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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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Cain homers, Royals hang on in 9th to beat Brewers »

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By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) – Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer, and normally lights-out reliever Greg Holland struggled in the ninth before the Kansas City Royals held off the Milwaukee Brewers for an 8-5 win Monday night. The Royals won in manager Ned Yost’s first regular season game back in […]

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Cardinals bullpen finishes off Royals in 3-2 win »

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By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS (AP) — Call-up Tyler Lyons had a solid outing and Mark Reynolds hit the go-ahead homer in the fifth inning for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the Kansas City Royals for the second straight day, 3-2 on Saturday. Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez homered for the […]

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Garcia dominates, Cardinals beat Royals »

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By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaime Garcia pitched eight innings of four-hit ball and helped himself with an RBI single for the St. Louis Cardinals, who ended the Kansas City Royals’ four-game winning streak with a 4-0 victory in the opener of a high-profile weekend interleague series on Friday night. […]

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Sweep, it is: Gordon, Volquez guide Royals past Twins »

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By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer, Edinson Volquez struck out six batters over seven innings and the Kansas City Royals beat Minnesota 7-2 on Wednesday to finish the first series sweep this season of the Twins at home. The Twins scored 11 runs while stumbling to […]

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Young shines in Royals’ 2-0 win over Twins »

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By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Chris Young took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. Young (5-2) left after giving up a triple to Trevor Plouffe with one out in the […]

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Royals take opener vs. Twins to move into 1st »

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By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jason Vargas threw six shutout innings and Kendrys Morales hit a long home run against his former team to push the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Vargas (5-2) gave up five hits and struck out two, Morales […]

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Royals complete first day of MLB draft »

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Kansas City Royals The Kansas City Royals completed day one of the 2015 First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft Monday night, selecting three right-handed pitchers, highlighted by the 21st overall selection, Ashe Russell.  The Royals also selected Nolan Watson with the 33rd overall selection and Josh Staumont at #64 overall.   Kansas City picked Staumont, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound right-hander from […]

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Perez hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Royals beat Rangers »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 4-3. Perez hit his eighth homer, sending a pitch from Keone Kela (4-2) into the Royals’ bullpen. Wade Davis (3-1) picked up the victory, working around Prince […]

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Rodriguez pitches 7 strong innings, Rangers beat Royals »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wandy Rodriguez pitched seven strong innings and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Saturday for their seventh win in eight games. Texas has won six straight series for the first time since 2012. The AL champion Royals have lost nine of 11. Rodriguez (3-2), a 36-year-old lefty […]

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Rangers rookie Gonzalez shuts out Royals on 3 hits »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chi Chi Gonzalez threw a three-hit shutout in his second major league start as the Texas Rangers beat the skidding Kansas City Royals 4-0 Friday night. The Royals lost for the eighth time in 10 games, while the Rangers have won six of seven and 14 of 18 to move […]

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Moss powers Indians to rain-shortened win over Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Brandon Moss hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Thursday night in a game called in the eighth inning because of rain. Trevor Bauer (5-2) allowed only a long two-run homer by Lorenzo Cain over 6 […]

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Vargas sharp in Royals win over Cleveland »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Jason Vargas tossed six sharp innings, the Kansas City offense finally woke up against AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber and the Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 on Wednesday night. Mike Moustakas drove in a run in the first inning, and Lorenzo Cain, […]

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