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Royals seeking improvement in one-run games

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The Royals fell to 12-21 in one-run games with a 2-1 loss Tuesday to the Twins. The struggles in one-run games come a year after Kansas City led the American League with 31 one-run victories. Its 21 one-run losses this season lead the AL. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 11

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Jason Adam posted seven shutout innings to lead the NW Arkansas Naturals past Springfield. The Overland Park native and Royals No. 8 prospect struck out seven while scattering five hits and two walks. Read More »

Royals get lesson in winning against Angels

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The Royals are still learning. Having lost six of their previous seven games, they got a needed 8-6 win over the Angels on Friday night as manager Ned Yost made a key move by calling early on his bullpen to protect a big lead. Read More »

Royals win 10th straight behind Infante’s homer

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The Royals made it three in a row over Detroit, this time by a margin of 2-1, on Wednesday with 37,209 fans at Comerica Park, increasing their lead in the American League Central to 1 1/2 games over the Tigers. Read More »

Holland’s success in KC fills father with pride

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From the moment Royals closer Greg Holland first picked up baseball, he's had a supporting father to lead him along the way. That meant trips to sporting-goods stores for gloves, cleats, bats and all the other necessities -- rides to games and, on non-... Read More »

Duffy’s lively arm leads way in shutout of Cards

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Left-hander Danny Duffy was in his invincible mode, and the Royals followed his lead to strike first in this year's I-70 series. Duffy reeled off six innings of one-hit ball as Kansas City bested St. Louis, 6-0, on Monday night at Busch Stadium. Read More »

SoCal native Vargas eyes series win at Angel Stadium

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Left-hander Jason Vargas, a California native and former member of the Angels' rotation, will try to lead the Royals to a series victory on Sunday at Angel Stadium. Los Angeles turns to right-hander Garrett Richards, who enters with a 2.90 ERA on the s... Read More »

Vargas squanders early lead in loss to White Sox

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The Royals' offense kept humming but, wouldn't you know it, the starting pitching sprung a leak. That added up to a 7-6 Kansas City loss to the Chicago White Sox on a balmy Monday night with 16,462 fans at Kauffman Stadium. An early Royals hitting outb... Read More »

Led by Gordon’s two homers, offense roars to life

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Maybe Alex Gordon and the Royals should wear these Kansas City Monarchs uniforms more often. Gordon blasted a pair of three-run homers on Sunday to lead the Royals/Monarchs to an 8-6 victory over the Baltimore Black Sox, aka the Orioles, in the annual ... Read More »

Vargas delivers as KC earns fourth straight win

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Jason Vargas fired seven shutout innings and Mike Moustakas belted a two-run homer to lead the Royals in a 5-0 victory over the Twins on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Infante’s return may lead to KC roster move

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Left-hander Danny Duffy was held out of his scheduled start for Triple-A Omaha on Friday at the Kansas City organization's request, according to the Omaha World Herald. That could indicate a recall to the Royals for Duffy. Read More »

Stakes are high for the aces of the AL Central

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In Max Scherzer, James Shields and Justin Masterson, we have three ace-type arms from the American League Central's three most likely contenders, each trying to lead his team to the Promised Land while simultaneously trying to lead himself to a major p... Read More »

All-Star Wrap: East Runs Past West In Division II

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By Eric Allgood-KREP Radio 92.1 Belleville, Kansas The Divison II game showed the promise of fireworks early on as Moscow’s Osvaldo Granillo took the opening kickoff 73 yards for a touchdown to give the West the first points of the game and Dighton’s Guy Fulmer would add the 2 point conversion to make it 8-0.  The West would add another ... Read More »

Jays 2nd at MCL Tournament

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On Saturday, January 14, the NCHS Boys Basketball team took on the #1 Seed Plainville Cardinals for the right to call themselves the 2012 MCL Tournament Champions. Plainville was able to earn the lead early, and, although the Jays stayed within strikin... Read More »

Jays 2nd at MCL Tournament

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On Saturday, January 14, the NCHS Boys Basketball team took on the #1 Seed Plainville Cardinals for the right to call themselves the 2012 MCL Tournament Champions. Plainville was able to earn the lead early, and, although the Jays stayed within strikin... Read More »