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Royals extend qualifying offer to Shields

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The Royals have extended a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer to pitcher James Shields for 2015. Shields has seven days to accept the offer, but it's expected that he'll test the free-agent market, searching for a lucrative multiyear contract tha...

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Yost has minor skin cancer surgery on nose

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Royals manager Ned Yost delayed his return home to Georgia to undergo a skin cancer procedure on his nose on Friday in Kansas City. Yost said the surgery was minor for basal cell carcinoma.

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Fresh off Series run, Royals face tough decisions

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What's the obvious need for the 2015 Royals, fresh from their first World Series experience in 29 years? Right off the bat, you'd have to say more bats. Productive bats. Maybe even some that could get Kansas City off the bottom of the American League h...

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Dozier heads KC’s prospect class in Fall League

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The Royals' dream season may have finished just short in the Fall Classic, but that doesn't mean there isn't still hope for the Kansas City fan base. Hunter Dozier, the No. 8 Draft pick in 2013, is among the top prospects working up the pipeline at the...

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Talent in KC on display during improbable year

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Honestly, not even fervent Royals believers might have forecast this: The team took the 110th World Series right down to the final out before turning loose of their finest and most improbable season in 29 years.

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Royals thank KC faithful at Kauffman Stadium

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Barely 12 hours had passed since the Royals' first postseason team since 1985 had absorbed a tough 3-2 loss to the Giants in World Series Game 7. But an estimated 15,000 fans piled into Kauffman Stadium on Thursday morning to say thanks to the Royals. ...

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Royals deal Hendriks back to Jays for Minors catcher

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Pitcher Liam Hendriks' stay with the Royals was brief, and now he's returned to where he started the season. Hendriks was traded back to Toronto in exchange for Minor League catcher Santiago Nessy, the Royals announced on Thursday.

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KC’s storybook season gets GIBBY attention

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A memorable season is over for the Royals, but now fans can vote for some of the best plays of Kansas City's fantastic year. Major League Baseball's A-listers will take home MLB.com's 2014 Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) trophies -- the ultimate h...

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