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  • Royals don't support James Shields in 5-1 loss to the Tigers

    KANSAS CITY In all likelihood, James Shields is in his final months as a member of the Royals starting rotation. Just one game on Sunday, an All-Star Break, and one-half season to go. This is the way baseball works, of course. Shields will be a free...
  • Royals counting on Hosmer in second half

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If the Kansas City Royals are going to contend in the American League Central in the second half of the season, it's pretty clear that Eric Hosmer has to take a...
  • Sanchez shuts down Royals in Tigers' win

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Sanchez shuts down Royals in Tigers' win KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The margin was razor thin, but it was enough, as the Detroit Tigers slipped past the Kansas City Royals 2-1 in front of 31,581 on an 88-...
  • Tigers edge Royals for another win in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Detroit Tigers got just enough offense Friday to improve to 5-0 at Kauffman Stadium this season. The Tigers were outhit, 11-5, but went on to beat the Royals, 2-1. The Tigers had pounded out 19 hits in a 16-4 win over the Royals...
  • Tigers 2, Royals 1

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Tigers 2, Royals 1 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Anibal Sanchez outdueled Danny Duffy, and the Detroit Tigers took their second straight game in the four-game series between the top two teams in the...
  • Tigers pound Royals' pitching in 16-4 rout

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Eleven Detroit Tigers scored at least one run and had at least one hit in a 16-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. The Tigers improved to 4-0 this season at Kauffman Stadium this season, outscoring the Royals 42-12 in...
  • Tigers pour it on against Royals

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Tigers pour it on against Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It only counts for one victory, but the Detroit Tigers left little doubt that they want to stay at the top of the American League Central. The...
  • Tigers 16, Royals 4

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Tigers 16, Royals 4 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Detroit Tigers battered four Kansas City pitchers and took the first game of an important four-game series with a 16-4 victory over the Royals in front of...
  • Royals lose Vargas, Gordon before game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Royals had a rough end to their nine-game road swing before the finale even began at Tropicana Field. Right-handed pitcher Jason Vargas was rushed to a...
  • Perez's blast rescues Royals against Rays

    The Sports Xchange Perez's blast rescues Royals against Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Salvador Perez thought it might go foul. Kirby Yates hoped very much Perez was right. Perez was wrong, and happily so. The catcher's three-run home run in the top...
  • Royals 5, Rays 4

    The Sports Xchange Royals 5, Rays 4 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Salvador Perez's three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning gave the Kansas City Royals a 5-4, comeback win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday at Tropicana Field Perez, the American...