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Defensive standouts nab Gold Glove Awards

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The 18 winners of the 2015 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced on Tuesday night, and the Platinum Glove winners for the best overall defensive player in each league will be unveiled on Friday following a fan vote.

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Superstars among finalists for BBWAA honors

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Finalists for each of the four Baseball Writers' Association of America awards were unveiled during an hour-long MLB Network special on Tuesday night.

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Royals could learn from past champions

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The Royals are facing an obvious hurdle in their bid to repeat as World Series champions (nobody's done so since the 1998-2000 Yankees), but this is a team that has already shown an unmistakable ability to sustain success.

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Fall League matinee live on MLB.com today

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Last Saturday, baseball fans everywhere got to see the best the Arizona Fall League had to offer in the annual Fall Stars Game. Tuesday's Mesa-Surprise game affords the opportunity to see many of those Fall Stars again, as well as many other teams' top...

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Junior, Hoffman highlight HOF ballot newcomers

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Under voting rules established this past summer by the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the annual Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot was released Monday on the earliest date in recent history.

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Perez’s contract becomes hot topic for KC

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During the middle of the season, Royals catcher Salvador Perez openly pondered whether he already had outgrown, in terms of value, the long-term contract he signed in 2012.

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Wilson: KC Royal-ty in store for ’15 champs

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The joy that Willie Wilson experienced as an outfielder on the Royals' 1985 World Series-winning club has translated into a busy but joyous life as a local legend.

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Zobrists welcome ‘Royal’ baby girl

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Ben Zobrist, now a free agent who said he would like to return the Royals, and wife, Julianna, had their baby girl on Friday. Check out what they named her: Blaise Royal Zobrist.

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Royals remain hopeful as Gordon hits market

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He is the indisputable Face of the Franchise, the longest-tenured Royal and a fan favorite, hailing from nearby Lincoln, Neb., and having just led Kansas City to its first World Series title in 30 years.

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Moore: Royals need more innings from starters

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore often talks about even the best teams being imperfect. And Moore's Royals had one noticeable flaw in 2015, even though the team captured a World Series title.

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Celebration of Negro Leagues museum on deck

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An appearance by Hank Aaron, recognized by Major League Baseball as one of the game's four greatest living players, will highlight Silver Slugging Memories -- Negro Leagues Baseball Museum's 25th anniversary gala -- on Saturday at 6 p.m. CT in the Gran...

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Hot prospects compete in all-star event tonight

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The highlight of the Arizona Fall League is the Fall Stars Game, which features many of the best prospects in the developmental circuit. Past participants include Andrew McCutchen, Buster Posey, Eric Hosmer, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Mookie Betts, Fran...

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