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Perez, Escobar, Kratz, Guthrie going to Japan for series

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Shortstop Alcides Escobar, catchers Salvador Perez and Erik Kratz and pitcher Jeremy Guthrie were confirmed on Friday by Major League Baseball as members of the MLB All-Star Team that will play in the Japan All-Star Series that begins Tuesday.

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Wakamatsu, Ibanez among Rays’ managerial candidates

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Royals bench coach Don Wakamatsu and former Royals outfielder Raul Ibanez are among eight preliminary candidates for the vacant Tampa Bay managerial job, the Rays announced on Thursday.

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Yost’s leadership has Royals in good position

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No matter how hard he tries, Royals manager Ned Yost can't shake visions of that deciding and fateful ninth inning in Game 7. But after a magical postseason run that ended just short of a World Series championship, Yost deserves enormous credit for cha...

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Cain, Gordon earn Defensive Player Awards

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Center fielder Lorenzo Cain and left fielder Alex Gordon of the Royals received 2014 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards on Wednesday night.

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Royals, Braves feature top Defensive Players

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Handed out since 2012, the Wilson Defensive Player of The Year Award winners were unveiled live on MLB Network on Wednesday night. The awards cover the best defensive players in the Majors at each position as well as the best defensive team, as determi...

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Moore focused on rotation, retooling for title run

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There's no doubt about general manager Dayton Moore's top priority when it comes to restructuring his World Series Royals for the 2015 season: Kansas City wants to lock up a strong starting pitcher.

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Three Royals to play for MLB on Japan tour

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar and pitcher Jeremy Guthrie will join the Major Leaguers who will play in a five-game All-Star Series in Japan, the club confirmed on Tuesday.

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Yost recognized as finalist for AL Manager of the Year

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Ned Yost, who took the Royals to the postseason and the World Series for the first time since 1985, was nominated, along with the Angels' Mike Scioscia and the Orioles' Buck Showalter, for the Baseball Writers' Association of America's American League ...

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Three Royals repeat as Gold Glove winners

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Left fielder Alex Gordon, first baseman Eric Hosmer and catcher Salvador Perez of the Royals all repeated this year as American League Rawlings Gold Glove winners.

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Gold Glove Award winners announced

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For the first time since the inception of the Gold Glove Awards in 1957, Rawlings collaborated with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) last year to formally incorporate sabermetrics as a component in determining winners of the defensive ...

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Career Minor Leaguer Orlando earns roster spot

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Outfielder Paulo Orlando, a fixture in the Royals' Minor League system since late in the 2008 season, was placed on the club's Major League roster for the first time on Monday.

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Royals pick up option on reliever Davis

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The Kansas City Royals announced Monday that the club has exercised its one-year option on right-handed pitcher Wade Davis for the 2015 season.

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