Escobar gives Royals first win over Astros

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer, left, mobs teammate Alcides Escobar with Mike Moustakas (8) and Cheslor Cuthbert (19) following his game-winning hit during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, July 25, 2015. The Royals defeated the Astros 2-1 in ten innings. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Kazmir snuffs out Royals in Astros debut

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, right, is unable to hold onto a throw from pitcher Scott Kazmir as Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas, left, dives back to second base on a pickoff attempt in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

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Cards use long ball to slip past Royals

St. Louis Cardinals' Jason Heyward, right, steals second base as Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante, left, is late with the tag in the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 23, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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Moose delivers key blow as Royals sink Pirates

Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) dunks Mike Moustakas (8) after their baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 5-1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Late rally sends Royals past Bucs

Pittsburgh Pirates' Jung Ho Kang is caught stealing second by Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante to end the top of the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Royals can’t overcome Pirates fast start

Pittsburgh Pirates' Starling Marte, right, crosses the plate in front of Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez to score on a single by Pedro Alvarez during the second inning of a baseball game Monday, July 20, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Johnson wins Open Championship in Playoff

United States’ Zach Johnson kisses the trophy as he poses for photographers after winning a playoff after the final round at the British Open Golf Championship at the Old Course, St. Andrews, Scotland, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Duffy quiets Sox, Royals 20 games over .500 for 1st time since ’89

Kansas City Royals starter Danny Duffy throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 19, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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Cain’s homer in 13th lifts Royals

Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain, right, celebrates with teammate Eric Hosmer after hitting a solo home run during the 13th inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Chicago. The Royals won 7-6. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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Royals can’t solve Danks as Chi Sox gain split

Chicago White Sox left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) looks toward the umpire to call himself safe as he avoids the tag of Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante (14) during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

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