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Royals Minor League report: Aug. 28

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The Omaha Storm Chasers gained a half-game on idle Oklahoma City in the division race and are 1 1/2 games behind with four to play. Aaron Brooks posted seven shutout innings, limiting the Sky Sox to two hits and a walk while striking out seven. Read More »

Vargas opens key series for Royals against rival Indians

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The Indians travel to Kauffman Stadium on Friday for the start of a key three-game series against the first-place Royals. Cleveland's Danny Salazar and Kansas City's Jason Vargas will be on the hill. Read More »

Royals’ division lead dips with extra-inning loss

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Alex Gordon belted a game-tying homer in the seventh, but Bruce Chen was tagged for six runs in the 10th inning as the Royals dropped an 11-5 decision to the Twins on Thursday night. Read More »

Hosmer getting closer to a rehab assignment

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Eric Hosmer is making such good progress that the Royals might get him on a Minor League injury rehabilitation assignment this weekend. The first baseman took live batting practice during Thursday's pregame workout with no apparent difficulty. Read More »

Yost forecasts KC’s postseason pitching plan

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No surprise that Royals manager Ned Yost is already being asked his postseason pitching plans. He took a stab at it on Thursday. Yost made the calculations during a radio appearance. Read More »

Royals’ prospects earn Minor League honors

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Postseason awards keep rolling in for Royals' Minor Leaguers. Center fielder Lane Adams and right-handed pitcher Andy Ferguson of Double-A Northwest Arkansas were named to the Texas League All-Stars. Read More »

Royals claim Nix off waivers, activate Downs off DL

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The Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix on outright waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 27

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Wilmington dropped game one vs. Potomac, with all of the scoring in the fifth. Miguel Almonte held the Nats to a hit and a walk while striking out seven over four innings. Read More »

Hendriks hits right spot in solid Royals debut

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Right-hander Liam Hendriks allowed four hits, no walks, one run and recorded five strikeouts in seven innings of a spot start for the Royals in Wednesday night's 6-1 win over the Twins. Read More »

Guthrie looking to help secure sweep of Twins

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Jeremy Guthrie and the first-place Royals will bid for a series sweep against Tommy Milone and the Twins on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals’ six-run 8th stretches AL Central lead

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Liam Hendriks was solid for seven innings in a spot start, but Nori Aoki delivered the go-ahead RBI single in a six-run eighth that lifted the Royals to a 6-1 win over the Twins on Wednesday night. Read More »

Yost says he wasn’t being critical of KC fans

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Royals manager Ned Yost emphasized that he wasn't being critical of fans in his remarks after Tuesday night's dramatic walk-off victory over the Twins. The game had an attendance of 13,847 and Yost took note of that afterward. Read More »

Anonymous batboy calls KC’s walk-off finish

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Royals assistant trainer Kyle Turner had ruminated about a "bloop and a blast" before Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon did just that to beat the Twins, 2-1, on Tuesday night. It also turns out that one of the Royals' batboys forecast the walk-off ending... Read More »

Royals option Crow; move likely temporary

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The Royals optioned right-handed reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to make roster space for Wednesday night's starting pitcher, Liam Hendriks. The move was one of convenience, with Crow sent down because he has a Minor League option re... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 26

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Wilmington dropped game one vs. Potomac, with all of the scoring in the fifth. Miguel Almonte held the Nats to a hit and a walk while striking out seven over four innings. Read More »