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Topeka Capital-Journal 6 hours ago
Jeremy Guthrie roughed up as Royals fall 12-1
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Jeremy Guthrie roughed up as Royals fall 12-1

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes and rookie Giovanny Urshela hit solo homers for Cleveland, which had been outscored 37-10 in losing the first six games of the homestand. Michael Bourn was 4 for 5 as Cleveland had a season-high 18 hits. read more
Columbus Dispatch 6 hours ago

Indians 12, Royals 1 | Kluber, Lindor help Tribe end skid

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1...
Akron Beacon Journal 7 hours ago

Indians snap six-game losing streak with 12-1 rout of Royals

The Indians could have benefited from spreading their production around a bit over the past week, but they nonetheless enjoyed a 12-1 rout of the Kansas City Royals Wednesday afternoon that snapped a six-game losing streak. The Indians (46-54) took an early lead and then poured it on late, hitting...
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago

Live updates and chat: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals, Game 100

Get live updates and chat in the comments section below with beat writer Zack Meisel as the Indians and Royals conclude their three-game series at Progressive Field.
Athletics Nation 13 hours ago

The Daily Bernie, 7/29/15: Oakland A's say goodbye to Ben Zobrist

The final of three marquee Athletics free-agents-to-be has left Oakland, as super-utility man Ben Zobrist was sent to Kansas City, and the Nationals picked up closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Phillies, among other news. Welcome back to The Daily Bernie! It's the best dance in the game, so let's get rolling once more! The A's biggest trade chip has finally been dealt. Infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist was sent to the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday morning in exchange for Double-A lefty Sean Manaea and Triple-A righty Aaron Brooks. The great Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports was the first to...
Athletics Nation 2 hours ago

Ben Zobrist and what could have been for the Oakland A's

For years, Ben Zobrist seemed like he belonged on the Oakland A's. His greatness came in ways that were often not fully appreciated and he has still never earned even $8 million in a single season, making him the ultimate undervalued player. And then, on Jan. 10, Oakland finally acquired him from the...

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News-Herald 1 hour ago
Cleveland Indians rout Kansas City Royals, 12-1

Cleveland Indians rout Kansas City Royals, 12-1

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Indians found the perfect way to avoid a winless homestand.Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, and rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs in a 12-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday."We needed a day like today," said manager Terry Francona, who was ejected in the fifth inning.
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago

Corey Kluber, four homers power Cleveland Indians to rout of Kansas City Royals: DMan's Report, Game 100

The Indians scored 12 on Wednesday -- two more runs than in their previous six games combined.
Toronto Star 2 hours ago
Series preview: Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays

Series preview: Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays

Zobrist makes Royals debut Thursday, Cueto starts against Toronto on Friday.
Akron Beacon Journal 3 hours ago
Indians 12, Royals 1: Indians snap six-game losing streak with rout of Royals

Indians 12, Royals 1: Indians snap six-game losing streak with rout of Royals

CLEVELAND: The Indians could have benefited from spreading their production around a bit over the past week, but they nonetheless enjoyed a 12-1 rout of the Kansas City Royals Wednesday afternoon that snapped a six-game losing streak. The Indians (46-54) took an early lead and then poured it on late, hitting a season-high four home runs, as Corey Kluber cruised to a complete game. It was one of the more complete games the Indians have played this season, and it came after six straight home losses within the division and a lengthy team meeting on Sunday. “I think we needed it on a number of...
Columbus Dispatch 21 hours ago

Royals 2, Indians 1: Tribe acquires minor-leaguer Eric Stamets of Dublin Scioto from Angels

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};The Cleveland Indians traded veteran outfielder David Murphy to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday for minor-league shortstop Eric Stamets, a former standout at Dublin Scioto. The trade was announced during the Indians’ 2-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field.
News-Herald 23 hours ago
Eric Hosmer's homer in 9th lifts Kansas City Royals to 2-1 win over Cleveland Indians

Eric Hosmer's homer in 9th lifts Kansas City Royals to 2-1 win over Cleveland Indians

Eric Hosmer's homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who have lost eight straight at home - their longest home losing streak in 40 years.Hosmer hit a 3-2 pitch from Trevor Bauer (8-8) over the wall in right for his 11th homer.
Plain Dealer 23 hours ago

Live updates and chat: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals, Game 99

Get live updates and chat in the comments section below with beat writers Paul Hoynes and Zack Meisel as the Indians and Royals continue their three-game series at Progressive Field.
Topeka Capital-Journal 23 hours ago

Hosmer's homer, defensive gem in ninth lift Royals to 2-1 win over Indians

CLEVELAND — Eric Hosmer’s homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians. Hosmer hit a 3-2 pitch from Trevor Bauer (8-8) over the wall in right for his 11th homer. The shot came one pitch after Indians catcher Roberto Perez threw out Lorenzo Cain trying to steal second. When his homer cleared the wall, Hosmer pointed toward Kansas City’s dugout, which was celebrating wildly. read more
Akron Beacon Journal Jul 28, 2015

Late home run dooms Indians in 2-1 loss to Kansas City Royals

Trevor Bauer has worked hard recently to limit home runs, something that he’s struggled with lately. He did well in that regard for eight innings Tuesday night, until Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer got the best of him in a 2-1 loss to the Royals. Still locked in a 1-1 tie in the top of the ninth inning, Hosmer got a hold of a Bauer offering and drove it over the right-field wall for a solo home run. Royals (61-38) closer Greg Holland (22 saves) entered in the ninth and got some highlight-reel defense to close the game. Roberto Perez grounded a ball back up the middle that was...
Topeka Capital-Journal Jul 28, 2015

New ace Johnny Cueto 'proud' to be member of Royals

CLEVELAND — Johnny Cueto spent part of his first hours with the Kansas City Royals running up and down the steps inside an empty Progressive Field. He’s already on the move as the team’s new ace. Acquired Sunday in a trade from Cincinnati, Cueto joined his new teammates for the first time Tuesday and said he’s excited about being a part of the AL’s best team — one he might make even better. read more
Plain Dealer Jul 28, 2015
Starting lineups, Game 99: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals

Starting lineups, Game 99: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals

Here are the lineups and the pitching matchup for Tuesday's affair between the Indians and Royals.
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 28, 2015

MLB trade rumors: Kansas City Royals steal Yankees, Mets target Ben Zobrist

A's trade veteran, ending weeks of speculation
Oakland Tribune Jul 28, 2015

A's send Ben Zobrist to Kansas City Royals

Oakland A's make their third trade in a week, sending Zobrist to Kansas City for two pitchers including left-hander Sean Manaea, the Royals' third-rated prospect.

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