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Perez hits 3-run HR, Royals beat Rays 5-4 »

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Wednesday night. Kirby Yates (0-1), the fifth Tampa Bay reliever, entered with runners on first and third with one out and gave up Perez’s towering shot into […]

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Longoria has 2 RBIs, Rays top Royals »

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By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Rays got the key hits and outs when they needed. them Evan Longoria drove in two runs, Jeremy Hellickson went 4 1-3 innings in his season debut, and the Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Tuesday night. “We have to win these games like […]

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Royals’ Shields fans 10, shuts down Rays »

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By FRED GOODALL AP Baseball Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Kansas City’s James Shields sparkled in his return to Tropicana Field, limiting the Tampa Bay Rays to three hits and striking out 10 over seven innings and the Royals beat his former team 6-0 on Monday night. Shields (9-4) spent the first seven seasons of […]

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House records 1st major-league win for Indians in victory over Royals »

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CLEVELAND (AP) — T.J. House allowed three runs over 6 2/3 innings for his first major league win and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Saturday night. House (1-2) scattered nine hits, struck out three and didn’t walk a batter. The rookie left-hander was making the eighth appearance, and seventh start, […]

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Vargas pitches Royals to victory, 4-0 over Twins »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jason Vargas threw seven scoreless innings, Raul Ibanez homered in his second game for Kansas City and the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 Wednesday. Vargas (8-3) allowed four singles and two walks while striking out five, allowing only two runners from a diluted Twins lineup to reach second base. Mike Moustakas […]

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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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