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Ventura looking to solve M’s in series finale

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Yordano Ventura looks to halt the Royals' skid when he opposes fellow rookie Roenis Elias as the Mariners bid for a series sweep on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Kansas Memorial Stadium Renovation Begins Tuesday

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Work will begin next Tuesday (June 24) on a project that will remove the track from KU’s Memorial Stadium. Workers will surround the field with new artificial turf, which will extend 37 feet from the sidelines. Additional turf in the north end zone will extend 80 feet from the back of the end zone, some 25 feet ... Read More »

Holland’s dominant run snapped by Mariners

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Royals closer Greg Holland -- who was tagged for two runs in the ninth in Friday night's 7-5 loss to the Mariners -- had not given up more than one run in an outing since April 6, 2013, a span of 95 appearances. Read More »

Chen, Valencia getting close to rejoining KC

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Pitcher Bruce Chen was shifted from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. However, because he's been out for so long and the 60 days is retroactive, Chen can come off that list on Tuesday. Read More »

Groin injury sends Aoki to 15-day disabled list

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Right fielder Nori Aoki was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday by the Royals because of his recurring problems with a groin injury. Read More »

Aoki on DL with groin injury; Maxwell returns

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Right fielder Nori Aoki was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday by the Royals because of his recurring problems with a groin injury. To fill his roster spot, Justin Maxwell was recalled from Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Yost rolls the dice by pinch-running for Butler

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Royals manager Ned Yost was reluctant to take Billy Butler's hot bat out of the lineup in the eighth inning of Friday night's 7-5 loss to the Mariners, but he finally did by sending out Pedro Ciriaco to pinch run. The only other choices were a limping ... Read More »

Royals’ grip on first slips with loss to Mariners

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Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas belted homers to help erase a five-run deficit, but Royals closer Greg Holland gave up a go-ahead jack in the ninth in a 7-5 loss to the Mariners on Friday night. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 20

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Hunter Dozier, the Royals' No. 6-ranked prospect, went 2-for-5 with two RBIs, recording his first hits and RBIs at the Double-A level in Northwest Arkansas' 10-6 loss to Tulsa on Friday. Read More »

Vargas looking to stay hot in rematch with M’s

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Jason Vargas will look to continue his successful campaign as the Royals try to bounce back against Chris Young and the Mariners on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Mariners lose challenge on Dyson’s infield hit

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Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon lost a challenge on an infield single by the Royals' Jarrod Dyson that was ruled to stand in the ninth inning of Seattle's 7-5 win on Friday night. Read More »

Royals pack The K for opener against Mariners

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This doesn't happen very often -- the Royals had a sold-out ballpark on Friday night as they returned home from a 6-1 road trip, 15 wins in 20 games and, of all the unexpected things, in first place. Read More »

Gordon returns to KC lineup after brief illness

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One day after missing his first game of the season because of flu, left fielder Alex Gordon was back in the Royals' lineup on Friday night against the Mariners. Read More »

Royals’ master plan leads to replay success

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The Royals are really getting the hang of this instant replay challenge thing. Going into the homestand on Friday night, they had a 13-6 record in reviews, including five straight successes. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 19

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2013 first-rounder and sixth-ranked Royals prospect Hunter Dozier was 0-for-3 in his Double-A debut. Read More »