Posts Tagged Kansas City

Kansas City Royals cut LHP Bruce Chen

Kansas City Royals pitcher Bruce Chen and catcher Salvador Perez meet on the mound after Perez gave up a pair of runs during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Twins won 11-5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals designated left-hander Bruce Chen for assignment Friday after six seasons with the team.

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Sporting KC, Fluminense FC agree to partnership

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City and Brazilian powerhouse Fluminense FC have agreed to a partnership that encompasses player transfers, academy and coaching exchanges, and other business opportunities that include a pair of international friendlies.

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Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling memberships

In this July 27, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs season-ticket holders line up for pancakes before the NFL football team's training camp in St. Joseph. Mo. By making fans feel as though they’re part of the team, and offering gifts and experiences exclusive to members, the Chiefs have managed to expand their season ticket sales at a time when many franchises are having a hard time filling their stadiums. (AP Photo/St. Joseph News-Press, Todd Weddle, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle — one word, really — yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.

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Royals’ Yost implores fans to show up to games

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy, second from left, gets a pat on the chest from manager Ned Yost (3) as he in the taken out of a game against the Minnesota Twins in the seventh inning during a baseball Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.  (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon’s walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.

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