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Graterol wins Texas League Player of the Week

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Royals first-base prospect Juan Graterol, who hit .526 with three doubles and a home run last week at Double-A Northwest Arkansas last week, was named the Player of the Week in the Texas League. Read More »

Top-seeded KCK knocked out of RBI World Series

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The Kansas City Kansas (KCK) representative of the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series was knocked out of the tournament on Sunday. Read More »

KC adds pop, acquires Willingham from Twins

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The Royals added some pop to their postseason push on Monday, acquiring outfielder Josh Willingham from the Twins for Minor League pitcher Jason Adam. Read More »

Butler did it: Royals slugger wins AL weekly honor

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After helping the Royals to a seven-game winning streak and into a tight race in the American League Central, first baseman/designated hitter Billy Butler has been named the AL Player of the Week. Butler hit. 435 (10-for-23) with five doubles, two home... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 10

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Johnny Giavotella's heroics led Omaha to a road win. He entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the ninth, delivering a game-tying single, and followed with a go-ahead homer in the 12th. Read More »

Royals run wild with seven steals vs. Giants

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The Royals stole seven bases in Sunday's 7-4 victory over the Giants, the most they've had in a game since Aug. 1, 1998, when they swiped a club-record eight against the Orioles. Read More »

Young starters set for clash of hot Royals, A’s

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The Royals just swept the Giants at home and have now won seven straight, while the Athletics have won five of their last seven. Yordano Ventura will get the call for Kansas City on Monday in a rematch with Oakland, which will trot out Sonny Gray. Read More »

Gordon sparks Royals to seventh straight win

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It was Alex Gordon Bobblehead Day at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday and so, naturally, the man himself belted a two-run homer to help the Royals to a 7-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants. Read More »

Starters’ endurance has Royals’ bullpen fresh

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Pop quiz: What is the bullpen's best friend? How about it, Greg Holland? It took him just two seconds. "Complete game," he said. Read More »

Starters’ endurance has Royals’ bullpen fresh

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Pop quiz: What is the bullpen's best friend? How about it, Greg Holland? It took him just two seconds. "Complete game," he said. Read More »

Royals, wives to bring toys to kids at hospital

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Several Royals players and their wives will put the playoff chase aside for a while Monday morning when they deliver toys to young patients at Children's Mercy Hospitial. Read More »

Royals enjoying robust support from fans

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The crowd of 35,114 at the Royals-Giants game Saturday night boosted Kansas City's home attendance to 1,313,636 or an average of 23,458 a game. The overall total is up 82,305 compared to the same 56 home dates in 2013. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 9

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Wilmington won a second straight at Frederick, breaking a 1-1 tie by scoring two in the seventh. Top-ranked Royals prospect Raul Mondesi was a triple shy of the cycle. He hit his second homer in as many nights in the first inning. Read More »

Gordon honors Nebraska with homer, fight song

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It was Husker Night at Kauffman Stadium and naturally Alex Gordon, a proud Nebraska alum, celebrated the occasion with a fifth-inning home run that got the Royals started toward a 5-0 victory over the Giants. Gordon gamely tried to lead his fellow alum... Read More »

Duffy looks to keep Royals rolling in series finale

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Danny Duffy is caught up in the Royals' growing push to reach the postseason for the first time since 1985. They'll shoot for a sweep of the Giants and a seven-game winning streak Sunday, when they'll face Tim Lincecum, who's compiled a 2.13 ERA in fou... Read More »