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Why Mike Moustakas swings at the first pitch

Why Mike Moustakas swings at the first pitch

On Saturday, against the Cleveland Indians, Mike Moustakas had four at-bats and one intentional walk; every time the Indians pitched to Moose he swung at the first pitch and, if …
Washington Times 7 hours ago

Kipnis, Tomlin lead Indians past Royals 10-1

CLEVELAND (AP) - Jason Kipnis went 4 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, Josh Tomlin pitched his first complete game in two years and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Sunday. Kipnis, who reached in each of his five plate appearances, hit an ...
Plain Dealer 7 hours ago

Cleveland Indians pump the brakes on losing streak, avoid sweep with 10-1 win against Kansas City Royals

Cleveland has not strung together four or more consecutive losses since July 23-28, 2015. Since then, the other 29 major-league teams have combined to endure 284 losing streaks of four or more games.
Akron Beacon Journal 7 hours ago

Indians cruise in offensive onslaught, Josh Tomlin throws complete game to beat KC Royals 10-1

CLEVELAND: With Francisco Lindor on the bench, the Indians’ offense exploded for 10 runs on 18 hits and Josh Tomlin went the distance to down the Kansas City Royals 10-1 Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field. It was Lindor’s first day of rest this season....
MLB Daily Dish 14 hours ago
AL Central Notes: Jason Vargas drawing interest, Ian Kinsler injury

AL Central Notes: Jason Vargas drawing interest, Ian Kinsler injury

Here’s the latest from around the American League Central. Royals lefty Jason Vargas is drawing a notable amount of interest and could be traded in advance of the non-waiver trade deadline, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe. Vargas, 34, has pitched well with Kansas City to this point, pitching to a 2.30 ERA and 2.95 FIP over 54.2 innings. Despite his 5-3 record, Vargas’ performance in nine starts might make him a valuable trade chip. Vargas is making $8 million this season, which could be considered comparably inexpensive given his production. Here’s the latest from...

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Lee Judge: There are walks that hurt, and there are walks that hurt less than the alternative

In Game 1 of Sunday’s doubleheader, the Royals’ pitchers walked six batters, and three of those walks scored. The Royals’ pitchers got away with it because the Royals’ hitters scored …

Game one against the Twins: Royals win, Moss heats up and homers twice

A while back Brandon Moss was told he was on pace for a 27-home run season; he laughed and said if he kept hitting .150, he might not be around …

Jeff Montgomery, competitiveness and situational pitching

Back when I was still playing baseball in the Kansas City Men’s Senior Baseball League, I got to face former Royals closer Jeff Montgomery. Facing Monty once was an honor …

How Kelvin Herrera is getting beat on secondary pitches

Friday night Royals closer Kelvin Herrera blew a save against the Minnesota Twins when he threw a changeup to Kennys Vargas and Vargas homered. The last time Herrera blew a …

The Royals have played 40 games; so where do things stand?

On Thursday night, the Royals beat the Yankees and finished the evening with a 17-23 record. Fans often jump the gun, but Royals GM Dayton Moore has said he waits …
Newark Star-Ledger May 18, 2017

Yankees, Royals lineups for Thursday; Brett Gardner sits

The Yankees can sweep a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals with a win Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium.

Vargy did not pitch a great game and here’s why

Over his first seven starts, Jason Vargas has been about as good as it gets: 5-1 with an ERA of 1.01. He’d been carving up the strike zone with precision …
Newark Star-Ledger May 18, 2017
What time, TV, channel is New York Yankees vs. Kansas City Royals (5/18/17)? Live stream, how to watch online

What time, TV, channel is New York Yankees vs. Kansas City Royals (5/18/17)? Live stream, how to watch online

The New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals will play Thursday night at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City.
Newark Star-Ledger May 17, 2017

Yankees vs. Royals lineups for Wednesday; Jacoby Ellsbury sits

The Yankees began their two-city roadtrip Tuesday night on a good note by whipping the Kansas City Royals 7-1 at Kauffman Field.

Have rule changes made baseball safer or softer?

The New York Yankees are in town this week and if you were around in the late 70s, you probably remember the Yankees-Royals rivalry vividly: Hal McRae knocking Willie Randolph …
Newark Star-Ledger May 16, 2017

Yankees, Royals lineups for Tuesday; Aaron Judge hitting 5th

The Yankees and Kansas City Royals play the first of three this week on Tuesday night at Kauffmann Stadium.
Newark Star-Ledger May 16, 2017

Royals up next for Yankees: 12 things you need to know

The Yankees and Kansas City Royals begin a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium in KC on Tuesday night.

Want to know why Alex Gordon ran into the wall against Tampa Bay?

If you watched the Royals play the Rays last week in St. Petersburg, Fla., you might have seen Alex Gordon run into the center-field wall while making a catch. One …

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