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Royals bid farewell to Butler, return attention to needs

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It was time for the Royals to say goodbye to Billy Butler after eight years in a Kansas City uniform. The Oakland A's confirmed on Wednesday the signing of the designated hitter to a three-year contract, believed to be worth $30 million. Read More »

Royals’ Crow joins Mission to feed hungry in KC

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Aaron Crow, a Kansas City reliever for the last four years, pitched in with a crew from the Royals' work force to serve a Thanksgiving meal to folks in need at the City Union Mission of Kansas City. Crow's group waited on 225 diners at the Men's Center... Read More »

Moore focused on rotation, retooling for title run

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There's no doubt about general manager Dayton Moore's top priority when it comes to restructuring his World Series Royals for the 2015 season: Kansas City wants to lock up a strong starting pitcher. Read More »

Yost has minor skin cancer surgery on nose

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Royals manager Ned Yost delayed his return home to Georgia to undergo a skin cancer procedure on his nose on Friday in Kansas City. Yost said the surgery was minor for basal cell carcinoma. Read More »

Fresh off Series run, Royals face tough decisions

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What's the obvious need for the 2015 Royals, fresh from their first World Series experience in 29 years? Right off the bat, you'd have to say more bats. Productive bats. Maybe even some that could get Kansas City off the bottom of the American League h... Read More »

Butler wants to continue career with Royals

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Billy Butler, Kansas City's favorite adopted son, with the nickname "Country Breakfast," stares down impending free agency this winter. The Royals almost certainly will not pick up his $12.5 million option for 2015, making him a free agent for the firs... Read More »

Oct. 29 Ned Yost postgame interview

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Royals manager Ned Yost addressed the media following Game 7 of the World Series in Kansas City. Read More »

Kansas City police officer honored with Legacy Seat

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James Cisneros works off-duty security for the Royals and was stationed in the bullpen during Games 1 and 2. He assumed that his assignment would be the same for Game 7, but on Tuesday afternoon, he got the call telling him that he would have the honor... Read More »

Rested ‘pen tops 10 reasons Royals will win Game 7

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Kansas City's three shutdown relievers -- all of whom have better stuff than most closers -- could work four innings in tonight's Game 7, maybe even more. That's a huge edge for the Royals, even if the Giants do use Madison Bumgarner out of their bullp... Read More »

Oct. 28 Yordano Ventura postgame interview

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Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura addressed the media with teammate Christian Colon serving as interpreter after Game 6 of the World Series in Kansas City. Read More »

Oct. 28 Ned Yost postgame interview

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Royals manager Ned Yost addressed the media after Game 6 of the World Series in Kansas City. Read More »

After pair of rough games, ‘pen confident it’ll rebound

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Now the Royals' bullpen is going to have to do something it hasn't had much practice at this season: Bounce back. Going into a must-win Game 6 tonight at Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City's relievers are confident they can regain their form. Read More »

Royals’ prospect Zimmer dealing with shoulder issue

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Right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' No. 2 prospect, had his injured pitching shoulder evaluated on Monday by Dr. David W. Altchek in New York. Kansas City remains hopeful that Zimmer will avoid major surgery. Read More »

There’s something about Game 6

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Through the years, Game 6 of the World Series has had an almost mystical ability to thrill us and chill us and etch itself into our hearts and minds. Now we've got another, coming up tonight at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Read More »

Love for Howser still resonates strongly in KC

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Former Royals manager Dick Howser left an impression on his players and fans in Kansas City with his personality and results, including the 1985 World Series title. Read More »