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1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

Royals cut LHP Bruce Chen

The move came one day after he gave up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Bruce Chen, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players

4 hrs ago | Call to the Pen

The Cleveland Indians are pursuing the final wildcard spot in the American League

Jul 27, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Cleveland Indians second basemen Jose Ramirez singles against the Kansas City Royals during the fifth inning at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, Jose Ramirez, Kansas City Royals

8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Recap: Kansas City vs. Minnesota

Jordan Schafer and Brian Dozier each knocked in two runs during a six-run 10th inning, as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals, 11-5, to avoid a three-game sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Brian Dozier, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Anthony Swarzak, Salvador Perez, Minnesota Twins

14 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: Emotion in baseball? You have to just go with the flow

Detroit Tigers players surround Alex Avila celebrating his walk off single for their 3-2 win over the the New York Yankees in Detroit on Thursday, August 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Nick Castellanos, Phil Coke

18 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Royals find right recipe for small-market success

The recipe for small-market success in baseball generally goes something like this: Develop talent through your farm system, strike on a couple reclamation projects, uncover a few diamonds in the rough and then make one or two big trades to put you over the top.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Herald

Abreu hikes RBI total to 97 in Sox' loss to Indians

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn is looking at another lengthy list of needs for the 2015 season, but he can take some comfort in this -- Jose Abreu is under contract for five more years.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Detroit Tigers, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer

TwinCities

Twins reliever Jared Burton once intimidated Royals closer Greg Holland

Has it really been a decade since Twins reliever Jared Burton first met a Western Carolina freshman reliever named Greg Holland? Both pitchers shook their heads at the memory this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland

SFGate

Royals' Ned Yost wonders where the fans are

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans Wednesday to show up for the team's remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave the AL Central leaders a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Alex Gordon

South Side Sox

Reading Room: The attendance debate reaches Kansas City

Plus: Kenny Williams speaks up at Jackie Robinson West rally, Paul Konerko winds it down, and Joe McEwing could be on the move Sure, you'd think a team would draw more than 13,847 fans in the middle of a pennant race, even if it was a Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Paul Konerko, Baseball Players, David Price, Little League, Chicago White Sox

Daily-Jeff.com

White Sox beat Indians 3-2, end seven-game skid

Jose Abreu hit a pair of run-scoring singles against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Indians 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a season-high, seven-game losing streak Abreu put Chicago ahead for good in the seventh with his third hit of the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Kipnis, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox

ESPN

Royals break it open in 8th, pad Central lead

Shut down most of the night by the Twins' Phil Hughes , the Royals finally broke through with six runs in the eighth.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Billy Butler, Alex Gordon

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in the third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, David Price, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Shane Greene, Robbie Ray

Washington Nationals

Ringolsby: Halos among emerging contenders

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, National League East, American League East, National League West, Albert Pujols, Baseball Players

Kings of Kauffman

Royals Roller-Coaster Roars On

Aug 9, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; A Kansas City Royals fan proudly displays a caught foul ball early in the game against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Eric Hosmer, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Kansas City Royals, Billy Butler

Washington Nationals

Castrovince: Division leaders can't ease up

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, American League East, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Gordon, Royals walk off vs. Twins

The Royals were trailing the Twins by a run in the ninth inning Tuesday night, and Kansas City manager Ned Yost was on the top step of the dugout, conferring with catching coach Pedro Grifol about the potential decisions he would have to make.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Alcides Escobar, Alex Gordon

Cleveland Indians

Kluber looks to regain dominant form in Chicago

Corey Kluber will look to continue a dominant stretch as the Indians hope to inch their way to the playoffs in the midst of 30 games in 30 days.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Yan Gomes, Cleveland Indians

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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

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

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

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