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Omaha in PCL Championship for fourth straight year

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As the Royals make their September playoff push, their Triple-A affiliate, the Omaha Storm Chasers, continued their own playoff dominance Saturday night. Omaha became the third franchise in the 111-year history of the Pacific Coast League to advance to... Read More »

Butler nominated for Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award

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Royals teammates nominated Billy Butler for the 2014 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award, an honor given annually by Major League players to pay tribute to those they believe are the best in the game, both on and off the field. Read More »

Pena enjoys trip home, spending time with his dad

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While most of the Royals stayed together in a Manhattan hotel during their weekend series against the Yankees, catcher Francisco Pena had the luxury of sleeping at home. Read More »

Finnegan tosses two perfect innings in MLB debut

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Rookie lefty Brandon Finnegan began his day expecting another relaxing view from the Yankee Stadium bullpen. He ended his day with 100 text messages, two game-used baseballs in his locker and two perfect innings after making his Major League debut. Read More »

Ventura looks to lock up series win for Royals in New York

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The Yankees will celebrate "Derek Jeter Day" at Yankee Stadium before the finale of their three-game series against the Royals on Sunday. First pitch will come after a special ceremony honoring the legendary Yankees shortstop, who remains in the dark r... Read More »

Royals fall to Yanks after losing Duffy to injury

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Left-handed starter Danny Duffy's first pitch Saturday afternoon was also his last, an ominous sign that led to the Royals' disappointing 6-2 loss to the Yankees. Despite the defeat, the first-place Royals remained two games ahead of the Tigers in the ... Read More »

Royals youngsters get first taste of Yankee Stadium

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Right now everything is new for the several Royals September callups, which so far has included learning the ins and outs of their home park, and most recently visiting Yankee Stadium. Read More »

Duffy exits with shoulder soreness after one pitch

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After throwing just one pitch to Yankees leadoff hitter Jacoby Ellsbury, Royals left-hander Danny Duffy exited Saturday's eventual 6-2 loss to the Yankees at the Stadium with left shoulder soreness. Read More »

With Holland day to day, Davis locks down save

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All signs pointed to closer Greg Holland finishing the final two outs of the Royals' 1-0 victory over the Yankees on Friday night. Instead, manager Ned Yost called on typical setup man Wade Davis, who struck out the final two hitters to earn his first ... Read More »

Imperfect Royals hot at perfect time

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The Royals may not be a perfect team. But they do enough things really well that they've got a great chance to be back in the playoffs for the first time in 29 years. And at a time when the games matter most, the Royals are performing at their highest ... Read More »

Royals, Yanks on opposite ends of playoff-race spectrum

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The playoff races in the American League are dwindling to the final three weeks of the season. At one end of the spectrum, the Royals control their own fate, leading the Central over Detroit. At the other end, the Yankees are watching their chances of ... Read More »

Royals look to win fifth straight, pad Central lead behind Duffy

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While Kansas City looks to build its lead in the American League Central in the middle game in the Bronx on Saturday, the Yankees are running out of time to move up in the standings. The Royals' Danny Duffy squares off with New York's Brandon McCarthy. Read More »

With Holland unavailable, Davis locks down save

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All signs pointed to closer Greg Holland finishing the final two outs of the Royals' 1-0 victory over the Yankees on Friday night. Instead, manager Ned Yost called on typical setup man Wade Davis, who struck out the final two hitters to earn his first ... Read More »

Shields’ gem helps Royals extend AL Central lead

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Before the start of the Royals' crucial six-game road swing, manager Ned Yost was asked why his team should be considered dangerous. His answer was simple. Starting pitching and a dominant bullpen. On Friday night at Yankee Stadium, Yost's diagnosis wa... Read More »

Royals release veteran lefty Chen

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The Royals announced Friday evening that they had officially released veteran left-hander Bruce Chen. Chen, who was in his sixth season with the Royals, was designated for assignment on Aug. 29 after allowing six runs in the 10th inning against the Twi... Read More »