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Tuesday's Three Astros Things

I haven't been this excited to write about something in quite a while. Though briefly touched on in today's mailbag, Joe Posnanski brings the strikeout rate thing into focus for me so clearly , without even intending to do so.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Chase Headley, Chad Qualls, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

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, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Billy Butler, Chris Sale

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Boston Herald

Red Sox Notebook: Not good talk by Jonny Gomes, Brock Holt

Jonny Gomes and Brock Holt are solid defenders who just couldn't get on the same page last night, but fortunately it didn't cost the Red Sox in a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brock Holt, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Danny Duffy

NWAonline

Dozier's Stock On Rise For Royals

The list of Kansas City first-round picks over the past 10 years reads like a Who's Who of recent Royals legacy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, Billy Butler, Luke Hochevar, Alex Gordon

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Boston vs. Kansas City

Rubby De La Rosa tossed seven stellar innings, while Mike Napoli hit a late go-ahead homer, as Boston claimed a 2-1 victory over Kansas City in the second edition of a three-game series from Fenway Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dustin Pedroia, Jarrod Dyson, Danny Duffy, Andrew Miller

Kings of Kauffman

Ned Yost is Using a New Defensive Shift

Jun 17, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost watches from the dugout during the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Lorenzo Cain, Alex Gordon

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Gomes' pinch-hit HR lifts Red Sox over Royals 5-4

Boston Red Sox pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes is congratulated by teammate Stephen Drew, left, after his two-run home run against the Kansas City Royals during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday at Fenway Park in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Danny Duffy, Eric Hosmer, Daniel Nava

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Scott Downs, Ned Yost make mistakes as Royals fall to Red Sox, 5-4

Scott Downs loped into the outfield grass, and Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr., understood his night was over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Jackie Bradley Jr., Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain

The Wichita Eagle

Red Sox outmaneuver Royals, win 5-4

Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon dives but can't make the play on a single by Boston's Daniel Nava during the sixth inning Friday in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Alex Gordon, Daniel Nava, Jackie Bradley Jr.

Boston.com

Lineups and Game Notes: Red-Hot Brock Holt to Man Right Field, While Nava Starts in Left

Jeff Pini has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2013. A graduate of Roger Williams University, Jeff covers everything from the Red Sox and Bruins to B.A.A. running events and high school sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brock Holt, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Royals Review

Royals Rumblings - News for July 17, 2014

Jonah Keri still picks us to win the Wild Card, thanks to Ned Yost scheduling a cupcake non-conference schedule in the second half of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Yordano Ventura, Melky Cabrera

Kings of Kauffman

Kansas City Royals Midseason Awards

For most baseball fans, this week is the worst week of the season. Sure, the All-Star festivities are kind of fun, but once the game is over, we're left with two more nights without major league games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, American League, Major League Baseball

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Highs and lows for Royals from first half of season

The Royals finished the first half of the season with a record that is slightly above .500 and moments that have been both good and bad.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Yordano Ventura, Alex Gordon, Justin Verlander

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Commentary: Royals still have playoff chances in sight

You are old enough to read this, so you are old enough to remember when the lucky breaks and government action and certified miracles required to get the Royals into playoffs were comparable to getting a puppy to the moon and back on a paper airplane.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Runelvys Hernandez, Angel Berroa, Derek Jeter, American League, Major League Baseball

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Baseball Prospectus

The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, July 14 by Matthew Kory

Hit List updates are published Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, starting April 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Baseball Players, Jose Bautista, Yan Gomes, Joey Votto, Lyle Overbay

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Detroit News

With sweep in sight, Tigers succumb to Royals' five-run seventh

Within sight of getting swept four straight by the first-place Tigers, the Royals finally reacted like a disturbed team en route to a 5-2 victory on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Al Alburquerque, Justin Verlander, Billy Butler, Phil Coke

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Detroit News

Rick Porcello pitches like a star again, Tigers trump Royals

Kansas City, Missouri - One would think that even at this late hour, with the break beginning after Sunday's games, there'd be room on the American League All-Star team for a pitcher with 12 wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Rick Porcello, Jarrod Dyson, Aaron Crow, Kansas City Royals

The Wichita Eagle

Recap: Kansas City vs. Detroit

Alex Avila smacked a two-run homer among his two hits and three RBI and the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 5-1, in the third test of a four-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Rick Porcello

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Royals drop second straight to Tigers, fall 6 1/2 back

Royals manager Ned Yost talks to home plate umpire Chad Fairchild after Lorenzo Cain was called out on batter interference during the eighth inning Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Lorenzo Cain, Bryan Holaday

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anibal Sanchez looks to continue dominance of Kansas City Royals

GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals When: 8:10 p.m. Where: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City TV: Live on Fox Sports Detroit Radio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio network Twitter: Follow Chris Iott STARTING LINEUPS Detroit Tigers 1. Austin Jackson, CF 2. Ian Kinsler, 2B 3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B 4. J.D. Martinez, RF 5.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Detroit Tigers

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