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7/5/2015 | Gutsy Royals earn a hard-fought series split

Ordinarily, splitting a four-game series at home would not be cause for rejoicing. But the Royals' weekend split with the Twins was not an ordinary case.


7/5/2015 | First-place Royals match up with Rays in KC

With the All-Star break fast approaching, the four-game series between the first-place Royals and the Rays provides an opportunity for Kansas City to keep up the momentum, while Tampa Bay will try to get on a roll after snapping its seven-game losing streak with a win Sunday against the Yanks.


7/5/2015 | Gordon good as Gold with catches against Twins

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon, a four-time American League Gold Glove Award winner and the Platinum Glove winner last year, once again wowed observers with a did-you-see-that catch in the fourth inning of a 3-2 walk-off win against the Twins on Sunday.


7/5/2015 | Cain, Escobar, Gordon, Perez tabbed All-Stars

The Royals won't have eight starters for this year's All-Star Game, as they once were projected to in the voting, but they did set a franchise record with four starters selected by the fans.


7/5/2015 | Ventura may take Blanton's turn on Thursday

Asked on Sunday if right-hander Joe Blanton would still make his next scheduled start on Thursday, Royals manager Ned Yost shrugged his shoulders.


7/5/2015 | Hosmer's double gives Royals 2nd walk-off win

Slumping first baseman Eric Hosmer ripped an RBI double into the right-field corner with none out in the ninth, giving the Royals a 3-2 walk-off win over the Twins on Sunday afternoon.


7/4/2015 | Blanton's rotation spot in question after loss

Royals right-hander Joe Blanton, who had another shaky start in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Twins at home, is listed as the Royals' probable starter on Thursday. And right-hander Yordano Ventura is scheduled for another Triple-A rehab start on Monday. But those plans could be altered.


7/4/2015 | Santana makes return to KC with Twins

As Twins right-hander Ervin Santana takes a big league mound for the first time on Sunday since his 80-game suspension for his use of a performance-enhancing drug, it will at least be in familiar surroundings. Santana returns to Kauffman Stadium, where he pitched well for the Royals in 2013 and where he has pitched well throughout his career (7-6, 3.68 ERA).


7/4/2015 | Santana set for Twins debut vs. Duffy, Royals

Former teammates Danny Duffy and Ervin Santana will go head to head in the series finale between the Royals and Twins at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday afternoon at 1:10 p.m. CT.


7/4/2015 | Plouffe, Mauer power Twins over Royals

Joe Mauer ripped a two-run homer and the Twins' bullpen tossed five scoreless innings to bail out starter Mike Pelfrey as Minnesota topped the Royals, 5-3, on Saturday in front 37,917 fans at Kauffman Stadium.


7/4/2015 | Royals Minor League Report: July 3

An update on the Kansas City Royal Minor League teams.


7/4/2015 | Royals find way to keep rolling with punches

The Royals are getting every other team's best game, best shot, best effort. So the Royals have to dig deep for victories, just as they did Friday night in a 3-2 walk-off win over the Twins at Kauffman Stadium.


7/4/2015 | Cain soaks in sweet taste of walk-off success

Looking to quench their thirst amid a four-game losing drought, the Royals needed look no further than Lorenzo Cain, who scored the decisive run in a 3-2 walk-off win over the Twins on Friday night.


7/3/2015 | Guthrie gives Royals big reason to celebrate

Long before Jarrod Dyson and Lorenzo Cain's heroics in the 10th inning lifted the Royals to a 3-2 walk-off win, starter Jeremy Guthrie kept it close on Friday night.


7/3/2015 | Royals option Colon, add Coleman from Omaha

Christian Colon, 26, was optioned to Triple-A Omaha while the club selected the contract of infielder Dusty Coleman, who played collegiately at Wichita State and spent the last seven years in the Oakland organization before signing this offseason with the Royals.


7/3/2015 | Blanton, Royals look to keep rolling against Twins

Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey is set to face Royals righty Joe Blanton as the American League Central rivals continue their four-game set on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.


7/3/2015 | Royals Minor League Report: July 2

An update on the Kansas City Royal Minor League teams.


7/2/2015 | Royals still baffled by Gibson's two-seamer

No matter what, Royals hitters again were perplexed by Kyle Gibson in a 2-0 loss to the Twins on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium. The right-hander gave up just four hits and struck out seven over eight shutout innings.


7/2/2015 | Ventura expected to make another rehab start

Right-hander Yordano Ventura likely will need one more start in the Minors before returning to the Royals, manager Ned Yost said on Thursday.


7/2/2015 | Hosmer grieving for young Royals fan's death

The words came hard for Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, as he stood in front of reporters on Thursday and tried to make meaning of the death of his 7-year-old friend, Noah Wilson, from Olathe, Kan.


7/2/2015 | Twins looking to trim gap in AL Central showdown

Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie will square off against Twins lefty Tommy Milone when the American League Central rivals meet in the second of a four-game series on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.


7/2/2015 | Royals super fan Wilson dies at age 7

Noah Wilson, whose fight against cancer and devotion to the Royals was chronicled during last year's World Series, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 7.


7/2/2015 | Herrera can't hold serve in decisive 7th frame

On Wednesday night, flame-throwing righty Kelvin Herrera looked mighty mortal for a second game in a row. Herrera took the loss, allowing the decisive run in the seventh inning of a 6-5 loss to the Astros, who swept the three-game set.


7/2/2015 | Volquez sidetracked by nightmare fifth inning

Royals starter Edinson Volquez looked the part for 3 2/3 innings against the Astros on Wednesday night, but it all came undone as he labored in a four-run fifth inning that was ultimately his final frame in the 6-5 loss at Minute Maid Park.


7/1/2015 | Lamb, Coleman selected as PCL All-Stars

The Pacific Coast League All-Star teams were announced on Wednesday, and the Royals' Triple-A Omaha affiliate landed a pair of pitchers on the roster.




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