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ALCS Preview and Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Kansas City Royals

By Jake Rose, 3 years 2 months ago
The American League Championship Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals is going to be must-see entertainment. Both teams are coming off very taxing and emotional five-game division series that left all of us baseball fans salivating at the thought of this matchup.  The Royals are proving that their run from 2014 wasn’t a fluke. Even without key names...

ALDS Preview and Prediction: Houston Astros vs. Kansas City Royals

By Jake Rose, 3 years 2 months ago
The Kansas City Royals know exactly how the Houston Astros feel right now. Last year, the Royals were the Astros of this year — sort of. In 2014 the Royals reached their full potential and earned a wild card berth before running roughshod through the postseason, winning the American League pennant, but ultimately falling in Game 7 of the World Series against Madison Bumgarner and...

Kansas City Royals Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

By Charlie Miller, 3 years 5 months ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let the...

Recap: Houston vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 3 years 5 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Keuchel had seven strikeouts over eight scoreless innings and George Springer belted a two-run homer to help Houston to a 4-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday. Keuchel (10-3), who was coming off his second shutout of the season when he struck out a career-best 12 batters against the Yankees on Thursday, scattered seven hits in his...

5 Royals in line to start All-Star Game

By The Sports Network, 3 years 5 months ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Five players on the Kansas City Royals are in line to start the All-Star Game, down from seven last week and eight the week before. Over the past week, Toronto's Josh Donaldson moved ahead of Kansas City's Mike Moustakas to lead American League third baseman with more than 11.73 million votes -- tops in all of baseball. Royals designated hitter Kendrys...

Kansas City Royals (44-28) at Houston Astros (44-34), 8:10 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 3 years 5 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals try to secure a fifth straight victory on Monday night when they begin a three-game set with the Houston Astros in a matchup of first place clubs. The Royals finished off a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with Sunday's 5-3 victory, with Salvador Perez homering and driving in three runs. Omar Infante and Alex Rios had an RBI each to...

Recap: Houston vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 3 years 5 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Lance McCullers threw seven strong innings, Chris Carter and Jose Altuve hit solo home runs and the Houston Astros rolled to a 6-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series between the top teams in the American League. McCullers (4-2) halted a two-start winless streak, giving up one run on four hits and two walks...

Recap: Seattle vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 3 years 5 months ago
Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Omar Infante drove in three runs to lead the Kansas City Royals in an 8-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners to wrap up a three-game series. Mike Moustakas hit a two-run home run while Alcides Escobar went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Royals, who took two of three in the set. Danny Duffy gave up two runs on eight hits over just 4 2/3...

Royals activate Duffy from DL for Wednesday start

By The Sports Network, 3 years 5 months ago
Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals activated pitcher Danny Duffy from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday for his start against the Seattle Mariners. Duffy hasn't pitched since May 16 and was placed on the 15-day DL nine days later thanks to left biceps tendinitis. Prior to the setback, Duffy made eight starts for the Royals this season, going 2-3 with a 5.87 ERA...

7 Royals in line to start All-Star Game

By The Sports Network, 3 years 5 months ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Seven players on the Kansas City Royals are in line to start the All-Star Game even after a Major League Baseball official said last week that millions of improper votes had been canceled. That number is down from eight players last week after Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera, the two-time AL MVP, reclaimed the lead at first base over Kansas City's Eric...