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  • Alex Gordon's homer in 10th gives Royals a 7-6 win over Rangers

    ARLINGTON, Texas Greg Holland jogged out of the dugout, crossed the white of the third-base line and scooped a baseball off the mound. He had already squandered one chance this evening, blowing his first save in 302 days, only to be rescued by a...
  • Danny Duffy stumbles again as Royals fall to Rangers, 8-2

    ARLINGTON, Texas The vanishing act occurred in two stages. First the 97th and final pitch of Danny Duffy's latest meltdown disappeared over the right-field fence, powered by Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre. Duffy disappeared a few moments later,...
  • Royals edge Tigers 2-1 in 10 after long delay

    The Detroit hitters kept squaring around to bunt, and Greg Holland kept throwing pitches nowhere near his intended target. Then the Tigers finally put a ball in play, and Holland got exactly what he needed. Hernan Perez — batting only because...
  • Royals solidify AL Central lead with 2-1 win over Tigers

    DETROIT The deluge fell moments before the ninth inning was set to begin. The resourceful fans at Comerica Park held umbrellas. The desperate hid beneath ponchos and hoodies. The unprepared fled for the safety of the concourse. For the Royals and the...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals responded to Adam Wainwright's injury by winning 10 of their next 13. (2) 2. DODGERS: Each Zack Greinke start is becoming must-watch. Of course,...
  • Escobar homers, Royals cruise to 6-2 victory over Tigers

    DETROIT During a pregame meeting with Jeremy Guthrie, hours before a 6-2 Royals victory over Detroit, pitching coach Dave Eiland did not broach the subject. There was no need. The Kansas City bullpen limped into Saturday's game, with only three of their...
  • Hochevar pitches clean inning in return as Royals beat Indians, 7-4

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Luke Hochevar watched the last out of the fifth inning settle into an outfielder's glove. Inside the bullpen, he turned and tossed a baseball to Royals bullpen coach Doug Henry. The bullpen door opened and a big-league mound beckoned...
  • LEADING OFF: Royals get Holland back, Scherzer seeking help

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ CLOSING TIME The Royals plan to activate All-Star closer Greg Holland (strained pectoral muscle) before their game against Cleveland. It might be just in time, too. Fellow reliever...
  • No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help

    When the Detroit Tigers signed Joe Nathan before the 2014 season, they expected baseball's active saves leader to simply keep rolling. After a few too many bad outings, they traded for a backup plan in Joakim Soria, widely considered the top reliever on...
  • After brawl, Royals beat White Sox 3-2 in 13 innings

    The Kansas City Royals stayed in their fighting mood. They also stayed in their winning mood. A benches-clearing fight led to five ejections several innings before Eric Hosmer hit the go-ahead double in the 13th to lead the Royals to a 3-2 win over the...
  • Angels drop second consecutive game to Royals

    Angels drop second consecutive game to Royals
    KEY MOMENT: Within a span of six pitches in the fourth inning, Angels starter Jered Weaver gave up a two-run single to Alex Rios and hung a 2-and-2 changeup to Salvador Perez, who belted it into the left-field seats for a two-run homer that capped a five-...