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23 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Infante, Guthrie lead Royals past Red Sox

Second baseman Omar Infante, who was dropped from second to seventh in the batting order, went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and right-hander Jeremy Guthrie pitched eight strong innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Boston Red Sox 7-1 on Saturday night. Designated hitter Nori Aoki, who batted second for the first time this season, and left fielder Alex Gordon each had two hits and drove in a run.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Alex Gordon, David Ortiz

23 hrs ago | Over The Monster

Red Sox 1, Royals 7: Back in our place

The Royals may be down 2-1 in their series against the Red Sox, but they've still managed to outscore them 12-11 after a dominant Saturday night victory. The Royals gave the Red Sox an unfriendly reminder of who, exactly, is the playoff contender Saturday night, getting to Rubby De La Rosa for five runs in just four innings of work and cruising to a 7-1 blowout win over Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Allen Webster, Norichika Aoki, Christian Vazquez, David Ortiz

23 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Royals rearrange lineup, rock Red Sox 7-1

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Alex Gordon, Billy Butler

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Is Royals' latest disappearing act a precursor of things to come?

The Royals put forth arguably their biggest no-show performance of the season during an unsightly 6-3 loss to Boston. Hitters again failed to hit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, Liam Hendriks, Dustin Pedroia

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Royals Review

Royals forget how to play defense, lose 6-3

Sorry, I had to get that out. In the top of the 2nd inning, Christian Vazquez slapped a high pitch the opposite way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Aaron Crow, Christian Vazquez, Lorenzo Cain, Norichika Aoki

Detroit Free Press

Tigers' Soria returns: 'Good first outing'

The best time for viewing the most incredible light show in nature is between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. Detroit Tigers reliever Joakim Soria pitches in the ninth inning of their 3-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals in Detroit on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Joakim Soria, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Lorenzo Cain

Royals Review

Why is Ned Yost so infuriating to fans?

Jerry Crasnick had a lead article yesterday on Ned Yost up at ESPN.com . Crasnick details Ned's road to redemption after being unceremoniously fired from the 2008 Brewers with just two weeks to go before the team was set to play in the post-season.

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

Kansas City Royals

Cain sparks Royals' offense in win over Tigers

A fired-up Lorenzo Cain was the Royals' primary offensive force in their 3-0 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night. Cain drove in a fourth-inning run with a single, one of his three hits, but he also delivered a ninth-inning triple that set up an important insurance run, scored on Alcides Escobar 's sacrifice fly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Al Alburquerque, Lorenzo Cain, Phil Coke

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

James Shields Leads Royals to 3-0 Victory over Tigers

Jul 12, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields pitches against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports These were the games that the Royals acquired James Shields for, to step up in big games down the stretch.

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

Bless You Boys

Game 146 Preview: Royals at Tigers

Sole possession of first place is on the line today as the Tigers and Royals finish up their three game series at Comerica Park. James Shields has had his share of rough outings this season, but then he spins an outing like last Friday's near-shutout and you remember "oh yeah, this guy's pretty good."

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, James Shields, Rick Porcello, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Tue Sep 09, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Scherzer, Tigers beat Royals again, 4-2

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar jumps over Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila on a force out during the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

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

Yanks Go Yard

Series Preview: The Rays And The Yankees

Sep 7, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tags out Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar in the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports It's hard to repeat oneself, but that is the situation the New York Yankees put those who cover them in.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Chris Archer, New York Yankees, Shane Greene

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Royals Review

Royals' defense and Guthrie's struggles give Tigers 9 - 5 win

An abysmal third and an all-around rotten defensive performance for the Royals lead to eight early runs for Detroit. They didn't look back.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain, Victor Martinez, Nick Castellanos

Norwalk Citizen News

Jeter answers reporter's phone during conference

Michael Jordan, left applauds as New York Yankees' Derek Jeter speaks in a pregame ceremony honoring Jeter, who is retiring at the end of the season, on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball

Sun Sep 07, 2014

New York Daily News

Yankees Insider: Brett Gardner sits again

Gardner, who was slated to have treatment on the injury today, added that the injury felt like it could get worse if he is not careful. The Yankees could have used Brett Gardner's bat in the lineup as he sits out with an abdominal injury.

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Royals Review

Royals suck les than Yankees, win 2-0

The Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees did not exactly play inspired baseball on Sunday, but the Royals managed not play as terrible as the Yankees did, winning 2-0 at Yankee Stadium. Both of Kansas City's runs were unearned.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball

New York Yankees

Yanks get safe call on stolen base overturned

The Royals almost executed a double steal leading, 2-0, in the fourth inning but a successful challenge helped the Yankees get out of the frame without allowing a run to score. Alcides Escobar and Jarrod Dyson attempted to steal third base and second base, respectively, and Brian McCann threw to third to try to get Escobar.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jarrod Dyson, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees

Sat Sep 06, 2014

New York Yankees

Jeter plans to play in final games at Fenway Park

With "Derek Jeter Day" slated for Sunday at Yankee Stadium, let's get a few housekeeping items out of the way. Despite any speculation to the contrary, Jeter undoubtedly will play in the regular season's final three-game series Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, American League, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees

Kansas City Royals

Imperfect Royals hot at perfect time

There's music and laughter and playful trash talk after yet another nail-biting victory. There's energy and confidence, too.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, James Shields, Wade Davis

Fri Sep 05, 2014

CBS Atlanta

James Shields pitches Royals past Yankees 1-0

5, 2014, in New York. . Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar scores on a single by Norichika Aoki during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Norichika Aoki

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