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  • Royals Sign First-Round Pick Finnegan

    Royals Sign First-Round Pick Finnegan

    Posted 7:37 PM 6/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals signed first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan, a left-handed pitcher who helped lead TCU to the College World Series, on Saturday.

    Finnegan signed for $2,200,600, the slotted money for the 17th overall pick. With Finnegan agreeing to terms (More)

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  • Infante's slam sends Royals to 8-6 win over Angels

    Infante's slam sends Royals to 8-6 win over Angels

    Posted 10:32 PM 6/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Omar Infante capped a seven-run inning with his first career grand slam, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-6 on a rough Friday night for starting pitchers.

    Jason Vargas and Angels counterpart Matt Shoemaker (5-2) combined to give up (More)

  • Kershaw Pitches Dodgers To 2-0 Win Over Royals

    Kershaw Pitches Dodgers To 2-0 Win Over Royals

    Posted 10:49 PM 6/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Clayton Kershaw followed his first career no-hitter with eight marvelous innings, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier drove in a run apiece and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Tuesday night.

    Kershaw (8-2) allowed six hits and a walk while (More)

  • Court: Royals Fan Hit by Hot Dog Gets New Trial

    Court: Royals Fan Hit by Hot Dog Gets New Trial

    Posted 7:39 PM 6/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Kansas City Royals fan injured by a hot dog tossed by the team mascot.

    The unanimous opinion Tuesday from the state's highest court centered on a legal standard called the baseball rule. That rule says fans (More)

  • Royals Send Chen to the Bullpen

    Royals Send Chen to the Bullpen

    Posted 7:15 PM 6/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals have activated left-hander Bruce Chen from the 60-day disabled list and sent him to the bullpen in a long relief role.

    To clear roster space before Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Royals optioned reliever Tim Collins to Triple-A (More)

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  • Valencia Activated Off The DL

    Valencia Activated Off The DL

    Posted 4:13 PM 6/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals activated Danny Valencia off the disabled list Sunday and started him at third base against the Seattle Mariners.

    Valencia went on the disabled list June 1 with a muscle strain in his left hand. He hit .246 with one home run and seven RBIs in 20 (More)

  • Wainwright Strong as Cards Beat Phillies 4-1

    Posted 6:38 PM 6/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday broke an eighth-inning tie with a double, and Adam Wainwright tossed eight strong innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 win over Philadelphia that snapped the Phillies' season-high five-game winning streak on Saturday.

    Holliday ripped a one-out (More)

  • Royals Place Aoki on 15-Day DL

    Royals Place Aoki on 15-Day DL

    Posted 4:35 PM 6/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals put outfielder Nori Aoki on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a left groin strain.

    Aoki, who grounded out as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning Friday, is hitting .263 with 14 extra-base hits, in 68 games, while batting leadoff in 64 (More)

  • Mariners Edge Royals 2-1

    Posted 4:18 PM 6/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Dustin Ackley drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out ninth inning single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Saturday.

    Ackley's single to right on a 2-2 count scored Kyle Seager, who doubled with two outs to start the game-winning rally. (More)

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  • Burnett, Phillies stop Cardinals 5-1

    Posted 11:07 PM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A.J. Burnett scattered seven hits for his first complete game of the year and the Philadelphia Phillies won their season-high fifth in a row, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 Friday night.

    The Phillies' winning streak has come on the road. They have won nine of 11 (More)

  • Mariners score 2 in 9th to beat Royals 7-5

    Posted 10:52 PM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Brad Miller homered off Royals closer Greg Holland to break a ninth-inning tie, and the Seattle Mariners beat Kansas City 7-5 despite blowing an early five-run lead Friday night.

    Charlie Furbush (1-4) inherited a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the eighth, but the (More)

  • Wacha Gets Key Outs, Cardinals Beat Mets 5-2

    Posted 10:05 PM 6/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha escaped a pair of jams with strikeouts, and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped a fifth-inning tie en route to a 5-2 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

    Yadier Molina hit his first homer since May 24 for the Cardinals, who have won eight of nine and (More)

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