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Royals’ rookies get chance to swing their bats

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The Royals' lopsided 10-1 loss to the Tigers in Friday night's series opener allowed for a few young players to achieve career firsts. Terrance Gore, called up primarily for his baserunning skills, logged his first Major League at-bat, as did outfielde... Read More »

Guthrie aims to help KC gain on first-place Tigers

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Rick Porcello and the Tigers will go for the series sweep against Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals in a clash of AL Central title contenders on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals keep running behind first-place Tigers

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James Shields yielded the go-ahead runs in the seventh after an umpires' reversal took a Royals run off the board in the sixth as KC dropped a 3-2 decision to the Tigers on Saturday. Read More »

Here’s the takeaway: Royals lose go-ahead run on umpires’ reversal

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After further review, a Tigers middle-infield calamity became a game-changing escape. However, it wasn't replay, but an umpires' conference, that ruled Salvador Perez never tagged up for the Royals' would-be go-ahead run in the sixth inning of their AL... Read More »

Willingham bats third with Cain getting break

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Lorenzo Cain has gone 9-for-28 (.321) in the Royals' homestand, but he was not in the No. 3 spot in Saturday's starting lineup against the Tigers. Instead, Josh Willingham batted third as the designated hitter. There were a couple of reasons, according... Read More »

High school football scores from Friday 9/19/04

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Allen 68, Omaha Nation 38 Amherst 54, Franklin 20 Anselmo-Merna 80, Elwood 52 Ansley-Litchfield 70, Axtell 21 Aquinas Catholic 61, Weeping Water 0 Arapahoe 42, Perkins County 22 Archbishop Bergan 58, Elmwood-Murdock 14 Arthur County 78, St. Edward 58 Ashland-Greenwood 55, Lincoln Christian 7 Aurora 32, Hastings 7 Axtell, KS 26, Pawnee City 22 BDS […] Read More »

Nebraska ready to rekindle an old football rivalry tonight

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The Nebraska football team is ready for their Saturday night showdown with the Miami Hurricanes. Head Coach Bo Pelini said the team had a good week of preparation. “I think our guys are recovered from the weekend—from the travel and all that,” Pelini said. “I think we have had good tempo, and I think we have had a good […] Read More »

Shields, Royals aim to rebound in playoff chase

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James Shields and the Royals will look to bounce back in a key series to close the gap on Max Scherzer and the first-place Tigers on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals Hall of Famer White returns to The K

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Former Royals star Frank White was back at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night for the first time since 2011. White had not attended a game since a falling out with the Royals when he left their TV broadcasting team. He and wife Teresa attended the game w... Read More »

Collins works perfect frame in return to Royals

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Left-handed reliever Tim Collins was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Friday, rejoining the Royals after an absence of more than 2 1/2 months. He worked a perfect ninth inning in a 10-1 loss to the Tigers. Read More »

Aoki stays locked in with two knocks in loss

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One game into a crucial showdown with the first-place Tigers, and it's clear that, so far, only one thing carried over from the Royals' previous series: Nori Aoki's scorching bat. The outfielder ran his multi-hit streak to four games in a 10-1 loss on ... Read More »

Royals routed by Tigers, slip in playoff races

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Jason Vargas labored in a three-run first and exited after 3 1/3 innings, while the Royals fell to 1 1/2 games back of the first-place Tigers with a 10-1 loss on Friday night. Read More »

KC’s top Minors players on hand for big series

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Fourteen members of Kansas City's farm system, dressed in suits and ties, lined Kauffman Stadium's backstop watching the Royals take batting practice on Friday, undoubtedly envisioning themselves in the same spot one day. Read More »

Ticket outfit apologizes for online sales snafu

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After technical difficulties interfered with online sales of postseason ticket sales on Thursday, the Royals announced that representatives would be contacting purchasers affected by the glitch and the team's technology provider, Tickets.com, apologize... Read More »

Royals pumped for big weekend set at The K

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The sun broke through the clouds in mid-afternoon on Friday, the temperature started rising and the Royals' big weekend series against the Tigers was underway at Kauffman Stadium. "We haven't seen a series like this in Kansas City in a long, long time,... Read More »