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Duffy making quick adjustment to role in ‘pen

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What took place on Saturday at Target Field wasn't in the Royals' blueprint -- at least the latest revision -- for the 2014 season. Left-hander Danny Duffy wasn't supposed to pitch in relief. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 13

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Jorge Bonifacio, the Royals' fourth-best prospect, recorded two hits and three RBIs for Double-A Northwest Arkansas on Sunday. Read More »

Royals’ rally wiped out by costly throwing error

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Jason Vargas was solid in his third start, but a throwing error by reliever Wade Davis enabled the Twins to rally for a 4-3 win over the Royals on Sunday in the finale at Target Field. Read More »

Ventura looking to arm Royals against Astros

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Royals rookie Yordano Ventura was delayed in making his first start this season, but he's back on track as he prepares to face Lucas Harrell and the Astros on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. Read More »

Royals’ offense looking to kick into high gear

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When is it going to happen? The Royals' previous 10 games didn't offer much in the way of scoring, just an average of 2.9 runs a game. Designated hitter Billy Butler says the club has too much talent not to turn things around at the plate. Read More »

Royals say Jackie’s Day cause for celebration

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The Royals will join all of Major League Baseball in marking Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday, in commemoration of his breaking the game's color barrier. Today's players have benefited because of the sacrifices made by Robinson and the African-Americans ... Read More »

NLBM salutes inaugural ‘Hall of Game’ class

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The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on Saturday introduced four members of the inaugural class of the "Hall of Game," the museum's tribute to MLB stars who played the game with the same passion, determination, flair and skill as the heroes of the Negro L... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 12

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Royals No. 12 prospect Christian Binford struck out 10 batters over seven innings in the Wilmington Blue Rocks' victory on Saturday. Read More »

Shields saves arms before handoff to Duffy

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It was something different on Saturday when Danny Duffy relieved James Shields in the sixth inning during a 7-1 loss to the Twins. But Duffy reeled through all seven batters he faced, struck out three and used 45 pitches to do it. Read More »

Shields, Royals bitten by Twins’ six-run inning

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Right-hander James Shields labored in a six-run second -- all unearned -- as the Royals committed two costly errors in a 7-1 loss to the Twins on Saturday at Target Field. Read More »

Vargas looking to stay hot in finale with Twins

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Southpaw Jason Vargas aims for a third straight quality start as the Royals try to avoid the series sweep against Kevin Correia and the Twins on Sunday at Target Field. Read More »

Duffy goes right to work out of Royals’ bullpen

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Danny Duffy's latest turnabout came on Saturday when he rushed to Target Field and fired 2 1/3 perfect innings in relief for the Royals in a 7-1 loss. He was recalled from Triple-A Omaha and second baseman Johnny Giavotella was optioned to the same club. Read More »

Chen, Royals knocked off Target against Twins

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Veteran southpaw Bruce Chen was tagged for six runs in just 3 2/3 innings as the Royals dropped a 10-1 decision to the Twins on Friday in the series opener at Target Field. Read More »

Royals hoping ace Shields can deflect Twins

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Ace right-hander James Shields brings a 2.18 ERA on the road while wearing a Royals uniform into Saturday's middle game against Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco at Target Field. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: April 11

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Matt Fields recorded a single in the Triple-A Storm Chasers' 5-4 victory, and the first baseman has hit safely in all nine games this season. Read More »