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KC adds another arm, takes Skoglund in Round 3

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The Royals opened up Day 2 of the Draft with their fourth pitcher in five picks -- and third lefty -- selecting University of Central Florida left-hander Eric Skoglund in the third round on Friday. Read More »

KC chooses prep southpaw Griffin with second pick

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Left-handed pitching was the Royals' emphasis in the first round of the First-Year Player Draft. Foster Griffin, a high school left-hander from Orlando, Fla., was chosen 28th overall by the Royals on Thursday night. Earlier, they picked lefty Brandon F... Read More »

Right-handed-hitting Vallot made strong impression

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After taking two pitchers, the Royals went to the other side of the plate for their third selection on Thursday night in the First-Year Player Draft with catcher Chase Vallot. Read More »

Royals rise late to claim I-70 Series vs. Cardinals

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It only took a few swings of the bat, and a couple of well-placed hits, for five innings of pent-up frustration to evaporate. The Royals used a three-run sixth inning to reverse a two-run deficit in Kansas City's 3-2 win over the Cardinals on Thursday ... Read More »

Cards lose challenge, then benefit from umps’ look

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Cardinals manager Mike Matheny lost a fifth-inning challenge Thursday, when umpires ruled the play would stand after a review. Umpire CB Bucknor's initial call was that Yadier Molina was out at second while trying for a double. Read More »

Guthrie tabbed to face rival Yankees in opener

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Chase Whitley and the Yankees will face Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals on Friday in the opener of a four-game wraparound series at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals release veteran pitcher Tomko

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Brett Tomko's comeback bid with the Royals ended Wednesday when the team released the 41-year-old pitcher. Read More »

Royals finalists for ‘All-Star Teachers’ announced

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The three Royals finalists for the "All-Star Teachers" campaign were announced on Thursday. Read More »

Royals draft TCU lefty Finnegan with first pick

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Brandon Finnegan found that being selected by the Royals in the first round of the First-Year Player Draft on Thursday night was an emotional experience. Read More »

Royals find righty Blewett in second round

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The Royals, on their first day of the First-Year Player Draft, made it three pitchers out of four selections. Right-hander Scott Blewett from Baker High School in Baldwinsville, N.Y., was the Royals' fourth choice on Thursday night and the 56th selecti... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: June 4

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19th-ranked Royals prospect Cheslor Cuthbert was 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run and a walk for Northwest Arkansas. Read More »

Royals fall in 11th after ninth-inning charge

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The third game of this year's I-70 Series went to St. Louis, as the Cardinals knocked off Kansas City in 11 innings, 5-2, on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals had won the first two games across the state at Busch Stadium. Read More »

Royals must make the most of early Draft picks

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The Royals won't make their first selection as early as they have in the recent past, but they will have four of the top 56 picks in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. Read More »

Ventura returning for finale against Cardinals

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Yordano Ventura is back from a DL stint with "pitcher's elbow" and looks to help the Royals secure a series victory in the I-70 rivalry finale Thursday night. He will take the mound opposite Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha, who has a 2.45 ERA and ... Read More »

Royals lose challenge on inning-ending DP

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In the seventh inning Wednesday night, the Royals' Lorenzo Cain rapped into an inning-ending double play. Manager Ned Yost challenged umpire Dale Scott's out call at first base, but a review in New York let the ruling stand. Read More »