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Finger injury sidelines Royals' Escobar in Houston

HOUSTON -- Kansas City shortstop Alcides Escobar has been scratched from the Royals game against the Houston Astros with a finger injury. Escobar left the game on Sunday after suffering the injury, but was originally in Monday's lineup. He was scratched about an hour before game time. He was replaced at shortstop by Christian Colon. First baseman Eric Hosmer was also out of the lineup...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Finger injury sidelines Royals' Escobar in Houston

HOUSTON -- Kansas City shortstop Alcides Escobar has been scratched from the Royals game against the Houston Astros with a finger injury. Escobar left the game on Sunday after suffering the injury, but was originally in Monday's lineup. He was scratched about an hour before game time. He was replaced at shortstop by Christian Colon. First baseman Eric Hosmer was also out of the lineup...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City's Escobar scratched against Astros

HOUSTON (AP) Kansas City shortstop Alcides Escobar has been scratched from the Royals game against the Houston Astros with a finger injury. Escobar left the game on Sunday after suffering the injury, but was originally in Monday's lineup. He was scratched about an hour before game time. He was replaced at shortstop by Christian Colon. First baseman Eric Hosmer was also out of the...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

A handful of Royals now lead All-Star balloting with four days left

Seems fans of teams other than Kansas City finally woke up because the Royals' domination of the All-Star Game balloting is slipping. If the voting ended today (which it doesn't), only five Kansas City position players would be in Cincinnati on July 14. That's down from a high of eight two weeks ago and seven last week. Of course, it would still be more starters than any other team...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bust out the brooms: Opportunistic Royals complete Oaktown sweep

The Royals left Oakland without any fines or suspensions, just a sweep. In the rematch of a testy April series, Kansas City beat the Athletics three times, capped by a 5-3 win Sunday afternoon. The Royals lead the American League Central by 5 1/2 games over Minnesota. It is the largest division lead for Kansas City since July 21, 2003. Kansas City capitalized on a costly error by...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Truce? Royals, A's meet for first time since acrimonious April

It's time to see whether the bad blood between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics from more than two months ago has carried over. These clubs open a three-game set Friday night in Oakland, meeting for the first time since a melee-filled weekend back in April. Kansas City (41-28) took two of three at home from Oakland from April 17-19 in the teams' first matchup since last...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals-Athletics Preview

It's time to see whether the bad blood between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics from more than two months ago has carried over. These clubs open a three-game set Friday night in Oakland, meeting for the first time since a melee-filled weekend back in April. Kansas City (41-28) took two of three at home from Oakland from April 17-19 in the teams' first matchup since last...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar drilled in gonads by wicked hop (video)

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar is probably counting his blessings — among other things — after he was drilled right in the crotch by a wicked hop during Wednesday’s 8-2 win over the Seattle Mariners. It appears the nut-shot occurred during the fifth inning when Seattle’s Nelson Cruz reached base on a play that...Read More The post Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alcides Escobar takes nut shot from routine ground ball (VIDEO)

Alcides Escobar is usually pretty adept at handling ground balls but, when he isn't — man it hurts. The Kansas City Royals shortstop misplayed this grounder Wednesday and well ... you know. Let's just call it ball three. this can't feel good--like, at all pic.twitter.com/O4oqU9IR71 — Jose Rivera (@notjoserivera) June 25, 2015
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Moustakas, Infante lead Royals past Mariners 8-2 in Duffy's return

SEATTLE -- Mike Moustakas hit a two-run home run and Omar Infante had a three-run double in a seven-run fourth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday night. Alcides Escobar opened the fourth with a single to right off Roenis Elias (4-5), who had retired the first nine batters. Moustakas followed with his seventh homer over the right-field wall...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Moustakas, Infante leads Royals past Mariners 8-2

SEATTLE (AP) Mike Moustakas hit a two-run home run and Omar Infante had three-run double in a seven-run fourth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday night. Alcides Escobar opened the fourth with a single to right off Roenis Elias (4-5), who had retired the first nine batters. Moustakas followed with his seventh homer over the right-field wall...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals take down Hernandez, Mariners 4-1 in series opener

SEATTLE -- Joe Blanton pitched six-plus innings of two-hit ball, Alcides Escobar had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Monday night. Blanton (2-0) struck out seven and worked into the seventh inning before being lifted after allowing a leadoff double. Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland all pitched one inning of relief. Holland earned...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blanton, Escobar lead Royals to 4-1 win over Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) Joe Blanton pitched six-plus innings of two-hit ball, Alcides Escobar had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Monday night. Blanton (2-0) struck out seven and worked into the seventh inning before being lifted after allowing a leadoff double. Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland all pitched one inning of relief. Holland earned...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB All Star Voting Advice

  The All-Star game is right around the corner and as the votes come in, baseball fans are angered and upset with some of the results. If the All-Star Game was today, The AL team is as follows: C- Sal Perez 1B- Eric Hosmer 2B- Omar Infante SS- Alcides Escobar 3B- Mike Moustakas OF- Alex Gordon […]
Via Legion Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals are batting .275 against left-handers entering series with Boston

Although they didn't need to score a lot in their latest victory, the Kansas City Royals continue to pound out hits at a dizzying pace during their winning streak. That could spell trouble for Eduardo Rodriguez as he tries to regain the form that led to a historic start to his season. The AL Central-leading Royals will try to match their longest streak in a month Friday night, while...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Royals Preview

Although they didn't need to score a lot in their latest victory, the Kansas City Royals continue to pound out hits at a dizzying pace during their winning streak. That could spell trouble for Eduardo Rodriguez as he tries to regain the form that led to a historic start to his season. The AL Central-leading Royals will try to match their longest streak in a month Friday night, while...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Never in Doubt: HDH Closes Out the Sweep; Yost Makes History

The Royals got things going early in this one, starting with a leadoff double by Alcides Escobar. He was eventually driven in on a sacrifice fly from Lorenzo Cain. They weren’t done in the 1st yet, however, because after a Hosmer double and Morales single with two outs, KC found themselves ahead 2-0. The Royals tacked on one more in the 2nd on a Moustakas two-out single, and...
Via Royals Blue
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-boner: Milwaukee Brewers swept by Kansas City Royals

Give the Milwaukee Brewers a little credit: they kept the score close in this one. Yet, like the three that came before, the Kansas City Royals looked comfortably in control most of the way as they swept the four-game interleague series Thursday night, 3-2. Neither starting pitcher was particularly great in the evening finale, but kept their respective teams in the game. Jimmy Nelson...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Brewer Escobar leads Royals to 3-2 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alcides Escobar had three hits and scored twice and Jeremy Guthrie pitched six effective innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Thursday night. Escobar doubled to lead off the Royals' two-run first then scored on Lorenzo Cain's sacrifice fly. Escobar singled in the second, stole second base and scored on Mike Moustakas' two-out...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Escobar has 3 hits in Royals' 3-2 win over Brewers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alcides Escobar had three hits and scored twice and Jeremy Guthrie pitched six effective innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Thursday night. Escobar doubled to lead off the Royals' two-run first then scored on Lorenzo Cain's sacrifice fly. Escobar singled in the second, stole second base and scored on Mike Moustakas' two-out...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Escobar has three hits in Royals' 3-2 win over Brewers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alcides Escobar had three hits and scored twice and Jeremy Guthrie pitched six effective innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Thursday night. Escobar doubled to lead off the Royals' two-run first then scored on Lorenzo Cain's sacrifice fly. Escobar singled in the second, stole second base and scored on Mike Moustakas' two-out single...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Escobar has been terrorizing his former club all week

A series with the last-place Milwaukee Brewers has solved the Kansas City Royals' recent offensive woes, something that's especially been true for Alcides Escobar. Escobar looks to build on one of the best offensive performances of his career as the AL Central-leading Royals go for a sweep of this four-game set with the Brewers on Thursday night. Kansas City (37-25) entered this...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blanton picks up first win in 2 years, Royals top Brewers

  Joe Blanton picked up his first victory in nearly two years with five solid innings and Alcides Escobar equaled his career high with four RBIs as the Kansas City Royals pounded the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Wednesday night. Blanton (1-0), who had not won since June 29, 2013 while with the Los Angeles Angels against Houston, limited the Brewers to one run and five hits. The 34...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals rough up Brewers, 10-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Joe Blanton picked up his first victory in nearly two years with five solid innings and Alcides Escobar equaled his career high with four RBIs as the Kansas City Royals pounded the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Wednesday night. Blanton (1-0) had not won since June 29, 2013, while with the Los Angeles Angels against Houston. He limited the Brewers to one run and...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blanton picks up first win in two years as Royals beats Brewers 10-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Joe Blanton picked up his first victory in nearly two years with five solid innings and Alcides Escobar equaled his career high with four RBIs as the Kansas City Royals pounded the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Wednesday night. Blanton (1-0), who had not won since June 29, 2013, while with the Los Angeles Angels against Houston, limited the Brewers to one run and...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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