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Royals try to break the brooms out on Twins

(SportsNetwork.com) - Kansas City right-hander Yordano Ventura makes his first career start against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday afternoon when the Royals go for a three-game sweep in the finale of a series at Kauffman Stadium.Kansas City has won five games in a row, a stretch that began when Ventura allowed two runs in seven innings of a 4-2 victory at Houston on Tuesday -- his first victory as a major leaguer.Ventura has walked nine batters in 28 1/3 career innings. The Twins on the other hand have drawn 88 walks this season, which leads the majors."I feel really good," Ventura said. "I feel that the team supported me and played really good defense and scored a lot of runs for me."Minnesota will start righty Phil Hughes, who again tries for his first victory in a Twins uniform.He threw five scoreless innings against Toronto on Tuesday, but was ultimately chased in the sixth without recording an out en route to a 9-3 loss."I thought the ball was coming out of his hand really good," T...

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    The Houston Astros placed outfielder Justin Maxwell on the 7-day disabled list due to concussion-related symptoms.Maxwell sustained a mild concussion on Tuesday vers...

  2. Royals acquire Maxwell from Astros

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  3. Maxwell's 10th-inning GS sends Royals past reeling Rangers

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  4. Royals place Getz on DL to make room for Maxwell

    The Kansas City Royals made room for newly-acquired outfielder Justin Maxwell by placing second baseman Chris Getz on the disabled list.Maxwell was picked up in a tr...

  5. Maxwell hits pinch-homer in 12th, gives Royals 4-3 win over Mets

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  6. CJ Wilson labors early as Los Angeles Angels beat Kansas City Royals' split squad 7-3

    C.J. Wilson allowed three runs and struck out nine over 5 2-3 innings Friday as the Los Angeles Angels defeated a Kansas City Royals' split squad 7-3.Making his fift...

  7. Don Straily pitches 4 solid innings for A's in 9-9 tie with Royals

    Dan Straily worked four promising innings, Derek Norris and Michael Taylor homered and the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals played to a 9-9 tie in nine innin...

  8. Dan Haren pitches 4 effective innings; Dodgers beat Royals 7-5

    Dan Haren pitched four effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Tuesday.Haren yielded seven singles, walked one and ...

  9. Maxwell helps Royals down Mets in 12

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  10. Maxwell's big night lifts Astros past Braves

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  11. Astros place Maxwell on DL

    The Houston Astros placed outfielder Justin Maxwell on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday as a result of loose bodies in his left ankle and purchased the contract of i...

  12. 9-8. Maxwell y Bogusevic jonronean en el triunfo de los Astros

    Los guardabosques Justin Maxwell y Brian Bogusevic se volaron la barda y dirigieron el triunfo de los Astros de Houston por 9-8 contra los Cardenales de San Luis, qu...

  1. Royals use big inning to beat Twins

    Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals used a five-run fourth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins, 5-4, in the middle game of a three- game seri...

  2. Plouffe helps Twins salvage series against Royals

    Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Trevor Plouffe went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple and two RBI to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 8-3 win over the Kansas Ci...

  3. Royals, OF Maxwell agree on 1-year deal

    Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals and outfielder Justin Maxwell have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.Terms of...

  4. Arbitration Chart

    Figures exchanged Friday for the 57 players remaining in salary arbitration and their 2013 salaries, as obtained by The Associated Press from player and management s...

  5. Astros' Maxwell placed on DL

    Houston Astros outfielder Justin Maxwell was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.Maxwell was taken out of Tuesday's game against the Mariners when he was h...

  6. Astros reinstate Maxwell from DL

    The Houston Astros activated outfielder Justin Maxwell from the 15-day disabled list prior to Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.Maxwell has been sidelined...

  7. Astros' Maxwell expected to be sidelined for a month

    Houston Astros outfielder Justin Maxwell is expected to be sidelined for at least a month because of a broken bone in his left hand.The Astros said Friday that Maxwe...

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