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Top prospects face off in Arizona Fall League title game

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You'll always remember where you first saw them. The Arizona Fall League has served as an incubation field for some of the best young players in the Major Leagues, and the next generation of prospects will have a chance to introduce themselves to a nat... Read More »

Guthrie seeks MLB’s first win in Japan All-Star Series

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Jeremy Guthrie's experience in Japan has thus far revolved around off-field activities, but today, the Royals righty will finally have a chance to take the mound, opposite Samurai Japan right-hander Takahiro Norimoto at the Tokyo Dome in Game 3. Read More »

Japan trip hits home with Royals’ Guthrie

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Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, whose mother Clarice is Japanese-American, has been trying to immerse himself in Japanese culture during MLB's trek to the Far East for the Japan All-Star Series. Read More »

Gordon selected to flip switch on KC’s Plaza lights

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The World Series celebration continues and this time it'll light up Kansas City's famous Country Club Plaza with the traditional holiday lights.Kansas City Power & Light has selected Royals left fielder Alex Gordon to flip the switch that will turn... Read More »

Royals’ Crow joins Mission to feed hungry in KC

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Aaron Crow, a Kansas City reliever for the last four years, pitched in with a crew from the Royals' work force to serve a Thanksgiving meal to folks in need at the City Union Mission of Kansas City. Crow's group waited on 225 diners at the Men's Center... Read More »

Perez’s love of baseball takes no breaks

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As if 162 games behind the plate weren't enough in 2014 between the regular season, All-Star Game and postseason, Salvador Perez never had any doubts about representing Major League Baseball in the Japan All-Star Series against the host country's natio... Read More »

MLB and MLBPA finalize list of Super Two qualifiers

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Only the top 22 percent of players between two and three years of service time qualify for arbitration, provided they had at least 86 days of service time this season. This year's list is headlined by Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, Royals reliever Kelvin He... Read More »

Royals’ Gordon named Hutch Award winner

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Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was selected as the 50th winner of the Hutch Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The award and the center are named for the former Major League pitcher and manager who died of cancer at age 45 i... Read More »

KC inks Roberts, Paterson to Minor League deals

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The Royals have signed infielder Ryan Roberts and left-handed reliever Joe Paterson to Minor League contracts with an invitation to Major League Spring Training. Read More »

Escobar shuns rest to play in Japan Series

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After 162 regular season games with the Royals and 15 more in the postseason, Alcides Escobar still wanted to play more baseball. So instead of resting in November, the Venezuelan native opted to take part in the Japan All-Star series. Read More »

Yost third in AL Manager of the Year balloting

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Kansas City's Ned Yost, who steered the club into the postseason for the first time since 1985, finished third in voting for the 2014 BBWAA American League Manager of the Year Award. Read More »

Nats’ Williams, Orioles’ Showalter win Manager of Year Awards

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The Nationals' Matt Williams and the Orioles' Buck Showalter were announced as the 2014 Manager of the Year Award winners, as chosen by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Read More »

Royals keeping close eye on Shields

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General manager Dayton Moore said it will be tough for the Royals to match offers from big-revenue franchises, but he refuses to concede that he'll lose No. 1 starter James Shields. Read More »

MLB takes nail-biter in Japan Series preview

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A star-studded squad of Major Leaguers got a taste of what lies ahead in the Japan All-Star Series on Tuesday, as a feisty team of players from the Hanshin Tigers and Yomiuri Giants nearly erased a seven-run deficit before MLB closed out an 8-7 exhibit... Read More »

Royals’ Moore a close second for Sporting News honor

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The Royals swept Baltimore to win the American League Championship Series, but general manager Dayton Moore couldn't quite beat out the Orioles' Dan Duquette as the Sporting News' Major League Baseball Executive of the Year. Read More »