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George Brett swings for the fences
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Dan Weinbaum
February 12, 2020 - 5:42 am
George Brett's epic tirade, known forever as the Pine Tar Game between the Kansas City Royals and the New York Yankees, remains an iconic moment in baseball history.
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Sep 10, 2018; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with Kansas City Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield (15) after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium.
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AP News Staff
November 22, 2019 - 7:13 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — John Sherman was approved Thursday as the new controlling owner of the Kansas City Royals, and his group plans to close its deal to purchase the team from David Glass and his family next week. Major League Baseball owners voted unanimously to approve the deal, which was...
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Apr 3, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; A general view of the interior of Kauffman Stadium prior to the opening night game between the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets.
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Bill Grady
October 02, 2019 - 7:14 am
Kansas City, MO - Perhaps a change of ownership for the Kansas City Royals could result in a new baseball stadium downtown. Or perhaps not. KC Mayor Quinton Lucas is saying, “show me the money.” There's 'talk' that a new stadium might be part of the arrangement if Kansas City businessman John...
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Sep 29, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost (3) waves to the crowd as he walks into the dugout after his last game before retirement against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium.
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Marc LaVoie
September 29, 2019 - 11:14 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Less than a week after announcing he was retiring from baseball, Royals manager Ned Yost took a bow Sunday before the team's fans at Kauffman Stadium. It was the last game of the regular season. The Royals finished with a disappointing record of 59 wins, 103 losses. But in...
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Royals owner David Glass sits next to GM Dayton Moore at a game.
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Marc LaVoie
August 28, 2019 - 4:30 am
Kansas City Royals owner David Glass is negotiating a sale of the baseball team to a potential owner with local ties, according to a report from TheAthletic.com. Glass is reportedly considering a sale to Kansas City native John Sherman, the vice chairman of the Cleveland Indians. Owning the Royals...
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Marc LaVoie
July 12, 2019 - 4:39 am
The Kansas City Royals have called up their No. 1 Draft pick from 2011, Bubba Starling, who graduated from Gardner-Edgerton High School in Johnson County. The outfielder passed up a football scholarship at Nebraska,where he was recruited as a quarterback. The 6-foot-4 multi-sport star was the No. 5...
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AP News Staff
April 12, 2019 - 6:36 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Whit Merrifield went 0 for 5 as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Thursday. Merrifield's hitting streak ended at 31 games, the longest in team history. He had not gone hitless since Sept. 9. The Mariners became the first major league team to homer in...
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AP News Staff
March 29, 2019 - 5:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Brad Keller pitched two-hit ball over seven shutout innings, Adalberto Mondesi tripled twice and the Kansas Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Thursday after the start of their season opener was delayed nearly two hours by rain. Eloy Jimenez went 0 for 3 with an RBI in...
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Marc LaVoie
March 04, 2019 - 5:57 am
Kansas City, MO - Royals catcher Salvador Perez may have to undergo Tommy John surgery after damaging the ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow of his throwing arm in a workout. The team is waiting on a second opinion from the Los Angeles Dodgers team physician before making a decision on surgery...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:23 pm
Kansas City, MO - A woman was arrested early this morning for trespassing and open burning after being caught on the field at Kauffman Stadium. Police say Bridget DePriest, 36, had trash strewn about right center field and had tried to light something on fire on the field when security guards found...
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