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Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 15

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Northwest Arkansas built a 6-0 lead and withstood a late San Antonio rally in a series-opening win. Mitch Maier hit a two-run homer in the fifth, extending the lead to 5-0. Hunter Dozier delivered two hits, two RBIs and a run.

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Yost trying to keep Holland fresh down stretch

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Closer Greg Holland had rough going in finishing out Friday night's 6-5 victory over the Twins and Royals manager Ned Yost is concerned. Yost knows that he has to keep Holland as fresh as possible as the Royals vie for their first postseason berth sinc...

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Royals lose challenge on safe call at third base

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Royals manager Ned Yost contended that catcher Salvador Perez's snap throw to Mike Moustakas caught Trevor Plouffe off third base in the fourth inning of Friday night's 6-5 win at Target Field. However, the New York office ruled that umpire Chris Segal...

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Willingham makes his return to Target Field

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Josh Willingham, who was claimed by the Royals on waivers and traded for right-hander Jason Adam on Monday, was back in a familiar place on Friday. But he admitted it was strange heading to the visitor's clubhouse at Target Field.

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Davis grace under pressure in Royals’ bullpen

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Taking over a three-run lead in Friday night's 6-5 win at Minnesota, Royals reliever Wade Davis again coolly pitched around Joe Mauer's one-out double to run his string of consecutive scoreless innings to 19 2/3.

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Hosmer told to rest injured hand for another week

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Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was disappointed because he'd hoped to start swinging a bat by Friday, but the doctors told him no-go. Hosmer underwent a CT scan and an X-ray on Thursday at the University of Kansas Medical Center and he was told to co...

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Royals-Indians on Aug. 31 moved to evening

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If you were planning to be at Kauffman Stadium for an afternoon game on Sunday, Aug. 31, you'll have to adjust your schedule. The game against Cleveland, originally scheduled for 1:10 p.m. CT, has been changed to 7:07 p.m. to accommodate a telecast by ...

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