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November 07, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said during a news conference that Halladay's ICON A5 went down about noon Tuesday near Holiday, Florida...
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Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
October 31, 2017 - 10:12 am
The Los Angeles Dodgers were baseball's best team during the regular season, piling up 104 wins, blasting 53 homers in June and finishing up a 43-7 run in August. Now, they're one loss away from being eliminated in their first World Series appearance since 1988. Los Angeles trails the Astros 3-2...
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Peter Aiken - USA TODAY Sports
October 01, 2017 - 6:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar tipped their caps and likely said goodbye to Kansas City's fans, and then the playoff-bound Arizona Diamondbacks ended the regular season with a 14-2 win over the Royals on Sunday. The foursome joined the Royals...
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Dreamstime
September 29, 2017 - 10:41 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ian Kennedy picked up his first home victory in more than a year as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Friday night. Kennedy (5-13) snapped a franchise record of 18 winless home starts, holding the postseason bound Diamondbacks to one run and...
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Danny Duffy - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
September 28, 2017 - 10:31 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Daniel Norris threw five scoreless innings to pick up his first victory in more than three months as the Detroit Tigers snapped a season-high nine-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Thursday night. Norris (5-8) gave up two hits in five innings. He...
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Alex Gordon - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
September 27, 2017 - 10:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Paulo Orlando hit a two-run homer, his first of the season, as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Detroit 7-4 on Wednesday night, the Tigers' ninth straight loss. The Tigers are 4-22 in September and have been outscored 68-30 in the skid. The...
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Jason Vargas - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
September 26, 2017 - 10:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas tied for the major league lead with his 18th victory, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the struggling Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Tuesday night. Vargas (18-10) went six innings to match Cleveland's Corey Kluber and the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw for most wins in the...
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Patrick Gorski - USA TODAY Sports
September 24, 2017 - 6:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) - Rookie right-hander Lucas Giolito pitched seven strong innings and Avisail Garcia drove in three runs with his 18th homer and a double to lead the Chicago White Sox past the fading Kansas City Royals 8-1 on Sunday. Kevan Smith had a solo homer and a single for two RBIs as Chicago...
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Matt Marton - USA TODAY Sports
September 23, 2017 - 10:08 pm
CHICAGO (AP) - Alex Gordon homered, Whit Merrifield drove in three runs and Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning to lead the Royals to an 8-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night, keeping Kansas City's slim playoff hopes alive. Salvador Perez went 2 for 4 with a pair of run-...
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