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Herzog honored before renewal of I-70 Series

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Whitey Herzog, the Hall of Fame manager who led Kansas City to three straight playoff appearances from 1976-78 and guided St. Louis to a World Series win in '82, was honored during a pregame ceremony on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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Duffy, Royals stymied in rematch with Yanks

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Lefty CC Sabathia logged seven strong innings and Chase Headley belted a go-ahead three-run homer in the fifth to help the Yankees cruise to a 5-1 win over the Royals on Saturday night. Kansas City starter Danny Duffy went just five frames in the loss.

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Ventura roughed up early but bails out bullpen

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In a start that began wobbly and actually turned into one that helped the bullpen and ultimately may help Kansas City during this long season, the Royals hope Yordano Ventura takes important lessons learned and moves forward.

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After delay, Royals down Tigers in 10th

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The weekend showdown between the Tigers and Royals lasted into Monday morning before Omar Infante's 10th-inning sacrifice fly decided the rubber match of their three-game set, sending Kansas City to a 2-1 win at Comerica Park.

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Royals take precautions, place Vargas on DL

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Left-hander Jason Vargas doesn't believe his left flexor strain is anything serious, but Kansas City wants to be cautious, putting the starter on the 15-day disabled list.

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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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Guthrie, Royals settle for series split vs. Tigers

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Right-hander Anibal Sanchez logged five perfect frames before a leadoff single in the sixth and Alex Avila had three RBIs in leading the Tigers to a 6-4 win over the Royals on Sunday. Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie was tagged for six runs.

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Duffy takes mound in opener against division-rival Tigers

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The Tigers open a four-game series at Kansas City on Thursday night with first place in the American League Central up for grabs. Both teams have a bit of a score to settle from 2014 as well, as the Tigers won 13 of 19 games against the Royals last yea...

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Royals come alive with six-run seventh to rout Tribe

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Capped off by a three-run home run from Kendrys Morales, the Royals struck for six runs in the seventh inning against a trio of Tribe relievers on Tuesday night. The outburst helped Kansas City to an 11-5 victory and a series win over Cleveland at Prog...

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Guthrie, Royals foiled in sweep bid against Twins

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Right-hander Mike Pelfrey logged seven shutout innings, while Brian Dozier and Kennys Vargas delivered RBI single in a pivotal three-run first to help the Twins earn a 3-0 win over the Royals on Wednesday night. Jeremy Guthrie went five innings for Kan...

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Kendrys’ big double backs Volquez against Twins

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Edinson Volquez fired seven strong innings and Kendrys Morales delivered another clutch double to fuel a decisive three-run sixth for the Royals in a 7-1 win over the Twins on Monday. Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson dropped to 4-1 all-time vs. Kansas City.

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2 Royals ejected in first inning; 3 in eighth

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Five Royals (manager Ned Yost, pitching coach Dave Eiland, pitcher Kelvin Herrera, bench coach Don Wakamatsu and shortstop Alcides Escobar) were ejected from Kansas City's 4-2 win against the A's on Sunday.

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Royals welcome Butler, A’s for Wild Card rematch

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A big homecoming awaits Billy Butler in Kansas City on Friday, when the A's designated hitter makes his return to Kauffman Stadium, this time in the visitors' dugout opposing the club that selected him in the first round of the 2004 First-Year Player D...

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Cain’s home run, 3 RBIs can’t slow Twins

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Joe Mauer drove in three runs, while Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki belted two run homers in the Twins' 8-5 win over the Royals in Thursday's rubber match. Lorenzo Cain homered and had three RBIs for Kansas City.

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