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D-backs lose replay challenge in ninth vs. Royals

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D-backs manager Kirk Gibson lost a replay challenge in the top of the ninth inning against the Royals on Thursday night. Read More »

Royals take sweep to keep up standings ascent

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By completing a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-2, on Thursday night, Kansas City surged to within 2 1/2 games of the American League Central lead and took over the second Wild Card position in the standings. Read More »

Hosmer remains out with fracture in right hand

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It's been a week since first baseman Eric Hosmer was last in the Royals' lineup. He's out with a fractured third metacarpal in his right hand, the result of being hit by a pitch on July 20 by Jon Lester, then with Boston. Read More »

Royals now second-oldest team in Major Leagues

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Forget that image of the Royals as a fuzzy-cheeked band of youngsters, just trying to make their way in the adult baseball world. In fact, according to STATS.com, the Royals are now the second-oldest team in Major League Baseball at an average of 30 ye... Read More »

Herrera emerging as dependable late-game weapon

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Wade Davis has proven himself as one of the most effective eighth-inning pitchers in the Major Leagues. Closer Greg Holland leads the American League in saves. Now another right-hander, Kelvin Herrera, is establishing himself as a master of the seventh... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 6

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Brandon Downes hit his first professional homer for Idaho Falls, a solo shot in the sixth. He was Kansas City's seventh-round pick in June. Read More »

Overturned call looms large in Royals-D-backs game

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The Royals have had a good record when issuing challenges in this first year of the new instant replay system. They stand 18-10. But on Wednesday night, for the first time, their successful challenge gave them the deciding run in a game. Read More »

Guthrie looking to close out sweep of D-backs

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Jeremy Guthrie will try to keep the Royals hot streak going as they try to close out a sweep of the D-backs on Thursday night. Vidal Nuno will try to end the series on a high note for Arizona. Read More »

Moose, Ventura lead Royals to series victory

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Make it five straight series victories for Kansas City. With Mike Moustakas driving in all four runs, the Royals clinched their Interleague series over the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 4-3 decision on Wednesday night at Chase Field. That gave KC wins in... Read More »

Butler picking perfect time to heat up

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This can't be just a coincidence. Since the Royals went on their hot streak, Billy Butler's bat has come to life. The team's 10-3 stretch going into Wednesday night's game against Arizona was accompanied by Butler's .349 (15-for-43) hitting after he'd ... Read More »

With big lead, Royals play it safe with Duffy

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Left-hander Danny Duffy was limited to five innings in his victorious start on Tuesday night, pulled after the Royals were up 11-1 on the D-backs. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 5

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The Storm Chasers lost a matinee finale, finishing 2-2 vs. Iowa. Read More »

Royals launch three homers in rout of D-backs

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Nori Aoki had a grand slam and Salvador Perez and Billy Butler each blasted a three-run homer as Kansas City flattened the Arizona Diamondbacks, 12-2, in Interleague Play at Chase Field on Tuesday night. Read More »

Ventura eyes series victory against D-backs

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Yordano Ventura will try to shut down the D-backs in his first career start against Arizona while Josh Collmenter looks to even the series at home on Wednesday night. Read More »

Gordon tallies 1,000th career hit with Royals

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Alex Gordon now has 1,000 hits for the Royals. Gordon followed a three-run homer by Billy Butler by slapping a single down the third-base line in the fifth inning on Tuesday night against D-backs left-hander Wade Miley. Read More »