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Royals activate Holland, send Pino to Omaha

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Royals closer Greg Holland was activated off the disabled list following Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Indians. To make room on the roster, reliever Yohan Pino was optioned to Triple-A Omaha.

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Hosmer in charge with opposite-field power

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The type of opposite-field power that Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer can show is extremely rare in the game. How rare? In a span of one week, Hosmer has gone the opposite way off Cleveland's Danny Salazar twice -- both measuring 417 feet.

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Herrera allows first HR since ’13 to end streak

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Royals manager Ned Yost certainly was impressed with reliever Kelvin Herrera's amazing homerless streak that reached 105 1/3 innings before Lonnie Chisenhall homered to lead off the eighth in Tuesday's 5-3 victory.

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Hosmer’s four RBIs push Royals past Indians

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Eric Hosmer belted a go-ahead three-run homer and finished with four RBIs, while Jason Vargas fired six quality innings to lead the Royals to a 5-3 win over the Indians on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Cleveland starter Danny Salazar had nine stri...

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Duffy aims to stay unbeaten in clash with Tribe

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy aims to remain unbeaten when he faces right-hander Carlos Carrasco and the Indians on Wednesday in the middle game at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals to don ‘Los Reales’ uniforms vs. Astros

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The Royals will wear a specialized uniform with "Los Reales" on the front for their game on July 25 against the Houston Astros. Catcher Salvador Perez modeled the new uniform on Tuesday before the series opener against the Indians.

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Holland slated to be activated on Wednesday

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Royals closer Greg Holland will be activated off the disabled list on Wednesday, manager Ned Yost said before Tuesday's series opener against the Indians at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals Minor League report: May 4

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All nine starters had at least one hit as Omaha won the opener of an eight-game homestand. Whit Merrifield's single in the first moved his hitting streak to 18 games, which is the longest this year in professional baseball.

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Strong start, fan turnout go together for Royals

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Royals owner David Glass is extremely pleased with the team's 16-9 start, as well as the support from Kansas City fans. The Royals are averaging 30,965 fans per game. They are on pace to top 2.5 million fans for the season, which would break the club r...

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Royals Minor League report: May 5

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John Lamb pitched six strong innings, leading Omaha to a second straight win vs. Round Rock. The lefty kept the Express scoreless after a solo homer in the first, scattering five hits and three walks with three strikeouts.

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Royals do their best work with two outs

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The Royals truly believe they are never out of a game. That can explain why Kansas City leads the Major Leagues in two-out hits with 90 and are tied for first with two-out RBIs with Boston with 55.

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Royals Minor League report: May 3

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Omaha and Colorado Springs played to a 4-2 final for a second straight day, with the Storm Chasers coming out on top. Aaron Brooks had his best start of the year, fanning eight with no walks while allowing just one run over seven innings.

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Guthrie pleased with command, not results

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Royals righty Jeremy Guthrie gave up a season-high six runs and saw his ERA balloon to 6.52 in a 6-4 loss to the Tigers on Sunday. But manager Ned Yost says he will continue to have a long leash with his veteran starter.

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