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6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Punchless Royals fall to Twins 2-1

The seventh inning of a 2-1 Royals loss lasted a mere four pitches, and yet offered a wide window into this club's primary weakness.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Salvador Perez, Alex Gordon, Kyle Gibson

10 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Indians' John Axford takes step backward during Royals series, but still aims to be closer again

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, John Axford

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Minnesota Twins

Hughes shakes off shin injury, set for start against Royals

Left-hander Danny Duffy just seems to get better with every start. The Royals left-hander, who will take the mound Wednesday night against the Twins, has an 0.92 ERA over his last three starts, but he's just 0-2 in that span.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Oswaldo Arcia, Alex Gordon

Bradenton.com

Royals' Hosmer back in lineup, Vargas improving

For Hosmer, it was one last test of his bruised hand before returning to the lineup for Tuesday night's series opener against Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Bruce Chen

The Miami Herald

Minnesota Twins

Kansas City began the day in second place in the AL Central, five games back of division leader Detroit, which has lost three straight and eight of 12. The Royals, who are also in contention for the league's second wild card spot, brought a five-game winning streak into Sunday's series finale with the Cleveland Indians.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians, Baseball Players, Carlos Santana

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Hays Daily News

Cleveland takes Sunday game

In a series in which so little went right for the unpredictable Indians over the first three games, it only made sense that they'd wrap up their exhausting 11-game road trip with a convincing 10-3 win over the Royals in which they seemingly could do no wrong.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Danny Salazar, Alex Gordon

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Santana hits 2 more HRs, Indians stop Royals

Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson and Jim Rice didn't do it. Neither did Mark McGwire, Albert Pujols, Jim Thome, Barry Bonds nor any other opposing slugger who played at Kansas City.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Mark McGwire, Carlos Santana, Danny Salazar

Ananova

MLB: Rays in sight of record

Tampa Bay Rays are now just three wins short of their record winning run after beating the Boston Red Sox 3-0 at Tropicana Field in St Petersburg.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Josh Reddick, Baseball Players, Ben Zobrist, Matt Joyce, National League West, National League

Ohio.com

Royals 7, Indians 5 - Stephanie Storm's final thoughts

Tie game. The Royals Billy Butler slams an absolute bomb to left field off an Indians reliever.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Carlos Santana, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Kansas City vs. Cleveland

Billy Butler's go-ahead two-run homer in the fifth inning helped lead the Kansas City Royals to a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Jason Kipnis, Nick Hagadone, Zach McAllister, Cleveland Indians

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Home

The Butler did it the Royals stop the Indians 6 to 4

Pinch-hitter Billy Butler's two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Kelvin Herrera

The Wichita Eagle

Billy Butler's bomb helps Royals beat Cleveland 6-4

On the bench to start a game for the second time in three days, Butler watched the Royals surrender a three-run lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Nick Hagadone

The Miami Herald

Billy Butler's pinch-hit blast lifts Royals past Indians

On the bench to start a game for the second time in three days, Butler watched the Royals surrender a three-run lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Josh Tomlin

Kings of Kauffman

Eric Hosmer's Stubbornness May Hurt the Royals

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Hosmer, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

3 Win-Win Trade Scenarios MLB Teams Should Pull the Trigger on

Two major deals have transpired since Friday, with the Los Angeles Angels acquiring Houston Street from the San Diego Padres over the weekend and the Detroit Tigers trading for the Rangers' Joakim In return for the the proven closers, both the Padres and Rangers received a loaded prospect package featuring some of the best young talent from the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Manny Banuelos, Alex Rios, Jake Peavy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Adam Eaton's energy is infectious, but he's got to stay healthy

''I'm pumped,'' Eaton said. ''My wife and I talked about it today. It's my first big-league trophy, which is kind of cool.'

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Related Topix: Sports, Paul Konerko, Adam Dunn, Bruce Chen

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Missourian

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Bruce Chen, Adam Dunn, Alcides Escobar

Royals Review

Taking a look ahead to the 2015 payroll

With the future of the organization potentially impacted by the moves of next week's trade deadline, I thought we should all take a quick look at the 2015 payroll to see where the Royals stand for next year financially.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Collins, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Bruce Chen, Lorenzo Cain, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Royals Review

How Fat Billy Butler is According to Twitter

There's very little questioning of Billy Butler's sveltness, but those that are active on the internet social media platform of "Twitter" really like to express this sentiment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Gordon, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Kansas City Royals continue same script with 3-1 loss

Ned Yost, like all others in Royals Nation, stares blankly for answers. And there are none.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Chris Sale

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