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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 »

Royals hand ball to Vargas for opener against Indians

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Corey Kluber probably has some fond memories of the Royals. After all, the Indians right-hander pitched the first complete game of his career the last time he faced Kansas City, holding its lineup to one unearned run on four hits on April 24. He'll loo... Read More »

Yankees-Royals finale postponed by rain

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The rainout against the Yankees on Monday night had just been announced, but the Royals were already making a move in preparation for the Cleveland series. The fourth game of the Yankees series was postponed because of constant rain and the forecast of... Read More »

Royals fall in 11th after ninth-inning charge

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The third game of this year's I-70 Series went to St. Louis, as the Cardinals knocked off Kansas City in 11 innings, 5-2, on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals had won the first two games across the state at Busch Stadium. Read More »

Shields looks to keep KC rolling in St. Louis

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The Royals turn to ace James Shields on Tuesday, looking to keep the momentum going against the slumping Cardinals, who have now lost six of eight. St. Louis will start left-hander Jaime Garcia at Busch Stadium in the second game of the I-70 rivalry se... Read More »