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Greinke can’t dodge boos or bats in return to KC

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Zack Greinke's third return trip to Kauffman Stadium since being traded by the Royals after the 2010 season -- this time wearing Dodger Blue -- was not a happy occasion. He was banged around for 11 hits and all five runs in a 5-3 loss to his old team i... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 23

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Royals No. 7 prospect Bubba Starling hit a solo shot in the first, his second homer in as many at-bats, in Wilimington's 9-3 win over Frederick on Monday. He finished 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs. The reigning Carolina League Player of the Week has... Read More »

Guthrie, Royals get best of Greinke at The K

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Jeremy Guthrie outpitched former Royals hurler Zack Greinke and limited a potent Dodgers lineup to two runs in 7 2/3 innings, helping Kansas City snap a four-game losing streak in a 5-3 win over Los Angeles on Monday. Read More »

Duffy draws Kershaw in first outing against Dodgers

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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will attempt to follow up his first career no-hitter with another strong outing Tuesday night in Kansas City against the Royals and Danny Duffy. Read More »

‘D’ is for Dyson: Leaping grab at wall robs Puig

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Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie benefited from a fantastic play by center fielder Jarrod Dyson in the fourth inning against the Dodgers on Monday. Read More »

Derby to feature bracketed play as part of new format

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Major League Baseball on Monday announced a new format for the Derby, featuring a new 10-player format that calls for seven outs per round and bracketed play after the first round. Read More »

Royals keep Cain at leadoff, move Infante to sixth

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Ned Yost doesn't like to change his lineup very much but, after four consecutive losses, the Royals' manager did a little tinkering for Monday night's game against the Dodgers. Read More »

Cuthbert, Starling earn weekly Minors honors

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Royals prospects Cheslor Cuthbert and Bubba Starling received Player of the Week honors Monday in their respective leagues. Read More »

Valencia returns, but hand not at full health

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Danny Valencia returned to action Sunday after missing the last 19 games with a strained left hand. Valencia played nine innings at third base in the Royals' 2-1 series-finale loss to the Mariners, finishing 0-for-3 with a strikeout. Read More »

SUV going wrong way on interstate kills motorcyclist

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A motorcyclist was killed early this morning on I-480 near Dodge Street after being hit by an SUV going north in the southbound lanes. Law enforcement blocked off the interstate but the SUV detoured and crossed into Iowa using the Veterans Memorial Bridge. The SUV was later located in a parking lot at Ameristar Casino […] Read More »

Creighton doctor run over, killed while crossing busy Omaha street

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A professor of medicine at Creighton University has been struck and killed while crossing a major street in Omaha. The Omaha Police Department reports Dr. Edward Horowitz died about 40 minutes after being struck by a car at 38th and Dodge Streets. Police say the driver of the car, 31-year-old Pedro Diego-Antonio, fled the scene. […] Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 22

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Royals No. 7 prospect Bubba Starling had his fourth straight multi-hit game and a 10th inning home run to lead Wilmington to a victory over Frederick. Read More »

Southeastern Nebraska crash claims life of 83-year-old woman

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A fatal traffic accident in southeastern Nebraska has claimed the life of an 83-year-old woman. According to the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office, Joan Hendrickson of Shickley turned north on US 81 northwest of Strang Sunday afternoon when a southbound vehicle hit her car. The crash killed Hendrickson. The driver of the other vehicle and a […] Read More »

CWS, concert sell-out = parking snarls in Omaha

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Those heading to the T-D Ameritrade ballpark today for the College World Series can expect some competition for that parking space later tonight. Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority Communication’s Director Kristi Anderson says they will try their best to accommodate everyone heading to the first championship game at TD Ameritrade Park and  the Bruno Mars […] Read More »

Lincoln man accused of killing another over drug debt

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A Lincoln man has been charged with first degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a 31-year-old Lincoln man this past weekend. Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong says 26-year-old Danny Tucker is accused of killing Earl Richardson III, who he had argued with earlier. “And, Mr. Tucker then wound up coming back with […] Read More »