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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 »

Royals look to get offense in gear for Vargas

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Kansas City's 8-7 victory on Tuesday was more of an outlier than a trend for the Cardinals and Royals, who have both struggled to put runs on the board this season. That could prove challenging Wednesday at spacious Kauffman Stadium, with veteran start... Read More »

Chen set for rehab start; Ventura ready to return

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Royals left-hander Bruce Chen is set to begin his Minor League injury rehabilitation assignment Tuesday night. Right-hander Yordano Ventura threw a successful side session Monday, and he is ready to start Thursday night against the Cardinals in Kansas ... Read More »

Duffy’s lively arm leads way in shutout of Cards

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Left-hander Danny Duffy was in his invincible mode, and the Royals followed his lead to strike first in this year's I-70 series. Duffy reeled off six innings of one-hit ball as Kansas City bested St. Louis, 6-0, on Monday night at Busch Stadium. Read More »

Cardinals lose challenge on Cain’s infield hit

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In a game where offense was hard to come by, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny challenged a safe call at first base Monday night against Kansas City. Read More »

Royals will honor Jeter before finale on June 9

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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will make his final regular-season appearance in Kansas City as a player on Monday, June 9, the finale of a four-game series, and the Royals will recognize his career in a pregame ceremony. Read More »

Zimmer to miss additional time with strained lat

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Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' No. 1-ranked prospect, has yet to pitch this season and will be further sidelined by a strained right latissimus dorsi muscle. Kansas City announced Tuesday that Zimmer, the No. 5 overall selection in the 2012 First-Year Player... Read More »

Pena happy to be back in Kansas City

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It's been about a dozen years since Francisco Pena was frolicking around the Royals' clubhouse. In those days, he was with his father, Tony Pena, who was managing the Royals. Now, he's getting a chance to play for his father's former team. Read More »

Guthrie seeking groove against former team

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Jeremy Guthrie's 4.80 ERA is the highest mark in a Kansas City rotation that ranks among the American League leaders in ERA. On Friday, he has an opportunity to take a step toward reversing this trend against his former Orioles team, which counters wit... Read More »

‘Beisbol’ exhibit to open at Negro Leagues Museum

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A new exhibit exploring the cultural and historical connection between the Negro Leagues and Latin American baseball is about to begin a 4 1/2-month run in Kansas City. Read More »

Ventura gets high praise from opposing manager

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Yordano Ventura, Kansas City's rookie pitching sensation, gets a two-thumbs-up review from a pitching expert -- Padres manager, and former Royals left-hander, Bud Black. Read More »

Ventura gets high praise from opposing manager

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Yordano Ventura, Kansas City's rookie pitching sensation, gets a two-thumbs-up review from a pitching expert -- Padres manager, and former Royals left-hander, Bud Black. Read More »