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Hosmer returns to lineup

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First baseman Eric Hosmer was back in the Royals' starting lineup on Tuesday night against the Indians. Read More »

Vargas could be ready to start Saturday in Oakland

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It now appears that left-hander Jason Vargas might -- repeat, might -- start Saturday's game for the Royals at Oakland. Vargas, out since July 9 because of an appendectomy, threw the equivalent of four innings in a simulated game on Tuesday at Kauffman... Read More »

Wilson to manage Arizona Fall League team

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Vance Wilson, manager of the Royals' Double-A Northwest Arkansas club, will manage the Peoria Javelinas in this year's Arizona Fall League. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 28

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The Naturals dropped game one at Arkansas as they matched up with rehabbing Angels' hurler C.J. Wilson (5.1 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO). Cheslor Cuthbert's single scored Trapp to give the Naturals a 1-0 lead in the first. Cuthbert is ranked 15th among R... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 29

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The Naturals dropped game one at Arkansas as they matched up with rehabbing Angels' hurler C.J. Wilson (5.1 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 SO). Cheslor Cuthbert's single scored Trapp to give the Naturals a 1-0 lead in the first. Cuthbert is ranked 15th among R... Read More »

Royals acquire Kratz, Hendriks from Blue Jays

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The Royals have a new backup catcher in veteran Erik Kratz and perhaps Mike Moustakas' platooning days are behind him. Read More »

Blue Jays shore up infield depth, acquire Valencia

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The Blue Jays acquired infielder Danny Valencia from the Royals on Monday night in exchange for catcher Erik Kratz and right-hander Liam Hendriks. Read More »

Moustakas rediscovering enjoyment along with swing

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It took nearly four months, and 100 games, but the "Mooooose" chant finally got its legs back on Friday. When Mike Moustakas tattooed a home run off the back of the visiting bullpen versus the Indians, the Kauffman Stadium faithful responded with its p... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 27

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Foster Griffin held Kingsport to one run on four hits and two walks through 2 2/3 innings. The 27th overall pick in this year's Draft, Griffin has held opponents to a 1.26 ERA and .157 average through 14.1 innings. He's ranked ninth in MLB.com's update... Read More »

Royals seeking power bat at Trade Deadline

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Over the weekend, there were intriguing hints in the Royals' camp as the non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches on Thursday. On Saturday, general manager Dayton Moore and his scouting brain trust were observed in lengthy conference with manager Ned Yost. Read More »

Mondesi, Zimmer lead Royals’ updated Top 20 list

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With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, MLBPipeline.com has updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams. Read More »

Chen, Royals derailed in bid for sweep of Tribe

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Bruce Chen struggled in a key four-run fifth and gave up six runs on the day as the Royals' bid for a series sweep was spoiled with a 10-3 loss to the Indians on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Shields seeks double-digit wins against Twins

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Kyle Gibson and the Twins will be looking for a fresh start when they open a three-game set against James Shields and the Royals on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Vargas nearing his return to Royals’ rotation

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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas threw a simulated game on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium and will do the same on Thursday, upping the number of pitches he'll throw to the 60 range. Read More »

Yost appreciates ties with Braves’ inductees

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Toward the end of his playing career, Ned Yost went to Double-A Greenville, S.C., in 1986 for the Braves to catch some young pitchers who could benefit from his MLB experience. One of them was Tom Glavine, the left-hander who was inducted into the Hall... Read More »