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So, Alex Gordon is A-OK?

In his 2nd-inning at-bat, Alex Gordon was plunked by Matt Moore. When he came up 2 innings later, Gordon homered to right to tie the game at 4. The Rays had just scored 3 runs in the top of the fourth to take a lead. Follow live

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Moore uncharacteristically wild

The Rays' Matt Moore hit the Royals' Drew Butera and Alex Gordon both in the 2nd inning. It's the first time Moore has hit 2 batters in a game, and, entering today, he had only hit 11 batters in his 62-start career. Follow live

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Matt Moore struggles through 2nd

In just his 2nd start of the season, the Rays LHP gave up 3 runs on 2 hits vs. the Royals. With 2 outs and a runner on, Moore had a HBP, BB, HBP and then gave up a 2-run single before getting the 3rd out. Follow live

Yordano Ventura returning Thursday

The RHP will start Thursday for the Royals after not playing since June 12 due to ulnar nerve irritation in his right elbow, which caused bouts of numbness. Ventura dealt with a slight recurrence of the symptoms in his final Triple-A rehab start but it won't keep him off the mound.

Rays-Royals game postponed

The game was called off Monday approximately an hour before first pitch due to heavy rainfall and tornado warnings. The Royals and Rays will play a day-night doubleheader Tuesday, with games scheduled for 1:10 p.m. ET and 7:10 p.m. ET.

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Bryant in for Stanton; A-Rod left off ASG roster

Two Royals pitchers were added to the AL All-Star roster Monday, which brings Kansas City to an MLB-high six representatives, while Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was left off the team.

Rays-Royals game postponed

The game was called off approximately an hour before first pitch due to heavy rainfall and tornado warnings. The Royals and Rays will play a day-night doubleheader tomorrow, with games scheduled for 1:10 p.m. ET and 7:10 p.m. ET.

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Bryant in for Stanton; A-Rod left off ASG roster

Two Royals pitchers were added to the AL All-Star roster Monday, which brings Kansas City to an MLB-high six representatives, while Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was left off the team.

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Royals' Moustakas placed on bereavement list

The Kansas City Royals designated reliever Jason Frasor for assignment and placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the bereavement list before Monday night's game against Tampa Bay.

Power Rankings: Royals slip to No. 5

The Royals have four starters in the All-Star Game, but their 2-5 record last week cost them three spots, and they now round out the top five. MLB Power Rankings

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ICYMI: MLB All-Stars announced

The starters for the MLB All-Star Game were announced Sunday and the Royals tied an AL-record with 4 starters voted in by fans. The 4 Royals starters are their most in a single year in franchise history and more than they’ve had in the previous 25 All-Star Games combined (3). Full roster

Royals get four All-Star starters

Kansas City once had eight players leading at their positions, but settled for a quartet of starters:

  • SS Alcides Escobar
  • C Salvador Perez
  • OF Lorenzo Cain
  • OF Alex Gordon
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Four Royals on ASG team, but Blue Jay tops all

The Kansas City Royals lead all teams with four All-Star starters, while Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals are top vote-getters.

AL All-Star outfield and DH starters

The top votegetters for the American League:

AL All-Star infield starters

The top votegetters for the American League:

  • 1B Miguel Cabrera, Tigers
  • 2B Jose Altuve, Astros
  • SS Alcides Escobar, Royals
  • 3B Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays
  • C Salvador Perez, Royals
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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.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs33118th
Batting Average.2682nd
On Base Percentage.31812th
Slugging Percentage.39914th
Earned Run Average3.528th
Quality Starts3129th
WHIP1.2210th
BAA.2407th

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