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Braves contact approach at plate is working

...they were going to a more contact-oriented approach by following in the footsteps of successful playoff teams like the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, two teams that sported high-contact lineups with the ability to grind out at-bats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/braves-contact-approach-
Tom Brady helps Patriots earn win vs. Panthers

...CHIEFS 34, TITANS 10In Kansas City, Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs' offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened victory over Tennessee.The game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-28/tom-brady-helps-patriots-earn-win
Vice Chair Fischer suggests incoming data, markets could tip Fed to rate hike in September

...compelling by the time of the meeting as we get additional information" about the economy.Esther George, president of the Kansas City Federal Reserve, which sponsors the Jackson Hole conference, said she was taking a "wait and see" approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/vice-chair-fischer-suggest
Jonathan Martin details problems in the NFL

...O'Brien said that former South Carolina star Jadeveon Clowney is on track to play in the team's season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs."I think he's doing well," O'Brien said. "I think we've got a good plan in place for him from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-26/jonathan-martin-details-probl
After World Series run, Royals proving rebuild was no fluke

...Chris Young and former Brave Kris Medlen to serve as replacements.Volquez has been the most dependable starter in the Kansas City rotation. Young has been perhaps the best. And Medlen is coming off his second Tommy John surgery but could give...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-15/after-world-series-run-r
After decades in business, architects finally collaborating on new ballpark in Atlanta

...level with Joe and Earl," said Braves president John Schuerholz, who first worked with the men when he was with the Kansas City Royals in the 1970s. "They spoke the same language, they understood what we were asking for and they understood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-20/after-decades-business-a
Georgia announces quarterback Jacob Park will transfer

...The team will officially retire star running back LaDainian Tomlinson's jersey during a Nov. 22 game against the Kansas City Chiefs.EAGLES: Coach Chip Kelly has dismissed another productive player. Two people with direct knowledge of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-11/georgia-announces-quarter
Braves sign ex-Royals reliever Jason Frasor

...right-hander Jason Frasor, a person familiar with the situation said.The move came three days after Frasor was released by the Kansas City Royals despite a 1.54 ERA in 26 appearances.The Braves, Mariners and Red Sox were among the teams that expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-16/braves-sign-ex-royals-re
Royals could have eight starters in All-Star Game in July

...still a month away, but it could be a historic occasion for the defending American League champions.As of Monday, the Kansas City Royals had eight players on track to start this year's game in Cincinnati on July 14. Kansas City's dominance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-15/royals-could-have-eight-
MiLB: Zimmer's stuff flat in Legends appearance

Update: The Kansas City Star's Andy McCullough reported Sunday that Zimmer left Saturday's outing with shoulder tightness. The Royals will determine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-06-06/milb-zimmers