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Royals bolster strong group of Minor League prospects

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Despite the dissolution of what was deemed possibly the best farm system in team history in 2011, Kansas City remains stacked with young talent waiting in the wings. Read More »

Surging Royals to open series against Tigers

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The Tigers and Royals begin a pivotal four-game series on Monday with Kansas City bearing down on Detroit in the American League Central. Read More »

Big inning backs dominant Duffy to clinch series

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The Royals put together a five-run inning for the second consecutive game, and Danny Duffy did the rest. Duffy tossed seven-plus strong innings to vault Kansas City to its sixth consecutive win, a 9-1 triumph over the White Sox on Saturday at U.S. Cell... Read More »

Davis, Holland form dynamic duo at back end of ‘pen

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It's a mutual admiration society for Wade Davis, Kansas City's eighth-inning setup man, and Greg Holland, its closer. Davis and Holland are the Royals' iron wall at the finish and, lately, they've been virtually impenetrable. Read More »

Royals’ hot bats back up strong outing by Vargas

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The Royals rode Jason Vargas' arm to a 9-5 victory over the Indians on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. That gave Kansas City eight wins in the last 12 games. Read More »

Garagiola to accept Buck O’Neil award in absentia

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Joe Garagiola, 88, will receive the award because of extraordinary efforts to enhance baseball's positive impact on society. It was established in the spirit of O'Neil, the Kansas City icon who was co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in KC. Read More »

Royals hand ball to Vargas for opener against Indians

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Corey Kluber probably has some fond memories of the Royals. After all, the Indians right-hander pitched the first complete game of his career the last time he faced Kansas City, holding its lineup to one unearned run on four hits on April 24. He'll loo... Read More »

Beal grateful for second Draft chance with KC

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After declining Kansas City's $650,000 offer in 2011, the Royals selected right-hander Evan Beal in the 21st round on Saturday in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. Read More »

Jeter holds fond memories of Kansas City

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Yankees captain Derek Jeter's career, coming to an end this year, spanned 20 years and he did part of his considerable damage against the Royals. He's hit .311 in his career, but .328 in 131 games against KC entering Friday's series opener. Read More »

Royals deal Marks back to A’s for cash

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Left-hander Justin Marks made his Major League debut with Kansas City this season, but that will be it for him with the Royals. Marks was dealt to the Oakland Athletics on Friday for cash. Oddly enough, he started his pro career with the A's after they... Read More »

KC adds to SS stockpile with prepster Burt

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A plethora of shortstops in the system didn't stop the Royals from taking one in the fourth round of the 2014 First-Year MLB Player Draft on Friday, with Dawon Burt (5'9, 160 lbs) of Fuquay-Varina High School (N.C.) coming to Kansas City with the 123rd... Read More »

KC adds to SS stockpile with prepster Burt

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A plethora of shortstops in the system didn't stop the Royals from taking one in the fourth round of the 2014 First-Year MLB Player Draft on Friday, with Dawon Burt (5'9, 160 lbs) of Fuquay-Varina High School (N.C.) coming to Kansas City with the 123rd... Read More »

Royals rise late to claim I-70 Series vs. Cardinals

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It only took a few swings of the bat, and a couple of well-placed hits, for five innings of pent-up frustration to evaporate. The Royals used a three-run sixth inning to reverse a two-run deficit in Kansas City's 3-2 win over the Cardinals on Thursday ... Read More »

Royals fall in 11th after ninth-inning charge

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The third game of this year's I-70 Series went to St. Louis, as the Cardinals knocked off Kansas City in 11 innings, 5-2, on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals had won the first two games across the state at Busch Stadium. Read More »

Royals grind out rallies on off night for Shields

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For two teams that had been having trouble scoring runs and hitting homers most of the season, Kansas City and St. Louis did rather well in both departments Tuesday night. But it was the Royals who took an 8-7 victory over the Cardinals on Eric Hosmer'... Read More »