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Aoki on top of his game to spark Royals’ win

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Royals outfielder Nori Aoki, who was brought in to infuse his speed and on-base abilities at the top of the order, reached base five times in sparking the Royals' thrilling 4-3 walk-off win over the White Sox on Monday night. Read More »

Duffy healthy, slated to throw simulated game

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Royals lefty Danny Duffy, who was aiming to pitch on Tuesday against the White Sox, will instead throw a four-inning simulated game, while Liam Hendriks makes a second straight spot start. Assuming the simulated game goes well, Duffy will pitch next Mo... Read More »

Duffy says left shoulder is feeling much better

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A start on Tuesday might seem iffy because, as of Thursday, Danny Duffy had not picked up a baseball since throwing one pitch last Saturday and leaving the game because of left shoulder problems. However, the initial MRI showed no structural damage, on... Read More »

Rain delays start of Royals-Tigers series finale

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The start of Wednesday night's crucial series finale between the Royals and Tigers at Comerica Park was delayed due to inclement weather. Heavy downpours pounded the metro Detroit area all day. The rain slowed in the hour leading up to the scheduled fi... Read More »

Pennant race causing schedule tweaks for Royals

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The Royals announced that their Saturday, Sept. 20, game against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium will start at 12:05 p.m. CT, instead of the scheduled 6:10 p.m. Read More »

Guthrie roughed up as Royals drop opener in Detroit

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Jeremy Guthrie allowed six earned runs in 2 2/3 innings and a rally came up short as the Royals saw their lead in the AL Central cut to one game after Monday's 9-5 loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park. Read More »

Butler nominated for Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award

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Royals teammates nominated Billy Butler for the 2014 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award, an honor given annually by Major League players to pay tribute to those they believe are the best in the game, both on and off the field. Read More »

With Holland day to day, Davis locks down save

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All signs pointed to closer Greg Holland finishing the final two outs of the Royals' 1-0 victory over the Yankees on Friday night. Instead, manager Ned Yost called on typical setup man Wade Davis, who struck out the final two hitters to earn his first ... Read More »

Royals look to win fifth straight, pad Central lead behind Duffy

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While Kansas City looks to build its lead in the American League Central in the middle game in the Bronx on Saturday, the Yankees are running out of time to move up in the standings. The Royals' Danny Duffy squares off with New York's Brandon McCarthy. Read More »

With Holland unavailable, Davis locks down save

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All signs pointed to closer Greg Holland finishing the final two outs of the Royals' 1-0 victory over the Yankees on Friday night. Instead, manager Ned Yost called on typical setup man Wade Davis, who struck out the final two hitters to earn his first ... Read More »

Crow, Double-A delegation settle in

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The entire delegation from Double-A Northwest Arkansas has now settled into the Royals' crowded clubhouse. Pitchers Aaron Crow and Liam Hendriks, infielder Christian Colon and outfielder Terrance Gore reported for Tuesday night's game against the Rangers. Read More »

Royals-Indians suspended after rain arrives in KC

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Hold everything. The Kansas City-Cleveland game on Sunday night is in a state of suspended animation after play was stopped by rain midway through the 10th inning with the Indians ahead, 4-2. The game was suspended and will resume in Cleveland prior to... Read More »

Perez’s control of running game earns high praise

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When lightning strikes from Salvador Perez's arm, opposing baserunners feel the bolt. Or the tag. Read More »

Yost: Fans for Indians series were ‘unbelievable’

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Sunday night's game that drew 39,009 fans was the third sellout of the season at Kauffman Stadium. The other sellouts were for the home opener against the White Sox on April 4 (40,103) and the June 20 game against the Mariners (38,475). Read More »

Kauffman Stadium set for nationally televised game

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The joint should be jumping for the Royals' rescheduled Sunday night game against the Indians. Only standing room tickets are left for the 7:07 p.m. CT game at Kauffman Stadium which was switched from the afternoon to accommodate an ESPN Sunday Night B... Read More »