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  • Jeremy Guthrie, Royals collapse early in 9-5 loss to Detroit

    DETROIT The damage was 10 batters, eight hits and six runs when Ned Yost climbed the steps of the Royals dugout. A convergence of imprecise pitching, shoddy defense and a few instances of poor fortune undid Jeremy Guthrie in the third inning of a 9-5 loss...
  • Tigers 9, Royals 5

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers 9, Royals 5 DETROIT - Justin Verlander checked the Kansas City Royals on six hits over seven innings and the Detroit Tigers exploded for six runs in the third inning Monday to take a 9-5...
  • Tigers win, reduce Royals' lead to one game

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers win, reduce Royals' lead to one game DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have the Kansas City Royals' number in head-to-head competition this year, but the Royals have the edge on the Tigers where it...
  • Royals introducing Finnegan early

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- Brandon Finnegan was two when Derek Jeter made his first Opening Day start for the New York Yankees. Two decades later, Finnegan recorded the second of what the Kansas...
  • McCarthy, Prado lead Yankees over Royals

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher. The Sports Xchange McCarthy, Prado lead Yankees over Royals NEW YORK -- Two months ago, Brandon McCarthy and Martin Prado were toiling for a team at the bottom of the National League West. Now they're trying to...
  • McCarthy Pitches Yankees Past Royals

    McCarthy Pitches Yankees Past Royals
    Brandon McCarthy turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to get himself back on track and lead the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.  After being tagged for nine runs while dropping his previous two starts, McCarthy (6-4) yielded just...
  • Shields shuts down Yankees in Royals' win

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange Shields shuts down Yankees in Royals' win NEW YORK -- When he was with the Tampa Bay Rays, James Shields was given the nickname of "Big Game" James. With the Kansas City Royals trying to make...
  • Shields Outduels Pineda In 1-0 Win Over Yankees

    Shields Outduels Pineda In 1-0 Win Over Yankees
    James Shields pitched into the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the New York Yankees 1-0 in the opener of a three-game series on Friday night.  Shields (13-7) was pulled for Wade Davis after giving up a single to Derek Jeter with...
  • Salvador Perez comes through as Royals grab 4-3 victory over Rangers

    KANSAS CITY Greg Holland started to run as soon as his feet touched grass. On his third consecutive day of work, in his 58th appearance this season, Holland headed to the rain-soaked Kauffman Stadium mound on Monday capable of both atoning for his...
  • Jason Vargas stymies Rangers as Royals complete sweep with 4-1 victory

    The bat helicoptered over the visitors' dugout and crashed into the fans seated a few rows back from the action. The pitch that ejected the lumber of Texas Rangers catcher Tomas Telis was a 79-mph change-up down the heart of the plate. The culprit who...
  • Relievers come through for Royals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-handed relievers Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland, who manager Ned Yost refers to as his Big Three, were unavailable Tuesday night. Yost likes...
  • Salvador Perez hits game-winner as Royals top Rangers, 2-1

    The baseball rattled from the inner webbings of Adrian Beltre's glove to the outer lip of the Kauffman Stadium infield to the blades of grass in the outfield. The journey did not take long. Salvador Perez scorched Tuesday's game-winning hit, an eighth-...