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Royals won’t stand in Moore’s way

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Royals chairman and owner David Glass said on Monday that he doubts that general manager Dayton Moore would want to take the currently vacant Braves GM job, but that he wouldn't stand in Moore's way if Moore wanted to leave Kansas City. Read More »

Duffy returns to rotation to face Indians following early game

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Left-hander Danny Duffy makes his return to the Kansas City rotation at a crucial time as the Royals are trying to win a spot in the American League postseason. He squares off with Carlos Carrasco and the Indians in the regularly scheduled game on Mond... Read More »

Royals opt for speed at top of batting order

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With his offense sputtering and Kansas City caught in a slump that included four losses in five games, Yost chose speed over convention on Sept. 13, placing Alcides Escobar, Nori Aoki and Lorenzo Cain in the top three spots. Read More »

KC’s top Minors players on hand for big series

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Fourteen members of Kansas City's farm system, dressed in suits and ties, lined Kauffman Stadium's backstop watching the Royals take batting practice on Friday, undoubtedly envisioning themselves in the same spot one day. Read More »

Royals pumped for big weekend set at The K

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The sun broke through the clouds in mid-afternoon on Friday, the temperature started rising and the Royals' big weekend series against the Tigers was underway at Kauffman Stadium. "We haven't seen a series like this in Kansas City in a long, long time,... Read More »

Kansas City drops Sale, sits half-game back of Tigers

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Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer and Alcides Escobar went deep for a solo shot as the Royals turned up the heat against AL Cy Young candidate Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory over the White Sox on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Nori Aoki set the clu... Read More »

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 »