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The Clemente Award pays tribute to Clemente's achievements and character by recognizing current players who best represent the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement. Each of the 30 clubs nominated a player, and Wednesday marks the 13th annual Roberto Clemente Day, which was established by Major League Baseball to honor Clemente's legacy and officially recognize local club nominees.
Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the White Sox on Monday night. Mike Moustakas doubled with one out in the ninth.
With two weeks left in a season marked by disastrous late-inning work, you'd think the White Sox exhausted all the ways to lose a game this season. Down 3-0 through six, the Royals whittled away with a run in the seventh and a run in the eighth before scoring two in the ninth.
Royals 4, White Sox 3: Lorenzo Cain 's infield hit scored Terrance Gore from second with two out in the ninth as Kansas City rallied to defeat visiting Chicago. The Royals trailed 3-2 entering the ninth before Mike Moustakas reached on a one-out double and pinch runner Jarrod Dyson took off for third and continued around to score on a wild pitch from Jake Petricka .
The Tigers took care of business this week and find themselves back atop the division with two weeks left to go. The Royals are still very much alive for the division though, and currently hold the second Wild Card spot.
I've said many times, in this space and on Twitter, that baseball managers don't have much of an impact on the game. Almost all managers are the same, and they generally won't waver too far from a fairly strict method of strategy.
Aaron Crow gazed into the visitors' bullpen for a few seconds before he looked away. He had just thrown the pitch that sunk the Royals, a thigh-high fastball on the inner half that Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava whacked for a grand slam.
The Kansas City Royals ruined an otherwise pleasent Sunday with some uninspiring baseball, losing 8-4 to the Boston Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium. The game actually started well for the Royals.
Sep 2, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals right fielder Nori Aoki drives in a run with a double against the Texas Rangers in the third inning in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports Nori Aoki was acquired by the Kansas City Royals to solve their problems at the leadoff spot.
The lineup flashes daily on television screens inside the Royals clubhouse, and most days it inspires nary a glance. Manager Ned Yost values continuity and dislikes meddling with his batting order.
Jul 20, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia reaches first on a throwing error to Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer in the fourth inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports Every team goes through slumps during the course of the season.
Allen Webster pitched six solid innings and Jemile Weeks stroked a pair of doubles and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the sputtering Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night. Kansas City lost for the fourth time in five games and fell out of first place in the AL Central for the first time since Aug. 10. The Royals, who are 0-5 against the last-place Red Sox, dropped a half-game behind Detroit, which beat Cleveland 7-2.
After what they've done to their fans for the last three decades, the Royals have one option - make the playoffs. Anything else is unfathomable after the ride Kansas City has taken the fan base on this year Normally, this would be a ten-paragraph story summarizing the events of tonight's Royals games.
Aug 23, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Kansas City Royals first baseman Billy Butler before the game between the Texas Rangers and the Royals at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Royals defeated the Rangers 6-3.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:41 pm
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