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  • Royals' 7-1 win made to order

    The Sports Xchange Royals' 7-1 win made to order KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Manager Ned Yost shook up his batting order Saturday night, but expect it to remain intact Sunday after getting immediate good results. Second baseman Omar Infante, who was dropped...
  • Yost reconfigures lineup, watches Royals knock off Red Sox 7-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The lineup flashes daily on television screens inside the Kansas City Royals clubhouse, and most days it inspires nary a glance. Manager Ned Yost values continuity and dislikes meddling with his batting order. Only a crisis, like the...
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Red Sox 4, Royals 2

    The Sports Xchange Red Sox 4, Royals 2 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...
  • Royals lose second in a row to Red Sox, fall out of first

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. For the first time in more than a month, they're the second-place Royals. The Royals' 4-2 loss to the Red Sox on Friday coupled with the Tigers' victory over the Indians marked the first change atop of the American League Central...
  • 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...
  • Royals fall out of first after loss

    Royals fall out of first after loss KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It has been weeks since Kansas City was not in first place in the American League Central, but Boston Red Sox second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled the skidding Royals into second. Weeks doubled...
  • Royals' Holland should be back this weekend

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Greg Holland is getting closer to a return to action. The Kansas City Royals' closer has not pitched since Sept. 3 because of tightness in his right...
  • Shields helps Royals move back up on Tigers

    Shields helps Royals move back up on Tigers DETROIT -- James Shields turned in another big game. "You don't earn the nickname 'Big Game James' for nothing," Kansas City manager Ned Yost said Wednesday night after Shields shut out the Detroit Tigers on...
  • Preview: Royals at Tigers

    First place in the American League Central is on the line as the Detroit Tigers look to complete a three-game sweep of the visiting Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Detroit's wins in the first two games of the series pulled it into a virtual tie with...
  • Tigers win, pull even with Royals in AL Central

    DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...