Injury to Brett Eibner overshadows Royals’ 10-5 win over Rays

The Royals, a baseball team-turned-freight train, were cruising to a 10-5 blowout over the Tampa Bay Rays, rolling to a fifth straight win and a sixth straight series victory when rookie left fielder Brett Eibner went down with a sprained left ankle in the fifth inning. Even if the Royals dodge another serious injury, the moment offered another scare in an otherwise dominating victory.

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At the Kansas City Zoo, human life comes first

Zoo director Randy Wisthoff said a trained team of employees at the has the firepower and the instruction to use it if a situation ever arose like the one in Cincinnati when zookeepers shot and killed a gorilla after a small boy fell into an enclosure. Patrons remain sympathetic to both sides of the situation.
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At the Kansas City Zoo, human life comes first

Ned Yost says Royals leading All-Star balloting deserve to be there 01:25

Ned Yost says Royals leading All-Star balloting deserve to be there

Small garden has produced 40,000 pounds of food 01:43

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Chiefs rookie outside lineman Parker Ehinger gets practice time with starters