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Royals pull away in 13th at Angel Stadium

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Danny Valencia hurt his left wrist while swinging during his 13th-inning at-bat and had to convince manager Ned Yost to keep him in the game. He won the debate and hit a double that opened the door for three runs and a 7-4 victory over the Angels at An... Read More »

Yost accepts head-first slides as part of game

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The Royals' Ned Yost doesn't like head-first slides any more than any other Major League manager, but he said there's no way to stop players from the risky maneuver. Read More »

Duffy back on the hill for opener in Anaheim

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Danny Duffy, who flirted with a perfect game during his last start, returns to the mound Friday night in Anaheim as the Royals visit Angel Stadium for a three-game weekend series. C.J. Wilson gets the starting nod for the red-hot Halos. Read More »

White Sox lose challenge on stolen base in ninth

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White Sox manager Robin Ventura had nothing to lose when he challenged Jarrod Dyson's stolen base in the ninth inning Tuesday night. If the call would have been overturned, the game would have ended. Read More »

Ventura looks to shut down White Sox, even series

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Tuesday won't be Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura's first exposure to the White Sox. He was dealt his first Major League loss by Chicago last September, and Ventura will look for better results when he squares off against Andre Rienzo in the second ... Read More »

Perez likely to miss a few games with sore hand

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez might miss the last two games of the White Sox series after leaving Monday night's 7-6 loss with a sore and swollen right hand. The injury occurred previously and was aggravated as he batted on Monday night. X-rays after t... Read More »

Gordon joins rare Royals company with huge game

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Alex Gordon's smash hitting display in Sunday's 8-6 victory over Baltimore was the fifth of its kind in Royals history. Research shows that only four other Royals had games with at least four hits, two home runs, six RBIs and three runs scored. Read More »

Duffy slated to take next turn on Friday

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Just in case there was any doubt, yes, Danny Duffy will be starting again when his turn comes around next Friday against the Angels in Anaheim. Not that he wouldn't have gotten another start after his flirtation with a perfect game in Saturday night's ... Read More »

Duffy flirts with perfecto as Royals clip Orioles

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Left-hander Danny Duffy, making just his third start of the season, lost his perfect game bid with two outs in the seventh as the Royals earned a 1-0 win over the Orioles. Read More »

Duffy’s perfecto bid vs. O’s ends with hit in 7th

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, making just his third start of the season, lost his perfect game bid with two outs in the seventh against the Orioles on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Yost confident Butler will turn corner at plate

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Billy Butler's battle to hit like the Billy Butler of the past continues. Going into Saturday night's game against the Orioles, Butler was 1-for-14 on this homestand and his average was .226 with one home run and 14 RBIs. Read More »

‘Dressed to Nines’ to salute Negro Leagues

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The Royals, in their first "Dressed to the Nines" event, are encouraging fans to wear their Sunday best to the game in the tradition of the Negro Leagues crowds of the past. The first 10,000 fans will receive a Kansas City Monarchs fedora to top off th... Read More »

Royals’ offense key near one-quarter mark

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The Royals are just about at the quarter pole of their 162-game trek through the season. The 2-1 loss to the Orioles on Thursday night was their 40th game. So manager Ned Yost was asked for his assessment of his team: "We need to hit better. That's it." Read More »

Moustakas stays humble after breakout game

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Mike Moustakas stood in front of his locker before the Royals took on the Orioles Thursday, confidently fielding questions from reporters just like he did after the 3-2 win over the Rockies on Wednesday. Read More »

Yost expects to rest Davis with stiff neck

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Royals setup reliever Wade Davis was experiencing neck stiffness and was not expected to be used in Thursday night's game against the Orioles. Read More »