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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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Volquez leads Royals to win over Twins »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night. Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales […]

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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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Reddick’s 3-run homer sends A’s victory over Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer, Jesse Hahn and Jesse Chavez combined for a seven-hitter, and the Oakland Athletics rolled to a 5-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Yordano Ventura (2-1) gave up all five runs in the fourth inning, […]

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Royals beat Athletics in rematch of AL wild-card game »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Royals and A’s picked up right where they left off. In their first meeting since last September’s dramatic wild-card game, Paulo Orlando delivered a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning Friday night to help Kansas City to a 6-4 win over Oakland in […]

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Royals suffer first loss of the season »

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By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kansas City became the last team in the majors to lose this season, as Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer for the Minnesota Twins in a 3-1 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night. The Royals (7-1) were […]

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Royals outfielder Alex Rios breaks hand, out indefinitely »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Kansas City right fielder Alex Rios is out indefinitely after suffering a broken bone in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch in Minnesota earlier this week. The team said Tuesday that Rios has a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand. He was hit by […]

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Ventura helps Royals sweep Angels »

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By JOE RESNICK Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Alcides Escobar and Alex Rios hit two-run doubles, Salvador Perez homered, and the defending AL champion Kansas City Royals extended their season-opening win streak to six games with a 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. The winning streak is the Royals’ second-longest to […]

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Moustakas, Perez homer in Royals win over Angels »

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By JOE RESNICK Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez homered during a five-run fourth inning against Jered Weaver, and the defending AL champion Kansas City Royals extended their season-opening winning streak to five games with a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Jeremy Guthrie (1-0) threw […]

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Morales, Vargas lead unbeaten Royals past Angels »

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By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kendrys Morales homered, Lorenzo Cain drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals remained unbeaten with a 4-2 victory over Los Angeles on Friday night in the Angels’ home opener. Eric Hosmer drove in an early run and Jason Vargas pitched six solid innings […]

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Volquez shines in Royals debut; KC sweeps White Sox »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Edinson Volquez dazzled for eight innings in his Royals debut, Lorenzo Cain made a pair of spectacular catches after driving in a run, and Kansas City beat the Chicago White Sox 4-1 Thursday to finish a season-opening sweep. Salvador Perez added a two-run homer, Kendrys Morales also drove in a […]

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Cain 2-run homer lifts Royals over White Sox »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Lorenzo Cain hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning for his third hit and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 Wednesday night. Cain homered off Zach Putnam (0-1), the fourth White Sox pitcher, after Alcides Escobar led off the inning with a single for […]

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Opening Day rout for the Royals »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Yordano Ventura pitched six solid innings before leaving with a thumb cramp, and Alex Rios had a three-run homer among his three hits as the AL champion Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 10-1 on Monday. Ventura was replaced by Kelvin Herrera in the seventh after crumpling to […]

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