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Early offensive burst captures Royals’ series finale

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The Royals claimed their home regular-season finale and salvaged a game in their last series with the Tigers on Sunday in a 5-2 win at Kauffman Stadium, cutting their AL Central deficit to 1 1/2 games. Read More »

Royals Hall of Famer White returns to The K

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Former Royals star Frank White was back at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night for the first time since 2011. White had not attended a game since a falling out with the Royals when he left their TV broadcasting team. He and wife Teresa attended the game w... Read More »

Aoki stays locked in with two knocks in loss

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One game into a crucial showdown with the first-place Tigers, and it's clear that, so far, only one thing carried over from the Royals' previous series: Nori Aoki's scorching bat. The outfielder ran his multi-hit streak to four games in a 10-1 loss on ... Read More »

Role model Hosmer nominated for Clemente Award

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First baseman Eric Hosmer was named the Royals' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award on Tuesday. The Clemente Award pays tribute to Clemente's achievements and character by recognizing current players who best represent the game of baseball through p... Read More »

Duffy set for Monday after issue-free simulated game

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Danny Duffy had no shoulder problems in a four-inning simulated game on Tuesday, and the Royals left-hander is in line to start on Monday night at Cleveland. Read More »

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 »