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Royals no longer dominating ASG vote

Less than a month ago, 8 Kansas City players were in line to start the All-Star Game for the AL. The latest fan voting update has five Royals starters. Tonight's selection show begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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Out of their league

Almost exactly halfway through the season. the National League has pretty much gone to script, as all three preseason favorites lead their divisions. In the AL, no current division leader was projected to finish better than 3rd before the season started.

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Gibson dominates Royals

Kyle Gibson was remarkable against the Royals, tossing 8 innings allowing four hits and four walks but no runs as the Twins toppled Kansas City 2-0. Box score

Hosmer back in Royals lineup

First baseman Eric Hosmer is back in the starting lineup after missing three games due to a sprained finger. Kansas City faces Kyle Gibson and the Twins tonight. Follow live

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Royals' Hosmer returns after spraining finger

Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was back in the starting lineup Thursday night after missing a three-game sweep at the hands of Houston with a sprained right ring finger.

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ESPN's American League All-Stars

Who deserves a spot on the American League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.

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Keith Law: Omar Infante is not an All-Star

Royals fans are trying hard to make Omar Infante an All-Star, but he is batting just .230 with zero home runs. Some belong, some don't (Insider)

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Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win

Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of a the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday nigh

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Astros reign in battle of AL leaders

Jose Altuve (3-for-4, 2 runs) starred for Houston, who swept the Royals with a 6-5 win tonight. Both teams remain atop their respective divisions.

Kings of the AL in tight battle

The Astros and Royals -- the AL's best teams record-wise -- are heading to the 9th with Houston leading 6-5 and Kansas City coming up to bat. Follow live

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Keuchel, Astros shut down Royals

Dallas Keuchel struck out 7 over 8 shutout innings, and George Springer hit his 13th HR, as Houston took its second straight over K.C. in the battle of the AL's top two teams. Box score

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How good are the Royals?

Tim Kurkjian explains to SportsCenter that the Royals are the best team in a weak American League thanks to great defense and a strong bullpen.

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2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs32817th
Batting Average.2692nd
On Base Percentage.31912th
Slugging Percentage.40012th
Earned Run Average3.538th
Quality Starts3029th
WHIP1.2210th
BAA.2406th

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