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With its 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Friday's series opener before 31,341 at Kauffman Stadium, the Indians compressed the standing.
Chen was designated for assignment on Friday, one day after giving up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
The Royals are officially on the national consciousness already having been blessed by Sports Illustrated.
One of my favorite things about the internet is its propensity to form a small and easily repeatable piece of information that is used, morphed, and adapted in a fully organic way.
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.
Despite near heroic efforts from some, the combination of Jeremy Guthrie and Bruce Chen made sure that the Twins were not to be swept this evening.
Every time Alex Gordon steps to the plate at Kauffman Stadium these days, fans chant, "M-V-P, M-V-P," which is fascinating on so many levels.
Shut down most of the night by the Twins' Phil Hughes, the Royals finally broke through with six runs in the eighth.
In the six Detroit Tigers-Kansas City Royals games in September, Tigers rookie left-handed reliever Blaine Hardy could be facing Mike Moustakas with the game -- and perhaps the American League Central title -- on the line.
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.
Aug 26, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon is congratulated after hitting a two-run walk off home run against the Minnesota Twins in the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium.
Glen Perkins saw the ball disappear over the fence in right field and slumped forward with both hands on his knees.
A one-night visit to this underrated city proved worthwhile for Joe Girardi's crew, which bounced the American League Central-leading Royals at Kauffman Stadium by an 8-1 score - their largest margin of victory since a 7-0 blanking of the A's June 13 in Oakland - and therefore matched both their season high-water mark at 68-61 and their ... (more)
Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 01:21 am
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