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Stars align for series opener between Tigers and Royals

The Kansas City Royals are running away with the AL Central, which means they're in the unfamiliar position of being ahead of the Detroit Tigers. Though the balance of power in the division has shifted, Justin Verlander has reverted to vintage form, and that could mean a challenging series opener on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. With the AL's best record and baseball's only...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stars align for series opener between Tigers and Royals

The Kansas City Royals are running away with the AL Central, which means they're in the unfamiliar position of being ahead of the Detroit Tigers. Though the balance of power in the division has shifted, Justin Verlander has reverted to vintage form, and that could mean a challenging series opener on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. With the AL's best record and baseball's only...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers-Royals Preview

The Kansas City Royals are running away with the AL Central, which means they're in the unfamiliar position of being ahead of the Detroit Tigers. Though the balance of power in the division has shifted, Justin Verlander has reverted to vintage form, and that could mean a challenging series opener on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. With the AL's best record and baseball's only...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LORD OF THE CROWNS: RETURN OF THE ACE? Yordano “Ace” Ventura K’s 11 as Royals rebound.

Kansas City, Mo. – After a 1 hour and 35 minute rain delay, Ace Ventura (with the win now 9-7) not only took the mound, but he owned it. He struck out a career high 11 batters (9 via curveball) in just 6 innings while walking 4 and allowing only 2 hits as the Royals got back in the win column 5-3 over the Baltimore Orioles Thursday afternoon in front of 31,155 screaming fans. The...
Via Royals Blue
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bullpen helps Royals hold off Orioles 3-2 to win fourth straight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Eric Hosmer rolled a grounder toward first base in the third inning with the score tied, and Lorenzo Cain put on the brakes -- a heads-up play that may have won the Royals the game. Cain hesitated just long enough between first and second base that Baltimore was unable to turn a double play. He later scored on a single by Mike Moustakas, and the Royals went on...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals rely on bullpen to squeak by Orioles, 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Eric Hosmer rolled a grounder toward first base in the third inning with the score tied, and Lorenzo Cain put on the brakes - a heads-up play that may have won the Royals the game. Cain hesitated just long enough between first and second base that Baltimore was unable to turn a double play. He later scored on a single by Mike Moustakas, and the Royals went...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Final: August 24th, 2015

Walk off wins are en vogue. I’m not quite sure who first coined the phrase walk off win, but there is no more exciting moment in baseball. Chicago Cubs rookie Kris Byrant had the pentultimate walk off moment with the walk off home run early in the afternoon. The rookie hit his 20th home run on the season and showed why many have him pegged as the National League Rookie of the Year...
Via The Fantasy Fix
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles-Royals Preview

The Kansas City Royals look poised to return to the AL Championship Series with the league's best record and a 12 1/2-game lead in the Central. The Baltimore Orioles have a much more difficult path to get back into position to play for the pennant. These teams meet for the first time since last year's playoffs when they open a four-game series Monday night at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sampson struggles, Royals complete sweep of Reds with 4-3 win

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Lorenzo Cain had a tiebreaking RBI single in the second inning, Ben Zobrist had four hits, and Kansas City benefited from a Cincinnati baserunning gaffe as the Royals beat the Reds 4-3 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie left in the fifth with the 4-3 lead and the bases loaded and one out. Luke Hochevar (1-0) got Jay Bruce...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals complete sweep of Reds with 4-3 win

CINCINNATI (AP) Lorenzo Cain had a tiebreaking RBI single in the second inning, Ben Zobrist had four hits, and Kansas City benefited from a Cincinnati baserunning gaffe as the Royals beat the Reds 4-3 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie left in the fifth with the 4-3 lead and the bases loaded and one out. Luke Hochevar (1-0) got Jay Bruce...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals complete season sweep of Reds with 4-3 win

CINCINNATI -- Lorenzo Cain had a tiebreaking RBI single in the second inning, Ben Zobrist had four hits, and Kansas City benefited from a Cincinnati baserunning gaffe as the Royals beat the Reds 4-3 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie left in the fifth with the 4-3 lead and the bases loaded and one out. Luke Hochevar (1-0) got Jay Bruce to...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals complete season sweep of Reds with 4-3 win

CINCINNATI -- Lorenzo Cain had a tiebreaking RBI single in the second inning, Ben Zobrist had four hits, and Kansas City benefited from a Cincinnati baserunning gaffe as the Royals beat the Reds 4-3 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie left in the fifth with the 4-3 lead and the bases loaded and one out. Luke Hochevar (1-0) got Jay Bruce to...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sampson struggles, Royals complete sweep of Reds with 4-3 win

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Lorenzo Cain had a tiebreaking RBI single in the second inning, Ben Zobrist had four hits, and Kansas City benefited from a Cincinnati baserunning gaffe as the Royals beat the Reds 4-3 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie left in the fifth with the 4-3 lead and the bases loaded and one out. Luke Hochevar (1-0) got Jay Bruce...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals capitalize on Reds' 13th-inning error for 3-1 win

CINCINNATI -- Ben Zobrist tied the game with a homer in the ninth inning, Jarrod Dyson scored the tie-breaking run from first base on pitcher Ryan Mattheus' throwing error and the Kansas City Royals went on to a 3-1, 13-inning victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Dyson led off the 13th with a single and scored when Mattheus (1-4) threw a sacrifice bunt by Kris Medlen...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Number Munchers: A Kansas City Royal for MVP?

Eric Hosmer is on fire. Lorenzo Cain is having his best offensive season by a mile. The Royals are riding into the playoff sunset with one of their best years in team history, running away with the Central and positioning themselves for home field advantage throughout October. It still feels kinda weird to write stuff like that … Inevitably (and I have started to see some Twitter...
Via Royals Blue
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain and Mike Trout Battle for AL Crown, MVP

KANSAS CITY, MO – AUGUST 7: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals hits a RBI double against the Chicago White Sox in the sixth inning at Kauffman Stadium on August 7, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) This weekend’s series between the Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels will feature two of the front-runners for the AL MVP race in Lorenzo...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals keeping window of opportunity open

After an exciting postseason run followed by a devastating loss in game seven of last year's fall classic, many expected the Kansas City Royals to regress in 2015.  If the heartbreak of falling one win shy of clinching a World Series title in front our their home crowd wasn't enough to haunt the Royals, other teams across the league began to stockpile talent this past winter to...
Via The Sports Quotient
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City’s World Series Hopes Ride on Lorenzo Cain

In just 0.30 seconds, Lorenzo Cain is off. Tracking quickly, Cain is into the alley in left center field. At a dead sprint, Cain extends his glove, turning a gap shot double into a long fly ball out. Amid an exceptionally chaotic trade deadline, the Kansas City Royals made one of the games biggest splashes, trading for Johnny Cueto. After coming within 90 feet of a World Series title...
Via Baseball Essential
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Royal Romp: Long Ball – Defense Propel Royals past Tigers, 6-1

In the Top of the 4th, Detroit’s Tyler Collins hit a line drive that tailed away from Lorenzo Cain into the left-center field gap. The ball fell, but, the speed of Lorenzo Cain kept Collins to a long single. After a fielder’s choice, Jefry Marte hit the same gap. James McCann came barreling around 3rd as Alcides Escobar received the relay and threw a perfect strike to Salvador...
Via Royals Blue
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rap star Fetty *** makes the rounds at The K

Fetty ***, a 24-year-old rap sensation, mingled with the Kansas City Royals and joined batting practice before their game Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium against Detroit. ***, who burst on the rap scene with the single "Trap Queen" earlier this year, took some cuts in the indoor batting cage and snapped selfies with players such as Salvador Perez, Lorenzo Cain, Jeremy Guthrie and Jarrod Dyson.
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Volquez pitches Royals to 3-2 victory over White Sox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Edinson Volquez pitched seven strong innings and Lorenzo Cain doubled home the go-ahead run in the sixth to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 Friday night. Volquez (11-6) limited the White Sox to one run and four hits and has allowed three or less runs in seven straight starts, lowering his ERA to 3.11. Left-hander John Danks (6-9), who...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals aren't panicking, but they'd like to salvage a road-trip split

With the largest division lead in the majors, the Kansas City Royals aren't terribly alarmed by a rough stretch. The AL Central leaders, though, would like to salvage a split of this 10-game road trip Thursday against the Detroit Tigers. Kansas City (63-43) owns the league's best record and is atop the Central by 9 1/2 games on Minnesota. That lofty standing makes it easy for the...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain, Davis named top Royals player, pitcher of the month

The Kansas City Royals announced today that center fielder Lorenzo Cain has been named the Royals Majestic Player of the Month for July, while right-handed pitcher Wade Davis has been named the club's Pitcher of the Month. The player award is determined by a combined fan and media vote. The pitcher is selected in a vote by local media. Cain hit .367 in July with eight doubles, two...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Offense is Quiet in Loss

TORONTO, CANADA – JULY 30: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after being called out on strikes in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 30, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) After a promising top half of the first inning, the Kansas City Royals bats became silent....
Via The Sports Journal
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Hot Offense Spoils Zobrist’s Debut

On a day which marked the beginning of the Ben Zobrist era for Kansas City, the Royals were simply overpowered by the Blue Jays’ relentless offense in a 5-2 defeat. The Royals actually got on the board first, jumping on Toronto’s starter Marco Estrada for two runs in the 1st inning. Kendrys Morales ripped a double into the gap to score Lorenzo Cain and Eric Hosmer, and KC had...
Via Royals Blue
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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