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  • Royals bullpen bullies Indians in 2-1 win

    Royals bullpen bullies Indians in 2-1 win

    Posted 10:38 PM 7/28/2015 by Jake Schnierow, Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - Eric Hosmer lifted the Royals over the Indians Tuesday with his two-out solo home run in the ninth inning in a 2-1 win.

    A sensational defensive play by the middle infield duo of Omar Infante and Alcides Escobar helped seal the game in the bottom of the inning for the Royals. (More)

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  • Royals make second trade before the deadline

    Royals make second trade before the deadline

    Posted 6:58 PM 7/28/2015 by Andrew Weiss, Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals have acquired Ben Zobrist as part of a trade with the Oakland Athletics. In return for Zobrist and cash considerations, the Athletics received minor league pitchers Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks.

    Zobrist, a two-time all-star, is hitting .268 through 67 (More)

  • Wong's slam paces Cardinals' 4-1 win over Reds

    Wong's slam paces Cardinals' 4-1 win over Reds

    Posted 10:04 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.

    Wong connected on a 3-2 fastball from rookie Raisel Iglesias (1-3) with two outs in the fourth, putting St. Louis ahead 4-1. Wong's second career (More)

  • Cardinals bolster bullpen, get Cishek in trade with Marlins

    Cardinals bolster bullpen, get Cishek in trade with Marlins

    Posted 3:22 PM 7/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals have bolstered their bullpen, getting Steve Cishek in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

    The Cardinals sent Double-A pitcher Kyle Barraclough to the Miami on Friday for the sidearming Cishek. The deal came a week before baseball's (More)

  • Travis Ishikawa drives in 4 as Pirates outslug Royals 10-7

    Travis Ishikawa drives in 4 as Pirates outslug Royals 10-7

    Posted 10:08 PM 7/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Travis Ishikawa had three extra-base hits and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates outslugged the Kansas City Royals 10-7 Monday night.

    Ishikawa, who was 1 for 13 with one RBI in nine games since the Pirates claimed him on waivers July 5, hit a two-run (More)

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  • Duffy leads Royals past Sale, White Sox 4-1

    Duffy leads Royals past Sale, White Sox 4-1

    Posted 4:31 PM 7/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Danny Duffy took a shutout into the ninth inning in the longest outing of his career, and the surging Kansas City Royals beat Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Sunday.

    Lorenzo Cain and Paulo Orlando homered as Kansas City (55-35) moved a season-high 20 games above (More)

  • Cardinals activate OF Holliday from 15-day DL

    Cardinals activate OF Holliday from 15-day DL

    Posted 5:33 PM 7/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals activated All-Star Matt Holliday from the 15-day disabled list and had him batting third against the New York Mets in their first game after the All-Star break.

    Rookie left-hander Nick Greenwood was optioned to Triple-A Memphis.

    The (More)

  • Rios, Moustakas homer as Royals beat White Sox 4-2

    Rios, Moustakas homer as Royals beat White Sox 4-2

    Posted 4:17 PM 7/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Alex Rios and Mike Moustakas homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Friday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader.

    On a scorching afternoon when the ball was carrying, the AL Central leaders took out a team showing some spark after struggling most (More)

  • California girl represents home town at All Star Game festivities

    California girl represents home town at All Star Game festivities

    Posted 8:38 PM 7/13/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALIFORNIA - Abby Braby shared the same field as her favorite baseball players Monday.

    The California, Mo. native, 10 years old, is a finalist in the Pitch, Hit & Run skills contest. Braby will compete against two other contestant in the girls softball division for 9 and 10 year olds (More)

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  • Former Cardinal Maclin's road to recovery both long and short

    Former Cardinal Maclin's road to recovery both long and short

    Posted 8:02 PM 7/12/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ST. PETERS - Lonnie Maclin remembers with a bright smile one of his first days as a St. Louis Cardinal. His teammate Mark Whiten hit four home runs, driving in 12 runs in a game against the Cincinnati Reds.

    "It was a lot of fun," Maclin said. "I was happy to see it."

    Ever since his (More)

  • Royals edge Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing seven-run lead

    Royals edge Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing seven-run lead

    Posted 5:08 PM 7/12/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Paulo Orlando broke a tie with an eighth inning homer and Kendrys Morales hit a three-run homer as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing a seven-run advantage Sunday.

    The Royals enter the All-Star break with an American (More)

  • Martinez, Moustakas win final vote for All Star game

    Martinez, Moustakas win final vote for All Star game

    Posted 5:36 PM 7/10/2015 by Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CINCINNATI - Both the St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Martinez and Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas won their respective league's final vote for the MLB All Star Game Friday evening, sending both to the festivities in Cincinnati next week.

    Martinez edged out Cincinnati's own Johnny Cueto to (More)

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