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Royals taking increased plunkings in stride

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Alcides Escobar got drilled on the left forearm by a fastball from Rangers starter Colby Lewis on Monday night, the 25th time in 32 games that a Royals batter was hit by a pitch this season. It took 81 games for a Royals hitter to get plunked for the 2...

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Huskers pound Illinois to close out regular season

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The Nebraska softball team closed out the regular season with its 17th run-rule victory of the season, defeating Illinois, 9-1, in five innings Sunday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium. On Senior Day, Husker seniors Kylee Muir and Steph Pasquale combined to go 2-for-4 with four runs and four RBIs, leading a Husker offense that out-hit Michigan […]

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Creighton softball ends season with victory over Providence

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One day after Providence dashed the postseason hopes of the Creighton softball team, the Bluejays returned the favor with a 6-3 win in its season finale at the Friars’ Raymond Field on Sunday. Creighton (22-21, 7-12 BIG EAST) quickly built a 4-0 lead over Providence (16-23, 8-11) and never looked back. The Bluejays salvaged a […]

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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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Defense struggles as Creighton baseball drops series opener at Seton Hall

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Despite leading for most of the battle, the Creighton Baseball team suffered a 5-4 loss to Seton Hall on Friday, May 1. The loss dropped Creighton to 25-14 on the season and 8-4 in BIG EAST play, while the Pirates moved to 21-18 overall and 6-4 in conference action. Creighton’s offense came in a consistent […]

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Royals make statement against Tigers

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The Royals' quest for respect took a giant step forward on Thursday night, when they thumped the Tigers, 8-1, in their first matchup of the season against the four-time defending American League Central champs.

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Royals rev up the offense for dynamite Duffy

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy delivered his longest outing of the season, seven-plus innings, and his offense banged out 14 hits in an 8-1 victory over Detroit on Thursday in the first meeting between the American League Central rivals this season.

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Royals rev up the offense for dynamite Duffy

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy delivered his longest outing of the season, seven-plus innings, and his offense banged out 14 hits in an 8-1 victory over Detroit on Thursday in the first meeting between the American League Central rivals this season.

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Creighton baseball battles for non-conference win at South Dakota State

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Head coach Ed Servais and the Creighton Baseball team executed small ball to perfection by manufacturing six runs, to upend South Dakota State 8-5 on Wednesday, April 29. With the win Creighton moved to 25-13 on the season, taking both games from South Dakota State this season. The Jackrabbits, meanwhile, fell to 26-17. The Bluejays […]

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Royals come up short in series finale against Indians

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Second baseman Jason Kipnis launched his first home run of the season and collected four RBIs, helping power the Indians to a 7-5 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.

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Statcast: Gordon’s homer among year’s longest

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Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer hadn't allowed a home run all season, until Alex Gordon made contact with an 89-mph fastball on the third pitch of a second-inning at-bat and made it count.

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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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Refined plate approach paying dividends for Moose

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The new Mike Moustakas is a hitter Royals fans, coaches and teammates are having fun watching. This Moustakas is the one driving the ball to all fields, especially left and left-center, parts of the ballpark he barely knew as a hitter before this season.

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Lacy tosses Creighton baseball to series opening victory at Butler

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Freshman Rollie Lacy is relishing the role of Creighton ace as the Minnesota native extended his scoreless inning streak to 18 in the Bluejays’ 5-1 win at Butler on Friday, April 24. Lacy held Butler scoreless through eight innings to help Creighton move to 23-11 on the season and 7-2 in BIG EAST action, while […]

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