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Grand Rapids Press 46 mins ago
Michael Fulmer knocked out early, Royals trounce Tigers 16-4 in series finale
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Michael Fulmer knocked out early, Royals trounce Tigers 16-4 in series finale

The Tigers committed three errors in the first inning, setting the tone for the ugly loss. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As Mikie Mahtook rounded the bases after hitting a dramatic home run in the ninth inning Wednesday night, the Detroit Tigers were on the verge of winning their fifth game in a row and moving within four games of first place. Since that moment, everything has gone wrong. The Tigers lost Wednesday night's game in the bottom of the ninth, then committed three errors in the first inning on Thursday, setting the tone for an ugly 16-4 loss to the Kansas City...
Judging the Royals | Kansas City Star 13 hours ago

The story behind Brandon Moss’ big night

On Monday night against the Tigers, Royals designated hitter Brandon Moss went 0-for-3. He struck out twice and after his second strikeout, scattered boos were heard. Brandon Moss is one …
KC Kingdom 15 hours ago

Mizzou Football: Bovada puts over/under for Tigers at six and a half wins

Mizzou football hasn’t been all that great over the past two seasons, but the over/under for the Tigers isn’t all that bad. Bovada has set the bar at six and a half wins for MU. Things haven’t been the same for Mizzou football lately, but hopefully that’s about to change for the Tigers. Bovada...
Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago

Tigers, Royals lineups: Mikie Mahtook, Andrew Romine starting

Mahtook had a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday night, but the Tigers lost the game in the bottom of the inning. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mikie Mahtook will play center field with Andrew Romine in right...
KC Kingdom 6 hours ago
Kansas City Chiefs finally sign Patrick Mahomes to contract

Kansas City Chiefs finally sign Patrick Mahomes to contract

The Kansas City Chiefs traded up to draft quarterback Patrick Mahomes in the first round of the draft this year and now have finally signed their franchise quarterback. While Kansas City Chiefs fans might not have been all that worried about the fact that rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes had yet to sign a contract, it […] Kansas City Chiefs finally sign Patrick Mahomes to contract - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
KC Kingdom 11 hours ago

KU Basketball: Jack Whitman backs out of Kansas University completely

Surprising news broke for KU Basketball, as former William and Mary forward Jack Whitman has announced he will no longer partake in school at KU. This also includes his participation in all athletic programs. Sounds like KU Basketball is being dealt blows well before the season starts. The Kansas Jayhawks...

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Washington Times Jul 19, 2017

Gordon's sac fly in 9th gives Royals 4-3 win over Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Everything you need to know about Brandon Moss's season could be summed up by the way he greeted a pack of reporters that gathered around his locker after a crucial hit in the ninth inning helped lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory ...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 19, 2017
Tigers fall to Royals 4-3 in 9th inning drama

Tigers fall to Royals 4-3 in 9th inning drama

The Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Moments after a dramatic go-ahead home run by Mikie Mahtook in the top of the ninth inning, Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson blew his first save in more than two months in the bottom of the ninth inning.  The Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Mahtook crushed a two-run home run to dead center in the ninth inning to give the Tigers what would have been their first ninth-inning comeback victory of the...

Launch angle: Should the Royals hit fly balls or line drives?

Before the 2017 season began, Royals designated hitter Brandon Moss was being praised for his launch angle. Just in case you don’t know: a ball that comes straight off the …
Washington Times Jul 18, 2017

Tigers trade away JD Martinez, still pound Royals 9-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nicholas Castellanos homered twice and drove in five runs, Detroit scored five times in the second inning and the Tigers cruised from there to a 9-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. After trading slugger J.D. Martinez to Arizona for a package ...

Tigers 10, Royals 2: How does a manager handle a blowout?

On Monday night, in the top of the first inning, Jason Vargas threw 21 pitches, gave up two walks — one intentional — a single, a double, and a run. …

The Royals don’t have much margin for error: they need to do the small stuff right

On Saturday night, in the bottom of the third inning of a scoreless game, Alcides Escobar worked a lead-off walk. Brandon Moss singled and Escobar moved to second. Next, Alex …

The Rangers beat the Royals 5-3, and one missed pitch changed the game

On Friday night, in the seventh inning of a 3-3 game, Royals reliever Mike Minor threw Rangers pinch-hitter Mike Napoli an 0-1 fastball. The pitch was well within the strike …

The Dodgers beat the Royals with a four-walk walk-off, but that’s not all

In the 10th inning of a tie ballgame Royals relievers walked four straight batters, and since there are only three bases, that didn’t work out so well. Without a single …

Kenta Maeda’s fourth-inning single was turning point in Dodgers win over Royals

When a starting pitcher leaves a game the manager has to bring in a reliever, and which reliever he brings in depends, to a large degree, on the score. If …

One reason the Royals win; they get the ball in play

In the 10th inning of Wednesday night’s ballgame against the Mariners, Seattle second baseman Robinson Cano made an error. The error lead to two unearned runs and the Royals won …

Jason Vargas had trouble with his change-up on Wednesday

If you decided to skip Wednesday night’s Mariners-Royals game, woke up Thursday morning and wondered what the heck happened to Jason Vargas — he gave up six runs in five …

How Whit Merrifield set up Felix Hernandez and hit a leadoff home run

Everybody knows what a leadoff hitter does to start a game: he takes pitches. Take enough pitches and the leadoff hitter gives his teammates a preview of what they’ll see …

Dear Mike Moustakas: Do not read this blog about the Home Run Derby

Mike Moustakas is the only big league ballplayer I’ve ever seen reading a book. That doesn’t mean big league players don’t read, but it does mean it’s not something they …

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