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Royals great Montgomery returns to TV booth

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Royals television broadcaster Jeff Montgomery was back in the booth on Monday night, making a quick recovery from hip surgery. Read More »

Hosmer makes progress by seeing pitches

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Eric Hosmer stood in the batter's box on Monday afternoon and took some pitches. Literally took some pitches, because he's not permitted to swing at them. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 24

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Omaha lost Game 1 at Reno on a walk-off sacrifice fly. The Storm Chasers built a 3-0 lead in the first, with Francisco Pena hitting his 27th home run. Pena is third in the league in homers and one behind teammate Carlos Peguero. Johnny Giavotella doubl... Read More »

Shields set to face Jeter, Yanks in makeup game

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Derek Jeter's farewell tour will head to Kansas City for "one night only" when the Yankees play a makeup game Monday against the first-place Royals. The pit stop will finish a four-game series that was rained out in early June and feature James Shields... Read More »

Royals stymied by Texas as Central lead drops to 2

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So the Texas Rangers were short of pitching and had to use a spot starter on Sunday and, wouldn't you know, the Kansas City bats were stilled. Scott Baker and his bullpen buddies contrived to cool off the Royals, 3-1, on a sun-drenched, 96-degree after... Read More »

Royals win challenge on inning-ending DP

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The Royals pulled off an inning-ending double play in the seventh inning on Sunday by prevailing in an instant-replay challenge. Read More »

Royals to pay tribute to Jeter on Monday night

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The Royals, because of a rainout, will hold a delayed tribute to Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for his distinguished playing career which ends this season. Read More »

Holland not dwelling on back-to-back 40-save seasons

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Although Greg Holland is the first Kansas City closer to record back-to-back 40-save seasons since Dan Quisenberry in 1983-84, he's not dwelling on the distinction. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 23

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Royals 2014 first-round pick and sixth-ranked Royals prospect Brandon Finnegan posted a 1-2-3 sixth against NW Arkansas. Mark Threlkeld hit a two-run homer, his second in three days. Read More »

Yost’s trust in Crow pays off

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Royals manager Ned Yost went stalking to the mound in the ninth inning on Saturday night with every intention of replacing Aaron Crow with closer Greg Holland. Then Yost looked in Crow's eyes and saw a deeply determined, dark stare. Read More »

Vargas, Royals look to finish off crucial road trip vs. Texas

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With 24 wins in their last 30 games, and a three-game cushion in the American League Central, the Royals seemingly have all they could ask for at the moment. A sweep of the Rangers on Sunday would be the icing on the cake. Jason Vargas takes the mound ... Read More »

Guthrie tosses gem as Royals add to lead in AL Central

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Road trip. Sounds like fun. And, on this particular occasion, that's what it has been for the Royals who continued their journey with a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. That gave the Kansas City tourists a 6-2 record on their trip ... Read More »

Rangers, Royals each lose replay challenge

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Rangers manager Ron Washington lost his fourth straight challenge during the seventh inning of Saturday's game against the Royals. Read More »

No panic: Perez gets night off because of heat

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Stop, don't touch that panic button. Yes, Salvador Perez was not in the Royals' starting lineup on Saturday night against Texas. No, there was nothing wrong with him. Just a day off from the relentless Texas heat. Read More »

Herrera enjoying being on roll

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Right-hander Kelvin Herrera has been on quite a roll. After a rescue job in Friday night's 6-3 Royals win over the Rangers, Herrera had pitched 21 straight scoreless innings, dating back to June 27. Much to his surprise. Read More »