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Carpenter's homer helps Cards even I-70 set

Carpenter's homer helps Cards even I-70 set

MLB.com Updated 16 hours ago
Matt Carpenter homered and seven Cardinals drove in runs in an 8-4 win over the Royals on Tuesday night to even the I-70 Series at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Cain sustains hamstring strain against Cards

    Cain sustains hamstring strain against Cards

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain stretched to beat out a throw at first base and strained his left hamstring in the seventh inning of an 8-4 loss to the Cardinals on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Kendrys could see outfield action in NL parks

    Kendrys could see outfield action in NL parks

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    It was last September when Royals manager Ned Yost happened to notice designated hitter Kendrys Morales shagging some fly balls in the outfield during batting practice.
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  • The Cardinals Lost Their 36th Game

    The Cardinals Lost Their 36th Game

    deadspin.com Jun 28 (yesterday)
    The Kansas City Royals scored four runs in the second inning Monday and never looked back as they beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-2.Read more...
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  • Kendrys' 4 hits drive Royals to win in I-70 tilt

    Kendrys' 4 hits drive Royals to win in I-70 tilt

    MLB.com Jun 27 (yesterday)
    Left-hander Danny Duffy matched a career long with eight strong innings and red-hot Kendrys Morales had four hits and two RBIs as the Royals rallied for a 6-2 win over the Cardinals on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Danny Duffy Pitches Royals to 6-2 Win Over Cardinals

    Danny Duffy Pitches Royals to 6-2 Win Over Cardinals

    nytimes.com Jun 27 (yesterday)
    There have been plenty of times over the years when Royals pitcher Danny Duffy would give up a first-inning home run, or fall into a big early hole, and it would cause everything else to slowly unravel.
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  • Watch Live: Royals take on Cardinals in MLB Free Game of the Da…

    Watch Live: Royals take on Cardinals in MLB Free Game of the Day

    yahoo.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    All teams are prone to streaky play. But the Kansas City Royals have taken that to a whole new level in June. Looking at the games they've played, it's almost like they can only win or lose in streaks. You can watch the Royals try to turn one win into a…
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  • Kennedy Strikes Out 11 as Royals Top Astros 6-1

    Kennedy Strikes Out 11 as Royals Top Astros 6-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com yahoo.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Ian Kennedy knew Kansas City needed a long outing, and he delivered.
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  • Sale Pitches White Sox Past Royals 5-2

    Sale Pitches White Sox Past Royals 5-2

    nytimes.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Chris Sale pitched eight innings of two-run ball to become the majors' first 13-game winner, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday.
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  • Medlen progressing, set for more rehab starts

    Medlen progressing, set for more rehab starts

    MLB.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Right-hander Kris Medlen is inching closer to being a rotation option again for the Royals and manager Ned Yost.
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  • Jose Altuve literally fell 90 feet short of a cycle

    Jose Altuve literally fell 90 feet short of a cycle

    yahoo.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Just about everything is going right for the Houston Astros these days. Following Saturday's 13-5 dismantling of the Royals, they've now won seven straight games overall, they've moved to a season-best three games over .500, and in the last two games al…
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  • Jose Altuve literally fell 90 feet short of a cycle

    Jose Altuve literally fell 90 feet short of a cycle

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    Just about everything is going right for the Houston Astros these days. Following Saturday's 13-5 dismantling of the Royals, they've now won seven straight games overall, they've moved to a season-best three games over .500, and in the last two games al…
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  • Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

    Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

    MLB.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)
    George Springer had three hits and drove in five runs, and the Astros blitzed Royals starter Edinson Volquez for nine runs in the first inning in cruising to a 13-4 victory on Friday night.
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  • Terry Collins Got Sassy With The Mets' PR Director

    Terry Collins Got Sassy With The Mets' PR Director

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    The Mets had a stressful afternoon yesterday. In one inning against the Kansas City Royals, Noah Syndergaard and Yoenis Cespedes left the game with elbow discomfort and a wrist sprain, respectively. Things were looking pretty ominous for a bit:Read more…
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  • AFC West Q&A: Is Alex Smith good enough to lead the Chiefs …

    AFC West Q&A: Is Alex Smith good enough to lead the Chiefs to a championship?

    ESPN.com Jun 23 (6 days ago)
    AFC West Q&A: Is Alex Smith good enough to lead the Chiefs to a championship?
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  • Cespedes day to day with mild wrist sprain

    Cespedes day to day with mild wrist sprain

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 23 (7 days ago)
    Seemingly losing a player to the training room every day, the Mets suffered a troubling injury when outfielder Yoenis Cespedes left Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Royals in the sixth inning due to left wrist discomfort. Cespedes did not fly with his teamm…
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  • Mini Thor might have provided most adorable first pitch ever

    Mini Thor might have provided most adorable first pitch ever

    yahoo.com Jun 22
    New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard was scheduled to pitch Wednesday afternoon against the Kansas City Royals and that provided the perfect opportunity to invite a 5-year-old boy named Ashtin Gerberg. who bears a striking resemblance to Syndergaard, …
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  • Video - Why isn't there more excitement surrounding the Chiefs? 00:46

    Why isn't there more excitement surrounding the Chiefs?

    Jun 3
    Antonio Pierce suggests that because Alex Smith is the quarterback, there isn't as much excitement around the Chiefs as there probably should be.
  • Video - Bray not a surprising choice for No. 2 quarterback 01:24

    Bray not a surprising choice for No. 2 quarterback

    May 24
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says a closer look reveals QB Tyler Bray might be Kansas City's best choice to back up starter Alex Smith.
  • Video - Who are the best under-the-radar NFL rookies? 01:59

    Who are the best under-the-radar NFL rookies?

    May 15
    ESPN analyst Field Yates examines some of the incoming NFL rookies drafted outside of the first round who could still have a huge impact for their teams.
  • Video - Hill understands the negative reaction from Chiefs fans 00:43

    Hill understands the negative reaction from Chiefs fans

    May 9
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says Kansas City drafted Tyreek Hill because he's taking anger management classes and the team believes he deserves a second chance.