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Royals hang on vs. Texas, hold onto slim division lead

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After a three-game dry spell and one very wet suspended game, the Royals got back in the win column. Salvador Perez knocked in three runs with a home run and a double as Kansas City worked on a 4-3 Labor Day victory over the Texas Rangers on a 75-degre... Read More »

Royals look for Shields to right ship vs. Tribe

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Trevor Bauer and the Indians will look to secure a series win and tighten the AL Central standings when they take on James Shields and the Royals on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

With Butler in top form, Royals surging

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There's Billy Butler coming off the bench to belt a pinch-hit home run to sink Cleveland. There's Butler going 4-for-5 with a three-run blast in a blowout win at Arizona. There's Billy going behind the bag to snare a hot shot to help beat Minnesota. An... Read More »

Battery plays major role in eighth straight series win

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All-Star catcher Salvador Perez had to leave with a sore right knee. Then, Erik Kratz replaced him and socked two solo home runs. In the end, there was good news all around. Perez's injury wasn't considered serious and Kratz's home runs provided the ma... Read More »

Vargas, Royals eyeing eighth straight series win

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Jason Vargas and the Royals will look to secure their eighth straight series win in Monday's finale against Trevor May and the Twins at Target Field. Read More »

Ventura looking to help Royals in playoff quest

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Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura and the first-place Royals eye their fourth straight win as they take on Phil Hughes and the Twins on Saturday at Target Field. Read More »

Royals top A’s to win seventh straight series

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Jarrod Dyson made up for a sixth-inning gaffe by sparking the Royals' five-run seventh-inning rally that led to a 7-3 win Thursday at Kauffman Stadium to give Kansas City its seventh straight series win. Read More »

Shields, Royals shoot for series win against A’s

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In a prime pitching matchup, James Shields and the Royals go for a series win over Jeff Samardzija and the A's on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Colon gets to contribute in win over Athletics

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Christian Colon practiced early on Wednesday with the knowledge that he'd be giving third baseman Mike Moustakas a respite that night against the A's. Colon made the start count, contributing to Kansas City's 3-0 victory with his bat and glove. Read More »

Vargas aims for continued success against A’s

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Scott Kazmir will bid for his 14th win as the A's try to make it two straight against Jason Vargas and the Royals on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals take over first place with eighth straight win

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Kansas City posted its eighth straight victory by defeating the Oakland Athletics, 3-2, on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals have won 16 of their last 19 games and sit in first place in the AL Central for the first time since June 19. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 10

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Johnny Giavotella's heroics led Omaha to a road win. He entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the ninth, delivering a game-tying single, and followed with a go-ahead homer in the 12th. Read More »

Gordon sparks Royals to seventh straight win

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It was Alex Gordon Bobblehead Day at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday and so, naturally, the man himself belted a two-run homer to help the Royals to a 7-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 3

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Carlos Peguero homered twice as Triple-A Ohama moved into first place with a win over Iowa. Read More »

Service in a pinch: Butler homers off bench for win

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Billy Butler came off the bench and blasted a two-run pinch-hit homer for a 6-4 victory over the Indians on Friday night, delighting a hometown crowd of 33,460. Read More »