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Royals Sweep Tigers for Second Time This Season

(Newser) - Jose Guillen homered and drove in three runs, Gil Meche pitched seven solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 8-4 yesterday to sweep the Tigers. Kansas City won its season-best fourth straight and improved to 6-0 this season against the Tigers, who have lost four in a row... More »

Royals Rally to Beat Indians on Butler Single

Sabathia's shutout gets blown up with 4-run seventh inning

(Newser) - Billy Butler's single broke a tie game and keyed Kansas City's four-run seventh inning, leading the Royals to a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians and C.C. Sabathia last night. Sabathia (1-5) took a shutout into the seventh before the Royals strung together six hits against the reigning American... More »

Buck's Doubles Lift Royals Over Blue Jays

Kansas City posts a season-high with eight runs scored

(Newser) - John Buck doubled twice and drove in a pair of runs, helping the Kansas City Royals rally for an 8-4 victory Friday night over the Toronto Blue Jays that snapped a seven-game losing streak. Buck's double in a six-run eighth inning scored pinch-runner Esteban German with the go-ahead run. The... More »

Greinke Goes Distance, KC Beats Seattle

Royals kick off seven-game road trip with good pitching, defense

(Newser) - Zack Greinke pitched a five-hitter for his third career complete game, and the Kansas City Royals opened a seven-game road trip with a 5-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night. It was the sixth complete game in the American League this year and second by a Kansas City... More »

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