in. Mizzou took a ...

Sports Blog: Mizzou baseball manages one hit against Florida

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on April 27, 2014 at 3:13 p.m.

Florida (29-15, 14-6 SEC) sophomore Aaron Rhodes flummoxed Missouri (19-23, 6-14) bats on the way to a near no hitter and a 5-0 victory on Saturday. It was a second-inning double by senior outfielder Dillon Everett that prevented the Tigers from being hitless. Rhodes retired 18 consecutive to close out ...

Sports Blog: Gators bite Mizzou baseball, 7-1

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on April 26, 2014 at 3:56 p.m.

Florida (28-15, 13-6 Southeastern Conference) freshman Logan Shore overwhelmed Missouri’s (19-22, 6-13 SEC) offense in a 7-1 defeat. Shore went 7.1 innings, striking out five and limiting the Tigers to no walks and just five hits. The one run allowed came on a runner he allowed to reach ...

In Print: Tigers drop close games in Mississippi State sweep

By Brandon Kroos | April 26, 2014

College World Series runner-up hands Mizzou baseball fourth beating in last four matchups.

Fairbanks leads Tigers past Illinois at Busch Stadium

Fairbanks leads Tigers past Illinois at Busch Stadium

By Aaron Reiss | April 24, 2014

The righty from Webster Groves, Mo. retired 19 of his last 20 batters.

Tigers top last year's win total after Illini game

Tigers top last year's win total after Illini game

By Jack Witthaus | April 24, 2014

Missouri baseball on the uptick after dismal 2013 season.

Mizzou baseball swept at home

By Brandon Kroos | April 21, 2014

Tigers still one game away from tying last year’s total wins.

Tigers drop series to Mississippi State after 5-2 loss

By Aaron Reiss | April 20, 2014

Ross Mitchell doesn’t scare anyone. Well, at least he doesn’t look like he should. The Mississippi State lefty stands 6 feet 1 inch and weighs 160 pounds. His pants are pulled up a bit above his ankle, just enough so you can see the color of his socks ...

Tigers fall to Mississippi State 3-2 in extras

By Aaron Reiss | April 19, 2014

Mizzou goes 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position in loss.

Sports Blog: Missouri wins rubber match, takes series against No. 15 Kentucky

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on April 13, 2014 at 11:26 p.m.

The drubbing didn’t phase them. Missouri beat No. 15 Kentucky 8-3 Sunday in Lexington, Ky., just one day after losing to the Wildcats by 12 runs. The victory gives Mizzou (17-17, 6-9 Southeastern Conference) its second SEC series win of the season. The Tigers are a win away from ...

Sports Blog: Mizzou baseball licked in Lexington, 12-0

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on April 13, 2014 at 1:39 p.m.

It took just two innings, really. No. 15 Kentucky used the fifth and sixth inning of Saturday’s matchup against Missouri (16-17, 5-9 Southeastern Conference) to top the Tigers, 12-0, in Lexington, Ky. Junior John Miles started on the mound for the Tigers. He got out of tough spots in ...

Sports Blog: Mizzou baseball upsets No. 12 Kentucky

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on April 13, 2014 at 12:47 a.m.

A late homer lifted Missouri (16-16, 5-8 Southeastern Conference) over No. 12 Kentucky (22-12, 6-7) in an 8-7 slugfest. The Tigers led through most of the game, but a 5-run seventh put the Wildcats ahead late. Senior designated hitter Eric Anderson came up big in the bottom half, though. With ...

Sports Blog: Tigers top rival Missouri State, 9-4

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on April 9, 2014 at 6:59 p.m.

Led by senior second baseman Shane Segovia’s bat, Missouri (15-16, 4-8 Southeastern Conference) topped Missouri State 9-4, Tuesday, at Taylor Stadium. Segovia hit three of Mizzou’s five doubles in the game. He batted in one run and scored three of his own. Though Segovia batted in Missouri’s ...

Francis Howell teammates reunite on Mizzou baseball team

In Print: Francis Howell teammates reunite on Mizzou baseball team

By Aaron Reiss | April 9, 2014

Francis Howell went 32-3 on its way to a 2011 state championship.

Missouri baseball fumbles away second game against Georgia

By Brandon Kroos | April 6, 2014

Tigers have lost four in a row and sit in last place in the SEC East.

In Print: Mizzou baseball squeezes away from sweep

By Brandon Kroos | April 6, 2014

Tigers slated to play Missouri State on Tuesday.

Sports Blog: Mizzou can’t stave off late rally

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on April 2, 2014 at 2:43 p.m.

Missouri (13-14, 3-6 Southeastern Conference) coughs up a pair of leads and allows a late rally in a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Southern Illinois (15-12). The Tigers took the lead with their first batter of the game. Senior designated hitter Eric Anderson blasted a 2-0 delivery into the ...

In Print: Missouri baseball sticks with small-ball tactics

By Brandon Kroos | April 2, 2014

Coach Tim Jamieson insists on small-ball with less powerful bats.

Sports Blog: Tigers can’t complete sweep over Auburn

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on March 29, 2014 at 5:47 p.m.

Missouri (13-13, 3-6 Southeastern Conference) failed to complete a weekend sweep of No. 20 Auburn on Saturday, falling 7-3, in Auburn, Ala. Junior righty Brett Graves started on the mound for Mizzou. It was Graves’ worst performance of the year. He went 5.2 innings, giving up 13 hits and ...

Sports Blog: Mizzou baseball wins first SEC series this year

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on March 29, 2014 at 5:41 p.m.

Senior designated hitter Eric Anderson’s bat led Missouri (13-12, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) over Auburn (18-10, 4-4 SEC), 4-2. The victory marked Mizzou’s first SEC series victory this season. Anderson promised earlier in the season to do better with the bases loaded, and in this game he did. With ...

Sports Blog: Missouri slips past Auburn

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on March 28, 2014 at 3:28 p.m.

Missouri (12-12, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) exploited shaky Auburn (18-9, 4-3 SEC) defense to score late in a come-from-behind, 4-3 victory. Auburn committed four errors in the game, allowing two runs as a result. The teams were tied at one until the sixth, when the Tigers in orange and navy put ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball swept in Oxford

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on March 24, 2014 at 1:42 p.m.

Behind a six-run eighth inning, No. 14 Ole Miss topped Missouri, 8-3, Sunday to complete a sweep of the weekend series. Junior righty Brett Graves started for Missouri (11-12, 1-5 Southeastern Conference). Graves was scheduled to start against the Rebels on Friday, but was pulled 30 minutes prior to the ...

Sports Blog: Ole Miss drubbs Tigers, 7-1

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on March 23, 2014 at 2:24 p.m.

Missouri (11-11, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) lost its second game of a three-game series against the No. 14 Ole Miss Rebels (20-4, 3-2 SEC), 7-1, Saturday in Oxford, Miss. After junior righty Brett Graves was scratched from a start on Friday, sophomore righty Peter Fairbanks was shifted to Mizzou’s Saturday ...

Sports Blog: Graves not concussed after accident, scheduled to start this weekend

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on March 22, 2014 at 5:46 p.m.

Missouri junior pitcher Brett Graves does not have a concussion, according to Missouri baseball spokesman Shawn Davis. Through the thick and the thin... Everything happens for a reason. #TRUST— Brett Graves ⚾⚡ (@BGraves05) March 22, 2014 Graves was scheduled to start Friday against Ole Miss in the opening game of the ...

Tigers sweep Wisconsin-Milwaukee midweek series

By Aaron Reiss | March 20, 2014

Missouri holds a winning record going into conference play this weekend against No. 14 Ole Miss.

Sports Blog: Tigers top Milwaukee in first game of series

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on March 19, 2014 at 6:17 p.m.

The Missouri (10-9, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) offense attacked seven Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-9) pitchers, and the bullpen held on for a 7-5 win. The Tigers collected 11 hits and nine walks in the game. Coach Tim Jamieson was left unsatisfied with the production. “I’m still frustrated with our offense. We seem ...

In Print: Mizzou baseball drops series to Tennessee

By Brandon Kroos | March 19, 2014

Tigers win the first game on Friday but fail to capitalize with runners on base.

Tigers can’t capture series win over Tennessee

By Brandon Kroos | March 16, 2014

After dropping the Friday’s game, the Vols won both games in the doubleheader on Saturday in Columbia.

Mizzou baseball captures first conference game

By Brandon Kroos | March 15, 2014

Tigers rally around starter Brett Graves to knock off No. 17 Tennessee.

Sports Blog: Tigers take both in Alcorn State doubleheader

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on March 12, 2014 at 4:21 p.m.

In a doubleheader that condensed a mid-week series to one, long day, Missouri (8-7) beat Alcorn State (1-15) twice, Tuesday. Mizzou was supposed to play Alcorn State one time each on Tuesday and Wednesday, but due to a poor weather forecast for Wednesday, the series was compressed into a double-header ...

In Print: Hurlers help Tigers to series win over Southern Miss

By Brandon Kroos | March 12, 2014

Pitching gives up five runs over three games last weekend.

'Sloppy' Tigers fall to Southern Miss

By Jacob Bogage | March 9, 2014

Amid six errors, Mizzou can’t complete its first sweep.

Graves helps top Southern Miss in home opener

By Aaron Reiss | March 8, 2014

Graves came into the game having thrown 15 straight scoreless innings.

Tigers top Southern Miss, win first series of season

By Aaron Reiss | March 8, 2014

Tigers pull to .500 with second win in as many days.

Sports Blog: Tigers split weekend games

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on March 2, 2014 at 11:29 p.m.

Missouri baseball went 1-1 in its doubleheader in Little Rock, Ark., on Saturday. Mizzou played two games against Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne and University of Illinois – Chicago as part of the University of Arkansas-Little Rock Invitational. The Tigers (4-6) scored their second most runs of the year during ...

Sports Blog: Missouri offense dryer than Sahara: Camel’s drop Tigers, 6-3

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Feb. 27, 2014 at 3:59 p.m.

Three runs in the ninth inning didn’t cut it. In a game in which Missouri (3-5) used in ten pitchers, the Tigers fell to Campbell (7-0) on Feb. 26. Senior Eric Anderson started on the mound for Missouri. After giving up singles in the first and second innings, Anderson ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball mired in a losing streak after fast start

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on Feb. 26, 2014 at 1:58 p.m.

Sophomore pitcher Griffin Goodrich only gave up one run, but his offense came up short as the Tigers fell 2-1 to Liberty on Tuesday. Goodrich went 5.1 innings, allowing just six hits and one run in what was just his fourth career start. Liberty southpaw starter Blake Fulghum outdid ...

Sports Blog: Cincinnati tops Tigers, 11-5

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Feb. 24, 2014 at 3:36 p.m.

Missouri fell to Cincinnati, 11-5, on Sunday, Feb. 23, at Gene Hooks Field at Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Bearcats scored the game’s first five runs. They picked up one against junior Mizzou starter Jace James in the second inning. In the fourth inning, they added four ...

Sports Blog: Walk-off puts Wake Forest past Missouri

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Feb. 23, 2014 at 2:40 p.m.

It took awhile, but it happened. Wake Forest topped Missouri 1-0, Saturday, in Winston Salem, N.C., on a walk-off single. Junior Brett Graves threw 7.0 innings of shutout ball for Missouri (3-2), allowing three hits, while striking out six and not walking a batter. Ultimately, though, an unearned ...

Sports Blog: MU baseball downs Radford 15-3

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Kroos on Feb. 22, 2014 at 3:09 p.m.

Heading in to two early season tests against major conference opponents Wake Forest and Cincinnati, Missouri will feel encouraged by its first result in Winston Salem, N.C. Collecting 16 hits and 15 runs, the Tigers routed Radford 15-3. The Highlanders’ starting pitcher, Michael Boyle, was in trouble from the ...

Sports Blog: Athletics Notebook: Tigers court Notre Dame transfer

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Jan. 22, 2014 at 10:41 a.m.

The Missouri basketball team announced yesterday that Notre Dame redshirt sophomore transfer Cameron Biedscheid has officially joined the program. Biedscheid, a St. Louis native, was the state’s 2012 Mr. Show-Me Basketball and joins a team already filled with transfers. He averaged 6.2 points and 1.4 rebounds per ...

Column: Tonight I’m a Pirates fan

By Derek Franks | Oct. 9, 2013

But I love this series regardless of who wins.

Column: Tonight I’m a Pirates fan

By Derek Franks | Oct. 9, 2013

But I love this series regardless of who wins.

Column: Building the case for Carpenter

By Joe Trezza | Sept. 25, 2013

St. Louis second baseman has been league’s least-heralded most valuable player.

The Naturelles set to hit it out of the park

By Amanda Nero | Sept. 6, 2013

MU a cappella group will perform at the Royals game Saturday.

Athletics to roll out new stat tracking software

By Amanda Byler | Aug. 3, 2013

StatBroadcast will become available in August.

In Print: Baseball ends season at 38-year low

By Jack Witthaus | June 4, 2013

Even in a dismal year, Tigers land two on all-conference team.

Sports Blog: Missouri sneaks into first SEC baseball tournament

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on May 20, 2013 at 1:35 p.m.

After an unforgiving first year in the Southeastern Conference, Missouri baseball eked its way into the SEC tournament, securing the final 12th seed. The Tigers (18-31, 10-20 SEC) will face No. 5 Mississippi State (40-16, 16-14 SEC) in Hoover, Ala. at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Junior ace Rob Zastryzny is ...

Stark arrested on five counts and held on $22,500 bail

By Jack Witthaus and Jacob Bogage | May 7, 2013 | Updated May 7, 2013 at 10:35 p.m.

The senior infielder has been suspended indefinitely as the team gathers facts, a spokesman said.

Tigers enter vital series with Texas A&M

In Print: Tigers enter vital series with Texas A&M

By Connor Casey | May 3, 2013

The Tigers will need to win the series to have a chance at qualifying for the SEC tournament.

Segovia's reemergence helps Tigers win second conference series

In Print: Segovia's reemergence helps Tigers win second conference series

By Connor Casey | April 30, 2013

The junior third baseman combined for three hits, two RBIs and one run in Sunday’s doubleheader.

Sports Blog: TIgers sweep doubleheader against Auburn

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on April 28, 2013 at 5:39 p.m.

Missouri baseball (14-26, 6-14) was able to clinch its second Southeastern Conference series against Auburn winning back-to-back games on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers took the first game thanks to a complete game pitched by junior pitcher Keaton Steele who gave up only one run in the first inning ...

Missouri aims to make late-season run

In Print: Missouri aims to make late-season run

By Jack Witthaus | April 26, 2013

As the conference tournament nears, the Tigers’ need for wins is at an all-time high.

Sports Blog: Tigers fall in 15 innings to Gators

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on April 21, 2013 at 3:45 p.m.

Missouri baseball dropped its fifth game in a row in an exhausting 15-inning ordeal on Saturday to Florida, 4-3. The Tigers jumped ahead to a 3-0 lead after two frames. Junior starter Keaton Steele helped himself out in the first inning, delivering a two-run blast to left field. Then, in ...

Sports Blog: Baseball takes early lead, but stumbles against No. 19 Florida

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on April 19, 2013 at 11:09 p.m.

After a disappointing 3-5 road trip, Missouri baseball (12-21, 4-12 Southeastern Conference) returned to Taylor Stadium on Friday night for a chance at redemption, hosting the No. 19 Florida Gators (21-18, 9-7 SEC). And after just one inning it looked like redemption could be a reality. Florida took the lead ...

Missouri baseball lags in SEC

In Print: Missouri baseball lags in SEC

By Jack Witthaus | April 19, 2013

The Tigers are dead last in the conference with only four conference wins.

In Print: Baseball crushed by No. 3 Vanderbilt

By Connor Casey | April 16, 2013

The Commodores outscored the Tigers 39-10 in the three-game series.

Sports Blog: Tigers squashed by No. 3 Vanderbilt, Graves 0-5

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on April 14, 2013 at 12:11 p.m.

The Southeastern Conference continues to pillage Missouri baseball. After a 12-1 loss to No. 3 Vanderbilt Saturday in Nashville, the Tigers (12-19, 4-10 SEC) are assured their third conference series loss in four tries. In the past two days, Vanderbilt has outscored Missouri, 23-6. Commodore starter Tyler Beede went seven ...

In Print: Outfielder says goodbye to Missouri baseball

By Jack Witthaus | April 12, 2013

Belfonte had a career batting average of .176.

Sports Blog: Sal Belfonte departs from baseball team

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on April 9, 2013 at 2:06 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team verified today that junior outfielder Sal Belfonte has left the baseball team over two weeks ago. "Sal Belfonte left the Mizzou baseball program prior to our road trip to Tennessee,” the team spokesman said in an email. “It was his decision to leave the team and ...

Tigers capture first SEC series against Georgia

By Jack Witthaus | April 9, 2013

Keaton Steele was named SEC pitcher of the week after throwing seven innings with nine strikeouts

In Print: Baseball loses chance to brag, falls to Illinois 6-2

By Connor Casey | April 5, 2013

After being swept by No. 2 Louisiana State last week, Missouri baseball was happy to see that its next game was going to be a change of pace. “The timing is good after this weekend,” coach Tim Jamieson said after Missouri’s 6-5 loss on Sunday. “After games like these ...

Column: Predicting the future: MLB 2013 season

By Derek Franks | April 2, 2013

Don’t buy into the Nationals, and watch out for the Reds.

Doerr reflects on 1954 Championship team

In Print: Doerr reflects on 1954 Championship team

By Jack Witthaus | April 2, 2013

Former left fielder Jim Doerr recalls Missouri’s 1954 College World Series Championship.

Sports Blog: LSU sweeps Tigers, beating Missouri 6-5 on Easter

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on March 31, 2013 at 5:24 p.m.

Not even a full stadium on Easter Sunday could give Missouri baseball enough momentum, as the Tigers fell to No. 2 Louisiana State for the third day in a row 6-5. After just two innings it looked like Missouri was going to finally pull off a win leading 5-1. Junior ...

Sports Blog: Tigers finally beat No. 6 South Carolina

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on March 16, 2013 at 7:32 p.m.

It took three tries, but the Missouri baseball team finally has its first SEC win after beating South Carolina in latter half of Saturday’s doubleheader, 4-0. The Tigers offense, which had mustered a mere run in two games against the Gamecocks, came out roaring in the first two frames ...

Sports Blog: Missouri loses 2-0 in first of two Saturday games

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on March 16, 2013 at 6:07 p.m.

Sophomore pitcher Brett Graves looked sharp, but it was not enough for the Missouri baseball team (5-9, 0-2 Southeastern Conference) as they fell to No. 6 South Carolina, 2-0, in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader. Graves hurled nine strong innings, giving up one earned run and scattering seven hits ...

Sports Blog: Tigers drop conference opener 4-1 to No. 6 South Carolina

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on March 15, 2013 at 9:25 p.m.

3,145 fans were cheering their hearts out during the first pitch for Missouri baseball Friday night in the team’s first Southeastern Conference game. Nine innings later, the bleachers were quiet and almost empty. The Tigers fell in their conference opener 4-1 to No. 6 South Carolina. Junior ace ...

Hockey roots give Kelly an edge at the plate

In Print: Hockey roots give Kelly an edge at the plate

By Jack Witthaus | March 15, 2013

Junior catcher Dylan Kelly played AAA hockey before he decided to play baseball

Sports Blog: Offense explodes as Tigers beat Truman State 14-4

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on March 13, 2013 at 7:58 p.m.

With No. 6 South Carolina coming to Columbia on Friday, the Tigers picked the perfect day to explode offensively. With the most runs the team has scored all season and a 5-1 home record, the Tigers beat Truman State 14-4 on Wednesday. Missouri started to roll in the bottom of ...

Sports Blog: Tigers beat down Jackson State 9-3

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on March 13, 2013 at 12:40 p.m.

On a blustery day at Taylor Stadium, Jackson State committed five errors for a 9-3 Missouri victory. JSU was outgunned at the start of the game, literally. Winds at 20 mph separated Missouri freshman starter Alec Rash, who was throwing in the low 90s, and Jackson State’s starter Chris ...

Missouri gives up 5 runs in ninth, lose 8-3 to San Francisco

By Jack Witthaus | March 10, 2013

Tigers are 1-1 against the Don, final game Sunday

Sports Blog: Zastryzny pitches complete game, Tigers win 6-2

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on March 9, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.

Friday night couldn’t have gone better for Missouri baseball. With the team’s ace Rob Zastryzny on the mound, the Tigers (3-6) won their first Friday night home game 6-2 over San Francisco. Zastryzny pitched his first complete game of the season with 10 strikeouts, allowing only six hits ...

Tigers rack up first two wins

In Print: Tigers rack up first two wins

By Jack Witthaus | March 8, 2013

Missouri baseball beat the Eagles 1-0 and 7-1 in Wednesday's doubleheader.

Sports Blog: Tigers dominate second half of doubleheader, winning 7-1

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on March 6, 2013 at 7:51 p.m.

After earning its first win of the season in a 1-0 pitching dual with Eastern Michigan, Missouri baseball found its offensive groove in the second game of the Wednesday doubleheader. The Tigers won handily over the Eagles 7-1 thanks to junior pitcher Keaton Steele offering five solid innings, only giving ...

Sports Blog: Baseball gets first win of the season over Eastern Michigan

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on March 6, 2013 at 3:24 p.m.

Seventh time’s the charm. In the first game of Missouri baseball’s (1-6, 0-0 Southeastern Conference) doubleheader on Wednesday, the Tigers defeated Eastern Michigan 1-0 for their first win of the season. The home opener was shortened to seven innings to squeeze in both games, after Missouri canceled yesterday ...

Sports Blog: Baseball home series with Northwestern canceled

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Feb. 28, 2013 at 6:29 p.m.

Due to the recent snowstorms that have pelted Columbia, Missouri baseball has announced that its first home series of the season will be canceled. The Tigers (0-6) were scheduled to face Northwestern in a three-game series this weekend, but according to the team, there is still too much snow at ...

Sports Blog: Missouri 0-5 after seventh inning collapse to Memphis

Posted to Sports Blog by Connor Casey on Feb. 24, 2013 at 10:53 a.m.

Up until the seventh inning, it looked like Missouri baseball was going to get its first win of the season, with the Tigers up 3-0 over Memphis. Sophomore pitcher Brett Graves had been nearly perfect on the mound retiring his first 13 batters through 4 perfect innings. But in the ...

Sports Blog: Baseball losing streak at 4 games

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Feb. 23, 2013 at 3:45 p.m.

Yesterday, amidst soggy field conditions at FedEx Park, the Missouri baseball team (0-4, 0-0 Southeastern Conference) dropped its fourth game in a row to Memphis, 6-0. The Memphis lineup jumped on Missouri starting pitcher junior Rob Zastryzny for five earned runs and 10 hits. Zastryzny fell to 0-2 with a ...

Baseball looks to bounce back from 0-3 start against Memphis

In Print: Baseball looks to bounce back from 0-3 start against Memphis

By Jack Witthaus | Feb. 22, 2013

Senior pitcher Eric Anderson will return to the mound Sunday after undergoing Tommy John surgery nine months ago

Sports Blog: Tigers drop second game to No. 23 Southern Mississippi 5-3

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Feb. 17, 2013 at 1:17 p.m.

The Missouri baseball squad (0-2) lost its second in a row to No. 23 Southern Mississippi 5-3 on Saturday Sophomore pitcher Brett Graves went five strong innings in a no-decision, striking out five and walking one. The only run he allowed came in the sixth inning after he was lifted ...

Sports Blog: Tigers fall in opener 5-2

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Feb. 16, 2013 at 11:32 a.m.

Southern Mississippi senior starter and preseason All-American Andrew Pierce simply overwhelmed the Missouri baseball team on Friday. In their opening day matchup, the Tigers (0-1) couldn’t beat back Pierce, losing to No. 23 Southern Mississippi, 5-2. Pierce, who sported a thick mustache, threw the hood over the Tigers’ lineup ...

Missouri baseball enters first SEC season with stacked pitching rotation

In Print: Missouri baseball enters first SEC season with stacked pitching rotation

By Connor Casey | Feb. 15, 2013

Junior Rob Zastryzny, one of the best arms from last season, will return this year.

Five former Tigers inducted into Missouri Hall of Fame

By Jack Witthaus | Feb. 2, 2013

Justin Smith cold not attend because of Super Bowl XLVII.

The journey of a 'Midwest guy': Alec Rash's path to Missouri

The journey of a 'Midwest guy': Alec Rash's path to Missouri

By Ian Frazer | Nov. 27, 2012

His extraordinary throwing ability has garnered interest from professional clubs and an offer for a $500,000 signing bonus, but Alec Rash has found his place with the Tigers.

Sports Blog: Missouri extends Jamieson through 2015

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on Sept. 25, 2012 at 11:48 a.m.

Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson’s contract has been extended through the 2015 season, Athletics Director Mike Alden announced Monday. “We're so pleased with the job coach Jamieson is doing with our program,” Alden said in a news release. “Coming off of the Big 12 championship, we are looking ...

Sports Blog: Top prospect Rash declines MLB contract, opts for Missouri

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on July 13, 2012 at 10:51 p.m.

With the passing of the 5 p.m. Friday deadline for 2012 MLB Draft picks to sign contracts with the teams who drafted them, the Missouri baseball team’s outlook entering its first season in the Southeastern Conference grew brighter. When Alec Rash, a hard-throwing right-handed high school pitcher out ...

Sports Blog: Trio of Missouri players taken in final day of MLB Draft

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on June 6, 2012 at 11:46 p.m.

Three Missouri players heard their names called on Wednesday, the third and final day of the 2012 MLB Draft. Junior shortstop Eric Garcia, senior catch Ben Turner and junior pitcher Blake Holovach were selected. Garcia went to the Atlanta Braves in the 20th round with the 629th overall pick and ...

Sports Blog: Brown, Missouri commits selected in MLB Draft

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on June 5, 2012 at 11:07 p.m.

The Atlanta Braves selected Missouri junior outfielder Blake Brown in the fifth round with the 179th overall pick on the second day of the MLB Draft on Tuesday, making him the highest-drafted Tiger since Aaron Crow and Kyle Gibson were both selected in the first round in 2009. Brown, a ...

Tigers form identity with thrilling Big 12 title run

In Print: Tigers form identity with thrilling Big 12 title run

By Ian Frazer | June 5, 2012

Missouri won its first-ever conference crown before beginning its SEC era.

Postseason thrills end with Missouri's season in 11-3 loss to Louisville

By Brandon Grammer | June 4, 2012

Junior Scott Sommerfeld said his team's year could be described by how the team "battled" after the game.

Sports Blog: Tigers routed 15-3 by Arizona in opening round of Tucson Regional

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on June 2, 2012 at 2:05 a.m.

The Missouri baseball team’s thrilling run to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2009 after its first-ever Big 12 Conference Tournament championship came to an abrupt halt late Friday night. The No. 4-seeded Tigers dropped their first game at the Tucson Regional in Tucson, Ariz., 15-3 to the hands ...

Tigers close door on Big 12 era with first-ever league crown

Tigers close door on Big 12 era with first-ever league crown

By Ian Frazer | May 27, 2012

After struggling during the regular season, Missouri earns hardware in its last Big 12 Conference competition.

Sports Blog: Tigers run rule Jayhawks to advance to Big 12 Tournament championship

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 26, 2012 at 8:39 p.m.

If the century-old Border Showdown rivalry is truly over after July 1 when the University of Missouri departs the Big 12 Conference and officially gains membership in the Southeastern Conference, if Missouri never sees Lawrence, Kan., again and Kansas never returns to Columbia, the Tigers will have made the final ...

Sports Blog: Tigers advance to Big 12 Tournament semifinals with 5-3 upset over Texas A&M

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 24, 2012 at 11:19 p.m.

It was another game, another solid pitching performance and another upset win for the Missouri baseball team on Wednesday night. Junior Blake Holovach and senior Jeff Emens curtailed No. 6-ranked and No. 2-seeded Texas A&M’s sluggers to give the Tigers a 5-3 win and a place in the ...

Sports Blog: Tigers blank Texas, Jamieson gets 600th win in Big 12 Tournament opener

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer and Ian Frazer on May 24, 2012 at 12:52 a.m.

The No. 6-seeded Missouri baseball team advanced to the winner’s bracket of the Big 12 Conference Tournament Wednesday night in Oklahoma City, Okla., after a shutout effort versus the No. 3-seeded Texas Longhorns. The 5-0 victory marked the first shutout in the tournament since 2006 and also brings head ...

Sports Blog: Tigers bring in Big 12 honors

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 22, 2012 at 9:50 p.m.

Five members of the Missouri baseball team received honors from the Big 12 Conference on Tuesday, as announced at the Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City, Okla. Senior pitcher Dusty Ross was named to the All-Big 12 second team and senior catcher Ben Turner, junior right fielder Blake Brown, junior ...

Sports Blog: Tigers take 6-3 win in final scheduled meeting with Jayhawks

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on May 19, 2012 at 5:46 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team took the final scheduled matchup of the Missouri-Kansas rivalry in any sport Saturday, taking the last installment of a three-game set 6-3. The Tigers ultimately lost the series, though, having dropped the previous two meetings in Lawrence, Kan. Missouri improved to a 28-26 record (10-14 Big ...

Sports Blog: Missouri edged by Kansas for season-ending series loss

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 18, 2012 at 9:15 p.m.

A shaky start by freshman right-hander John Miles and another strong starting pitching performance by Kansas led to the Missouri baseball team’s (27-26, 9-14 Big 12 Conference) 6-3 loss Friday in the second game of its season-ending series against the Jayhawks in Lawrence, Kan. The Jayhawks roughed Miles up ...

Sports Blog: Tigers lose pitching duel to Kansas

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on May 17, 2012 at 9:54 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers fell to 27-25 on the season after a tough 1-0 loss to rival Kansas on Thursday at Hoglund Ballpark. An old-fashioned pitching duel, the loss puts the Tigers at 9-13 in Big 12 Conference play this season, as the Tigers failed to capitalize on a strong pitching ...

Sports Blog: Missouri relinquishes lead, drops home series finale with Memphis

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 13, 2012 at 9:32 p.m.

Despite overcoming an early deficit on Sunday at Taylor Stadium, the Missouri baseball team (27-24, 9-12 Big 12 Conference) could not hold on to its lead against Memphis in the series finale and lost 8-7, dropping the final home set of the season. Memphis got its first run of the ...

Sports Blog: Missouri bounces back for 9-1 win over Memphis after series-opening loss

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 12, 2012 at 6:35 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team (27-23, 9-12 Big 12 Conference) rebounded from its series-opening loss to win the second game against Memphis 9-1 on Saturday at Taylor Stadium. A day before, the host Tigers had fallen behind 2-0 in the first inning. They once again faced an early deficit as Memphis ...

Sports Blog: Missouri win streak snaps in 6-4 loss to Memphis

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on May 11, 2012 at 10:09 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team’s three-game winning streak drew to a close Friday in a loss to visiting Memphis. The Tigers (26-23) allowed a season-high six doubles in route to a 6-4 defeat. Senior pitcher Jeff Emens entered into the game late to pitch 3.2 shutout innings, allowing only ...

Sports Blog: Missouri rallies to sweep Missouri State

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 9, 2012 at 9:49 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team (26-22, 9-12 Big 12 Conference) completed its season series sweep of Missouri State by winning 10-5 Wednesday night at Taylor Stadium. The team’s first meeting with the Bears, on April 25 in Springfield, Mo., was a low-scoring, 11-inning battle that ended in a 4-3 win ...

Sports Blog: Miles named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 7, 2012 at 3:44 p.m.

Missouri baseball freshman pitcher John Miles was named Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Week on Monday. The announcement comes after Miles threw three and two-thirds innings and allowed three hits in the Tigers’ 11-inning, series-clinching win Sunday over Texas. In his first career start against Arkansas on May 2 ...

Munson lifts Missouri over Texas for final Big 12 home series win

Munson lifts Missouri over Texas for final Big 12 home series win

By Brandon Grammer | May 6, 2012

Freshman Case Munson hit a sacrifice fly in extra innings to secure a crucial victory for the Tigers.

Missouri keeps hopes alive with victory over Texas

By Ian Frazer | May 5, 2012

The win keeps the Tigers on track to achieve the goals they've set to end the season, coach Tim Jamieson said.

SEC culture prompts rise of student fan section

In Print: SEC culture prompts rise of student fan section

By Brandon Grammer | May 4, 2012

Tigers on Deck hopes to establish a tradition that will fit Missouri baseball into the SEC atmosphere.

Sports Blog: Missouri extends losing streak to four in 2-0 Arkansas loss

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 2, 2012 at 7:24 p.m.

Despite a strong first career start from freshman righty John Miles, the Missouri baseball team (23-21, 7-11 Big 12 Conference) lost its fourth straight game, 2-0, to Arkansas on Wednesday at Baum Stadium. Miles got the spot start for the Tigers and was very effective through four innings, allowing just ...

Sports Blog: Missouri drops third straight in 6-3 Arkansas loss

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on May 2, 2012 at 12:02 a.m.

The Missouri baseball team (23-20) dropped its third straight game Tuesday, falling to No. 18 Arkansas (32-13), 6-3, in Fayetteville, Ark., at Baum Stadium. The Tigers only managed four hits off four Razorbacks pitchers. Missouri junior starting pitcher Blake Holovach was allowed five runs in five innings. Only one of ...

Sports Blog: Missouri takes 7-0 loss in Texas Tech series finale

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on April 29, 2012 at 10:00 p.m.

Missouri’s offense was stymied Sunday as they dropped their series finale to Texas Tech, 7-0 in Lubbock, Texas. The Tigers could only manage four hits in the contest. Freshman Brett Graves got the start for Missouri and only allowed four hits in 4.1 innings. Graves’ control proved to ...

Sports Blog: Holovach, Tigers fall to Red Raiders to snap five-game win streak

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on April 28, 2012 at 11:40 p.m.

Missouri could not rebound after junior Blake Holovach gave up four runs in the first two innings and lost Saturday at Texas Tech, 4-3. After surrendering three runs in the second inning, Holovach was removed in favor of senior Jeff Emens, who had a stellar performance for the Tigers (23-18 ...

Sports Blog: Tigers win fifth straight with 9-0 victory over Texas Tech

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on April 27, 2012 at 10:00 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team won its fifth game in a row in shutout fashion versus Texas Tech on Friday in Lubbock, Texas. The 9-0 win marks the third shutout for the Tigers on the season. The win helps the team climb closer to a .500 record in Big 12 Conference ...

Sports Blog: Missouri edges Missouri State 4-3 in 11 innings

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on April 25, 2012 at 10:00 p.m.

Missouri came out on top in its contest against Missouri State 4-3 on Wednesday in Springfield, Mo. The Tigers (22-17) took the game into 11 innings, and junior first baseman Andreas Plackis’ sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th scored junior shortstop Eric Garcia for the game-winning run. Coach ...

Champagne delivers consistency on base paths

In Print: Champagne delivers consistency on base paths

By Brandon Grammer | April 24, 2012

The junior outfielder has reached base safely in 30 consecutive games.

In Print: Missouri completes sweep of Kansas State with 7-0 shutout

By Ian Frazer | April 24, 2012

Coach Tim Jamieson said the series might have established his pitching rotation.

Missouri completes sweep of Kansas State with 7-0 shutout

In Print: Missouri completes sweep of Kansas State with 7-0 shutout

By Ian Frazer | April 22, 2012

Coach Tim Jamieson said the series might have established his pitching rotation.

Tigers walk off in 4-3 victory over Kansas State

By Brandon Grammer | April 21, 2012

Junior outfielder Brannon Champagne's bases-loaded walk completed a four-run comeback for the Tigers.

Missouri ends losing streak with 13-4 win over Kansas State

By Ian Frazer | April 20, 2012

The Tigers used an offensive outburst to notch their first Big 12 victory in eight games.

In Print: Holovach energizes depleted Tiger pitching

By Brandon Grammer and Ian Frazer | April 20, 2012

The Tiger lefty has emerged in ace Eric Anderson's absence.

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball swept by Oklahoma

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on April 15, 2012 at 10:00 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team dropped its series finale with Oklahoma 5-4 on Sunday in Norman, Okla. The Tigers (18-17, 3-9 Big 12 Conference) were swept for their second conference series in a row. Coach Tim Jamieson gave freshman pitcher Brett Graves the ball to start. Graves made it through the ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball struggles continue with 8-4 loss to Oklahoma

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on April 14, 2012 at 11:34 p.m.

Missouri starting junior pitcher Blake Holovach couldn’t hold on to an early 2-0 lead as the Tigers left L. Dale Mitchell Field with its second consecutive loss to Oklahoma on Saturday by a count of 8-4. The defeat is only the second of Holovach’s season, and brings the ...

Sports Blog: Sooner walk-off downs Tigers in 10

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on April 13, 2012 at 10:00 p.m.

Missouri lost another tight game Friday, 6-5 to Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. The Sooners scored the walk-off run with two outs in the 10th inning to defeat the Tigers (18-15, 3-7 Big 12 Conference). The Tigers' series opener in Norman was delayed for three hours and 39 minutes due to ...

In Print: Midseason déjà vu: Underperformances hurt Tigers again

By Brandon Grammer | April 13, 2012

Junior ace Eric Anderson’s injury evokes memories of last season for Missouri baseball.

Sports Blog: Missouri takes Braggin' Rights over Illinois, 5-4

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on April 11, 2012 at 11:44 p.m.

Missouri topped Illinois 5-4 on Wednesday to win the annual Braggin’ Rights Game held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Freshman pitcher Brett Graves made the start for the Tigers (18-14) and had the longest outing of his career, overcoming a three-run first inning and going six innings for the ...

Missouri baseball gets back on track, tops Arkansas-Little Rock 10-5

By Brandon Grammer | April 10, 2012

The Tigers brought a higher level of energy en route to putting up 10 runs on 13 hits.

Close losses sting for Missouri baseball

In Print: Close losses sting for Missouri baseball

By Ian Frazer | April 10, 2012

Narrow defeats have marked Missouri's 1-5 Big 12 skid.

Missouri falls to Baylor in series-sweeping clincher

By Brandon Grammer | April 7, 2012

The Tigers saw a four-run slip away in a 12-7 defeat Saturday.

Tigers downed again by Bears, 5-3

By Ian Frazer | April 6, 2012

The loss knocks Missouri to 16-13 and 3-5 in the Big 12 Conference.

Missouri falls in series opener to Baylor

In Print: Missouri falls in series opener to Baylor

By Ian Frazer | April 6, 2012

The Tigers were unable to outduel the Bears at the mound.

Sports Blog: Heart of Missouri CASA to host sixth annual Mizzou Baseball and Softball Clinic

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on April 2, 2012 at 10:12 p.m.

The Heart of Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocates will present the sixth annual Mizzou Baseball and Softball Clinic for children ages 5 to 12 on April 9 and April 16. Children will take to the field with the MU softball and baseball teams to sharpen their skills in pitching, hitting ...

Sports Blog: Aggie walk-off dooms Tigers

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on April 1, 2012 at 10:35 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team lost the series-deciding third game of its series against Texas A&M 7-6 on Sunday. The Tigers tied the game at 6-6 with a five-run top of the ninth, but freshman pitcher Brett Graves took the loss when he gave up a walk-off single in the ...

Sports Blog: Tigers take 4-3 nail-biter from Aggies

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on March 31, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

After hanging with Texas A&M on Friday night but falling just short in the end, the Tigers came out on top 4-3 Saturday afternoon at Taylor Stadium. Starting pitcher Blake Holovach continued his string of impressive play, pitching a total of 6.1 inning — five of no-hit ball — and ...

Sports Blog: Tigers can't keep up with Aggie offense in loss to Texas A&M

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on March 30, 2012 at 11:00 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team dropped its series opener versus No. 6 Texas A&M 8-6 on Friday in College Station, Texas. Despite outhitting the Aggies 16-9, errors and an untimely balk proved to be the Tigers’ undoing. Missouri (15-10, 2-2 Big 12 Conference) stayed close with Texas A&M throughout ...

Sports Blog: Tigers end home stand with 8-2 loss to Central Arkansas

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on March 28, 2012 at 9:01 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team ended its month-long stretch of home games with disappointment Wednesday, losing to Central Arkansas by a score of 8-2. The loss brings the team to a 15-9 record overall. Freshman starter Brett Graves saw the Tigers off to a great start, retiring the first three Bears ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball tops Central Arkansas for 12-7 comeback victory

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on March 27, 2012 at 10:54 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team beat Central Arkansas 12-7 in a comeback win Tuesday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers (15-8) trailed most of the game, but an eight-run inning helped them to victory. Central Arkansas scored in each of the first four innings, hitting Missouri sophomore starter Jeff Cline for two ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball secures first Big 12 series victory with 4-2 win over Oklahoma State

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on March 25, 2012 at 10:29 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team took its first series of Big 12 Conference play by winning 4-2 over Oklahoma State on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. Senior Jeff Emens, normally a long reliever, got the start for the Tigers (14-8, 2-1 Big 12 Conference) due to an injury keeping junior Eric Anderson ...

Sports Blog: Missouri opens Big 12 play by splitting doubleheader with Oklahoma State

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on March 24, 2012 at 11:44 p.m.

Missouri baseball opened Big 12 Conference play this weekend with a doubleheader against the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The Tigers lost the first match by a score of 3-2, but bounced back in game two to claim a 4-1 victory. The Missouri starting pitching was very encouraging in both games. Freshman ...

Indiana State blasts Missouri 15-1

By Ian Frazer | March 21, 2012

The Tigers had nearly as many errors as hits in the loss.

Holovach shines as Tigers claim 10th straight win

By Ian Frazer | March 17, 2012

The junior threw the program's first complete-game shutout since 2009 in a 4-0 victory over High Point on Saturday.

Missouri walks off vs. High Point for ninth straight victory

By Brandon Grammer | March 16, 2012

The win streak is the program's longest since 2008.

Tigers blast North Dakota 21-5 to complete sweep

By Ian Frazer | March 14, 2012

Missouri rebounded from a struggle the night before to dominate the visiting opposition.

Missouri baseball wins 'ugly' to keep streak alive at seven

By Brandon Grammer | March 13, 2012

The Tigers will look to clean up what coach Tim Jamieson cited as poor play before Wednesday's game two.

In Print: MU baseball freshmen choose Tigers over pros

By Ian Frazer | March 13, 2012

Missouri freshman pitchers Brett Graves and Brandon Platts passed up professional contracts to join the Tigers.

Missouri baseball sweeps Charlotte aside to extend win streak to six

By Ian Frazer | March 10, 2012

The Tigers received strong pitching performances in both games to jump out to a 3-0 series lead.

Missouri baseball bounces back with 10-4 victory over Charlotte

By Brandon Grammer | March 9, 2012

The jumpstart Tiger offense has now scored 48 runs in its last four games.

In Print: MU freshmen choose Tigers over pros

By Ian Frazer | March 9, 2012

Missouri freshmen pitchers Brett Graves and Brandon Platts passed up professional contracts to join the Tigers.

Missouri evens record with 14-4 victory over Nebraska-Omaha

By Ian Frazer | March 6, 2012

Freshman Brett Graves threw four scoreless innings to record his first collegiate win.

In Print: Missouri bats get the ball rolling in opening weekend

By Brandon Grammer | March 6, 2012

The Missouri baseball bats have woken up to the tune of 24 runs in two games.

Missouri cruises to series victory over Ball State

By Brandon Grammer | March 4, 2012

After scoring 15 runs to take game two Saturday, the Tigers piled on more offense in a 9-2 victory Sunday.

Missouri piles on the runs, trounces Ball State to end three-game skid

Missouri piles on the runs, trounces Ball State to end three-game skid

By Ian Frazer | March 3, 2012

After scoring just four runs in their previous four games, the Tigers more than tripled the output in a 15-5 victory over the Cardinals.

Missouri drops home baseball opener to Ball State

By Brandon Grammer | March 2, 2012

The Tiger bats managed only five hits in a 5-2 loss Friday.

Sports Blog: San Francisco completes sweep of Missouri baseball

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on Feb. 26, 2012 at 8:01 p.m.

An early offensive spurt by San Francisco and another tough hitting day for Missouri characterized the Tigers’ 6-0 loss Sunday in San Francisco. Missouri starting pitcher Jeff Cline was knocked out after 1.1 innings, in which he allowed four earned runs on four hits. The Tigers (2-4) got a ...

Sports Blog: Missouri falls 3-1 to San Francisco again

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on Feb. 25, 2012 at 10:56 p.m.

The Tigers dropped game two of their three-game series with San Francisco on Saturday, losing with a score of 3-1. The game was a virtual repeat of the first matchup, also a 3-1 loss in which the Tigers (2-3) failed to muster any offensive firepower. San Francisco’s pitching was ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball falls 3-1 to San Francisco

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on Feb. 24, 2012 at 7:37 p.m.

Despite a strong starting pitching performance by junior Eric Anderson, the Missouri baseball team lost 3-1 to the San Francisco Dons on Friday. The loss drops the Tigers to 2-2. In a matchup between the two teams’ aces, Anderson threw 7.1 innings, allowing two runs and with five strikeouts ...

Sports Blog: Opel earns Big 12 Player of the Week award

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on Feb. 20, 2012 at 4:41 p.m.

Missouri junior outfielder Dane Opel was named the Big 12 Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. Opel, an Edwardsville, Ill., native, went 6 of 12 in the Tigers’ season-opening series at Auburn, at which Missouri took two of three games. He hit two home runs and ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball sweeps double-header, wins series vs. Auburn

Posted to Sports Blog by Brandon Grammer on Feb. 19, 2012 at 9:48 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team swept a double-header Sunday against Auburn, taking the series victory and climbing to a 2-1 record to start off the season. After dropping Friday's season opener 5-2, Missouri rallied Sunday to tally victories of 6-4 and 4-3. Senior pitcher Jeff Emens recorded victory in his ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball opens season with 5-2 loss at Auburn

Posted to Sports Blog by Ian Frazer on Feb. 18, 2012 at 12:29 a.m.

Despite a solid pitching performance from senior Eric Anderson, the Missouri baseball team lost its season opener, 5-2, to the Auburn Tigers in Auburn, Ala. Auburn got on the board in bottom of the third inning when Blake Austin hit a leadoff double and was driven in two batters later ...

Missouri baseball channels lasting memories for one more swing

In Print: Missouri baseball channels lasting memories for one more swing

By Nate Atkins | Feb. 17, 2012

The Tigers are picked to finish fifth in the Big 12 Conference.

Missouri basketball sees week of hope, disappointment

In Print: Missouri basketball sees week of hope, disappointment

By Pat Iversen | Oct. 7, 2011

Marcus Denmon received two honors while Laurence Bowers suffered a season-ending knee injury.

Tigers overpower Blue Jays in fall scrimmage

In Print: Tigers overpower Blue Jays in fall scrimmage

By Hunter Woodall | Oct. 4, 2011

The fall scrimmage was first in the program’s history.

Four Tigers selected in MLB Draft

In Print: Four Tigers selected in MLB Draft

By Nate Atkins | July 6, 2011

Matt Stites heads a group of Tigers selected in the recent MLB First-Year Player’s Draft.

Four Tigers selected in MLB Draft

Four Tigers selected in MLB Draft

By Nate Atkins | June 18, 2011

Matt Stites heads a group of Tigers selected in the recent MLB First Year Player’s Draft.

In Print: Roller-coaster season ends in heartbreak for Missouri

By Nate Atkins | June 1, 2011

A 10-9 loss to Texas A&M in the conference championship Sunday ended the Tigers' season.

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball advances to Big 12 tournament semi-finals with walk-off victory

Posted to Sports Blog by Pat Iversen on May 27, 2011 at 12:23 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers baseball team continued its unexpected tournament run Thursday, as sophomore Eric Garcia's walk-off single in the ninth inning gave MU a 6-5 win over Oklahoma State and a spot in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals. The Tigers will play either Oklahoma State or Texas at 9 ...

In Print: No love for the no-no

By Mike Vorel | May 6, 2011

The no-no just isn’t what it once was. On Tuesday, Twins starter Francisco Liriano tossed a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox, dispatching the cellar-dwelling South Siders in a career-high 123 pitches. He became the fifth Dominican pitcher ever to accomplish the feat, the seventh Minnesota Twin to do ...

Missouri suffers déjà-vu in loss to in-state rivals

By Nate Atkins | May 4, 2011

Baseball’s hot bats went cold in a 5-0 loss against Missouri State on Tuesday.

Missouri baseball riding offense to improved play

In Print: Missouri baseball riding offense to improved play

By Nate Atkins | May 3, 2011

The Tigers won their series with Texas A&M, thanks to hot hitting.

Column: Sports share close bond with patriotism

By Jake Kreinberg | May 3, 2011

The date was Oct. 30, 2001, and the New York Yankees were about to play the Arizona Diamondbacks in the third game of the World Series, the first Fall Classic game played in New York City following 9/11. Former president George W. Bush stood on the mound of Yankee ...

Missouri baseball stuns Texas A&M in series opener

By Mike Vorel | April 30, 2011

A bases-loaded walk completed the comeback win against the No. 6 Aggies.

New positions no problem for Mach

In Print: New positions no problem for Mach

By Mike Vorel | April 29, 2011

The junior ignites at the plate after switches in batting lineup and field positions.

In Print: Tigers fall to Missouri State

By Nate Atkins | April 29, 2011

The offense was silenced with two runs on seven hits as the team falls to 17-24.

Analysis: Tigers claw Bears in Waco

In Print: Analysis: Tigers claw Bears in Waco

By Mike Vorel | April 26, 2011

The Tigers got stellar performances from juniors Conner Mach and Matt Stites on the successful road trip.

Schmidt comes through in clutch for Missouri baseball

In Print: Schmidt comes through in clutch for Missouri baseball

By Nate Atkins | April 22, 2011

The senior leads the team in batting average, home runs and RBIs this season.

In Print: Brown’s walk-off single buries losing streak, rival

By Nate Atkins | April 19, 2011

The longest losing streak in school history came to an end against the Jayhawks on Saturday.

Jayhawks take 2 of 3 games from slumping Tigers

In Print: Jayhawks take 2 of 3 games from slumping Tigers

By Mike Vorel | April 19, 2011

The team fell to 2-9 in conference, despite snapping a nine game losing streak Saturday.

Sports Blog: Brown delivers for Tiger baseball

Posted to Sports Blog by Mike Vorel on April 16, 2011 at 9:26 p.m.

If Missouri was ever going to get the monkey off their back, this was the time to do it. The Tigers beat the Kansas Jayhawks 3-2 on Saturday at Taylor Stadium, thus snapping a grueling nine game losing streak, as well as a six game skid against Kansas. Missouri improved ...

Tiger baseball stays positive despite rough stretch

By Mike Vorel | April 15, 2011

Missouri is 1-7 in conference play and squares off against rival Kansas on Friday.

Column: Bizzaro Pujols

By Mike Vorel | April 15, 2011

The 137th episode of “Seinfeld,” America’s all-time greatest television sitcom (edging out “The Cape”), is titled “Bizarro Jerry.” The episode focuses on Elaine, who meets a group of friends that are exact polar opposites of the characters we had grown to love. Kevin, her ex-boyfriend who she decides to ...

Tiger baseball drops eighth consecutive game

In Print: Tiger baseball drops eighth consecutive game

By Nate Atkins | April 15, 2011

Missouri fell to 13-20 in the 7-2 loss at Taylor Stadium.

In Print: Tigers drop three to Cowboys on the road

By Nate Atkins | April 12, 2011

Missouri fell to a dismal 1-7 in conference and 13-19 overall.

In Print: Tigers drop Border Showdown game against Jayhawks, 7-1

By Mike Vorel | April 8, 2011

Missouri fell to 13-16 on the season, but the game did not count toward conference play.

Analysis: Tiger baseball hooked by Longhorns

In Print: Analysis: Tiger baseball hooked by Longhorns

By Mike Vorel | April 5, 2011

The Tigers fell to 13-15 on the season and 1-4 in conference play.

Former Tiger breaks into MLB with Royals

In Print: Former Tiger breaks into MLB with Royals

By Brendan Meyer | April 5, 2011

The 2009 MLB first round draft pick is 1-0 with five strikeouts in three innings of relief.

In Print: Former Tigers face uphill battle on road to MLB

By Brendan Meyer | March 22, 2011

Former Missouri pitchers Doug Mathis and Justin James hope to cement their places in the Majors.

Tiger baseball seeing improvements before Big 12 play

In Print: Tiger baseball seeing improvements before Big 12 play

By Mike Vorel | March 22, 2011

Missouri has won six of its last seven games.

Sports Blog: Tigers claw past Chippewas

Posted to Sports Blog by Mike Vorel on March 19, 2011 at 2:31 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers seem to have found their stride at just the right moment. The Tigers outlasted the Central Michigan Chippewas 7-6 on Friday night at Taylor Stadium, capturing their fourth straight win. The team seems to be playing their best baseball of the season with the beginning of Big ...

Baseball runs in the family for Tigers’ Champagne

In Print: Baseball runs in the family for Tigers’ Champagne

By Nate Atkins | March 18, 2011

Brannon Champagne is the third generation to take to the baseball diamond in his family.

Jamieson snags 550th victory as Tigers sweep Le Moyne

In Print: Jamieson snags 550th victory as Tigers sweep Le Moyne

By Nate Atkins | March 15, 2011

The Missouri coach trails only Gene McArtor for the most victories in program history.

In Print: Missouri baseball finds confidence against Le Moyne

By Mike Vorel | March 15, 2011

The Tigers rallied for three straight victories after dropping the first game of the weekend.

Sports Blog: Missouri takes two against Le Moyne

Posted to Sports Blog by Nate Atkins on March 13, 2011 at 11:03 p.m.

With a pair of wins and an immeasurable morale boost, the Missouri Tigers baseball team collected coach Tim Jamieson’s 550th win in the exact fashion he was looking for. Missouri swept Le Moyne in a double-header Saturday at Taylor Stadium, winning by counts of 7-4 and 4-2. In the ...

Sports Blog: Missouri falls to Le Moyne, 6-5

Posted to Sports Blog by Mike Vorel on March 12, 2011 at 6:00 a.m.

The Tigers took their lumps on Friday, as did centerfielder Brannon Champagne. The sophomore was hit by four pitches in Missouri’s 6-5 loss to Le Moyne, an uncomfortable day made worse by the Tigers’ inability to find hits against mediocre pitching. The defense, led by sure-handed third baseman Connor ...

McCormick racking up innings for Missouri baseball

In Print: McCormick racking up innings for Missouri baseball

By Mike Vorel | March 11, 2011

The lefty leads all relievers with 13.1 innings a season after breaking the school record for most appearances.

In Print: Hardoin leads Tigers to a split against Bulldogs

By Nate Atkins | March 11, 2011

The Missouri baseball team is 4-8 on the season.

Sports Blog: Hardoin puts Bulldogs on leash

Posted to Sports Blog by Mike Vorel on March 9, 2011 at 12:15 a.m.

Not even the rain could phase Zack Hardoin in Missouri’s 5-2 win over Gonzaga Tuesday night. The senior lefty was nearly unhittable, easing through the Bulldogs’ lineup as well as a constant, biting rain. Hardoin tossed 6.2 innings, allowing only two hits and one earned run. He held ...

Missouri baseball returns home, drop 2 to Flames

In Print: Missouri baseball returns home, drop 2 to Flames

By Nate Atkins | March 8, 2011

The Tigers are scheduled to play 18 games within a 24-day span.

In Print: Missouri baseball drops two to UIC

By Mike Vorel | March 8, 2011

The Tigers fell to 3-7 on the season with the losses to the Flames.

Sports Blog: Tigers strike back against Flames

Posted to Sports Blog by Mike Vorel on March 6, 2011 at 2:42 p.m.

Patience is a virtue. At least, that’s what Missouri showed during their 11-4 win over UIC on Saturday night. The Tigers took advantage of 15 walks handed out by Flames pitchers Charlie Weinberg, Tim Suminski, Collin Weyer, and Clint Terry to claim the 2nd of the day’s doubleheader ...

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball falls to UIC in game one

Posted to Sports Blog by Mike Vorel on March 6, 2011 at 2:39 p.m.

One word sums up Missouri’s home opener against Illinois-Chicago best: sloppy. The Tigers committed five errors in their 10-6 loss to the Flames, leading to four unearned runs. The uncomfortably cold weather seemed to wreck havoc on Missouri’s fielders. UIC struck first, when Flames’ leftfielder Jon Ryan singled ...

Analysis: Missouri baseball returns home for 4-game series against UIC

In Print: Analysis: Missouri baseball returns home for 4-game series against UIC

By Mike Vorel | March 4, 2011

The Tigers are 2-5 coming into Friday’s matchup at Taylor Stadium.

Column: Running the MLB marathon

By Mike Vorel | Feb. 18, 2011

I will never, ever run a marathon. If you know me at all, then you’ve probably noticed some obvious reasons for this. First, I’m unnaturally tall and lanky. This helps me in basketball, table tennis and reaching the cookie jar placed in the top cabinet of the kitchen ...

Column: The Texas Rangers: A love story

By Mike Vorel | Oct. 29, 2010

Many baseball fans rooted for the Texas Rangers in the 2010 American League Championship Series not because of who they are, but rather who they were playing. Any time a team gets a chance to take down “The Evil Empire," it's bound to garner some national support. After all ...

Five Tigers taken in 2010 MLB draft

In Print: Five Tigers taken in 2010 MLB draft

By John Montesantos | July 7, 2010

The 'Big Three' and two junior pitchers were selected to play at the next level.

Tiger baseball's finish in tournament brings optimism

In Print: Tiger baseball's finish in tournament brings optimism

By Zach Miller | June 2, 2010

The Tigers finished well despite being eliminated from Big 12 championship contention.

Baseball closes season with win over Texas Tech

By John Montesantos | June 2, 2010

Missouri finished 2-1 at the Big 12 Championship.

Sports Blog: Missouri baseball prevails in final game of season

Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Miller on May 29, 2010 at 10:41 p.m.

Despite being eliminated from Big 12 Championship contention, the Missouri Tigers fought to earn a victory in their final game of the season. Sophomore left fielder Ryan Gebhart hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning against Texas Tech to put Missouri up 7-3 for good. The game had ...

Sports Blog: Tigers' underdog run snapped against Aggies

Posted to Sports Blog by John Montesantos on May 28, 2010 at 12:24 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers baseball team had their hopes of a Big 12 title dashed Thursday night as they fell to No. 4 Texas A&M in game two of the conference tournament. The Tigers were defeated 7-2 at Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. Texas A&M senior ace Barret Loux ...

Sports Blog: Tiger baseball upsets Longhorns

Posted to Sports Blog by John Montesantos on May 27, 2010 at 8:57 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers took down top-seeded Texas to start the Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City on Wednesday. After going 27-25 in the regular season, the Tigers were given the No. 8 seed. The bottom seeding pinned them against a 46-8 Texas team with a seven-game winning streak and just ...

Tigers win close game against Missouri State

In Print: Tigers win close game against Missouri State

By John Montesantos | May 7, 2010

The Tigers' win helped them gain momentum for the Kansas matchup.

In Print: Tiger lineup coming to life

By Zach Miller | May 7, 2010

After an April 21 loss to the Jayhawks, the Tigers' offense is shaping up.

Analysis: Baseball's freshmen make early impact

In Print: Analysis: Baseball's freshmen make early impact

By John Montesantos | May 4, 2010

Opel and Brown led an influential class of Tiger rookies.

In Print: Sports shorts

By Sean Leahy and Zach Miller | May 4, 2010

Baseball Missouri won the first game of a three-game weekend series at Texas Tech on Friday. In the final game, senior first baseman Aaron Senne broke the Missouri record for career hits. The Tigers won the first game of the series 12-8 in 11 innings. After blowing a save by ...

Missouri beats Eastern Illinois 10-2

By Zach Miller | April 28, 2010 | Updated Nov. 13, 2010 at 6:31 p.m.

The Tigers took down EIU in O'Fallon.

Missouri sweeps No. 16 Kansas State

In Print: Missouri sweeps No. 16 Kansas State

By Zach Miller | April 27, 2010

After two days of rain, Missouri made it count when the weather cleared.

Tepesch emerging as Missouri baseball ace

In Print: Tepesch emerging as Missouri baseball ace

By John Montesantos | April 27, 2010

The junior righty earned his second straight win Sunday.

MU baseball shut out at Kauffman Stadium

In Print: MU baseball shut out at Kauffman Stadium

By John Montesantos | April 23, 2010

Kansas took a 1-0 win from the struggling Tigers.

Gebhart off to fast start

In Print: Gebhart off to fast start

By Zach Miller | April 23, 2010

The sophomore came back from an injury Sunday.

Missouri baseball continues conference slump

In Print: Missouri baseball continues conference slump

By John Montesantos | April 20, 2010

Oklahoma State took two of three from the Tigers.

Tiger pitchers make strides over weekend

Tiger pitchers make strides over weekend

By Zach Miller | April 20, 2010

The Tigers got solid performances from juniors Tepesch and Buehler.

Sports Blog: Tigers' rally comes up short against Oklahoma State

Posted to Sports Blog by Brian Haenchen on April 18, 2010 at 8:10 a.m.

The Missouri baseball team was unable to overcome an early eight-run deficit, falling to Oklahoma State 10-7 Saturday. After MU freshman starting pitcher Eric Anderson and junior reliever Jeff Scardino were hit for 10 runs through a combined 4 2-3 innings of work, junior left handed reliever Zack Hardoin shut ...

Sports Blog: Tepesch earns win over Oklahoma State

Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Miller on April 17, 2010 at 9:24 a.m.

In the first game of a three-game set, Missouri baseball beat Oklahoma State 9-2 Friday. It was the first time this season the Tigers won the first game of a conference series. In fact, Missouri lost the first two games and won the last game of all three conference series ...

Sports shorts

In Print: Sports shorts

By John Montesantos and Zach Mink | April 16, 2010

Softball recuperates from weekend sweep The Tigers bounced back from a weekend sweep at Texas with a 3-0 record against Southern Illinois and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville this week. Missouri's bats came to life against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville in game one of a double-header Tuesday, winning 11-1 by run rule in five ...

In Print: Sports shorts: Tiger softball, baseball lose to Big 12 foes

By John Montesantos and Zach Mink | April 13, 2010

Longhorns sweep Tigers No. 16 Texas swept the No. 7 Tiger softball team last weekend, and Missouri fell to 3-5 in conference play. The Longhorns jumped on Tiger sophomore pitcher Kristin Nottelmann early Friday, scoring three runs in the first inning on a home run by sophomore third baseman Nadia ...

Senne continues hot streak

In Print: Senne continues hot streak

By Zach Miller | April 9, 2010

The senior first baseman is on a 13-game hit streak.

Tiger baseball handles Illini in St. Louis

In Print: Tiger baseball handles Illini in St. Louis

By Zach Miller | April 9, 2010

The rivals played at the new Busch Stadium with wooden bats.

Sports Blog: Tigers coast to win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville

Posted to Sports Blog by John Montesantos on April 6, 2010 at 10:17 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team moved to 16-11 on Tuesday night with a non-conference victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. The Tigers scored multiple runs in four different innings en route to the 14-3 win. The visitors struck first with a homer from senior right fielder Dustin Brooks in the second. But Missouri ...

Nicholas finds a good fit at Missouri

In Print: Nicholas finds a good fit at Missouri

By John Montesantos | April 6, 2010

The junior slugger has hit well and impressed coaches and teammates.

Sports shorts

By Sean Leahy and Zach Miller | April 6, 2010

Baseball The Missouri baseball team started conference play with a series loss at Texas A&M on March 26 through March 28. The Tigers then split a two-game midweek series with Purdue and lost a weekend series to Baylor. Missouri lost two close games to start the series against Texas ...

Sports Blog: Tigers put up 28 runs in win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Miller on March 24, 2010 at 10:21 p.m.

The Missouri baseball team scored in every inning of a seven-inning 28-2 blowout of Arkansas-Pine Bluff. MU swept the two-game series. Junior designated hitter Jonah Schmidt was the star of the game for Missouri with three hits, including a home run in the fourth inning, and six RBI. Three other ...

Sports Blog: Tigers wrap up successful homestand

Posted to Sports Blog by John Montesantos on March 24, 2010 at 10:01 p.m.

Two weeks ago, the Missouri baseball team began its longest home stand of the season with its home opener against Western Illinois. The Tigers have gone 8-1 since and are currently on a five-game winning streak. After an inconsistent start to the year in invitationals, the Tigers have clicked just ...

Sports Blog: Tigers take game one over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Posted to Sports Blog by John Montesantos on March 24, 2010 at 10:28 a.m.

The Missouri baseball team blew out visiting Arkansas-Pine Bluff 9-0 in the first game of a two-game series Tuesday night. The victory was the Tigers’ second straight shutout and their fourth consecutive win at home. Missouri struck first in the inaugural meeting between the two teams, as the Tigers plated ...

In Print: Tiger baseball team sweeps Fighting Sioux

By John Montesantos | March 23, 2010

The Tigers capped off the series with seven home runs.

Gaden and company go deep against North Dakota

In Print: Gaden and company go deep against North Dakota

By John Montesantos | March 19, 2010

The Tigers hit four home runs in a win Thursday night.

Big third inning leads to blowout win for Missouri

In Print: Big third inning leads to blowout win for Missouri

By Zach Miller | March 19, 2010

Underclassmen got experience in the game due to the uneven score.

Missouri baseball takes 2 of 3 from Xavier

In Print: Missouri baseball takes 2 of 3 from Xavier

By Zach Miller | March 16, 2010

The Musketeers salvaged a Sunday game with a freshman pitcher.

Nicholas carries baseball to series win over Xavier

In Print: Nicholas carries baseball to series win over Xavier

By John Montesantos | March 16, 2010

The junior continued his hot streak as Missouri dropped game three.

Baseball blows out Western Illinois in home opener

In Print: Baseball blows out Western Illinois in home opener

By John Montesantos | March 12, 2010

Every starter recorded a hit before the rain cut the game short.

Liberto continues strong start

By Zach Miller | March 12, 2010

Senior Michael Liberto is hitting .486 this season.

Analysis: Missouri baseball built for success in 2010

In Print: Analysis: Missouri baseball built for success in 2010

By John Montesantos | March 5, 2010

Senior hitting and junior pitching leads the way for Missouri.

In Print: Sports shorts

By Emily Durfey , John Montesantos , Sean Leahy and Zach Mink | March 2, 2010

Men's basketball The Tigers fell at No. 6 Kansas State 63-53 on Saturday night and missed a chance to move into second place in the Big 12 with a victory. Missouri slipped to 21-8 overall and 9-5 in conference play. Behind Kansas and Kansas State, Missouri sits in a ...

Sports Shorts

In Print: Sports Shorts

By Evan Glantz , John Montesantos and Zach Mink | Feb. 23, 2010

Men's basketball On Saturday, the Tigers (20-7, 8-4 Big 12) tamed the Cornhuskers 74-59 in Lincoln, Neb. Sophomore guard Marcus Denmon was the main attraction of the evening, netting 24 points. Denmon was 8-of-12 from the field and 5-of-7 from beyond the arc. Senior guard Zaire Taylor scored 18 ...

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : Missouri loses 7-3

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 9:43 p.m.

A 1-2-3 ninth was the final nail in the coffin for Missouri, which lost 7-3 to Kansas in a game that did not count toward Big 12 standings. Missouri dropped to 21-21 on the season, while Kansas improved to 27-14. A two-out, three-run home run by KU first baseman Preston ...

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : KU breaks game open in eighth, will take four-run lead into ninth inning

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 9:28 p.m.

A two-out, bases loaded single off Ryan Clark by KU's David Nardowski—his third hit of the game—plated two runs and gave Kansas a 7-3 lead heading into the ninth inning. Narwdowski was the first batter Clark faced after coming in to pitch for Ryan Gargano, who previously ...

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : Tigers fail to capitalize on two-out defensive gaffe, held scoreless in eighth

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 9:17 p.m.

Tough inning for Missouri. With two out, Trevor Coleman ended up on second base after KU LF Casey Lytle dropped a deep fly ball, but Kyle Mach lined out to right to end the inning. Gargano will stay on for the bottom of the eighth for Missouri.

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : Gargano, Mach hold KU scoreless in bottom of the seventh

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 9:11 p.m.

Missouri held KU scoreless in the bottom of the seventh despite a leadoff single by KU's David Nardowski. Two bunt attempts followed, and two outs were put on the board by Missouri. The first bunt was a sacrifice, but KU's Brian Heere attempted to bunt for a hit ...

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : Tigers go quietly in seventh

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 9:05 p.m.

Missouri was unable to respond to KU's four-run sixth, going down in order in the top of the seventh. Ryan Gargano is on to face the top of the KU order in the bottom of the inning. Holding KU scoreless in this inning would be huge with Missouri's ...

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : Clubb surrenders three-run homer, KU crowd sent into bedlam

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 8:50 p.m.

Ryan Clubb almost did it. After allowing a leadoff triple to KU's Brian Heere, Clubb retired Buck Afenir and Tony Thompson—leaving Heere at third. With two out, however, Casey Lytle singled to right to bring home Heere, and after Clubb hit DH Jimmy Waters, he surrendered a three-run ...

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : Gray's RBI single gives Missouri 3-1 lead

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 8:36 p.m.

Missouri capitalized on a leadoff bloop single by Greg Folgia when Steve Gray laced a line drive to left field, scoring Folgia and giving Missouri an all-important two-run lead. Both sides of the crowd at Kauffman stadium let out a roar when the scoreboard showed that the Royals defeated the ...

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : KU once again held scoreless by Clubb

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 8:24 p.m.

Missouri's slender one-run lead hasn't seemed to rattle Ryan Clubb on the mound so far. He's held KU scoreless in the last two innings and has looked very good doing it. KU's hitters are way off balance right now.

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : Berger holds KU scoreless in second

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 7:34 p.m.

A good sign for Missouri: Berger got ahead in counts in the second inning and didn't throw a ton of pitches in retiring KU in order. If Berger's going to pitch deep into the game, he's obviously going to have to have innings like this against the ...

Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas : Kansas jumps out front 1-0

Posted to Baseball live blog: Missouri vs. Kansas by JJ Stankevitz on April 22, 2009 at 7:16 p.m.

Two-out walks are never a good thing: after Ian Berger issued a free pass to Kansas No. 3 hitter Brian Heere with two out, he allowed a run to score on a RBI double off the bat of Kansas' Buck Afenir to put the Jayhawks up 1-0 heading to the ...

Tigers’ approach shifts to ‘small ball’

By JJ Stankevitz | March 20, 2009

Missouri plays No. 3 Texas A&M in a three-game series this weekend.

In Print: Baseball wins first home series

By Evan Glantz | March 9, 2009

Pitcher Tepesch and designated hitter Mach stand out.