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Royals drop struggle with Sox to fall out of first

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Eric Hosmer's two-run jack behind Yordano Ventura wasn't enough as a three-run third aided by an error and a wild pitch hurt the Royals in a 4-2 loss to the Red Sox on Friday night. Read More »

Yost questioned by stray fan in media session

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Royals manager Ned Yost in Thursday's postgame scrum with reporters was asked about his use of Billy Butler and Josh Willingham as the club's designated hitter. But the question came from Joe Q. Fan, who wandered into the room and decided to join in. Read More »

Butler returns to DH with Willingham’s injury

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Royals manager Ned Yost in Thursday's postgame scrum with reporters was asked about his use of Billy Butler and Josh Willingham as the club's designated hitter. But the question came from Joe Q. Fan, who wandered into the room and decided to join in. Read More »

Holland ready to resume role as KC’s closer

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Royals closer Greg Holland is ready to resume pitching, manager Ned Yost said before Friday night's game against the Red Sox. Holland sat out a week after getting his 42nd save on Sept. 3 against Texas because of a tight right triceps. Read More »

Duffy excited by successful throwing session

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy picked up a baseball on Friday, threw it a bunch of times, and feels really good about it. It's still not known if Duffy will return to the rotation on Tuesday night against the White Sox, but he's making progress. Read More »

Royals look to rebound behind rookie Ventura

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Yordano Ventura and the Royals will look to get back on track after dropping the series opener when they square off against Allen Webster and the Red Sox on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals’ miscues thwart chance to extend lead

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Liam Hendriks went just 2 1/3 innings and the defense made three errors as the Royals missed a chance to extend their AL Central lead with a 6-3 loss to the Red Sox on Thursday night. Read More »

Royals reflect on 9/11 events during ceremony

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A tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001 with remembrances of the heroism and sacrifices of that tragic day was held before Thursday night's Royals-Red Sox game at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Storm Chasers set for Game 3 of PCL series

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After splitting the first two games of the best-of-five Pacific Coast League championship series, the Omaha Storm Chasers will meet the Reno Aces at 7:05 p.m. CT on Friday at Werner Park in Omaha, Neb. Read More »

Duffy says left shoulder is feeling much better

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A start on Tuesday might seem iffy because, as of Thursday, Danny Duffy had not picked up a baseball since throwing one pitch last Saturday and leaving the game because of left shoulder problems. However, the initial MRI showed no structural damage, on... Read More »

Yost cautious as closer Holland nears return

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The Royals bypassed closer Greg Holland in the save situation in Wednesday night's 3-0 win over the Tigers and successfully went with Wade Davis instead. Holland has been out for a week with a tight right triceps and cautious manager Ned Yost wasn't qu... Read More »

Cain sparks Royals’ offense in win over Tigers

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A fired-up Lorenzo Cain was the Royals' primary offensive force in their 3-0 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night. Cain drove in a fourth-inning run with a single, one of his three hits, but he also delivered a ninth-inning triple that set up an ... Read More »

KC to remember 9/11, look for rebound vs. Sox

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After dropping a series with the Tigers in Detroit and surrendering some ground in the American League Central race, Kansas City will have a chance to get back on track against a struggling Boston squad as the two clubs begin a four-game set on Thursda... Read More »

Shields pitches Royals back into AL Central lead

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James Shields fired seven shutout innings, while Salvador Perez and Lorenzo Cain backed him with RBI singles in the Royals' 3-0 win over the Tigers on Wednesday night. Read More »

Royals win challenge on overturned pickoff play

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James Shields recorded his 31st career pickoff as Royals manager Ned Yost challenged a safe call in the first inning on Wednesday night and won. The New York review concluded that Tigers runner Ian Kinsler was out and overturned the call. Read More »