Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain jumps to make the catch on a ball hit by Minnesota Twins' Trevor Plouffe in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. The Royals won 7-2. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Royals win ninth straight

Billy Butler hitting powers the Kansas City Royals to a series sweep over the Minnesota Twins.

Kansas City Royals' Chris Getz

Getz goes to disabled list

Kansas City Royals infielder Chris Getz has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left knee.

A-Rod Trenton bound after simulated game

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Brees amazed by reaction to takeout tip

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Your Top Plays for Today

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Inbee Park begins her quest for history

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