In possibly the biggest series since 1985, the KC Royals were blown out by visiting Detroit, 10-1. It was a sellout crowd at Kauffman Stadium and aired on ESPN2. 766 more words
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It isn’t easy to make the postseason, even with an extra Wild Card in each league. The KC Royals made it tougher on themselves to make the postseason with just 13 games (plus that ten inning affair with Cleveland) remaining when they lost this four-game series at home to Boston, who is one of the worst teams in the American League. 434 more words
It was already determined before the season that Xander Bogaerts would solve the decade-long problem at shortstop for the Boston Red Sox. After all, the 21-year-old infielder from Aruba displayed patience at the plate and came through in clutch spots during Boston’s run to the 2013 World Series title. 655 more words
The KC Royals swept the worst team in baseball, Texas, with a 4-1 victory. Unfortunately, the fans stayed away (less than 16,000).
With Cleveland beating up on Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers, the Royals picked up a game in the American League Central standings (1.5 games up). 347 more words
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — 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. 390 more words