• Royals hook Fish to gain second in AL Central

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Aug 13, 2013
    The Royals won for the 17th time in 20 games and moved past Cleveland and into second place in the AL Central, while the Marlins are 1-8 in their past nine. How did we get here? The Royals don't have a hitter who ranks in the top 20 in the AL in OPS, but their top guys have been getting it done. From Boston, the team with the best record in the American League, the Royals turned to Miami, the team with the worst record in the National League. The Pirates may get all the credit because they haven't had so much as a winning season since 1992, but in all that time, the Royals have won more than they lost just twiceand in those seasons, they finished a combined total of three games above .500. The big playoff push they were supposed to make this year, the one that cost them stud prospect Wil Myers in an off-season trade for ace James Shields, looked like just the latest punch line to one of baseball's longest running jokes.
    Source: MLB.com
    • So The Royals Are The Hottest Team In The American League

      That's a headline I never thought I'd type this season. On June 4, the Royals were shut out by the Twins and fell to nine games under .500. It was their 15th loss in 18 games, and it put them in a tie with the miserable White Sox for last place in the A…
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Davis solid in return as Royals keep rolling

      Wade Davis came off the family emergency leave list and pitched six solid innings, Billy Butler homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Monday night.
      Source: ESPN.com

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