Baseball

Marc LaVoie
April 17, 2018 - 6:05 am
A seven-year-old boy is expected to survive after a scary incident at a college baseball game. Dawson Hirshey was hit in the head by a line-drive foul ball Friday night at a Missouri Southern State University game in Joplin, where his family lives. Doctors at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas...
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March 29, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Kansas City, MO - A Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy has now opened in Kansas City just a short throw out the back door of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Parade Park. A ribbon cutting this morning officialy marked the opening of the $21 million facility, half of which were raised...
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March 28, 2018 - 5:35 pm
Kansas City, MO - Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss the next four to six weeks of baseball, after slipping while carrying luggage, causing a Grade Two tear in his MCL. Salvador Perez in knee brace after suffering a grade two MCL tear after slipping while carrying his luggage. Out 4-6 weeks. @...
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March 28, 2018 - 10:52 am
Kansas City, MO -There's a buzz of activity at Kauffman Stadium from the front office to the field itself for the opening day of baseball in Kansas City. Fresh paint.-- #OpeningDay #RaisedRoyal pic.twitter.com/oxWHD0Ukkk — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) March 28, 2018 Windows are being cleaned,...
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Marc LaVoie
January 03, 2018 - 11:19 am
The Kansas City Royals have offered first baseman Eric Hosmer a seven-year contract worth $147 million, according to multiple media outlets. The offer comes after the San Diego Padres proposed a seven-year deal worth $140 million. People close to the situation have given updates anonymously. Hosmer...
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Marc LaVoie
October 05, 2017 - 6:02 am
The city of Kansas City is sponsoring studies that could lead to a new home for the Royals downtown. The idea of a downtown stadium is popular among some who want to be close to restaurant and entertainment venues. Kauffman Stadium, located ten miles east at I-70 and I-435, is relatively easy to...
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Marc LaVoie
April 03, 2017 - 4:53 am
The Kansas City Royals open the major league season today with a road game at Minnesota. First pitch is 3:10 p.m. at Target Field. Danny Duffy gets the start for Kansas City after his breakthrough 2016 season in which he went 12-3 with a 3.51 ERA. Duffy faces the Twins' Ervin Santana. The Royals...
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