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Royals Acquire Gomes From Braves

Royals Acquire Gomes From Braves

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 7 hours ago
The American League-leading Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder Jonny Gomes in a trade with the Atlanta Braves on Monday.
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  • Jeremy Guthrie Is Trying To Put Ballboys Out Of Work

    Jeremy Guthrie Is Trying To Put Ballboys Out Of Work

    deadspin.com 18 hours ago
    Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie was relaxing in the bullpen over the weekend series with the Rays, so he started a competition with one of the Tampa Bay ballboys to see who could wrangle more foul balls. The ballboy won two out of three, but Guthrie hustl…
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  • Rays edge Royals on homer by Kiermaier

    Rays edge Royals on homer by Kiermaier

    MLB.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Kevin Kiermaier hit his second home run in as many days and the bullpen backed a solid start by Nathan Karns with four innings of scoreless relief to power the Rays to a 3-2 victory over the Royals on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
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  • Guyer, Kiermaier Hit HRs Help Rays Beat Royals 3-2

    Guyer, Kiermaier Hit HRs Help Rays Beat Royals 3-2

    nytimes.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    A couple of solo home runs from unlikely sources and four strong innings of relief were just enough for the Tampa Bay Rays to get their first and only win of the season over the Kansas City Royals.
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  • Royals alumni teach baseball to kids at Play Ball KC

    Royals alumni teach baseball to kids at Play Ball KC

    MLB.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Former Royals All-Star outfielder Willie Wilson joined seven other former Kansas City players on Sunday to teach throwing and fielding skills as part of an MLB and U.S. Conference of Mayors' initiative called Play Ball KC. The event focused on strengthe…
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  • Chiefs Make Roster Moves To Get Team Down to 75

    Chiefs Make Roster Moves To Get Team Down to 75

    chiefsgab.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    The Chiefs today made roster moves to get the team down to 75, which has to be done by Tuesday afternoon. The Chiefs have selected James Winchester to serve as their long snapper, waiving Andrew East and 10 others Sunday as they pare down to the 75-man …
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  • Moustakas Has 3 RBIs, Royals Beat Rays 6-3

    Moustakas Has 3 RBIs, Royals Beat Rays 6-3

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    Mike Moustakas had three hits and three RBIs, Kendrys Morales kept up his torrid two-out hitting and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 on Saturday night.
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  • Royals' Gordon close to return from groin injury

    Royals' Gordon close to return from groin injury

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    Royals' Gordon close to return from groin injury
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  • Improved passing game would allow Chiefs to dream big

    Improved passing game would allow Chiefs to dream big

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    Improved passing game would allow Chiefs to dream big
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  • Alex Smith looks good, Andy Reid says the Chiefs’ offense is ro…

    Alex Smith looks good, Andy Reid says the Chiefs’ offense is rolling

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    The Chiefs went the entire 2014 season without a single wide receiver catching a touchdown pass. This year, things will be different. That’s what Chiefs coach Andy Reid thinks after seeing his first-string offense get extended work in the third preseaso…
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  • Smith Sharp as Chiefs Rout Titans 34-10 in Preseason Game

    Smith Sharp as Chiefs Rout Titans 34-10 in Preseason Game

    nytimes.com Aug 28 (3 days ago)
    The Chiefs' Alex Smith knows exactly how much weight Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota feels as the first-round pick tries to turn around the fortunes of Tennessee.
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  • Former first rounder A.J. Jenkins feeling confident in Dallas

    Former first rounder A.J. Jenkins feeling confident in Dallas

    profootballtalk.com Aug 28 (4 days ago)
    A.J. Jenkins was one of the most disappointing first-round draft picks in recent memory, a wide receiver who spent only one season with the 49ers and never caught a single pass. He was only slightly better after he was traded to the Chiefs, and now he l…
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  • Ventura leads Royals for series win over O's

    Ventura leads Royals for series win over O's

    MLB.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)
    Right-hander Yordano Ventura threw six scoreless innings and struck out a career-high 11 batters while red-hot Mike Moustakas had three hits and two RBIs as the Royals topped the Baltimore Orioles, 5-3, on Thursday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Jones exits game after crashing into CF wall

    Jones exits game after crashing into CF wall

    MLB.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)
    Adam Jones exited Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Royals in the top of the third inning after running into the center-field wall at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Chiefs' low ranking on under-25 players doesn't mean …

    Chiefs' low ranking on under-25 players doesn't mean future is bleak

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)
    Chiefs' low ranking on under-25 players doesn't mean future is bleak
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  • Orioles belt five homers to power past Royals

    Orioles belt five homers to power past Royals

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)
    Wei-Yin Chen threw 6 2/3 serviceable innings, giving up just three runs, and the Orioles' offense belted five home runs in an 8-5 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Clowney Should Be Ready for Texans' Opener vs Chiefs

    Clowney Should Be Ready for Texans' Opener vs Chiefs

    nytimes.com Aug 26 (6 days ago)
    Jadeveon Clowney is expected to play in Houston's season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sept. 13.
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  • BLS Roundtable: Which fringy contender will wind up making the …

    BLS Roundtable: Which fringy contender will wind up making the playoffs?

    yahoo.com Aug 26 (6 days ago)
    With the final month of the season approaching, the baseball playoff races are heating up. At this point, there are few certainties. The Kansas City Royals probably have things wrapped up, and it would be tough to see the St. Louis Cardinals missing out…
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  • So who is the LeBron James of football?

    So who is the LeBron James of football?

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (6 days ago)
    Who’s the LeBron James of the NFL? It was apparently easier for Jerry Seinfeld to figure out the true identity of Shmoopie. Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles says it’s him. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says it’s him. Rodney Harrison of Pro Foot…
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  • Video - Chiefs to get another look at Dee Ford against Titans 01:05

    Chiefs to get another look at Dee Ford against Titans

    Aug 28
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says the defensive coaches want to see last year's first-round draft choice play as well as he did last week.
  • Video - Sacks or not, the Titans need to find ways to get QBs out of rhyt... 00:44

    Sacks or not, the Titans need to find ways to get QBs out of rhyt...

    Aug 28
    The Titans let Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith have far too easy a time in the first half of Friday night's preseason game.
  • Video - When the passing game works, the Chiefs can accomplish big things... 00:44

    When the passing game works, the Chiefs can accomplish big things...

    Aug 28
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says Kansas City's passing game was the stuff of dreams in Friday night's victory.
  • Video - Titans fall to Chiefs 01:09

    Titans fall to Chiefs

    Aug 28
    Marcus Mariota completes 7 of 11 passes for 99 yards in the Titans' 34-10 loss to the Chiefs.

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