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Royals’ division lead shrinks with loss to Tribe

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Jason Vargas' throwing error keyed a pivotal three-run third inning as the Royals' lead in the AL Central dipped to a half-game with a 6-1 loss to the Indians on Friday night . Read More »

Royals’ division lead dips with extra-inning loss

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Alex Gordon belted a game-tying homer in the seventh, but Bruce Chen was tagged for six runs in the 10th inning as the Royals dropped an 11-5 decision to the Twins on Thursday night. Read More »

Hendriks looking to be spot on against Twins

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Liam Hendriks and the Royals will look to stretch their lead in the American League Central when they battle Phil Hughes and the Twins on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Guthrie tosses gem as Royals add to lead in AL Central

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Road trip. Sounds like fun. And, on this particular occasion, that's what it has been for the Royals who continued their journey with a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. That gave the Kansas City tourists a 6-2 record on their trip ... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 22

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The Storm Chasers dropped a second straight at Tacoma, cutting their division lead to one game. Read More »

Guthrie, first-place Royals look to pad lead in AL Central

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The Royals receive an opportunity to restart an impressive streak Saturday that was snapped in their last series. Starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie looks to build off the Royals' recent success, as they enter Saturday 23-6 in their last 29 games and lead... Read More »

Royals get their sizzle back, up lead in AL Central

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The Royals restored their sizzle as a ballclub, snapping back after a loss to knock off the Texas Rangers, 6-3, as 26,991 fans soaked up the Friday evening at Globe Life Park. Billy Butler and Josh Willingham each homered for Kansas City and Yordano Ve... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 21

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The Storm Chasers dropped a second straight at Tacoma, cutting their division lead to one game. Read More »

Ventura, first-place Royals roll into series with Rangers

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The last time the Royals were in first place this late in the season was in 2003, though they couldn't hold their lead and make the postseason. As Kansas City tries to ensure that history doesn't repeat itself, Yordano Ventura takes the hill against Co... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 15

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Northwest Arkansas built a 6-0 lead and withstood a late San Antonio rally in a series-opening win. Mitch Maier hit a two-run homer in the fifth, extending the lead to 5-0. Hunter Dozier delivered two hits, two RBIs and a run. Read More »

Chen, Royals to raise cancer awareness, funds

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Pitcher Bruce Chen will lead the Royals' effort to raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities, the Major League Baseball Players Association announced. Read More »

Gordon honors Nebraska with homer, fight song

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It was Husker Night at Kauffman Stadium and naturally Alex Gordon, a proud Nebraska alum, celebrated the occasion with a fifth-inning home run that got the Royals started toward a 5-0 victory over the Giants. Gordon gamely tried to lead his fellow alum... Read More »

Royals win fifth straight behind Butler’s bat

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Billy Butler blasted a monster two-run homer and had three RBIs to lead the Royals to a 4-2 Interleague decision over the San Francisco Giants on an enjoyable 75-degree Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

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 »