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  • Royals cut ties with Chen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Bruce Chen began the season in the Royals' rotation, but was designated for assignment Friday. Chen had been used sparingly out of the bullpen...
  • Royals' Ventura to miss start

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura will skip his Wednesday start because of a sore back. "After his last start, he started experiencing some mid-back...
  • 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-...
  • Robin Ventura: Feeling not as dire as last July

    Robin Ventura: Feeling not as dire as last July
    Rumors automatically increase in July in anticipation of the trade deadline at the end of the month, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he knows his team won't be exempt. "It's natural for every team to have those kind of things," Ventura said....
  • 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...
  • Royals load up for stretch run

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals have added veterans designated hitter-outfielder Raul Ibanez, designated hitter-outfielder Josh Willingham, right-handed pitcher Jason...
  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    I was curious. In your opinion, had the Sox kept their closer, Addison Reed, would they be leading the Central division this season? -- Mark P., Crestwood Sorry, but no. It's easy to look at the ups and downs of the bullpen and place the blame there,...
  • Warm welcome for Willingham

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Willingham received a Kauffman Stadium standing ovation after his first Royals at-bat -- a double to the left-field corner in the second inning Tuesday...
  • A's rout K.C., end Royals' 8-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange A's rout K.C., end Royals' 8-game win streak KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Donaldson went deep, and Brandon Moss went the opposite way. Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, and Moss matched his career high with four hits as the...
  • Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adding another bat for the stretch run, the Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder/designated hitter Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins on Monday for...
  • Tailspin infectious for White Sox relievers

    Tailspin infectious for White Sox relievers
    SEATTLE — White Sox bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen said he knows from experience what it can be like to be a part of a relief staff that collectively is "snowballing in a bad way." Entering Friday night's game against the Mariners at Safeco Field,...