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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Royals dominate All-Star starters (2:28)
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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
  • Watch All-Star selection show

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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.

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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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

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.2406th

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