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8/9/2014

Royals pull closer to division lead

Royals pull closer to division lead

Posted 8:48 PM 8/9/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - James Shields threw a four-hitter and Alex Gordon homered as the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight, beating the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Saturday night.

The Royals have won nine of 10 to move with 1 1-2 games of AL Central-leading Detroit. The Royals (More)...

Orioles blast three home runs, rout Cardinals 10-3

8/8/2014

Butler drives in three runs as Royals beat Giants 4-2

Butler drives in three runs as Royals beat Giants 4-2

Posted 8:38 PM 8/8/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Billy Butler homered and drove in three runs and outfielder Nori Aoki threw out to runners in the same innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 Friday night for their fifth straight victory.

The Royals, who have not been in the playoffs (More)...

Cardinals give up six home runs, lose to Orioles 12-2

8/3/2014

Royals win 4-2 against Athletics behind a gem from James Shields

Royals win 4-2 against Athletics behind a gem from James Shields

Posted 3:58 PM 8/3/2014 by The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - James Shields pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly a month, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.

Shields (10-6) retired his first 15 batters before Josh Reddick hit a leadoff homer in the sixth. Alberto Callaspo then (More)...

Cardinals use seventh inning rally to defeat Brewers 3-2

8/2/2014

Masterson victorious in Cards debut

Masterson victorious in Cards debut

Posted 7:43 PM 8/2/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong broke out of a slump with a home run and three RBIs and Justin Masterson won his St. Louis debut as the Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 on Saturday night.

St. Louis, which had lost three of its previous four, moved two games behind first-place (More)...

A's have eight-run fifth inning, defeat Royals 8-3

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