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Recap: Kansas City vs. Cleveland

By The Sports Network, 4 weeks 13 hours ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Brantley's eighth-inning single knocked in the deciding run as the Cleveland Indians came through with a somewhat controversial 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Brantley's two-out hit off Wade Davis came shortly after Jose Ramirez was ruled safe on a potential double-play grounder, with the close call upheld following an unsuccessful...

Royals finally activate Rios from DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 day ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals activated outfielder Alex Rios from the disabled list on Saturday. Rios had been sidelined since early April with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand. He batted .321 in seven appearances before the injury. To make room on the roster, the Royals optioned outfielder Paulo Orlando to Triple-A Omaha....

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 1 month 5 days ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Adam Warren pitched 6 1/3 strong innings and Mark Teixeira knocked in four runs to lead the New York Yankees to a 5-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Warren (3-3) struck out five, walked none and gave up just two hits and one run to snap a two-start losing streak. Teixeira hit a two-run homer in the first inning and added a two-run...

Royals place Duffy on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 6 days ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals placed pitcher Danny Duffy on the 15-day disabled list Monday with left biceps tendinitis. The move is retroactive to May 17. Duffy has made eight starts for the Royals this season, going 2-3 with a 5.87 ERA. The team filled the roster spot by recalling lefty Brandon Finnegan from Triple-A Omaha. Finnegan has made four relief...

Recap: Kansas City vs. St. Louis

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kendrys Morales provided the offense and Kansas City's pitching staff once against shut down the opposition as the Royals opened a three-game interleague series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 5-0 victory. The success of the Show-Me State rivals provided more energy to an already- anticipated weekend set, with both sides leading their respective...

Blanton back in majors with Royals

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Pitcher Joe Blanton is back in the majors after the Kansas City Royals selected his contract from Triple-A Omaha. Blanton, 34, was released by the Angels after spring training in 2014 and announced his retirement after making two poor starts for Triple-A Sacramento in the Oakland organization. He signed a minor league deal with Kansas City in February...

Recap: Kansas City vs. NY Yankees

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Lorenzo Cain and Mike Moustakas each put on a hitting clinic Friday night to help the Kansas City Royals to a 12-1 win over the New York Yankees in the opener of a three-game set. Cain went 3-for-4 with a career-high five RBI and Moustakas had four hits and finished a home run shy of the cycle. Chris Young (3-0) earned the win after giving up one...

Royals reinstate Moustakas from bereavement list

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals reinstated third baseman Mike Moustakas from the bereavement list on Monday in time for his club's game against the Texas Rangers. The 26-year-old infielder has hit .327 with three home runs and 10 RBI in 28 games for the defending AL champions. He has been slotted to bat second. 

Recap: Texas vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Adrian Beltre cracked his 399th career home run and Thomas Field hit his first in his Texas Rangers debut. Beltre's two-run blast and solo shots by Field and Prince Fielder backed seven strong innings from Colby Lewis, leading the Rangers to an 8-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series. Lewis (3-2)...

Recap: Detroit vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Ian Kinsler went 4-for-4 and ended the game with a bunt single in the ninth as the Detroit Tigers rallied past the Kansas City Royals 6-5 in Friday's series opener. Anthony Gose led off the ninth with a double to right against Yohan Pino (0-1). Kinsler then laid down a bunt in between third base and the mound that Pino fielded, but his off-balance throw...