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Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 4:43 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR driver Aric Almirola has been released from the University of Kansas Medical Center a day after fracturing a vertebra during a fiery wreck at Kansas Speedway. Almirola was trailing Joey Logano and Danica Patrick on Saturday night when they were sent into the wall in...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 4:30 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former big league umpire Steve Palermo, whose accomplished career ended when he was shot trying to break up a robbery in 1991, has died. He was 67. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that Palermo had died, without providing details. Palermo, who lived in the Kansas City...
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Denny Medley - USA TODAY Sports
May 14, 2017 - 7:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered and drove in four runs to help the Kansas City Royals rally from five runs down to beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 Sunday. Jorge Soler and Drew Butera also homered for the Royals. Soler's 464-foot shot to center leading off the seventh was the longest...
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Jay Biggerstaff - USA TODAY Sports
May 13, 2017 - 11:31 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nate Karns struck out a career-high 12 in five innings, Eric Hosmer reached base four times and the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Saturday night. Karns is the first in franchise history to strike out 12 in five innings. The last major league pitcher to...
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Eric Hosmer - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
May 12, 2017 - 11:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Hosmer delivered another key hit, doubling home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and giving the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Lorenzo Cain singled with one out and Hosmer doubled to right-center field off Vidal Nuno (0-1...
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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Steve & Ted mornings
May 12, 2017 - 8:56 am
Steve and Ted listen to play-by-play of a 3 base error inside the park homerun. Denny Matthews and Steve Physioc in good form on the road.
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Dreamstime
May 12, 2017 - 4:52 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri-Kansas City has hired former Wichita State captain and Kansas State assistant Jacie Hoyt to turn around its struggling women's basketball program. Hoyt was introduced during a news conference Thursday. The native of Hoxie, Kansas, began her coaching career as an...
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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
May 12, 2017 - 4:37 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Major league ERA leader Jason Vargas went seven more scoreless innings, Salvador Perez had a two-run double during a five-run eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 on Thursday. Vargas (5-1) scattered three hits and dropped his ERA from 1.19...
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Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports
May 11, 2017 - 4:52 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have promoted Seth Maness from Triple-A Omaha, less than nine months after the right-hander had ligament surgery on his pitching elbow. Maness had what is called "primary repair" surgery on his ulnar collateral ligament Aug. 18 and signed a minor...
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Alex Gordon - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
May 10, 2017 - 10:10 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chris Archer pitched eight shutout innings Wednesday night and Logan Morrison, Rickie Weeks Jr., and Colby Rasmus homered for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Archer (3-1) won for the first time in five starts since April 14 to help the...
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