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Globe and Mail
Jays get third baseman from Kansas City in deadline-week trade
Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers, left, tags out Kansas City Royals' Danny Valencia at home on a throw from Alejandro De Aza, after Valencia tried to score from first on a double by Alcides Escobar, during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 21, 2014, in Chicago.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Billy Butler bashes, Jeremy Guthrie battles as Royals beat Indians, 7-5
Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie was laboring. The Indians played merry-go-round on the bases in the second inning and didn't stop until they reached five runs.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Deep Left Field
Jul 20, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon and shortstop Alcides Escobar warm up before the start of the game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
White Sox lose game, series to Royals
Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas knocks the ball out of the glove of White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers allowing Moustakas to score the winning run during the ninth inning Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Alcides Escobar, Utility Player
Eric Hosmer would be a great candidate; his defense is overrated compared to defensive metrics despite his Gold Glove, though fans seem to be realistic about his streaky hitting.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Royals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox
Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Chris Sale keeps getting better; White Sox win 3-1
He undoubtedly noticed Sale getting angry at himself for falling behind 1-0 to Danny Valencia with two runners on and one out in the sixth.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Kansas City Royals
Guthrie, Royals aiming to rebound in Chicago
The Royals, who have dropped three straight since the All-Star break, must find a way to stop the bleeding before their playoff aspirations start to slip away as they begin a three-game series with the White Sox.
Game 98 preview: Royals at Red Sox
Royals vs. Lester: Billy Butler 4-19, Alex Gordon 2-17, Danny Valencia 5-17, Raul Ibanez 5-15, Alcides Escobar 3-10, Eric Hosmer 3-10, Omar Infante 3-11, Moustakas 3-7, Cain 2-8, Dyson 0-3, Hayes 0-3, Perez 1-2.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Napoli's home run helps Red Sox clip Royals, 2-1
Danny Duffy did not have to throw it. But he opted for valor rather than discretion, and the Royals suffered the consequences in a 2-1 loss to the Red Sox.
The Wichita Eagle
Royalsa offense fails to support Duffy in loss to Red Sox
Kansas City's Danny Duffy walks around the mound as Boston's Mike Napoli right rounds third base after a solo home run during the sixth inning Saturday in Boston.
Kings of Kauffman
Light-Hitting Royals Lose Second Straight to Red Sox
In the cradle of American liberty , where Paul Revere once took a midinght ride, there was a contest of baseball skill between the KC Royals and the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
Red Sox Notebook: Xander Bogaerts doesn't pull punches
Even if they hadn't come all the way back last night to beat the Kansas City Royals on Jonny Gomes ' pinch-hit homer, the Red Sox could've taken solace in the fact that Xander Bogaerts showed signs of ditching his slump.
Red Sox Open Second Half With Win Over Royals
Maureen Mullen has covered the Red Sox and Major League Baseball for a variety of outlets since 2002.
Over The Monster
Red Sox 5, Royals 4: Sixth inning homers lift Red Sox
The Red Sox hit a pair of two-run shots in the sixth to overcome an early Royals lead and start the second half off with a win.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Kings of Kauffman
Royals Sputter Out of the Gate; Lose 5-4
Jul 18, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer hits an RBI single during the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Detroit Tigers feel good about themselves heading into break despite missed opportunity
There are very few statement games in Major League Baseball. With 162 games on the schedule, it's difficult to say that one game can turn the tide of an entire season or even mean substantially more than the other 161.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Bless You Boys
Game 90 Preview: Tigers at Royals
The Tigers rocked James Shields in their first meeting in 2014. Will Big Game James step up in a would-be-nice-to-win game for the Royals tonight? After having arguably the best season of his career in 2013, the 2014 season has been as average as it gets for James Shields.
Eugenio Suarez makes 'play of the game,' helps get Detroit...
Suarez made a nice pick on a sharply hit ground ball in the seventh inning Friday night to help the Detroit Tigers kill a rally and hold on for a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Detroit takes game, spirits of Royals by winning 16-4
Jeremy Guthrie immediately spotted the Tigers 3 runs in the first inning. However, the Tigers stole the spirits of the Royals by scoring those runs in a Royal manner.