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Negro Leagues Museum fondly remembers Mr. Cub

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Ernie Banks arrived in Chicago by way of the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League, where he played under manager John "Buck" O'Neil, one of the eventual founders of the Negro Leagues Museum. Banks frequently checked in on the museum and was one of ...

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Moore: ‘Doubtful’ that KC will re-sign Shields

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore says the idea of re-signing free-agent starting pitcher James Shields has crossed his mind, but "at this point in time, it's doubtful."

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2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 left-handed pitchers

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Though none of the left-handers who ranked on this list before last season began have graduated to the big leagues, there are still several new faces on this year's Top 10. Julio Urias, Henry Owens and Andrew Heaney are the holdovers, albeit with their...

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Kenny Lofton’s favorite player: Lorenzo Cain

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Kenny Lofton roamed center field for 17 seasons, using his dynamic speed to track down fly balls. As a standout defender, Lofton is partial to those who share similar abilities. At the top of his list is Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain, Lofton's fav...

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Can Royals’ bullpen be even better in 2015?

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Can the Royals' bullpen be as good as they were in 2014? Or, and this could be viewed as some sort of baseball blasphemy to even suggest, but here goes anyway ... can they be even better in 2015?

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Relationships more important to Yost than extension

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While Ned Yost was given some financial security with his recent contract extension, what matters most to the Royals skipper is the strong bond he has built with GM Dayton Moore and owner David Glass.

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Royals come to terms with Coleman, Collins

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The Royals agreed to one-year contracts with right-hander Louis Coleman and left-hander Tim Collins on Friday to avoid arbitration. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

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Royals to host annual ‘School Day at the K’

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The Royals will host their 17th annual "School Day at the K" on May 7 before the team's 1:10 p.m. CT game against the Indians. The club expects to have about 20,000 students and educators at the ballpark.

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Yost earned Royals’ faith by believing in team

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Early last season, the Royals were slumping at the plate and the critics were calling for the dismissal of manager Ned Yost. But Yost never wavered in displaying confidence and patience in his club, which turned things around to break a 29-year postsea...

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Pipeline Perspectives: Manaea has stuff to be K king

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Royals left-hander Sean Manaea led the Class A Advanced Carolina League with 146 strikeouts and placed eighth in the Minors with 10.8 whiffs per nine innings in 2014, his first season as a pro, and Jim Callis thinks he's the pick for the Minor League s...

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Cain, Davis, Ventura receive Royals’ team awards

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Outfielder Lorenzo Cain, reliever Wade Davis and starter Yordano Ventura have been honored with the Royals' team awards as voted on by the Kansas City chapter of the BBWAA.

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