Monday Jun 10
St. Petersburg Times
Rays: Madon soliciting inspirational quotes
Tickets: $14-210, available at Tropicana Field box office, Ticketmaster, raysbaseball.com, team Tampa store; $3 surcharge within 5 hours of game time.
Detroit Free Press
AL roundup: Royals' win streak reaches 5; Tigers on deck
Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer singled in eighth-inning runs, Luis Mendoza pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros, 2-0, for their fifth straight win Sunday.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A's beat Royals on Cespedes homer
OAKLAND – Shortly after his manager said before Sunday's game that he has been trying to "fight his way out" of his recent slump by being more aggressive, Yoenis Cespedes swung at the first pitch he saw from Royals starter Luis Mendoza and popped out to the catcher.
Butler perfect at the plate as Royals crush Angels
Billy Butler broke out of a severe slump with five hits and five RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals kept Joe Blanton winless in eight starts this season with an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.