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Royals prospect Zimmer makes season debut

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Right-handed pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' first-round pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, made his season debut on Sunday by facing three batters for Class A Idaho Falls. Read More »

Guthrie weathers delays to nail down victory

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Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie had pitched through 3 1/3 innings when rain delayed Sunday's game against the Twins. Play was held up for 54 minutes, but he came back and finished seven innings to get credit for the Royals' 12-6 victory. Read More »

Vargas, Royals eyeing eighth straight series win

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Jason Vargas and the Royals will look to secure their eighth straight series win in Monday's finale against Trevor May and the Twins at Target Field. Read More »

Royals ride seven-run frame to extend Central lead

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Jeremy Guthrie weathered two rain delays and a seven-run second propelled the first-place Royals to a 12-6 win over the Twins on Sunday at Target Field. Read More »

Dyson gets call over Cain against lefty Milone

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Royals manager Ned Yost used left-handed-hitting Jarrod Dyson in center field instead of right-handed-hitting Lorenzo Cain on Sunday. Solid reason: Milone has actually been hit better by left-handed batters (.274) than righties (.263) in his career. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 16

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Top Royals prospect Raul Mondesi doubled, tripled, drove in a run and scored twice in Class A Wilmington's 6-5 win in 10 innings Saturday. Read More »

Umps give Yost reprieve after arguing balk call

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Royals manager Ned Yost scampered out onto the field, apparently curious about the balk call on Royals starter Yordano Ventura. But he quickly retreated without saying much or getting an explanation either in Saturday night's 4-1 loss. Read More »

Ventura, Royals foiled by Twins’ three-run frame

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Rookie Yordano Ventura fired six scoreless frames, but he was knocked from the game in a decisive three-run seventh as the Royals dropped a 4-1 decision to the Twins on Saturday night. Read More »

Holland says he’s ready when called for duty

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It wasn't hard to predict how the Royals' Greg Holland would react to manager Ned Yost's worries that he was wearing out his closer. "No, I feel good," Holland said before Saturday's game against the Twins. Read More »

Keiser, Oates top trainers in Royals’ pipeline

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Mark Keiser of Class A Lexington and Robbie Oates of Rookie Idaho Falls in the Kansas City organization have been named athletic trainers of the year in their respective leagues. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 15

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Northwest Arkansas built a 6-0 lead and withstood a late San Antonio rally in a series-opening win. Mitch Maier hit a two-run homer in the fifth, extending the lead to 5-0. Hunter Dozier delivered two hits, two RBIs and a run. Read More »

Willingham makes big return to Target Field

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Josh Willingham admitted it was strange heading to the visitor's clubhouse on Friday at Target Field, but the former Twins slugger is excited to be in a playoff race with the Royals. Read More »

Yost trying to keep Holland fresh down stretch

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Closer Greg Holland had rough going in finishing out Friday night's 6-5 victory over the Twins and Royals manager Ned Yost is concerned. Yost knows that he has to keep Holland as fresh as possible as the Royals vie for their first postseason berth sinc... Read More »

Willingham’s double helps KC stretch Central lead

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Josh Willingham's bases-clearing double sparked a pivotal five-run fourth that helped the first-place Royals earn a 6-5 win over the Twins in the series opener on Friday night. Read More »

Ventura looking to help Royals in playoff quest

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Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura and the first-place Royals eye their fourth straight win as they take on Phil Hughes and the Twins on Saturday at Target Field. Read More »