12:46 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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News-Herald Aug 31, 2014
Cleveland Indians beat Royals, 3-2, in 11 innings

Cleveland Indians beat Royals, 3-2, in 11 innings

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.
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2014

Live updates and chat with Zack Meisel: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals, Game 134

Get scoring updates and analysis as the Indians take on the Royals at Kauffman Stadium and chat with cleveland.com's Zack Meisel
Topeka Capital-Journal Aug 30, 2014

Derek Jeter thankful for 'special' KC sendoff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s not often Kansas City Royals fans cheer Derek Jeter. But for one night only, why not? On Monday, Jeter, who is retiring after this season, played his final regular-season game against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium, and the crowd of 31,758 bid him farewell with a standing ovation after his last at-bat in the top of the ninth inning. read more
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2014
Starting lineups for Saturday's Cleveland Indians -- Kansas City Royals game

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

Here are the starting lineups and the pitching matchup for Saturday's affair between the Indians and Royals.
Plain Dealer Aug 30, 2014

KC masterpiece: Collective effort at the plate, on the mound gives Cleveland Indians 6-1 win in series opener against the Royals

A collective offensive effort -- Cleveland totaled 13 hits -- backed a solid start from Danny Salazar, who tossed five scoreless frames.
Chronicle-Telegram Aug 30, 2014

Carlos Santana stays hot against Kansas City as Indians pick up big win over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Once again, Carlos Santana was a huge hit in Kansas City. Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Royals 6-1 Friday night. The loss cut the Royals’ lead to a half-game over Detroit in the Read More...The post Carlos Santana stays hot against Kansas City as Indians pick up big win over Royals appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County News.
Topeka Capital-Journal Aug 30, 2014

Carlos Santana homers against Royals again in Tribe victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Carlos Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Friday night. The loss cut the Royals’ lead to a half-game over Detroit in the AL Central. Santana connected in the ninth inning for his 22nd home run, helping Cleveland win for the fifth time in six games. Boosted by his big four-game set in July, Santana is 14 for 26 with six homers, 13 RBIs and a 1.269 slugging percentage this year in Kansas City. read more
Plain Dealer Aug 29, 2014

Live updates and chat with Zack Meisel: Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals, Game 133

Get scoring updates and analysis as the Indians take on the Royals at Kauffman Stadium and chat with cleveland.com's Zack Meisel.
Topeka Capital-Journal Aug 29, 2014

Royals cut LHP Bruce Chen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals have designated left-hander Bruce Chen for assignment after six seasons with the team. Friday’s move came one day after he gave up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to Minnesota. The 37-year-old Chen is 2-4 with a 7.45 ERA in 13 games this season. He was in the Royals’ rotation when the season began, but went on the 60-day disabled list with a back injury. The Royals recalled right-hander Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha to take Chen’s spot in the bullpen. read more
Baltimore Sun Aug 29, 2014

Royals designate ex-Oriole Chen for assignment

The Kansas City Royals began to steel themselves for the AL Central pennant race Friday, designating journeyman hurler Bruce Chen for assignment. The Royals and Chen had agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a mutual 2015 option in February. The itinerant 37-year-old Chen found a home with the Royals, for whom he has played since 2009. This season, the oldest pitcher on the Kansas City staff struggled to a 2-4 record and 7.45 earned run average over 13 appearances -- seven of those as a starter. Chen has a career mark of...
Plain Dealer Aug 29, 2014
Starting lineups for Friday's Cleveland Indians -- Kansas City Royals game

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

Here are the starting lineups and the pitching matchup for Friday's series opener.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Aug 29, 2014
Twins 11, Royals 5: Ned Yost's bullpen move backfires on K.C.

Twins 11, Royals 5: Ned Yost's bullpen move backfires on K.C.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- You might say Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost gift-wrapped this one for the Twins on their way out of town.

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