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Springer logs triple, grand slam in 9-run 1st

Springer logs triple, grand slam in 9-run 1st

MLB.com Updated 52 minutes ago
After getting hit by a pitch on his wrist last year and missing two months of the season, Astros outfielder George Springer exacted some revenge on Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Terry Collins Got Sassy With The Mets' PR Director

    Terry Collins Got Sassy With The Mets' PR Director

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    The Mets had a stressful afternoon yesterday. In one inning against the Kansas City Royals, Noah Syndergaard and Yoenis Cespedes left the game with elbow discomfort and a wrist sprain, respectively. Things were looking pretty ominous for a bit:Read more…
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  • Cespedes day to day with mild wrist sprain

    Cespedes day to day with mild wrist sprain

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    Seemingly losing a player to the training room every day, the Mets suffered a troubling injury when outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Royals in the sixth inning due to left wrist discomfort. Cespedes did not fly with his teamm…
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  • Mini Thor might have provided most adorable first pitch ever

    Mini Thor might have provided most adorable first pitch ever

    yahoo.com Jun 22 (2 days ago)
    New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard was scheduled to pitch Wednesday afternoon against the Kansas City Royals and that provided the perfect opportunity to invite a 5-year-old boy named Ashtin Gerberg. who bears a striking resemblance to Syndergaard, …
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  • Homers, bullpen's 8 2/3 help Mets edge Royals

    Homers, bullpen's 8 2/3 help Mets edge Royals

    MLB.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    With Bartolo Colon forced to leave after Whit Merrifield led off Tuesday night's game by ripping a liner off the pitcher's right thumb, Hansel Robles jogged to the mound. Robles and the rest of the Mets' bullpen held strong for 8 2/3 innings, holding Ka…
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  • Mets 2, Royals 1: As Lineup Sags, Mets Look for Help from Vegas…

    Mets 2, Royals 1: As Lineup Sags, Mets Look for Help from Vegas and Their Own Past

    nytimes.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    General Manager Sandy Alderson sent catcher Kevin Plawecki to AAA Las Vegas for Travis d’Arnaud while the team considered free agents Yulieski Gourriel and Jose Reyes.
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  • Mets Overcome Colon's Injury, Edge Royals 2-1 in WS Rematch

    Mets Overcome Colon's Injury, Edge Royals 2-1 in WS Rematch

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    Bartolo Colon's early injury put the New York Mets in a major bind, but they won a battle of bullpens against the best relief corps in baseball and defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night in a World Series rematch.
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  • Hansel Robles and Mets pen pals step up in win vs. Royals

    Hansel Robles and Mets pen pals step up in win vs. Royals

    ESPN.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    Hansel Robles and Mets pen pals step up in win vs. Royals
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  • d'Arnaud returns; Mets option Plawecki

    d'Arnaud returns; Mets option Plawecki

    MLB.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    As expected, the Mets activated catcher Travis d'Arnaud from the disabled list in time for Tuesday's game against the Royals. D'Arnaud had not played since April 25 due to a partially torn right rotator cuff. To clear roster space, the Mets optioned bac…
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  • Mets opt to line up Thor for start vs. Nationals

    Mets opt to line up Thor for start vs. Nationals

    MLB.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    Seeking to line up their best pitchers against the Nationals next week, the Mets made a late switch to their rotation on Tuesday. Noah Syndergaard, who was originally scheduled to start the opener of a two-game set against the Royals at Citi Field, will…
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  • Thor, Kennedy star in World Series rematch on MLB.TV

    Thor, Kennedy star in World Series rematch on MLB.TV

    MLB.com Jun 21 (3 days ago)
    A World Series rematch is on tap today as the Royals make their first trip back to Citi Field, the ballpark in which they were crowned champions last fall.
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  • Lindor, Uribe send Tribe to fourth straight win

    Lindor, Uribe send Tribe to fourth straight win

    MLB.com Jun 20 (4 days ago)
    Francisco Lindor and Juan Uribe homered in a three-run eighth inning to lead the Indians to a 7-4 win over the Rays in Monday night's series opener at Progressive Field. Cleveland has won four in a row and extended its lead in the American League Centra…
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  • After Eric Hosmer’s Dash, Things Aren’t Much Better for Mets Fi…

    After Eric Hosmer’s Dash, Things Aren’t Much Better for Mets Fielders Involved

    nytimes.com Jun 20 (4 days ago)
    The Kansas City Royals return to Citi Field on Tuesday, but the three Mets fielders who handled the ball on that famous World Series play have struggled mightily with injuries this year.
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  • Cuthbert the hero for Royals in extras

    Cuthbert the hero for Royals in extras

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 19 (5 days ago)
    Cheslor Cuthbert singled in the winning run with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 13th inning off Tigers left-hander Kyle Ryan to lead the Royals to a 2-1 win on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Machado begins 4-game suspension

    Machado begins 4-game suspension

    MLB.com Jun 19 (6 days ago)
    Manny Machado dropped his appeal of his four-game suspension for punching Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura, manager Buck Showalter announced after Saturday's 4-2 win over the Blue Jays, and he began serving his suspension Sunday.
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  • Royals use 21-hit onslaught to rout Tigers

    Royals use 21-hit onslaught to rout Tigers

    MLB.com Jun 19 (6 days ago)
    Rookie Whit Merrifield had three hits and drove in four runs, and Kendrys Morales had four hits and five RBIs in the Royals' 16-5 rout of the Tigers on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Tigers utility man Romine pitches against KC

    Tigers utility man Romine pitches against KC

    MLB.com Jun 19 (6 days ago)
    The Tigers can't keep relying on Justin Wilson and Shane Greene to pitch every tight game in the late innings, manager Brad Ausmus said on Friday. One night later, Ausmus called on utility man Andrew Romine to finish off a 16-5 loss to the Royals.
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  • Video - Royals Injury Update 02:12

    Royals Injury Update

    Mar 4
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's recovery from offseason wrist surgery and pitcher Luke Hochevar's recovery from Tommy John surgery.
  • Video - Ned Yost Joins Olbermann 06:25

    Ned Yost Joins Olbermann

    Mar 2
    Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost joins Keith Olbermann to discuss his team's outlook heading into the 2015 season, and an app he developed in the offseason.
  • Video - Weather-Based Promotion Nets Fans Cheap Tickets 02:59

    Weather-Based Promotion Nets Fans Cheap Tickets

    Feb 17
    Wilmington Blue Rocks general manager Chris Kemple discusses the weather-based promotion that resulted in his team selling tickets for 4 cents each.
  • Video - Olney: Market For James Shields 01:53

    Olney: Market For James Shields

    Feb 3
    Buster Olney explains how James Shields went from one of the hottest names this winter to a man still on the free-agent market, and how next offseason is a big reason for that.