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7 hrs ago | Kings of Kauffman

Salvador Perez, Plate Discipline, & Lineup Protection

You've probably noticed lately that Salvador Perez has been struggling offensively.

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Related Topix: Sports, Salvador Perez, Baseball Players

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Royals break out of offensive slump with 8-2 win over Indians

The former bowling alley and ice rink closed five years ago. Johnson County taxpayers now own it, but some are fuming about that, noting that the $3.6 million the county spent to purchase and stabilize the facility over the last 30 months could have been used to address other public needs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Danny Duffy, Alcides Escobar, Billy Butler

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Indians fall to Royals; Danny Salazar gives up five runs

Danny Salazar was again hit hard and the Indians' bats couldn't get to Kansas City Royals starter James Shields in an 8-2 loss Tuesday night at Progressive Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Danny Salazar, Kansas City Royals

The Daily Record

Shields, Moustakas lead Royals past Indians 8-2

James Shields allowed two runs in six innings and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals to an 8-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians

The Kansas City Star

Royals' Moore believes hitting will come around

They rank 26th in runs, 26th in OPS and 25th in weighted on-base average. Their second baseman, Omar Infante, leads the team in RBI.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Alcides Escobar, Alex Gordon, Billy Butler

Royals Review

A Royal Abuse of Power

The Royals have been powerless for almost half a century now. What gives? Joe Posnanski takes a look at the "Curse of Balboni."

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Morgan Ensberg, Jeromy Burnitz

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Journal Gazette

Indians slip past Royals 4-3

Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis watches his two-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, in Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Zach McAllister, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Michael Brantley

Let's Go Tribe

AL Central Week in Review (April 14-20): Indians fall into basement while Royals rise

Chicago and Minnesota are #1 and #2 in the American League in runs scored, while Detroit is #13.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Tim Collins, Baseball Players, Andy Dirks, Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander

Deep Left Field

Kansas City Royals

Apr 20, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning at Kauffman Stadium.

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

Kings of Kauffman

Alcides Escobar's Hot Streak Gives Boost to Struggling Royals' Offense

From the Department of Early-Season Baseball: the Royals' best hitter through 17 team games is Alcides Escobar , because of course he is.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alcides Escobar, Billy Butler

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Minnesota Twins

West Palm Beach resident Kacie Herrick, 29, finished last year's Boston Marathon about 40 minutes before the first bomb went off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura, Alex Gordon, Bruce Chen

Hawk Eye

Royals post shutout

Jason Vargas pitched seven shutdown innings, Mike Moustakas cracked a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals romped to ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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The Wichita Eagle

The Rundown: Big shift in baseball is toward more defensive shifts

A fan of bygone days may have thought the Houston Astros had gone crazy during their three-game series last week against the Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Neil Walker, Ryan Braun

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Sam Mellinger: Billy Butler having trouble connecting this season

Hard. This is what he does. His father wore out a shoulder throwing him endless batting practice as a kid.

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Related Topix: Sports, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Gil Meche

Kings of Kauffman

Hoping for the Mike Moustakas Breakout

Apr 17, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas drives in a run with a single during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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The Miami Herald

Royals bullpen holds on for 5-4 victory over Twins

Chris Bosh, left, and his Heat teammates rejoice after winning the second game of last season's first-round playoff series against the Bucks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Miami Heat, Chris Bosh, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

The Kansas City Star

Royals wiin fifth straight, beat Twins 5-4

Authorities are searching for a middleman who is believed to have purchased guns for F. Glenn Miller Jr., the avowed anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Jewish facilities last weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Alex Gordon, Bruce Chen, Alcides Escobar

Kings of Kauffman

Jimmy Paredes Brings His Versatility to the Royals Roster

With Lorenzo Cain on the disabled list, and Jarrod Dyson on the bereavement list, the Kansas City Royals desperately needed another outfielder.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Justin Marks

TwinCities

Royals 5, Twins 0: Ricky Nolasco roughed up again

The Twins right-hander gave up five runs on 11 hits in a 5-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ricky Nolasco, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins, Alcides Escobar, Omar Infante

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Alex Gordon, Jason Vargas, Mike Moustakas help Royals blank Twins to move over. 500

Some parents in Topeka are asking the school district to reconsider plans to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at a graduation ceremony.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer, Billy Butler, Trevor Plouffe, Weird

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