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Royals, Guthrie head west, open series in Oakland

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After going 5-0 with a 1.03 ERA in July, Oakland's Sonny Gray begins August with a matchup vs. Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals on Friday at O.co Coliseum. Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »

Royals don’t find good fits at Trade Deadline

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Dead quiet at the Trade Deadline. That was the Royals on Thursday as deals popped across the land but not in Cowtown. "There weren't any players that we could get our hands on that would be upgrades over what we have," general manager Dayton Moore said... Read More »

Vargas to rejoin rotation Saturday vs. Oakland

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Jason Vargas will return to the mound Saturday for the Royals after missing more than three weeks with an appendectomy. Kansas City manager Ned Yost announced Thursday that Vargas will start Game Two of a three-game set in Oakland that begins Friday. Read More »

Southpaw Lamb keeps rolling at Triple-A

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John Lamb's reclamation project continued Wednesday night, as the Royals farmhand impressed again at Triple-A Omaha. Lamb, Kansas City's fifth-round pick in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, threw seven shutout innings, lowering his ERA to 3.56 this se... Read More »

Yost surprised by blockbuster trades around MLB

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Royals manager Ned Yost woke up Thursday morning and reacted to the Boston-Oakland trade similarly to how anyone else plugged into the baseball world would. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 30

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The Blue Rocks evened a road set at a game apiece. Jack Lopez delivered a three-run double in the second. Starling added a solo homer in the seventh. Starling, ranked 13th among Royals prospects by MLB.com, is batting .350 (14-for-40), with three home ... Read More »

Royals’ bats come alive in sixth to even series

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After two losses, the Royals came to life with a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Ventura looks to sew up series vs. Minnesota

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Kevin Correia and Yordano Ventura, who have both struggled of late, will face off in the series finale between the Twins and Royals. Read More »

Ventura looks to sew up series vs. Minnesota

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Kevin Correia and Yordano Ventura, who have both struggled of late, will face off in the series finale between the Twins and Royals. Read More »

Ventura looks to sew up series vs. Minnesota

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Kevin Correia and Yordano Ventura, who have both struggled of late, will face off in the series finale between the Twins and Royals. Read More »

Perez shows off pickoff move vs. Twins

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Catcher Salvador Perez caught the Twins' Eduardo Nunez venturing too far off first base in the third inning, notching his fourth pickoff this season. His 13 career pickoffs rank first in team history and sixth among active catchers. Read More »

Saunders released after four Triple-A starts

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Joe Saunders, who pitched for four different MLB teams, was released by Kansas City Tuesday after just four starts at Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Twins can’t capitalize on overturned call

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After a challenge on a play at first by Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, Eduardo Nunez was ruled safe at first, but was promptly picked off at first base by Royals catcher Salvador Perez. Read More »