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  • Keuchel dominate again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0

    Keuchel dominate again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0

    Posted 9:51 PM 6/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    HOUSTON (AP) - Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

    The performance comes after Keuchel (10-3) threw a six-hit shutout in a win over the New York Yankees in his previous start. Keuchel struck (More)

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  • Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

    Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

    Posted 10:27 PM 6/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night.

    In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning (More)

  • Kansas City's Escobar scratched against Astros

    Kansas City's Escobar scratched against Astros

    Posted 7:27 PM 6/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    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 (More)

  • Guthrie gets 1,000th strikeout in Royals' 5-3 win over A's

    Guthrie gets 1,000th strikeout in Royals' 5-3 win over A's

    Posted 9:47 PM 6/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday.

    Omar Infante hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run (More)

  • Carlos Martinez helps Cardinals rally past Marlins 4-3

    Carlos Martinez helps Cardinals rally past Marlins 4-3

    Posted 9:12 PM 6/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    MIAMI (AP) - Right-hander Carlos Martinez shook off a slow start and a fastball that hit him in the right shoulder to pitch seven innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Tuesday.

    Martinez (8-3) trailed 3-0 after 1 1-3 innings before settling down. He retired the (More)

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  • Royals continue to dominate AL All-Star Voting

    Royals continue to dominate AL All-Star Voting

    Posted 5:10 PM 6/22/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - With 10 days remaining in the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game voting, the Kansas City Royals quest to become the team with the highest number of starters in history stayed on course after MLB's update of American League votes.

    The Royals are currently projected to (More)

  • Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals 13-2

    Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals 13-2

    Posted 5:16 PM 6/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - David Ortiz passed two Hall of Famers with his 476th home run, and the Boston Red Sox banged out 13 extra-base hits Sunday in a 13-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

    Hanley Ramirez hit his team-best 15th homer and Mookie Betts also went deep for the Red Sox, who (More)

  • Morgan wins big league debut, leads Phils past Wacha, Cards

    Morgan wins big league debut, leads Phils past Wacha, Cards

    Posted 5:14 PM 6/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Adam Morgan won his major league debut in surprising style, outpitching Michael Wacha and leading the Philadelphia Phillies past the St. Louis Cardinals 9-2 Sunday.

    Winless in the minors this year, Morgan (1-0) allowed one run and six hits in 5 2-3 innings, striking six (More)

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

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

    Posted 10:09 PM 6/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    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 (More)

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  • Vargas hits winning HR with 2 outs in 9th, Twins sweep Cards

    Vargas hits winning HR with 2 outs in 9th, Twins sweep Cards

    Posted 3:48 PM 6/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Slumping Kennys Vargas hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory and a two-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Joe Mauer homered for the Twins, too, tying the game in the eighth to answer (More)

  • Young drives in 3 runs, pitches 7 sharp innings for Royals

    Young drives in 3 runs, pitches 7 sharp innings for Royals

    Posted 10:35 PM 6/16/2015 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Chris Young became the first Royals pitcher to drive in three runs in a game since 1972 and worked seven innings of five-hit ball Tuesday night, leading Kansas City to a 7-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

    Young had a two-run single in the fourth inning and an RBI (More)

  • Cardinals play through rain, beat Twins 3-2 again

    Cardinals play through rain, beat Twins 3-2 again

    Posted 5:31 PM 6/16/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Hours after a federal investigation into possible computer hacking by the Cardinals became public, St. Louis extended its winning streak to five by beating the Minnesota Twins 3-2 behind Michael Wacha's pitching and Mark Reynolds' two-run single.

    Before the game, manager (More)

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