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K.C. Royals

Butler, Royals win fifth straight
August 8, 2014
Billy Butler is hot at the plate and Kansas City Royals are even hotter. Butler homered and drove in three runs and right fielder Nori Aoki threw out two runners in the same inning as the Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 Friday night for their fifth straight victory.
Guthrie propels Royals
August 8, 2014
Through three innings Thursday night, Jeremy Guthrie looked shaky. After that, he was perfect. Guthrie retired the final 19 batters in Kansas City’s first complete game of the season, and the Royals beat Arizona, 6-2, for a three-game interleague sweep of the Diamondbacks.
Moose lifts KC past Arizona
August 7, 2014
Mike Moustakas homered and drove in four runs, Yordano Ventura pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-3, Wednesday night to win their fifth straight series.
Royals slam Diamondbacks, 12-2
August 6, 2014
Billy Butler had a three-run homer among his four hits, Nori Aoki hit a grand slam and the Kansas City Royals gave Danny Duffy some rare run support by bashing the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-2 on Tuesday night.
Shields, Royals upend A’s
August 4, 2014
James Shields pitched quite a gem for Kansas City. It certainly helped that Oakland abandoned its usual patient approach at the plate.
Lester drops Royals in Athletics debut
August 2, 2014
Jason Vargas dueled with Jon Lester through four impressive innings untouched. Then, everything imploded in a matter of pitches. And it was over. Vargas came off the disabled list to make his first start since undergoing an appendectomy July 9, getting knocked out in that decisive fifth inning of an 8-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
Ibanez, Royals slug Athletics
August 2, 2014
Raul Ibanez homered to break his own franchise record for oldest Royals player to clear the fences, and Kansas City beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Friday night.
Royals beat Twins, lose Hosmer for 3-6 weeks
July 31, 2014
The Kansas City Royals’ clubhouse mood was somber after a 6-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Eric Hosmer will be going on disabled list after an X-ray revealed a displaced fracture of the third finger of his right hand.
Royals stand still at MLB trade deadline
July 31, 2014
Stuck in limbo between contending and conceding, the perennially building Kansas City Royals opted to stand pat as baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday. Even as several other teams in the same mix pulled off some splashy moves.
Royals struggle past Twins
July 31, 2014
Buoyed by the clutch pitching, Kansas City churned out three doubles in the bottom half of the sixth inning Wednesday night, scoring all its runs in an eventual 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Punchless Royals fall to Twins, 2-1
July 30, 2014
James Shields acknowledged that he didn’t have his best stuff Tuesday night. He has the bruise on his rump to prove it.
Royals trade for RHP Hendriks, catcher Kratz
July 29, 2014
The Toronto Blue Jays have traded right-hander Liam Hendriks and catcher Erik Kratz to the Kansas City Royals for infielder Danny Valencia.
Santana, Indians end Royals’ win streak
July 28, 2014
The Kansas City Royals have six games remaining with Cleveland. Maybe they will figure out how to get out Carlos Santana before they meet again in late August.
Butler, Royals overcome Indians for 5th win in row
July 27, 2014
Billy Butler and the surging Kansas City Royals wrecked things for the Cleveland Indians for the second straight night. Butler homered for the second consecutive game and the Royals overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Indians 7-5 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.
Butler comes through in a pinch for Royals
July 26, 2014
Struggling Billy Butler was needed late Friday night, and he delivered a pinch two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to send the Royals over the Cleveland Indians 6-4 for their fourth straight win.