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Royals Minor League report: June 26

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Sixth-ranked Royals prospect Hunter Dozier drove in a run and posted his first three-hit game at the Double-A level at the NW Arkansas Natural beat Midland. Read More »

Vargas to take on old team in series opener

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Friday's opener marks the second straight series for Kansas City against a California team, as the Royals follow a series against the Dodgers with one against the Angels. Jason Vargas will lead the Kansas City side opposite Los Angeles' Matt Shoemaker. Read More »

Davis dominating presence in Royals’ bullpen

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Sans a hiccup in Wednesday night's 5-4 loss to the Dodgers that saw his ERA from 1.10 to 1.34, the Royals' Wade Davis has been one of the premier relievers in the Majors. And his teammates are glad they don't have to face him. Read More »

Duffy still earning his Majors stripes with KC

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Danny Duffy is here to stay. The Royals left-hander's fine start to this season -- 10 starts, 2.69 ERA -- and his anointed status as one of the organization's top young arms makes this a given. To everyone except Duffy, that is. Read More »

Davis allows rare run, setting up wild ninth

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Wade Davis surrendered a run for the first time in more than two months, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated Kansas City, 5-4, on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium, taking the Interleague series from starter James Shields and the Royals, two games t... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 25

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The B-Royals lost their home opener to the Twins, who scored all eight runs from the sixth inning on. Niklas Stephenson turned in five shutout innings for Burlington, striking out two and scattering three hits. Ryan Dale, Marten Gasparini and Logan Moo... Read More »

Royals unable to reap benefits of challenge

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Talk about a strange ninth inning. An umpire's call was overturned via a challenge, a Royals player was ejected for applauding and the series finale against the Dodgers ended on a "snow cone." Read More »

Ripken, Royals make baseball more accessible

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On Wednesday, the Royals and Cal Ripken Jr. helped reveal a baseball field and a general park for children with special needs in Independence, Mo. A similar project will be implemented in Olathe, Kan. Read More »

Several Royals have Yost’s All-Star vote

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Ask manager Ned Yost which one of his Royals position players should be on the American League All-Star team, and he will name his catcher, left fielder, shortstop and center (sometimes right) fielder. Read More »

Yost times Sal’s rest to border Royals off-day

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Royals manager Ned Yost gave Salvador Perez an evening out of the starting lineup Wednesday against the Dodgers, and he said the rest was not injury-related. Read More »

High expectations clear in Yost’s evaluation

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With the season's halfway point approaching, Royals manager Ned Yost was asked before Wednesday night's game if his club had responded as well as expected in the first half. The answer? Not quite. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 24

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Omaha finished 1-3 in the series after El Paso plated five in the ninth. The late scoring resulted in a no decision for Sugar Ray Marimon (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO). No. 15-ranked prospect Christian Colon recorded two hits, extending his hitting s... Read More »

Duffy duels, but Royals’ offense stifled by Kershaw

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Clayton Kershaw, the National League's reigning Cy Young Award winner, pitched the Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night in an Interleague game that drew 28,302 fans to Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Shields, Haren to settle Interleague set in KC

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The Royals send their ace, James Shields, to the mound in the Interleague rubber match against the Dodgers and Dan Haren on Wednesday. Read More »

Call in first stands as Royals’ challenge streak ends

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The Royals' streak of successful instant replay challenges ended at five in the first inning on Tuesday night. Read More »