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Royals wait out rain delay, beat Indians »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber remained winless through seven starts this year, with Eric Hosmer hitting a three-run homer in the first inning that sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Thursday. Kluber (0-5) matched the record for most winless starts by a pitcher […]

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Indians rough up Danny Duffy, roll to win over Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just about everyone in the Cleveland lineup drove in a run, Carlos Carrasco tossed seven sharp innings and the Indians rolled to a 10-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Brandon Moss homered and added a two-run double to lead the […]

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Hosmer homer, Vargas pitching sends Royals past Indians »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer, Jason Vargas shut down the Indians for the second straight start, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat Cleveland 5-3 on Tuesday night. Hosmer also had an RBI triple in the eighth inning, and Alex Gordon […]

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Chiefs put 4 on waivers, including QB Terrelle Pryor »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs placed four players on waivers Tuesday, including former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who had been signed in the offseason and was trying to earn a backup job. The Chiefs did not choose a quarterback in last week’s draft, but they already have Alex Smith, Chase Daniel, Tyler […]

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Cabrera, Sanchez carry Tigers to victory over Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Anibal Sanchez carried a perfect game into the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series. Alex Avila also drove in three […]

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Duffy and Hosmer lead Royals to win over Tigers »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Danny Duffy pitched shutout ball into the eighth and Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Thursday night. The Royals lost 13 of 19 to Detroit last year to finish a game behind the Tigers, who have won the past […]

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Chiefs select cornerback Marcus Peters at No 18 in draft »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Chiefs selected cornerback Marcus Peters with the No. 18 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, taking a chance on a player kicked off the team at Washington in an attempt to help their defense in the pass-happy AFC West. The physical Peters was considered one of […]

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Royals drop series finale in Cleveland »

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Jason Kipnis homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians snap a four-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Kipnis hit a three-run home run – his first since July 31 of last season – in the third and then capped […]

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Royals beat White Sox in 13 innings after brawl »

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By BRIAN SANDALOW Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) – A benches-clearing fight led to five ejections several innings before Eric Hosmer hit the go-ahead double in the 13th to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. With two outs, Hosmer’s hit off Chicago’s Jake Petricka (0-1) […]

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K-State trying to answer QB question headed into spring game »

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – The race to replace one of the most prolific passers in Kansas State history may boil down to a junior who never started at game at quarterback in high school and a sophomore who was born more than six years after Bill Snyder took over the program. Joe Hubener was […]

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Royals’ Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A’s »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City’s Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend. Herrera was tossed in the eighth inning of Sunday’s game after throwing behind Lawrie. Ventura was ejected […]

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Schneider named new KU women’s basketball coach »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Brandon Schneider, who has led Stephen F. Austin women’s basketball to the 2014 and 2015 Southland Conference regular-season titles, has been named head women’s basketball coach at the University of Kansas. Schneider will be formally announced at a press conference scheduled for Tuesday, April 21 at 10 a.m., in the […]

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Royals overcome 5 ejections to beat Athletics »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Royals overcame five ejections to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Sunday behind Kendrys Morales’ tiebreaking two-run double in a three-run eighth inning. Royals manager Ned Yost and pitching coach Dave Eiland were ejected in the first inning after Lorenzo Cain was hit by a Scott Kazmir pitch […]

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