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Guthrie, Royals open final homestand against Mariners

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Looking to clinch their first American League Central title since 1985, the Royals open their final homestand of the season Monday against the Mariners with right-hander Jeremy Guthrie on the mound.

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Medlen, Royals aim to win season series vs. Tigers

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The Royals keep creeping closer to their first division title in 30 years despite back-to-back losses to the Tigers. They can't clinch it on the home field of the defending American League Central title holders, but a win in the series finale on Sunday...

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Yost remains confident in determined Royals

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The common denominator that ties together the last two Royals seasons has been success. But the narratives for these two years are at opposite ends of the baseball spectrum.

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Royals get no relief with short-handed bullpen

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All night long, Royals manager Ned Yost had to get creative with his bullpen as he was without his big four -- Ryan Madson, Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland, all of whom had workload issues.

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Royals’ magic number at 4 despite walk-off loss

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Ian Kinsler belted a leadoff homer in the bottom of the 11th inning off rookie reliever Miguel Almonte to give the Tigers a walk-off win for the second straight game in the series, this time, 6-5, on Saturday night at Comerica Park.

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Kinsler celebrates 2 walk-off wins in 1 game

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Ian Kinsler might have become the first player to have two walk-off celebrations in the same game. Replay overturned the first. His 11th-inning home run, on the other hand, was undeniable.

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Infante set to have MRI; Esky feeling better

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The left oblique injury to Royals second baseman Omar Infante is "pretty serious," according to manager Ned Yost. Infante told MLB.com he would be having an MRI on Monday in Kansas City.

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Solid Cueto a sight for sore eyes

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Johnny Cueto looked a great deal like Johnny Cueto on Friday night. This was not Cueto at the absolute top of his game. But this was Cueto being good enough to win. And that is very, very good.

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Cueto on ‘target’ with Salvy in strong outing

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Before Johnny Cueto even took the mound on Friday night, the Royals had worked out a plan they were convinced could rescue him from a recent five-game slump. And that plan worked beautifully as Cueto turned in a strong seven-plus innings, two-run effor...

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Royals’ rallies not enough to slow Tigers in 12th

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Rookie Dixon Machado drilled a two-out RBI single in the 12th inning off Royals closer Greg Holland as the Tigers rallied for a 5-4 win on Friday night at Comerica Park.

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Power outage delays Royals-Tigers matchup

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Justin Verlander's effort to regain the lights-out pitching form he found a few weeks ago had to wait for the lights to come on at Comerica Park. An outage in a bank of lights over right field led to a 23-minute delay to the start of Friday night's Tig...

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Rios glad to contribute in Royals’ stretch run

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It has been a strange couple of years for Royals right fielder Alex Rios, who has dealt with everything from ankle injuries to thumb injuries to a broken hand to chickenpox.

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Royals hope Cueto turns corner in opener vs. Tigers

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Just as the Royals need to get back on track with a good showing against the Tigers this weekend, so too does Johnny Cueto. The right-hander has struggled recently and hasn't notched a quality start in any of his last six outings. Cueto will start the ...

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