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4 hrs ago | Washington Times

Walters, Indians beat White Sox 8-6 in 10 innings

Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Zach Walters, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox

6 hrs ago | Southside Showdown

Chicago White Sox Fans a Learn the name Andy Wilkins

Feb 22, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Chicago White Sox third baseman Andy Wilkins poses for a photo during photo day at Camelback Ranch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will miss his next start due to soreness in his back, and Liam Hendricks will make his first start for the club Wednesday since arriving in a trade from Toronto.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura

14 hrs ago | KKTX Corpus Christi

Trending Now: Giants move Lincecum to the bullpen

The Angels lost to the Marlins 7-1 while the A's beat the Astros 8-2. Oakland moves into a tie with L.A. for first place in the AL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

14 hrs ago | Toronto Blue Jays

Tigers reportedly claim Astros closer Qualls

The Tigers might have one more trade for bullpen help in them yet. Oddly enough, they can thank their recent fall out of the American League Central and the AL Wild Card leads in part for getting in a late August waiver claim on Astros closer Chad Qualls ahead of other contenders in need of bullpen help, just ahead of Sunday's deadline for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Veras, Toronto Blue Jays

18 hrs ago | Southside Showdown

Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians: Pitching Matchups

Aug 9, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Chicago White Sox pitcher Hector Noesi throws against the Seattle Mariners during the second inning at Safeco Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Baseball Players, Hector Noesi, Seattle Mariners

22 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Vivili Helps Indians Walk Off On Volcanoes

If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the University of Michigan.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Matt Holliday, Baseball Players, Jared Hughes, Derek Jeter, Kansas City Royals, Little League

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Kansas City Royals

Royals look to hold off Twins' surging offense

The last-place Twins will get a chance to inflict some more damage to the top of their division when they begin a series against the American League Central-leading Royals at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Danny Duffy, Kansas City Royals

KMBC-TV

Royals host Yankees as national interest grows

The Kansas City Royals will host the New York Yankees at Kauffman Stadium Monday evening amid higher national interest in the surging Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball

YESNetwork

Pineda set for one-game series with Royals

Coming off a rare loss, the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals are looking to bounce back in front of their home fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, American League East, New York Yankees, Billy Butler

CBS Local

Could Favorable Schedule Help Royals?

Just about everything is going right for the Kansas City Royals these days. They've won 24 of their last 31 games to take over first place in the AL Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, American League West, American League East, National League West, National League

The Wichita Eagle

Tigers' Victor Martinez makes 35 look like the new 25

As Victor Martinez took his decisive cuts Sunday, twice launching the ball to deep left at Target Field to drive in the biggest runs in the Tigers' 13-4 victory, Paul Molitor watched from the first-base dugout.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Scott Baker

Detroit News

Tigers bats

That has been the overriding feeling with this Tigers team for the last few months, if not the last few years.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Al Alburquerque, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Phil Coke, Joe Mauer, Victor Martinez

NBC29

Could favorable schedule help Royals?

State officials say a fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville is threatening about 520 homes and businesses.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball

Cleveland Indians

House out to stymie rival White Sox in opener

Coming off his second scoreless start in his last three outings, T.J. House returns to the mound on Tuesday with the Indians aiming for their third straight win.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jose Quintana, Michael Brantley, Cleveland Indians

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WTOL-TV Toledo

Bauer pitches Indians past Astros

Trevor Bauer continued that trend Sunday by taking a shutout into the seventh and Cleveland hung on for a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Jose Altuve, Trevor Bauer, Houston Astros, Cody Allen

Washington Times

Rangers avoid sweep with 3-1 win over Royals

Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Neftali Feliz, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Eric Hosmer, Adrian Beltre, Kansas City Royals

BleacherReport

3 Non-Contending MLB Teams in Prime Position to Spoil Pennant Races

The final month of the 2014 MLB season is right around the corner, and with roughly 17 teams still in a legitimate position to contend for a playoff spot, it promises to be an exciting month of baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, National League West, American League, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers notes: Will late-season stretch be like 2012 (World Series) or 2007 (miss playoffs)?

In 2012, the Tigers were three games out of first much later than now, and they wound up in the World Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Danny Worth, Detroit Tigers, Michigan High School Sports, High School Sports, Rick Porcello, David Price

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Guthrie, Gordon shine in Royals win

Guthrie gave up a leadoff home run by Shin-Soo Choo, but didn't allow another run over eight innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 Saturday night for their 24th win in 30 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Aaron Crow, Kansas City Royals, Texas Rangers, Alex Gordon

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