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Cardinals slowed by Royals, rain in 3-2 loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The rain and the Kansas City Royals sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a season-high third straight loss. Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Royals beat the Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. The Royals improved to 28-14, the best record in the majors. The Cardinals still...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards in rain-shortened game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. The Royals improved to 28-14, the best record in the majors. The game was stopped as Kansas City came to bat in the sixth, and was called after a wait of 70 minutes.
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Royals turn to Volquez to keep shutout streak alive

Kendrys Morales hadn't faced St. Louis in more than 20 months before Friday, but not much has changed - he still loves hitting against the Cardinals. He'll look to power the Kansas City Royals to a fifth straight victory Saturday night against St. Louis. Morales went 3 for 5 with his fifth and sixth home runs of the season and five RBIs in a 5-0 victory. He's 12 for 26 with four...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Volquez Shines as Royals Blank Yankees, 6-0

To this point in the season, starting pitching has been the only question mark about the reigning A.L. champion Royals. If they can continue to get starts like the ones Edinson Volquez has provided more often than not, they're going to be just fine. Volquez dominated the Yankees, the bullpen did their thing, and the offense plated more than enough runs to give Kansas City a...
Via Royals Blue
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 39 preview (5/17/15)

View image | Chris Capuano is back from the DL to get the series win against Edinson Volquez (2-3, 3.19 ERA). Capuano will make his first start of the season after going down in Spring Training with a strained right quadriceps. He is taking Chase Whitley‘s spot in the rotation after he went down with a partial tear in his UCL. This will be his first career...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon is the Late Inning Hero as Royals Take Game Two From Rangers, 7-6

After another undesirable start from Danny Duffy last night, Kansas City would need Edinson Volquez to battle through at least five innings. Volquez did so after coming out of his prior start prematurely, and gave his team five decent innings en route to an extra innings victory over the Texas Rangers.   Edinson Volquez didn’t get off to a great start. After a leadoff...
Via Royals Blue
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez Finding his Niche in Kansas City’s Rotation

Kansas City Royals starter Edinson Volquez throws a pitch against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Coming off of a five-game suspension, 11-year pitcher Edinson Volquez tossed six innings of 2-run ball and earned his fourth quality start in Saturday’s 2-1 loss.  Although Volquez showed...
Via The Sports Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pittsburgh Pirates turn quick triple play

The Pittsburgh Pirates had never turned a triple play at PNC Park heading into Sunday’s game against Chicago. But that all changed in the fourth inning of the National League matchup. With runners on first and second, P Edinson Volquez was in a jam and desperately needed an out or two to prevent what could’ve been a big inning. Thanks to a quick turn by Josh Harrison, Neil Walker...
Via The Sports Daily
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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