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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 on through three scoreless innings to sew up a 4-1 series-evening win over the Angels on Friday night.

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


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


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Chiefs hold off Seahawks 14-13 in second preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists he has a handle on who will start along the offensive line when Kansas City opens ...

August 22, 2015 | DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Moose's homer isn't enough to stop Red Sox

BOSTON- The Red Sox continued their recent success against the Royals by riding Wade Miley's strong pitching performance to a 4-1 victory in Thursday ...

August 21, 2015 | Ian Browne/MLB.com | AP Sports


Chiefs coach Reid intends to stick to practicing alone

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - By the time the Chiefs wrapped up practice last week and headed to their preseason opener in Arizona, it was no ...

August 20, 2015 | DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


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


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