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Recap: Milwaukee vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar each knocked in two runs, and the Kansas City Royals held on for an 8-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers to give Ned Yost a sweet return to Miller Park. The Royals spotted Edinson Volquez an early 5-0 lead and were up 8-2 entering the ninth, then withstood a late charge from the home team to prevail in Yost's first game in...

Ned Yost Defends Royals in All Star Lead

By Josh Hamburger, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The Kansas City Royals are currently dominating the All Star vote, and a lot of people are not happy about that. Seven players are slated to make the starting All Star team, potentially with more if this voting surge continues. To many, it may seem ridiculous that so many players are making it from one team, even when there are plenty of other great choices. But that’s not how it...

Recap: St. Louis vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Mark Reynolds' home run in the fifth inning led the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in the second of a three-game set. Matt Carpenter and Jason Heyward each drove in a run for the Cardinals, who have won three straight. Tyler Lyons (1-0) picked up his first win of the season as he allowed two runs on three hits with a walk and...

Royals place Vargas on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals have placed left- handed pitcher Jason Vargas on the 15-day disabled list with a left flexor strain. Vargas had been scheduled to start for the Royals in Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Vargas is 5-2 with a 4.10 ERA in eight starts this season. To take Vargas' spot on the 25-man roster, the Royals recalled...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer in a four-run opening frame, and Kansas City went on to best Minnesota by a 7-2 count in the finale of this three-game set. Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain and Eric Hosmer each drove in a run for the Royals, who swept the series and have taken four in a row overall. Edinson Volquez (5-4) struck out six over seven...

Kansas City Royals (33-23) at Minnesota Twins (33-25), 8:10 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals have the brooms ready for the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, as the AL Central rivals close out a three-game series from Target Field. The Royals have taken the first two meetings by close scores. posting a 3-1 win on Monday and a 2-0 decision last night. Kansas City, which is one game ahead of Minnesota for the division lead, received another...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Young carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Salvador Perez cracked an upper-deck home run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night. Young (5-2) issued three walks before Trevor Plouffe's one-out triple in the seventh inning broke up the no-hit bid and knocked him out of the game. He had two strikeouts and...

Kansas City Royals Dominating All Star Voting

By Josh Hamburger, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Usually powerhouse teams with the largest fan bases, such as the New York Yankees, can force players into the All Star Game. However, the Kansas City Royals are shocking the baseball world right now, with an astounding seven players leading in starting roles. Seven starters would be an all time record if they are able to keep up these vote leads. On top of that, Omar Infante only trails Astros...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Texas

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Chi Chi Gonzalez twirled a three-hit shutout in his second major league start, with the rookie's gem leading the Texas Rangers to a 4-0 win over the slumping Kansas City Royals. After carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning and firing 5 2/3 scoreless frames in his MLB debut Saturday against Boston, Gonzalez was even better in his sequel. The 23-year-...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Cleveland

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - David Murphy capped a four-run third inning with a two-run double, and the Cleveland Indians handed the Kansas City Royals their first home series loss of the season with a 6-2 rain-shortened victory in the finale of a three-game set. The Royals were 7-0-1 in series at Kauffman Stadium heading into Thursday's game and handed the ball to Chris Young...