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Yost offers thoughts on Finnegan in ‘pen

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There is a perception by some observers that keeping rookie left-hander Brandon Finnegan on the 25-man roster and in the Royals' bullpen would be "wasting" him because he was a first-round Draft pick chosen to be an eventual starter.

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Yost defends keeping Finnegan in bullpen

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There is a perception by some observers that keeping rookie left-hander Brandon Finnegan on the 25-man roster and in the Royals' bullpen would be "wasting" him because he was a first-round Draft pick chosen to be an eventual starter.

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Gore hopes to be running with Royals again in postseason

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If there's one guy you'd think can't wait for September and October to come around, it's Royals outfielder Terrance Gore. Gore was the Royals' secret weapon last season after September callups and in the postseason.

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Flynn surprised to be issued Shields’ old number

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Left-hander Brian Flynn didn't ask for uniform No. 33. "I was surprised when they gave it to me," Flynn said, adding that he knew right away that it was James Shields' old number.

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Yost trusts players to take care of themselves off the field

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News that White Sox left-hander Chris Sale -- likely the Opening Day starter against the Royals on April 6 if healthy -- suffered an avulsion fracture on the lateral side of his right foot naturally was of interest to Royals manager Ned Yost.

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Colon in good shape, hoping for long season in Majors

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A shortstop in college, Christian Colon might be best suited for second base, but he could see playing time at shortstop and third base for the Royals when the regular season begins.

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Young Mondesi shows promise at camp

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Everybody in camp knows who 19-year-old Raul Adalberto Mondesi is. The young shortstop has been working out at the Royals' Arizona facility on and off since he signed with the club for $2 million as an international free agent in 2011.

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Battle Royal: Relievers vying for roster spots

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There really is only one basic roster battle going on in Royals camp, and that's in the bullpen. There are two, possibly three, spots up for grabs behind Greg Holland, Wade Davis, Kelvin Herrera, Luke Hochevar, and Jason Frasor, depending on if the clu...

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Infante finally feeling healthy in Royals camp

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After two days of throwing and hitting, Royals second baseman Omar Infante says his right shoulder and elbow feel fine. Infante struggled with injuries most of last season, from a sore back to a sore elbow to a sore shoulder that likely affected his de...

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Royals staying hungry for World Series title

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How devoted are the Royals to getting back to the World Series? They won't even eat cheeseburgers. Manager Ned Yost brought up the example in response to yet another question about whether this year's club will enter the season simply satisfied it got ...

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Medlen confident in Royals’ rehab plan

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Kris Medlen does not know -- and he doesn't want to know -- when he will actually have his first bullpen session since his Tommy John surgery last year, but the Royals have his whole rehab schedule mapped out.

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