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  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke is treated rudely in Kansas City

    It took four years, but the good people of Kansas City finally got their chance to boo Zack Greinke. His days were good ones here. The Kansas City Royals made him a first-round draft pick, stuck by his side when he asked for time off to treat an anxiety...
  • 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...
  • Orioles notes and observations from 1-0 loss to Kansas City Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We’ve been talking — and writing — about how concerning the Orioles’ ballyhooed offense has been for most of this season. Saturday night’s 1-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals and left-hander Danny...
  • Orioles have seven hits but are shut out in 5-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals

    Orioles have seven hits but are shut out in 5-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals
    Top offseason acquisition Ubaldo Jimenez again failed to pick up his first win as an Oriole, but the club had a more pressing concern following Friday's 5-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals. First baseman Chris Davis, the majors' reigning home run and RBI...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    How did the White Sox get stuck with four blocks of 20 games without a day off (April, May-June, July-Aug, and Aug-Sept.)? I didn't go through the entire MLB schedule, but enough to see that some teams have maybe one of those blocks, and some teams have...
  • White Sox blank Royals on baseball's opening day

    White Sox blank Royals on baseball's opening day
    Chicagao, Ill. -- Chris Sale struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings and Tyler Flowers homered as Chicago edged visiting Kansas City on opening day. Sale (1-0), who was given a five-year, $32.5 million extension during spring training, scattered seven hits and...
  • 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-...