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Royals by the numbers: Sixth series victory in sight

The Kansas City Royals (16-8) will seek their sixth series victory of the season as they look to take three of four from the Detroit Tigers (16-8) on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Web Gems: Saturday, May 2

Does Jake Marisnick climbing the hill in center field in Houston top Alex Gordon's reigning Web Gem? To register your vote, click "Favorite" for Marisnick's play and "Retweet" for Gordon's play, using #WebGems.

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Royals by the numbers: Volquez makes return against Tigers

Edinson Volquez (2-2 1.91 ERA) heads to the mound for the Kansas City Royals on Saturday to face David Price (2-1, 3.48 ERA) and the Detroit Tigers. It is the first game back for Volquez after serving a five-game suspension.

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Petriello: Moustakas' new approach driving hot start

Is Mike Moustakas' hot start this year a fluke? Mike Petriello says no, outlining key changes the Royals' third baseman has made at the plate that make him well-positioned for long-term success.

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Royals by the numbers: Seven innings of no-hit ball

The Kansas City Royals downed the Detroit Tigers 4-1 on Friday behind a seven combined no-hit innings from Chris Young and Ryan Madson.Kansas City's no-hit bid was the team's longest since Jeremy Guthrie went 7 2/3 innings without giving up a hit on Aug.

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Royals by the numbers: Young making spot start

Chris Young (1-0, 1.86 ERA) makes his first start for the Kansas City Royals as they face Kyle Lobstein (2-1, 3.50 ERA) and the Detroit Tigers on Friday.

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Some defensive gems came from unexpected sources.

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Elias says: State of Missouri best in MLB

The Kansas City Royals (15-7) are tied with the Houston Astros for the best record in the American League, and the St. Louis Cardinals (15-6) have the best record in the National League.

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Royals by the numbers: Duffy dominates in Royals win

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Thursday behind seven scoreless innings from Danny Duffy.Duffy took a shutout into the eighth, before giving up the lone run of the game for the Tigers.

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Thursday's power rankings

Jose Altuve's performance leads Thursday's list as the Astros have won 11 of 12 games and are tied with the Royals for the best record in the AL.

2015 Rankings

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs1242nd
Batting Average.3001st
On Base Percentage.3551st
Slugging Percentage.4413rd
Earned Run Average2.963rd
Quality Starts927th
WHIP1.112nd
BAA.2183rd

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