Kansas City Royals

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June 16, 2018 - 6:25 pm
The Houston Astros won their 10th straight game, with Dallas Keuchel getting three-run homers from Max Stassi and Alex Bregman to rout the Kansas City Royals 10-2. Jose Altuve hit a two-run double in the first inning to send the World Series champions on their way.
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June 16, 2018 - 12:54 am
Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch watched his team load the bases in front of hot-hitting Evan Gattis, and all he wanted was the big designated hitter to send a drive to the outfield and keep the line moving. Hinch had to settle for one that cleared the fence. Cleared the bases, too. Gattis crushed a...
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Jay Biggerstaff - USA TODAY Sports
June 13, 2018 - 12:12 am
Billy Hamilton eluded a rundown tag, and the Cincinnati Reds escaped with a victory. Joey Votto hit a bases-loaded triple in the 10th inning after Hamilton slipped out of a rundown, and the Reds beat the Royals 5-1 on Tuesday night. "Billy showed his athleticism and got out of that jam there and...
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Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports
June 05, 2018 - 5:08 am
Give the Los Angeles Angels enough opportunities and they find ways to score runs. It's a lesson they have taught the Kansas City Royals plenty of times this season. Mike Trout had three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Angels beat the Royals 9-6 on Monday...
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May 31, 2018 - 4:43 am
Mike Moustakas helped the Kansas City Royals take a nine-run lead in the second inning. They nearly gave it all away. Moustakas homered, doubled and drove in four runs in the first two innings, Jorge Soler went 4 for 5 with a home run, but the Royals nearly blew the big lead before holding on for a...
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May 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
Alcides Escobar was one of the least likely Kansas City Royals to belt a home run in extra innings. The light-hitting shortstop had not gone deep in 140 at-bats, and his only long ball this season came on April 17. Escobar, however, sent a drive to left field with two outs in the 14th inning...
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May 29, 2018 - 4:17 am
Miguel Sano keeps tormenting the Kansas City Royals. Sano belted a two-run homer, Eddie Rosario hit a three-run double and the Minnesota Twins snapped a four-game skid with an 8-5 victory over the Royals on Monday night. After extending his hitting streak against Kansas City to 15 games, Sano is...
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May 24, 2018 - 3:31 am
Drew Butera doesn't get much playing time, but the Kansas City Royals backup catcher made the most of his opportunity on Wednesday. Butera had a two-run single in the 10th inning and the Royals earned a 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Butera's RBIs were his first since May 2. Jon Jay...
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May 23, 2018 - 1:09 am
Kansas City starter Jason Hammel had to jog his memory on what to do after a win. It had been that long for Hammel, who was making his 290th career start Tuesday night. He earned his first victory of the season, helped by home runs by Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez in a 5-1 win by the Royals over...
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May 22, 2018 - 5:22 am
Miles Mikolas was pitching in Japan a year ago. Now he's one of the top pitchers in the majors. Mikolas pitched a four-hitter for his first career shutout and Tyler O'Neill homered for the third straight game and drove in four runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-0 victory over the Kansas...
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