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Royals prospect Calixte heating up for Naturals

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Orlando Calixte, the Royals' No. 9 prospect, according to MLB.com, had four hits, including two home runs, in just his second game of the season for Double-A Northwest Arkansas in Sunday's 9-8 win. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: May 11

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The Royals' No. 9 prospect Orlando Calixte hit a walk-off home run as Northwest Arkansas won its third straight -- 9-8 over Springfield on Sunday -- to finish 3-1 in the series. Calixte was 4-for-5 with two home runs in his second game of the year, whi... Read More »

Plate umpire exits game with bruised hand

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Plate umpire Scott Barry was hit in the hand by a ball in Saturday's Royals-Mariners game, but X-rays were negative and he is expected to be umpiring at second base in the series finale Sunday. Read More »

Force play overturned on McClendon challenge

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Umpires overturned a call on a force play at second base in the first inning of Friday night's game between the Mariners and Royals at Safeco Field. Read More »

Vargas returns to Seattle to take on former team

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Jason Vargas takes the mound for the Royals against his former team Mariners on Friday, squaring off against Seattle's Brandon Maurer in the second game of the four-game set. Read More »

Infante out of action again Thursday with sore back

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Second baseman Omar Infante was out of the Royals' lineup again on Thursday night and he's expected to miss Friday night's game against the Mariners as well. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: May 7

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Omaha evened the series at a game apiece behind a strong outing from Aaron Brooks, who earned his first Triple-A win. Read More »

Royals rise to occasion with rubber-game win

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James Shields fired seven scoreless innings and Eric Hosmer logged three run-scoring hits and four RBIs in leading the Royals to an 8-0 win over the Padres in Wednesday's rubber game. Read More »

Shields looks to continue amazing run on the road

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The Padres are starting Andrew Cashner, who has never faced the Royals, against James Shields in the rubber game of the Interleague match. Read More »

Salvy says he’s fine despite bruised left shin

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Catcher Salvador Perez left Friday night's game with his shin barking, but he insisted that he'll play on Saturday night against the Tigers. Perez's left shin was bruised when he fouled off a pitch in the seventh inning against Rick Porcello. Read More »

Royals shift things with Hosmer’s bunt attempt

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There were two reasons for Eric Hosmer's bunt attempt with two outs and nobody on in Thursday's game against the Blue Jays: The shift and pitcher Aaron Loup, who had just entered the game. Read More »

Brooks returns for second tour with Royals

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Right-hander Aaron Brooks was back on Friday for his second stay with the Royals this season when left-hander Bruce Chen was placed on the 15-day disabled list. Previously, Brooks was called up from Triple-A Omaha on April 5 and stayed five days withou... Read More »

Hosmer confirmed out at plate on crew chief review

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A crew chief review confirmed an out call against the Royals in Wednesday night's game when Eric Hosmer was called out at the plate. Read More »

Chen skipped, slated to make next start Saturday

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A day off is time for contemplation, and Royals manager Ned Yost planned to spend his Monday thinking about his rotation. Sure enough, as Tuesday night's game against Toronto approached, Yost revealed the result of his deliberations: He plans to skip l... Read More »

Infante crowns O’s with six RBIs in series win

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Omar Infante matched a career high by driving in six runs to back a strong outing from ace James Shields as the Royals rolled to a 9-3 win over the Orioles in Sunday's rubber game at Camden Yards. Read More »