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Infante has no ligament damage in right elbow

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Royals second baseman Omar Infante's MRI revealed what the Royals already suspected about his ailing right elbow -- there is no ligament damage, and he shouldn't be out long term.

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Rios stays hot, Ventura shaky in spring debut

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An eight-run outburst in the fifth inning on a windy afternoon at Goodyear Ballpark helped power the Royals to a 11-9 Cactus League win over the rival Indians on Friday. The offensive outpouring overshadowed a shaky spring debut for Kansas City's Yorda...

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Infante to have right elbow checked out

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Royals second baseman Omar Infante will have an MRI on his troublesome right elbow Friday. Infante was scratched from the lineup -- he was going to be the designated hitter in Kansas City's game against Cleveland in Goodyear, Ariz.

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dMRI reveals ligament damage to Collins’ left elbow

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The MRI on Royals southpaw Tim Collins showed damage to his left elbow ligament, and he said he will have a second opinion within a week or so. Manager Ned Yost wouldn't speculate whether surgery would be necessary or when Collins might be able to pitc...

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Rogers: Royals roll on with Escobar in leadoff spot

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If it's not broken, don't fix it. The free-swinging Alcides Escobar doesn't fit the traditional definition of a leadoff man, but the Royals rolled to the World Series after an exasperated Ned Yost put him into the leadoff spot last September. He's stil...

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Royals haven’t yet determined Finnegan’s role

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There is a pretty healthy discussion going on within the Royals' organization these days about what to do with rookie left-hander Brandon Finnegan, who was drafted last year as a starter but has excelled out of the bullpen.

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Royals take power surge in opener in stride

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There is always an offensive distortion factor that all managers whose teams train in Arizona have to consider. That was true again in the Royals' Cactus League opener Wednesday as they banged out a 13-2 win over Texas, highlighted by back-to-back-to-b...

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Royals sending Collins to have MRI on left elbow

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Royals left-hander Tim Collins, who left Wednesday's 13-2 win over the Rangers after facing four hitters because of tightness in his elbow, will have an MRI on Thursday morning at a local hospital.

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