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Royals flattened by Halos' late rally in opener

KANSAS CITY- C.J. Cron and Kole Calhoun each ripped two-run doubles in a four-run explosion in the ninth off Royals closer Greg Holland as the Angels rallied for a stunning 7-6 win on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium.

August 14, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals' streak halted at 5 with loss to Tigers

KANSAS CITY- The Tigers capitalized on a series of seeing-eye hits and defensive misplays to score four runs in the eighth inning and rally for a 7-4 win over the Royals on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium, snapping Kansas City's five-game win streak.

August 13, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Cain leads Royals to series win over Tigers

KANSAS CITY- Right-hander Yordano Ventura tossed six scoreless innings and Lorenzo Cain nearly hit for the cycle, coming up just a triple short, as the Royals rolled by the Tigers, 6-1, on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

August 12, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


Alex Smith asked to carry load on his right shoulder

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Alex Smith did everything the Kansas City Chiefs asked of him last season.

August 11, 2015 | DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Royals went out and found their ace in Cueto

KANSAS CITY- Good as the Royals were, general manager Dayton Moore knew they could better.

August 11, 2015 | Tracy Ringolsby/MLB.com | AP Sports


Cuet-0: KC ace twirls shutout in home debut

KANSAS CITY- Royals right-hander Johnny Cueto, making his home debut at Kauffman Stadium, dazzled the Tigers with a four-hit shutout as the Royals won, 4-0, on Monday in front of 36,672 fans.

August 11, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


On football field, in the booth, Frank Gifford a winner

NEW YORK (AP) - An NFL championship with the New York Giants. An Emmy award as television's "outstanding sports personality." Induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

August 10, 2015 | BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Royals edge past White Sox for sweep

KANSAS CITY- Omar Infante's slow infield squibber plated Alex Rios with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and right-hander Ryan Madson closed out the ninth as the Royals held off the White Sox, 5-4, on Sunday to sweep the three-game series.

August 10, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals hold off White Sox in series opener

KANSAS CITY- Right-hander Edinson Volquez gave up just four hits and one run over seven innings, and Lorenzo Cain doubled, tripled and drove in the go-ahead run as the Royals held off the White Sox, 3-2, on Friday night in front of 36,211 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

August 08, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals finish tough road trip on sour note

DETROIT- The Royals capped a disappointing road trip with an 8-6 walk-off loss to the Tigers in the rubber game on Thursday afternoon.

August 07, 2015 | Alejandro Zúñiga/MLB.com | AP Sports


Cueto isn’t frustrated by second winless start

DETROIT- Right-hander Johnny Cueto's outing on Wednesday night was the type of performance the Royals envisioned they would receive consistently when they traded for the ace at the non-waiver Trade Deadline.

August 06, 2015 | Alejandro Zúñiga/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals' bats can't back Cueto in tough loss

DETROIT- The Tigers evened their three-game series against the Royals with an unlikely gem from Matt Boyd, who induced one fly ball after another from a formidable Kansas City lineup for seven innings of one-run ball in a 2-1 win on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.

August 06, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


Perez logs three RBIs as Royals cage Tigers

DETROIT- Catcher Salvador Perez launched a two-run homer off Justin Verlander and drove in three, leading the Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.

August 05, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


National Baseball Congress suspends use of batboys and batgirls

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.

August 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Cain, Davis named Royals Player, Pitcher of the Month for July

The Kansas City Royals announced Monday that center fielder Lorenzo Cain has been named the Royals Majestic Player of the Month for July, while right-handed pitcher Wade Davis has been named the club's Pitcher of the Month. The player award is determined by a combined fan and media vote, with the pitcher award voted on by local media.

August 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


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Cain's two-run single helps Royals clip Reds

CINCINNATI- The Royals completed a four-game season-series sweep of the Reds with a 4-3 victory on Wednesday night to end the two-game Interleague set at ...

August 20, 2015 | Mark Sheldon, MLB.COM | AP Sports


Zobrist keeps contributing with clutch homer

CINCINNATI- Ben Zobrist has come up with some clutch at-bats since putting on a Royals uniform and that continued on Tuesday night when he hit ...

August 19, 2015 | ROBERT BONDY/MLB.com | AP Sports


Chiefs’ Fisher limps off as team resumes training camp

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have spent all of training camp shuffling their offensive line, trying to use the competition to figure out their ...

August 19, 2015 | DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Error helps Royals outlast Reds in 13 innings

CINCINNATI- In a game that turned wild in the late innings, the Royals claimed a 3-1 victory over the Reds in 13 innings on Tuesday ...

August 19, 2015 | Mark Sheldon, MLB.COM | AP Sports


Yost: KC fans more vocal than Cards

KANSAS CITY- What a difference a year has made at Kauffman Stadium. It was almost a year ago here that Royals outfielder Alex Gordon hit ...

August 18, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Palmer perfect in brief return, Daniel leads Chiefs to win

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Carson Palmer and Tyrann Mathieu have been probably the most impressive players in the Arizona Cardinals' training camp.

August 17, 2015 | Bob Baum, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Royals tie it in 9th, walk off vs. Halos in 10th

KANSAS CITY- Kendrys Morales singled in Ben Zobrist with the winning run off Angels reliever Trevor Gott with two outs in the bottom of the ...

August 17, 2015 | Alden Gonzalez/MLB.com | AP Sports


Hosmer's homer helps lift Royals over Angels

KANSAS CITY- Left-hander Danny Duffy threw six innings of one-run ball, Eric Hosmer belted a two-run homer and the Royals' weary bullpen this time held ...

August 15, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


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