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Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Tigers, Royals lineups: Victor Martinez now batting 6th

Tigers, Royals lineups: Victor Martinez now batting 6th

Martinez last started a game batting sixth in 2010, when he played for the Boston Red Sox. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez will bat sixth on Wednesday for the first time in his tenure with the team. Martinez has hit mostly in the clean-up spot behind first baseman Miguel Cabrera. But manager Brad Ausmus has shuffled the lineup in recent days and opted to move Martinez down a couple spots upon his return from the disabled list. Martinez last started a game batting sixth in 2010, when he played for the Boston Red Sox. Mikie Mahtook...
Grand Rapids Press 8 hours ago

Tigers, Royals preview: Daniel Norris goes for first win in 6th career start vs KC

Daniel Norris is 0-1 with a 3.81 ERA in five career starts against the Royals.
Grand Rapids Press 12 hours ago

Mikie Mahtook continues bid for starting CF job with two hits, highlight-reel catch vs Royals

Mahtook had two hits in Tuesdays win vs the Royals, and a leaping catch in center field 427 feet from home plate. DETROIT - Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez hit a ball 427 feet off of Justin Verlander on Tuesday at Comerica...
KC Kingdom 3 hours ago
Kansas City Royals: Jorge Soler called up from Triple-A Omaha

Kansas City Royals: Jorge Soler called up from Triple-A Omaha

The Kansas City Royals made a pair of moves on Wednesday afternoon, which involved placing Cheslor Cuthbert on the ten-day disabled list and calling up outfielder Jorge Soler to the big leagues. For the past week, I’ve been advocating for the Kansas City Royals to bring Jorge Soler to the big league level and let […] Kansas City Royals: Jorge Soler called up from Triple-A Omaha - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball 3 hours ago

Royals put Cuthbert on DL, recall Soler from Omaha

A wrist injury to infielder Cheslor Cuthbert has opened the door for outfielder Jorge Soler's return to the Kansas City Royals from Triple-A Omaha.
KC Kingdom 9 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs: Latest news on the GM search

The Kansas City Chiefs have begun their search for the next general manager. As expected, the job is attracting a number of quality candidates from all over. Here is the latest news on who the Chiefs are looking at. After the surprising firing of general manager John Dorsey, the Kansas City Chiefs are wading into […] Kansas City Chiefs: Latest news on the GM search - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More

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Grand Rapids Press 31 mins ago
Tigers, Royals: Live scoring, stats, chat

Tigers, Royals: Live scoring, stats, chat

The Tigers are aiming for their third win in a row after an eight-game losing streak. DETROIT -- Victor Martinez is back in the lineup, but no longer batting fourth, as the Detroit Tigers play the Kansas Royals Wednesday night at Comerica Park. The Tigers are aiming for their third win in a row after an eight-game losing streak. Follow the live stats on this page and chat with other fans and readers about tonight's game in the comments section below. Who: Detroit Tigers (34-42) vs. Kansas City Royals (37-38)When: 7:10 p.m. EDTWhere: Comerica Park TV: Fox...
Grand Rapids Press 20 hours ago
Justin Verlander recovers after rocky 1st inning vs Royals, earns first win since May 20

Justin Verlander recovers after rocky 1st inning vs Royals, earns first win since May 20

Verlander allowed three runs on nine hits in seven innings for his fifth win of the season. DETROIT - Justin Verlander earned his first since May 20 on Tuesday, despite giving up three runs on five hits to start the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park. The Detroit Tigers, fueled by a Miguel Cabrera go-ahead three-run home run in the bottom of the third inning, rallied, beating the Royals 5-3 for their second straight win. Verlander settled in after the first inning, allowing zero runs, four hits and one walk over the next six innings. He struck...

How the home plate umpire changed the game in Royals’ 8-3 loss

Two pitches into Sunday’s Blue Jays-Royals game, home plate umpire John Tumpane missed a pitch. It was a borderline strike called a ball, but since the hitter — Jose Bautista …

How Jason Vargas has won 11 games with an 86 mph fastball

When Jason Vargas throws a fastball, its average velocity is 86.5 mph: not enough heat to strike fear in the hearts of men. Nevertheless, on Saturday afternoon Vargas beat the …
Washington Times Jun 24, 2017

Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jason Vargas earned his major league-leading 11th victory, pitching seven efficient innings to lead the surging Kansas City Royals over the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Saturday. The Royals won for the 11th time in 13 games and moved over .500 for the first time this ...

The Royals ninth inning comeback: Here’s how they did it

Entering the bottom of the ninth inning of Friday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Royals were down 4-1 and there wasn’t much reason to believe the situation …
CSN Philly Jun 24, 2017

Best of MLB: Royals storm back in 9th inning for win over Blue Jays

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Whit Merrifield hit a two-run, two-out double that capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals
Scout Jun 23, 2017

Report: Royals Won't Sell at Trade Deadline

Despite a number of key players hitting free agency this summer, the Kansas City Royals are intent on keeping their core together and not selling at this year’s trade deadline.
Scout Jun 23, 2017

Royals Sign Neftali Feliz

Can Neftali Feliz become a dominant arm in the bullpen again for the Kansas City Royals?

Dining with Drew leftovers: The best stuff we didn’t use

As you may already know, Drew Butera and I went to Garozzo’s Italian Ristorante, had lunch, recorded it and made three videos of the experience. But the three videos only …
Toronto Star Jun 22, 2017
Series preview: Toronto Blue Jays at Kansas City Royals

Series preview: Toronto Blue Jays at Kansas City Royals

Happ, Estrada and Liriano on tap to start in first meeting of the season with Royals in K.C.

Dining with Drew: Dessert & baseball talk with Royals catcher Butera

Can't go to lunch with a ballplayer? We'll bring one to you: Kansas City Royals catcher Drew Butera. We sat down with him at Garozzo’s Italian Ristorante and (in the third of three episodes) hit the wall during the dessert course. Drew theorized that the caffeine from a couple of espressos would counteract the calories we consumed earlier. …

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