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KC inks Roberts, Paterson to Minor League deals

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The Royals have signed infielder Ryan Roberts and left-handed reliever Joe Paterson to Minor League contracts with an invitation to Major League Spring Training. Read More »

Escobar shuns rest to play in Japan Series

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After 162 regular season games with the Royals and 15 more in the postseason, Alcides Escobar still wanted to play more baseball. So instead of resting in November, the Venezuelan native opted to take part in the Japan All-Star series. Read More »

Yost third in AL Manager of the Year balloting

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Kansas City's Ned Yost, who steered the club into the postseason for the first time since 1985, finished third in voting for the 2014 BBWAA American League Manager of the Year Award. Read More »

Nats’ Williams, Orioles’ Showalter win Manager of Year Awards

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The Nationals' Matt Williams and the Orioles' Buck Showalter were announced as the 2014 Manager of the Year Award winners, as chosen by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Read More »

Royals keeping close eye on Shields

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General manager Dayton Moore said it will be tough for the Royals to match offers from big-revenue franchises, but he refuses to concede that he'll lose No. 1 starter James Shields. Read More »

MLB takes nail-biter in Japan Series preview

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A star-studded squad of Major Leaguers got a taste of what lies ahead in the Japan All-Star Series on Tuesday, as a feisty team of players from the Hanshin Tigers and Yomiuri Giants nearly erased a seven-run deficit before MLB closed out an 8-7 exhibit... Read More »

Royals’ Moore a close second for Sporting News honor

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The Royals swept Baltimore to win the American League Championship Series, but general manager Dayton Moore couldn't quite beat out the Orioles' Dan Duquette as the Sporting News' Major League Baseball Executive of the Year. Read More »

Royals’ Ventura finishes sixth in AL ROY balloting

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Yordano Ventura's fine first season for the Royals got some recognition in the American League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award voting. He finished sixth, well behind unanimous winner Jose Abreu of the White Sox. Read More »

Shields rejects Royals’ qualifying offer for ’15

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Right-hander James Shields, as expected, on Monday turned down the one-year qualifying offer of $15.3 million from the Royals after spending two seasons with them, including 2014's World Series excitement. Read More »

Royals looking to remain championship caliber

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore and the remarkably candid manager Ned Yost see their team positioned to be competitive for years and will do everything they can to make it the team to beat next year. The question is how much will the Royals pay to ... Read More »

Royals’ rise managed adeptly by Yost

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The Royals' resurgence in 2014 was orchestrated by manager Ned Yost, who is a finalist for American League Manager of the Year Award. The winner in the vote by the Baseball Writers' Association of America will be announced on Tuesday at 5 p.m. CT on ML... Read More »

Dozier leads charge in Javelinas’ furious comeback

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Royals prospect Hunter Dozier is picking a good time to break out of his Arizona Fall League slump. One day after a two-hit performance in Peoria's victory Friday night, Dozier came through again on Saturday, delivering a bases-loaded, go-ahead RBI sin... Read More »

Gordon adds Platinum Glove Award to collection

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon won the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, it was announced at Friday night's Gold Glove Award ceremony at The Plaza Hotel in New York. Read More »

Perez, Escobar, Kratz, Guthrie going to Japan for series

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Shortstop Alcides Escobar, catchers Salvador Perez and Erik Kratz and pitcher Jeremy Guthrie were confirmed on Friday by Major League Baseball as members of the MLB All-Star Team that will play in the Japan All-Star Series that begins Tuesday. Read More »

Wakamatsu, Ibanez among Rays’ managerial candidates

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Royals bench coach Don Wakamatsu and former Royals outfielder Raul Ibanez are among eight preliminary candidates for the vacant Tampa Bay managerial job, the Rays announced on Thursday. Read More »