12:37 PM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014
Topeka Capital-Journal 18 hours ago

Royals activate Hosmer amid series of moves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals made a flurry of roster moves Monday as they begin a September march toward the playoffs, activating first baseman Eric Hosmer from the disabled list and promoting first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas. Hosmer fractured a bone in his right hand when he was hit by a pitch from Jon Lester on July 20. He tried to play through the injury before the Royals shut him down, hoping that an extended period of rest would allow him to return for the final stretch. read more
Rotoworld 22 hours ago

Royals promote 2014 first-rounder Finnegan - Brandon Finnegan (S) Kansas City Royals

Royals purchased the contract of LHP Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
Rotoworld 13 hours ago

Perez homers and knocks in three runs vs. TEX - Salvador Perez (C) Kansas City Royals

Salvador Perez went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in a 4-3 win over the Rangers on Monday.

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Topeka Capital-Journal 13 hours ago

Royals stop slide with 4-3 victory over Rangers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers, 4-3, on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Perez, who had three hits, went deep in the third with Alex Gordon aboard. His two-out double in the first scored Gordon, who had singled and swiped second. Yordano Ventura allowed three runs, two earned, and five hits in 61/3 innings for Kansas City. The right-hander, who was skipped on his previous turn in the rotation due to a sore back, struck out seven and walked four. read more

W2W4: Rangers vs. Royals

A three-game set to start September occurs between the Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals. It's time for the pennant chase and the Rangers are playing spoiler. Here's a preview: What’s up with the Royals?: Kansas City leads the AL Central by a half-a-game over Detroit and have lost their last three completed games. Sunday’s contest with Cleveland was suspended because of rain in the 10th inning with the Royals trailing 4-2. Despite the current losing streak, the Royals have won 14 of their last 21 games at Kauffman Stadium.
Chronicle-Telegram Sep 1, 2014

Big win put on hold: Indians grab 4-2 lead over Royals in 10th, but weather suspends game until Sept. 22

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland’s game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning. The Indians grabbed a 4-2 lead on pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall’s two-out, two-run double, but rain prevented the teams from playing the bottom half of the inning. It Read More...The post Big win put on hold: Indians grab 4-2 lead over Royals in 10th, but weather suspends game until Sept. 22 appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1...
Detroit News Sep 1, 2014

Royals stop slide with victory over Rangers; gain half-game on Tigers in AL Central

Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cleveland’s game at Kansas City has been suspended due to rain with the Indians leading 4-2 heading into the bottom of the 10th inning. The game will resume on Sept. 22 in Cleveland before the start of a three-game series between the AL Central rivals. Alex Gordon played the hero Sunday night during the Royals’ nationally televised matchup with Cleveland, blasting a home run in the bottom of the ninth to send the game into extra innings. read more
Plain Dealer Aug 31, 2014
Live updates and chat with Zack Meisel: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals, Game 135

Live updates and chat with Zack Meisel: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals, Game 135

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Get scoring updates and analysis as the Indians take on the Royals at Kauffman Stadium and chat with cleveland.com's Zack Meisel in the comments section. Game 135: Indians (70-64) vs. Royals (74-61) First pitch: 8:07 p.m. at Kauffman Stadium TV/radio: STO; WTAM AM/1100,...
Plain Dealer Aug 31, 2014
Starting lineups for Sunday's Cleveland Indians -- Kansas City Royals game

Starting lineups for Sunday's Cleveland Indians -- Kansas City Royals game

Here are the lineups and the pitching matchup for Sunday's series finale.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 31, 2014

Indians 3, Royals 2: Indians score two in 11th to squeeze out victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It's getting very crowded at the top of the AL Central. The surging Cleveland Indians have turned the division into one of baseball's best playoff races. Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 31, 2014

Indians on deck

Opponent: at Kansas City Royals
Detroit Free Press Aug 31, 2014

Playoff watch: Royals, Mariners lose; Tigers, K.C. tied atop AL Central

Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Topeka Capital-Journal Aug 31, 2014

Royals' woes on offense strike again in 3-2 loss to Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Kansas City has lost three in a row to fall into a first-place tie with Detroit, which split a doubleheader at Chicago. Cleveland is just 31/2 back in the bunched AL Central. The Royals got a run back in the bottom of the 11th when Salvador Perez’s two-out double scored Jarrod Dyson. But Erik Kratz struck out to end the game. read more
Akron Beacon Journal Aug 31, 2014
Indians 3, Royals 2 (11 innings): Michael Brantley, Carlos Santana deliver big hits in victory

Indians 3, Royals 2 (11 innings): Michael Brantley, Carlos Santana deliver big hits in victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo.: Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.The Royals have has lost three in a row to fall into a first-place tie with the Detroit Tigers, who split a doubleheader at Chicago. The Indians are just 3½ games behind in the bunched American League Central Division.The Royals got a run back in the bottom of the 11th when Salvador Perez’s two-out double scored Jarrod Dyson. But Erik Kratz struck out to end the game.Jose Ramirez sparked the Indians;...

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