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  • Tigers Lose To Royals 9-5

    Tigers Lose To Royals 9-5
    Wilson Betemit went 4-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI to power the Kansas City Royals to a 9-5 win over the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series at Comerica Park. Chris Getz knocked in two runs for the Royals, who improved to 6-3...
  • Dyson Scores on Sac Fly to Lift Royals Past Twins

    Dyson Scores on Sac Fly to Lift Royals Past Twins
    Jarrod Dyson made the Kansas City Royals' roster out of spring training because of his speed. That paid off Friday night with Dyson scoring the winning run on a sacrifice fly shortstop Alexi caught in shallow left field with his back to the infield in the...
  • Jones' homer in 15th gives Orioles 4-3 win over Royals

    Jones' homer in 15th gives Orioles 4-3 win over Royals
    Adam Jones stepped up the plate for his seventh at-bat Wednesday night with the voices of the hecklers around home plate ringing in his ears. With Kauffman Stadium emptied out from 15 innings of baseball, he could hear the Royals fans reminding him of his...
  • Butler, Moustakas lead Royals past D-backs 7-3

    Butler, Moustakas lead Royals past D-backs 7-3
    Billy Butler and Mike Moustakas homered, Bruce Chen won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 Saturday night.     Butler homered to left-center in the third with Alcides Escobar aboard. Butler also drove in...
  • Royals squeeze out runs late to beat the Orioles

    The hit that turned the tables on the Orioles on Saturday evening was one that reliever Darren O'Day had never seen in his two-decade-long baseball career. It opened the door for a young Kansas City Royals team that needed just that opportunity against an...
  • Orioles are 'going hard' after Brewers' Greinke, industry source says

    Orioles are 'going hard' after Brewers' Greinke, industry source says
    With the non-waiver trade deadline coming at the end of the month, the Orioles are "going hard" after Milwaukee Brewers' Zack Greinke, according to an industry source. The source, an executive with another big-league club, said the Orioles appear to be...
  • Duffy fills in and Royals beat Indians 5-3

    Duffy fills in and Royals beat Indians 5-3
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Danny Duffy pitched into the sixth inning starting for the injured Kyle Davis and Jeff Francoeur and Alex Gordon homered to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. The Indians lost for the eighth...
  • Simon stymies Royals as Orioles win, 8-2

    Simon stymies Royals as Orioles win, 8-2
    As the Orioles' rotation continues to crumble and the front office scrambles for replacements, perhaps it is fitting that one of the club's only reliable options is a player who many thought wouldn't throw a pitch in 2011. Alfredo Simon, who spent two...
  • Guthrie's start falls apart in 7th in Orioles' 6-2 loss

    Guthrie's start falls apart in 7th in Orioles' 6-2 loss
    On one pitch, Jeremy Guthrie's outing against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night quickly morphed from unlucky to unsuccessful. Despite trailing by a run, Guthrie took a quality start into the bottom of the seventh, when Billy Butler crushed a...
  • Miserable, But Trying to Stay Positive, Royals Manager Says.

    Miserable, But Trying to Stay Positive, Royals Manager Says.
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals are going through the growing pains of a promising young team. Jeff Niemann won his sixth consecutive decision, Ben Zobrist had a two-run triple and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a four-game sweep with a...
  • Royals lock up SS Escobar with 4-yr extension

    Royals lock up SS Escobar with 4-yr extension
    The Kansas City Royals have signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a $10.5 million, four-year contract extension that includes two option years that could drive the value to $21.75 million. The team announced the deal Thursday. Escobar will make $1 million...