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Aoki’s change in approach yields results at plate

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Right fielder Nori Aoki has been one of the Royals' most productive hitters since the All-Star break. Since the break through Tuesday, he had a .432 (16-for-37) average with runners in scoring position with 22 RBIs.

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Guthrie talks fan safety at suspension appeal

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For Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, it was more than appealing a fine. It was a chance to tell Major League Baseball officials about his concern for fan safety. Guthrie was fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a ball into the upper deck on May 1 at ...

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Rain delays start of Royals-Tigers series finale

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The start of Wednesday night's crucial series finale between the Royals and Tigers at Comerica Park was delayed due to inclement weather. Heavy downpours pounded the metro Detroit area all day. The rain slowed in the hour leading up to the scheduled fi...

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Hochevar excited about first throwing session

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Luke Hochevar was smiling like a kid under a Christmas tree. And why not? The Royals' right-hander, who underwent Tommy John surgery on March 17, threw a baseball for the first time since then on Wednesday in an indoor batting cage at Comerica Park.

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Gordon just misses homer off Scherzer

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Alex Gordon gave Tigers starter Max Scherzer a fright with a soaring drive down the right-field line with two runners on base in the fifth inning on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.

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Nathan’s pickoff of Dyson looms large in tight race

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Joe Nathan put his veteran savvy and athleticism on display Tuesday night, picking off pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson at second base to help secure the Tigers' 4-2 win over the Royals at Comerica Park.

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Shields trying to play stopper in key Motown finale

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The Tigers and Royals have already flip-flopped twice in this season's race for the American League Central's top spot. The third time could come Wednesday night as Detroit tries to close out a massive September sweep at Comerica Park.

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Pennant race causing schedule tweaks for Royals

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The Royals announced that their Saturday, Sept. 20, game against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium will start at 12:05 p.m. CT, instead of the scheduled 6:10 p.m.

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Former broadcaster Blattner up for Frick Award

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Buddy Blattner, one of the original Royals broadcasters, is among the 2015 nominees for the Ford C. Frick Award, which is open to fans' online voting as part of the election process.

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Vargas tasked with keeping Tigers in second place

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The Tigers will try to draw even with the first-place Royals in the AL Central on Tuesday, with Max Scherzer and Jason Vargas set to square off at Comerica Park.

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Guthrie roughed up as Royals drop opener in Detroit

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Jeremy Guthrie allowed six earned runs in 2 2/3 innings and a rally came up short as the Royals saw their lead in the AL Central cut to one game after Monday's 9-5 loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park.

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