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Starling gaining steam with solid AFL season

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Outfielder Bubba Starling, the fifth overall pick of the 2011 Draft and considered a disappointment until recently, keeps inching closer to the big leagues. Starling, the Royals' No. 5 prospect, recently completed a solid season in the Arizona Fall Lea...

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Cain’s MVP case stands up vs. stiff competition

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So, if you're making a case for Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain to be the American League's Most Valuable Player over other finalists Josh Donaldson (Blue Jays) and Mike Trout (Angels), you may have to think outside the box.

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Colon fulfilled prophecy with Series-clinching hit

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Before Christian Colon hit the go-ahead RBI single in the 12th inning of Game 5 of the World Series, the Royals infielder predicted the scenario. He hadn't yet appeared in a postseason game, but he was ready to go.

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Royals reach extension with Triple-A Omaha

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The Kansas City Royals on Monday announced a two-year extension with the Omaha Storm Chasers, their Triple-A affiliate. The agreement extends the partnership through the 2018 season, continuing the longest active affiliation at the Triple-A level and t...

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Gold Glove Award lifts Escobar into elite level

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For years, Royals manager Ned Yost has been proclaiming that shortstop Alcides Escobar is one of the game's top defenders, and deserving of his first Gold Glove Award. Last week, that proclamation finally came to fruition. Escobar joined teammates and ...

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Fall League contest live on MLB.com tonight

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Fans who tuned in to MLB.com's live coverage of Arizona Fall League action Wednesday saw Mariners left-hander James Paxton hurl four innings and a trio of Padres prospects combine for eight hits as the Peoria Javelinas edged the Salt River Rafters, 6-5.

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Gordon rejects Royals’ qualifying offer for ’16

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The Royals headed into Friday knowing that there was a great chance that left fielder Alex Gordon would decline the team's one-year qualifying contract offer. Gordon indeed took that step, opting to test his value on the free-agent market.

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Dan Glass ‘proud’ to see Royals back on top

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For years, Royals president Dan Glass would hear the criticism, that the franchise would never return to its glorious past. Those conversations, of course, are distant memory now, though Glass remembers them well.

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Kendrys claims first Silver Slugger Award

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The Royals heard plenty of criticism when they signed designated hitter Kendrys Morales to a two-year contract last offseason. Morales also was surely aware of what was written and said about his disappointing showing a year ago.

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Royals extend radio deal through ’19

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Royals fans will not have to search the radio for the reigning World Series champions next season. On Wednesday, the team announced that it has reached a new four-year pact with 610 Sports Radio, keeping the station the familiar home of Kansas City's g...

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Glass: Royals’ achievement ‘finally sinking in’

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Royals owner David Glass can't wait to get to the Winter Meetings next month in Nashville, Tenn., just to strut his stuff a little with his fellow owners after his team captured its first World Series title in 30 years.

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Piccolo filling in for Moore at GM Meetings

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Dayton Moore does not get to bask in the Royals' World Series glory alongside his peers at the General Managers Meetings, hearing teams talk about the plan his team put together. Nor does Moore get to meet with other GMs as he tries to put together his...

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Cain among three finalists for AL MVP honors

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The image of Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain leaping behind home plate, shouting and celebrating along with the Kauffman Stadium faithful, will forever be remembered by a generation of fans. It was his heroic sprint in the American League Championsh...

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