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Emma: Baseball’s All-Sabermetrics Team

In baseball, numbers never lie. All-Star Game voting does, though.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2014

Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals hits a two-run homer against the Chicago White Sox during the twelfth inning on July 28, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-2 in twelve innings. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Swept By Royals

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Sunday for their sixth consecutive victory.

07/28/2013

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Salvador Perez Gives Royals Rare Offense At Catcher

There’s a new age of offensive catchers coming up through the ranks of the big leagues, and Salvador Perez is part of that movement.

03/08/2013

Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers high-hives teammates in the dugout after scoring a run against the Kansas City Royals during a MLB game at Comerica Park on September 26, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Tigers Pull Into AL Central Lead With 5-4 Win Over Royals

Most of the 32,360 fans at Comerica Park groaned when Jhonny Peralta hit a tailor-made double-play grounder that looked set to end the eighth inning. Andy Dirks made them cheer.

09/26/2012

Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson scores on the single by first baseman Prince Fielder and is congratulated by designated hitter Delmon Young during the first inning of the game against the Kansas City Royasl at Comerica Park on September 25, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Shut Out Royals, Tie Sox For Division Lead

Anibal Sanchez threw his first shutout in over a year, and the Detroit Tigers moved into a tie for first in the AL Central with a 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

09/25/2012

Bruce Chen #52 of the Kansas City Royals warms up prior to a game against the Chicago White Sox in at Kauffman Stadium on September 19, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

White Sox Shut Out By Royals, Division Lead Shrinks To 2 Games

Bruce Chen pitched into the seventh inning, Alex Gordon hit a two-run double and the Kansas City Royals beat the AL Central-leading White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night to snap Chicago’s five-game winning streak.

09/19/2012

Chicago White Sox left fielder Alex Gordon dives in to score a run in the 6th inning as A.J. Pierzynski turns with the ball at U.S. Cellular Field on August 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Beckham Leads Off With HR, But Sox Fall To Royals 5-2

Bruce Chen outpitched Jake Peavy for his first win in six weeks, Billy Butler hit his career-high 22nd homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night.

08/07/2012

Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn is congratulated by teammates after hitting a home run against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 15, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. The White Sox won 2-1. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Dunn Homers Again, Sale Wins 8th Straight, Sox Beat Royals 2-1

Chris Sale won his eighth straight decision, Adam Dunn homered in his third straight game and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Sunday.

07/15/2012

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Philip Humber, right, talks to manager Ozzie Guillen after being hit by a single hit by Kansas City Royals' Jeff Francoeur during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Hosmer Lifts Royals To 7-6 Win Over White Sox

Brent Morel continued his torrid pace in September. It just wasn’t enough to lift the Chicago White Sox over the Royals.

09/16/2011

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Sox Fall To Royals In Extra Innings On Wild Pitch

Sergio Santos threw a wild pitch in the 11th inning that allowed Alex Gordon to score, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.

07/20/2011

Matt Tranor #15 of the Kansas City Royals slides across the plate to score a run in the fourth inning on a hit by Eric Hosmer against the Chicago Cubs at Kauffman Stadium on June 26, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)

Gordon, Hochevar Lead Royals Over Cubs 6-3

It was a bad time for the Cubs to face Kansas City right-hander Luke Hochevar. It was an afternoon start and Hochevar excels in day games. Hochevar won again under the sun and Alex Gordon extended his hitting streak to 13 games with an RBI double in a four-run first inning as the Royals beat Chicago 6-3 on Sunday.

06/26/2011