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Yost, Moore address ASG voting criticism

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Manager Ned Yost has a simple answer for those critical about the fact that eight Royals currently lead in the All-Star ballots. "I don't mean to sound bad about it, but if you don't like it, get out and vote," said Yost, who will manage the American L...

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Royals raise division lead by sweeping Twins

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Alex Gordon clubbed a three-run homer and Edinson Volquez fired seven strong innings as the Royals rolled to a 7-2 win over the Twins on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep at Target Field.

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Calm, confident ‘pen steps up to earn win, save

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Neither Wade Davis nor Greg Holland know anything about a panic button in the Royals' bullpen. They each tossed a scoreless inning after Kansas City lost (and regained) the lead in a 4-3 win over Texas on Sunday.

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Lincoln bullpen fails in Laredo

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The bullpen failed to hold the lead, again, as the Lincoln Saltdogs lost at Laredo 7-6. It was the Saltdogs seventh straight loss as they fall to 4-9. The Saltdogs scored five runs on two hits, with three walks and three errors in the top of the seventh to take a 6-4 lead. Laredo rallied […]

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Omaha falls in El Paso

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Tommy Medica and Alex Dickerson homered as El Paso knocked off the Omaha Storm Chasers, 7-4, Tuesday night in the opener of a four-game series at Southwest University Park. The Chihuahuas scored three times in the first inning and twice in the second inning to take the lead for good as the Storm Chasers fall […]

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Saltdogs swept in Amarillo

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The Lincoln Saltdogs squandered an early three run lead as they lost at Amarillo 7-6 as the Thunderheads swept a three game series at Potter County Memorial Stadium. Jon Gaston homered for the Saltdogs, who led 5-2 in the fourth inning before before Amarillo rallied. Lincoln (4-6) opens a three-game series at the Laredo Lemurs […]

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Royals stumble against Cardinals’ Wacha

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Michael Wacha allowed just one run on five hits in seven innings and Matt Carpenter delivered a two-run homer to lead the Cardinals to a 6-1 victory over the Royals on Sunday, preventing Kansas City from sweeping the three-game I-70 Series.

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#ASGWorthy: Gordon making case for start

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Last season, Alex Gordon helped lead the Royals to their first AL pennant in nearly three decades. Now, the two-time All-Star is in search of his first starting assignment in the Midsummer Classic.

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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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Creighton baseball comes up short against Wolfpack

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The Creighton Baseball team came up just short, falling 5-4, against Nevada on Friday, May 8. The loss dropped Creighton to 27-15, while Nevada moved to 39-12. The Bluejays claimed the lead with a run in the top of the first as sophomore Daniel Woodrow laced a leadoff double to right-center. He went to third […]

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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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Hosmer’s four RBIs push Royals past Indians

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Eric Hosmer belted a go-ahead three-run homer and finished with four RBIs, while Jason Vargas fired six quality innings to lead the Royals to a 5-3 win over the Indians on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Cleveland starter Danny Salazar had nine stri...

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Royals pick up Finnegan after bumpy season debut

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It was the sixth inning and the Royals were clinging to a tiny lead, and up stepped Brandon Moss for the opponent. Bam. Three-run homer by Moss, off a rookie Royals pitcher. This time, it was Brandon Finnegan.

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Moose, Salvy power up to lead 5-0 Royals

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Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez homered in a five-run fourth inning off Angels ace Jered Weaver as the Royals earned their fifth straight win to open the season, a 6-4 victory on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.

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Nebraska baseball can’t hold lead as Maryland sweeps Huskers in Big Ten series

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The No. 18 Nebraska baseball team (23-10, 3-3 Big Ten) jumped out to a 5-0 lead over the No. 17 Maryland Terrapins (22-7, 7-2 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon, but the Terrapins fought back and scored the game’s final six runs, including an unearned run in the ninth for a 6-5 walk-off win. The Huskers […]

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