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Southpaw Lamb keeps rolling at Triple-A

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John Lamb's reclamation project continued Wednesday night, as the Royals farmhand impressed again at Triple-A Omaha. Lamb, Kansas City's fifth-round pick in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, threw seven shutout innings, lowering his ERA to 3.56 this se... Read More »

Yost surprised by blockbuster trades around MLB

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Royals manager Ned Yost woke up Thursday morning and reacted to the Boston-Oakland trade similarly to how anyone else plugged into the baseball world would. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 30

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The Blue Rocks evened a road set at a game apiece. Jack Lopez delivered a three-run double in the second. Starling added a solo homer in the seventh. Starling, ranked 13th among Royals prospects by MLB.com, is batting .350 (14-for-40), with three home ... Read More »

Royals’ bats come alive in sixth to even series

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After two losses, the Royals came to life with a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Ventura looks to sew up series vs. Minnesota

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Kevin Correia and Yordano Ventura, who have both struggled of late, will face off in the series finale between the Twins and Royals. Read More »

Ventura looks to sew up series vs. Minnesota

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Kevin Correia and Yordano Ventura, who have both struggled of late, will face off in the series finale between the Twins and Royals. Read More »

Ventura looks to sew up series vs. Minnesota

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Kevin Correia and Yordano Ventura, who have both struggled of late, will face off in the series finale between the Twins and Royals. Read More »

Perez shows off pickoff move vs. Twins

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Catcher Salvador Perez caught the Twins' Eduardo Nunez venturing too far off first base in the third inning, notching his fourth pickoff this season. His 13 career pickoffs rank first in team history and sixth among active catchers. Read More »

Saunders released after four Triple-A starts

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Joe Saunders, who pitched for four different MLB teams, was released by Kansas City Tuesday after just four starts at Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Twins can’t capitalize on overturned call

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After a challenge on a play at first by Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, Eduardo Nunez was ruled safe at first, but was promptly picked off at first base by Royals catcher Salvador Perez. Read More »

Hosmer says hand is almost fully healed

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Eric Hosmer's bruised right hand originally occurred in a July 20 loss to the Red Sox. Hosmer, who returned to the lineup Tuesday, said he's close to 100 percent healed. Read More »

Royals seeking improvement in one-run games

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The Royals fell to 12-21 in one-run games with a 2-1 loss Tuesday to the Twins. The struggles in one-run games come a year after Kansas City led the American League with 31 one-run victories. Its 21 one-run losses this season lead the AL. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 30

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The Naturals evened a road set at a game apiece. Arkansas native Ferguson held the Travelers to a run, three hits and three walks with six strikeouts over six innings. Orlando Calixte put the Naturals on top with a two-run single in the third. He added... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 29

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The Naturals evened a road set at a game apiece. Arkansas native Ferguson held the Travelers to a run, three hits and three walks with six strikeouts over six innings. Orlando Calixte put the Naturals on top with a two-run single in the third. He added... Read More »

Rally falls short as Twins keep Royals’ number

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Last year the Royals absolutely loved playing the Minnesota Twins and why not? They were 15-4 against them. Times have changed. Right-hander Kyle Gibson and the Twins dealt the Royals a sixth loss in their 10 meetings this season, 2-1, on Tuesday night... Read More »