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  • Royals put dent in Chris Sale's Cy Young hopes

     Royals put dent in Chris Sale's Cy Young hopes
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the White Sox were trying ineffectively to ruin the Royals' race for a playoff spot Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium, their foe turned the tables, putting a damper on one of the only pursuits the Sox have left this...
  • Wednesday's recap: Royals 6, White Sox 2

     Wednesday's recap: Royals 6, White Sox 2
    The summary White Sox left-hander Chris Sale lost for the first time in 10 road starts, giving up five earned runs on the way to a 6-2 loss to the Royals on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. At the plate Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer in...
  • Buchholz, Red Sox Beat Royals

    Buchholz, Red Sox Beat Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Clay Buchholz pitched effectively into the eighth inning and DHDavid Ortiz drove in his 99th run as the Boston Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. The loss...
  • Red Sox Knock Royals Out Of First Place

    Red Sox Knock Royals Out Of First Place
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled twice and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night, knocking the Royals out of first place in the American League Central. The Royals' loss, coupled with...
  • McCarthy Pitches Yankees Past Royals

    McCarthy Pitches Yankees Past Royals
    Brandon McCarthy turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to get himself back on track and lead the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.  After being tagged for nine runs while dropping his previous two starts, McCarthy (6-4) yielded just...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy puts mind over body in mastering his position

    The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position. Try not to be...
  • Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia starting at DH and batting eighth against Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals. Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
  • Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3

    Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the Orioles scraped across a run in the eighth inning to take a two-run lead on the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, it seemed like it would be enough to ensure a win, especially given the way left-hander Wei-Yin Chen...
  • Orioles only manage five hits as Royals cruise to 9-3 win in series finale

    Orioles only manage five hits as Royals cruise to 9-3 win in series finale
    The typically sound Orioles defense didn't help starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez on Sunday afternoon against the Kansas City Royals at Camden Yards. Center fielder Adam Jones dropped a fly ball on the first play of the game that led to an unearned run,...
  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke hardly feels at home in 5-3 loss to Kansas City

    Dodgers' Zack Greinke hardly feels at home in 5-3 loss to Kansas City
    Ah, that’s no way to throw a homecoming. Jumping all over your former hero, even letting loose some boos as he’s chased in the sixth inning. Kansas City didn’t exactly welcome back Zack Greinke, their 2009 Cy Young winner, pushing...