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Gordon returns to lineup, ready to go vs. Sox

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Left fielder Alex Gordon didn't play in the All-Star Game, but he was back in the Royals' lineup on Friday night against the Red Sox. Gordon missed the entire four-game series against the Tigers before the break because of a sprained right wrist. Read More »

Hosmer’s bat stays red-hot in loss to Red Sox

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Eric Hosmer's hot streak jumped over the four-day All-Star break and continued to burn in Friday night's 5-4 loss to the Red Sox. The Royals first baseman had three hits, two singles and a double, with two RBIs and a run scored. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 18

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Micah Gibbs recorded four hits and two RBIs as NW Arkansas snapped a four-game losing streak on Friday. Read More »

Royals stung by pair of two-run Boston blasts

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Eric Hosmer delivered a pair of RBI singles, but James Shields gave up one of two Red Sox homers in the sixth in the Royals' 5-4 loss on Friday night. Read More »

Duffy looking forward to his rematch at Fenway

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Danny Duffy and the Royals will look to even the series when they square off against Rubby De La Rosa and the Red Sox on Saturday at Fenway Park. Read More »

Royals sticking with Cain as the leadoff hitter

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No great surprise that the Royals began their post-All-Star break with Lorenzo Cain in the leadoff spot and Nori Aoki in the ninth spot. Entering Friday, Cain had hit .338 (23-for-68) in the No. 1 position of the batting order with eight RBIs and a .37... Read More »

Prospect Adam earns promotion to Triple-A

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Right-hander pitcher Jason Adam, just after being named Texas League Pitcher of the Week, has been promoted to the Pacific Coast League by the Royals. Adam didn't allow a run in his last 14 innings for Double-A Northwest Arkansas before his promotion t... Read More »

Vargas resumes throwing without any issues

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Manager Ned Yost got some good news on Friday afternoon: left-hander Jason Vargas has resumed throwing. Yost said Vargas, who is recovering from an appendectomy, threw from as far as 90 feet and also from the usual 60 feet, 6 inches with no apparent pr... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 17

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Whit Merrifield added two hits on Thursday for the Storm Chasers, extending his hitting streak to 14 games (.393, 33-for-84). Glenn Sparkman of Wilmington maintained his league leading 1.43 ERA in a win over Potomac Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 15

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Royals No. 3 prospect Jorge Bonifacio recorded two hits and a run but Northwest Arkansas fell, 8-4, when Tulsa plated six in the ninth on Tuesday. Read More »

Ex-Royals equipment manager Zych dies in car accident

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Al Zych, longtime equipment manager of the Kansas City Royals, died on Monday as a result of a two-vehicle accident near the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Read More »

Royals to make a run at a playoff berth in second half

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The Royals are in better shape this year compared to a season ago, as they entered the All-Star break two games over the .500 mark and 6 1/2 games behind the Tigers in the American League Central. If that sounds too daunting, consider that they're just... Read More »

Royals beef up bullpen by acquiring Frasor

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The Royals made a move to strengthen their bullpen on Wednesday, acquiring right-hander Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers. Read More »

Royals get Frasor from Rangers for Minors arm Patton

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The Royals on Wednesday acquired veteran right-handed reliever Jason Frasor from the Rangers for Minor League reliever Spencer Patton. Read More »

AL-Americans: Jeter, Trout spark victory

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Mike Trout delivered the go-ahead hit and the game's first run, winning the All-Star MVP Award, but it was Derek Jeter who stole the show in his final Midsummer Classic. Jeter went 2-for-2 with a run scored to set the tone for the AL, which won home-fi... Read More »