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Columbus Dispatch May 21, 2015

Royals 7, Reds 1: Cincinnati's losing streak stretched to five games

While the Kansas City Royals are off to the best start in franchise history, the Cincinnati Reds are in a tailspin. Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings on Wednesday night, and the Royals beat the Reds 7-1.
Topeka Capital-Journal May 20, 2015

Guthrie wins third straight start as Royals sweep Reds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday night. The Royals tied a club record with 24 consecutive scoreless innings, which was set June 9-12, 1976. That streak ended in the seventh when Brandon Phillips’ two-out double off reliever Ryan Madson scored Zack Cozart. The Royals, who won for the fifth time in six games, improved to 26-14 on the season, the franchise’s best record after 40 games. The Reds lost their fifth straight, a season high. read more
Columbus Dispatch May 20, 2015

Reds on deck

Opponent: at Kansas City Royals
Topeka Capital-Journal May 19, 2015

Ventura, two relievers shut out Reds 3-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30, 1992, when Dennis Rasmussen and Rick Reed blanked the California Angels. The Reds have lost four straight, matching their longest streak of the season. read more
Columbus Dispatch May 19, 2015

Royals 3, Reds 0: Cincinnati matches season high with fourth straight loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Topeka Capital-Journal May 19, 2015

Royals' Rafael Furcal retires after 14 major league seasons

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former NL Rookie of the Year Rafael Furcal is retiring after 14 major league seasons. The 37-year-old signed a minor league contract with Kansas City during spring training, and the Royals placed him on the voluntary retired list Tuesday. He hit .240 with one double in 25 at-bats for Class A Wilmington and Double-A Northwest Arkansas. read more
Red Reporter May 19, 2015

Reds vs. Royals, Game 1: Preview and Predictions

Cincinnati Reds @ Kansas City Royals Tuesday, May 19, 20158:10 PM EDTKaufman Stadium Johnny Cueto vs. Yordano Ventura COMPLETE COVERAGE > The Reds needed that day off, and now they take on the Royals in KC for two games. Luckily for them, it's #CuetoDay. They need Cueto to Cuet to get this done. Especially since the floundering Reds' offense will be facing Yordano Ventura. Ventura's struggled to start the year, but the stuff is there, and most Reds haven't faced him. That goes to his advantage. Mes is DHing, since we're at an AL park. Go Reds! Bullpen...
Topeka Capital-Journal May 18, 2015

Longtime Royals starter Bruce Chen announced retirement

CHICAGO — Well-traveled pitcher Bruce Chen announced his retirement Monday night after 17 seasons in the major leagues. Chen, who pitched for 11 teams and who spent six seasons with the Kansas City Royals, revealed his decision on Twitter. It was confirmed by the Cleveland Indians, who designated him for assignment Saturday. Chen pitched for the Royals from 2009-14, his longest tenure with any club. He went 47-43 with a 4.53 ERA in 7182/3 innings in Kansas City. read more
Topeka Capital-Journal May 18, 2015

Moustakas focuses on beating shift

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Everyone in the Royals dugout was hanging on the top step when Mike Moustakas stepped to the plate Friday night. He had already accomplished three legs of the cycle, and all that was missing was a home run. Yankees reliever Jose Ramirez delivered the pitch, one that the left-handed Moustakas could only try poking to right field. He nearly got enough of it anyway, the ball floating through the air for what seemed like an eternity before bouncing halfway up the outfield wall. read more
Newark Star-Ledger May 18, 2015

Yankees sloppy in 6-0 loss to Kansas City Royals | Rapid reaction

For the second straight game the Yankees failed to get a hit through the first three innings
Newark Star-Ledger May 17, 2015

Yankees vs. Royals: LIVE updates and analysis

Follow along with Yankees fans and reporters during the game.
Topeka Capital-Journal May 17, 2015

Edinson Volquez dominates as Royals roll past Yankees 6-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Edinson Volquez threw three-hit ball for seven innings, Salvador Perez homered and drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals rudely welcomed Chris Capuano back to the big leagues with a 6-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. The Royals got production from throughout their lineup to take the rubber game of their three-game set with the Yankees, whom they face again next week in New York. read more
MLB Insider: Cardinals, Royals headed for historic meeting

MLB Insider: Cardinals, Royals headed for historic meeting

Both teams never have been atop their divisions when playing each other in interleague games.
Newark Star-Ledger May 16, 2015

Yankees' CC Sabathia tames reigning AL champion Royals

Gives Yankees seven one-run innings while striking out five
Topeka Capital-Journal May 16, 2015

Headley and A-Rod homer, lead Sabathia, Yankees over Royals

By Dave Skretta KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chase Headley and Alex Rodriguez homered, CC Sabathia found his form in his eighth start of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday night. The Yankees snapped their skid at four and evened the three-game series. With rain approaching the entire evening, Sabathia (2-5) made quick work of the Royals, who had pounded out 12 runs on 17 hits the previous night. The lefty allowed the lone run on six hits without a walk in seven innings to win his second straight start. read more

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