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2009-08-16 16:52:22

The Kansas City Royals, aided by a pair of Ryan Raburn errors, scored a run in the 10th inning Sunday and edged the Detroit Tigers 3-2. Josh Anderson led off the 10th with a single and David DeJesus got to first on an error by Raburn. A groundout by Willie Bloomquist advanced the runners and the Royals then scored the game-winner on a throwing error by Raburn. Mike Jacobs and Bloomquist each contributed an RBI for Kansas City. Magglio Ordonez hit a solo homer for the Tigers. Joakim Sona (3-0)...

2009-08-13 16:12:13

Willie Bloomquist drove in two runs and Alex Gordon hit a solo homer Thursday, pacing a 5-4 Kansas City win over the Minnesota Twins. Billy Butler added an RBI for the Royals, who handed the Twins their ninth defeat in 12 games. Gil Meche (5-9), in his first appearance since recently coming off the disabled list, got the win, allowing four runs and seven hits in five innings. Joakim Sona tossed two scoreless innings to notch his 19th save this season. Joe Mauer slammed a three-run homer and...

2009-08-06 22:09:28

Billy Butler's two-run homer ignited a five-run first inning Thursday and the Kansas City Royals went on to defeat Seattle 8-2. The Royals ended a three-game losing streak, batting around in the first inning off Jason Vargas (3-6). David DeJesus walked on four pitches to open the first and was erased at second on a fielder's choice grounder by Willie Bloomquist. Butler then gave Kansas City the lead for good with his 13th home run. Brayan Pena and Alberto Callaspo kept things going with...

2009-07-28 22:21:45

John Buck's RBI single in the 11th inning Tuesday gave the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Jamey Wright (1-3) earned the win with two perfect innings. Joakim Soria pitched the bottom of the 11th for his 17th save. Willie Bloomquist was 3-for-5 with a home run and two runs scored, and Billy Butler hit a two-run homer for the Royals. Jason Berken gave up two runs on six hits in six innings. Danys Baez (4-4) took the loss, the Orioles' seventh in their last eight...

2009-07-06 22:23:30

Mike Jacobs homered off Detroit reliever Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning Monday to give the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 win over the Tigers. Willie Bloomquist was 3-for-4 with a home run and a two-run triple for the Royals, who have three straight wins. Jose Guillen and Miguel Olivo each had two hits in the victory. Joakim Soria allowed one hit but struck out two in one inning of relief to earn his 13th save. Ryan Raburn homered and had an RBI double and Marcus Thames also homered for...

2009-06-13 21:36:36

Willie Bloomquist had three hits and three RBI Saturday, boosting the Kansas City Royals to a 7-4 inter-league win over the Cincinnati Reds. Bloomquist hit a two-run single in the bottom of the second inning and an RBI single in the sixth. Billy Butler also had three hits with two RBI, Mark Teahen hit a third-inning solo homer, David DeJesus had one RBI and Alberto Callaspo had a run and two hits for the Royals, who have won three of four. Winner Kyle Davies (3-6) surrendered three runs, two...

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2009-05-27 11:45:00

Kansas City Royals Manager Trey Hillman has been suspended for one game following his ejection from a game this week. Major League Baseball Vice President Bob Watson said Wednesday Hillman would miss one game and was fined an undisclosed amount for inappropriate actions during Monday's game. Managers cannot appeal suspensions, so Hillman was to miss the Royals' game Wednesday against Detroit. Hillman was ejected in the eighth inning of Monday's 13-1 loss to Detroit after a strikeout by Kansas...

2009-05-24 19:00:13

Mike Jacobs sent Kansas City ahead with an RBI single in the seventh inning and the Royals hung on Sunday to top the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2. Jacobs, pinch-hitting, scored Willie Bloomquist, who had doubled. Brian Bannister (4-1) got the win, allowing two runs and seven hits in six innings, helping the Royals end a four-game losing streak. Bannister and Billy Butler each had an RBI for Kansas City. Joel Pineiro (5-4) took the loss, yielding three runs and eight hits over seven innings....

2009-05-19 22:43:00

Mike Jacobs and Mark Teahen had back-to-back homers in a four-run ninth Tuesday to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 6-5 win over Cleveland. Cleveland closer Kerry Wood (1-2) had a three-run lead in the ninth. But Jacobs and Teahen cut the margin to one. David DeJesus had an RBI triple to tie the game and Willie Bloomquist followed with a sacrifice fly to score DeJesus. Royals starter Brian Bannister allowed five runs on nine hits in six innings. Kyle Farnsworth (1-3) got the victory after...

2009-05-06 00:35:45

Mitch Maier scampered home from third on John Buck's two-out single to left Tuesday, lifting Kansas City to an 8-7 win over the Chicago White Sox. Maier had gotten on board with a one-out walk. Willie Bloomquist followed with a single and stole second. After Mike Jacobs lined out, Alberto Callaspo walked to fill the bases. Buck then ripped his game-winning RBI -- his first in six at-bats in the game. Jacobs had a three-run homer and Callaspo had a solo shot earlier in the contest. Billy...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin