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Vargas set to return from DL to take on A’s in Oakland

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The A's get their first look at their new ace Saturday afternoon, as left-hander Jon Lester takes the mound against the surging Royals at O.co Coliseum. Read More »

Hosmer sees hand specialist as KC plays man short

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Royals manager Ned Yost said Eric Hosmer's broken hand is expected to keep him out at least three weeks as he recovers. On Thursday night, Hosmer hurt the third metacarpal of his right hand on a check swing, aggravating an injury he suffered on July 20... Read More »

Davis allows first extra-base hit of season

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It took four full months, but Royals reliever Wade Davis finally allowed an extra-base hit on Thursday night against the Twins. Read More »

Yost: Melvin doing ‘phenomenal job’ as A’s skipper

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Both Royals skipper Ned Yost and A's manager Bob Melvin had racked up 786 career managerial wins over their 11 respective seasons on the bench, and Yost has a considerable amount of respect for his Oakland counterpart. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 31

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Mauricio Ramos took one for the team as he recorded the go-ahead RBI upon being hit by a pitch in the eighth. Elier Hernandez hit three hits, an RBI and a run. Starter Luke Farrell fanned 10 over five innings. Read More »

Hosmer to miss three to six weeks with hand fracture

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The Royals' postseason chances took a severe hit Thursday night when Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was expected to be out three to six weeks because of a non-displaced fracture of the right hand. Read More »

Royals, Guthrie head west, open series in Oakland

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After going 5-0 with a 1.03 ERA in July, Oakland's Sonny Gray begins August with a matchup vs. Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals on Friday at O.co Coliseum. Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »

Royals don’t find good fits at Trade Deadline

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Dead quiet at the Trade Deadline. That was the Royals on Thursday as deals popped across the land but not in Cowtown. "There weren't any players that we could get our hands on that would be upgrades over what we have," general manager Dayton Moore said... Read More »

Vargas to rejoin rotation Saturday vs. Oakland

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Jason Vargas will return to the mound Saturday for the Royals after missing more than three weeks with an appendectomy. Kansas City manager Ned Yost announced Thursday that Vargas will start Game Two of a three-game set in Oakland that begins Friday. Read More »

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 »