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  • Royals' bullpen gets a well-deserved breather

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- And on the third day, the Kansas City Royals' bullpen rested. Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie's first complete game of the season -- the Royals' first complete game of the...
  • Royals' Shields at his best in Oakland

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- There's something about the O.co Coliseum that brings out the best in Kansas City Royals right-hander James Shields. Shields pitched complete games in his...
  • Hosmer headed for disabled list

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND -- Eric Hosmer will go on the disabled list on Saturday with a non-displaced fracture in his right hand and now the Royals look for offensive hits for the next month or so....
  • Royals quiet at trading deadline

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH While the Royals are in the thick of the playoff race, four games behind the Tigers in the American League Central and in the hunt for a playoff spot, they did not make a move before...
  • Royals rally with sixth-inning outburst to beat Twins, 3-2

    The self-proclaimed fan wore a blue pullover and lingered at the base of the dugout steps. Ned Yost occupied a prime vantage point for the latest lukewarm offensive exhibition by the Royals. Yost manages this baseball team, but in the hours before a 3-...
  • Royals need offense, but at what cost?

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals continue to burn up cellphone minutes looking for help on the trade market. The Royals, who are hoping to end a 28-year playoff drought, would like to upgrade their...
  • Royals' Vargas close to return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Jason Vargas threw a four-inning simulated game Tuesday and could be ready to return to the rotation by the end of the week. The Royals are listing "to be announced"...
  • Royals make room for Colon with trade of Valencia

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH Wanting to find room for former first-round pick Christian Colon, the Royals traded backup third baseman Danny Valencia to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for catcher Erik Kratz...
  • It's OK to wear your Sox on your sleeve

    There's something about White Sox baseball this year that reminds me of that summer romance where you're on an emotional roller coaster. You're dancing on clouds, feeling like the center of the universe one minute, and singing emo music feeling like...
  • Reader Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    What's with Ronald Belisario? He pitches three extra innings (with one run) after the Sox blow a lead in the ninth, and (then) he pitches two scoreless set-up innings in Boston. But as a ninth inning closer, he can't find the plate or get anybody out....
  • White Sox's Jose Abreu isn't into nickname game

    MINNEAPOLIS — White Sox broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson has coined several memorable nicknames to players over the years, including "Big Hurt" for Frank Thomas, "One Dog" for Lance Johnson and "El Caballo" for Carlos Lee. Harrelson's latest...