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Vargas resumes throwing without any issues

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Manager Ned Yost got some good news on Friday afternoon: left-hander Jason Vargas has resumed throwing. Yost said Vargas, who is recovering from an appendectomy, threw from as far as 90 feet and also from the usual 60 feet, 6 inches with no apparent pr... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 17

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Whit Merrifield added two hits on Thursday for the Storm Chasers, extending his hitting streak to 14 games (.393, 33-for-84). Glenn Sparkman of Wilmington maintained his league leading 1.43 ERA in a win over Potomac Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 15

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Royals No. 3 prospect Jorge Bonifacio recorded two hits and a run but Northwest Arkansas fell, 8-4, when Tulsa plated six in the ninth on Tuesday. Read More »

Ex-Royals equipment manager Zych dies in car accident

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Al Zych, longtime equipment manager of the Kansas City Royals, died on Monday as a result of a two-vehicle accident near the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Read More »

Royals to make a run at a playoff berth in second half

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The Royals are in better shape this year compared to a season ago, as they entered the All-Star break two games over the .500 mark and 6 1/2 games behind the Tigers in the American League Central. If that sounds too daunting, consider that they're just... Read More »

Royals beef up bullpen by acquiring Frasor

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The Royals made a move to strengthen their bullpen on Wednesday, acquiring right-hander Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers. Read More »

Royals get Frasor from Rangers for Minors arm Patton

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The Royals on Wednesday acquired veteran right-handed reliever Jason Frasor from the Rangers for Minor League reliever Spencer Patton. Read More »

AL-Americans: Jeter, Trout spark victory

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Mike Trout delivered the go-ahead hit and the game's first run, winning the All-Star MVP Award, but it was Derek Jeter who stole the show in his final Midsummer Classic. Jeter went 2-for-2 with a run scored to set the tone for the AL, which won home-fi... Read More »

Salvy, Holland contribute to All-Star Game win

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Salvador Perez caught four innings in his first All-Star start, while closer Greg Holland fired a perfect seventh inning to help preserve the American League's 5-3 win on Tuesday night at Target Field. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 14

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The Storm Chasers enjoyed day one of the PCL All-Star Break. Catcher Francisco Pena, outfielder Paulo Orlando and reliever Spencer Patton will participate in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday night at Durham. The game will be broadcast on MLB Net... Read More »

Right on Target: Stars align at Twins’ home park

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It's regarded as one of baseball's best parks, and Target Field will be on full display Tuesday night when the game's best players take the field for the 85th annual All-Star Game. "It's a big moment," said Twins manager Ron Gardenhire. "It's a big thi... Read More »

After idolizing Molina, Perez paving own All-Star path

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When Salvador Perez is asked which catchers he looked up to as a kid, he doesn't hesitate before answering, and he only needs to name one. "Molina, Yadier Molina," Perez says. "I watched a lot of video. I wanted to be like him because he's the best in ... Read More »

Trio believes return to ASG shows KC’s progress

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After 10 seasons of sending only one representative to the All-Star Game, the Royals have now sent a three-man contingent to the Midsummer Classic for the second straight year. Read More »

Injured Gordon happy to soak in All-Star week

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When he sustained a right wrist sprain that would sideline him during the All-Star Game, Alex Gordon could've chosen to take a four-day break and skip the trip to Minnesota, as some injured players do. Gordon didn't even think about it. Read More »

Jeter leading off for power-packed AL lineup

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The American League's high-powered starting lineup for Tuesday's All-Star Game is set, and fans won't have to wait long to see Derek Jeter step into the box. Read More »