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Shields to start if Royals force Central tiebreaker

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At mid-morning Sunday, manager Ned Yost didn't know which team his Royals would be facing next after the regular-season finale. It might be Detroit, Oakland or Seattle. At that point, no one knew. Yost, relaxing in an office chair in the visitors' club... Read More »

Drama of Game 163 looms in Central races

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With the races in the NL and AL Central divisions going down to the wire in the final weekend of the regular season, it is possible that one or both divisions could be decided by a 163rd game on Monday. Read More »

KC tied for top AL Wild Card, one back in Central

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Loud and raucous as usual, the Royals' celebration of a 7-1 victory over the Indians was behind them and they settled in to watch on television as the Tigers tried to keep their claws on first place. Read More »

Royals get ‘split’ with Tribe, close on Tigers in Central

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Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings in his return to the Kansas City rotation and the Royals added a 2-0 victory over Cleveland to their postseason push on Monday night. Read More »

Bullpen hiccup costs Royals ground in Central race

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Relieving Jason Vargas in a tight spot, Aaron Crow gave up a go-ahead grand slam as the Royals fell to the Red Sox, 8-4, on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals, Yanks on opposite ends of playoff-race spectrum

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The playoff races in the American League are dwindling to the final three weeks of the season. At one end of the spectrum, the Royals control their own fate, leading the Central over Detroit. At the other end, the Yankees are watching their chances of ... Read More »

Royals fall in 11th, drop into first-place tie in Central

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The Cleveland Indians ruined the Retro Night party in 11 innings, 3-2, dealing the Royals their fifth loss in their last seven games in front of 35,089 fans at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday night. Read More »

Royals stymied by Texas as Central lead drops to 2

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So the Texas Rangers were short of pitching and had to use a spot starter on Sunday and, wouldn't you know, the Kansas City bats were stilled. Scott Baker and his bullpen buddies contrived to cool off the Royals, 3-1, on a sun-drenched, 96-degree after... Read More »

Royals ride seven-run frame to extend Central lead

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Jeremy Guthrie weathered two rain delays and a seven-run second propelled the first-place Royals to a 12-6 win over the Twins on Sunday at Target Field. Read More »

Willingham’s double helps KC stretch Central lead

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Josh Willingham's bases-clearing double sparked a pivotal five-run fourth that helped the first-place Royals earn a 6-5 win over the Twins in the series opener on Friday night. Read More »

Vargas blanks A’s as Royals hold Central lead

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Jason Vargas retired the final 23 batters in tossing his first Royals shutout, while Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a 3-0 win over the A's on Wednesday night. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 14

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The Storm Chasers enjoyed day one of the PCL All-Star Break. Catcher Francisco Pena, outfielder Paulo Orlando and reliever Spencer Patton will participate in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday night at Durham. The game will be broadcast on MLB Net... Read More »

Royals look to grab first place in Central behind Ventura

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Yordano Ventura will try to build off a strong start when the Royals face reigning Cy Young winner Max Scherzer and the first-place Tigers on Tuesday night. Read More »

KDOT Hay Harvest Permits Required On State Right Of Way

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The Kansas Department of Transportation announced that permits will be issued to landowners wanting to harvest hay on Kansas highway right of way. Those with land adjacent to the right of way will be given permit priority from Jan. 1 until March 31. After March 31, permits to harvest will be issued in the order in which they are received. ... Read More »

Kansas High School Football Playoff Scores – Nov. 5

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8-Man D-II: Baileyville B&B 44, South Barber 14 – Final Otis-Bison 26, Victoria 6 – Final South Haven 46, Hope 14 – Final Thunder Ridge 32, Ashland 28 – Final 8-Man D-I: Lakeside 70, Marmaton Valley 28 – Final Madison 50, Central Burden 18 – Final Osborne 62, Macksville 28 – Final South Gray 52, Central Plains 6 – Final ... Read More »