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Yost, Scioscia go 0-for-2 with challenges in finale

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Ned Yost challenged the out ruling of Jarrod Dyson at second base in the first, and Mike Scioscia challenged the out call of Albert Pujols at home plate in the eighth. After review, both calls stood. Read More »

Out call stands on Dyson’s attempted steal vs. Halos

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Royals manager Ned Yost made an early challenge Sunday of an out call made by second-base umpire Andy Fletcher on a first-inning steal attempt by Jarrod Dyson against the Angels. After review, the call on the field stood. Read More »

Aoki, Valencia held out of KC lineup Sunday

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Royals right fielder Nori Aoki (right elbow) and third baseman Danny Valencia (sprained left wrist) were held out of the lineup Sunday against the Angels. Read More »

Royals option Pena, recall righty Mariot

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With No. 1 catcher Salvador Perez (right hand) healthy and starting his second game in a row Sunday, the Royals optioned third catcher Francisco Pena to Triple-A Omaha, and recalled the Storm Chasers' closer, right-hander Michael Mariot. The Royals' bu... Read More »

Shields honors the military every day

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The Royals will mark Memorial Day on Monday by wearing camouflage jerseys and hats against the Astros, and the first 10,000 fans at Kauffman Stadium will receive white jerseys with camouflage lettering. Right-hander James Shields said it's a special da... Read More »

Royals pull away in 13th at Angel Stadium

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Danny Valencia hurt his left wrist while swinging during his 13th-inning at-bat and had to convince manager Ned Yost to keep him in the game. He won the debate and hit a double that opened the door for three runs and a 7-4 victory over the Angels at An... Read More »

Two challenges go Angels’ way vs. Royals

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After review, umpires judged Mike Scioscia's 13th managerial challenge a lucky -- and successful -- one on Saturday night at Angel Stadium. Ned Yost's challenge an inning later was not as fortunate, but the Royals wound up 7-4 winners after 13 innings. Read More »

SoCal native Vargas eyes series win at Angel Stadium

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Left-hander Jason Vargas, a California native and former member of the Angels' rotation, will try to lead the Royals to a series victory on Sunday at Angel Stadium. Los Angeles turns to right-hander Garrett Richards, who enters with a 2.90 ERA on the s... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: May 24

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The Naturals lost their first game of a set with Corpus Christi, the club's sixth straight loss overall. Edinson Rincon and Orlando Calixte hit solo homers. Rincon finished the night 2-for-4 with two runs. Calixte, ranked ninth among KC prospects by ML... Read More »

Yost accepts head-first slides as part of game

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The Royals' Ned Yost doesn't like head-first slides any more than any other Major League manager, but he said there's no way to stop players from the risky maneuver. Read More »

Royals hope Perez’s return provides a spark

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The Royals got All-Star and Gold Glove catcher Salvador Perez (sore hand) back in the lineup on Saturday for the first time since he left Monday's game in the eighth inning. Read More »

Duffy’s homerless streak ends in loss to Angels

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy allowed his first two homers in 25 months and more than 67 innings, to Chris Iannetta and Mike Trout, in a 6-1 loss to the Angels at Angel Stadium on Friday night. Read More »

Royals ask Shields to cool off Angels in Anaheim

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The Angels will seek their 12th win in 15 games when Matt Shoemaker faces James Shields and the Royals on Saturday, and what makes their recent hot streak even scarier for the rest of the American League West is the fact that they're getting healthier. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: May 23

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Christian Colon's two-run single in the seventh lifted Omaha to a win over Round Rock. Colon is ranked 15th among Royals prospects by MLB.com. Paulo Orlando added two hits, including a triple. He's batting .367 (58-for-158). Read More »

Infante begins rehab at Omaha

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Royals second baseman Omar Infante began a rehab assignment Friday at Triple-A Omaha. Kansas City manager Ned Yost said Infante would DH on Friday and play in the field Saturday. Read More »