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K.C. Royals

Mariners knock Royals from first place
June 21, 2014
The Kansas City Royals’ stay atop the AL Central lasted roughly three days. Brad Miller homered off Greg Holland to break a ninth-inning tie Friday night, and the Seattle Mariners sent the Royals to a 7-5 defeat — their second straight after a 10-game winning streak that had propelled the long-downtrodden franchise into first place.
Royals’ streak halted by Tigers
June 20, 2014
The Kansas City Royals finally lost, but slugger Billy Butler hopes their impressive push in the AL Central will go on.
Little luck helps Royals win 10th in a row
June 18, 2014
Alex Gordon’s grounder up the middle looked like a routine out — until it hit second base and took a wacky bounce, allowing the game’s first run to score. With breaks like that, it’s no wonder the Kansas City Royals have won 10 in a row.
Royals trounce Tigers, move into first place
June 18, 2014
It’s been over a decade since the Kansas City Royals were in first place this late in the season, and try as he might, manager Ned Yost couldn’t totally downplay the achievement. He just wants it kept in perspective.
Royals’ streak hits 7
June 16, 2014
The Royals are complementing their solid defense and pitching with a potent offense.
Duffy helps Royals extend win streak to six
June 15, 2014
Danny Duffy couldn’t help but think about his last start at U.S. Cellular Field. The Kansas City Royals’ left-hander matched a career high with nine strikeouts and scattered five hits over seven-plus shutout innings in a 9-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
Royals defeat White Sox, 7-2
June 13, 2014
Lorenzo Cain had a two-run double to highlight a five-run first inning, Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the sixth inning and Kansas City extended its winning streak to five games with a 7-2 victory over Chicago on Friday night.
Royals slip past Indians
June 11, 2014
The hallmark of a good team, at least in Royals manager Ned Yost’s opinion, is the ability to wedge open the smallest of openings that an opponent provides.
Royals hold on, turn back Cleveland
June 10, 2014
Jason Vargas was completely unaware that Cleveland had piled up 17 runs the previous night. He was happy about it, too.
Yankees-Royals game postponed because of rain
June 10, 2014
The fact that the Royals seemed to be finally hitting their stride was not lost on manager Ned Yost as he left his office, ambled down the tunnel and peered out into the rain on Monday.
Perez powers Royals
June 8, 2014
Whenever a Royals pitcher has issued a walk lately, the runner has usually scored. So when Ned Yost’s own guys worked a pair of walks against the Yankees on Saturday night in the sixth inning of a tied game, the often-dour manager had an optimistic thought.
Royals offense slumps again in 4-2 loss to Yankees
June 6, 2014
Jeremy Guthrie keeps piecing together solid starts. The Royals keep wasting them. It happened again Friday night.
Royals draft TCU lefty
June 6, 2014
The Kansas City Royals selected TCU left-hander Brandon Finnegan with their first-round pick in Major League Baseball’s first-year player draft Thursday night.
Ventura paces KC past St. Louis, 3-2
June 6, 2014
Royals manager Ned Yost admitted that he often manages an entire game around getting the ball to reliever Wade Davis in the eighth inning and closer Greg Holland in the ninth.
Cardinals outlast Royals in 11
June 5, 2014
Matt Carpenter had a career-high five hits, including the go-ahead double in the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals, 5-2, on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.