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KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 14: Alberto Callaspo #7 of the Oakland Athletics fields a ground ball and then commits a throwing error allowing Erik Kratz #19 of the Kansas City Royals to advance to third base during the 3rd inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on August 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Surging Kansas City Royals Rally To Beat A’s

The Royals took the season series, winning five of seven against the Athletics, who have the best record in the majors.

08/14/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 11: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics fields the ball at second base for the force out as Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals attampts to slide during the 7th inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on August 11, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Beat A’s To Pick Up 8th Straight Win, Take AL Central Lead

The Kansas City Royals won their eighth straight game and took over the AL Central lead Monday night when Yordano Ventura outdueled Sonny Gray during a 3-2 win over Oakland Athletics.

08/11/2014

Matthew Duffy #50 of the San Francisco Giants fields a shallow pop that dropped into the outfield off the bat of Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals during the 1rst inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on August 9, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Struggle Again In 5-0 Loss To Royals

James Shields threw a four-hitter and Alex Gordon homered as the Royals won their sixth straight, beating the Giants 5-0 on Saturday night.

08/09/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 03: Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with Alcides Escobar #2 after both scored runs on a Omar Infante (not pictured) double during the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 3, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Kansas City Royals Take Down Athletics 4-2 In Oakland

James Shields pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly a month, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.

08/03/2014

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

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