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MLB Trade Rumors: Will Kansas City Royals Use Alex Gordon as Trade Bait?

MLB Trade Rumors: Will Kansas City Royals Use Alex Gordon as Trade Bait?
The Kansas City Royals are once again sellers heading into the annual trade deadline as they are out of postseason contention midway through the season. The Royals have their eyes set on the future, which is as bright as it has been during these dark years in Kansas City. With Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas manning the corners of the infield, this will be the only time for the team to trade Alex …
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Baseball Calendar
July 24 — Hall of Fame induction, Cooperstown, N.Y. July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers. Aug. 15 — Last day to sign selections from 2011 amateur draft who have not exhausted college eligibility. Aug. 17-18 — Owners’ meetings, Cooperstown, N.Y. Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players.
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Missouri loses 12,900 jobs, due partly to tornado
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lost nearly 13,000 jobs last month, due partly to the deadly tornado that hit Joplin.
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Posted by admin - July 19, 2011 at 8:11 am

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How Long Can Royals Fans Wait For A Winner

How Long Can Royals Fans Wait For A Winner
(AP) — Ned Yost is asking long-suffering Kansas City Royals fans to wait a little longer. In spite of their league-worst 36-52 record going into Friday night’s game against Detroit, the manager feels certain better days are ahead.
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Bowden Drives in Three as T-Bones Tame Diablos
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Catcher Johnny Bowden went three-for-four with a double and three RBI for the Kansas City T-Bones (22-29) as they defeated the El Paso Diablos (13-38), 6-2, in the first game of a four-game series on Thursday night at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
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Posted by admin - July 10, 2011 at 8:11 am

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Bubba Starling Still Undecided Between Nebraska Football, Royals Baseball

Bubba Starling Still Undecided Between Nebraska Football, Royals Baseball
Bubba Starling has a choice to make. He can play football at the University of Nebraska, whom he committed to play for this season. He can join the Kansas City Royals, whom drafted Starling with the fifth pick in the 2011 MLB Draft. Bubba Starling has a choice to make. He can play football at the University of Nebraska, whom he committed to play for this season. He can join the Kansas City …
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Weekend Time Schedule
All Times EDT Saturday BASEBALL American League Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago White Sox , 4:10 p.m. Toronto at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Detroit at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Oakland at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. National League San Diego at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m. Atlanta at Philadelphia, 4:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at …
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Kansas City Takes Slugfest in Wichita, 11-8
WICHITA, Kan. – The Kansas City T-Bones (19-27) erased an early deficit with an eight-run third inning and held off the Wichita Wingnuts (25-22) in an 11-8 victory on Friday night in Wichita, KS.
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Posted by admin - July 8, 2011 at 8:25 am

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Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Kansas City Royals – game chat

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Kansas City Royals – game chat
The D-Backs are in Kansas City, opening their road trip. Join the game chat, follow along.
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KDHE issues algae warning for Logan City Lake
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment continues to monitor waters for blue-green algae. Below is a list of advisories and warnings.
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Posted by admin - June 25, 2011 at 8:06 am

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Athletics vs. Royals: Can Jemile Weeks Keep Up His Hot Start?

Athletics vs. Royals: Can Jemile Weeks Keep Up His Hot Start?
The Oakland Athletics head home to face the Kansas City Royals in hopes of rebounding from their 1-9 road trip. We’ll provide news updates, previews and recaps throughout the three-game series. For more on the A’s, check out Athletics Nation . The Oakland Athletics head home from a fairly disastrous road trip that included a 1-9 record and the firing of manager Bob Geren. Throw in the three game …
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US needs win to secure spot in next stage
KANSAS CITY, KAN. (AP) – The United States enters the final group-stage match of an international soccer tournament for the third straight year needing a win to secure a place in the knockout stage. The Americans did it twice before, at the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2009 and the World Cup …
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Kansas City Royals Call Up Top 3B Prospect Mike Moustakas
The Royals now have their franchise first baseman an third baseman up in Kansas City. The team announced earlier tonight that they have called up another one of their top prospects from their No. 1 ranked farm system. This time, it was third baseman Mike Moustakas who got the call on the other end. Moustakas was hitting .287 with 10 homers, 15 doubles and 44 RBI in just 55 games for the Royals …
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Posted by admin - June 15, 2011 at 8:04 am

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Royals pick Kalkowski in 50th round

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Royals pick Kalkowski in 50th round
The Kansas City Royals selected Nebraska sophomore Kash Kalkowski in the 50th round of the major league baseball draft on Wednesday. It’s the second time in Kalkowski’s career that he’s been drafted. The Grand Island native, a…
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K.C. unveils 0 million new soccer stadium
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City’s $ 200 million state-of-the-art soccer stadium is set to open Thursday night, and before Livestrong Sporting Park even welcomes fans the team is defending its relationship with Lance Armstrong’s cancer-fighting Livestrong Foundation. Eager to partner with Livestrong, which funds cancer research and supports cancer survivors such as Armstrong himself, Sporting …
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KS, MO Officials Call for Human Trafficking Crackdown
Federal prosecutors in Kansas and Missouri have formed teams to fight human trafficking in the area.
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Posted by admin - June 13, 2011 at 8:05 am

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Jays bounce back, even series with Royals

Kansas City Airport : January, 2010
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Green Deicer coats the airplane – Kansas City Airport – Roughly 2pm on January 6th, 2010.

Jays bounce back, even series with Royals
KANSAS CITY – An unhappy looking Kyle Drabek was about to walk off the mound after getting pulled in the sixth inning when manager John Farrell physically stopped him, and gave him what appeared to be a spirited pep talk.
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Kansas governor names new Arts Commission chairman
TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback’s appointment of a new Kansas Arts Commission chairwoman is an attempt to “change the conversation” about decisions that made the state the nation’s first to eliminate its funding for arts programs, the commission’s former leader said Monday.
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Posted by admin - June 9, 2011 at 8:08 am

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Hoserm Has Winning Hit in 11th for Royals

Hoserm Has Winning Hit in 11th for Royals
Eric Hosmer hit a game-ending single in the 11th inning Monday night, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 to snap a four-game losing streak. Hosmer had a hand in all three of Kansas City’s runs with two RBIs and scored a run.
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Duensing, Repko lead Twins past Royals 6-0
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Brian Duensing hadn’t won in six weeks. The way he felt warming up Sunday, throwing the ball all over the bullpen, he wondered if it might not be another six.
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Keselowski extends Earnhardt’s streak
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. was charging again, hoping that this time he’d come out on top in a frantic late fuel-mileage battle.But leader Brad Keselowski stretched his tank perfectly Sunday to win the Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway — and extend Earnhardt’s winless streak to 106 races.
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Ambassadors to provide directions, security at 18th and Vine
Kansas City will contract with the Downtown Community Improvement District to have a team of designated ambassadors provide street-level security and customer service in the 18th and Vine Jazz District.
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Posted by admin - June 7, 2011 at 8:05 am

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Former Royals pitcher Splittorff dies at age 64

Kansas City, Kansas Junior Police Academy 147
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On May 11, 2011, a ceremony was held at the Central Office of the Kansas City Public Schools
to recognize students completing the city’s first Junior Police Academy. The program, offered in partnership with the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department, Kansas City Public Schools District and the National Junior Police Academy, was an accredited course offered to high school students.

In attendance to address the group of graduates and family members were Mayor Joe Reardon, Chief Rick Armstrong (Kansas City, Kansas Police Department), Assistant Chief Terry Zeigler, Officer Steve Williams, Kansas City Public School Board member Vicki Meyer, Director of Student Services Lisa Garcia, Superintendent Dr. Cynthia Lane and Phillip LeConte, co-founder of the national Junior Police Academy.

Former Royals pitcher Splittorff dies at age 64
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Kansas City Royals pitcher and broadcaster Paul Splittorff died Wednesday at age 64 of complications from melanoma, the team announced.
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Leslie L. McElheny
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Leslie L. McElheny, 59, died Monday, May 23, 2011, at Hope Lodge, Kansas City, Mo …
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Posted by admin - May 27, 2011 at 8:46 am

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Royals 3, Cardinals 0

Kansas City, Kansas Junior Police Academy 188
Kansas City

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On May 11, 2011, a ceremony was held at the Central Office of the Kansas City Public Schools
to recognize students completing the city’s first Junior Police Academy. The program, offered in partnership with the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department, Kansas City Public Schools District and the National Junior Police Academy, was an accredited course offered to high school students.

In attendance to address the group of graduates and family members were Mayor Joe Reardon, Chief Rick Armstrong (Kansas City, Kansas Police Department), Assistant Chief Terry Zeigler, Officer Steve Williams, Kansas City Public School Board member Vicki Meyer, Director of Student Services Lisa Garcia, Superintendent Dr. Cynthia Lane and Phillip LeConte, co-founder of the national Junior Police Academy.

Royals 3, Cardinals 0
Times wires Friday, May 20, 2011 Royals 3, Cardinals 0 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jeff Francis outdueled Chris Carpenter to improve to 5-1 against the Cardinals for his career. Through six innings, both had thrown 76 pitches and allowed five hits and no runs. Kansas City’s Billy Butler led off the seventh with a single, and Wilson Betemit doubled to center on a ball that Colby Rasmus barely missed while …
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Bishop ‘Deeply Regrets’ Not Contacting Police Earlier In Child Porn Priest Case
Kansas City/St. Joseph Bishop Robert W. Finn released a statement Friday, expressing regret that the diocese didn’t contact police for a full investigation after Fr. Shawn Ratigan’s computer containing child porn was discovered in December 2010.
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Posted by admin - May 22, 2011 at 8:06 am

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