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Royals employ infield shuffle without Infante

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With veteran utility infielder Omar Infante sidelined by an elbow issue, the Royals are exploring options this spring for another player -- or players -- who could step into that role.

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Hochevar, Young set for first bullpen sessions

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Two potentially integral parts of the Royals' bullpen this season -- one new and one well-established -- are working their way back toward game action, with Luke Hochevar and Chris Young set to throw live bullpen sessions this week.

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Royals reload with veteran Volquez leading way

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Starter Edinson Volquez was drawn as a free agent to Kansas City by the Royals' talent-filled roster and October success. The outfield has no equal defensively, the infield is on the rise, and Salvador Perez is the game's premier young catcher.

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Hosmer shows power stroke before KC rallies past Halos

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A swarm of bees and an exchange of runs got the Cactus League game between the host Angels and the Royals off to an exciting start Sunday, and the Royals went on to claim a come-from-behind 6-4 victory at Tempe Diablo Stadium.

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Swarm weather delays Royals-Angels in Tempe

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A swarm of bees scattered Angels outfielders and sent Halos and Royals players off the field just before the first pitch of Sunday's Cactus League game at Tempe Diablo Stadium, causing a 10-minute delay.

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Young’s addition narrows available ‘pen openings

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The addition of right-hander Chris Young and general manager Dayton Moore's declaration that Young would indeed make the team in the bullpen will intensify the competition for what could be just one or two openings in the bullpen.

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Young recalls college hoops days vs. Kansas

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The newest Royal, 6-foot-10 right-hander Chris Young, talks about his days playing basketball for Princeton and being 'in awe' of Allen Fieldhouse.

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Colon to take over at second base for injured Infante

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As Royals second baseman Omar Infante continues to be slowed by a painful bone spur in his right elbow, rookie Christian Colon will step in and fill Infante's role at the position.

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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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