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Bad blood continues between Royals, A's

For a second straight game, tempers flared between the Royals and A's. Ned Yost was among five who were ejected in Kansas City's come-from-behind win.

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Royals ejections in win over A's

  • Manager Ned Yost
  • Pitching coach Dave Eiland
  • Bench coach Don Wakamatsu
  • SS Alcides Escobar
  • RP Kelvin Herrera

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Royals-Athletics again tussling
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This beef started Friday on a hard slide by A's 3B Brett Lawrie. Benches cleared on Saturday, then again in the 8th today after the Royals threw at Lawrie. K.C. coaches Ned Yost, Dave Eiland and Don Wakamatsu, and SS Alcides Escobar and RP Kelvin Herrera were ejected today.

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d'Arnaud, Blevins suffer fractures
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Catcher Travis d'Arnaud (.317 average) fractured his right hand when he was hit by a pitch and Mets RP Jerry Blevins (5 IP, 0.00 ERA) fractured his left forearm in the team's win today.

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Mets win clouded by injuries
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Matt Harvey went 6 strong in the 7-6 win over the Marlins, but RP Jerry Blevins (left forearm) and C Travis d'Arnaud (right hand) went down with fractures. New York became the first NL team with 10 wins.

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Mercer takes pitch to ribs, exits
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Jerry Blevins fractures left forearm

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