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Kendrys fuels Royals’ offense in win over Tribe

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Kendrys Morales collected a pair of hits, while Royals farmhand Matt Fields clobbered his second home run of the spring in a 6-5 win over the Indians on Monday afternoon at Surprise Stadium.

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Nothing but fond memories of Kansas City for Butler

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Billy Butler bounded into a side door at the Royals' Spring Training complex in Surprise, Ariz., just after enthusiastically greeting the Royals' clubbie scrubbing shoes outside and posing for a photo with a young girl dressed in Royals garb. It was al...

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Gore among KC Minor League award winners

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Monday was a special morning for the Royals' Minor Leaguers as the organization honored its annual award winners. Terrance Gore won the Willie Wilson baserunner of the year award.

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Legendary golfer Watson visits Royals camp

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Kansas City native and legendary golfer Tom Watson made his annual trek through Royals camp on Monday. Watson stopped to chat with general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost.

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Gordon feeling good after first live BP session

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon on Monday faced live batting practice for the first time this spring. Gordon, recovering from right wrist surgery in December, took four rounds of live BP against Minor League pitchers.

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Esky eyes Royals’ record for consecutive games

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OK, so Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar is not exactly threatening Cal Ripken Jr.'s ironman streak just yet. But Escobar does have a shot this season at the club record for consecutive games played, which is held by Johnny Damon (305).

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Colon, Eibner pace Royals’ offense vs. Rockies

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Christian Colon belted a two-run single, while Brett Eibner continued his strong spring with three hits in the Royals' 6-2 loss to the Rockies on Sunday in Cactus League action.

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Colon, Eibner pace Royals’ offense vs. Rockies

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Christian Colon belted a two-run single, while Brett Eibner continued his strong spring with three hits in the Royals' 6-2 loss to the Rockies on Sunday in Cactus League action.

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Finnegan slated to get extra spring innings

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Starting next week, the Royals will begin an effort to stretch Brandon Finnegan out in games, just in case he opens the season at Triple-A Omaha as a starter rather than as a bullpen member on the Royals' 25-man roster.

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Ibanez pays visit to Royals camp, dons uniform

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Raul Ibanez, who became a mentor for several Royals players during the second half of the 2014 season, visited camp on Sunday morning. And he wound up in uniform.

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Yost pegging Esky for leadoff, Cain in three-hole

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Royals manager Ned Yost isn't close to making a decision on his actual batting order for Opening Day on April 6. But Yost did reveal a few of his present inclinations, with Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain likely to hit leadoff and third when the seaso...

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Vargas endures rough inning in loss to Angels

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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas, who could be either the team's No. 2 or No. 4 starter, had a rough day in a 7-6, 10-inning loss to the Angels on Saturday afternoon in a Cactus League game at Surprise Stadium. Vargas gave up five runs in the second inn...

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Frasor unheralded piece of Royals’ potent bullpen

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Royals right-hander Jason Frasor is a guy who doesn't waste time. In each of the past two seasons, Frasor has signed his free-agent contract almost immediately after his team's season ended. He re-signed with the Rangers on Oct. 12, 2013, and re-signed...

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Royals taking extra precaution with Hochevar

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Right-hander Luke Hochevar, who made his first Cactus League appearance Thursday, will not throw again until Monday, manager Ned Yost said. The Royals are being extra cautious with Hochevar, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery last March.

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Perez goes deep, Volquez shaky in win over A’s

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez belted a line-drive three-run homer to left field and Eric Hosmer added a run-scoring single on Friday afternoon in an 8-4 win over a split-squad A's team in Cactus League action at Surprise Stadium.

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