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  • Royals edge Cardinals in rain-shortened game, 3-2

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The skies were polite on Saturday. They waited until Edinson Volquez finished the top of the sixth inning before drenching Kauffman Stadium. Volquez jogged off the diamond when torrents of rain began to fall, providing meteorological...
  • Pius X and Easton score semifinal victories

    The Pius X baseball team understands what's at stake. A loss in the district playoffs would not only mean an end to the season, but an end to the program. Due to low enrollment, the school will close its doors at the end of the school year. So when...
  • Larkin opponents have double trouble in Jon and Dan Lenz

    Larkin opponents have double trouble in Jon and Dan Lenz
    It's like playing catch with yourself. Larkin pitcher Jon Lenz peers in, gets the signal and fires to someone who looks a lot like he does — twin brother and catcher Dan Lenz. They look and think alike — on most things baseball-related,...
  • Aurora Christian's R.D. Lutze has reason for choosing baseball as first love

    Aurora Christian's R.D. Lutze has reason for choosing baseball as first love
    While he loved both basketball and baseball going into last spring, Aurora Christian junior R.D. Lutze had a clear passion, and it was on the hardwood. Following the Eagles' run to the sectional title game last spring and scouts increasingly noticing his...
  • Paxton settles down, pitches Mariners past Blue Jays, 3-2

    TORONTO The game appeared to be spiraling out of control in the first inning. James Paxton had given up a leadoff double to Josh Donaldson and then issued a walk to Jose Bautista, which included a wild pitch on ball four that moved Donaldson to third...
  • Royals blank Cardinals, 5-0, claim best record in baseball

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kansas City Royals cast themselves as underdogs during their jaunt to the World Series last season. They relied on scrap and pluck. They manufactured runs and clenched their knuckles white en route to victory. The team expected to...
  • Crunching the numbers for Cubs, White Sox

    Crunching the numbers for Cubs, White Sox
    The approaching Memorial Day weekend means baseball players on teams off to bad starts finally can stop saying, “It’s still early.” One quarter of the major-league season has passed, enough time to assess everyone’s strengths and...
  • Royals match franchise-record scoreless streak in 7-1 win over Reds

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. As he removed his batting gloves and stared in left field, Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier looked incredulous. All around Kauffman Stadium, fans stood to salute the latest daredevil fielding exhibition from the Royals' Alex...
  • Jimmy Paredes and his impressive plate coverage

    Jimmy Paredes and his impressive plate coverage
    I’m not sure what’s left to say about Jimmy Paredes this month, except that the longer you watch him, the more you have to think this is more than just a random hot streak. Paredes, 26, had two hits, including a home run,¬†and four RBIs on...
  • Baseball notes: Former Dodger Rafael Furcal retires after 14 seasons

    Baseball notes: Former Dodger Rafael Furcal retires after 14 seasons
    Former National League rookie of the year Rafael Furcal has retired after 14 major league seasons. Furcal, an infielder who played for the Dodgers from 2006 until they traded him to St. Louis in 2011, signed a minor league contract with Kansas City during...
  • Ventura pitches seven shutout innings as Royals top Reds, 3-0

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Breaking down last season's record, the Royals didn't reach the postseason because of their success at home, three games above .500. They barely broke even against their Central Division rivals. But the Royals dominated the National...