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Topeka Capital-Journal Jul 25, 2015

Once-slumping Alex Rios suddenly a hit for Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The irony is as discernible as the turnaround. Alex Rios is giving the Kansas City Royals a huge hand these days. The same player who spent more than six weeks nursing a broken left hand has been one of Kansas City’s biggest contributors lately. The outfielder some were calling an $11 million bust as recently as 10 days ago suddenly is looking as valuable as any player on the team’s All-Star-studded roster. And, no, he doesn’t plan on slowing down — or dwelling on his previous struggles — any time soon. read more
Topeka Capital-Journal Jul 17, 2015

Alex Rios, Mike Moustakas go yard as Royals beat White Sox 4-2

CHICAGO — Alex Rios and Mike Moustakas homered and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Friday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. On a scorching afternoon when the ball was carrying, the AL Central leaders took out a team showing some spark after struggling most of the way. Moustakas hit a solo homer in the fifth to give the Royals a 2-1 lead, and Rios capped a two-run sixth with his drive off Jeff Samardzija (6-5) after Chicago tied it. read more

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