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  • Miserable, But Trying to Stay Positive, Royals Manager Says.

    Miserable, But Trying to Stay Positive, Royals Manager Says.
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals are going through the growing pains of a promising young team. Jeff Niemann won his sixth consecutive decision, Ben Zobrist had a two-run triple and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a four-game sweep with a...
  • Santiago's homer gives Tigers 2-1 win over Royals

    Santiago's homer gives Tigers 2-1 win over Royals
    Ramon Santiago hit a solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Santiago, who entered the game in the eighth as a pinch-runner, lifted Aaron Crow's pitch over the right-...
  • Valverde Gets 40th Save As Tigers Top Royals

    Valverde Gets 40th Save As Tigers Top Royals
    Wilson Betemit capped Detroit's three-run eighth inning with a tiebreaking RBI double against his former team, leading the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.  Austin Jackson went 4 for 4 and scored three times for the AL...
  • Royals Option Mazzaro to AAA Omaha

    Royals Option Mazzaro to AAA Omaha
    The Kansas City Royals have optioned right-handed pitcher Vin Mazzaro to Omaha and returned right-handed pitchers Louis Coleman, Luis Mendoza and Zach Miner, and infielders Irving Falu and Lance Zawadzki to minor league camp, the team announced on...
  • Tigers Lose First Of Season At Comerica Park

    Tigers Lose First Of Season At Comerica Park
    Bruce Chen allowed three hits over six impressive innings, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Saturday. Wilson Betemit and Alcides Escobar drove in runs in the second inning for Kansas City, and Jeff Francoeur added a sacrifice fly...
  • Tigers Lose To Royals 9-5

    Tigers Lose To Royals 9-5
    Wilson Betemit went 4-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI to power the Kansas City Royals to a 9-5 win over the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series at Comerica Park. Chris Getz knocked in two runs for the Royals, who improved to 6-3...
  • Dyson Scores on Sac Fly to Lift Royals Past Twins

    Dyson Scores on Sac Fly to Lift Royals Past Twins
    Jarrod Dyson made the Kansas City Royals' roster out of spring training because of his speed. That paid off Friday night with Dyson scoring the winning run on a sacrifice fly shortstop Alexi caught in shallow left field with his back to the infield in the...
  • Royals Lose Game One in San Diego

    Royals Lose Game One in San Diego
    Despite being 13 games under .500, the Kansas City Royals at least make things interesting. Ryan Ludwick hit a two-run homer, Mat Latos won for the first time in four starts and the San Diego Padres beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Monday night.    ...
  • Royals bash Tigers

    Royals bash Tigers
    Alex Gordon had a three-run homer while Alcides Escobar scored three times and also drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals outslugged the Detroit Tigers for a 13-6 win. Melky Cabrera and Billy Butler each knocked in a pair of runs for the Royals,...
  • Verlander Beats Royals For Historic 12th Win Of Season

    Verlander Beats Royals For Historic 12th Win Of Season
    As temperatures neared 100 and Justin Verlander's pitch count mounted, Jim Leyland thought seriously about replacing his hard-working All-Star.  But with whom? "No matter where I looked — my bullpen, their bullpen, in the stands — I couldn't...
  • Royals lock up SS Escobar with 4-yr extension

    Royals lock up SS Escobar with 4-yr extension
    The Kansas City Royals have signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a $10.5 million, four-year contract extension that includes two option years that could drive the value to $21.75 million. The team announced the deal Thursday. Escobar will make $1 million...
  • Butler, Moustakas lead Royals past D-backs 7-3

    Butler, Moustakas lead Royals past D-backs 7-3
    Billy Butler and Mike Moustakas homered, Bruce Chen won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 Saturday night.     Butler homered to left-center in the third with Alcides Escobar aboard. Butler also drove in...