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  • Sam Mellinger: Royals can blame themselves for being losers at the trade deadline

    The Royals were never going to win at this trade deadline. Never. If you thought there was a big trade coming, something to bolster this talented and flawed team in a critical season, you may have been sniffing toxic gas. You should probably stop doing...
  • Royals need offense, but at what cost?

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals continue to burn up cellphone minutes looking for help on the trade market. The Royals, who are hoping to end a 28-year playoff drought, would like to upgrade their...
  • Gibson sharp, replay officials not so much as Twins win

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Nobody ever said the system would be perfect. Ron Gardenhire learned that the hard way Tuesday. Gardenhire was ejected from the Twins' 2-1 victory at Kansas City after challenging a fly ball that umpires ruled had been caught by Royals...
  • Royals' Vargas close to return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Jason Vargas threw a four-inning simulated game Tuesday and could be ready to return to the rotation by the end of the week. The Royals are listing "to be announced"...
  • Royals make room for Colon with trade of Valencia

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH Wanting to find room for former first-round pick Christian Colon, the Royals traded backup third baseman Danny Valencia to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for catcher Erik Kratz...
  • White Sox open key stretch with 3-1 win over Royals

     White Sox open key stretch with 3-1 win over Royals
    Less than a week removed from his third appearance in the All-Star Game, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale was asked Monday night about the next potential honor for which he might be considered — the American League Cy Young Award. But after he...
  • 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...
  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke is treated rudely in Kansas City

    It took four years, but the good people of Kansas City finally got their chance to boo Zack Greinke. His days were good ones here. The Kansas City Royals made him a first-round draft pick, stuck by his side when he asked for time off to treat an anxiety...
  • Clayton Kershaw shuts down Royals in Dodgers' 2-0 win

    Not that Clayton Kershaw has built unrealistic expectations or anything, but the guy gave up six hits Tuesday. And get this, he walked a batter. He did, however, hold the Kansas City Royals scoreless all night, which was a very good thing because the...
  • MLB All-Star Game could use some changes

    Snub Day, more commonly referred to as All-Star selection day, is here again. While some may focus on the actual makeup of the All-Star teams, the more interesting stories are often the guys with deserving stats who have to stay home. Typically the...
  • Angels fall to Royals, 7-4, in 13 innings

    KEY MOMENT: After Danny Valencia led off the 13th inning with a double, the Royals decided to play for one run. Alcides Escobar laid down the sacrifice bunt, but rookie Mike Morin, the Angels' sixth pitcher, made an errant throw. Valencia scored from...