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Jeff Francis

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  • Royals Option Mazzaro to AAA Omaha

    Royals Option Mazzaro to AAA Omaha
    The Kansas City Royals have optioned right-handed pitcher Vin Mazzaro to Omaha and returned right-handed pitchers Louis Coleman, Luis Mendoza and Zach Miner, and infielders Irving Falu and Lance Zawadzki to minor league camp, the team announced on...
  • Verlander Beats Royals For Historic 12th Win Of Season

    Verlander Beats Royals For Historic 12th Win Of Season
    As temperatures neared 100 and Justin Verlander's pitch count mounted, Jim Leyland thought seriously about replacing his hard-working All-Star.  But with whom? "No matter where I looked — my bullpen, their bullpen, in the stands — I couldn't...
  • Royals will go with 6 for a while

    Royals will go with 6 for a while
    Kansas City manager Ned Yost says the Royals will go with a six-man rotation at least until the All-Star break. Kyle Davies is ready to come off the disabled list and rookie Danny Duffy is pitching well enough that the Royals don't want to send him down....
  • Royals Lose Game One in San Diego

    Royals Lose Game One in San Diego
    Despite being 13 games under .500, the Kansas City Royals at least make things interesting. Ryan Ludwick hit a two-run homer, Mat Latos won for the first time in four starts and the San Diego Padres beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Monday night.    ...
  • Royals beat Angels, 7-3

    Royals beat Angels, 7-3
    Jeff Francis pitched seven strong innings and rookie Eric Hosmer drove in two runs in a five-run third as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 on Tuesday night. Alex Gordon and Chris Getz both had three hits for the Royals, who...
  • Francis gets first win, Royals beat Cards 3-0

    Francis gets first win, Royals beat Cards 3-0
    Jeff Francis threw 7 2-3 innings, outdueling Chris Carpenter and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Francis (1-5), who had pitched well several times while failing to get his first win since...
  • Jeff Francis gets first win as Royals top Cards

    Jeff Francis gets first win as Royals top Cards
    Jeff Francis threw 7 2-3 innings, outdueling Chris Carpenter and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Francis (1-5), who had pitched well several times while failing to get his first win since...
  • Royals drop 2nd straight to Tigers

    Royals drop 2nd straight to Tigers
    Brad Penny pitched eight scoreless innings with the help of some terrific Detroit fielding, and the Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Saturday for their seventh straight victory. Detroit scored three runs in the first inning, then held on for its...
  • Tigers Win 7th In a Row; Beat Royals 3-0

    Tigers Win 7th In a Row; Beat Royals 3-0
    Brad Penny tossed eight solid scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta reached a career milestone, as the streaking Detroit Tigers topped The Kansas City Royals, 3-0, to take the first two contests of a three- game set. Penny (4-3) scattered five hits in the...
  • Hochevar done for the season

    Hochevar done for the season
    Luke Hochevar has made his final start of the season, the third Kansas City Royals starter to be shut down in September. Manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Hochevar - who has thrown a career-high 198 innings, 90 more than last season when he missed 2½...
  • Santiago's homer gives Tigers 2-1 win over Royals

    Santiago's homer gives Tigers 2-1 win over Royals
    Ramon Santiago hit a solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Santiago, who entered the game in the eighth as a pinch-runner, lifted Aaron Crow's pitch over the right-...