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September 29, 2017 - 10:41 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ian Kennedy picked up his first home victory in more than a year as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Friday night. Kennedy (5-13) snapped a franchise record of 18 winless home starts, holding the postseason bound Diamondbacks to one run and...
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Danny Duffy - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
September 28, 2017 - 10:31 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Daniel Norris threw five scoreless innings to pick up his first victory in more than three months as the Detroit Tigers snapped a season-high nine-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Thursday night. Norris (5-8) gave up two hits in five innings. He...
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Alex Gordon - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
September 27, 2017 - 10:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Paulo Orlando hit a two-run homer, his first of the season, as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Detroit 7-4 on Wednesday night, the Tigers' ninth straight loss. The Tigers are 4-22 in September and have been outscored 68-30 in the skid. The...
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Jason Vargas - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
September 26, 2017 - 10:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas tied for the major league lead with his 18th victory, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the struggling Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Tuesday night. Vargas (18-10) went six innings to match Cleveland's Corey Kluber and the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw for most wins in the...
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Patrick Gorski - USA TODAY Sports
September 24, 2017 - 6:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) - Rookie right-hander Lucas Giolito pitched seven strong innings and Avisail Garcia drove in three runs with his 18th homer and a double to lead the Chicago White Sox past the fading Kansas City Royals 8-1 on Sunday. Kevan Smith had a solo homer and a single for two RBIs as Chicago...
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Matt Marton - USA TODAY Sports
September 23, 2017 - 10:08 pm
CHICAGO (AP) - Alex Gordon homered, Whit Merrifield drove in three runs and Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning to lead the Royals to an 8-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night, keeping Kansas City's slim playoff hopes alive. Salvador Perez went 2 for 4 with a pair of run-...
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Alex Gordon - Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports
September 22, 2017 - 11:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Davidson drove in three runs with his 26th homer and a double, Yoan Moncada hit a two-run drive and the Chicago White Sox overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Friday night. Alcides Escobar lined a solo drive and Eric Hosmer singled for two RBIs in a...
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Salvador Perez - Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
September 21, 2017 - 9:20 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Jason Vargas and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Melky Cabrera had three hits and the game's only RBI, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 on Thursday night. Vargas (17-10) struck out seven in 6 1/3 innings to win his third straight start. None of the...
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Mike Moustakas - Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
September 20, 2017 - 9:51 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit his 37th home run of the season, breaking Steve Balboni's Royals record, Salvador Perez and Whit Merrifield also connected and Kansas City routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-5 on Wednesday night. Rookie right-hander Jakob Junis (8-2) allowed four runs, two earned, in...
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Steve & Ted mornings
September 20, 2017 - 9:06 am
Gordon's homer is the 5,694th of this major league season, breaking the record set in 2000 at the height of the Steroids Era.
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