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Holland looking forward to All-Star experience

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Closer Greg Holland, along with left fielder Alex Gordon and catcher Salvador Perez, was off to represent the Royals in Tuesday night's All-Star Game at Target Field. Read More »

Jirschele’s number to be retired by Omaha

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Royals third-base coach Mike Jirschele will have a special moment during the All-Star break. On Thursday night at Triple-A Omaha, his uniform No. 23 will be retired by the Storm Chasers. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 12

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Christian Colon, the Royals' No. 14 prospect, was 2-for-2 with a walk in his first game for Triple-A Omaha since being optioned from Kansas City. Read More »

Royals can’t catch break in race with Tigers

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James Shields logged eight strikeouts in seven strong innings, but the offense managed just one run on a sacrifice fly as the Royals dropped a 5-1 decision to the Tigers on Saturday night. Read More »

Royals turn to veteran Chen in finale before break

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Justin Verlander and the Tigers will bid for a sixth straight victory and a four-game sweep of Bruce Chen and the Royals on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Futures Game to begin All-Star Week in Twin Cities

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The opening event to All-Star Week has grown in stature and excitement, with hundreds of top prospects going from the game to eventually having big league careers. There is little question that the 16th edition of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, ta... Read More »

Ventura available in KC’s ‘pen for Tigers finale

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Rookie Yordano Ventura will be stationed in the Royals' bullpen on Sunday to back up veteran left-hander Bruce Chen, who is making his first start since April 24 and only his third appearance since then. Chen missed two months with a back problem. Read More »

Yost: Interference was umpires’ judgment call

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The disputed interference call against Lorenzo Cain finally got a video assessment by Royals manager Ned Yost on Saturday. "It was close," Yost said. "The four magic words: 'In the umpire's judgment.'" Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 11

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Jason Adam posted seven shutout innings to lead the NW Arkansas Naturals past Springfield. The Overland Park native and Royals No. 8 prospect struck out seven while scattering five hits and two walks. Read More »

Shields to face Tigers for third time in ’14

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The Tigers gained some breathing room in the AL Central over the first two games of the series and try for more on Saturday when Rick Porcello opposes James Shields. Read More »

Call stands after Salvy picked off first base

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Salvador Perez led off the fourth inning with a single and, after two outs, was caught leaning off first by Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez, who threw to Miguel Cabrera. The Royals issued a challenge, but after a video review, umpire Vic Carapazza's call... Read More »

Royals slip farther back in Central after loss to Tigers

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Down two with two to go. That was the Royals' fate after a 2-1 loss to the Tigers as 31,581 fans turned out for the battle of the American League Central contenders on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Scoring chance lost on interference call

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Was it batter's interference? The batter, Lorenzo Cain, didn't think so. But the plate umpire did, and it's his opinion that counted. The result was that a splendid scoring opportunity was squelched in the eighth inning of the Royals' 2-1 loss to the T... Read More »

Viva Los Royals festivities on tap for Saturday

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It's almost like a doubleheader -- the annual Viva Los Royals celebration and a Salvador Perez bobblehead giveaway. It happens on Saturday, when the Royals play the Tigers. Read More »

Hochevar likely to start throwing in September

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Luke Hochevar, out after undergoing Tommy John surgery during Spring Training, accompanied the Royals on their last road trip, and there he was the other day, in the outfield at Tropicana Field, throwing -- left-handed. Hochevar, of course, is a righty... Read More »