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  • Perez exits with knee pain, backup Kratz homers twice in Royals' 6-1 win over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS The sequence confirmed the blessed fortune shining on the Royals, even as the events hinted at the organization's darkest fear. In the seventh inning of a 6-1 victory over Minnesota, Salvador Perez stood inside the dugout with his shirt...
  • Royals 6, Twins 4

    Royals 6, Twins 4: Jason Vargas continued his domination of Minnesota with seven innings of one-run ball as visiting Kansas City won three of four in the series. Erik Kratz homered twice, Salvador Perez had two hits and two RBIs and Billy Butler went 2-...
  • Preview: Royals at Twins

    The Kansas City Royals sit atop the American League Central despite scoring the fewest runs in the division, one of the reasons they swung a deal last week to acquire Josh Willingham from Minnesota. Willingham is paying immediate dividends at the...
  • Royals storm past Twins for 12-6 victory

    MINNEAPOLIS The Royals rocked the Minnesota Twins and out-ran the incoming storms with an 12-6 victory on Sunday afternoon at Target Field. Boosted by a seven-run rally in the second inning, the Royals held their hosts at bay for the rest of a rain-soaked...
  • Guthrie weathers delays as Royals beat Twins

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Guthrie weathers delays as Royals beat Twins MINNEAPOLIS -- When the weather gets tough, the Kansas City Royals have Jeremy Guthrie. At least that's how it always seems. Guthrie (9-10) weathered a...
  • Royals 12, Twins 6

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Royals 12, Twins 6 MINNEAPOLIS -- A seven-run second inning powered the Kansas City Royals to a 12-6 win over the Minnesota Twins in a rain-delayed affair Sunday at Target Field. After a 30-minute...
  • Twins slide past Royals

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins slide past Royals MINNEAPOLIS -- Kurt Suzuki's seventh-inning slide backed up right-hander Phil Hughes' outstanding performance on the mound as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City...
  • Twins 4, Royals 1

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins 4, Royals 1 MINNEAPOLIS -- Phil Hughes pitched 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball and received some timely offensive support as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Saturday...
  • Yost avoids taxing bullpen in Royals' 4-1 loss to Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS Ned Yost stood nearby on Saturday evening as Yordano Ventura bounded from the Royals dugout and back toward the mound. It was the seventh inning of a one-run game, and Ventura remained part of the proceedings out of necessary. Yost had seen...
  • Josh Willingham keys Royals rally in 6-5 victory over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS Josh Willingham called this ballpark home for three years, but never experienced a winning season. On Aug. 5, in his final game as a Twin, he batted cleanup for a last-place team. A waiver claim saved him from another irrelevant summer,...
  • Royals embark on winnable road trip

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals open a nine-game 10-day road trip on Friday, but it is anything but a death march for a playoff contending team. EHarmony could not have...