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Blanton showing no rust on comeback trail

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For most of the spring, Royals right-hander Joe Blanton was simply happy he had completed his comeback after walking away from the game last season.

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Blanton outduels Felix; Royals take opener

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Royals right-hander Joe Blanton, making another spot start in the injury-riddled rotation, overmatched the Mariners through six-plus innings, and Alcides Escobar delivered three hits as the Royals held off the Mariners 4-1 on Monday night at Safeco Field.

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Royals’ All-Star bonuses could really add up

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One might think Royals players would take their All-Star appearance bonuses and throw a big party for the fans, much like Eric Hosmer and some of his teammates did last October when they picked up a $15,000 bar tab for the fans at McFadden's in Kansas ...

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Hosmer caught in All-Star vote; Perez tops AL

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Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been caught by Detroit's Miguel Cabrera in All-Star voting, but the Royals still have seven would-be starters as we head near the end of the voting period.

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‘Wheels come off’ for Young in fifth

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Right-hander Chris Young knew he wasn't on top of his game early on. But he was just hoping he could persevere and keep his team close through five or six innings. He almost made it, but his command fell apart in a rough five-run fifth that led to his ...

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Young, Royals roughed up in rubber game

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Mookie Betts came within a single of hitting for the cycle, the Red Sox pounded out 16 hits and Wade Miley served up six scoreless innings in a 13-2 Father's Day blowout of the Royals on Sunday afternoon.

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Blanton opens series vs. Felix in Seattle

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Mariners ace Felix Hernandez makes his 12th career start against the Royals on Monday as Seattle opens up a three-game series with Kansas City to close out an eight-game homestand.

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Infante’s defense among game’s best

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For all the Twitter jabs at the possibility of Royals second baseman Omar Infante being an All-Star, the truth is that Infante is playing about as well defensively as anyone in the league at his position right now.

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Royals’ bullpen continues as one tough unit

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Royals fans have come to expect the bullpen to be phenomenal each night. And so does manager Ned Yost, who hardly even notices any more just how good he's got it. Well, he sort of notices.

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Kendrys showing knack for birthday blasts

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This much we know: Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales really enjoys his birthdays. Morales turned 32 on Saturday and celebrated with his eighth homer of the season, a key two-run shot to right that put the Royals ahead en route to a 7-4 win over ...

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Royals roll past Red Sox behind 5-run inning

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The Royals rallied from a three-run deficit, bolstered by a two-run homer from Kendrys Morales, and Red Sox starter Rick Porcello lost for the sixth straight time as the Kansas City earned a 7-4 victory on Saturday night in front of 39,115 fans at Kauf...

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