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Royals hoping Vargas can tame Tigers’ bats

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Justin Verlander and the Tigers will try to complete a three-game sweep while Jason Vargas and the Royals look to get back on track in Sunday's series finale at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: May 3

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Omaha moved to 1-1 vs. the RedHawks. John Lamb notched the win, striking out seven while scattering two runs, seven hits and three walks over 5.1 IP. He has 34 strikeouts through 31.2 IP. Francisley Bueno made his first rehab outing, striking out two a... Read More »

Royals’ offense sputters in Duffy’s first start

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Danny Duffy provided four solid innings in his first start, but the offense sputtered until Eric Hosmer keyed a late surge in the ninth in the Royals' 9-2 loss to the Tigers on Saturday night. Read More »

Salvy scratched from lineup with left leg bruise

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Royals catcher Perez left Friday night's 8-2 loss to the Tigers after seven innings with a bruised left leg after his own foul ball shot off his shin or calf. He was originally in Saturday's lineup but was scratched. Manager Ned Yost said Perez would r... Read More »

Chen relegated to relaxing during KC games

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Left-hander Bruce Chen's back gives him so much trouble that the medical staff won't even let him sit on the bench during games. Chen, on the disabled list with a bulging disc, instead spends time floating in the therapeutic pool and watching the game ... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: May 2

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Omaha lost its opener vs. Oklahoma City on Friday night. Brett Tomko pitched well in defeat, striking out five while scattering three runs, six hits and two walks over seven innings. Brett Eibner provided the lone Omaha run with a leadoff homer. Read More »

Shields can’t find his way at home vs. Tigers

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James Shields labored in what proved to be a decisive three-run fourth and Billy Butler's first home run wasn't enough for the Royals in an 8-2 loss to the Tigers on Friday night. Read More »

Duffy returns to starting role against Tigers

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Danny Duffy returns to a starting role for the Royals as they try to even the series against Drew Smyly and the Tigers on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Salvy says he’s fine despite bruised left shin

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Catcher Salvador Perez left Friday night's game with his shin barking, but he insisted that he'll play on Saturday night against the Tigers. Perez's left shin was bruised when he fouled off a pitch in the seventh inning against Rick Porcello. Read More »

Royals shift things with Hosmer’s bunt attempt

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There were two reasons for Eric Hosmer's bunt attempt with two outs and nobody on in Thursday's game against the Blue Jays: The shift and pitcher Aaron Loup, who had just entered the game. Read More »

Infante, Shields earn KC awards for April

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Second baseman Omar Infante and right-hander James Shields were named the Royals' Player and Pitcher of the Month for April. Read More »

Brooks returns for second tour with Royals

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Right-hander Aaron Brooks was back on Friday for his second stay with the Royals this season when left-hander Bruce Chen was placed on the 15-day disabled list. Previously, Brooks was called up from Triple-A Omaha on April 5 and stayed five days withou... Read More »

Chen scratched from start, lands on DL

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Left-hander Bruce Chen was scratched from his Saturday start against the Tigers, and the Royals put him on the 15-day disabled list Friday. Read More »

Royals taking patient approach with Zimmer

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Royals right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the fifth overall pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and the No. 23-ranked prospect on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 list, has yet to work an inning in the Minor Leagues this season and might not until June. He didn't... Read More »

Guthrie all fired up about Royals’ loss to Jays

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Billy Butler delivered a pair of run-scoring hits, but starter Jeremy Guthrie served up two costly home runs in the Royals' 7-3 loss to the Blue Jays on Thursday night in the series finale. Read More »