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Keuchel turns in impressive All-Star audition

Keuchel turns in impressive All-Star audition

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 3 hours ago
Though he's constantly reminded about the growing list of accolades he's accruing, ace Dallas Keuchel maintains none of it matters after eight shutout innings in the Astros' 4-0 win over the Royals on Tuesday night.
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  • Cruz feels 'blessed' for fans' All-Star support

    Cruz feels 'blessed' for fans' All-Star support

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz is down to the final two days of All-Star Game voting and says he appreciates the fan support, no matter how things turn out in his race to the wire with Kendrys Morales of the Royals for the starting designated hitter spot …
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  • The five most intriguing races in the final days of MLB All-Sta…

    The five most intriguing races in the final days of MLB All-Star voting

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    We're in the final days of MLB All-Star voting, which is good news if you're tired of hearing about the onslaught of votes from Kansas City Royals fans, who have been trying to stack the American League team with their players. It's almost over. We prom…
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  • Manaea among 10 top prospect performers Monday

    Manaea among 10 top prospect performers Monday

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Sean Manaea is back on track. The Royals' No. 2 prospect made his return to Class A Advanced Wilmington on Monday, a full 10 months after he pitched his most recent game for the Blue Rocks.
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  • Altuve Helps Astros to 6-1 Win Over Royals

    Altuve Helps Astros to 6-1 Win Over Royals

    nytimes.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night.
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  • The Plan For An All-Royals All-Star Lineup Has Gone To Hell

    The Plan For An All-Royals All-Star Lineup Has Gone To Hell

    deadspin.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Barring a miracle, the AL All-Star lineup won’t end up as eight Kansas City Royals and Mike Trout. The dream is over.Read more...
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  • 5 Royals Lead in All-Star Voting, Balloting Ends Thursday

    5 Royals Lead in All-Star Voting, Balloting Ends Thursday

    nytimes.com yahoo.com MLB.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead.
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  • 'Arrow' star Stephen Amell gives Josh Donaldson's All-Star camp…

    'Arrow' star Stephen Amell gives Josh Donaldson's All-Star campaign a superhero boost (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    With less than a week left in Major League Baseball's All-Star voting, we've reached peak campaign season. Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is a deserving selection who is No. 2 at his position because of the Kansas City Royals voting jugg…
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  • Key things to watch for in today's games

    Key things to watch for in today's games

    MLB.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    The Royals and Astros -- two first-place clubs -- highlight Monday's action, while Mike Trout and Albert Pujols play host to the Yankees at Angel Stadium.
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  • What's next: Royals-Astros in 1st-place collision

    What's next: Royals-Astros in 1st-place collision

    MLB.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    The week ahead in baseball is an exciting one, beginning with a matchup of the first-place Royals and first-place Astros in Houston, but also featuring the return of Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez.
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  • Perez, Guthrie lead Royals in sweep of A's

    Perez, Guthrie lead Royals in sweep of A's

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    Salvador Perez homered, and the Royals took advantage of a crucial A's error in a three-run sixth inning to secure a sweep-clinching 5-3 victory at the Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.
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  • Roundup: Marlins Win First Game Since Injury to Giancarlo Stant…

    Roundup: Marlins Win First Game Since Injury to Giancarlo Stanton

    nytimes.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    Tom Koehler pitched seven innings, and the host Miami Marlins beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2, on Saturday in the Marlins’ first game since their star slugger, Stanton, was sidelined by a hand injury.
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  • Houston's Brett Oberholtzer ejected after throwing at Alex Rodr…

    Houston's Brett Oberholtzer ejected after throwing at Alex Rodriguez

    yahoo.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    Who knew the drama this weekend wouldn't come from the Royals-A's series in Oakland? Instead, tensions were high at Minute Maid Park in Houston, where Astros starter Brett Oberholtzer was ejected in the second inning for throwing a pitch at Alex Rodrigu…
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  • Royals, A's downright neighborly two months after April free-fo…

    Royals, A's downright neighborly two months after April free-for-all

    ESPN.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    Royals, A's downright neighborly two months after April free-for-all
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  • A's-Royals April incidents not like old-school melees

    A's-Royals April incidents not like old-school melees

    MLB.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    So you were expecting the sequel to be even better than the original? Not a chance. The Royals and A's were back at it again at the Coliseum on Friday night, 67 days removed from that three-game series at Kaufman Stadium that was punctuated by verbal jo…
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  • Young Bounces Back in Royals' 3-2 Win Over A's

    Young Bounces Back in Royals' 3-2 Win Over A's

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    Chris Young bounced back from his worst start of the season to pitch six innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Saturday.
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  • If tensions rise, Butler would play peacemaker

    If tensions rise, Butler would play peacemaker

    MLB.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)
    The last time the Royals and A's met, former Royal and current A's designated hitter Billy Butler was put in an awkward spot.
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  • A's put past fracas with Royals in the past

    A's put past fracas with Royals in the past

    MLB.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)
    The echoing sentiment among the A's before their series-opening game against the Royals at the Coliseum on Friday is that the team wants to put the drama-filled April meeting with Kansas City behind them.
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  • Moose, Royals bust loose in 4th, drop Seattle

    Moose, Royals bust loose in 4th, drop Seattle

    MLB.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    Mike Moustakas drilled a two-run homer as part of a seven-run fourth inning and left-hander Danny Duffy delivered 4 2/3 effective innings in his first start back from injury as the Royals handled the Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday night at Safeco Field.
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  • Moustakas, Infante Lead Royals Past Mariners 8-2

    Moustakas, Infante Lead Royals Past Mariners 8-2

    nytimes.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    Mike Moustakas hit a two-run home run and Omar Infante had a three-run double in a seven-run fourth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday night.
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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.

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