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Royals Beat White Sox 2-1 With Run in 9th

Royals Beat White Sox 2-1 With Run in 9th

nytimes.com MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Jul 23 (yesterday)
Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning when White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers could handle a throw home and the Kansas City Royals beat Chicago 2-1 Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
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  • O's acquire Minor Leaguer Paredes from Royals

    O's acquire Minor Leaguer Paredes from Royals

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Orioles acquired Jimmy Paredes from the Royals for cash considerations on Thursday, and the utility man has been optioned to Baltimore's Triple-A Norfolk affiliate.
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  • Moose fuels Royals' attack with pair of homers

    Moose fuels Royals' attack with pair of homers

    MLB.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Bruce Chen logged five solid innings, while Mike Moustakas belted a pair of homers in the Royals' 7-1 win over the White Sox on Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
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  • Guthrie fine with payback after hit by pitches

    Guthrie fine with payback after hit by pitches

    MLB.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    There was a bit of baseball gamesmanship that, in the opinion of Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, was handled quite properly. And he was the guy who set it off by hitting two batters early in Monday night's 3-1 loss to the White Sox.
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  • Vargas eyes return to KC's rotation vs. Tribe

    Vargas eyes return to KC's rotation vs. Tribe

    MLB.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    Royals lefty Jason Vargas, who is out after having an appendectomy, will miss at least two turns of the rotation. But, if all goes well, he might return as soon as next Sunday against the Indians.
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  • Royals' Hosmer scratched with bruised hand

    Royals' Hosmer scratched with bruised hand

    ESPN.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    Eric Hosmer has been scratched from the Kansas City Royals' lineup against the Chicago White Sox with a bruised right hand.
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  • Butler hoping to extend stay with Kansas City

    Butler hoping to extend stay with Kansas City

    MLB.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    Billy Butler has had a struggle this season and no one, including him, is sure when or if he'll come out of it. One thing Butler does know is that he'd like to remain with the Royals -- even if it means renegotiating his contract.
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  • Roundup: Lester Remains Hot, Shutting Out Royals for a Red Sox …

    Roundup: Lester Remains Hot, Shutting Out Royals for a Red Sox Sweep

    nytimes.com MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    Jon Lester allowed no earned runs for the third time in four starts to help Boston complete a three-game sweep of Kansas City.
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  • De La Rosa, Napoli lift Red Sox over Royals

    De La Rosa, Napoli lift Red Sox over Royals

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 19 (5 days ago)
    Rubby De La Rosa pitched seven solid innings and Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking homer to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
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  • Red Sox activate Victorino, send down Betts

    Red Sox activate Victorino, send down Betts

    ESPN.com Jul 19 (5 days ago)
    The Boston Red Sox activated outfielder Shane Victorino off the disabled list prior to Saturday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.
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  • Gomes delivers in pinch with blast to best KC

    Gomes delivers in pinch with blast to best KC

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 19 (6 days ago)
    Pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes followed suit after Xander Bogaerts' two-run blast in a decisive sixth inning as the Red Sox rallied for a 5-4 win over the Royals on Friday night at Fenway Park.
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  • Yanks to honor Jeter prior to Sept. 7th game

    Yanks to honor Jeter prior to Sept. 7th game

    ESPN.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    The Yankees will honor Derek Jeter during a special pregame ceremony Sept. 7th at Yankee Stadium prior to that afternoon game against the Kansas City Royals.
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  • On Baseball: After All-Star Break, Nearly Everything (and Every…

    On Baseball: After All-Star Break, Nearly Everything (and Every Team) Is in Play

    nytimes.com Jul 17
    The second half of the season in Major League Baseball will feature the customary races for first place in every division.
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  • Royals beef up bullpen by acquiring Frasor

    Royals beef up bullpen by acquiring Frasor

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jul 16
    The Royals made a move to strengthen their bullpen on Wednesday, acquiring right-hander Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers.
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  • Royals Rally for 5-2 Win Over Tigers

    Royals Rally for 5-2 Win Over Tigers

    nytimes.com Jul 13
    Eric Hosmer's RBI double capped a five-run seventh inning and Kansas City avoided a four-game sweep on Sunday with a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
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  • Holland looking forward to All-Star experience

    Holland looking forward to All-Star experience

    MLB.com Jul 13
    Closer Greg Holland, along with left fielder Alex Gordon and catcher Salvador Perez, was off to represent the Royals in Tuesday night's All-Star Game at Target Field.
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  • Porcello Outduels Shields, Tigers Beat Royals

    Porcello Outduels Shields, Tigers Beat Royals

    nytimes.com Jul 12
    Rick Porcello outdueled James Shields and the Detroit Tigers won their fifth in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday night.
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  • Ausmus falls ill; Lamont leads Tigers

    Ausmus falls ill; Lamont leads Tigers

    MLB.com Jul 12
    Brad Ausmus was absent for most of the Tigers' 2-1 win over the Royals on Friday, as he left in the second inning with an undisclosed illness. Bench coach Gene Lamont served as manager and led Detroit to its fourth straight win.
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  • Video - Red Sox Sweep Royals 00:33

    Red Sox Sweep Royals

    Jul 20
    Jon Lester pitched eight scoreless innings and David Ross hit his sixth home run of the season in the Red Sox's 6-0 win over the Royals.
  • Video - Napoli Homers Red Sox Past Royals 00:39

    Napoli Homers Red Sox Past Royals

    Jul 19
    Mike Napoli's sixth-inning solo home run was the difference for the Red Sox, who beat the Royals 2-1.
  • Video - Red Sox Rally Past Royals 00:30

    Red Sox Rally Past Royals

    Jul 18
    Jonny Gomes' pinch-hit home run lifted the Red Sox past the Royals 5-4.
  • Video - Tigers Win Fifth Straight 00:24

    Tigers Win Fifth Straight

    Jul 12
    Alex Avila hit his seventh home run of the season and Rick Porcello collected his 12th win as the Tigers beat the Royals 5-1.

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