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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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Cuthbert adjusting to playing second base

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Cheslor Cuthbert, a Nicaraguan who was signed in 2009 as a 16-year-old, continues to climb his way through the Royals' system as a converted second baseman.

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Cuthbert adjusting to playing second base

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Cheslor Cuthbert, a Nicaraguan who was signed in 2009 as a 16-year-old, continues to climb his way through the Royals' system as a converted second baseman.

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Moose vows to bunt more to beat defensive shift

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This spring, Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas vows he'll devote much of his time to designing a plan to beat the defensive shift, and that includes bunting on occasion.

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Morales gets jump on spring in Royals camp

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Designated hitter Kendrys Morales, whom the Royals signed in the offseason to replace Billy Butler, arrived in camp on Tuesday, eager to get his timing down.

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