Five Kansas City players are poised to make a start in this year's All-Star Game, but Royals fans' voting tactics have caused friction.
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.
Joe Mauer hit a two-run homer in his first four-hit game in nearly two years, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night.
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.
Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Shane Robinson on family emergency leave. Robinson traveled to Boston after his infant daughter underwent emergency surgery.
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
Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.
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
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.
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.
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)
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
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
A Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Royals received national attention during last year's World Series has died.
Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
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
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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