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Saturday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Recap: Kansas City vs. Cleveland

Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer and knocked in three as Cleveland took down Kansas City, 6-1, in the first portion of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Carlos Santana, Baseball Players, Zach Walters, Jason Kipnis, Michael Brantley

Saturday | ArcaMax Publishing

Indians stop Royals, 6-1

With its 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Friday's series opener before 31,341 at Kauffman Stadium, the Indians compressed the standing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jason Kipnis, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Christian Colon, Lorenzo Cain

Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

AL Central race tightens as Royals lose again

With its 6-1 victory over the Royals in Friday's series opener before 31,341 at Kauffman Stadium, the Indians compressed the standing.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Christian Colon, Lorenzo Cain, Alex Gordon

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Nolan Writin'

Texas Rangers injury bug continues to bite

Aug 23, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar throws to first base as Texas Rangers left fielder Jim Adduci slides into second base during the seventh inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jim Adduci, Rougned Odor

Kansas City Royals

Anonymous batboy calls KC's walk-off finish

Assistant trainer Kyle Turner, as reported here, had ruminated about a "bloop and a blast" before Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon did just that to beat the Twins, 2-1.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Danny Duffy, Louis Coleman, Aaron Crow, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cleveland Indians

Ramirez opening eyes at shortstop

After the Indians traded veteran shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera to the Nationals last month, it appeared to clear top-prospect Francisco Lindor's path to the Majors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Asdrubal Cabrera, Jose Ramirez, American League, Major League Baseball, Paul Konerko

The Miami Herald

Sam Mellinger: Ned Yost sullies Royals' glorious night by ripping fans

Back in the training room, Danny Duffy is fixated on the television as a ninth inning that feels more important than most begins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Perkins gives up 2-run homer in Twins' 2-1 loss

The Twins' Ricky Nolasco battled through a bout of the flu while scattering three hits over seven shutout innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Glen Perkins, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Danny Duffy, Jarrod Dyson, Joe Mauer

The Miami Herald

Gordon's 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Glen Perkins

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NJ.com

Drew, Prado and Ellsbury homer as Yankees top Royals, 8-1

On their way to Detroit, the Yankees made a brief pit stop to play the Royals last night and added some fuel for their playoff charge.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Derek Jeter, Zelous Wheeler, Alex Gordon

Kansas City Royals

Shields, Royals drop makeup tilt to Yankees

Not the kind of thing a Royals fan would dwell upon, not when things have been going so good.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter, Alex Gordon

Rayhawk Review

Was the Yunel Escobar Extension a Mistake for the Rays?

Jul 26, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar against the Boston Red Sox at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Baseball Players

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

Wrap

Scott Baker recorded his first win as a starter in over three years to help the Texas Rangers salvage the finale of a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals with a 3-1 win on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Elvis Andrus, Alex Gordon

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Miami Herald

Jeremy Guthrie shuts down Rangers as Royals roll, 6-3

A cloud of chalk and dirt enveloped home plate as Lorenzo Cain collided with Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain, Nick Tepesch, Alex Gordon

Austin American-Statesman

Log

Kansas City Top 9th - Salvador Perez grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short scored Jarrod Dyson with two out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Billy Butler, Elvis Andrus, Leonys Martin

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Royals Rangers 8.22.14

Texas Rangers first base coach Bengie Molina , Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland and Texas Rangers starting pitcher Nick Tepesch wait for balls in the outfield during batting practice before the game with the Kansas City Royals at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Bengie Molina, Mike Moustakas, Nick Tepesch, Rougned Odor

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Rangers charging toward 100 losses

The march toward 100 losses for the Texas Rangers is plowing ahead, and there appears to be no practical way to keep them from hitting triple-digits.

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Related Topix: Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, National League, National League East, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Royals win eighth straight series with victory over Twins

Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez, and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Oswaldo Arcia, Trevor May

Minnesota Twins

May's control issues resurface in home debut

Given his status as a highly regarded prospect and his strong track record in the Minor Leagues, the Twins still have plenty of high hopes for Trevor May. But May has had trouble finding the strike zone early in his big league career, and while he was better in his Target Field debut Monday night, walks did him in again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Trevor May, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Royals win eighth straight series with victory over Twins

Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez, and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Oswaldo Arcia, Trevor May

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