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Royals flex their muscles with power display

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The speedy Royals with the unflappable bullpen won a game on Tuesday night with the home run. Left fielder Alex Gordon belted the most important homer, a towering shot to lead off the 10th in a 7-6 victory over the Rangers at Globe Life Park.

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Statcast shows holding Dyson was smart

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Twitter users were once again pointing fingers at Royals third-base coach Mike Jirschele for not sending a runner from third in a tight game in the late innings. But it would appear there is scientific evidence to suggest that Jarrod Dyson would have b...

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Escobar’s leadoff jack helps Royals sink Tigers

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Alcides Escobar homered on the first pitch of the game and right-hander Jeremy Guthrie fired seven-plus quality innings as the Royals rolled to a 6-2 win on Saturday at Comerica Park. Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez allowed five earned runs in six innings.

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Yost employs 3-on-1 rule for game decisions

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Royals manager Ned Yost has been employing the 3-on-1 rule for some time now -- if there is a big decision to make, he will confer with his coaches and if his potential decision is outnumbered by three of his coaches, he will bow to their thinking.

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Saturday game time for Nebraska baseball moved

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Nebraska and Purdue are scheduled to open a three-game series on Saturday at Hawks Field and due to impending weather the start time on Saturday has been moved to 12:05 p.m. The game will still be shown statewide on NET and streamed live on BTN Plus. Saturday’s game was originally set for 2:05 p.m. Sunday […]

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Storm Chasers fall in series opener to Oklahoma City

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In their first home game against a division opponent, the Omaha Storm Chasers (15-13) dropped the series opener to the first place Oklahoma City Dodgers (21-7) and fell in the division race to six games back. Three of the five meetings between the two teams have been decided by one run, and all five by […]

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Royals take lead in 1st and don’t let go

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Eric Hosmer blasted a three-run homer and the Royals survived a shaky start from Edinson Volquez to hold off the Cleveland Indians, 7-4, on Thursday in a game that's start was delayed two hours and 17 minutes by rain.

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NASCAR driver Bowyer visits Yost, Royals

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NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer, who is from Emporia, Kan., was back in the Royals' clubhouse prior to their game with the Indians on Wednesday -- in uniform wearing No. 15. On Saturday night, Bowyer will race at Kansas Speedway.

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Hosmer in charge with opposite-field power

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The type of opposite-field power that Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer can show is extremely rare in the game. How rare? In a span of one week, Hosmer has gone the opposite way off Cleveland's Danny Salazar twice -- both measuring 417 feet.

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Duffy aims to stay unbeaten in clash with Tribe

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy aims to remain unbeaten when he faces right-hander Carlos Carrasco and the Indians on Wednesday in the middle game at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals to don ‘Los Reales’ uniforms vs. Astros

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The Royals will wear a specialized uniform with "Los Reales" on the front for their game on July 25 against the Houston Astros. Catcher Salvador Perez modeled the new uniform on Tuesday before the series opener against the Indians.

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Strong start, fan turnout go together for Royals

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Royals owner David Glass is extremely pleased with the team's 16-9 start, as well as the support from Kansas City fans. The Royals are averaging 30,965 fans per game. They are on pace to top 2.5 million fans for the season, which would break the club r...

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Royals do their best work with two outs

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The Royals truly believe they are never out of a game. That can explain why Kansas City leads the Major Leagues in two-out hits with 90 and are tied for first with two-out RBIs with Boston with 55.

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