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Royals miss chance despite plethora of pitchers

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There was no happy follow-up to the Royals' magical footloose victory of 24 hours earlier. Just when a chance to dance closer to first place had presented itself, too. The Chicago White Sox ruined that ambition with a 7-5 victory on Tuesday night, keep... Read More »

Vargas, Shields moved up in shuffled rotation

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The Royals switched up their rotation on Tuesday to maximize their pitching matchups for the final 12 games of the regular season -- and possibly beyond. Kansas City slid Jeremy Guthrie, originally slated to start Friday's series opener against the div... Read More »

Shields, Royals begin final playoff push against AL Central foes

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For the Royals, it's all American League Central from here on out. Kansas City begins a three-game set against the White Sox on Monday, and after dropping 3-of-4 to Boston this weekend the club is done with out-of-division play for the season. James Sh... Read More »

Vargas looks to put Royals atop AL Central

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The Royals will look to maintain their grip on the second American League Wild Card while also attempting to overtake the Tigers in the AL Central standings in Sunday's series finale vs. the Red Sox. Kansas City will start Jason Vargas while Boston wil... Read More »

KC to remember 9/11, look for rebound vs. Sox

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After dropping a series with the Tigers in Detroit and surrendering some ground in the American League Central race, Kansas City will have a chance to get back on track against a struggling Boston squad as the two clubs begin a four-game set on Thursda... Read More »

Gordon powers sweep as KC pads lead

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Alex Gordon pounded a two-run homer to fuel the Royals' 4-1 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The win boosted Kansas City's lead in the AL Central to 1 1/2 games over Detroit. Read More »

Gore ready to run for Royals

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The little guy seems somehow out of place in a Major League clubhouse. Yet Terrance Gore is 23 and, after a swift ascension in the Kansas City organization, he's part of the Royals' roster in the September chase for the playoffs. Read More »

Guthrie, Royals look to keep advantage in AL Central

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Derek Holland makes his season debut for the Rangers on Tuesday night in Kansas City after missing the first five months recovering from knee surgery. Jeremy Guthrie starts for the Royals. Read More »

Peguero heads lists of September callups

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Carlos Peguero finished Triple-A Omaha's rain-delayed game about 1:30 on Monday morning and was called into manager Brian Poldberg's office. Pack your packs and head for Kansas City, he was told. Read More »

Holland not dwelling on back-to-back 40-save seasons

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Although Greg Holland is the first Kansas City closer to record back-to-back 40-save seasons since Dan Quisenberry in 1983-84, he's not dwelling on the distinction. Read More »

Guthrie tosses gem as Royals add to lead in AL Central

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Road trip. Sounds like fun. And, on this particular occasion, that's what it has been for the Royals who continued their journey with a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. That gave the Kansas City tourists a 6-2 record on their trip ... Read More »

Keiser, Oates top trainers in Royals’ pipeline

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Mark Keiser of Class A Lexington and Robbie Oates of Rookie Idaho Falls in the Kansas City organization have been named athletic trainers of the year in their respective leagues. Read More »

Royals to distribute postseason tickets information

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With 42 games remaining and the Royals in first place in the American League Central, Kansas City will be distributing information via email to season-ticket holders regarding possible 2014 postseason tickets. Read More »

A’s lose replay challenge in seventh vs. Royals

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A's manager Bob Melvin unsuccessfully challenged a safe call on a pickoff attempt in the bottom of the seventh inning of Thursday's game in Kansas City. Read More »

Royals top A’s to win seventh straight series

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Jarrod Dyson made up for a sixth-inning gaffe by sparking the Royals' five-run seventh-inning rally that led to a 7-3 win Thursday at Kauffman Stadium to give Kansas City its seventh straight series win. Read More »