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Royals do their best work with two outs

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The Royals truly believe they are never out of a game. That can explain why Kansas City leads the Major Leagues in two-out hits with 90 and are tied for first with two-out RBIs with Boston with 55.

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Royals Minor League report: May 3

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Omaha and Colorado Springs played to a 4-2 final for a second straight day, with the Storm Chasers coming out on top. Aaron Brooks had his best start of the year, fanning eight with no walks while allowing just one run over seven innings.

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Guthrie pleased with command, not results

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Royals righty Jeremy Guthrie gave up a season-high six runs and saw his ERA balloon to 6.52 in a 6-4 loss to the Tigers on Sunday. But manager Ned Yost says he will continue to have a long leash with his veteran starter.

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Guthrie, Royals settle for series split vs. Tigers

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Right-hander Anibal Sanchez logged five perfect frames before a leadoff single in the sixth and Alex Avila had three RBIs in leading the Tigers to a 6-4 win over the Royals on Sunday. Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie was tagged for six runs.

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Vargas, Royals host Indians in series opener

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The Royals and Indians renew their AL Central rivalry on Tuesday in Kansas City, with Jason Vargas going for the reigning American League champions and Danny Salazar starting for Cleveland.

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Colon, Royals complete stellar double play

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Christian Colon, Omar Infante and Eric Hosmer pulled off what likely is the Royals' double play of the season so far in the third inning against Detroit on Sunday.

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Royals shift Vargas to start opener vs. Indians

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The Royals switched right-hander Jeremy Guthrie and left-hander Jason Vargas in the rotation, allowing Guthrie to pitch in Sunday's series finale against the Tigers. Vargas will start on Tuesday against the Indians.

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Cain drops appeal, starts serving suspension

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Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain has dropped the appeal of his two-game suspension stemming from the April 25 dust-up with the White Sox and began serving it Sunday.

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Royals Minor League report: May 2

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Omaha lost despite recording 14 hits to Colorado Springs' five. The Storm Chasers were 2-for-15 with runners in scoring position. Whit Merrifield extended his hitting streak to a career-best 16 games, going 2-for-4 plus an RBI. Merrifield's RBI followe...

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After duel, Volquez hard-luck loser vs. Price

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In his first start since serving a five-game suspension, Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez was solid again. It just so happened he went up against Detroit's David Price, who was even better. Vargas threw six strong innings, but in a 2-1 loss to the T...

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Volquez’s strong return not enough vs. Tigers

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Detroit left-hander David Price threw a complete-game five-hitter and won his third game of the year as the Tigers beat the Royals, 2-1, on Saturday night in front of 38,692 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

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Volquez’s strong return not enough vs. Tigers

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Detroit left-hander David Price threw a complete-game five-hitter and won his third game of the year as the Tigers beat the Royals, 2-1, on Saturday night in front of 38,692 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

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Holland on target, feels good after sim game

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Royals closer Greg Holland threw a simulated game Saturday and reported all went well. Royals manager Ned Yost is hoping Holland will be ready by Tuesday.

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