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Yost confident Butler will turn corner at plate

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Billy Butler's battle to hit like the Billy Butler of the past continues. Going into Saturday night's game against the Orioles, Butler was 1-for-14 on this homestand and his average was .226 with one home run and 14 RBIs. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: May 16

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Royals No. 2 prospect Raul Mondesi doubled home the go-ahead run and scored on a two-run single by No. 7 prospect Bubba Starling on Friday night. Mondesi recorded two doubles and two runs while Starling posted a pair of singles. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: May 12

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Jimmy Paredes had an incredible night, completing the first cycle in Werner Park history (order: home run, triple, double, single). He hit a grand slam in the fourth and drove in eight to lead Triple-A Omaha over New Orleans, 19-1. 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 »

Ventura gives up two homers, offense can’t respond

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Yordano Ventura, who had given up just two home runs in his previous six starts, gave up two blasts to the Mariners and the Royals were dealt a 3-1 loss Saturday at Safeco Field. Read More »

Royals look to keep rolling against Mariners

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Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma will make his first home start on Thursday night against Danny Duffy and the Royals in the opener of a four-game set at Safeco Field. Read More »

Shields can’t find his way at home vs. Tigers

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James Shields labored in what proved to be a decisive three-run fourth and Billy Butler's first home run wasn't enough for the Royals in an 8-2 loss to the Tigers on Friday night. Read More »

Guthrie all fired up about Royals’ loss to Jays

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Billy Butler delivered a pair of run-scoring hits, but starter Jeremy Guthrie served up two costly home runs in the Royals' 7-3 loss to the Blue Jays on Thursday night in the series finale. Read More »

KC prospect Cuthbert homers twice in Double-A game

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Royals No. 20 prospect Cheslor Cuthbert hit two home runs Wednesday in Double-A Northwest Arkansas' 6-4 win over Springfield. Read More »

Seitzer right at home as Blue Jays face KC

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Blue Jays hitting coach Kevin Seitzer has the luxury of enjoying a homecoming this week during a three-game series against the Royals. The Kansas City resident can sleep in his own bed before the club takes a flight to Pittsburgh late Thursday night. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 27

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The Storm Chasers were swept in a four-game set at New Orleans, and the Blue Rocks dropped to 1-1 in a four-game set at home. Read More »

Yost unconcerned with offensive rough patch

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Although the Royals arrived in Baltimore ranked 14th in scoring and last in home runs, manager Ned Yost was confident that his offense would eventually hit its stride. Read More »

Crew chief challenge stands in KC-Indians tilt

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A play at home plate in the first inning of Thursday's game between the Indians and Royals prompted an instant-replay review by umpire crew chief Bill Miller. The umpire wanted to make sure that Kansas City catcher Brett Hayes was properly positioned i... Read More »

Royals’ offense lacking charge of home run power

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Frustratingly, the lack of offensive sizzle has not been all-that-uncommon an occurrence for the Royals in these early days of 2014. The sample size is, of course, smallish. And yes, the mere topic of the power outage is a negative one for a Royals tea... Read More »

Home run shortage not a concern for Yost

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It's been a slow go for the Royals in the home run department. Through Monday's games, they ranked last among the 30 Major League teams in homers with six. The Angels led the Majors with 29. Read More »