Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez, left, and Lorenzo Cain (6) celebrate after they scored on a single hit by Alcides Escobar during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Royals win and keep playoff hopes alive

The Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night 7-2 and are now 2 1/2 games out of the second American League Wild Card spot.…
Kansas City Royals' Jarrod Dyson bunts for a single against Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach McAllister in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Royals bounce back to beat Indians

The Kansas City Royals get six innings of one-run baseball from Jeremy Guthrie as they beat Cleveland 6-3 on Tuesday night.…
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost calls for a new pitcher during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Royals routed by Tigers in series opener

The Kansas City Royals couldn't carry the momentum from Thursday's extra-inning win into their series with the Detroit Tigers as the Tigers win 16-2.…
Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) is congratulated by teammate David Lough (7) after hitting a solo home run off Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez in the fourth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Perez lifts Royals with go-ahead RBI in 8th

Salvador Perez hit a solo home run and also drove in the winning run for Kansas City in the 8th innings as the Royals beat Seattle on Tuesday night.…