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Erik Kratz

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  • Royals focused on winning division

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals are in control of their playoff destiny after winning five of six on a trip to Oakland and Arizona and beating San Francisco at home on Friday. They...
  • Royals 4, Giants 2

    The Sports Xchange Royals 4, Giants 2 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- First baseman Billy Butler drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals' shutdown bullpen threw four scoreless innings in a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night. The...
  • Royals' bullpen shuts door vs. Giants

    The Sports Xchange Royals' bullpen shuts door vs. Giants KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If the Royals score four runs and have a lead after six innings, they likely are going to wind up winning. First baseman Billy Butler drove in three runs, and the Royals'...
  • Royals' bullpen gets a well-deserved breather

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- And on the third day, the Kansas City Royals' bullpen rested. Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie's first complete game of the season -- the Royals' first complete game of the...
  • Royals' Shields at his best in Oakland

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- There's something about the O.co Coliseum that brings out the best in Kansas City Royals right-hander James Shields. Shields pitched complete games in his...
  • Hosmer headed for disabled list

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND -- Eric Hosmer will go on the disabled list on Saturday with a non-displaced fracture in his right hand and now the Royals look for offensive hits for the next month or so....
  • Royals quiet at trading deadline

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH While the Royals are in the thick of the playoff race, four games behind the Tigers in the American League Central and in the hunt for a playoff spot, they did not make a move before...
  • Royals need offense, but at what cost?

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals continue to burn up cellphone minutes looking for help on the trade market. The Royals, who are hoping to end a 28-year playoff drought, would like to upgrade their...
  • Royals' Vargas close to return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Jason Vargas threw a four-inning simulated game Tuesday and could be ready to return to the rotation by the end of the week. The Royals are listing "to be announced"...
  • Jays explore possible deadline moves

    The Sports Xchange Jays explore possible deadline moves BOSTON -- One day after acquiring infielder Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals, the question around the Toronto Blue Jays was simple. What's next? With the trade deadline approaching at...
  • MLB roundup: Jays acquire Valencia from Royals

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Jays acquire Valencia from Royals The Toronto Blue Jays acquired Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals on Monday in exchange for catcher Erik Kratz and right-hander Liam Hendriks. Valencia, 29, is joining his fifth...
  • Blue Jays 14, Red Sox 1

    The Sports Xchange Blue Jays 14, Red Sox 1 BOSTON -- Melky Cabrera homered from each side of the plate and drove in five runs, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey baffled Boston for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays posted a 14-1 win over the fading Red...