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K.C. Royals

Royals start fast, fizzle
April 24, 2014
Despite getting back-to-back home runs from Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas in the second inning, Kansas City’s offense couldn’t keep the momentum going, and the Royals lost 5-3 to the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.
‘Moose’ looses Royals in rout of Indians
April 23, 2014
The Kansas City Royals needed a big hit. Mike Moustakas delivered it in an 8-2 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians.
Royals loss caps squirrelly evening in Cleveland
April 22, 2014
The Royals lost a coach during batting practice. Then a squirrel ran onto the field. Kansas City’s strange night never got better.
‘Ace’ struggles; Royals fall, 8-3
April 21, 2014
Yordano Ventura lived up to his nickname of “Ace” in two dazzling starts to begin his season. He showed Sunday that he’s still learning to be a big-league pitcher.
Solid bullpen saves Royals
April 20, 2014
Royals manager Ned Yost turned to pitching coach Dave Eiland in the fifth inning Saturday and told him that Kansas City was going to have to protect a one-run lead against Minnesota. The way his bullpen has been going, there was no need to worry.
Royals top Twins, 5-0
April 19, 2014
Jason Vargas began tinkering sometime between the second and third inning, after his pitch count had risen perilously high yet he’d managed to wiggle out of three straight jams. Whatever he did seemed to work.
Royals complete sweep of Astros
April 18, 2014
James Shields kept the Houston Astros off-balance all night. Then late in Thursday’s 5-1 win, the Kansas City ace really heated up. He struck out the side in the sixth and did the same in the seventh before striking out the first batter in the eighth to make it seven in a row. Astro after Astro simply watched the pitches zip past them — five players in that span struck out looking.
Royals edge Astros in 11
April 17, 2014
Mike Moustakas homered in the 11th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
Royals top Astros; Ventura wins first
April 16, 2014
Rookie Yordano Ventura threw seven solid innings for his first major-league win to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Twins trounce Royals
April 13, 2014
After adding Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes in the offseason, the Twins expected their rotation to be better. Instead, the offense has been the biggest turnaround for Minnesota.
Gordon’s homer sparks Royals
April 9, 2014
Alex Gordon’s three-run shot, the first home run by Kansas City this season, highlighted a five-run fifth inning Wednesday, and carried the Royals to a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Royals’ Infante has sprained jaw
April 9, 2014
Kansas City’s Omar Infante has a sprained jaw and needed six stitches to close a cut opened when he was hit by a Heath Bell pitch.
Sale, Chisox trip K.C.
April 6, 2014
Chris Sale knew he had to pitch his best Sunday with James Shields starting for the Kansas City Royals.
Royals clutch in 4-3 win
April 6, 2014
Salvador Perez came up with the winning hit right after Nori Aoki made the game-saving catch.
Royals pick up first victory of season in home debut
April 5, 2014
Alex Gordon got the big hit and Norichika Aoki and Omar Infante spent all day setting the table. Gordon hit a three-run double in the first inning and Jeremy Guthrie pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 in their home opener Friday.

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