Hosmer replaces injured Teixeira for Team USA
Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been selected to replace injured Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira on Team USA's World Baseball Classic roster and is expected to join the squad on Wednesday.
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White Sox get a Royality check in three-game sweep
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — And with that unexpected sweep by the Kansas City Royals, Robin Ventura is facing perhaps his biggest test as a rookie manager. Swept for only the second time this season, Ventura’s White Sox hobbled home still clinging to first place by 1½ games in the American League Central but wavering with the New York Yankees coming to town. The 5-2 loss Sunday was about as ugly as the 9-4 defeat Saturday in which the Sox made four errors. The Sox had three hits, all singles, and after catching a break on a three-base error by first …
Cano says KC fans yelled at his family
Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano said he will have â??no hard feelingsâ? toward the Kansas City fans who booed him over the past two days but said they â??(crossed) the lineâ? when his family was yelled at while using a restroom at Kauffman Stadium.
Interleague rivalry games to be cut back in 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The number of games between interleague rivals such as the Yankees and Mets, Cubs and White Sox, and Dodgers and Angels will be reduced under Major League Baseball's new schedule format for 2013.
Selig and Weiner concerned over Cano booing
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and union head Michael Weiner expressed disappointment that the Yankees' Robinson Cano was booed repeatedly by fans at the All-Star Home Run Derby after bypassing Billy Butler of the hometown Kansas City Royals .