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Cardinals lose challenge on Cain’s infield hit

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In a game where offense was hard to come by, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny challenged a safe call at first base Monday night against Kansas City. Read More »

Duffy set to face Cardinals; Chen progressing

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"Dead arm" or not, left-hander Danny Duffy plans to be full of life on Monday night at St. Louis when he faces the Cardinals. Duffy lasted just four innings and gave up six runs in Wednesday's 9-3 loss to the Astros. Bruce Chen (sore back) threw a simu... Read More »

Valencia out of lineup for fifth straight game

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Third baseman Danny Valencia was out of the Royals' starting lineup for the fifth straight game on Thursday night against the Blue Jays. Valencia is recovering from a hand injury sustained while batting at Anaheim last weekend. Read More »

Yost: Lack of offense affects every phase of game

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Manager Ned Yost chalked up his sixth-inning ejection from Tuesday's 3-0 loss to the Astros as sheer frustration that simply boiled over. The root of that frustration, according to the Royals' manager, was a stalled offense. Read More »

Guthrie, McHugh to match up in middle game in KC

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Collin McHugh has been a pleasant surprise for the Astros this season, and on Tuesday, he'll take the hill opposite Royals veteran Jeremy Guthrie at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Read More »

Infante activated from DL; Coleman optioned

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Second baseman Omar Infante was reinstated from the disabled list and was in the Royals' lineup for Monday night's game against the Astros. Read More »

KC’s Ventura exits with lateral elbow discomfort

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Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura was removed from Monday night's game with what was described as lateral elbow discomfort. Read More »

Maxwell has big day at dish for Triple-A Omaha

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Outfielder Justin Maxwell, playing his second game since being assigned to Triple-A Omaha, had five RBIs on Monday as the Storm Chasers beat the Round Rock Express, 6-5, at Omaha's Werner Park. Read More »

Royals’ Chen feels ‘really good’ after simulated game

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Left-hander Bruce Chen threw 25 pitches in a simulated game on Monday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium and reported no problems with his ailing back. Read More »

Sprained hand keeps Valencia from Royals’ lineup

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Danny Valencia's opportunity to show what he can do for the Royals at third base is still on hold. Valencia was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game on Monday night because of a sprained left hand sustained while swinging the bat on ... Read More »

Royals option Pena, recall righty Mariot

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With No. 1 catcher Salvador Perez (right hand) healthy and starting his second game in a row Sunday, the Royals optioned third catcher Francisco Pena to Triple-A Omaha, and recalled the Storm Chasers' closer, right-hander Michael Mariot. The Royals' bu... Read More »

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 »