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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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Decision between Guthrie, Young looms for Royals

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At some point, Royals manager Ned Yost will have to decide between Jeremy Guthrie or Chris Young for the fifth and final spot in the rotation. Though Yost could skip the No. 5 spot in the rotation next turn because of Monday's off-day, Yost said he sti...

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Guthrie, Royals can’t finish sweep

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The Indians unleashed a week of pent-up offensive frustration upon the Kansas City Royals with a season-high 18 hits and four home runs in Wednesday's 12-1 win at Progressive Field.

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Duffy, Royals head to Toronto to face Blue Jays

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Left-hander Danny Duffy (4-4, 4.03 ERA) takes the mound for the Royals as they open a four-game series at Toronto and against right-hander Marco Estrada (7-6, 3.55 ERA).

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Despite Zobrist trade, Yost happy with Infante at 2B

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When newcomer Ben Zobrist joins the Royals in Toronto on Thursday, he is slated to take over primarily in left field, filling in for the injured Alex Gordon. But if Gordon comes back in early September, there has been an assumption by some fans that Zo...

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Hosmer continues to feast on Indians pitching

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Royals manager Ned Yost has no explanation for why Eric Hosmer wears out the Indians. Hosmer had three more hits, a go-ahead homer and two RBIs in Kansas City's 2-1 win over Cleveland on Tuesday night.

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Royals marvel at Infante-Escobar flip play

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Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas couldn't quite decide which play he enjoyed more: The Eric Hosmer snag of a hot grounder by Michael Brantley to save a run in the seventh, or the circus-act Omar Infante /Alcides Escobar play to get the first out in ...

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Guthrie, Royals looking to earn sweep of Tribe

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Indians right-hander Corey Kluber (5-11, 3.59 ERA) faces off against Royals righty Jeremy Guthrie (7-6, 5.35) when the American League Central rivals wrap up their three-game series on Wednesday afternoon at Progressive Field.

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MLBPAA hosts youth clinic in Kansas City

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The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Legends For Youth clinic was well worth the sweat beads, if the smiles on the kids' faces were any indication. The enthusiastic participants received autographs from eight former Major Leaguers, stat...

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Trades have Royals in driver’s seat

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Before this week, the Kansas City Royals could return to the World Series. Now they should return to the World Series. Before, they might win the title. Now, they'd better win the title.

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Cueto appreciates regal welcome from Royals

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When newly acquired right-hander Johnny Cueto drove here from Cincinnati on Tuesday morning and arrived at the Royals' team hotel, there was a welcoming committee of players and staffers waiting for him.

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