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Omar Infante comes through as Royals streak past Rockies

Omar Infante came into Tuesday night having hit .190 since the All-Star break and.182 in August. But In the seventh inning in Denver, with the Royals trailing the Colorado Rockies by a run, Infante hit a 98-mph fastball from Adam Ottavino for a two-run double to give the Royals the lead. In the eighth inning, Infante smacked his third double of the game, scoring two as the Royals went on to beat the Rockies 7-4.

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Salvador Perez stays in Royals’ lineup despite knee injury

The elements appeared in place for a night off for Royals catcher Salvador Perez. He had tweaked his right knee the night before. His replacement, Erik Kratz, boomed two homers in his absence. As the club slogs through a pennant race, the health of their backstop is crucial. Yet Perez occupied his customary place in the team’s lineup at Coors Field.

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Replay: Updates, stats from tonight’s Royals-Rockies game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Tuesday night’s Royals-Rockies game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. First pitch is set for 7:40 p.m. Central on Fox Sports Kansas City.

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Replay: Tweets from Monday’s Royals-Twins game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during tonight’s Royals-Twins game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. Central.

The Royals grab a lead in the seventh inning … barely

With two out in the seventh inning, Kansas City manager Ned Yost decided that starting pitcher James Shields’ night was over and sent pinch-hitter Josh Willingham to the plate. Willingham dribbled a grounder through the middle, and the Royals rally was on.

Royals are featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated

Remember this day, Royals fans. The Royals are on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated, which can mean many things. One, they’re jinxed. You’ve heard about the SI jinx, right? Two, it’s the start of a new chapter in Royals history.

The Royals grab a lead in the seventh inning … barely

With two out in the seventh inning, Kansas City manager Ned Yost decided that starting pitcher James Shields’ night was over and sent pinch-hitter Josh Willingham to the plate. Willingham dribbled a grounder through the middle, and the Royals rally was on.

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