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Ventura adds more zeros for Royals’ rotation

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Right-hander Yordano Ventura turned in one of his best starts of the season with seven shutout frames in the Royals' 3-0 win over the Reds on Tuesday night -- giving the rotation back-to-back scoreless efforts for the first time since 1992.

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Slow rise to bigs for KC’s speedy Orlando

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Right-handed-hitting outfielder Paulo Orlando lingered in the Minors for parts of nine seasons before the Royals promoted him to the 25-man Major League roster at the beginning of this season. Assumed a more prominent role while outfielder Alex Rios re...

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NU softball season ends after extra inning loss to LSU

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The Nebraska softball team fought to the very end with No. 5 national seed LSU on the Tigers’ home field, but the Huskers came up just short in a season-ending 3-2, 10-inning loss on Saturday night. Both teams scored in the fourth inning and LSU scored twice in the top of the 10th inning. The Huskers […]

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New chapter for Getz in behind-the-scenes gig

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Sometime in early May last season, seven-year veteran and former Royals second baseman Chris Getz decided his playing days in baseball were done. He talked to Royals general manager Dayton Moore, vice president J.J. Picollo and assistant general manage...

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Blossoming in May: Hosmer on hot streak

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Eric Hosmer didn't reach seven home runs last season until Sept. 12, and he finished the year with nine. Hosmer finds himself in a different place -- and on a different planet -- after hitting his seventh homer of this season in Thursday's 6-3 win over...

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Bellevue softball’s season comes to an end

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  Eighth-ranked Central Methodist University scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the eighth inning to claim a 4-2 win over Bellevue University Wednesday afternoon at the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round – Fayette Bracket. The loss ended the Bruins’ 2015 season with a 41-14-1 record. The Eagles (44-8) advanced to […]

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Ventura roughed up early but bails out bullpen

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In a start that began wobbly and actually turned into one that helped the bullpen and ultimately may help Kansas City during this long season, the Royals hope Yordano Ventura takes important lessons learned and moves forward.

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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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