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  • G Force: Gordon, Guthrie and Giavotella spark Royals' win over Rays

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. As the ball jumped off Alex Gordon's bat and rose toward the right-field seats, the relief could be felt throughout Kauffman Stadium. On the field. In the dugout. And especially in the grandstands. They all exhaled when Gordon's three-...
  • Royals fall to Rays in pitchers' duel

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The temporary second baseman sprawled across the dirt. Danny Valencia, a backup third baseman filling in on emergency duty, dived in vain to snag a ground-ball single that cost the Royals in a 1-0 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday. The...
  • Sam Mellinger: Wade Davis' brilliance in setup role is a heartening sight for Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The moment will be lost in the show of a home opener. The moment will be buried because of 13 hits and seven runs and the first win of this new Royals' season. The moment will be buried because Mike Moustakas and Alcides Escobar are...
  • Royals defeat White Sox in home opener

    KANSAS CITY, MO. The chant arose in the ninth inning, as Greg Holland finished carving up the White Sox lineup in the final moments of a 7-5 victory. "Let's go Royals," shouted those remaining from the 40,103 assembled here at Kauffman Stadium, those...
  • Drew Sharp: After shaky start, Tigers' Max Scherzer shows a few tricks up his sleeves

    DETROIT Were there initial nerves, even if only a touch? How could there not be? Max Scherzer shook off the assertion. But there definitely was something wrong with the reigning Cy Young Award winner. Scherzer threw up his hands in frustration during...
  • It's Ian Kinsler's turn to deliver walk-off hit for Tigers

    DETROIT The Detroit Tigers have won their first two games of the season in walk-off fashion. The only other time they did that was slightly before the advent of instant replay. It happened in their first year, 1901, according to the Elias Sports Bureau....
  • Tigers rally past Royals

    DETROIT Manager Brad Ausmus could have sent left-handed Don Kelly up to pinch-hit for right-handed Alex Gonzalez with two out in the seventh, the Detroit Tigers down a run and a runner on second. The Royals didn't have a left-hander warming up, so Kelly...
  • Brewers seeing for the future

    One thing will never change in baseball. You must have solid pitching to win. But it doesn't hurt to be strong up the middle. "It's kind of the backbone of the team," said Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy. "If you think about the team as a...
  • Elbow still pains the Royals' Omar Infante

    SURPRISE, Ariz. Omar Infante wants to join his new Royals teammates on March 31 in Detroit. But he does not know if he can. Opening day is less than a week away, and Infante still feels discomfort in his right elbow. Infante played five innings at second...
  • 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...
  • Royals top White Sox

    Royals top White Sox
    It was a night of individual achievements for the Kansas City Royals and another step closer to a dubious distinction for the Chicago White Sox on Friday. Royals pitcher James Shields struck out 10 and scattered four hits over seven innings for his 100th...