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Bowden’s home run lifts Wingnuts to win

For a few fleeting seconds, Johnny Bowden’s job was looking relatively easy.

Wingnuts set American Association record for victories

The Wingnuts’ hustle and execution has a purpose beyond getting the Wingnuts into a postseason mentality.

Jays’ Buehrle ends Royals’ winning streak

It’s been nearly two years since the Royals last glimpsed veteran left-hander Mark Buehrle and his assortment of off-speed pitches delivered at an uptempo pace.

Wingnuts defeat Saltdogs

Jared McDonald’s two-out double drove in pinch-runner Madison Beaird with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, giving the Wingnuts a 5-4 victoy over the Saltdogs on Thursday in Lincoln, Neb.

Duffy shuts down Twins as Royals win fourth straight

What Danny Duffy gave the Royals earlier this month in a spot start in Detroit, he delivered with even greater emphasis Wednesday night in a 8-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

John Rodriguez homers twice in Wingnuts’ win

John Rodriguez hit two homers to power the Wingnuts to a 10-2 win over the Saltdogs on Wednesday afternoon in Lincoln, Neb.

Royals’ five-run eighth makes Shields a winner

For seven innings Tuesday night, the Royals played to their most infuriating form by threatening to waste a shutdown effort from James Shields by squandering a bushel of scoring opportunities.

Wingnuts’ Ziegler hits 30th homer in win over Saltdogs

C.J. Ziegler hit his league-leading 30th home run, one of three homers for the Wingnuts in an 8-4 win over the Saltdogs on Tuesday night in Lincoln, Neb.

Royals hammer Rays 11-1

Tampa Bay would have preferred more snow.

Grand Prairie beats Wingnuts 8-3

The Wingnuts rode the emotional euphoria of clinching a playoff spot on Friday for 15 innings. The final three of Sunday’s 8-3 loss to Grand Prairie at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium were the perhaps inevitable letdown.

Royals end seven-game losing streak with 6-4 win over Nationals

Thanks to Billy Butler’s speed — yep, you read that right — the Royals avoided a sweep and snapped a seven-game skid Sunday against Washington.

Royals slip back to .500 with 7-2 loss to Nationals

A change in uniforms Saturday night failed to pull the Royals out of their disastrous August collapse as their skid hit seven in a 7-2 loss to the Washington Nationals at Kauffman Stadium.

Wingnuts keep foot on the gas, beat Grand Prairie 7-1

Somebody needed to tell the Wingnuts that the postseason, at least in their case, doesn’t start the day after they clinch a spot.

Royals squander early six-run lead, lose to Nationals 11-10

If this isn’t the bottom, it’s got to be close. The Royals built a six-run lead Friday night — and it still wasn’t enough to pull them out of their deepening August fade.

Eric Wedge back in the dugout after mild stroke

Clean shaven, looking thinner and sounding energized, Seattle manager Eric Wedge was back behind his office desk Friday afternoon

Wingnuts clinch another division title with win over AirHogs

The Wingnuts have mastered the rare occasion where “act like you’ve been there before” doesn’t necessarily apply.

Conor Gillaspie’s homer crushes Royals in 12th inning

It’s not the end, of course. The Royals have 36 games remaining, but the road to postseason now seems staggeringly steep after Thursday’s crushing 4-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox in 12 innings at Kauffman Stadium.

Wingnuts head home on the verge of clinching division title

Pick a statistic, and it’s likely the Wingnuts need one more to satisfy a historical milestone.

Another loss to White Sox has Royals headed in the wrong direction

This make-a-push-in-August campaign is new hereabouts, so it’s possible the Royals don’t have all the details locked down. This much, though, should be obvious:

Ziegler hits for cycle in Wingnuts’ 18-5 win

C.J. Ziegler hit for the cycle, sparking the Wingnuts to an 18-5 victory over the RailCats on Wednesday night in Gary, Ind.

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