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  • Yordano Ventura gets first big-league win as Royals beat Astros

    HOUSTON A few hours before the first big-league victory off his career, Yordano Ventura lay on his stomach on a training table inside the visitors' clubhouse at Minute Maid Park. A pair of Beats by Dre headphones covered his ears and his eyes were fixed...
  • Royals rally, beat Astros 6-4 in 11 innings

    HOUSTON The reverberations of hands cracking hands echoed through the nearly empty confines of Minute Maid Park. Mike Moustakas provided one concussive stroke for the Kansas City Royals in a 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros, a go-ahead solo home run in...
  • Royals fall to Rays in pitchers' duel

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The temporary second baseman sprawled across the dirt. Danny Valencia, a backup third baseman filling in on emergency duty, dived in vain to snag a ground-ball single that cost the Royals in a 1-0 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday. The...
  • G Force: Gordon, Guthrie and Giavotella spark Royals' win over Rays

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. As the ball jumped off Alex Gordon's bat and rose toward the right-field seats, the relief could be felt throughout Kauffman Stadium. On the field. In the dugout. And especially in the grandstands. They all exhaled when Gordon's three-...
  • Fantasy baseball: Waiver wire pickups

    Fantasy baseball: Waiver wire pickups
    It’s not fantasy baseball unless there are big-time injuries to your team within the first 10 days, right? Most of us already are frustrated with the injuries to Jose Reyes, Clayton Kershaw, Omar Infante, Mark Teixeira and now Matt Moore. The...
  • Royals expect second baseman Omar Infante to start Opening Day in Detroit

    MILWAUKEE Ned Yost remained stone-faced, even as he delivered news that allowed the Royals to breathe a sigh of relief: Second baseman Omar Infante is expected to be ready for Opening Day. On Saturday evening, after once more testing his sore right...
  • Tigers rally past Royals

    DETROIT Manager Brad Ausmus could have sent left-handed Don Kelly up to pinch-hit for right-handed Alex Gonzalez with two out in the seventh, the Detroit Tigers down a run and a runner on second. The Royals didn't have a left-hander warming up, so Kelly...
  • Tigers' bullpen allows one hit, no walks in opener

    DETROIT Right-handed pitchers Evan Reed, Al Alburquerque and Joe Nathan combined to allow one hit, no walks and no runs over three innings in the first test for the bullpen this season. The Tigers came back from a two-run deficit to beat the Kansas City...
  • Capsules for the AL Central Division

    AL CENTRAL (in predicted order of finish) Detroit Tigers Last year: 93-69 (first, AL Central) New faces: 2B Ian Kinsler (Rangers), RHP Joe Nathan (Rangers), OF Rajai Davis (Blue Jays), RHP Joba Chamberlain (Yankees), LHP Ian Krol (Nationals)...
  • Royals are optimistic that Omar Infante won't miss much time after getting hit in the jaw by a pitch

    Royals second baseman Omar Infante avoided disaster Monday evening thanks to an involuntary act: In the instant before Tampa Bay reliever Heath Bell's 89-mph fastball collided with Infante's jaw, he opened his mouth. "If he would have had his jaws...
  • Sox's Ventura loses 1st challenge of season

    Sox's Ventura loses 1st challenge of season
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — White Sox manager Robin Ventura made his first challenge of the season Sunday in a 5-1 victory over the Royals, and the result was not what he wanted. The challenge came in the sixth inning, when the Royals' Eric Hosmer grounded...
  • Perez leads Royals past White Sox for second straight win

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. In the moments before this game was decided, before Salvador Perez stung a go-ahead double in a 4-3 Royals victory over the White Sox, Royals outfielder Alex Gordon bounced at second base and readied himself. He knew what to expect,...