Tag: baseball

Mules extend winning streak in sweep of Newman

The UCM Mules (18-3, 6-0 in MIAA) traveled to Wichita, KS where they swept the Newman Jets in three games. This weekend sweep extends the Mules winning streak to 12 games.  Game 1: Mules 17 Jets 9 UCM used the long ball to take down the Jets as five different Mules combined for six home… Read more »

Mules Baseball dominates Concordia-St. Paul in weekend series

The UCM Mules (11-3) swept the Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears in three games to push themselves into the double-digit win mark for the season. The Mules overwhelmed Concordia-St. Paul offensively and defensively as they outscored the Golden Bears 34-1 over the course of the weekend.  Game 1: Mules 11 Golden Bears 1 UCM smashed Concordia-St…. Read more »

Mules pitchers Williams, Gavin selected in MLB Draft

By STEVEN SPEARS Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Two Mules baseball pitchers will take the mound after college. Grant Gavin, a junior from Parkville, Missouri, and Lucas Williams, a senior from Grain Valley, Missouri, were selected in the 2016 MLB Draft. Gavin was drafted in the 29th round by the Kansas City Royals and the Houston… Read more »

Crane Stadium/Tompkins Field gets new look

By MATTHEW VAUGHN Sports Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Crane Stadium/Tompkins Field is getting a new look by switching from natural grass to an all turf field. The field is scheduled to be completed by March 1. This will change how games are played on this field in the future for the Mules baseball team. The transformation… Read more »

Mules hold off Winona State to finish 2-2 at Houston Winter Invitational

(HOUSTON, Texas) — The 19th-ranked Central Missouri Mules held off Winona State 3-2 on Tuesday morning at Minute Maid Park. The win gave UCM a 2-2 record at the season-opening Houston Winter Invitational. The Mules jumped on top 2-0 in the first inning. After Trevor Jones and Brad Wilson reached on singles, Tony Sandifer roped a double to the gap in… Read more »

Mules baseball stymied in loss to Arkansas-Monticello

(HOUSTON, Texas) — The Central Missouri offense was held to just six hits and two runs in a 4-2 loss to Arkansas-Monticello on Monday afternoon at the Houston Winter Invitational at Minute Maid Park. The loss drops No. 19 Central Missouri’s record to 1-2 overall. The Boll Weevils (3-0) scored all four of their runs… Read more »

Mules baseball tallies first win of season in run-rule victory

(HOUSTON, Texas) —The No. 19 Central Missouri Mules picked up their first win of the season with a 13-0, seven-inning win over Henderson State on Sunday afternoon at the Houston Winter Invitational at Minute Maid Park. The Mules (1-1) jumped out to a big early lead, plating six runs in the second inning. Trevor Jones had a… Read more »

Mules baseball drops season-opener, 5-4

(HOUSTON, Texas) — The 19th-ranked Central Missouri Mules dropped their season-opener 5-4 to No. 15 St. Mary’s on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park. It was the second straight season-opening loss for UCM at the Houston Winter Invitational. The Rattlers (1-0) got on the board first in the second inning with a solo home run… Read more »

Mules Baseball to open season at Minute Maid Park in Houston

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — For the second straight season the nationally ranked Central Missouri Mules baseball team will open the season February 1-4 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, according to a press release. This year, the Mules are one of seven division II teams taking part in the Houston Winter Invitational hosted by the… Read more »

No relief: Cards’ Maness gives up HR in Game 4

By R.B. FALLSTROM (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Lance Lynn faced the minimum the first four innings, then got yanked after encountering trouble against the Boston Red Sox lineup in the next two innings. The rest of Game 4 was all heartache for the St. Louis Cardinals. Rookie Seth Maness was victimized for the second straight… Read more »