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Duffy burned by power surge in rubber-game loss

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Danny Duffy allowed a season-high 10 hits and gave up a pair of early homers as the Royals dropped a 4-1 decision to the Indians in Sunday's rubber game at Progressive Field. Read More »

Vargas pins Twins in Royals’ rubber-game win

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Jason Vargas fired seven shutout innings for his second win over the Twins this season as the Royals rolled to a 4-0 victory in the rubber game on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. Read More »

Shields out to put shaky June in the rearview mirror

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A pair of opposing starters -- James Shields and Ricky Nolasco -- will look to get back on track when division rivals square off in Minneapolis on Tuesday for the second game of a three-game set. Read More »

Royals bounce Halos with rubber-game walk-off

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Lorenzo Cain logged a four-hit day and his double keyed a big four-run fourth, but it was Omar Infante's single in the ninth that lifted the Royals to a 5-4 walk-off win over the Angels in Sunday's rubber game. Read More »

Royals’ challenges net overturned calls for DPs

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The Royals won challenges in the third and fifth innings that resulted in double plays in Sunday's series finale against the Angels. It was the first time that manager Ned Yost won two challenges in a game. Read More »

Royals tab Guthrie for rubber game vs. Halos

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Jeremy Guthrie will look to continue his recent run of success as the Royals battle C.J. Wilson and the Angels in the rubber game on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals increase Trout’s home run to 455 feet

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The Royals have added 10 feet to Mike Trout's home run, but that's as far as they'll go. So, the ballclub, citing an actual measurement after Friday night's game, announced on Saturday that the Trout wallop into the left-center-field fountains will go ... Read More »

Ventura aiming to help Royals earn series win

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Hector Santiago aims to reinforce his spot in the rotation as the Angels square off against Yordano Ventura and the Royals on Saturday in the middle game at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Cain settling into leadoff spot in Royals’ order

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With Nori Aoki on the 15-day disabled list, manager Ned Yost has identified Lorenzo Cain as the right fielder's replacement atop the Royals' lineup. Cain batted in the leadoff spot for the fifth straight game on Friday night. Read More »

High expectations clear in Yost’s evaluation

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With the season's halfway point approaching, Royals manager Ned Yost was asked before Wednesday night's game if his club had responded as well as expected in the first half. The answer? Not quite. Read More »

Royals keep Cain at leadoff, move Infante to sixth

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Ned Yost doesn't like to change his lineup very much but, after four consecutive losses, the Royals' manager did a little tinkering for Monday night's game against the Dodgers. Read More »

Gordon returns to KC lineup after brief illness

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One day after missing his first game of the season because of flu, left fielder Alex Gordon was back in the Royals' lineup on Friday night against the Mariners. Read More »

Aoki day to day with left groin discomfort

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Royals right fielder Nori Aoki left Tuesday night's game against the Tigers in the second inning with discomfort in his left groin muscle. Read More »

Pitching, defense kept Royals afloat

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While the Royals worked through a mediocre-to-below average first eight weeks of the season, it could have been much worse if not for some of the best pitching and defense in the game. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 10

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Bubba Starling, ranked No. 7 among the Royals' top prospects, doubled and scored a run in the first game of Class A Advanced Wilmington's two losses against Winston-Salem. Read More »