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  • Royals unsure whether Hosmer will return this year

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kansas City manager Ned Yost wants first baseman Eric Hosmer back sooner than later but not sooner than it needs to be. The risk of re-injuring or aggravating...
  • Royals path to playoffs lacks significant roadblocks

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost prefers not to look to far ahead and, instead, focus on the game his team is playing a particular day rather than attempt to size up the...
  • Recap: Rockies 5, Royals 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Rockies 5, Royals 2 Rockies 5, Royals 2: Matt McBride belted his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa cruised through eight innings as host Colorado stunned Kansas City. McBride, who was making his second start of the...
  • Danny Duffy falters, gives up grand slam in Royals' 5-2 loss to Rockies

    DENVER An orderly evening crumbled around Danny Duffy in Wednesday's sixth inning, and he found himself swept away by the onrushing debris. The sequence cost the Royals a game in a 5-2 defeat to the Colorado Rockies, reminded of Duffy's ongoing maturation...
  • McBride's slam lifts Rockies past Royals

    McBride's slam lifts Rockies past Royals DENVER -- Matt McBride returned to the Colorado Rockies shortly before the start of Tuesday's game, made his first start Wednesday and seized the opportunity with one memorable swing. The first baseman hit a...
  • Butler thriving since taking over at first base

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City first baseman/designated hitter Billy Butler had seemingly settled into a nice career as a DH with the Royals. That is, until late July, when first baseman...
  • Royals stay hot, rally past A's

    Royals stay hot, rally past A's KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Oakland Athletics had the Kansas City Royals on the ropes in the sixth inning, but could not put them away. Right fielder Nori Aoki's two-run triple in the seventh inning put the Kansas City...
  • Royals load up for stretch run

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals have added veterans designated hitter-outfielder Raul Ibanez, designated hitter-outfielder Josh Willingham, right-handed pitcher Jason...
  • Warm welcome for Willingham

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Willingham received a Kauffman Stadium standing ovation after his first Royals at-bat -- a double to the left-field corner in the second inning Tuesday...
  • Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adding another bat for the stretch run, the Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder/designated hitter Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins on Monday for...
  • Royals reclaim first place in AL Central with 3-2 victory over Athletics

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The first curveball froze him. The second curveball fooled him into taking an unsightly swing. It was the third curveball that Alcides Escobar saw in the seventh inning of the Royals' eighth victory in a row that vindicated him and helped...
  • Royals take over first place with win

    The Sports Xchange Royals take over first place with win KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit...