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The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month. And the hometown Reds can celebrate a starter, too, despite Cincinnati’s sorry season.
Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead.
The Royals beat the Twins by a score of 7-2 on Wednesday, a night spiced up in the eighth inning by an ejection of Torii Hunter that preceded his equipment-throwing tantrum.
Salvador Perez hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Royals avoided a sweep by beating Texas by a score of 4-3 on Sunday.
Getting his wish to be a starter — he was a reliever last season — Ross Detwiler’s winless streak in Texas reached seven games after 6-3 loss on Thursday to the Royals.
Shin-Soo Choo hit a leadoff homer and Prince Fielder homered, backing seven innings from Rangers starter Yovani Gallardo in a 5-2 win over the Royals on Wednesday.
Larry Mowry is set to throw out the first pitch at the Rangers game on Thursday. But first, to help him prepare for the occasion, Keith Russell is offering some tips.
Adrian Beltre got picked off at first base. Shin-Soo Choo slipped and got thrown out trying to get to third base. It was that kind of night for the Rangers against the Royals.
Adrian Beltre homered for the second day in a row, while newcomer Thomas Field hit his first homer, as the Rangers beat the weary Royals by a score of 8-2 on Monday night.
Mike Moustakas hit a grand slam in a seven-run first inning as the Kansas City Royals outslugged the Texas Rangers 11-7 Monday.
Very few 21-year-old athletes have been on more of a rollercoaster in the past year than Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan. He became the first player to pitch in the College World Series and MLB World Series in the same year.
Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.