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Royals deal Twins gut-wrenching defeat in 10 innings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Cain led off the bottom of the 10th with a double, went to third on a wild pitch by Aaron Thompson (1-3) and scored on Jarrod Dyson's fielder's choice grounder to first baseman...
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Royals deal Twins gut-wrenching defeat in 10 innings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Cain led off the bottom of the 10th with a double, went to third on a wild pitch by Aaron Thompson (1-3) and scored on Jarrod Dyson's fielder's choice grounder to first baseman...
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Cain has 3 hits to lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10 innings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Cain led off the bottom of the 10th with a double, went to third on a wild pitch by Aaron Thompson (1-3) and scored on Jarrod Dyson's fielder's choice grounder to first baseman Joe...
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This Date In Royals History–1985 Edition: July 3

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Royals’ World Series title, Pine Tar Press presents a day-by-day look at the 1985 season. Check Pine Tar Press every day for a new edition of This Date In Royals History. Bret Saberhagen dominated the A’s lineup for eight innings, leading the Royals to a 3-0 victory […]
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Preview: Twins at Royals

With 22-year-old Miguel Sano chipping in late, the Minnesota Twins managed to creep closer to the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals in the series opener. Now Tommy Milone will have some extra motivation to keep closing the gap at Kauffman Stadium. The left-hander looks to state his case to remain in the rotation Friday night when the Twins try to move within 2 1/2 games of the...
Via Fox Sports North
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Friday Notes

After a weekend sweep of the Oakland A’s, it looked like the Royals were ready to take off and put some distance between themselves and the rest of the American League Central. Then they had an absolute dud of a series against the Astros, losing all three, and followed that up with a dud of […]
Via Pine Tar Press
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Diamonds in the Rough 07.02.15

HR CALL: Whit Merrifield (3), Jorge Bonifacio (14), Alex Liddi (8), Lane Adams (5), Brandon Dulin (5), Alexis Rivera (7)   Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Alexis Rivera 2-4 3 R HR  5 RBI  BB Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Kyle Zimmer 2.0 IP  0 H  0 R  0 BB  5 […]
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Royals will look to bust slump with J-Guts on the bump

With 22-year-old Miguel Sano chipping in late, the Minnesota Twins managed to creep closer to the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals in the series opener. Now Tommy Milone will have some extra motivation to keep closing the gap at Kauffman Stadium. The left-hander looks to state his case to remain in the rotation Friday night when the Twins try to move within 2 1/2 games of the...
Via Fox Sports
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Royals will look to bust slump with J-Guts on the bump

With 22-year-old Miguel Sano chipping in late, the Minnesota Twins managed to creep closer to the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals in the series opener. Now Tommy Milone will have some extra motivation to keep closing the gap at Kauffman Stadium. The left-hander looks to state his case to remain in the rotation Friday night when the Twins try to move within 2 1/2 games of the...
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The countdown begins for the official release of the 2015 All-Star starters

The voting is now over for the 2015 All-Star Game and hopefully you made good use of your vote. No one knows if the Kansas City Royals will five or four starters for the American League. Will Todd Frazier be the starter in front of the hometown fans of Cincinnati? These questions will be answered on Sunday night. There is so much speculation and questions surrounding this All-Star...
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Twins blank first-place Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy...
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Twins blank first-place Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy...
Via Fox Sports North
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Former Mizzou pitcher helps send Royals to a fourth straight loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy of...
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Second-place Twins beat AL Central-leading Royals, 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy...
Via AP on Fox
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Former Mizzou pitcher helps send Royals to a fourth straight loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night. Gibson (6-6) stranded a pair of runners in the eighth before turning the lead over to Glen Perkins, who remained perfect in 26 save attempts. Perkins is two saves shy of...
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Royals get Hosmer back in lineup after ring finger sprain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was back in the starting lineup Thursday night after missing a three-game sweep at the hands of Houston with a sprained right ring finger. Hosmer said he isn't 100 percent, but he felt good enough after taking swings against Jason Vargas in a simulated game earlier Thursday to play in the series opener against the second-place...
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Royals get Hosmer back in lineup after ring finger sprain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was back in the starting lineup Thursday night after missing a three-game sweep at the hands of Houston with a sprained right ring finger. Hosmer said he isn't 100 percent, but he felt good enough after taking swings against Jason Vargas in a simulated game earlier Thursday to play in the series opener against the second-place...
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Slow and Steady Does it for Chris Young in Middle of Kansas City Royals Rotation

OAKLAND, CA – JUNE 27: Chris Young #32 of the Kansas City Royals pitches against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on June 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) Movement and location – of the components necessary to be be a big league pitcher, the aforementioned two are probably the most overlooked...
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Royals' Hosmer back in lineup after ring finger sprain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was back in the starting lineup Thursday night after missing a three-game sweep at the hands of Houston with a sprained right ring finger. Hosmer said he isn't 100 percent, but he felt good enough after taking swings against Jason Vargas in a simulated game earlier Thursday to play in the series opener against the second-place...
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Batter Up and Fry: Tailgating Treats. “Strawberry Salad”

It’s summer, summer everywhere. School is out, the heat is on, the Royals are playing away. Strawberries are bright and sweet and have landed in my dinner salads. Here it turns into an entrée with the addition of prosciutto and tangy vinaigrette made from preserved lemons. Quick to serve up, with no cooking to overheat […]
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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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Will history repeat itself? Royals Look to Rebound

It was just last season, when Royals fans and many others began thinking "Here we go again." The Royals had just finished a three game series with the Houston Astros, and had failed to win a single game.  The Astros were at the time, and still at the end of the season, the worst team in baseball.  The Royals were 24-28, and the season looked to be headed down the same path...
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Reviewing Past Royals International Signings

It’s July 2nd which means 16 year olds are making millions of dollars thanks to the international signing period and teams agreements through their advisors. The Royals as I wrote yesterday are looking to give out their biggest international payday to Latin players since 2011 and while they haven’t spent big big money the last […]
Via Pine Tar Press
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Royals put Houston behind them, head home and welcome Twins

Perhaps a visit from the Minnesota Twins will help the Kansas City Royals move on from a rough end to an overall successful road trip. The American League leaders can avoid matching a season high with their fourth consecutive loss by beating the Twins for a sixth time in seven games Thursday night. Kansas City (44-31) won five of the first six on its nine-game trek before being swept...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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