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MLB Notebook: At his best, Shields has few peers

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When James Shields is on top of his game, few can match his dominance on the mound. Such was the case Thursday, when the Royals right-hander fanned 12, including seven straight, in a 5-1 win over the Astros. Read More »

Moustakas’ first homer of season wins it in 11th

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Kansas City's Mike Moustakas, who entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning, hung around to hit his first home run of the season in the 11th inning and boost the Royals to a 6-4 victory Wednesday night over the Houston Astros at Minute Ma... Read More »

Porter wins challenge in tight game vs. KC

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Astros manager Bo Porter successfully challenged a safe call on Lorenzo Cain's leadoff infield single in the ninth inning of a 4-4 game against the Royals on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park. After a two-minute, 54-second review, Cain was ruled out. Read More »

Royals emotional about honoring Robinson

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Hours before the annual celebration of baseball's first African-American player showed up on the back of their jerseys in the form of the No. 42, several Royals reflected on the former Dodger star's impact on the modern game. Read More »

Royals’ offense looking to kick into high gear

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When is it going to happen? The Royals' previous 10 games didn't offer much in the way of scoring, just an average of 2.9 runs a game. Designated hitter Billy Butler says the club has too much talent not to turn things around at the plate. Read More »

Royals say Jackie’s Day cause for celebration

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The Royals will join all of Major League Baseball in marking Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday, in commemoration of his breaking the game's color barrier. Today's players have benefited because of the sacrifices made by Robinson and the African-Americans ... Read More »

NLBM salutes inaugural ‘Hall of Game’ class

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The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on Saturday introduced four members of the inaugural class of the "Hall of Game," the museum's tribute to MLB stars who played the game with the same passion, determination, flair and skill as the heroes of the Negro L... Read More »

Royals hoping ace Shields can deflect Twins

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Ace right-hander James Shields brings a 2.18 ERA on the road while wearing a Royals uniform into Saturday's middle game against Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco at Target Field. Read More »

Omaha’s Eibner has career game with nine RBIs

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Brett Eibner, playing for the Royals' Triple-A club at Omaha on Wednesday afternoon, had nine RBIs, as he went 5-for-5 with two home runs in a 20-3 rout of visiting Memphis. Read More »

Royals take series behind Gordon’s big day

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Alex Gordon hit Kansas City's first home run of the season and tied a career-high with four RBIs in a game as the Royals defeated the Rays, 7-3, in the rubber match on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. Jeremy Guthrie allowed a run over seven inn... Read More »

Royals unable to reward Ventura’s strong debut

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Yordano Ventura pitched almost perfectly on Tuesday night, but the Rays broke up a scoreless game in the ninth inning against closer Greg Holland to take a 1-0 victory at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

No concussion for Infante; evaluation to continue

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The news was about as good as could be hoped for about Royals second baseman Omar Infante on Tuesday morning. Infante did not sustain a concussion or a broken jaw as a result of being hit by a pitch in the seventh inning of Monday night's game against ... Read More »

Infante hit in face with pitch, leaves game

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Royals second baseman Omar Infante left Monday night's game after being struck in the face by a pitch in the seventh inning. Read More »

Chen set for season debut against White Sox

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Southpaw John Danks will put his his 6-0 career record against the Royals to the test when he opposes veteran lefty Bruce Chen on Saturday in the middle game at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Home opener vs. White Sox bodes well for Royals

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The first game of the season has not been kind to the Royals in recent years; overall, their mark is 15-31. But the club's record in its first game at home is considerably better. Read More »