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Manaea among top 10 prospect performers Monday

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Sean Manaea is back on track. The Royals' No. 2 prospect made his return to Class A Advanced Wilmington on Monday, a full 10 months after he pitched his most recent game for the Blue Rocks.

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Duffy looks to get Royals back on track vs. Astros

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The series between the two winningest teams in the American League resumes on Tuesday night at 7:10 p.m. CT, as the Astros and Royals meet for the second game of a three-game set at Minute Maid Park.

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Escobar a late scratch due to split nail bed

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A rash of finger issues caught up to the Royals for Monday night's game in Houston. In addition to Eric Hosmer likely missing the series, shortstop Alcides Escobar was a late scratch from the lineup due to a split nail bed on his right index finger.

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Yost, Royals again off and running

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Royals manager Ned Yost has that Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox humility down to a T. "Sometimes I feel stupid," said Yost, a longtime member of Cox's coaching staff in Atlanta. "Sometimes I go a whole game without giving a sign. These guys are athleti...

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Virginia wins College World Series

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Virginia captured its first national championship in baseball. The Cavaliers erased an early 2-0 deficit to beat defending champ Vanderbilt 4-2 in game three of the finals at the College World Series. Virginia’s Pavin Smith tied the game at two with a two-run homer in the fourth and an inning later gave the Cavaliers the […]

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Elias, Duffy to duel in rubber match vs. Royals

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Danny Duffy starts for Kansas City after missing more than two months with shoulder soreness followed by left biceps tendinitis as the Royals face the Mariners in the final game of a three-game series Wednesday at Safeco Field at 7:10 p.m. PT.

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Vanderbilt nears repeat title

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Vandebilt is a step closer to a second straight College World Series title. Carson Fulmer allowed only two hits in 7 and two thirds scoreless innings and struck out seven as the Commodores beat Virginia 5-1 in game one of the championship series. Fulmer outdueled Virginia starter Connor Jones, who allowed three hits over five […]

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Saltdogs win in 11

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The Lincoln Saltdogs scored two runs in the bottom of the 11th inning to post a 4-3 victory over Fargo-Moorhead.Aaron Payne had three hits, including the game winner in the bottom of the 11th, as the Saltdogs improve to 9-22 and snapped a seven-game lo...

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Blanton showing no rust on comeback trail

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For most of the spring, Royals right-hander Joe Blanton was simply happy he had completed his comeback after walking away from the game last season.

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Omaha win streak to six

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Casey Coleman and Louis Coleman combined to toss six scoreless innings in relief as Omaha completed a four-game sweep of Nashville with a 7-1 victory on a Sunday afternoon at First Tennessee Park. The Storm Chasers took command by scoring six runs in the third inning as the won their sixth straight game. It was […]

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Lincoln falls to Joplin rally

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Jesus Solarzano launched a game-tying home run late as the Joplin Blasters rallied to beat the Lincoln Saltdogs 6-2 to complete the series sweep at Haymarket Park Sunday afternoon. Solarzano’s rocket cleared the wall in left to begin the top of the eighth inning and even the game at 2-2. The Blasters scored another run […]

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‘Wheels come off’ for Young in fifth

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Right-hander Chris Young knew he wasn't on top of his game early on. But he was just hoping he could persevere and keep his team close through five or six innings. He almost made it, but his command fell apart in a rough five-run fifth that led to his ...

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Young, Royals roughed up in rubber game

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Mookie Betts came within a single of hitting for the cycle, the Red Sox pounded out 16 hits and Wade Miley served up six scoreless innings in a 13-2 Father's Day blowout of the Royals on Sunday afternoon.

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Infante’s defense among game’s best

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For all the Twitter jabs at the possibility of Royals second baseman Omar Infante being an All-Star, the truth is that Infante is playing about as well defensively as anyone in the league at his position right now.

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