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Annual river clean-up project to focus on Big Sioux

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Volunteers from Nebraska are welcome to pitch in during the annual week-long river cleanup event starting this coming Saturday. Lynette Seigley helps organize Project AWARE, which stands for A Watershed Awareness River Expedition. This year, it will focus on 91 miles of the Big Sioux River from Sioux Falls to just north of Sioux City. […] Read More »

Royals employ Shields to face former mates

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Royals ace James Shields will look to get back on track as he squares off against his former Rays teammates and Jake Odorizzi on Monday in the series opener at Tropicana Field. Read More »

Gordon, Holland, Perez enjoy All-Star repeat

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It's a repeat for the Royals' All-Star trio. Left fielder Alex Gordon, closer Greg Holland and catcher Salvador Perez were named to the 2014 American League All-Star team on Sunday, the second straight year for each of them. Read More »

Unveiling of All-Stars underway on ESPN

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The 2014 Taco Bell All-Star Selection Show is underway on ESPN, and then wait for the Final Vote candidates to be revealed once the American and National League rosters have been unveiled. Read More »

Duffy burned by power surge in rubber-game loss

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Danny Duffy allowed a season-high 10 hits and gave up a pair of early homers as the Royals dropped a 4-1 decision to the Indians in Sunday's rubber game at Progressive Field. Read More »

Royals sign Janish to Minor League contract

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Infielder Paul Janish, who has played six years in the Majors, has been signed by the Royals and is playing for Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Aoki putting work in before rehab assignment

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After a workout on Sunday, Nori Aoki, who is on the disabled list with a groin strain, was likely heading to join Double-A Northwest Arkansas for a Minor League rehabilitation assignment. Read More »

Gordon, Butler get break in finale with Tribe

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Alex Gordon had started in left field in all but one of the Royals' previous 86 games, so he was given a break for Sunday's series finale against the Indians. Read More »

Royals sign veteran Downs to bolster bullpen

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Left-hander Scott Downs was signed by the Royals on Sunday to provide bullpen depth and the club optioned right-hander Casey Coleman to Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 5

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Christian Binford, ranked No. 11 among the Royals' top prospects, won his Double-A debut, carrying a no-hitter into the sixth, while No. 9 prospect Orlando Calixte hit the go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh. Read More »

Royals come up short after Guthrie’s early exit

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Jeremy Guthrie was roughed up for six runs over four-plus innings on Saturday night at Progressive Field as Kansas City fell to Cleveland, 7-3. Read More »

Duffy faces Kluber, Tribe to follow outstanding June

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Danny Duffy credits Royals catcher Salvador Perez with the success this season, and the battery aims to continue that in July as Kansas City takes on Corey Kluber and Cleveland in the rubber match on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Yost shakes up order, slides Butler down to No. 6

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Billy Butler has fallen on hard times and, on Saturday night, he fell in the Royals' batting order as well. Butler was dropped from third to sixth, and he went 2-for-4 in a 7-3 loss to the Indians. Read More »

Infante back in lineup after resting sore back

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Second baseman Omar Infante's balky back was feeling better on Saturday, so he was in the Royals' starting lineup against the Indians. Read More »

Royals send three to Triple-A All-Star Game

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Catcher Francisco Pena, outfielder Paulo Orlando and relief pitcher Spencer Patton will represent the Royals in the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 16 at Durham, N.C. Read More »