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Gordon honors Nebraska with homer, fight song

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It was Husker Night at Kauffman Stadium and naturally Alex Gordon, a proud Nebraska alum, celebrated the occasion with a fifth-inning home run that got the Royals started toward a 5-0 victory over the Giants. Gordon gamely tried to lead his fellow alum... Read More »

Duffy looks to keep Royals rolling in series finale

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Danny Duffy is caught up in the Royals' growing push to reach the postseason for the first time since 1985. They'll shoot for a sweep of the Giants and a seven-game winning streak Sunday, when they'll face Tim Lincecum, who's compiled a 2.13 ERA in fou... Read More »

Royals win sixth straight as Shields tosses gem

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James Shields pitched the Royals to a 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night, giving up just four hits in his first complete game and shutout of the season. The Royals' sixth straight victory pulled them to within 1 1/2 games of fi... Read More »

Frasor dazzled by talent in Royals’ bullpen

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Right-hander Jason Frasor has been a member of the Royals' bullpen only since the All-Star break but, oh my, has he been impressed. Read More »

Royals rolling since holding team meeting

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A players-only team meeting the Royals held after a loss at Chicago seems to have helped turn losers into winners. At the time of that conclave, the Royals had lost seven out of eight games. After that, they rolled off 13 wins in 16 games plus a five-g... Read More »

Affeldt has fond memories of breaking in with Royals

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Eight seasons -- spent on three different teams -- have passed since Jeremy Affeldt was a Royal, but the Giants' three game-series in Kansas City marks Affeldt's first trip back to Kauffman Stadium in a different uniform. Read More »

Royals’ Senior RBI team tops Astros’ affiliate

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KCK RBI of Kansas City, Kan., came from behind to beat the Houston Astros' RBI team, 15-11, on Friday night at Colleyville, Texas, in the first round, Senior Division, of the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 8

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Zane Evans hit a three-run homer in the first, helping Wilmington cruise to a series-opening win at Frederick. Top-ranked Royals prospect Raul Adalberto Mondesi added three RBIs, including a two-run shot in the ninth. Read More »

Holland doesn’t dwell on 100th career save

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On Friday night, just over three years after he tallied his first save, Royals closer Greg Holland recorded the 100th save of his career as he sealed a 4-2 win over the Giants. Read More »

Shields aiming to stay hot against Giants

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James Shields, who has posted a 1.99 ERA over his last six starts, takes the mound Saturday for the Royals, opposed by the Giants' Tim Hudson. Read More »

Royals win fifth straight behind Butler’s bat

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Billy Butler blasted a monster two-run homer and had three RBIs to lead the Royals to a 4-2 Interleague decision over the San Francisco Giants on an enjoyable 75-degree Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Aoki gets two assists in third thanks to replay

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A successful challenge by the Royals hindered a Giants rally and helped right fielder Nori Aoki get two assists in one inning Friday night. Read More »

Gordon gets Heart and Hustle Award from McRae

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Alex Gordon received the Royals' Heart and Hustle Award prior to Friday night's game, presented by former Royals outfielder Brian McRae and given by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. Read More »

Surging Royals focused on division title

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Coming off a 5-1 road trip and 12 victories in 15 games not only brought the Royals closer to the top of the American League Central but had them feeling more determined to break the 28-year postseason lapse. Read More »

Bullpen enjoys night off thanks to Guthrie

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Before Jeremy Guthrie finished the Royals' first complete game of the season Thursday night at Phoenix, Greg Holland was limbering up in the bullpen. Not too seriously, though, with the D-backs down 6-2. Read More »