Royals rely on bullpen to squeak by Orioles

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kendrys Morales hit a solo homer, Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer also drove in runs and the Kansas City Royals leaned on their bullpen to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday night. Danny Duffy (7-6) dodged trouble for most of 5 2-3 innings, […]

Royals rally with 4 in 9th to beat Red Sox

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By KEN POWTAK Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas’ two-run double capped a four-run ninth inning that carried the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals to an 8-6 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Moustakas also had a solo homer and RBI double for Kansas City, which salvaged a split of the […]

Chiefs hold off Seahawks in second preseason game

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Chiefs counterpart Alex Smith struggled behind their unsettled offensive lines in Kansas City’s 14-13 preseason victory over Seattle on Friday night. Wilson was 9 of 15 for 78 yards, though most of those completions came on his final drive, […]

Cueto stumbles and Red Sox beat Royals

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By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Johnny Cueto had his worst start since coming to Kansas City just before the trading deadline, and the Boston Red Sox beat the AL Central-leading Royals 7-2 on Friday night to send them to their second straight loss. Cueto (2-2) had allowed just six runs in […]

Royals complete sweep of Reds

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By MARK SCHMETZER Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) – Lorenzo Cain had a tie-breaking RBI single in the second inning, Ben Zobrist had four hits and Kansas City benefited from a Cincinnati baserunning gaffe as the Royals beat the Reds 4-3 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie left in the fifth […]

MWR grants Clint Bowyer release

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By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer Michael Waltrip Racing will not run its cars on a full-time basis after this season. The team has also granted Clint Bowyer his release so that Bowyer can look for a job for the 2016 season. The decision announced Wednesday comes after co-owner Rob Kauffman purchased an ownership […]