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7 hrs ago | Denver Post

Royals journey from cellar to contender provides hope for Rockies fans

Colorado Rockies catcher Michael McKenry drops the ball while trying to tag out Kansas City Royals' Billy Butler at home plate during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Billy Butler, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Royals

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7 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

Royals give Rockies hope

But at least they've sniffed the postseason since the Cold War ended. The Kansas City Royals, who came to Coors Field on Tuesday rolling toward October as the hottest team in baseball, haven't played in the playoffs since winning the World Series with George Brett in 1985.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Billy Butler

15 hrs ago | Twinkie Town

Recap: Mayyyy Be Better Next Time

After cruising along the first four innings, Kansas City made Trevor May's third appearance another one to forget.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Trevor May, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Billy Butler, Anthony Swarzak

22 hrs ago | Kings of Kauffman

Royals Links: James Shields, September Call-Ups, Gordon for MVP, & More

This is a weird feeling for Royals fans. It's August 19, and the team is about to play 5 consecutive games against the 2 worst teams in baseball, which should present the Royals an opportunity to extend their current 2-game lead over the Tigers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Collins, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players, James Shields, American League, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays

Butler, KC set sights on earning No. 1 seed

The way Billy Butler figures it, why should the Royals just settle for winning the American League Central? Why not improve their potential playoff position as well? Butler believes the Royals are past the danger of faltering as they did after their 10-game winning streak in early June.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, Baltimore Orioles

The Wichita Eagle

Closer Greg Holland is the Royalsa MVP a " so far

Still six months to go in baseball's regular season, Royals fans. I know time is crawling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Entertainment

Deep Left Field

Standings Update: 8/18/14

Aug 17, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians center fielder Michael Bourn leaps at the wall on a home run by Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop in the ninth inning at Progressive Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Schoop, Baseball Players, Danny Salazar, Salvador Perez, Jeremy Guthrie, Kyle Seager

Sun Aug 17, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Royals score 7 in 2nd, beat Twins 12-6

Kansas City sent 11 batters to the plate and scored seven times in the second, keyed by two-run singles for Alcides Escobar and Nori Aoki.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins

The State

Recap: Minnesota vs. Kansas City

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and Josh Willingham and Salvador Perez added solo blasts as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 12-6 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins, Tommy Milone

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Royals score 7 in 2nd, beat Twins 12-6

Kansas City sent 11 batters to the plate and scored seven times in the second, keyed by two-run singles for Alcides Escobar and Nori Aoki.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Alcides Escobar, Joe Mauer

Bugs and Cranks

What's Goin' On?

As Sunday dawned, the Tigers sat a half-game back of the Kansas City Royals for first place in the American League Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez, Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Rant Sports

Giovanny Urshela: Cleveland Indians' Future Third Baseman

The likes of played decent defense during Spring Training, fielding third for the first time since he was in the Dodgers' farm system, and took the starting job from struggling incumbent to start the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball

Fri Aug 15, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Recap: Royals 6, Twins 5

SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Royals 6, Twins 5 Royals 6, Twins 5: Former Twin Josh Willingham had a three-run double in a five-run fourth inning to lift red-hot Kansas City in the opener of a four-game series in Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Alcides Escobar

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Athletics Nation

Game #121: 2014 A's lose to 2012 A's, 7-3

But I figured this one really gets across the point more. Every year, there's one team with a history of struggling that somehow manages to put together a crazy run at the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Brandon Moss, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

Royals Review

Royals win 7-3, take series, maintain 1st place

In the initial incarnation of the game thread for today's day game, I claimed that a mysterious gift of good luck has been responsible for the Royals ' winning ways.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Aaron Crow, Lorenzo Cain

SFGate

A's, Samardzija take on Royals LIVE

Oakland 0, Kansas City 0 Oakland Top 2nd - - Eric Sogard grounded out second to first to end the inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Alcides Escobar

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Minnesota Twins

Nolasco set to return to action as Twins return home

Ricky Nolasco's first rehab outing went well enough that he'll be the Twins' starter Friday in the first of a four-game set against the Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Danny Duffy, Minnesota Twins

The Wichita Eagle

On Nebraska Night at Kauffman Stadium, ex-Husker Alex Gordon homers as Royals beat Giants 5-0

A Western Carolina night for Greg Holland. Cal State Fullerton day for Christian Colon.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Jarrod Dyson, Aaron Crow

The Washington Post

Why Royals could still miss playoffs

Don't look now, but the Kansas City Royals lead the AL Central by a half game over the Detroit Tigers.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers

Kings of Kauffman

Adjusting the Royals' Lineup to Increase Production

It had to end eventually, didn't it? The Royals lost for the first time in 9 games last night, and they got their money's worth, giving up 20 hits and 11 runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Billy Butler, Lorenzo Cain

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