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Kansas City Royals News and Rumors

  • Scherzer looks ready to go if Tigers need him

    Scherzer looks ready to go if Tigers need him

    MLB.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
    By all accounts, Max Scherzer has passed his final test to be cleared to pitch Wednesday's regular season finale against the Royals. The biggest hurdle left is whether the Tigers need him for it.
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  • Hosmer day to day; Escobar, Moustakas fine

    Hosmer day to day; Escobar, Moustakas fine

    MLB.com Oct 1, 2012
    Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is still day to day with a partial tear of his rotator cuff and no decision has been made on his status for the final series of the season. Alcides Escobar and Mike Moustakas were in the lineup on Monday.
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  • Video - Tiger Bites 01:39

    Tiger Bites

    Oct 1
    Miguel Cabrera had four hits, including his league-leading 44th homer, helping the Tigers clinch the American League Central.

Sports Columnists

  • Defense still leading way for Chicago Bears

    Oct 1
    The Bears' defense is aging, but it put on a dominant display in Dallas.
  • Los Angeles Lakers' Letter of the Day -- A

    Oct 1
    Can Los Angeles Lakers' many type-A personalities coexist on the same team in 2012-13? J.A. Adande turns to Steve Jobs for some insight.
  • Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four gam…

    Oct 1
    The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…
  • Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…

    Oct 1
    PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…