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

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

MLB.com Updated 58 minutes 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 7 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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  • Keuchel reaping rewards of Astros' success

    Keuchel reaping rewards of Astros' success

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Dallas Keuchel, the 27-year-old left-hander, makes his 17th start of the season on Tuesday night against the Kansas City Royals. Since the start of the 2014 season, his 2.65 ERA is behind only Felix Hernandez (2.41), Jon Lester (2.46) and Chris Sale (2.…
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  • Manaea among 10 top prospect performers Monday

    Manaea among 10 top prospect performers Monday

    MLB.com 14 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 21 hours ago
    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 spent virtually all of All-Star voting season in second place because …
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  • The Joe Delaney “30 for 30″ premieres in August as a digital sh…

    The Joe Delaney “30 for 30″ premieres in August as a digital short

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Yes, ESPN is producing a “30 for 30″ documentary on Chiefs running back Joe Delaney, who died 32 years ago today while trying to save three drowning boys. No, it won’t be a full-blown “30 for 30″ documentary. It won’t even be televised. An ESPN spokesma…
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  • Jeremy Maclin: Alex Smith has “a guy he can trust”

    Jeremy Maclin: Alex Smith has “a guy he can trust”

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin had some familiarity with the Chiefs’ offensive scheme when he arrived in Kansas City this offseason because of his past working relationship with coach Andy Reid and offensive coordinator Doug Pederson, but he’d never played…
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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 (yesterday)
    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 (yesterday)
    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)
    Your browser does not support iframes. 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 inni…
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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 - Chiefs address issues at receiver, offensive line 01:24

    Chiefs address issues at receiver, offensive line

    Jun 19
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher grades a Kansas City offseason that saw the Chiefs sign Jeremy Maclin, trade for Ben Grubbs and draft Mitch Morse.
  • Video - Chiefs LB Houston sits out offseason workouts 02:03

    Chiefs LB Houston sits out offseason workouts

    Jun 18
    Jerome Bettis discusses how linebacker Justin Houston's holdout affects team chemistry.
  • Video - Chiefs drop troubled WR Da'Rick Rogers 02:35

    Chiefs drop troubled WR Da'Rick Rogers

    Jun 16
    ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates discusses the Chiefs' release of WR Da'Rick Rogers.
  • Video - Deadline looms to sign franchise tenders 02:00

    Deadline looms to sign franchise tenders

    Jun 15
    Field Yates, Louis Riddick and Jim Trotter talk about the players who have not signed their franchise tenders.

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