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Guthrie limits Padres to one run in final spring outing

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Jeremy Guthrie certainly didn't look like a No. 5 starter Tuesday, holding the Padres to one run over six innings as the Royals defeated the Padres, 4-1, at the Peoria Sports Complex.

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Hochevar will begin season rehabbing in Triple-A

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Luke Hochevar, just over a year removed from his surgery, has had an effective spring, posting a 2.25 ERA in four Cactus League games. But Hochevar is not yet able to go on back-to-back days.

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For Gordon, no time like the present

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Just how the 2015 Royals will fare will depends greatly on their quiet leader, two-time All-Star and four-time American League Gold Glove Award winner Alex Gordon. Just how Gordon, perhaps the best left fielder in the game, fares will also greatly affe...

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Gordon’s timing right in belting first spring HR

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Royals manager Ned Yost said he is not concerned with left fielder Alex Gordon's slow start this spring in Cactus League games. Gordon was hitting just .125 with no extra-base hits entering Monday's action.

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Moose’s slam powers Royals’ seven-run frame

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Mike Moustakas' grand slam capped a seven-run first inning, while Alex Gordon also went deep for the first time this spring for the Royals in an 11-7 win over the Rangers on Monday.

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Royals fans get chance to pick 6th-inning song

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The Royals have picked 16 songs that got the highest vote totals last year and those songs will square off in a bracket-style competition beginning Opening Day on April 6.

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Versatile Merrifield caught in numbers game

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Outfielder Whit Merrifield isn't a likely candidate to make the 25-man roster, though he is still in camp. If the Royals had opted for an eight-man bullpen, perhaps Merrifield's versatility could have earned him a spot.

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Yost says Gordon still getting his timing down

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Royals manager Ned Yost said he is not concerned with left fielder Alex Gordon's slow start this spring in Cactus League games. Gordon was hitting just .125 with no extra-base hits entering Monday's action.

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Yost likes how Royals set up for 2015 season

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Royals manager Ned Yost sat down for a Q&A with MLB.com about the 2015 season and the pain of how the '14 season ended with the World Series Game 7 loss to the Giants.

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Sharp Volquez fans eight in loss to Cubs

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Veteran Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson found the ballpark on Sunday, but he's still trying to find his spot in the rotation with only a week to go in the Cactus League season. Jackson was pitted against another veteran, right-hander Edinson Volquez, s...

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Madson shows he still has plenty to offer Royals

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When Ryan Madson came into camp this spring with the Royals, he wanted to prove to himself he's healthy enough to pitch again in the Major Leagues. That mission has been accomplished.

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Royals won’t skip No. 5 Guthrie despite early off-day

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Though the Royals will have an off-day during the first week of the regular season, manager Ned Yost said he will not skip right-hander and No. 5 starter Jeremy Guthrie in the rotation.

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