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Volquez, Hahn open long-awaited Royals-A’s rematch

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The long-awaited rematch between the Royals and A's begins Friday at Oakland with right-hander Edinson Volquez (7-4, 3.33 ERA) pitching for the Royals against right-hander Jesse Hahn (5-5, 3.40 ERA).

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Facing new rival in A’s, Royals focused on field

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It was more than two months ago, but the A's-Royals series at Kauffman Stadium from April 17-19 -- the first meeting between the clubs since the Royals rallied for a victory in last season's American League Wild Card Game -- was easily the most volatil...

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Futures teams loaded with Top 100 Prospects

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A quick look at last year's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game rosters should provide enough motivation to tune in to the prospect-laden game on All-Star Sunday, July 12, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.

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Royals Minor League report: June 24

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The Omaha Storm Chasers' matinee in Des Moines on Wednesday was postponed due to rain. Two games are scheduled for Thursday, beginning at 5:05 p.m. CT.

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Moose, Royals bust loose in 4th, drop Seattle

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Mike Moustakas drilled a two-run homer as part of a seven-run fourth inning and left-hander Danny Duffy delivered 4 2/3 effective innings in his first start back from injury as the Royals handled the Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday night at Safeco Field.

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Madson gets milestone in comeback with win

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The long road back to the big leagues reached another milestone for Royals reliever Ryan Madson: He got his first win since Sept. 7, 2011, as the Royals beat the Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday.

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Guthrie struggles, bats go silent vs. Mariners

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Mariners rookie left-hander Mike Montgomery, a former Royals prospect, survived a shaky start, then overmatched the Royals with a four-hit, complete-game shutout as the Mariners rolled to a 7-0 victory on Tuesday at Safeco Field.

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Montgomery adds to Royals’ pain vs. lefties

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The Royals continued their struggle against left-handed starters this season during a 7-0 loss to left-hander Mike Montgomery and the Mariners on Tuesday.

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Elias, Duffy to duel in rubber match vs. Royals

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Danny Duffy starts for Kansas City after missing more than two months with shoulder soreness followed by left biceps tendinitis as the Royals face the Mariners in the final game of a three-game series Wednesday at Safeco Field at 7:10 p.m. PT.

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Finnegan endures roller-coaster season

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This is not exactly the encore to his fabulous first season that rookie left-hander Brandon Finnegan envisioned. Finnegan stormed on the Royals' scene in September, just a few months after being the club's first-round pick. In seven September games, Fi...

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Escobar sparks pesky attack vs. King Felix

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Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar doesn't think there's any point in having an exact plan against someone as gifted as Seattle's Felix Hernandez.

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