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Infante Has 3 Doubles to Lead Royals Past Rockies

1 hour agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.

They Might Be Royals (Royals)

15 hours agoSports : Grantland

After 28 years of futility, the Kansas City Royals finally look playoff-bound; it’s been an amazing ride, but will it last?

Kratz, Vargas Lead Royals Over Twins 6-4

yesterdaySports / Baseball : Bats

Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez, and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

Kansas City Royals Affiliate Honors Military with Special Stadium Seat

It was a beautiful summer Friday night at the ballpark. The crowd at Frawley Stadium in Delaware was festive...and why not? A nice evening of Carolina League baseball with fireworks to follow should put a smile on the face of any red-blooded American. Show More Summary

Royals Score 7 in 2nd, Beat Twins 12-6

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Josh Willingham homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 12-6 on Sunday for their 20th win in their last 25 games.

Hughes Goes 7, Suzuki Homers, Twins Top Royals 4-1

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Phil Hughes threw seven sharp innings, Kurt Suzuki hit his third homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat first-place Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night to snap the Royals' three-game winning streak.

Willingham's 3 RBIs vs His Former Team Lead Royals

4 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

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.

The Royals are in first place; enjoy it while it lasts, then duck

We cling to hope when an under-gunned team makes a run at the postseason, but it's probably all ephemeral. Not that anyone wants to hear that. Or write it. The Kansas City Royals are in first place, albeit by half a game. They have been there for most of this week, and for the first time in a long time. Show More Summary

Roundup: Royals Rally Past A’s for 18th Win in 22 Tries

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh inning as Kansas City continued its hot streak, coming back at home to defeat Oakland, 7-3, on Thursday.

Surging Royals Rally Past A's for 7-3 Win

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Thursday.

Vargas Tosses 3-Hitter as Royals Beat A's 3-0

6 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night.

Jon Lester ends Royals winning streak

Jon Lester did it again. The Kansas City Royals played their first game as division leaders, riding an eight-game winning streak, only to again be foiled by Lester. The Royals are 11-2 in their last 13 games, but both losses came against the Oakland A’s recently-acquired ace. Lester has won all three of his starts […]

A's Will Need Josh Donaldson's Raw Power More Than Ever Down the Stretch

The Oakland A’s put an end to the Kansas City Royals’ eight-game winning streak on Tuesday night, as they exploded for 11 runs on 20 hits to back another strong outing from left-hander Jon Lester. But the A’s star of the game was third...Show More Summary

Lester Leads Athletics Past Royals, 11-3

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Jon Lester pitched six strong innings and Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Oakland Athletics beat Kansas City 11-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Royals' eight-game losing streak.

Essay: A Fan Visits From Afar, and the Royals Come Alive

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Lee Sung-woo, an avid Royals fan from South Korea, arrived last week for his first visit to Kansas City; since then, the team has lavished him with attention — and has won all seven of its games.

Royals Outfielder Jarrod Dyson Celebrates Win with Perfect Backflip

The Royals are on a warpath. Kansas City won its eighth game in a row on Monday night, overcoming the Oakland A’s to pull into pole position in the AL Central for the first time in 10 years. Of course, the most important product of the win was the capstone celebration: a ridiculously athletic backflip by Jarrod Dyson. Show More Summary

South Korea's Biggest Royals Fan Throws Out First Pitch

last weekSports : Deadspin

We've been keeping track of Sung Woo Lee, a cool-ass dude from South Korea who somehow ended up rooting for the Kansas City Royals and finally got to see a game in Kansas City thanks to a generous group of fans. He was a guest of honor of sorts at last night's game, and even got to throw out the first pitch. Read more...

"Sung Woo Lee was born and raised in South Korea, and yet the poor guy somehow got roped into cheering for the Kansas City Royals."

"He's followed the team for something like two decades now but he has never visited the United States. This week, thanks to a group of nice fans, Sung Woo is getting an ambassador's welcome in Kansas City, and on Tuesday, 'the best Royals fan to have never seen a game in person,' in the Pine Tar Press's phrase, finally made it to the K."More here. Show More Summary

Royals' Bold Arrival on MLB Contender Scene Is Big Wrench in 2014 Races

The Kansas City Royals haven't played October baseball in, like, forever. So the fact that this team pulled into first place all by itself in the American League Central with a dramatic 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night is kind of a big deal. Show More Summary

Royals win 8th in row, top A's, take Central lead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar pumped his fist. Jarrod Dyson did a backflip. And for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas City Royals were in first place in mid-August.

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