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Royals pitching struggles in loss to Twins »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Joe Mauer drove in two runs before leaving with an injury, Eduardo Nunez homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 10-2 Tuesday night. Mauer extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a two-run double down the left-field line in the fourth inning, but was noticeably limping as he […]

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Royals beat Twins in series opener »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Alcides Escobar tied a career high with four RBIs on two doubles and Salvador Perez homered to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Danny Duffy (5-7) gave up one run and four hits in 5 2-3 innings and Mike Moustakas had two […]

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Royals bring back Raul Ibanez »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Kansas City Royals have signed 42-year-old outfielder Raul Ibanez, nine days after he was released by the Los Angeles Angels. The Royals made several moves Monday before their game at Minnesota. Ibanez and infielder Christian Colon were added to the roster, and infielder Pedro Ciriaco and outfielder Justin Maxwell were designated […]

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Infante’s single in 9th lifts Royals over Angels »

Omar Infante celebrates after his game-winning base hit lifted the Royals past the Angels. (Courtesy Kansas City Royals (Chris Vleisides)).

Omar Infante delivered another big hit against the Angels, singling home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning that lifted the Kansas City Royals over Los Angeles 5-4 Sunday. Lorenzo Cain hit three doubles for the Royals, finishing with four hits and two RBIs. An error by second baseman Howie Kendrick set […]

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Angels stay hot, wait out long rain delay to beat the Royals »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Albert Pujols and David Freese combined to drive in five runs as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Saturday for their seventh victory in eight games. There were two rain delays with the second after the fourth inning lasting 3:58. The game didn’t end until […]

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Royals sign first-round pick »

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Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, MO – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed it’s 2014 first-round draft choice Brandon Finnegan, the 17th overall selection in the First-Year Player Draft. The 21-year old Finnegan, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound hurler from Fort Worth, Texas, went 9-3 with a 2.04 ERA (24 ER in 105.2 […]

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Infante’s slam sends Royals to win over Angels »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Omar Infante capped a seven-run inning with his first career grand slam, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-6 on a rough Friday night for starting pitchers. Jason Vargas and Angels counterpart Matt Shoemaker (5-2) combined to […]

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Bases-loaded HBP in 8th helps Dodgers beat KC »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis was facing one of the hottest relievers in baseball with two outs and the bases loaded in a tie game Wednesday night. Ellis wound up taking one for the team. He was plunked on the shoulder by Royals reliever Wade […]

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Kershaw pitches Dodgers to win over Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Clayton Kershaw was asked to assess his performance against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night, and the Dodgers ace bemoaned the fact that he didn’t have command of his fastball. Maybe if he did, he’d have tossed another no-hitter. Kershaw still managed to […]

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Royals beat Dodgers to end 4-game skid »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the eighth inning, Jarrod Dyson drove in two runs off Zack Greinke and the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Monday night to end a four-game losing streak. Guthrie (5-6) allowed two runs and seven hits while winning his third straight […]

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Elias, Zunino lead Mariners over Royals for sweep »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) —Rookie Roenis Elias pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Mike Zunino homered and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. After winning 10 straight to move into first place in the AL Central, the Royals have dropped four in a row, three of […]

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Mariners edge Royals on ninth inning run »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dustin Ackley delivered the clutch hit, while Chris Young baffled the Kansas City Royals batters. Ackley drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out ninth inning single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Royals 2-1 on Saturday. His single to right on a 2-2 count scored Kyle Seager, who doubled […]

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Mariners score 2 in 9th to beat Royals »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brad Miller homered off Royals closer Greg Holland to break a ninth-inning tie, and the Seattle Mariners beat Kansas City 7-5 despite blowing an early five-run lead Friday night. Charlie Furbush (1-4) inherited a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the eighth, but the Mariners reliever […]

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