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  • Royals take over first place with win

    The Sports Xchange Royals take over first place with win KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit...
  • Royals move into first place in AL Central

    Royals move into first place in AL Central
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500. How things have changed...
  • 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...
  • Game roundup: Scherzer wins 14th, Tigers stop Pirates

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: Adds Nats-Mets game Game roundup: Scherzer wins 14th, Tigers stop Pirates DETROIT -- Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 14 batters and collected his American League-leading 14th victory as the Detroit...
  • Rolling Royals win again, top A's 7-3

    With his speed, Royals center fielder Jarrod Dyson can giveth and taketh away about as fast as anybody in baseball. So it was Thursday. In the span of two innings, Dyson lost a ball in the sun that cost the Royals a lead, and sliced a run scoring...
  • Royals 7, Athletics 3

    (Updated: UPDATING: Altering the first graph) Royals 7, Athletics 3: Nori Aoki ripped a go-ahead two-run triple to highlight a five-run rally in the seventh inning as host Kansas City claimed three victories in the four-game series. Billy Butler...
  • Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense

    The Sports Xchange Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adding another bat for the stretch run, the Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder/designated hitter Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins on Monday for minor...
  • Danny Duffy falters, gives up grand slam in Royals' 5-2 loss to Rockies

    DENVER An orderly evening crumbled around Danny Duffy in Wednesday's sixth inning, and he found himself swept away by the onrushing debris. The sequence cost the Royals a game in a 5-2 defeat to the Colorado Rockies, reminded of Duffy's ongoing maturation...
  • McBride's slam lifts Rockies past Royals

    McBride's slam lifts Rockies past Royals DENVER -- Matt McBride returned to the Colorado Rockies shortly before the start of Tuesday's game, made his first start Wednesday and seized the opportunity with one memorable swing. The first baseman hit a...
  • Royals stay hot, rally past A's

    Royals stay hot, rally past A's KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Oakland Athletics had the Kansas City Royals on the ropes in the sixth inning, but could not put them away. Right fielder Nori Aoki's two-run triple in the seventh inning put the Kansas City...