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Royals Minor League report: April 24

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Each of the Royals' affiliates fell in action on Thursday. Class A Lexington lost, 9-4, at Greenville, where Luke Farrell took the loss against his father's organization, and Bo Greenwell -- son of former Boston star Mike Greenwell -- went 4-for-5 with... Read More »

Royals turn to Ventura in opener against O’s

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Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura and the Royals will open a weekend series against Ubaldo Jimenez and the Orioles on Friday night at Camden Yards. Read More »

Crew chief challenge stands in KC-Indians tilt

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A play at home plate in the first inning of Thursday's game between the Indians and Royals prompted an instant-replay review by umpire crew chief Bill Miller. The umpire wanted to make sure that Kansas City catcher Brett Hayes was properly positioned i... Read More »

Chen, Royals tripped up by Indians’ Kluber

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Veteran Bruce Chen was chased in a five-run fifth inning and the Royals' offense was held in check by Corey Kluber in a 5-1 loss to the Indians on Thursday at Progressive Field. Read More »

Royals’ offense lacking charge of home run power

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Frustratingly, the lack of offensive sizzle has not been all-that-uncommon an occurrence for the Royals in these early days of 2014. The sample size is, of course, smallish. And yes, the mere topic of the power outage is a negative one for a Royals tea... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 23

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The Naturals won a second straight, using a four-run fifth to build a 6-1 lead. Whit Merrifield hit a two-run homer in the inning. Jared Schlehuber added two hits and two RBsIs. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 23

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Royals No. 3 prospect Raul Adalberto Mondesi and No. 7 Hunter Dozier combined for six hits, three runs and three RBIs to lead Class A Advanced Wilmington to a 4-3 win on Wednesday. Read More »

Royals reshuffle lineup due to Salvy’s off-day

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Catcher Salvador Perez gets his first day off and the whole Royals lineup undergoes a makeover. Perez, after starting the first 20 games behind the plate, got a break on Thursday afternoon and Brett Hayes was the catcher against the Indians. Read More »

Kuntz back in KC clubhouse following surgery

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Royals first-base coach Rusty Kuntz was back in the clubhouse on Thursday morning, 24 hours after undergoing surgery for his broken left arm. A plate and eight screws were inserted. Read More »

Royals fizzle after early power surge vs. Tribe

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Mike Moustakas' go-ahead RBI single in the sixth after an early homer wasn't enough as the bullpen gave up a pair of late runs in the Royals' 5-3 loss to the Indians on Wednesday night. Read More »

Chen, Royals look to bounce back vs. Tribe

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Veteran lefty Bruce Chen brings a 7-1 career mark against the Cleveland into Thursday's series finale as Corey Kluber aims to help the Indians earn a series win over the Royals at Progressive Field. Read More »

Reliever Wade released by Triple-A Omaha

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Reliever Cory Wade was released on Wednesday by the Royals' Triple-A club at Omaha. Wade, who was in Major League Spring Training with Kansas City, had no record and a 6.57 ERA in seven relief appearances for the Storm Chasers. Read More »

Dyson shows what speed can do with bunt

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Jarrod Dyson is getting his first chance to see regular duty as the Royals' center fielder with Lorenzo Cain (groin) on the disabled list. Because of Dyson's great speed -- he's one of the fastest players in the game -- the bunt is one of his weapons. Read More »

Kuntz undergoes surgery on broken left arm

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Royals first-base coach Rusty Kuntz underwent surgery on his broken left arm on Wednesday morning in Cleveland. Kuntz was struck by a Salvador Perez line drive during batting practice on Monday at Progressive Field. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 22

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Sugar Ray Marimon led Omaha to a matinee win over the Sounds. The righty struck out seven without a walk, holding Nashville to a run on six hits over 6 1/3 innings. Read More »