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Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 6

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Brandon Downes hit his first professional homer for Idaho Falls, a solo shot in the sixth. He was Kansas City's seventh-round pick in June. Read More »

Solving Kansas City’s playoff riddle

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In first place in the American League Central on June 18, having won 10 games in a row to climb to seven games over .500, the Royals have since gone 9-18, falling eight games behind Detroit and into sixth place in the AL Wild Card race. A season that h... Read More »

Duffy faces Kluber, Tribe to follow outstanding June

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Danny Duffy credits Royals catcher Salvador Perez with the success this season, and the battery aims to continue that in July as Kansas City takes on Corey Kluber and Cleveland in the rubber match on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Colon, Mortensen win June Minor League honors

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Christian Colon, now with the parent Kansas City club, was named Triple-A Omaha's Player of the Month for June, and right-hander Clayton Mortensen was named Pitcher of the Month. Read More »

Duffy, Esky voted top Royals players for June

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Left-hander Danny Duffy and shortstop Alcides Escobar were named the Royals' Pitcher and Player of the month for June on Wednesday. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 30

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Reigning Texas League Player of the Week Lane Adams doubled twice, extending his hitting streak to seven games (.400, 12-for-30), for the Naturals. Read More »

Shields out to put shaky June in the rearview mirror

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A pair of opposing starters -- James Shields and Ricky Nolasco -- will look to get back on track when division rivals square off in Minneapolis on Tuesday for the second game of a three-game set. Read More »

Ibanez: Royals ‘my favorite opportunity’

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After being released by the Angels on June 21, Raul Ibanez had numerous suitors, but decided that Kansas City is the right place for him to play. Read More »

Adams named Texas League Player of the Week

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Outfielder Lane Adams was named the Player of the Week in the Texas League for the week ending June 29. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 29

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Futures Game selection Christian Binford, ranked No. 11 among the Royals' top prospects, pitched well in a 4-2 defeat for Class A Advanced Wilmington, holding Salem to two runs on five hits over six innings. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 27

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The Naturals built an 8-0 lead on their way to a rubber game win at Midland. 2013 first-rounder and sixth-ranked Royals prospect Hunter Dozier continued his hot hitting, going 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run. Read More »

Yankees-Royals rainout now set for Aug. 25

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Although announced earlier, the rained-out Yankees-Royals game of June 9 has been officially rescheduled for 6:10 p.m. CT on Monday, Aug. 25, at Kauffman Stadium. There will be a pregame ceremony in which retiring Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will be ... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 26

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Sixth-ranked Royals prospect Hunter Dozier drove in a run and posted his first three-hit game at the Double-A level at the NW Arkansas Natural beat Midland. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 25

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The B-Royals lost their home opener to the Twins, who scored all eight runs from the sixth inning on. Niklas Stephenson turned in five shutout innings for Burlington, striking out two and scattering three hits. Ryan Dale, Marten Gasparini and Logan Moo... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 24

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Omaha finished 1-3 in the series after El Paso plated five in the ninth. The late scoring resulted in a no decision for Sugar Ray Marimon (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO). No. 15-ranked prospect Christian Colon recorded two hits, extending his hitting s... Read More »