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9 hrs ago | Motor City Bengals

A Royal Pain-Kansas City Seeks To Dethrone Detroit Tigers

So who exactly is this upstart team that dares to depose the acknowledged king of the American League Central Division? Since the All-Star break, the Royals have clearly seized the momentum, going 22-10 while the Tigers have limped along at 15-19.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Kansas City Royals

With Butler in top form, Royals surging

There's Billy Butler coming off the bench to belt a pinch-hit home run to sink Cleveland.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Royals Review

Rockies Slam Royals in Grand Fashion, Win 5-2

It had to end sometime, didn't it? On a nice night in beautiful Colorado, the Royals fell for the 1st time since Taylor Swift released her new single and for the 685th time since her first album.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Wilin Rosario, Alex Gordon, Jorge De La Rosa

Kansas City Royals

Royals unveil special ticketing discount for Thursday

For one day only, the Royals are offering their fans an opportunity to watch the hottest team in baseball at a discounted price.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Rex Brothers, Kansas City Royals

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Omar Infante Leads Royals to 7-4 Victory over Rockies

Aug 19, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante hits a two run double in the seventh inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Charlie Blackmon, Colorado Rockies, Major League Baseball

Royals Review

Omar Infante and the first-place Royals hold off Rockies 7 - 4

Despite yet another late-inning near meltdown that required a Greg Holland bailout, the Royals improved to 70 - 55, maintaining a two-game lead on the Tigers, who won in extra innings tonight in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Jarrod Dyson, Aaron Crow, Charlie Blackmon

TwinCities

Postgame Twinsights: Gardenhire ejected after umpire refused to check the ball

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

TwinCities

Royals 6, Twins 4: Three-run fifth ruins promising start for Trevor May

Eight groundball outs let him know there was sufficient life on his fastball to stick around a while this time.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Greg Holland, Salvador Perez, Trevor May

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Royals score 7 in 2nd, beat Twins 12-6

A Kansas City Royals fan cheers Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas as he takes the field before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Jarrod Dyson, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins

Royals Review

Royals hitters bludgeon Twins pitching, win 12-6

The Kansas City Royals ' offense bounced-back nicely on Sunday after a poor outing the day before, demolishing Tommy Milone and the rest of the Minnesota Twins Milone only needed nine pitches to make it out of the first, but fell apart in the top half of the second.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez, Kansas City Royals, Tommy Milone

Hays Daily News

Royals fall to Twins

Ned Yost waved his hands in the air, a gesture that both batted aside a question and acknowledged the veracity of its premise.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Yordano Ventura

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Three Twins postgame thoughts from LEN3: Suzuki, Hughes, Parmelee`

La Velle E. Neal III has covered baseball for the Star Tribune since 1998 . Born and raised in Chicago, he grew up following the White Sox and hating the Cubs.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

ABC News

Willingham's 3 RBIs Vs His Former Team Lead Royals

Josh Willingham returned to Target Field and hit a bases-clearing double in Kansas City's five-run fourth inning, and the surging Royals hung on to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, Chris Parmelee

Kansas City Royals

Royals lose challenge on safe call at third base

A Royals instant replay challenge was unsuccessful in the fourth inning on Friday night and, as a result, the Twins scored a run.

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Related Topix: Sports, Salvador Perez, Trevor Plouffe, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

St. Cloud Times

3 RBIs by former Twins player lead Royals to victory3 RBIs by former...

Danny Dufy allowed three runs in 5 1-3 innings to win his third straight start. Kansas City has won 11 of 12 and sits atop the AL Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, Chris Parmelee

Thu Aug 14, 2014

SFGate

Hotter than the A's

AUGUST 14: Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after sliding into home plate to score during the 7th inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on August 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Alcides Escobar, American League Central, Jarrod Dyson, Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals

Duffy leads Royals as Willingham returns to Minnesota

Ricky Nolasco's first rehab outing went well enough that he'll be the Twins' starter on Friday night in the first of a four-game set against the Royals.

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

Royals Review

Royals win 7-3, take series, maintain 1st place

In the initial incarnation of the game thread for today's day game, I claimed that a mysterious gift of good luck has been responsible for the Royals ' winning ways.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Aaron Crow, Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain

SFGate

Royals strike vs. A's bullpen to win 7-3, take series

Should the A's see the Royals again this season, it would be in the postseason, but for now, they're not sorry to leave Kauffman Stadium and the streaking team in baby blue behind.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Ryan Cook, Alcides Escobar

Kansas City Royals

Colon gets to contribute in win over Athletics

Five hours prior to the Royals' 3-0 win over the A's on Wednesday night, even before the L-screen was wheeled out onto the field for batting practice, Christian Colon was beginning his pregame routine in solitude.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Christian Colon, Josh Donaldson, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

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