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KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 30: Closer Greg Holland #56 of the Kansas City Royals in action during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Base-Running Blunders Doom Twins In 3-2 Loss In KC

Eduardo Nunez was caught straying too far from first base.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 8: Pitcher Jason Vargas #51 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after being taken out of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning of a game on July 8, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Royals’ Hosmer Back In Lineup, Vargas Improving

Left-hander Jason Vargas peered toward the plate, wound up and delivered a fastball with total confidence, and Eric Hosmer took a massive cut with just as much certainty in his swing.

97.1 The Ticket–07/30/2014

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Watch Ryan Raburn’s Epic Botched Play

Former Tiger Ryan Raburn misses a catch and makes one of the worst throws ever.

07/25/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - JULY 02: Jason Frasor #44 of the Texas Rangers throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter during the sixth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Royals Acquire RHP Jason Frasor From Rangers

The Kansas City Royals have gotten some relief help, acquiring veteran reliever Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers for Triple-A right-hander Spencer Patton.

97.1 The Ticket–07/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 13:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers walks off the mound after being taken out of a game against the Kansas City Royals in the seventh inning on July 13, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Tigers Feel Good Heading Into All-Star Break – And So Do Royals

The Tigers have won 15 of their past 21 games, including three out of four in this AL Central series.

07/14/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 12:  Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 12, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Porcello Outduels Shields, Tigers Beat Royals

Alex Avila drove in three runs, putting the Tigers in position to go for a four-game sweep on Sunday in what had been billed as an AL Central showdown.

97.1 The Ticket–07/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 11:  Anibal Sanchez #19 of the Detroit Tigers throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 11, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Sanchez Helps Tigers Squeak Out 2-1 Win Over Kansas City

After the Tigers opened the series with a 16-4 blowout Thursday night, Sanchez and Duffy waged an entertaining pitchers’ duel.

97.1 The Ticket–07/11/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 9:  Pitcher Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning of an interleague game at Comerica Park on July 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Scherzer recorded his 11th win in the Tigers 4-1 victory. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Scherzer Seeing Dividends From Tweak He Made After Debacle Against Kansas City

When a Cy Young Award winner gets rocked for 10 runs, everyone takes notice – most of all the pitcher himself.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 22: Danny Valencia #19 of the Kansas City Royals steps on third for the force out on Dustin Ackley #13 of the Seattle Mariners on Willie Bloomquist's sacrifice bunt in the seventh inning at Kauffman Stadium on June 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Swept By Mariners, Now Face Dodgers Aces

When a club is struggling to hit, as are the Kansas City Royals, it probably would prefer not to face a pair of aces in the next two games.

97.1 The Ticket–06/23/2014

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