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  • A.J. Ellis takes one for team in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Royals

    A.J. Ellis takes one for team in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Royals
    Some hits do not help the batting average, but they can win games. The Dodgers were locked in a 4-4 tie with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night when A.J. Ellis came to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Normally this is an...
  • Red Sox Knock Royals Out Of First Place

    Red Sox Knock Royals Out Of First Place
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled twice and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night, knocking the Royals out of first place in the American League Central. The Royals' loss, coupled with...
  • Royals Spoil Yankees' Jeter Day Celebration

    Royals Spoil Yankees' Jeter Day Celebration
    NEW YORK -- Rookie Yordano Ventura and three relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Kansas City Royals spoiled a day honoring Derek Jeter with a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. The first pitch was delayed 25 minutes as the...
  • Tigers down Royals to open big AL Central series

    DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set. Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
  • Jeremy Guthrie out-pitches Freddy Garcia as Royals beat Orioles in series finale

    Jeremy Guthrie out-pitches Freddy Garcia as Royals beat Orioles in series finale
    Jeremy Guthrie received a warm reception from the crowd at Camden Yards when he took the mound Thursday for the first time here since he was traded away before last season. Then the Kansas City Royals right-hander did his part to beat his former team,...
  • Orioles rookie Henry Urrutia starting at DH and batting eighth against Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals. Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
  • Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3

    Royals score winning run in the ninth to beat the Orioles 4-3
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the Orioles scraped across a run in the eighth inning to take a two-run lead on the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, it seemed like it would be enough to ensure a win, especially given the way left-hander Wei-Yin Chen...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations on playing small ball and Wei-Yin Chen's tough-luck outing

    Orioles thoughts and observations on playing small ball and Wei-Yin Chen's tough-luck outing
    As well as Wei-Yin Chen pitched through his first seven innings in a 4-3 loss to the Royals on Wednesday night, one of the main storylines of the night ended up being how the Orioles couldn’t score more runs off Kansas City starter Ervin Santana....
  • Orioles end road trip with three straight losses to the Royals

    Orioles end road trip with three straight losses to the Royals
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. –- As promising as the Orioles’ seven-game road trip to Texas and Kansas City was through their first four games, this was not the way they wanted it to end. After winning the first four games, including a three-game sweep...
  • Royals spoil Machado's debut and snap Orioles' five-game win streak

    Royals spoil Machado's debut and snap Orioles' five-game win streak
    Thursday at Camden Yards was supposed to be about third baseman Manny Machado, the Orioles' top hitting prospect, who was making his big league debut directly out of Double-A. But to paraphrase one of Orioles manager Buck Showalter's favorite sayings,...
  • Jason Hammel stars in Orioles' 8-2 win over Royals

    Jason Hammel stars in Orioles' 8-2 win over Royals
    The size of the crowd at Camden Yards on Friday night even surprised Orioles manager Buck Showalter. Some of it could have been attributed to the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend. The postgame fireworks promotion probably brought a few out as well....