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Jamaal Charles a game-time decision
profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
The official diagnosis on Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles suggested that he’d miss time. And he still may. But there’s a good chance he won’t. Despite having a high ankle sprain (and a bone bruise, per a source with knowledge of the situation), Charl…Upvote Share Tweet
The Grand Slam: Mariners miss opportunity to gain ground in wild-cardyahoo.com 9 hours agoThe setup was perfect for the Seattle Mariners. Earlier in the day, both the Oakland A's and Kansas City Royals lost, opening the door for Seattle to move into a tie for the wild-card lead with a win over Houston. That door slammed shut quickly though. …Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 10 hours agoThe Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates, 1-0, on Saturday night to gain ground in the race for the second National League wild-card spot.Upvote Share Tweet
Pitched battle goes to man with most weaponsMLB.com 15 hours agoThe score was 3-2, and the Tigers' second straight win over the Royals on Saturday seemingly came down to a few key plays. And it did. But it also came about because Max Scherzer masterfully used his four-pitch arsenal to confound the Kansas City batter…Upvote Share Tweet
Furiously Double-Fisting Royals Fan Is A Damned National Herodeadspin.com 17 hours agoThis Royals fan couldn't gulp Bud Light fast enough in the ninth inning of Kansas City's eventual loss to the Tigers, and we're not sure where he needed to be but apparently he needed to be drunk before he got there. Or maybe just slightly buzzed, given…Upvote Share Tweet
Salvador Perez's baserunning error confuses umpires, proves costly for Royalsyahoo.com 17 hours agoThis weekend's Tigers-Royals series definitely has a postseason feel to it. And really, what's a postseason series without something bizarre or controversial happening? We definitely saw one of the strangest, most confusing plays of the season in Saturd…Upvote Share TweetMax Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead.Upvote Share Tweet
Umpires' reversal removes Royals' run in sixthMLB.com 17 hours agoAfter further review, a Tigers middle infield calamity became a game-changing escape. However, it wasn't replay, but an umpires' conference that ruled Salvador Perez never tagged up for the Royals' would-be go-ahead run in the sixth inning of their AL C…Upvote Share Tweet
Willingham bats third with Cain getting breakMLB.com 22 hours agoLorenzo Cain has gone 9-for-28 (.321) in the Royals' homestand, but he was not in the No. 3 spot in Saturday's starting lineup against the Tigers. Instead, Josh Willingham batted third as the designated hitter. There were a couple of reasons, according …Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Sep 20 (yesterday)The Tigers and Royals have staged a summer-long battle for the American League Central, and it's a fair bet their three-game set this weekend will go a long way toward determining the outcome. If that's the case, Detroit made quite the opening statement…Upvote Share TweetJustin Verlander fired 7 1/3 strong innings, while Ian Kinsler's two-run homer capped a five-run fifth that sealed the first-place Tigers' 10-1 win over the Royals on Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Royals recall lefty Collins for pennant raceMLB.com Sep 19 (yesterday)Left-handed reliever Tim Collins was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Friday, rejoining the Royals after an absence of more than 2 1/2 months.Upvote Share TweetChiefs tailback Jamaal Charles (ankle) is questionable for the club’s Sunday’s matchup at the Dolphins, according to the injury report. The Chiefs’ lead back, Charles was limited for a second straight day with his injury, a high-ankle ailment. A “questi…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 19 (2 days ago)The Kansas City Chiefs (0-2) and Miami Dolphins (1-1) meet for the first time since 2006 on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium. The Chiefs are coming off a 24-17 loss to the Broncos in Denver, a game in which the result wasn't decided until the Chiefs' fourth-d…Upvote Share Tweet
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