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Pino recalled as Medlen, Vargas near return

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The Royals' pitching depth only becomes deeper as Kris Medlen and Jason Vargas are set to return from injury after the weekend. Kansas City already made one bullpen move Sunday, recalling Yohan Pino while optioning Brandon Finnegan to Triple-A Omaha.

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Outstanding run continues in Cain’s big day

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By the 13th inning of the Royals' 7-6 win over the White Sox on Saturday, Lorenzo Cain didn't care if he hit a home run to end the game. But following a doubleheader on Friday and a rain-soaked extra-innings contest today, it was Kansas City's hottest ...

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Madson closes game to cap ‘pen’s team effort

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Before his team used up but one reliever, Royals manager Ned Yost said his bullpen was "deeper than it was last year." And he proved himself right on Saturday behind an unlikely name. In his first year with the Royals, Ryan Madson picked up his first s...

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Cain’s go-ahead blast in 13th redeems Royals

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Lorenzo Cain homered leading off the 13th inning to give the Royals a 7-6 victory over the White Sox in a game in which Kansas City wasted a three-run first-inning lead and a two-run lead in the ninth with two outs and nobody on base.

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Duffy set to square off with Sale, White Sox

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White Sox starter Chris Sale ranks second in the Majors in strikeouts, but that won't stop the Royals from swinging early and often on Sunday. That approach may prove to be successful after seeing him once already this season.

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KC to manage Perez’s playing time in 2nd half

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The Royals won't have an off-day until Aug. 3, leaving manager Ned Yost with the challenge of winning games without burning out players for a postseason push. Catchers Salvador Perez and Drew Butera are at the heart of that, sharing catching duties.

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Almonte makes memorable Triple-A debut

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Right-hander Miguel Almonte, the Royals' No. 4 prospect, made his debut for Triple-A Omaha on Friday night, allowing just one run on one hit over five innings. Almonte threw 81 pitches -- 50 for strikes -- and struck out eight Nashville hitters, while ...

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Volquez bruised but not broken by defeat

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Edinson Volquez walked out of the training room with his right hand wrapped and a brace around his left knee. He didn't look like a pitcher who had his "best stuff."

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Guthrie, Royals seek to gain momentum in Chicago

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White Sox starter Jose Quintana and the Royals have become quite familiar in the last three years, and they'll meet once again Saturday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Volquez outdueled by Danks in nightcap

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John Danks continued his career-long mastery of the Royals, hurling six-plus scoreless innings Friday night, as the White Sox claimed a 2-0 victory over Kansas City. That victory gave the two teams a split of the day-night doubleheader, with the Royals...

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Resilient Moose homers on 12th pitch of AB

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Moustakas finished with one hit in the Royals' 4-2 win over the White Sox in the first game of a split doubleheader, but he highlighted the day with a home run to cap off a 12-pitch at-bat.

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Royals homer twice, claim Game 1 of twin bill

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The American League Central-leading Royals opened the second half of the 2015 season with a 4-2 victory over the White Sox on Friday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field. The contest marked the first of a doubleheader, and the first of four to be played in...

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Royals call up Lamb for split doubleheader

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John Lamb has gone through the long, strenuous recovery process since having Tommy John surgery in the summer of 2011. Now, he's been rewarded for his efforts to return as he was called up from Triple-A Omaha as the Royals' 26th man for Friday's double...

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