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Royals rally past Twins: Escobar hit a 2-run, go-ahead triple to lead Kansas City over Minnesota

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rookie Yordano Ventura pitched seven strong innings, and Alcides Escobar laced a two-run triple in a four-run seventh as the Kansas City Royals downed the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday night.
Ventura (8-8) was pulled after 103 pi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Chen helps Kansas City sweep Minnesota

August 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS The Kansas City Royals are hoping to make another push for a playoff spot, and their latest successful series at Target Field is definitely going to help.
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Perez homers, Royals rock Twins

August 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS With 31 games to go, the Minnesota Twins have already set a team record for strikeouts in a season.
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Miguel Tejada suspended for 105 games

August 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Former MVP Miguel Tejada was suspended for 105 games on Saturday for testing positive for an amphetamine, one of the longest suspensions given by Major League Baseball. Continue Reading

Gordon, Kansas City top Twins

August 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Danny Duffy almost never missed a game when he was recovering from Tommy John surgery.
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Albers, Twins blank Kansas City

August 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Andrew Albers still remembers exactly what he was thinking about as he drove the 40 hours from Arizona to Florida for one last chance at being a big league ballplayer.
“I just wanted a shot,” he said. Continue Reading

Hosmer, Royals dominate Minnesota

August 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Royals have been playing more than their share of close games with 60 of their first 108 games decided by one or two runs.
That was not the case Monday night. Continue Reading

Shields, Royals sweep Twins

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS James Shields watched Lorenzo Cain race back to the wall in left-center field, leap in the air and snatch Trevor Plouffe’s drive away just before it landed in the bullpen.
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Kansas City tops Minnesota

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS Alex Gordon hit a two-out triple in the seventh inning and then scored the go-ahead run for Kansas City on an error by Minnesota, and the Royals won their eighth straight game with a 4-3 victory over the Twins on Wednesday night.
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Royals homer past Minnesota

July 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS Ervin Santana heard his name bandied about in trade rumors in recent weeks, with yet another season threatening to swirl down the drain in Kansas City.
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