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Gibson Pitches Twins to 2-1 Victory Over Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer   KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Kyle Gibson bounced back for a rocky start to shut down Kansas City, and the Minnesota Twins held on through a shaky ninth to beat James Shields and the Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night. Gibson (9-8) allowed only a single by Alcides Escobar […]

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Chiefs linebacker Johnson sets sights on record »

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson still believes his best days are ahead. The 31-year-old veteran is beginning his 10th season, coming off his third Pro Bowl and closing in on the franchise record for tackles. He needs just 19 to reach 1,000 for his career, which would be one more than […]

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Chiefs Training Camp Report With Mitch Holthus »

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Get the latest from Chiefs training camp report from St. Joseph, Missouri with the “Voice of the Chiefs” Mitch Holthus. It can be heard Monday through Friday around 5:30pm on KFIX (96.9-FM).

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Chiefs offensive line a grab-bag of bodies in camp »

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – The presumptive favorite to win the starting right guard spot with the Kansas City Chiefs worked out with the third team on Monday. The guy who is challenging him for the spot slid over to center during another portion of the workout. Rishaw Johnson and Zach Fulton are just the […]

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Blue Jays send Hendriks, Kratz to Royals for Valencia »

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BOSTON (AP) – The Toronto Blue Jays have traded right-hander Liam Hendriks and catcher Erik Kratz to the Kansas City Royals for infielder Danny Valencia. The deal between playoff contenders was announced as the Blue Jays were starting their game in Boston on Monday night. The 29-year-old Valencia hit .282 with two home runs and […]

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Chiefs Training Camp Report with Mitch Holthus »

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Get the latest from Chiefs training camp report from St. Joseph, Missouri with the “Voice of the Chiefs” Mitch Holthus. It can be heard Monday through Friday around 5:30pm on KFIX (96.9-FM).

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Hays Eagles, Ellis begin state American Legion play Wedndesday »

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The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion will take on Salina Wednesday morning at 11am in the opening game of the “AAA” State American Legion baseball tournament at Jaycee Park in Pittsburg. The Eagles (30-8) are making their third straight state tournament appearance and are looking for their third straight state title. If Hays wins their […]

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Santana hits 2 more HRs as Indians end KC’s 5-game win streak »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson and Jim Rice didn’t do it. Neither did Mark McGwire, Albert Pujols, Jim Thome, Barry Bonds nor any other opposing slugger who played at Kansas City. Carlos Santana hit five home runs in a series at spacious Kauffman Stadium, connecting for two more shots Sunday […]

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Temple leads West to Shrine Bowl win »

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The West beat the East 21-6 to win the Kansas Shrine Bowl Saturday night at Carnie Smith Stadium in Pittsburg. The West raced out to a 5-0 lead but trailed 6-5 at the half. They then outscored the East 16-0 in the second half. Garden City’s Grayson Temple led the West with 64 yards rushing […]

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Butler, Royals overcome Indians for 5th win in row »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler and the surging Kansas City Royals wrecked things for the Cleveland Indians for the second straight night. Butler homered for the second consecutive game and the Royals overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Indians 7-5 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. A day after his pinch-hit, two-run […]

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Herman eliminated in quarterfinals of Kansas Amateur »

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Fort Hays State’s Trey Herman lost to defending champion Chase Hanna 2 up in the quarterfinals of match play at the 104th Kansas Amateur at Mission Hills Country Club Saturday. Hanna birdied three of the final four holes including 17 and 18. Herman recorded birdies on 9 and 10 to go 2 up. Last year, […]

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Detmer leads Larks past Brigade in regular season finale »

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Tyler Detmer hit a pair of three run home runs to lift the Hays Larks to a 10-5 win over the Junction City Brigade in their regular season finale Friday night at Larks Park. The 29-13 Larks have now won nine straight and 13 of their last 15. Junction City falls to 26-12. Detmer’s first […]

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Butler’s pinch-hit HR lifts Royals over Indians »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Struggling Billy Butler found himself in a strange place, on the bench and out of the Kansas City Royals starting lineup. But Butler was needed late on Friday night and he delivered a pinch two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to send the Royals over the Cleveland […]

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