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Royals rally again as Nori Aoki, Jarrod Dyson come through in 6-1 victory over Twins

The chants overlapped as Nori Aoki stepped toward the plate. From both sides of Kauffman Stadium, the fans threw their voices toward the diamond, the sounds mixing but not muddling. The words were simple — “Let’s go Royals” — but the volume blared in the eighth inning of a 6-1 victory over Minnesota. If Wednesday lacked the sheer drama of Tuesday, when Alex Gordon blasted...
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Diamonds in the Rough 04.27.14

Another day full of struggles for the Affiliates as they went 3-6.HR CALL: Brian Fletcher (4) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Niklas Stephenson 5.0  3  1 R  0 ER  3 BB  2 K Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Brian Fletcher 2-3  R  HR  3 RBI   Omaha Storm Chasers 2              Reno Aces 5A rough trip through Reno has put the Chasers back 2 games in the division...
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Guthrie, Royals go for three-game sweep of Twins

With every victory, the Kansas City Royals grow more confident. Following a second straight comeback win, the Royals look to complete a three-game sweep by handing the visiting Minnesota Twins a fifth consecutive loss Thursday night. One day after Alex Gordon's two-run homer in the ninth propelled Kansas City (74-58) to a 2-1 victory Tuesday, the Royals scored all their runs...
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Guthrie, Royals go for three-game sweep of Twins

With every victory, the Kansas City Royals grow more confident. Following a second straight comeback win, the Royals look to complete a three-game sweep by handing the visiting Minnesota Twins a fifth consecutive loss Thursday night. One day after Alex Gordon's two-run homer in the ninth propelled Kansas City (74-58) to a 2-1 victory Tuesday, the Royals scored all their runs...
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Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
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Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
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Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
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Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
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Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
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Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
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Kansas City Royals Pitcher Wade Davis Does His Best Ricky 'Wild Thing' Vaughn

There are certain things that happen in movies you do not expect to ever see in a real baseball game. No one will ever drop down and do pushups after hitting a pop fly. You'll never see a pitch fly by the play by play man's head, and you will never see someone throw what would be a strike if the batter was the Jolly Green Giant.Okay, maybe that last one you will see. Royals...
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Royals use late charge to top Twins, 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2)...
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Royals use late charge to top Twins, 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2)...
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Six-run 8th inning powers Royals two win over Twins

  Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched a perfect eighth...
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Royals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched...
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Royals score six runs in eighth to beat Twins 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched...
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Royals score six runs in eighth to beat Twins 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each drove in a pair of runs during the surge, which came after the Twins' Phil Hughes (14-9) had stymied the Royals for the first seven innings. Wade Davis (8-2) pitched...
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Manager Ned Yost implores fans to come watch Royals' playoff drive

  Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by only 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium. Yost briefly mentioned the attendance in his postgame remarks, and he expanded on his thoughts when he was asked a follow-up question about...
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Yost says his comments about Royals fans were misunderstood

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals manager Ned Yost insisted he was misunderstood if anyone thought he was insulting or calling out Royals fans after comments he made following Tuesday night's 2-1 win over Minnesota. After that game, in which 13,847 fans showed up at Kauffman Stadium to see the walk-off win on Alex Gordon's two-run homer, Yost said: "I mean, what, 13,000 people...
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Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium. Yost briefly mentioned the attendance in his postgame remarks, and expanded on his thoughts when he was asked a follow...
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Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks, who is making a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota. Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura, whose turn was skipped in the rotation so that he could rest his sore lower back. Crow is headed...
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Royals option reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

  The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota. Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura, whose turn was skipped in the rotation so that he can rest his sore lower back. Crow is headed to Northwest Arkansas...
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Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota. Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura, whose turn was skipped in the rotation so that he can rest his sore lower back. Crow is headed...
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Royals and the Magi”K” of Postseason

There are years that are magical, it’s tough to explain. It’s like Auburn’s magical run in the BCS Title last year (I think Chris Davis the Auburn Cornerback is still running) or Boston breaking the curse in 2004. Balls drop in or plays are made that you just can’t explain. Trailing 4-3 in the 9th inning of Game 4, they embarked upon an unprecedented comeback from a three...
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On a glorious night for the Royals, Ned Yost manages to dump on the fans

Back in the training room, Danny Duffy is fixated on the television as a ninth inning that feels more important than most begins. The Royals need two runs to win. They have scored two runs in their last 28 innings. The Twins have called on their All-Star closer, the one with a biting fastball and diving slider. These are the times when only the invested believe. “How about a bloop...
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