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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... Read More »

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. Read More »

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... Read More »

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. Read More »

Entire coaching staff to return for 2015 season

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The same seven-man staff that helped manager Ned Yost put the Royals into the 2014 World Series is set to return next season. Read More »

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. Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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. Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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. Read More »

Star Royals reliever Davis has $7M option picked up

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The Royals surprised absolutely no one when they picked up their one-year option for $7 million on reliever Wade Davis' 2015 contract on Monday. Read More »

Royals add outfielder Orlando to 40-man roster

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have selected the contract of outfielder Paulo Orlando, adding him to the 40-man Major League roster. Read More »

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. Read More »

Royals extend qualifying offer to Shields

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The Royals have extended a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer to pitcher James Shields for 2015. Shields has seven days to accept the offer, but it's expected that he'll test the free-agent market, searching for a lucrative multiyear contract tha... Read More »

Royals decline Butler’s 2015 option, but want him back

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As expected, the Royals declined to exercise a 2015 option on designated hitter Billy Butler's contract for $12.5 million, but general manager Dayton Moore said the club wants him to return. Read More »