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BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 7:  Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals slides into second for a RBI double as Yangervis Solarte #26 of the New York Yankees fields a throw in the second inning at Kauffman Stadium on June 7, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Perez Leads Royals to 8-4 Victory Over Yankees

By: Dave Skretta  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)   Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Eric Hosmer also went deep and the Kansas City Royals cruised to an 8-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday […]

06/07/2014

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UConn Standout Springer Debuts For Astros

George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way on Wednesday night.

04/17/2014

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

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 11:  James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium August 11, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** James Shields

Shields Gets Rare Home Win, Royals Beat Red Sox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)   James Shields earned his first home win in more than three months, Alex Gordon homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Sunday. The Royals […]

08/12/2013

AUGUST 10: A general view of Kauffman Stadium during a game between the Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals August, 10, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo Credit: Ed Zurga / © 2013 Getty Images)

Ellsbury Royally Unhandleable

Ellsbury matched a career high with four hits and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

08/11/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 9: Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals slides into second base for a RBI double past Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox in the sixth inning at Kauffman Stadium August, 9, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Peavy Bombed, Sox Lose

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Justin Maxwell homered and singled twice in a six-run sixth as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 9-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. The Royals […]

08/10/2013

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 04: Ike Davis #29 of the New York Mets steals seocnd base in the bottom of the fourth against the Kansas City Royals during the game at Citi Field on August 4, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Mets Fall to Royals

By IRA PODELL AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Zack Wheeler took the loss for the New York Mets. Right fielder Marlon Byrd took the blame. Wheeler didn’t have no-hit stuff on Sunday, and […]

08/05/2013

David Wright  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Mets Win Comes at A Price, Wright Hurt

By IRA PODELL AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Eric Young Jr. homered with two outs in the 11th inning and the New York Mets overcame a blown lead to beat Kansas City 4-2 […]

08/03/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 08: Luis Cruz #61 of the New York Yankees forces out Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on July 8, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Royals defeated the Yankees 5-1. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yanks Hampered By Rain and Royals

By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Jeremy Guthrie neatly handled a nemesis and a long rain delay to pitch into the seventh inning, Billy Butler homered and the Kansas City Royals […]

07/08/2013

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