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  • Marlins' Urena appeals penalty for hitting Acuna, can play

    Marlins' Urena appeals penalty for hitting Acuna, can play

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:21:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto (11) stands between pitcher Jose Urena (62) and Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker (43) as the dugouts empty after Urena hit Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. with a pitch during the first inning o...(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto (11) stands between pitcher Jose Urena (62) and Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker (43) as the dugouts empty after Urena hit Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. with a pitch during the first inning o...
    Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena is appealing his six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves with a pitch. Urena was in uniform and Marlins manager Don Mattingly didn't rule out...More >
    Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena is appealing his six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves with a pitch. Urena was in uniform and Marlins manager Don Mattingly didn't rule out using him this weekend at Washington.More >
  • Correction: Mets-Phillies story

    Correction: Mets-Phillies story

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 23:56:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). New York Mets' Jose Bautista, center, high-fives Wilmer Flores after Bautista hit a grand slam during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Tom Mihalek). New York Mets' Jose Bautista, center, high-fives Wilmer Flores after Bautista hit a grand slam during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Philadelphia.
    Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs and the New York Mets set a franchise record for runs, forcing the Phillies to use two position players for the final three innings of 24-4 victory in...More >
    Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs and the New York Mets set a franchise record for runs, forcing the Phillies to use two position players for the final three innings of 24-4 victory in the first game of a doubleheader.More >
  • Braves' rookie Acuna back in lineup, fails to homer in loss

    Braves' rookie Acuna back in lineup, fails to homer in loss

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-17 18:22:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) is tended to by a member of the training staff as Ozzie Albies talks to him after Acuna was hit by a pitch from Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena during the first inning of a baseb...(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) is tended to by a member of the training staff as Ozzie Albies talks to him after Acuna was hit by a pitch from Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena during the first inning of a baseb...
    Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. is day to day after being plunked on the left arm by Miami's Jose Urena.More >
    Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. is day to day after being plunked on the left arm by Miami's Jose Urena.More >
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  • Royals beat Blue Jays 6-2 after long delay to split series

    Royals beat Blue Jays 6-2 after long delay to split series

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-17 10:01:25 GMT
    Kansas City took the lead with a three-run fourth highlighted by Jorge Bonifacio's RBI triple. (AP)Kansas City took the lead with a three-run fourth highlighted by Jorge Bonifacio's RBI triple. (AP)

    Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series.

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    Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series.

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  • Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5

    Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:54 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:54:46 GMT
    Royals pitchers have yielded a major league-leading 10 grand slams. (KCTV5)Royals pitchers have yielded a major league-leading 10 grand slams. (KCTV5)
    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam, Marco Estrada pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night.

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    Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam, Marco Estrada pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night.

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  • Royals send Terrance Gore to Cubs for cash considerations

    Royals send Terrance Gore to Cubs for cash considerations

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:52:40 GMT
    In a tweet, the team announced it had traded speedy outfielder Terrance Gore to the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations. (AP)In a tweet, the team announced it had traded speedy outfielder Terrance Gore to the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations. (AP)
    In a tweet, the team announced it had traded speedy outfielder Terrance Gore to the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations. (AP)In a tweet, the team announced it had traded speedy outfielder Terrance Gore to the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations. (AP)

    The Kansas City Royals traded away another fan-favorite from their run to back-to-back World Series appearances on Wednesday.

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    The Kansas City Royals traded away another fan-favorite from their run to back-to-back World Series appearances on Wednesday.

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  • Pillar homers in 8th to lift Blue Jays over Royals 6-5

    Pillar homers in 8th to lift Blue Jays over Royals 6-5

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:15:52 GMT
    Adalberto Mondesi had a career-high four hits, including two doubles, stole three bases, drove in a run and scored a run for Kansas City. (KCTV5)Adalberto Mondesi had a career-high four hits, including two doubles, stole three bases, drove in a run and scored a run for Kansas City. (KCTV5)
    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Kevin Pillar hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Tuesday night.

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    Kevin Pillar hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Tuesday night.

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  • Royals spoil Reid-Foley's debut, beat Blue Jays 3-1

    Royals spoil Reid-Foley's debut, beat Blue Jays 3-1

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-08-14 09:46:16 GMT
    O'Hearn, a rookie who entered hitting .130 with three RBIs, hit an opposite-field homer on Reid-Foley's first pitch with Brett Phillips aboard with two outs in the second. (KCTV5)O'Hearn, a rookie who entered hitting .130 with three RBIs, hit an opposite-field homer on Reid-Foley's first pitch with Brett Phillips aboard with two outs in the second. (KCTV5)

    Ryan O'Hearn homered and drove in a career-high three runs, Brad Keller threw seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Monday night to spoil Sean Reid-Foley's major league debut.

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    Ryan O'Hearn homered and drove in a career-high three runs, Brad Keller threw seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Monday night to spoil Sean Reid-Foley's major league debut.

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  • Former Royals reliever Hochevar to retire, MLB.com report says

    Former Royals reliever Hochevar to retire, MLB.com report says

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:16:51 GMT
    Luke Hochevar (AP File Photo)Luke Hochevar (AP File Photo)
    Luke Hochevar (AP File Photo)Luke Hochevar (AP File Photo)

    Former Kansas City Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar announced his retirement Monday evening. 

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    Former Kansas City Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar announced his retirement Monday evening. 

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  • Fillmyer gets first big league win as Royals top Cubs 9-0

    Fillmyer gets first big league win as Royals top Cubs 9-0

    Thursday, August 9 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-08-09 11:15:07 GMT
    The Royals snapped a six-game losing streak. (AP)The Royals snapped a six-game losing streak. (AP)

    Heath Fillmyer allowed three singles over seven innings for his first major league win, Adalberto Mondesi and Drew Butera each drove in three, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 9-0 Wednesday night.

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    Heath Fillmyer allowed three singles over seven innings for his first major league win, Adalberto Mondesi and Drew Butera each drove in three, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 9-0 Wednesday night.

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  • Montgomery, Bote lead Cubs to 5-0 victory over Royals

    Montgomery, Bote lead Cubs to 5-0 victory over Royals

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-08-08 08:15:53 GMT
    The Royals have lost six straight and are 14-43 since May 30. They are tied with Baltimore for the worst record, 34-79, in the majors. (KCTV5)The Royals have lost six straight and are 14-43 since May 30. They are tied with Baltimore for the worst record, 34-79, in the majors. (KCTV5)
    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Mike Montgomery allowed five hits over six-plus innings, David Bote drove in a career-high three runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Tuesday night.

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    Mike Montgomery allowed five hits over six-plus innings, David Bote drove in a career-high three runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Tuesday night.

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  • Baez homers, Hamels sharp again in Cubs' 3-1 win over Royals

    Baez homers, Hamels sharp again in Cubs' 3-1 win over Royals

    Tuesday, August 7 2018 4:23 AM EDT2018-08-07 08:23:52 GMT
    The Royals have lost five straight and are tied with the Baltimore Orioles for the worst record in the majors at 34-78. (KCTV5)The Royals have lost five straight and are tied with the Baltimore Orioles for the worst record in the majors at 34-78. (KCTV5)
    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Javier Baez went deep, Cole Hamels pitched six strong innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Monday night. 

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    Javier Baez went deep, Cole Hamels pitched six strong innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Monday night. 

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  • Cave's grand slam lifts Twins past Royals

    Cave's grand slam lifts Twins past Royals

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    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Rookie Jake Cave hit his first career grand slam and closer Fernando Rodney survived a chaotic ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Sunday.

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    Rookie Jake Cave hit his first career grand slam and closer Fernando Rodney survived a chaotic ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Sunday.

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  • Berrios goes 7 as Twins beat Royals 8-2

    Berrios goes 7 as Twins beat Royals 8-2

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    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Max Kepler had three hits, including a two-run homer that put Minnesota ahead to stay, and Jose Berrios threw seven sharp innings to help the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Saturday night.

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    Max Kepler had three hits, including a two-run homer that put Minnesota ahead to stay, and Jose Berrios threw seven sharp innings to help the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Saturday night.

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  • Twins wait through rain delays to beat Royals 6-4

    Twins wait through rain delays to beat Royals 6-4

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    Jake Cave drew a bases-loaded walk in the fifth inning and the Minnesota Twins endured a pair of rain delays before finally beating the Kansas City Royals 6-4 in a game that ended early Saturday morning.

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    Jake Cave drew a bases-loaded walk in the fifth inning and the Minnesota Twins endured a pair of rain delays before finally beating the Kansas City Royals 6-4 in a game that ended early Saturday morning.

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  • Abreu, Palka homer as White Sox rally to top Royals 6-4

    Abreu, Palka homer as White Sox rally to top Royals 6-4

    Friday, August 3 2018 5:35 AM EDT2018-08-03 09:35:47 GMT
    In a matchup of teams on track to both lose 100 or more games, the White Sox avoided getting swept in the three-game series. (KCTV5)In a matchup of teams on track to both lose 100 or more games, the White Sox avoided getting swept in the three-game series. (KCTV5)
    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Jose Abreu hit a tying home run off Jason Adam in the eighth and pinch-hitter Daniel Palka had a three-run homer off Jason Hammel later in the inning, leading the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Thursday.

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    Jose Abreu hit a tying home run off Jason Adam in the eighth and pinch-hitter Daniel Palka had a three-run homer off Jason Hammel later in the inning, leading the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Thursday.

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  • Perez, Duffy named Royals Player, Pitcher of the Month for July

    Perez, Duffy named Royals Player, Pitcher of the Month for July

    Thursday, August 2 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-08-02 15:58:07 GMT
    The Kansas City Royals announced Thursday that catcher Salvador Perez and left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the month of July. (AP)The Kansas City Royals announced Thursday that catcher Salvador Perez and left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the month of July. (AP)
    The Kansas City Royals announced Thursday that catcher Salvador Perez and left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the month of July. (AP)The Kansas City Royals announced Thursday that catcher Salvador Perez and left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the month of July. (AP)

    The Kansas City Royals announced Thursday that catcher Salvador Perez and left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the month of July.

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    The Kansas City Royals announced Thursday that catcher Salvador Perez and left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the month of July.

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  • Gordon homers as Royals beat White Sox 10-5

    Gordon homers as Royals beat White Sox 10-5

    Thursday, August 2 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-08-02 09:45:00 GMT
    Gordon's drive to right off Tyler Danish made it 10-1 in the sixth. It was Gordon's first homer since July 10 and No. 7 on the year. (AP)Gordon's drive to right off Tyler Danish made it 10-1 in the sixth. It was Gordon's first homer since July 10 and No. 7 on the year. (AP)

    Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and drove in four, helping the Kansas City Royals pound the sloppy Chicago White Sox 10-5 on Wednesday night.

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    Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and drove in four, helping the Kansas City Royals pound the sloppy Chicago White Sox 10-5 on Wednesday night.

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  • O'Hearn homers as Royals beat White Sox 4-2

    O'Hearn homers as Royals beat White Sox 4-2

    Wednesday, August 1 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-08-01 09:55:43 GMT
    O'Hearn, an eighth-round pick in the 2014 draft, was promoted from Triple-A Omaha before the game. He turned 25 on Thursday. (AP)O'Hearn, an eighth-round pick in the 2014 draft, was promoted from Triple-A Omaha before the game. He turned 25 on Thursday. (AP)
    O'Hearn, an eighth-round pick in the 2014 draft, was promoted from Triple-A Omaha before the game. He turned 25 on Thursday. (AP)O'Hearn, an eighth-round pick in the 2014 draft, was promoted from Triple-A Omaha before the game. He turned 25 on Thursday. (AP)

    Ryan O'Hearn hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, helping Danny Duffy and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.

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    Ryan O'Hearn hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, helping Danny Duffy and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.

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  • First hit for Royals' Ryan O'Hearn leaves the ballpark

    First hit for Royals' Ryan O'Hearn leaves the ballpark

    Tuesday, July 31 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-08-01 02:05:46 GMT
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    (AP File Photo)(AP File Photo)

    In what has been classified as an embarrassing season by Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore, there was one shining light for the team on Tuesday.

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    In what has been classified as an embarrassing season by Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore, there was one shining light for the team on Tuesday.

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  • JA Happ dominant in winning Yankees debut, 6-3 over Royals

    JA Happ dominant in winning Yankees debut, 6-3 over Royals

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    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    J.A. Happ made the midseason impact the Yankees hoped for, pitching one-run ball over six innings to win his New York debut 6-3 over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

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    J.A. Happ made the midseason impact the Yankees hoped for, pitching one-run ball over six innings to win his New York debut 6-3 over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

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  • Yankees rally late, beat Royals 5-4 to split doubleheader

    Yankees rally late, beat Royals 5-4 to split doubleheader

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    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Greg Bird homered to begin a two-run rally in the eighth inning as the New York Yankees survived a rough outing, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Saturday for a split of their day-night doubleheader.

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    Greg Bird homered to begin a two-run rally in the eighth inning as the New York Yankees survived a rough outing, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Saturday for a split of their day-night doubleheader.

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  • Brewers acquire Mike Moustakas from the Royals

    Brewers acquire Mike Moustakas from the Royals

    Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas waits to bat against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Monday, July 9, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas waits to bat against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Monday, July 9, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
    Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas waits to bat against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Monday, July 9, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas waits to bat against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Monday, July 9, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired third baseman Mike Moustakas from the Kansas City Royals.

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    The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired third baseman Mike Moustakas from the Kansas City Royals.

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  • Judge hit by pitch, leaves early as Yankees beat Royals 7-2

    Judge hit by pitch, leaves early as Yankees beat Royals 7-2

    Friday, July 27 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-07-27 09:56:34 GMT
    Junis (5-11) is 0-8 in 10 starts since beating the Yankees in mid-May. He has allowed a major league-high 25 home runs, and the drive-by Gregorius made it 6-0 in the fourth. (File Photo)Junis (5-11) is 0-8 in 10 starts since beating the Yankees in mid-May. He has allowed a major league-high 25 home runs, and the drive-by Gregorius made it 6-0 in the fourth. (File Photo)
    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was hit on his right wrist by a pitch and forced to leave early Thursday night, overshadowing New York's 7-2 romp past the Kansas City Royals. 

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    Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was hit on his right wrist by a pitch and forced to leave early Thursday night, overshadowing New York's 7-2 romp past the Kansas City Royals. 

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  • Moustakas gets RBI double in possible Royals' home finale

    Moustakas gets RBI double in possible Royals' home finale

    Wednesday, July 25 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-25 21:36:23 GMT
    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Mike Moustakas had two hits, including a run-scoring double, in what might have been his final home game for the Kansas City Royals, an 8-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

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    Mike Moustakas had two hits, including a run-scoring double, in what might have been his final home game for the Kansas City Royals, an 8-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

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  • Infamous 'Pine Tar' game still a Royals highlight, even 35 years later

    Infamous 'Pine Tar' game still a Royals highlight, even 35 years later

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-07-24 22:29:21 GMT

    There have been thousands and thousands of great Kansas City Royals memories over the years, but one of the greatest remains the infamous “Pine Tar” game.

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    There have been thousands and thousands of great Kansas City Royals memories over the years, but one of the greatest remains the infamous “Pine Tar” game.

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  • Tigers score 3 in ninth to defeat Royals 5-4

    Tigers score 3 in ninth to defeat Royals 5-4

    Tuesday, July 24 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-07-24 09:47:26 GMT
    After Adduci's double off Brandon Maurer tied it, Jason Hamel replaced Maurer and gave up a first-pitch RBI double to McCann, his third hit, to put the Tigers ahead. (File Photo)After Adduci's double off Brandon Maurer tied it, Jason Hamel replaced Maurer and gave up a first-pitch RBI double to McCann, his third hit, to put the Tigers ahead. (File Photo)
    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Jim Adduci delivered a two-run double in the ninth and scored the go-ahead run on James McCann's double as the Detroit Tigers rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

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    Jim Adduci delivered a two-run double in the ninth and scored the go-ahead run on James McCann's double as the Detroit Tigers rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

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  • WATCH: Royals' Drew Butera hits inside-the-park home run

    WATCH: Royals' Drew Butera hits inside-the-park home run

    Sunday, July 22 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-07-22 20:57:16 GMT
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    (File Photo)(File Photo)

    If you were to rank the odds of a Royals player hitting an inside-the-park home run, catcher Drew Butera may or may not be high on that list.  

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    If you were to rank the odds of a Royals player hitting an inside-the-park home run, catcher Drew Butera may or may not be high on that list.  

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  • Perez homers, Royals hold off Twins 4-2

    Perez homers, Royals hold off Twins 4-2

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    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    Salvador Perez homered, reliever Brian Flynn picked up the win with three scoreless innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Saturday night.

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    Salvador Perez homered, reliever Brian Flynn picked up the win with three scoreless innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Saturday night.

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  • Royals acquire Brian Goodwin from Washington for Jacob Condra-Bogan

    Royals acquire Brian Goodwin from Washington for Jacob Condra-Bogan

    Sunday, July 22 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-07-22 17:27:26 GMT
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    Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)Glenn Sparkman, who was making his first big league start, was removed after four innings and 75 pitches. He gave up two runs and four hits. (KCTV5)

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired outfielder Brian Goodwin from the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan. 

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    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired outfielder Brian Goodwin from the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan. 

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  • Salvador Perez to start fifth-straight All-Star Game

    Salvador Perez to start fifth-straight All-Star Game

    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-07-15 01:47:21 GMT
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    The MLB has announced that Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez will be the American League’s starting catcher for the fifth-straight season at the 89th All-Star Game.

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    The MLB has announced that Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez will be the American League’s starting catcher for the fifth-straight season at the 89th All-Star Game.

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  • Sale strikes out 12 as Red Sox beat Royals 10-5

    Sale strikes out 12 as Red Sox beat Royals 10-5

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    Chris Sale struck out 12 in six innings, Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 10-5 on Friday night.

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    Chris Sale struck out 12 in six innings, Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 10-5 on Friday night.

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  • Montas, Davis lead Athletics past Royals 7-2

    Montas, Davis lead Athletics past Royals 7-2

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    Frankie Montas pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning to win his third straight start since being called up from the minors and Khris Davis homered twice to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 7-2 victory over the...

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    Frankie Montas pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning to win his third straight start since being called up from the minors and Khris Davis homered twice to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 7-2 victory over the Kansas...

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  • Royals option five players to triple-A Omaha

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