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Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 17: Starting pitcher Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals sits in the dugout in the fifth inning during a game against the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium on September 17, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Royals’ Yordano Ventura Looks To Harness Blazing Fastball

The Royals are hoping Yordano Ventura, their young fireballer, can transition from thrower to pitcher.

03/13/2014

Lucky Fan Catches 4 Foul Balls At Indians Game

One fan at Sunday’s game between the Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field caught four foul balls, a once-in-several-lifetimes achievement.

07/14/2013

J.B. Shuck #39 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim runs out a single in the third inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 26, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Angels Beat Royals 5-2 For 8th Straight Win

Josh Hamilton started the Angels’ comeback when he homered leading off the seventh inning, and Los Angeles beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Sunday for its eighth straight win.

05/26/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 25:  Hank Conger #16 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Mike Trout #27 celebrate a 7-0 win over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 25, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Angels Catching Fire As They Beat Royals 7-0 For 7th Straight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Billy Buckner needed to jog his memory to recall his previous major league win. ”It’s been a while,” he said. ”The Cubs, my last outing in 2009.” Right on the […]

05/25/2013

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Trout, Vargas Lead Angels Over Royals

After a disappointing start to the season, the Los Angeles Angels are heating up. Mike Trout had his 21st multi-hit game, Jason Vargas pitched into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to six games.

05/24/2013

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels reacts to his two run homerun in front of Maicer Izturis #13 and Mark Trumbo #44 for a 3-0 lead over the New York Yankees during the third inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 29, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Angels Hit 4 HRs, Beat Royals 5-4

Mke Trout and Albert Pujols hit solo home runs, and Mark Trumbo hit a two-run shot to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday night.

05/23/2013

Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run double and Billy Butler capped his most productive series of the season with a two-run single, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 9-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night. (credit: getty images)

Angels Fall To Royals 9-5

Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run double and Billy Butler capped his most productive series of the season with a two-run single, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 9-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

05/15/2013

Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim runs to first base after hitting a RBI sacrifice in the fifth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 14, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Angels Beat Royals 6-2

Albert Pujols, Howie Kendrick, Josh Hamilton and Mike Trout all homered off Jeremy Guthrie, and the Los Angeles Angels handed the right-hander his first loss in 19 starts with a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

05/14/2013

Starting pitcher Joe Blanton #55 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim lunges for a ball hit by Alcides Escobar (not pictured) of the Kansas City Royals in the third inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 13, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Blanton Still Winless As Angels Lose 11-4

Billy Butler broke out of a severe slump with five hits and five RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals kept Joe Blanton winless in eight starts this season with an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

05/13/2013

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Greinke Roughed Up In First Start Since Injury, Dodgers Lose 8-2

Zack Greinke struggled through his first Cactus League start in 3 1/2 weeks, and the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Monday night.

03/25/2013

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers and teammate Mark Ellis #14 celebrate a home run against the Kansas City Royals on March 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Puig Hits 2-Run HR As Dodgers Beat Royals 8-1

Yasiel Puig is surprised by his success in spring training. The Los Angeles Dodgers are impressed.

03/16/2013

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Salvador Perez Gives Royals Rare Offense At Catcher

There’s a new age of offensive catchers coming up through the ranks of the big leagues, and Salvador Perez is part of that movement.

03/08/2013

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Dan Haren Trade Falls Through And Angels Decline His $15.5M Option

A day after the Los Angeles Angels shipped out Ervin Santana to the Kansas City Royals, the halos have acquired right-handed pitcher Carlos Marmol of the Chicago Cubs for starting pitcher Dan Haren to help improve the bullpen.

11/02/2012

Howard Kendrick #47 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim receives the ball late at second base as Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals slides in safely on a steal in the second inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 24, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Smith, Cain Lead Royals Over Angels 4-1

Will Smith pitched two-hit ball over seven innings in the longest of his five major league starts, Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer in the first, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Tuesday night.

07/24/2012

Albert Pujols #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim argues with home plate umpire Bob Davidson after he was called out at home against the Kansas City Royals in the fourth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 7, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Pujols Gets 1st Hit With Angels But Fall To Royals 6-3

Luke Hochevar took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals got solo homers from Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas against Dan Haren in a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.

04/07/2012

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