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Royals Win On Wild Sprint-Off

Royals Win On Wild Sprint-Off

deadspin.com Updated 40 minutes ago
Jarrod Dyson is fond of the maxim, "that's what speed do," which is an easy thing to say when you're as fast as Jarrod Dyson. But last night's thrilling come-from-behind win, in which two pinch-runners had their ways with the basepaths? That's…
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  • Royals' speed helps them earn a wild walk-off win against White…

    Royals' speed helps them earn a wild walk-off win against White Sox

    yahoo.com MLB.com 6 hours ago
    This was one of those wins that playoff-caliber teams have to eke out. And as weird as it may seem still, when we're talking about the Kansas City Royals, we're talking about a team that has every intention of playing in the postseason. If that happens,…
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  • Daniel Nava's slam damages Royals

    Daniel Nava's slam damages Royals

    yahoo.com Sep 15 (yesterday)
    Daniel Nava of the Boston Red Sox handed the Kansas City Royals a major setback to their playoff aspirations Sunday. But did the Royals, who haven't reached the postseason since winning the World Series 29 years ago, have to be so darned helpful to him?…
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  • Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ …

    Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Earns 19th Win

    nytimes.com Sep 15 (yesterday)
    Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.
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  • Bullpen hiccup costs Royals ground in Central race

    Bullpen hiccup costs Royals ground in Central race

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Sep 14 (yesterday)
    Relieving Jason Vargas in a tight spot, Aaron Crow gave up a go-ahead grand slam as the Royals fell to the Red Sox, 8-4, on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • The Grand Slam: Tigers maintain division lead on Alex Avila's l…

    The Grand Slam: Tigers maintain division lead on Alex Avila's late homer

    yahoo.com nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 14 (2 days ago)
    Only moments before Alex Avila stepped up to the plate representing the go-ahead run in Detroit, the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a 7-1 win over the Red Sox, temporarily moving into a first place tie with Detroit. That meant a Tigers loss would result …
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  • Revised lineup keeps KC half-game out of first

    Revised lineup keeps KC half-game out of first

    MLB.com Sep 13 (2 days ago)
    With his offense sputtering, Royals manager Ned Yost had hinted that he might fine-tune his lineup. It became more of a major realignment, however, as he moved Alcides Escobar, Nori Aoki and Lorenzo Cain into the 1-2-3 spots, dropped Eric Hosmer and Oma…
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  • Holland firing on all cylinders in return for KC

    Holland firing on all cylinders in return for KC

    MLB.com Sep 13 (3 days ago)
    Royals closer Greg Holland is ready to resume pitching, manager Ned Yost said before Friday night's game against the Red Sox. Holland sat out a week after getting his 42nd save on Sept. 3 against Texas because of a tight right triceps.
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  • Holland, Duffy close to returning for Royals

    Holland, Duffy close to returning for Royals

    ESPN.com Sep 11 (5 days ago)
    All-Star closer Greg Holland could be available for the Kansas City Royals this weekend after dealing with some tightness in his right arm, while left-hander Danny Duffy was awaiting word from doctors before beginning to throw again.
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  • Postseason Picture for Thursday, Sept. 11

    Postseason Picture for Thursday, Sept. 11

    MLB.com Sep 11 (5 days ago)
    The back-and-forth party otherwise known as the AL Central kept on going Wednesday night, and the Royals were the ones blowing out the candles this time, as the Pulse of the Postseason continues to beat.
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  • Shields, Royals blank Tigers for Central lead

    Shields, Royals blank Tigers for Central lead

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com yahoo.com Sep 11 (5 days ago)
    James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.
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  • Guthrie talks fan safety at suspension appeal

    Guthrie talks fan safety at suspension appeal

    MLB.com Sep 10 (6 days ago)
    For Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, it was more than appealing a fine. It was a chance to tell Major League Baseball officials about his concern for fan safety. Guthrie was fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a ball into the upper deck on May 1 at K…
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  • Rain delays start of Royals-Tigers series finale

    Rain delays start of Royals-Tigers series finale

    MLB.com Sep 10 (6 days ago)
    The start of Wednesday night's crucial series finale between the Royals and Tigers at Comerica Park was delayed due to inclement weather. Heavy downpours pounded the metro Detroit area all day. The rain slowed in the hour leading up to the scheduled fir…
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  • Hochevar excited about first throwing session

    Hochevar excited about first throwing session

    MLB.com Sep 10 (6 days ago)
    Luke Hochevar was smiling like a kid under a Christmas tree. And why not? The Royals' right-hander, who underwent Tommy John surgery on March 17, threw a baseball for the first time since then on Wednesday in an indoor batting cage at Comerica Park.
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  • Tigers gain first-place tie after pickoff stymies Royals rally …

    Tigers gain first-place tie after pickoff stymies Royals rally in ninth

    yahoo.com Sep 10 (6 days ago)
    Jarrod Dyson might as well have worn a sign around his neck saying he would try to steal third base. It was that obvious when Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost subbed him to run at second in the ninth inning Tuesday night. The Detroit Tigers didn't mi…
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  • Video - Royals Rally For Walk-Off Win 02:17

    Royals Rally For Walk-Off Win

    Sep 15
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The Royals scored two runs in the ninth inning to top the White Sox 4-3.
  • Video - Royals Rally For Walk-Off Win 01:04

    Royals Rally For Walk-Off Win

    Sep 15
    The Royals scored two runs in the ninth inning to top the White Sox 4-3.
  • Video - Royals' Slide Continues 00:47

    Royals' Slide Continues

    Sep 12
    The Royals suffered their fifth loss in seven games by falling to the Red Sox 4-2.
  • Video - Red Sox Double Up Royals 00:30

    Red Sox Double Up Royals

    Sep 11
    The Red Sox topped the Royals 6-3 to snap their four-game losing streak.

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