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Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the ninth inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 5, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Balfour Earns 40th Straight Save, Ties Record In 6-3 Win Over Royals

The Royals tacked on another run before Grant Balfour retired the final two batters with two aboard to preserve a 6-3 victory and earn his 40th straight save, tying Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley’s franchise record.

07/05/2013

Nick LeGrange from Kansas City used a telerobotic arm to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Oakland Athletics game against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on June 12, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Teen Throws Out A’s 1st Pitch From 1,800 Miles Away Via Telerobot

In what is believed to be a baseball first when it comes to ceremonial first pitches, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande made the toss before the Yankees-Athletics game on Wednesday night from his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, by using a telerobotic pitching machine.

06/12/2013

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Kansas City Defeat Earthquakes, 2-1

C.J. Sapong broke a seven-match goal drought, and Kei Kamara scored his team-leading fifth goal and added an assist to help Sporting Kansas City beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Sunday.

05/27/2012

Melky Cabrera #53 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates his home run in the first inning with teammates during a game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Cabrera, Giants Avoid Arbitration With $6 Million Contract

A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press that outfielder Melky Cabrera and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration.

01/17/2012

Hideki Matsui #55 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run in the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals at the Overstock.com Coliseum on June 14, 2011 in Oakland. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Lose To Royals, 11-6

The Kansas City Royals scored five times in the ninth inning to beat the Athletics 11-6 on Monday.

09/05/2011

Brandon McCarthy of the Oakland A's. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Lose To Kansas City 4-3

Mike Aviles’ sacrifice fly scored Jarrod Dyson from third base Saturday night, lifting Kansas City past Oakland 4-3, the Royals’ sixth walkoff win this season.

CBS San Francisco–05/07/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Doing The Worm

Best of Madden: In this replay from December of 2004, John Madden talks about Kansas City receiver Johnny Morton’s unusual endzone celebration.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/20/2011

Quarterback Matt Cassel #7 of the Kansas City Chiefs is sacked by Tyvon Branch #7 of the Oakland Raiders during the game on January 2, 2011 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Raiders Beat Playoff-Bound Chiefs, 31-10

Michael Bush rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown and the short-handed Oakland Raiders beat playoff-bound Kansas City 31-10 Sunday to gain a unique NFL distinction.

KPIX 5–01/02/2011

Quarterback Jason Campbell

Win Over Chiefs May Signal Raiders’ Return To Relevancy

When the season began, no one saw this coming. The Raiders and Chiefs playing a big game in November?

KPIX 5–11/08/2010

Jason Campbell #8 of the Oakland Raiders passes against the Kansas City Chiefs during an NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on November 7, 2010 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed

Janikowski Field Goal In OT Lifts Raiders Over Chiefs

Jason Campbell threw a 47-yard pass to rookie Jacoby Ford in overtime to set up a 33-yard field goal by Sebastian Janikowski that gave the Oakland Raiders their biggest win in eight years, a 23-20 victory over the AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

KPIX 5–11/07/2010

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