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Astros GIF: George Springer Collects First Major League Hit

George Springer is in the majors now. It didn't take long for him to get his first major league hit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Twitter Tuesday: trading Eric Berry, overreacting to the Royals,...

During the eclipse early this morning, the moon’s appearance changed from bright orange to blood red to dark brown and gray.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Weird

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Off Day May Have Come at a Perfect Time for the Kansas City Royals

This was supposed to be the point in the schedule where those ills that have plagued the Kansas City Royals would be cured.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Billy Butler

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Looking at the Royals Defensive Struggles

Apr 11, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer

Royals Review

Cold Bats: How are the Royals not producing a ton of runs?

That wasn't a good hitting performance. Up to last night, the starting pitching has been steady.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals

Royals hoping ace Shields can deflect Twins

Look at James Shields since he's been with Kansas City and you'd think he hasn't fit in very well at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Shields, Baseball Players, Jason Kubel, Brian Dozier, Joe Mauer, Michael Tonkin

The Wichita Eagle

Royalsa pitching implodes against the Twins

He needed no more to allow this 10-1 loss to Minnesota to degenerate into a laugher.

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Related Topix: Sports, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players, Trevor Plouffe, Bruce Chen, Michael Mariot, Kyle Gibson

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Star Tribune

Gibson gives the Twins pick-me-up

The Twins starting rotation has mostly been in shambles during the opening weeks of the 2014 season, except for one determined righthander.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals, Billy Butler

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

With plays like Alcides Escobar's catch, Royals are writing a glove story

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar runs down a fly ball to short center for an out on Tampa Bay Rays' Ryan Hanigan in the second inning during Wednesday's baseball game on April 9, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Johnny Giavotella, Louis Coleman, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Wed Apr 09, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Rays not sure if Matt Moore will need surgery

Rays officials will further discuss and evaluate the status of LHP Matt Moore today in deciding whether he needs surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Baseball Players, Matt Moore, Cesar Ramos, Ben Zobrist

Royals Review

Royals Take Game and Series from the Rays...The DEVIL Rays

The Royals had Wednesday afternoon's game well in hand before Alex Gordon blasted a three run home run in the fifth inning, but damn, it's nice to have a home run in the books.

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Related Topix: Sports, Johnny Giavotella, Baseball Players, Desmond Jennings, Alex Gordon, Jake Odorizzi, Lorenzo Cain

Royals Review

.045 Is an Ugly Number

After last night's wasted outing by Yordano Ventura thanks to the horrendous Royals offense, Mike Moustakas finally raised his batting average.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Lincoln Daily News

Four Rays Pitchers Combine For Shutout

Right-hander Joel Peralta struck out second baseman Danny Valencia to end the eighth inning with the bases loaded to pick up the victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joel Peralta, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Greg Holland, Ben Zobrist, Yordano Ventura

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Reviewing the Brew

Will This Current Brewers Rotation Be Better Than 2011's?

After holding the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox to four runs over three games, I started to think about this year's rotation versus the rotation from the 2011 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Zack Greinke, Yuniesky Betancourt, Lorenzo Cain

Hays Daily News

Infante takes shot in Royals' win against Rays

The collision of a baseball and the human head invokes an instantaneous horror, the sort of fear that caused Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost to break into sweat in 60-degree weather.

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Related Topix: Sports, Johnny Giavotella, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Christian Colon, Ben Zobrist, Billy Butler

The San Diego Union-Tribune

AL Capsules

Derek Jeter gave Yangervis Solarte some assistance with Yankee Stadium tradition, then the rookie helped make the captain a winner in his final home opener Monday as New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Jacoby Ellsbury, David Robertson, John Lackey, Tanner Scheppers

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Escobar, Vargas lead Royals over Rays 4-2

Jan Alderson, who now teaches at Shawnee Mission South, is recognized as an inspiration.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Rays at Royals

The Kansas City Royals played some of their best baseball against the pitching-rich Tampa Bay Rays last season, winning six of seven games while scoring a total of 53 runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, American League, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Alex Gordon

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Chris Sale, White Sox hand Royals a 5-1 loss

Being told to "go jump in a lake" is usually a snarky kiss-off. But it's become a heartwarming call-to-action for a Missouri community whose effort to help the family of a 5-month-old boy with cancer has inspired thousands across the country to submerge themselves in cold bodies of water.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Collins, Mike Moustakas, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Tyler Flowers

The State

Sale shuts down Royals as White Sox win 5-1

Alexei Ramirez and Tyler Flowers each drove in a pair of runs as the White Sox won the series finale after dropping the first two games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Tim Collins, Alexei Ramirez, James Shields

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