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Infante has 3 doubles to lead Royals past Rockies »

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By MICHAEL KELLY Associated Press DENVER — Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night. James Shields pitched six solid innings to get the win for the Royals, who have now won 21 of 26 after getting to […]

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Kratz, Vargas lead Royals over Twins »

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By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Erik Kratz had played in only five games for Kansas City since being acquired from Toronto in a trade on July 28. But the big guy always stayed ready and that discipline paid off Monday night to keep the Royals rolling. Kratz homered twice after replacing an […]

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Royals score 7 in 2nd, beat Twins »

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By ADAM CZECH Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Kansas City Royals scored seven runs in the second inning. Then they really started hitting the ball. Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Josh Willingham homered, and the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 12-6 on Sunday for their 20th win in their last 25 games. Kansas City sent […]

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Royals hold off Twins »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Willingham returned to Target Field and hit a bases-clearing double in Kansas City’s five-run fourth inning, and the surging Royals hung on to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night. Danny Dufy (8-10) allowed three runs in 51/3 innings to win his third straight start. Kansas City has won 11 […]

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Surging Royals rally past A’s »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Thursday. The Royals have won 18 of 22 to move 12 games above .500 for the first time since July 20, 2003. The […]

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Vargas tosses 3-hitter as Royals blank A’s »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night. Vargas (9-5) retired the final 23 batters he faced in only his third start since an emergency appendectomy. The left-hander […]

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Royals win streak snapped in blowout loss to Oakland »

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By ALAN ESKEW Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Oakland Athletics’ combination of  Jon Lester and Josh Donaldson was too much for the Kansas City Royals. Lester pitched six strong innings and Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Athletics won 11-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Royals’ eight-game winning streak. Lester (13-7) has won […]

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Royals win 8th in row, top A’s, take Central lead »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alcides Escobar pumped his fist. Jarrod Dyson did a backflip. And for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas City Royals were in first place in mid-August. Yordano Ventura outpitched Sonny Gray in a matchup of talented young starters Monday night, and Escobar drove […]

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Royals get Willingham from Twins for minor leaguer »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Royals have acquired outfielder Josh Willingham from the Twins for minor league pitcher Jason Adam in an attempt to bolster their offense for the stretch run. The move was made shortly before the Royals, winners of seven straight, opened a four-game series against AL West-leading Oakland on Monday night. […]

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Gordon, Perez homer, Royals beat Giants 7-4 »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez each homered and Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 Sunday to extend their winning streak to seven games. The Royals, who won 10 in a row in June, have put together two winning […]

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Billy Butler, Royals win 5th straight, 4-2 over Giants »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler is hot at the plate and Kansas City Royals are even hotter. Butler homered and drove in three runs and right fielder Nori Aoki threw out two runners in the same inning as the Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 Friday night for their fifth straight victory. […]

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Guthrie leads Royals to sweep of Diamondbacks »

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PHOENIX (AP) – Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 19 batters in Kansas City’s first complete game this season, and the Royals beat Arizona 6-2 on Thursday night for a three-game interleague sweep of the Diamondbacks. Guthrie (8-9) allowed seven hits, struck out four and walked none in his eighth career complete game. Alex Gordon hit […]

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Royals beat D-backs for another series win »

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PHOENIX (AP) – Mike Moustakas homered and drove in four runs, Yordano Ventura pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Wednesday night to win their fifth straight series. Kansas City rolled over Arizona in the opener and had just enough offense for Ventura (9-8) to take the second […]

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