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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 »

Guthrie set to square off with former team in Baltimore

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The Orioles undoubtedly will go into Saturday night's game against the Royals without first baseman Chris Davis as lefty Wei-Yin Chen faces former O's ace Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals. Read More »

All-Star ballot opens with Alcides front and center

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Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar has never been on an All-Star team -- or won a Gold Glove, for that matter -- but perhaps 2014 is his year. Certainly fans can give him a push toward the American League All-Star team with their votes as the annual ball... Read More »

Collins takes another step toward return to ‘pen

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Left-hander Tim Collins is getting closer to returning to the Royals' bullpen. Collins threw 20 to 25 pitches Tuesday under mock game conditions. Read More »

Squirrel avoids contact in Royals-Indians tilt

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At least no baseball struck the squirrel that cavorted on the field during the Royals-Indians game on Monday night. The same couldn't be said for a seagull that intervened in their game on June 10, 2009, at Progressive Field. In fact, the seagull prove... Read More »

Yost says Butler needs to find timing at plate

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Billy Butler's season-launching slump caught everyone by surprise, including Royals manager Ned Yost. Before Friday night's game against the Twins, Yost was asked if he'd seen anything like it from Butler. Read More »

MLB Notebook: At his best, Shields has few peers

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When James Shields is on top of his game, few can match his dominance on the mound. Such was the case Thursday, when the Royals right-hander fanned 12, including seven straight, in a 5-1 win over the Astros. Read More »

Moustakas’ first homer of season wins it in 11th

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Kansas City's Mike Moustakas, who entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning, hung around to hit his first home run of the season in the 11th inning and boost the Royals to a 6-4 victory Wednesday night over the Houston Astros at Minute Ma... Read More »

Porter wins challenge in tight game vs. KC

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Astros manager Bo Porter successfully challenged a safe call on Lorenzo Cain's leadoff infield single in the ninth inning of a 4-4 game against the Royals on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park. After a two-minute, 54-second review, Cain was ruled out. Read More »

Royals emotional about honoring Robinson

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Hours before the annual celebration of baseball's first African-American player showed up on the back of their jerseys in the form of the No. 42, several Royals reflected on the former Dodger star's impact on the modern game. Read More »

Royals’ offense looking to kick into high gear

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When is it going to happen? The Royals' previous 10 games didn't offer much in the way of scoring, just an average of 2.9 runs a game. Designated hitter Billy Butler says the club has too much talent not to turn things around at the plate. Read More »

Royals say Jackie’s Day cause for celebration

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The Royals will join all of Major League Baseball in marking Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday, in commemoration of his breaking the game's color barrier. Today's players have benefited because of the sacrifices made by Robinson and the African-Americans ... Read More »

NLBM salutes inaugural ‘Hall of Game’ class

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The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on Saturday introduced four members of the inaugural class of the "Hall of Game," the museum's tribute to MLB stars who played the game with the same passion, determination, flair and skill as the heroes of the Negro L... Read More »

Royals hoping ace Shields can deflect Twins

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Ace right-hander James Shields brings a 2.18 ERA on the road while wearing a Royals uniform into Saturday's middle game against Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco at Target Field. Read More »

Omaha’s Eibner has career game with nine RBIs

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Brett Eibner, playing for the Royals' Triple-A club at Omaha on Wednesday afternoon, had nine RBIs, as he went 5-for-5 with two home runs in a 20-3 rout of visiting Memphis. Read More »