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Jirschele struck in face by ball during BP

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Not even the Royals' coaching staff can avoid checking into the training room. Third-base coach Mike Jirschele was wearing a bandage on the right side of his face after being struck by a ball during early batting practice on Wednesday. Read More »

Shields visits dog named ‘Big Game James’

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James Shields entered the Royals' clubhouse leading a black Labrador retriever which, he said, a Rays fan had named "Big Game James" in his honor and was an American Kennel Club grand champion. He had a framed certificate to prove it. Read More »

Gordon may miss All-Star Game with wrist sprain

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Left fielder Alex Gordon was out of the Royals' lineup with a sprained right wrist on Wednesday night and his All-Star Game availability might be in peril. Read More »

Moustakas sidelined by flu for finale against Rays

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Third baseman Mike Moustakas joined the growing roster of medically afflicted Royals players on Wednesday, as he was bumped from the starting lineup against the Rays because of flu. Read More »

Herrera overcomes tightness in right shoulder

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Reliever Kelvin Herrera avoided the disabled list, overcoming tightness in his right shoulder, and pitched two-thirds of an inning for the Royals in a 5-4 victory over the Rays on Wednesday night. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 8

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Wilmington is scheduled to play a pair tonight after a rainout on Tuesday. 2013 supplemental pick Sean Manaea will start game one. Fellow lefty and 2014 first-rounder Brandon Finnegan will make his professional debut in the nightcap. Read More »

Stewart shares ‘Art of Scouting’ in new book

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Art Stewart, senior adviser to Royals general manager Dayton Moore and a longtime scout, details tales of his craft that span seven decades in his new book, "The Art of Scouting." Read More »

Cain stays locked in with four hits against Rays

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Royals leadoff man Lorenzo Cain had another big game on Tuesday night, with four hits, including a triple, a walk and two runs scored in a 4-3 loss to the Rays. Read More »

Royals miss mark in rematch against Rays

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Jason Vargas held the Rays scoreless through five innings, but he labored in a two-run sixth as the Royals dropped a 4-3 decision in the middle game on Tuesday night. Read More »

Royals miss mark in rematch against Rays

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Jason Vargas held the Rays scoreless through five innings, but he labored in a two-run sixth as the Royals dropped a 4-3 decision in the middle game on Tuesday night. Read More »

Ventura aiming to even record against Rays

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Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura and the Royals will look to bounce back against Alex Cobb and the Rays in Wednesday's rubber game at Tropicana Field. Read More »

Ventura aiming to even record against Rays

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Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura and the Royals will look to bounce back against Alex Cobb and the Rays in Wednesday's rubber game at Tropicana Field. Read More »

Prospect Hernandez logs four hits for Lexington

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Outfielder Elier Hernandez, the Royals' No. 10 prospect, collected four hits in Class A Lexington's 16-8 win over Hickory on Tuesday. Read More »

Downs providing quality relief in Royals’ ‘pen

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Veteran reliever Scott Downs signed primarily to be a left-handed situational pitcher for the Royals. He worked one scoreless inning in each of his first two games as right-handed hitters were 1-for-4, while lefties 0-for-3. Read More »

Coone selected as Royals’ All-Star Teacher

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Megan Coone of Independence, Mo., has been named an "All-Star Teacher" and will represent the Royals at the Midsummer Classic in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 15. Read More »