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Grand Rapids Press 4 hours ago
Michael Fulmer knocked out early, Royals trounce Tigers 16-4 in series finale
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Michael Fulmer knocked out early, Royals trounce Tigers 16-4 in series finale

The Tigers committed three errors in the first inning, setting the tone for the ugly loss. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As Mikie Mahtook rounded the bases after hitting a dramatic home run in the ninth inning Wednesday night, the Detroit Tigers were on the verge of winning their fifth game in a row and moving within four games of first place. Since that moment, everything has gone wrong. The Tigers lost Wednesday night's game in the bottom of the ninth, then committed three errors in the first inning on Thursday, setting the tone for an ugly 16-4 loss to the Kansas City...
Grand Rapids Press 12 hours ago

Tigers, Royals lineups: Mikie Mahtook, Andrew Romine starting

Mahtook had a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday night, but the Tigers lost the game in the bottom of the inning. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mikie Mahtook will play center field with Andrew Romine in right...
Washington Times 4 hours ago
Royals rout Tigers 16-4, set season highs for runs and hits

Royals rout Tigers 16-4, set season highs for runs and hits

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Brandon Moss drove in four runs, Mike Moustakas had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals routed the error-prone Detroit Tigers 16-4 on Thursday night. Eric Hosmer and Whit Merrifield homered for the Royals, who moved within 1½ games of first-place Cleveland in the AL ...
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball 4 hours ago

Royals rout Tigers 16-4, set season highs for runs and hits (Jul 20, 2017)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Brandon Moss drove in four runs, Mike Moustakas had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals routed the error-prone Detroit Tigers 16-4 on Thursday night.
KC Kingdom 10 hours ago
Kansas City Chiefs finally sign Patrick Mahomes to contract

Kansas City Chiefs finally sign Patrick Mahomes to contract

The Kansas City Chiefs traded up to draft quarterback Patrick Mahomes in the first round of the draft this year and now have finally signed their franchise quarterback. While Kansas City Chiefs fans might not have been all that worried about the fact that rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes had yet to sign a contract, it […] Kansas City Chiefs finally sign Patrick Mahomes to contract - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
KC Kingdom 14 hours ago

KU Basketball: Jack Whitman backs out of Kansas University completely

Surprising news broke for KU Basketball, as former William and Mary forward Jack Whitman has announced he will no longer partake in school at KU. This also includes his participation in all athletic programs. Sounds like KU Basketball is being dealt blows well before the season starts. The Kansas Jayhawks...

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alcides Escobar had two hits and two RBIs and Scott Alexander picked up his first major league victory as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Sunday. The Royals have won 15 of 21 games to move a game above .500 and ...

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Washington Times Jul 1, 2017

Vagas earns 12th victory as Royals top Twins 8-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jason Vargas is making his case to be the American League starting pitcher for the All-Star Game. Vargas picked up his AL-leading 12th victory, Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-1 on Friday night. Vargas (12-3) ...

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In the first and third games of the Royals’ series in Detroit, the Tigers pitched Justin Verlander and Michael Fulmer. Verlander had started 367 games, won a Cy Young, an …
Grand Rapids Press Jun 29, 2017
Michael Fulmer just misses shutout as Tigers take series finale from Royals

Michael Fulmer just misses shutout as Tigers take series finale from Royals

Fulmer allowed only four hits, all singles, and three of the baserunners were subsequently wiped out on double plays. DETROIT -- Michael Fulmer lost his shutout and his complete game, but he pitched the Detroit Tigers to a much-needed win.  Fulmer breezed through eight flawless innings in just 85 pitches before losing his shutout in the ninth, as the Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park. Fulmer allowed only four hits, all singles, through eight innings, and three of the baserunners were subsequently wiped out on double...

Why you give Salvador Perez a 3-0 green light

In the fourth inning of Wednesday night’s game against the Tigers, Salvador Perez found himself in a 3-0 count. Ned Yost likes to give the 3-0 green light to hitters …
Washington Times Jun 28, 2017

Perez, Moustakas homer to lift Royals over Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) - Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers during a four-run fourth inning, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Wednesday night. Ian Kennedy (2-6) allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings for the Royals, earning his second ...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 28, 2017
Royals wallop Daniel Norris to beat Tigers, 8-2

Royals wallop Daniel Norris to beat Tigers, 8-2

The Tigers snapped a modest two-game winning streak, while the Royals returned to the .500 mark. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers' revamped batting order managed two solo home runs but little else on Wednesday night in a 8-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Alex Avila, the No. 2 hitter, and Miguel Cabrera, now hitting fourth, both homered for the Tigers. Victor Martinez, the former clean-up hitter, went 1-for-4 with a single in his first game since being activated from the disabled list. The Tigers snapped a modest two-game winning streak, while the Royals...

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