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Kansas City Royals Get Swept by the Houston Astros

HOUSTON, TX – JULY 01: Edinson Volquez #36 of the Kansas City Royals waits on the mound in the first inning during their game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 1, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) After dropping the first two games of this series by scores of 6-1 and 4-0, the Royals were again beat by the Astros completing the...
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Moustakas, Volquez named June's top Royals player and pitcher

The Kansas City Royals announced that third baseman Mike Moustakas is the Royals Majestic Player of the Month for June, while right-handed pitcher Edinson Volquez is the club's Pitcher of the Month. The player award is determined by a combined fan and media vote, with the pitcher award voted on by local media. Moustakas led the team with a .299 batting average and 15 RBIs, his highest...
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Volquez, Royals look to avoid sweep at hands of AL West-leading Astros

A home series sweep of the AL leading Kansas City Royals might provide another reason to believe the Houston Astros can remain a serious playoff contender as they approach the halfway point of the season. They can do so by preventing Edinson Volquez from winning a fifth consecutive start Wednesday night. Having witnessed Kansas City's surprise run to the World Series last season...
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Where would the Kansas City Royals be without Edinson Volquez?

Lost in all the madness of the Kansas City Royals‘ All-Star bonanza has been the much-less-hyped but just-as-important stellar season that starting pitcher Edinson Volquez is having. The Royals are considered the American League favorite by many Vegas oddsmakers, but it’s hard to ignore their spotty starting pitching. Entering Saturday, the Royals’ rotation is ranked 22nd in...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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