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Hosmer, Eibner HRs back Volquez’s fine start

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Right-hander Edinson Volquez fanned seven in four sharp innings, while Eric Hosmer belted a two-run homer to help the Royals earn an 11-1 exhibition win over the Astros on Friday.

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Royals cautious with Gordon, Rios in lineup

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The Royals held outfielder Alex Gordon out of the lineup for their exhibition game against the Astros on Friday as the Gold Glove left fielder continues to work his way back from offseason surgery on his right wrist. He's expected to return on Saturday.

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Moore’s tome gives insight into KC’s thrilling run

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When Royals general manager Dayton Moore was first approached about doing a book after the team's magical ride all the way to Game 7 of the World Series last season, he politely declined. But once he realized he could give proceeds from the book to the...

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Opening Day nod another sign of Ventura’s rise

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Yordano Ventura, 23, will take another step toward building comparisons to Pedro Martinez on Monday when he pitches his first Opening Day, an honor Martinez was awarded seven consecutive years with the Red Sox.

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Royals place Coleman on waivers

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Right-hander Louis Coleman, who had been battling for one of the final spots in the Royals' bullpen, has cleared waivers and been assigned to Triple-A Omaha.

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Stewart Q&A: KC has pieces to prove ’14 was no fluke

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Royals radio announcer Steve Stewart, now in his eighth season with the club and in his 16th season in the Major Leagues, discussed the Royals' chances of getting back to the postseason in 2015.

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Royals focused on improving number of HRs

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The Royals will focus on a key number for the upcoming season as they look to improve on the total of 95 home runs they swatted in 2014, the lowest in the Major Leagues.

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Eibner’s two homers back Ventura’s fine start

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Yordano Ventura struck out three over four sharp innings in his final tuneup before Opening Day, while Brett Eibner belted two homers for the Royals in a 4-4 tie with the Dodgers on Wednesday.

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Coleman looking to stick on Royals’ roster

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Right-hander Louis Coleman knows he is sitting clearly on the roster bubble, but he's had a respectable spring, posting a 3.55 ERA in nine games entering Wednesday's Cactus League action.

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Royals mulling eight-man ‘pen or position player

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Royals manager Ned Yost also conceded that his club won't have its final 25-man roster set until Sunday, mainly because they're waiting to see what moves other teams are going to make over the next few days.

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Guthrie limits Padres to one run in final spring outing

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Jeremy Guthrie certainly didn't look like a No. 5 starter Tuesday, holding the Padres to one run over six innings as the Royals defeated the Padres, 4-1, at the Peoria Sports Complex.

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Hochevar will begin season rehabbing in Triple-A

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Luke Hochevar, just over a year removed from his surgery, has had an effective spring, posting a 2.25 ERA in four Cactus League games. But Hochevar is not yet able to go on back-to-back days.

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