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  • Yost on playoff race: 'Just go play 'em out'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- Nobody said it was going to be easy; and, for the Royals, it hasn't been. Their quest to reach the playoffs for the first time since 1985 hit a speed bump in...
  • Indians 6, Royals 4

    Indians 6, Royals 4: Yan Gomes belted a three-run homer as host Cleveland staved off postseason elimination by averting a three-game series sweep. Michael Brantley collected three hits and Jose Ramirez and David Murphy each drove in runs to help the...
  • Indians stave off elimination with victory over Royals

    CLEVELAND The threat of elimination can be a powerful thing. At least it was for one night. The Indians had scored only one run against in the Kansas City Royals in the previous two games, suffering defeats that seemingly crushed their postseason hopes....
  • Royals split with Indians, gain in wild-card race

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds Oakland result in fourth graf Royals split with Indians, gain in wild-card race CLEVELAND -- In a pivotal day for two playoff-hungry teams, the Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals split a doubleheader of sorts...
  • Royals to resume suspended game Monday

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals will finish a suspended game Monday at the Cleveland Indians before playing their regular scheduled game. The game was suspended Aug. 31...
  • Tigers open ground on Royals

    The Sports Xchange Tigers open ground on Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- While the Detroit Tigers are inching toward their fourth straight American League Central crown, time is running on the Kansas City Royals. Pinch hitter Tyler Collins and center...
  • Tigers 3, Royals 2

    The Sports Xchange Tigers 3, Royals 2 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Pinch hitter Tyler Collins and center fielder Rajai Davis stroked RBI singles with two outs in the seventh as the Detroit Tigers edged the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Saturday. Max Scherzer (17-5)...
  • Royals fall to Tigers, 3-2, after controversial call, missed opportunities

    Inside a losing clubhouse, in the wake of falling yet again to Detroit, the Royals exhibited gloom and confusion. A team official contacted MLB headquarters to see if the club could protest Saturday's 3-2 defeat. A few players raged at the injustice of...
  • Royals beat Tigers 5-2, avoiding sweep and gaining ground in A.L. Central

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. On a gorgeous day at Kauffman Stadium, perhaps the last game played here in the most anticipated season in two decades, the Royals avoided a spirit-crushing sweep and collected a 5-2 victory over Detroit. The ballpark was sold out for...
  • Royals 5, Tigers 2

    Royals 5, Tigers 2: Norichika Aoki delivered a tiebreaking two-run triple and Alex Gordon snapped an 0-for-14 skid with an RBI double as host Kansas City salvaged the finale of the three-game series with Detroit. Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar also...
  • Royals come close but lose rain-suspended game to Indians, 4-3

    CLEVELAND After three weeks, the Royals came close to grabbing an improbable victory from the Indians. Instead, the team lost 4-3 on Monday in a resumption of the rain-suspended game on Aug. 31. A good deal of intrigue surrounded the game, which of...
  • Royals stay in Central race, win finale vs. Tigers

    EditorsNote: updates fourth graf with Oakland result Royals stay in Central race, win finale vs. Tigers KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jeremy Guthrie could have gone longer, but he was pulled after only 81 pitches with a two-run lead. That was sufficient to...