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Ventura vs. Thor a showdown of MLB’s hardest throwers

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These guys throw fastballs that buckle knees and test nerves and shatter bats. They challenge the body for sure, but they challenge the mind, too. Are you willing to crowd the plate when the guy out there is throwing 100 mph? OK, just checking. Take al...

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Picollo out of running for Phillies’ GM post

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J.J. Picollo, the Royals' vice president/assistant general manager, is no longer in the running for the Phillies' GM job, he told MLB.com on Friday. Picollo, who interviewed for the position two weeks ago in Chicago, was informed by the Phillies as the...

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Picollo applies for Phillies’ GM position

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Royals vice president/assistant general manager J.J. Picollo has interviewed for the vacant Phillies GM position, sources close to the situation told MLB.com.

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Moore builds Royals for another October run

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MLB.com sits down for a question-and-answer session with Royals general manager Dayton Moore before the club opens Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the winner of Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser between the Yankee...

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MLB to open Urban Youth Academy in KC

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A Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy is coming to Kansas City.The Royals, MLB and the City of Kansas City on Friday announced plans for an indoor training facility and four new diamonds at Parade Park.

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Infante set to have MRI; Esky feeling better

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The left oblique injury to Royals second baseman Omar Infante is "pretty serious," according to manager Ned Yost. Infante told MLB.com he would be having an MRI on Monday in Kansas City.

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Cuthbert belts 1st MLB homer in huge game

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Royals rookie Cheslor Cuthbert drove a two-run homer into the left-field corner, part of his four-RBI Wednesday night in the Royals' 12-1 win over the Tigers.

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Royals alumni teach baseball to kids at Play Ball KC

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Former Royals All-Star outfielder Willie Wilson joined seven other former Kansas City players on Sunday to teach throwing and fielding skills as part of an MLB and U.S. Conference of Mayors' initiative called Play Ball KC. The event focused on strength...

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Moylan happy Medlen made his MLB return

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Though they are separated by distance, Peter Moylan and Kris Medlen have continued to savor their strong friendship, which was enriched as they spent last summer and most of this past offseason pushing each other toward their current satisfaction.

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Younger Games: 25-and-unders dominating

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Here are our Top 25-and-Unders, our ranking of the top 25 players age 25 and younger. All players who were 25 and under as of July 1, 2015 -- their age-25 season or younger -- were eligible for votes, and the list was selected by a panel of MLB.com and...

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Younger Games: 25-and-unders dominating

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Here are our Top 25-and-Unders, our ranking of the top 25 players age 25 and younger. All players who were 25 and under as of July 1, 2015 -- their age-25 season or younger -- were eligible for votes, and the list was selected by a panel of MLB.com and...

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Cuthbert takes MLB experience into Futures Game

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The Royals have reinstated third baseman Mike Moustakas from the bereavement/family emergency list for Friday night's game against the Blue Jays and optioned infielder Cheslor Cuthbert to Triple-A Omaha.

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Royals’ seven leading way in All-Star voting

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Make that seven Royals now leading the way at their respective positions for the All-Star Game on July 14. A reminder that fans can cast their votes for starters at MLB.com and all 30 club sites -- on their computers, tablets and smartphones -- using t...

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