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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 »

Vargas to rejoin rotation Saturday vs. Oakland

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Jason Vargas will return to the mound Saturday for the Royals after missing more than three weeks with an appendectomy. Kansas City manager Ned Yost announced Thursday that Vargas will start Game Two of a three-game set in Oakland that begins Friday. Read More »

Southpaw Lamb keeps rolling at Triple-A

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John Lamb's reclamation project continued Wednesday night, as the Royals farmhand impressed again at Triple-A Omaha. Lamb, Kansas City's fifth-round pick in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, threw seven shutout innings, lowering his ERA to 3.56 this se... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 12

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Christian Colon, the Royals' No. 14 prospect, was 2-for-2 with a walk in his first game for Triple-A Omaha since being optioned from Kansas City. Read More »

Royals come up short after Guthrie’s early exit

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Jeremy Guthrie was roughed up for six runs over four-plus innings on Saturday night at Progressive Field as Kansas City fell to Cleveland, 7-3. 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 »

Ibanez oldest Royals player to belt home run

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Raul Ibanez became the oldest Royals player to hit a home run with his blast in a 4-0 win over the Twins on Wednesday -- the 42-year-old outfielder's first jack in a Kansas City uniform since 2003. Read More »

Royals games becoming must-watch events

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According to Nielsen Media Research data, Royals games are among the Kansas City area's favorite television programs. Read More »

Duffy, Royals look for strong start to three-city road trip

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At 42-39 and in second place in the American League Central, the Royals have been one of the surprise teams of 2014, even temporarily overtaking the first-place Tigers earlier this month. Kansas City starts David Duffy against Minnesota's Yohan Pino on... Read More »

Vargas to take on old team in series opener

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Friday's opener marks the second straight series for Kansas City against a California team, as the Royals follow a series against the Dodgers with one against the Angels. Jason Vargas will lead the Kansas City side opposite Los Angeles' Matt Shoemaker. Read More »

Davis allows rare run, setting up wild ninth

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Wade Davis surrendered a run for the first time in more than two months, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated Kansas City, 5-4, on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium, taking the Interleague series from starter James Shields and the Royals, two games t... Read More »

Guthrie, Royals get best of Greinke at The K

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Jeremy Guthrie outpitched former Royals hurler Zack Greinke and limited a potent Dodgers lineup to two runs in 7 2/3 innings, helping Kansas City snap a four-game losing streak in a 5-3 win over Los Angeles on Monday. Read More »

Duffy draws Kershaw in first outing against Dodgers

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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will attempt to follow up his first career no-hitter with another strong outing Tuesday night in Kansas City against the Royals and Danny Duffy. Read More »