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Kendrys showing knack for birthday blasts

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This much we know: Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales really enjoys his birthdays. Morales turned 32 on Saturday and celebrated with his eighth homer of the season, a key two-run shot to right that put the Royals ahead en route to a 7-4 win over ...

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Royals roll past Red Sox behind 5-run inning

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The Royals rallied from a three-run deficit, bolstered by a two-run homer from Kendrys Morales, and Red Sox starter Rick Porcello lost for the sixth straight time as the Kansas City earned a 7-4 victory on Saturday night in front of 39,115 fans at Kauf...

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Young looking to remain Royals force against Sox

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Right-hander Chris Young (6-2, 1.98 ERA) looks to reprise his role as Mr. Reliable for the Royals when they square off against lefty Wade Miley (6-6, 4.88) and the Red Sox in the rubber game on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Pino not guaranteed to make another start

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Right-hander Yohan Pino was phenomenal for the Royals in six relief appearances earlier this season, giving up just one run in 14 innings for a 0.64 ERA.

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Volquez closing in 1,000th career strikeout

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The Royals send reliable right-hander Edinson Volquez (6-4, 3.10 ERA) to the mound to oppose Red Sox righty Rick Porcello (4-7, 5.29 ERA) on Saturday night for the second game of the three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.

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Early deficit too much to overcome vs. Boston

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Rookie left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez bounced back from a horrific start against Toronto and gave up just one run over 6 1/3 innings to lead Boston to a 7-3 win over the Royals on Friday night at sold-out (38,190) Kauffman Stadium.

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Celebrities pitch in to raise money for charity

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With help from the sold-out crowd, Big Slick kicked off its annual Celebrity Weekend with one of its biggest turnouts for the Celebrity Softball Game played prior to Friday's matchup between the Royals and Red Sox.

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Escobar’s hot bat continues to burn Brewers

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Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar knew there would be plenty of memories returning to Milwaukee for the first time in the regular season since the team traded him in 2010, but neither side likely expected the havoc he would wreak in the home-and-home In...

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Royals stay hot with 4th straight over Brewers

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Three early runs were enough for the Royals to finish a sweep of their home-and-home Interleague series against the Brewers, as Ned Yost became the winningest manager in Royals history with a 3-2 victory on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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