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  • Angels' Vernon Wells, Howie Kendrick making progress

     
    The return of Vernon Wells and Howie Kendrick from the disabled list could happen sooner rather than later judging by the way the two players looked during pregame drills Monday. Both players ran and performed agility drills Monday morning, then......
  • Angels' Ervin Santana shares A.L. Player of the Week honors

     
    Ervin Santana only pitched once last week but his no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday was good enough to earn him a share of the American League's Player of the Week honors. Kansas City's Billy Butler was also recognized......
  • Vegas favors a Michigan-Louisville national championship game

     
    It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
  • Phillies' comeback falls just short

     
    This was not the kind of start the Phillies were expecting to get from Cole Hamels or their bullpen. Hamels allowed a career-high eight earned runs and the bullpen again failed to keep the game close in their 9-8 loss......
  • Twitter did wonders for the All-Star Game ... and TV ratings were up

     
    And you thought a blowout in the All-Star Game would mean less interest. Think again. The All-Star Game on FOX generated an increase in overnight TV ratings and won the night in prime time despite an 8-0 blowout by the......
  • Kansas City Royals - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Bruce Chen began the season in the Royals' rotation, but was designated for assignment Friday. Chen had been used sparingly out of the bullpen after a stint on the 60-...
  • Indians stop Royals, 6-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Cleveland Indians have every intention of making the American League Central a three-team race. With its 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Friday's series opener before 31,341 at Kauffman Stadium, the Indians compressed...
  • Twins use big 10th inning to drop Royals, 11-5

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The bullpen door opened and Bruce Chen lugged his 37-year-old frame to the mound. It was the 10th inning between the Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins, a nip-and-tuck affair about to be tossed away. Called into extra-inning duty,...
  • Schafer knocks in four, Twins top Royals in 10

    Schafer knocks in four, Twins top Royals in 10 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Minnesota Twins left fielder Jordan Schafer had a career game, while Kansas City Royals left-hander Bruce Chen endured an awful night. Schafer and second baseman Brian Dozier each...
  • Royals acquire Nix off waivers from Pittsburgh

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals added Jayson Nix into the mix on Thursday as they acquired the veteran journeyman infielder off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nix,...
  • Twins 11, Royals 5

    The Sports Xchange Twins 11, Royals 5 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Second baseman Brian Dozier and left fielder Jordan Schafer each drove in two runs in a six-run 10th inning as the Minnesota Twins toppled the Kansas City Royals 11-5 on Thursday night. Left-...