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Royals facing decision between Butera, Kratz

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Two weeks ago, the Royals were fairly adamant that Erik Kratz was their backup catcher, even with the acquisition of veteran Drew Butera. Now, however, Butera's defensive play has created some discussion about whether that is still true.

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First round 2015 state baseball tournament scores

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Baseball state tournament–Class A Omaha Westside 7, Grand Island 3 Millard North 9, Papillion-La Vista 8 Millard South 8, Millard West 2 Lincoln Southwest 4, Lincoln Southeast 0, suspended in the 5th inning, they play today at 2pm. Monday’s schedule: Game 5—Grand Island (20-8) vs. Papillion-La Vista (22-8), 4 p.m. Game 6—Millard West (20-11) vs. Loser […]

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Facing Yankees, Duffy seeking return to win column

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The Yankees and Royals will play the second game of their weekend series on Saturday, with New York's CC Sabathia (1-5, 5.20 ERA) and Kansas City's Danny Duffy (2-2, 5.67 ERA) locking up in a matchup of left-handers.

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Huskers open Big 10 softball tourney with win over host Buckeyes

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The Nebraska softball team opened postseason play with a 5-2 win over host Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament Friday evening at Buckeye Field. With the win, Nebraska (33-20) advanced to Saturday’s second semifinal. The Huskers will face either second-seeded Minnesota or No. 10 seed Iowa at 5 p.m. (Central) on […]

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Several key plays in opener affected by Perez

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez had his fingerprints all over the series-opening 6-5 loss to the Tigers. Perez hit a two-run homer, made a great play at the plate and was unable to come up with two throws home that could have cut down Detroit runs.

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Hawks Field under water. Nebraska baseball may need to move Purdue series (photos)

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Lincoln received over six and a half inches of rain on Wednesday.  Hawks Field, home of the Husker baseball team is under water.  The team needs to weigh the options of where they can play their final home series of the season.  Nebraska will open a three game series with Purdue on Saturday. Husker coach […]

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Husker softball gets a bye at the Big Ten Tournament

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Nebraska earned the No. 3 seed for the upcoming Big Ten Softball Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, and the Huskers will open play at the tournament on Friday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m. The Huskers, who have finished in the top three of the final league standings in each of their first four seasons in the […]

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Colon, Royals complete stellar double play

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Christian Colon, Omar Infante and Eric Hosmer pulled off what likely is the Royals' double play of the season so far in the third inning against Detroit on Sunday.

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Royals’ dedication to putting ball in play pays

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No team makes pitchers work harder than the Royals. With a relentless commitment to contact hitting, the Royals take advantage of their team speed by refusing to give away at-bats. They're off to a 14-6 start in part because they've been the toughest g...

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Huskers baseball series opener at Iowa postponed

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Due to rain in Iowa City, Nebraska baseball’s series opener on Friday night at Iowa has been postponed. The Huskers and Hawkeyes are scheduled to play at 3 p.m. tomorrow and will play a doubleheader on Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

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Colon plays major role in Royals’ comeback

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With the game on the line in the eighth inning on Tuesday night, the Royals needed Christian Colon to put the ball in play and get the run home. And that's exactly what Colon did, scoring the tying run in a 6-5 Royals win over the Twins.

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Huskers softball can’t survive Northwestern rally and falls in series finale

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The Nebraska softball team was three outs away from a sweep of Northwestern before the Wildcats rallied for a 5-3 win in the series finale Sunday at Bowlin Stadium. It was a tight contest throughout that featured high drama in the late innings. Nebraska built a 3-0 lead after three innings of play, but Northwestern […]

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Lawrie maintains no intent to injure Escobar

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A's third baseman Brett Lawrie insists he had "no intention of hurting anybody" when sliding into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar at second base while trying to break up a double play in Friday's 6-4 loss at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals-A’s benches clear after Esky’s injury

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The benches cleared during the Royals-A's game in the top of the seventh inning after Brett Lawrie slid hard into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar, who injured his left knee on the play.

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