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Royals looking forward to showdown with Tigers

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It's only April, but still, the Royals know that the four-game series starting Thursday against the Tigers at Kauffman Stadium will have a bit more significance than your ordinary series.

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Duffy takes mound in opener against division-rival Tigers

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The Tigers open a four-game series at Kansas City on Thursday night with first place in the American League Central up for grabs. Both teams have a bit of a score to settle from 2014 as well, as the Tigers won 13 of 19 games against the Royals last yea...

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Royals’ dedication to putting ball in play pays

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No team makes pitchers work harder than the Royals. With a relentless commitment to contact hitting, the Royals take advantage of their team speed by refusing to give away at-bats. They're off to a 14-6 start in part because they've been the toughest g...

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Yost could have familiar faces in AL dugout

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All nine players from the Royals' Opening Day lineup are on this year's All-Star ballot. The Royals had three players on last year's American League All-Star team -- outfielder Alex Gordon, catcher Salvador Perez and closer Greg Holland.

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Statcast: Gordon’s homer among year’s longest

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Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer hadn't allowed a home run all season, until Alex Gordon made contact with an 89-mph fastball on the third pitch of a second-inning at-bat and made it count.

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Royals pick up Finnegan after bumpy season debut

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It was the sixth inning and the Royals were clinging to a tiny lead, and up stepped Brandon Moss for the opponent. Bam. Three-run homer by Moss, off a rookie Royals pitcher. This time, it was Brandon Finnegan.

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Ventura, Salazar to duel as Royals, Tribe wrap up set

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Right-hander Yordano Ventura (2-1, 4.09 ERA) will take the hill for the Royals opposite Indians right-hander Danny Salazar (2-0, 2.08 ERA) in the series finale between the American League Central foes on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

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Royals come alive with six-run seventh to rout Tribe

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Capped off by a three-run home run from Kendrys Morales, the Royals struck for six runs in the seventh inning against a trio of Tribe relievers on Tuesday night. The outburst helped Kansas City to an 11-5 victory and a series win over Cleveland at Prog...

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Moore dedicated to furthering youth baseball initiatives

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When Royals general manager Dayton Moore arrived here in 2006, his goal was not just to resurrect a struggling franchise. He also wanted to revive a connection between the Royals and youth baseball in the community. After nine years of committing the f...

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Royals Minor League report: April 27

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The Naturals opened with a home win over Springfield. Glenn Sparkman worked six innings, scattering two runs (one earned), seven hits and a walk with six strikeouts.

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Refined plate approach paying dividends for Moose

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The new Mike Moustakas is a hitter Royals fans, coaches and teammates are having fun watching. This Moustakas is the one driving the ball to all fields, especially left and left-center, parts of the ballpark he barely knew as a hitter before this season.

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