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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 »

KC’s acquisitions bring veteran clubhouse presence

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The Royals' four acquisitions during this season all share a pair of characteristics that made them enticing for Kansas City: experience and compatibility. Read More »

Willingham ready to be part of Royals’ lineup

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Josh Willingham, a right-handed power hitter, was in the Kansas City lineup for the first time as DH and batted sixth behind Alex Gordon on Tuesday night against Oakland, one of his former clubs. Read More »

Affeldt has fond memories of breaking in with Royals

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Eight seasons -- spent on three different teams -- have passed since Jeremy Affeldt was a Royal, but the Giants' three game-series in Kansas City marks Affeldt's first trip back to Kauffman Stadium in a different uniform. Read More »

Royals’ Senior RBI team tops Astros’ affiliate

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KCK RBI of Kansas City, Kan., came from behind to beat the Houston Astros' RBI team, 15-11, on Friday night at Colleyville, Texas, in the first round, Senior Division, of the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series. Read More »

Royals take sweep to keep up standings ascent

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By completing a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-2, on Thursday night, Kansas City surged to within 2 1/2 games of the American League Central lead and took over the second Wild Card position in the standings. Read More »

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 »

Moose, Ventura lead Royals to series victory

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Make it five straight series victories for Kansas City. With Mike Moustakas driving in all four runs, the Royals clinched their Interleague series over the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 4-3 decision on Wednesday night at Chase Field. That gave KC wins in... Read More »

Royals’ offense on a boom or bust campaign

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Lack of plate discipline and the inability to hit for power have become all too common for a Kansas City offense this season. There's no main culprit in the Royals' lineup, as every starter, with the exception of Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas, sees fe... Read More »

Shields, big inning by bats lead Royals past A’s

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James Shields one-upped his rotation mates on Sunday at o.Co Coliseum. The veteran right-hander tossed five perfect innings to begin his masterful start against the A's, helping Kansas City claim a 4-2 series-clinching win. Read More »

Duffy looks to deal Royals win in Arizona opener

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The D-backs and Royals meet Tuesday for the start of a three-game series with Kansas City on a roll of late. Danny Duffy leads the Royals, while Arizona counters with Wade Miley. Read More »

Defense faulty as Vargas unravels in costly frame

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What started as a perfect afternoon for Jason Vargas ended in disaster. Despite retiring the first dozen A's he faced, the Kansas City southpaw was tattooed in the eight-run fifth inning of Oakland's 8-3 victory on Saturday. Read More »

Royals blank A’s as Ibanez’s homer provides offense

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Raul Ibanez hit a fifth-inning solo shot against Oakland starter Sonny Gray to lead Kansas City to a 1-0 victory in the series opener. Jeremy Guthrie retired the first nine batters he faced and finished six shutout innings. Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »