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Ted Woodward
July 27, 2017 - 10:39 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- In Major League Baseball on Wednesday night, the Miami Marlins pounded the host Texas Rangers 22-10. The starting shortstop for the Marlins, and hitting last in the batting order, was former Wichita Wranglers infielder Mike Aviles. Aviles was 2-for-6 in the game, driving in a...
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Eric Hosmer - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
July 26, 2017 - 10:18 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Eric Hosmer matched his career high with five hits, including his first major league grand slam, and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to a season-high eight games with a 16-2 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Hosmer entered with 117 homers but had not...
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Joakim Soria - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
July 25, 2017 - 9:19 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Danny Duffy (7-6) pitched into the seventh inning for the Royals, who added two runs in...
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Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
July 24, 2017 - 10:30 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight game, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Hours after the Royals helped their pitching staff by acquiring Trevor Cahill and two relievers in a...
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Alex Gordon - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
July 21, 2017 - 11:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 7-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Merrifield flied out to Melky Cabrera to score Alcides Escobar, who led off the inning with a single. The Royals, who trailed 5-1...
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Mike Moustakas - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
July 20, 2017 - 11:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Moss drove in four runs, Mike Moustakas had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals routed the error-prone Detroit Tigers 16-4 on Thursday night. Eric Hosmer and Whit Merrifield homered for the Royals, who moved within 1½ games of first-place Cleveland in the AL...
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Alex Gordon - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
July 20, 2017 - 12:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Moss doubled off the wall in the ninth to score the tying run, and Alex Gordon drove him home with a sacrifice fly to bail out closer Kelvin Herrera and give the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Moss homered in the third...
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Whit Merrifield - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
July 18, 2017 - 10:32 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos homered twice and drove in five runs, Detroit scored five times in the second inning and the Tigers cruised from there to a 9-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. After trading slugger J.D. Martinez to Arizona for a package of...
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Alcides Escoba - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
July 14, 2017 - 10:33 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Mike Napoli had a go-ahead two-run shot and the Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Friday night. Martin Perez (5-6) allowed eight hits and a walk over seven innings, but kept all that traffic to just...
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Eric Hosmer - Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
July 04, 2017 - 9:09 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Whit Merrifield hit the first pitch of the game from Felix Hernandez for his seventh home run, Mike Moustakas added his 24th homer of the season, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 on Tuesday for their fifth win in six games. Kansas City knocked around Hernandez...
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