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Solid efforts from Duffy, Escobar, bullpen carry KC

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Danny Duffy let a gem get away from him on Monday, but the Royals were able to use a parade of relievers to shut down the Twins for a 6-1 series-opening win at Target Field. Read More »

Royals sign veteran hitter Ibanez to big league deal

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The Royals signed free agent outfielder/designated hitter Raul Ibanez to a Major League contract on Monday. In addition, they recalled infielder Christian Colon from Triple-A Omaha and designated infielder Pedro Ciriaco and outfielder Justin Maxwell fo... Read More »

Royals need late comeback in All-Star voting

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Though Kansas City has a number of worthy candidates, the latest ballot, released on Monday, revealed no position players listed in the top five (top 15 for outfielders). Voting ends on Thursday. Read More »

Royals trade lefty Joseph to Marlins for cash

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After two brief stints in the Majors, left-handed pitcher Donnie Joseph was sent to the Miami Marlins for cash. Read More »

Ibanez: Royals ‘my favorite opportunity’

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After being released by the Angels on June 21, Raul Ibanez had numerous suitors, but decided that Kansas City is the right place for him to play. Read More »

Adams named Texas League Player of the Week

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Outfielder Lane Adams was named the Player of the Week in the Texas League for the week ending June 29. Read More »

Third outfield spot very tight, catchers close in AL vote

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With fewer than four days remaining in the balloting, the closest All-Star races in the American League are at catcher, where Matt Wieters leads Derek Norris, and in the outfield, where only 12,000 votes separate Yoenis Cespedes and Melky Cabrera for t... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 29

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Futures Game selection Christian Binford, ranked No. 11 among the Royals' top prospects, pitched well in a 4-2 defeat for Class A Advanced Wilmington, holding Salem to two runs on five hits over six innings. Read More »

Cain leading by example atop Royals’ lineup

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Lorenzo Cain's move to the leadoff spot is paying off, with a .407 batting average and a .412 on-base percentage through eight games. Royals manager Ned Yost also has somebody with the ability to drive the ball at the top when the lineup turns over in ... Read More »

Royals bounce Halos with rubber-game walk-off

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Lorenzo Cain logged a four-hit day and his double keyed a big four-run fourth, but it was Omar Infante's single in the ninth that lifted the Royals to a 5-4 walk-off win over the Angels in Sunday's rubber game. Read More »

Duffy, Royals look for strong start to three-city road trip

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At 42-39 and in second place in the American League Central, the Royals have been one of the surprise teams of 2014, even temporarily overtaking the first-place Tigers earlier this month. Kansas City starts David Duffy against Minnesota's Yohan Pino on... Read More »

Royals’ challenges net overturned calls for DPs

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The Royals won challenges in the third and fifth innings that resulted in double plays in Sunday's series finale against the Angels. It was the first time that manager Ned Yost won two challenges in a game. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: June 28

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Lexington dropped to 1-1 in a home series as Augusta built a 10-0 lead by the sixth. Elier Hernandez doubled in the sixth, scoring Ramon Torres for the first Lexington run. Hernandez is ranked 10th among Royals prospects by MLB.com. Dex Kjerstad hit a ... Read More »

Royals’ challenge nets oveturned call for DP

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The Royals won a third-inning challenge in Sunday's series finale against the Angels and were awarded a double play as replay officials overturned second-base umpire Tim Timmons' call that third baseman Danny Valencia's throw pulled Omar Infante off th... Read More »

Ventura has rain to blame for shortened start

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Yordano Ventura had his start on Saturday interrupted by rain. The rookie right-hander only threw four innings in the Royals' 6-2 loss to the Angels, but it wasn't due to the quality of his pitching. Read More »