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Royals’ bats stay silent in rematch with Astros

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Auditioning for the starting nod in the All-Star Game in front of American League manager Ned Yost, ace Dallas Keuchel fired eight shutout innings and got just enough run support from George Springer's two-run homer off the foul pole in the third innin...

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Volquez aims for continued success vs. Astros

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Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez will square off against Astros righty Vincent Velasquez on Wednesday when the three-game series wraps up at Minute Maid Park.

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Manaea among 10 top prospect performers Monday

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Sean Manaea is back on track. The Royals' No. 2 prospect made his return to Class A Advanced Wilmington on Monday, a full 10 months after he pitched his most recent game for the Blue Rocks.

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Manaea among top 10 prospect performers Monday

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Sean Manaea is back on track. The Royals' No. 2 prospect made his return to Class A Advanced Wilmington on Monday, a full 10 months after he pitched his most recent game for the Blue Rocks.

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Lack of command stings Blanton in loss

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Joe Blanton struggled with command early and often, walking four and allowing five runs in just 2 2/3 innings in the 6-1 loss to Houston on Monday night.

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Duffy looks to get Royals back on track vs. Astros

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The series between the two winningest teams in the American League resumes on Tuesday night at 7:10 p.m. CT, as the Astros and Royals meet for the second game of a three-game set at Minute Maid Park.

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Blanton, offense stumble in loss to Astros

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Jose Altuve kickstarted the Astros' three-run third inning with his seventh home run, matching a career high, while Lance McCullers allowed just one run over seven innings as the Astros topped the Royals, 6-1, on Monday.

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Five Royals lead the way on latest ASG ballot

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Five Royals -- catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar, second baseman Omar Infante, and outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon -- remain the top vote-getters on the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot at their positions for the 2015 All...

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Escobar a late scratch due to split nail bed

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A rash of finger issues caught up to the Royals for Monday night's game in Houston. In addition to Eric Hosmer likely missing the series, shortstop Alcides Escobar was a late scratch from the lineup due to a split nail bed on his right index finger.

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Hosmer out for Astros series with finger injury

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First baseman Eric Hosmer was not in Monday's lineup against the Astros due to a mild sprain on his left ring finger, and he's unlikely to play during the three-game set in Houston.

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Moore’s roster work bearing fruit for Royals

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore is a detail-oriented guy. Oh, he can see the big picture. But he also knows that the little things can make a big difference for a team that came within one victory of a world championship last October.

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