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Royals Minor League Report: May 26

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Justin Maxwell drove in a career-high five runs to lead Omaha past Round Rock. He hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth, capping a three-hit day that included a two-run single in the first. Read More »

Royals honor military with Memorial Day tribute

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It was fitting that, as the Royals marked Memorial Day with Armed Forces Night, that the first pitch was thrown by a soldier from one of the U.S. military's most momentous efforts, D-Day. Read More »

Maxwell has big day at dish for Triple-A Omaha

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Outfielder Justin Maxwell, playing his second game since being assigned to Triple-A Omaha, had five RBIs on Monday as the Storm Chasers beat the Round Rock Express, 6-5, at Omaha's Werner Park. Read More »

Royals’ Chen feels ‘really good’ after simulated game

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Left-hander Bruce Chen threw 25 pitches in a simulated game on Monday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium and reported no problems with his ailing back. Read More »

Sprained hand keeps Valencia from Royals’ lineup

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Danny Valencia's opportunity to show what he can do for the Royals at third base is still on hold. Valencia was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game on Monday night because of a sprained left hand sustained while swinging the bat on ... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: May 25

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Cheslor Cuthbert, ranked 19th among Royals prospects by MLB.com, started the scoring with a solo homer in the second inning of the Naturals' 7-4 win over Corpus Christie on Sunday. Read More »

Ventura looks to snap streak with first win at The K

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Coming off his third straight loss, the Royals' Yordano Ventura will take the hill at Kauffman Stadium on Monday, looking for his first win at home. He'll have to get by Astros rookie George Springer, who has been red-hot at the plate lately. Houston w... Read More »

Vargas effective, but ‘pen can’t hold on

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Jason Vargas was charged with one run in 6 1/3 innings, but after he left, the Angels rallied for three runs in the seventh, and Chris Iannetta homered in the eighth, sending the Royals to a 4-3 loss at Angel Stadium on Sunday. Read More »

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 »