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Hockett helps Hays Monarchs 18U to sweep of Hays Junior Legion »

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Ricky Hockett recorded the final four outs for the save in the Hays Monarchs 18U American Legion’s 10-9 game one win over the Hays Eagles Junior American Legion Friday night at Larks Park. Hockett then pitched a complete game one-hitter in the Monarchs 9-0 win in game two. The Monarchs had a 10-2 lead going […]

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Rodriguez pitches well in Boston’s victory over Royals »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez pitched capably into the seventh inning, Mookie Betts had a career-best four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Friday night. Rodriguez (3-1), who gave up nine runs in 4 2-3 innings in his previous start against Toronto, allowed one run and […]

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Escobar has 3 hits in Royals’ win over Brewers »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Alcides Escobar had three hits and scored twice and Jeremy Guthrie pitched six effective innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Thursday night. Escobar doubled to lead off the Royals’ two-run first then scored on Lorenzo Cain’s sacrifice fly. Escobar singled in the second, stole […]

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Ventura put on DL by Royals with ulnar nerve inflammation »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of right ulnar nerve inflammation. Ventura, Kansas City’s opening-day starter, is 3-6 with a 4.68 ERA in 12 starts. He left his June 12 outing with weakness and numbness in his right hand and fingers, then experienced […]

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Five Tigers earn Preseason All-America recognition »

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FHSU Athletics NEW YORK, N.Y. – Fort Hays State Football had five student-athletes named to the 2015 USA College Football Division II Preseason All-America Watch List, released on Wednesday (June 17). Matt Erbert was named to the second team as an offensive lineman, while linebackers Justin McPhail, Brock Long and Alex Schmidtberger along with defensive […]

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McKinzie lifts Larks to big win in Dodge City »

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Garrett McKinzie had four hits including two home runs to lead the Larks 19-hit attack in a 14-6 win over Dodge City Wednesday night at Cavalier Field in Dodge City. After an 0-3 start to Jayhawk League play, the Hays Larks have won seven of their last nine to move out of last place in […]

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Hays Monarchs 18U splits with Larned »

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Jared Vitztum bases-loaded walk drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and lifted the Hays Monarchs 18U American Legion baseball team to a 4-1 win over Larned in game two of their doubleheader Wednesday night in Larned and salvaged a split. Despite out hitting Larned in the opener, the Monarchs lost 6-2. The […]

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Blanton picks up first win in 2 years, KC beats Brewers »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Joe Blanton picked up his first victory in nearly two years with five solid innings and Alcides Escobar equaled his career high with four RBIs as the Kansas City Royals pounded the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Wednesday night. Blanton (1-0) had not won since June 29, 2013, while with the Los […]

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Gillardo leads Larks to win over Dodge City »

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Augie Gillardo hit a batter and walked two in the first inning then settled down to strike out 11, leading the Hays Larks to a 3-1 win over Dodge City Tuesday night at Larks Park. Gillardo gave up two singles in the second then didn’t allow another hit until a leadoff double in the eighth […]

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Young drives in 3 runs, pitches 7 sharp innings for Royals »

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MILWAUKEE (AP) – Chris Young became the first Royals pitcher to drive in three runs in a game since 1972 and worked seven innings of five-hit ball Tuesday night, leading Kansas City to a 7-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Young had a two-run single in the fourth inning and an RBI single in the […]

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Chiefs release WR Da’Rick Rogers ahead of minicamp »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs released wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers and offensive lineman Kelvin Palmer and signed offensive lineman Tavon Rooks before the start of their mandatory minicamp Tuesday. Rogers, once a college standout for Tennessee, was kicked off the team for disciplinary issues and transferred to Tennessee Tech. But he’s been unable […]

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Registration deadline is Wednesday for McKid Ball with Larks »

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McDonald’s of Hays, the Hays Larks and Hays Recreation Commission will have McKid Ball Saturday morning at Dusty Glassman Field, Fourth and Milner. The event is free, but the registration deadline for boys and girls from age 7 to 10 is Wednesday. Larks players will coach and pitch to each team, and be available for […]

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Monarchs 18U sweep TriCounty »

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The Hays Monarchs 18 and under American Legion baseball team bounced back from their first loss of the season with a pair of blowout wins Monday night. The Monarchs hold the TriCounty Hawks to two runs, winning 10-1 in the game one and 8-1 in game two to run their record to 5-1. The Monarchs […]

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