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  • Royals' Shields flirts with perfection in Oakland

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Royals' Shields flirts with perfection in Oakland OAKLAND, Calif. -- Kansas City Royals right-hander James Shields pitched complete games against the Oakland Athletics in his previous two starts at...
  • Lester beats Royals in A's debut

    The Sports Xchange Lester beats Royals in A's debut OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jon Lester, so long a presence for the Boston Red Sox, did his usual thing on Saturday, but in a green-and-gold A's uniform. After 242 games with the Red Sox, Lester made his...
  • Jon Lester gets win in A's debut against Royals

    OAKLAND, Calif. The three trade-deadline acquisitions who were introduced as the newest members of the A's wasted little time a day later in making major contributions in Saturday's 8-3 victory over Kansas City. Starter Jon Lester held the Royals to...
  • Hosmer headed for disabled list

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND -- Eric Hosmer will go on the disabled list on Saturday with a non-displaced fracture in his right hand and now the Royals look for offensive hits for the next month or so....
  • Eric Hosmer undergoes CT-scan to rule out surgery; Royals explain process on injured hand

    OAKLAND On Friday morning, Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer underwent a CT-scan on his injured right hand, as the club aimed to rule out the unlikely possibility of season-ending surgery. In the afternoon, the head of the team's training staff sought...
  • Royals quiet at trading deadline

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH While the Royals are in the thick of the playoff race, four games behind the Tigers in the American League Central and in the hunt for a playoff spot, they did not make a move before...
  • Sam Mellinger: Royals can blame themselves for being losers at the trade deadline

    The Royals were never going to win at this trade deadline. Never. If you thought there was a big trade coming, something to bolster this talented and flawed team in a critical season, you may have been sniffing toxic gas. You should probably stop doing...
  • Royals rally with sixth-inning outburst to beat Twins, 3-2

    The self-proclaimed fan wore a blue pullover and lingered at the base of the dugout steps. Ned Yost occupied a prime vantage point for the latest lukewarm offensive exhibition by the Royals. Yost manages this baseball team, but in the hours before a 3-...
  • Royals need offense, but at what cost?

    The Sports Xchange Royals need offense, but at what cost?KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals continue to burn up cellphone minutes looking for help on the trade market. The Royals, who are hoping to end a 28-year playoff drought, would like to upgrade...
  • Gibson, Twins edge Royals

    The Sports Xchange Gibson, Twins edge Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There are two sides to Minnesota Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson. In eight of his 20 starts, Gibson did not allow a run. In four starts, he failed to make it through three innings. The...
  • Royals' Vargas close to return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Jason Vargas threw a four-inning simulated game Tuesday and could be ready to return to the rotation by the end of the week. The Royals are listing "to be announced"...