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Royals-Indians on Aug. 31 moved to evening

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If you were planning to be at Kauffman Stadium for an afternoon game on Sunday, Aug. 31, you'll have to adjust your schedule. The game against Cleveland, originally scheduled for 1:10 p.m. CT, has been changed to 7:07 p.m. to accommodate a telecast by ... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 14

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Whit Merrifield was 5-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and three runs. He has hit safely in eight straight games. Read More »

Hosmer one week away from swinging bat

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Royals manager Ned Yost said Thursday that while Eric Hosmer's fractured right hand was "healing nicely," he won't resume swinging a bat for another week. Read More »

Royals to distribute postseason tickets information

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With 42 games remaining and the Royals in first place in the American League Central, Kansas City will be distributing information via email to season-ticket holders regarding possible 2014 postseason tickets. Read More »

A’s lose replay challenge in seventh vs. Royals

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A's manager Bob Melvin unsuccessfully challenged a safe call on a pickoff attempt in the bottom of the seventh inning of Thursday's game in Kansas City. Read More »

Manfred to succeed Selig as next Commissioner

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Rob Manfred will be the next Commissioner of Major League Baseball and will succeed Bud Selig in January 2015. Manfred, currently MLB's chief operating officer, was elected unanimously on Thursday, the final day of the quarterly Owners Meetings. Read More »

Duffy leads Royals as Willingham returns to Minnesota

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Ricky Nolasco's first rehab outing went well enough that he'll be the Twins' starter on Friday night in the first of a four-game set against Danny Duffy and the Royals at Target Field. Read More »

Royals top A’s to win seventh straight series

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Jarrod Dyson made up for a sixth-inning gaffe by sparking the Royals' five-run seventh-inning rally that led to a 7-3 win Thursday at Kauffman Stadium to give Kansas City its seventh straight series win. Read More »

KC’s acquisitions bring veteran clubhouse presence

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The Royals' four acquisitions during this season all share a pair of characteristics that made them enticing for Kansas City: experience and compatibility. Read More »

Chen, Royals to raise cancer awareness, funds

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Pitcher Bruce Chen will lead the Royals' effort to raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities, the Major League Baseball Players Association announced. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 13

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Fourth-ranked Royals prospect Hunter Dozier Hunter hit a two-run homer for NW Arkansas. Read More »

Vargas’ shutout gives Royals’ bullpen a break

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The effect of Jason Vargas' 3-0 shutout of the A's on Wednesday night extended further than improving his team's record as manager Ned Yost got to rest his bullpen as well. Relievers Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland were merely observers. Read More »

Shields, Royals shoot for series win against A’s

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In a prime pitching matchup, James Shields and the Royals go for a series win over Jeff Samardzija and the A's on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Vargas blanks A’s as Royals hold Central lead

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Jason Vargas retired the final 23 batters in tossing his first Royals shutout, while Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a 3-0 win over the A's on Wednesday night. Read More »

Manaea fires his first shutout for Wilmington

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Left-hander Sean Manaea, the Royals' No. 3 prospect, according to MLB.com, threw a shutout on Wednesday in leading Class A Advanced Wilmington to a 4-0 victory over Frederick in Game 1 of a doubleheader in the Carolina League. Read More »