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  • Royals complete sweep of host Astros

    Royals complete sweep of host Astros HOUSTON -- It didn't take long for Royals ace right-hander James Shields to tip his hand on Thursday night, to put the Houston Astros on alert in discovering just how difficult of a task they were set to face at...
  • James Shields strikes out 12 as Royals sweep Astros

    HOUSTON The streak began in the sixth inning of a 5-1 Royals victory, when James Shields left Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler numb with a 92-mph fastball at the thighs. Six batters later, third baseman Matt Dominguez stared at a 90-mph fastball at the...
  • Drew Sharp: After shaky start, Tigers' Max Scherzer shows a few tricks up his sleeves

    DETROIT Were there initial nerves, even if only a touch? How could there not be? Max Scherzer shook off the assertion. But there definitely was something wrong with the reigning Cy Young Award winner. Scherzer threw up his hands in frustration during...
  • Royals fall to Rays in pitchers' duel

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The temporary second baseman sprawled across the dirt. Danny Valencia, a backup third baseman filling in on emergency duty, dived in vain to snag a ground-ball single that cost the Royals in a 1-0 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday. The...
  • G Force: Gordon, Guthrie and Giavotella spark Royals' win over Rays

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. As the ball jumped off Alex Gordon's bat and rose toward the right-field seats, the relief could be felt throughout Kauffman Stadium. On the field. In the dugout. And especially in the grandstands. They all exhaled when Gordon's three-...
  • Sam Mellinger: Wade Davis' brilliance in setup role is a heartening sight for Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The moment will be lost in the show of a home opener. The moment will be buried because of 13 hits and seven runs and the first win of this new Royals' season. The moment will be buried because Mike Moustakas and Alcides Escobar are...
  • Royals defeat White Sox in home opener

    KANSAS CITY, MO. The chant arose in the ninth inning, as Greg Holland finished carving up the White Sox lineup in the final moments of a 7-5 victory. "Let's go Royals," shouted those remaining from the 40,103 assembled here at Kauffman Stadium, those...
  • It's Ian Kinsler's turn to deliver walk-off hit for Tigers

    DETROIT The Detroit Tigers have won their first two games of the season in walk-off fashion. The only other time they did that was slightly before the advent of instant replay. It happened in their first year, 1901, according to the Elias Sports Bureau....
  • Tigers rally past Royals

    DETROIT Manager Brad Ausmus could have sent left-handed Don Kelly up to pinch-hit for right-handed Alex Gonzalez with two out in the seventh, the Detroit Tigers down a run and a runner on second. The Royals didn't have a left-hander warming up, so Kelly...
  • Brewers seeing for the future

    One thing will never change in baseball. You must have solid pitching to win. But it doesn't hurt to be strong up the middle. "It's kind of the backbone of the team," said Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy. "If you think about the team as a...
  • Angels extend streak to seven games with 7-0 victory over Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Buckner threw five shutout innings in his Angels debut, and Hank Conger and Josh Hamilton each homered in a 7-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium, extending the Angels’ winning streak to...
  • Grand Slam helps Indians defeat Royals

    Grand Slam helps Indians defeat Royals
    Lonnie Chisenhall hit his first career grand slam, Scott Kazmir pitched into the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Saturday night.     Chisenhall's homer in the sixth broke open a 1-0 game and hit off the...