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  • Danny Duffy silences Indians in 2-0 victory

    CLEVELAND Danny Duffy pumped his fist and turned his back to the plate as he stomped off the mound for the final time on Monday. He disappeared into the Royals dugout, the sight of him blocked by a crowd of teammates clad in sweatshirts. Duffy spent his...
  • Royals 2, Indians 0

    (Updated: ADDS AL Central race update to lede. CHANGES "American League" to "AL" second sentence, second graph. REMOVES hyphen between regularly scheduled, second sentence, third graph. RECASTS end of first sentence, fifth graph. REMOVES "straight"...
  • Royals come close but lose rain-suspended game to Indians, 4-3

    CLEVELAND After three weeks, the Royals came close to grabbing an improbable victory from the Indians. Instead, the team lost 4-3 on Monday in a resumption of the rain-suspended game on Aug. 31. A good deal of intrigue surrounded the game, which of...
  • Royals to resume suspended game Monday

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals will finish a suspended game Monday at the Cleveland Indians before playing their regular scheduled game. The game was suspended Aug. 31...
  • Royals beat Tigers 5-2, avoiding sweep and gaining ground in A.L. Central

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. On a gorgeous day at Kauffman Stadium, perhaps the last game played here in the most anticipated season in two decades, the Royals avoided a spirit-crushing sweep and collected a 5-2 victory over Detroit. The ballpark was sold out for...
  • Royals 5, Tigers 2

    Royals 5, Tigers 2: Norichika Aoki delivered a tiebreaking two-run triple and Alex Gordon snapped an 0-for-14 skid with an RBI double as host Kansas City salvaged the finale of the three-game series with Detroit. Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar also...
  • Royals stay in Central race, win finale vs. Tigers

    EditorsNote: updates fourth graf with Oakland result Royals stay in Central race, win finale vs. Tigers KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jeremy Guthrie could have gone longer, but he was pulled after only 81 pitches with a two-run lead. That was sufficient to...
  • Tigers open ground on Royals

    The Sports Xchange Tigers open ground on Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- While the Detroit Tigers are inching toward their fourth straight American League Central crown, time is running on the Kansas City Royals. Pinch hitter Tyler Collins and center...
  • Royals fall to Tigers, 3-2, after controversial call, missed opportunities

    Inside a losing clubhouse, in the wake of falling yet again to Detroit, the Royals exhibited gloom and confusion. A team official contacted MLB headquarters to see if the club could protest Saturday's 3-2 defeat. A few players raged at the injustice of...
  • Tigers 3, Royals 2

    The Sports Xchange Tigers 3, Royals 2 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Pinch hitter Tyler Collins and center fielder Rajai Davis stroked RBI singles with two outs in the seventh as the Detroit Tigers edged the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Saturday. Max Scherzer (17-5)...
  • Royals know they must execute better vs. Tigers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. On the day before the most crucial Royals series since 1985, Kansas City manager Ned Yost went to Bass Pro Shops looking for a new fishing lure. Having forgotten his wedding anniversary Wednesday again Yost decided that, with his wife...