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Yost: Interference was umpires’ judgment call

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The disputed interference call against Lorenzo Cain finally got a video assessment by Royals manager Ned Yost on Saturday. "It was close," Yost said. "The four magic words: 'In the umpire's judgment.'" Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 11

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Jason Adam posted seven shutout innings to lead the NW Arkansas Naturals past Springfield. The Overland Park native and Royals No. 8 prospect struck out seven while scattering five hits and two walks. Read More »

Shields to face Tigers for third time in ’14

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The Tigers gained some breathing room in the AL Central over the first two games of the series and try for more on Saturday when Rick Porcello opposes James Shields. Read More »

Call stands after Salvy picked off first base

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Salvador Perez led off the fourth inning with a single and, after two outs, was caught leaning off first by Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez, who threw to Miguel Cabrera. The Royals issued a challenge, but after a video review, umpire Vic Carapazza's call... Read More »

Royals slip farther back in Central after loss to Tigers

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Down two with two to go. That was the Royals' fate after a 2-1 loss to the Tigers as 31,581 fans turned out for the battle of the American League Central contenders on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Scoring chance lost on interference call

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Was it batter's interference? The batter, Lorenzo Cain, didn't think so. But the plate umpire did, and it's his opinion that counted. The result was that a splendid scoring opportunity was squelched in the eighth inning of the Royals' 2-1 loss to the T... Read More »

Viva Los Royals festivities on tap for Saturday

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It's almost like a doubleheader -- the annual Viva Los Royals celebration and a Salvador Perez bobblehead giveaway. It happens on Saturday, when the Royals play the Tigers. Read More »

Hochevar likely to start throwing in September

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Luke Hochevar, out after undergoing Tommy John surgery during Spring Training, accompanied the Royals on their last road trip, and there he was the other day, in the outfield at Tropicana Field, throwing -- left-handed. Hochevar, of course, is a righty... Read More »

Royals shuffle outfield deck midgame

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After three innings of play in Friday night's 2-1 loss to the Tigers, the Royals suddenly shuffled their outfielders.Lorenzo Cain went from center field to right, Jarrod Dyson from left field to center and Nori Aoki from right field to left. The reason? Cain's legs were giving him trouble. Read More »

Interim NU President Touts Competitiveness Initiative in Advance of Budget

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A $20 million economic competitiveness initiative is part of a University of Nebraska budget proposal, driven by continued economic development.Interim President Dr. James Linder notes that the university is taking a long term view of future budgets and where the university can excel to meet those needs. “They are all large complex programs–Innovation Campus, Peter Kiewit, […] Read More »

In wake of Gordon’s injury, Aoki makes early DL return

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Nori Aoki is back with the Royals, earlier than expected. Aoki was recalled from an injury rehabilitation assignment in the Minors, reinstated from the disabled list and put into right field and his old leadoff spot in the batting order on Friday night... Read More »

In wake of Gordon’s injury, Aoki makes early DL return

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Nori Aoki is back with the Royals, earlier than expected. Aoki was recalled from an injury rehabilitation assignment in the Minors, reinstated from the disabled list and put into right field and his old leadoff spot in the batting order on Friday night... Read More »

Celebrate history during Railroad Days

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Nebraska’s rich railroad heritage will be highlighted this weekend in the Omaha metro area. Patty O’Bryan is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at the Durham Museum in Omaha and says Saturday and Sunday is their 7th annual Railroad Days. This year’s Railroad Days theme is Marvels in Railroad Innovation. To highlight the changes […] Read More »

Nebraska Economy Remains Strong According to Survey

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After a couple of phenomenal years, Nebraska’s economy will slow enough in the next three years for the rest of the nation to catch up. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson says it will be a bounce back time for the national economy, with Nebraska not having as far to bounce […] Read More »

Beatrice policemen cleared of wrongdoing in suspect’s injury

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Two police officers and the City of Beatrice are being cleared of any wrongdoing in the March 2012 arrest of Timothy Fugett. He had filed suit after suffering a broken hip in the course of his arrest for a domestic incident. Beatrice Police Chief Bruce Lang says the city felt confident the officers acted properly. […] Read More »