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Royals ride 3-run 8th to rally past Blue Jays

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The Royals scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning vs. recently acquired right-hander Mark Lowe to steal a victory away from the Blue Jays with a 7-6 win on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre.

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Duquette: Three biggest Deadline winners

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While the actual Deadline day didn't feature many high-profile moves, the last week has been filled with them. Now that the dust has settled, here are the three clubs that I think improved the most as a result of Trade Deadline deals.

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Cueto posts quality start in Royals debut

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The much-anticipated Royals debut of Johnny Cueto seemed to be following the perfect script. Cueto delivered a quality start against a tough Toronto team on Friday night and had a 6-3 lead after six innings, but the bullpen lost the lead in a 7-6 defeat.

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Ventura set to square off with powerful Blue Jays

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Right-hander Yordano Ventura (5-7, 4.86 ERA) is set to take the hill for the Royals against Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle (11-5, 3.29 ERA). Ventura is coming off one of his best starts of the season in a win over Houston, while Buehrle got a no-de...

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Royals’ additions bolster rotation, versatility

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GM Dayton Moore and his staff acquired right-hander Johnny Cueto, one of the biggest names on the trading block, as well as super-utility player Ben Zobrist, whom the Royals have admired for some time. Those moves have made for a happy manager in Ned Y...

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Morales’ heads-up slide gives Zobrist 2 RBIs

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Ben Zobrist notched his first base hit with the Royals, and Kendrys Morales scored the second run on the play with an agile slide to beat Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin in the first inning of a 7-6 loss on Friday at Rogers Centre.

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Young heads to ‘pen; Guthrie stays in rotation

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Right-hander Chris Young has been sent to the bullpen and struggling right-hander Jeremy Guthrie will keep his spot in the rotation, Royals manager Ned Yost said on Friday.

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Duffy disappointed with results against Jays

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This was an especially confusing night for Royals starter Danny Duffy. He felt good in his bullpen before Thursday night's game and he felt strong on the mound during the game. But the results just weren't there in a 5-2 loss to the Blue Jays at Rogers...

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Cueto set for Royals debut in rematch with Jays

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Right-hander Johnny Cueto will make his highly anticipated Royals debut when he takes the mound against Blue Jays righty Drew Hutchison on Friday at Rogers Centre.

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Royals rocked by powerful Jays’ bats in loss

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Dioner Navarro, Russell Martin and Josh Donaldson each homered while right-hander Marco Estrada tossed 5 2/3 strong innings in the Blue Jays' 5-2 victory over the Royals on Thursday night at Rogers Centre.

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Royals welcome Zobrist, option Orlando

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Newly acquired Ben Zobrist showed up at Rogers Centre on Thursday, greeted his new Royals teammates, and donned his familiar No. 18 -- the price tag from first-base coach Rusty Kuntz for giving up his jersey will be a leaf blower.

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Gordon takes first swings off tee since injury

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon, on the disabled list because of a Grade 2-plus left groin strain, swung a bat on Thursday for the first time since the injury on July 8.

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