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Teammates help veteran Ibanez rediscover youth

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Raul Ibanez, signed by the Royals last Monday, is well past the age when most Major Leaguers have faded away, but he said his much younger teammates keep him feeling young as well. Read More »

Tallies aside, Escobar playing like an All-Star

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You won't find his name on any of the recent ballot updates, but Alcides Escobar has been playing like an All-Star. He improved his season average to .295 on Monday with a four-RBI performance and has hit .374 in his past 27 games. Read More »

Solid efforts from Duffy, Escobar, bullpen carry KC

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Danny Duffy let a gem get away from him on Monday, but the Royals were able to use a parade of relievers to shut down the Twins for a 6-1 series-opening win at Target Field. Read More »

Royals need late comeback in All-Star voting

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Though Kansas City has a number of worthy candidates, the latest ballot, released on Monday, revealed no position players listed in the top five (top 15 for outfielders). Voting ends on Thursday. 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 »

Derby to feature bracketed play as part of new format

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Major League Baseball on Monday announced a new format for the Derby, featuring a new 10-player format that calls for seven outs per round and bracketed play after the first round. Read More »

Royals keep Cain at leadoff, move Infante to sixth

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Ned Yost doesn't like to change his lineup very much but, after four consecutive losses, the Royals' manager did a little tinkering for Monday night's game against the Dodgers. Read More »

Cuthbert, Starling earn weekly Minors honors

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Royals prospects Cheslor Cuthbert and Bubba Starling received Player of the Week honors Monday in their respective leagues. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 16

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Double-A right-hander J.C. Sulbaran was terrific on Monday as he fanned six while scattering four hits and two walks over seven shutout innings. He has a 0.98 ERA over his last three starts Read More »

Royals knock Verlander around in eighth straight win

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Change their approach against Justin Verlander? Not the Royals. Well, why should they? Not when that approach results in an 11-8 Kansas City victory over Detroit's celebrated, if struggling, right-hander and the Tigers on Monday night at Comerica Park. Read More »

Perez, Moustakas OK after minor injuries

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Catcher Salvador Perez was hit by cramps in both calves and third baseman Mike Moustakas was hit in the forehead by a batted ball, but both Royals declared themselves OK after Monday night's 11-8 win over the Tigers. Read More »

Royals’ fathers take batting practice at Comerica

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The Royals' dads on the annual Fathers' Trip had their turn at batting practice on Monday afternoon at Comerica Park. Mike Gordon, who used to pitch and swing with left fielder Alex and his other sons years ago, was among those taking his hacks. Read More »

Chen ready for Triple-A rehab outing

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Left-hander Bruce Chen rejoined the Royals here on Monday, but not for long. He'll be heading for Omaha to pitch against Albuquerque in a Pacific Coast League game on Wednesday. Read More »

Eiland shares his memories of Gwynn

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Royal pitching coach Dave Eiland, a teammate of Tony Gwynn with the Padres in 1992-93, was among those saddened by the passing of the Hall of Fame hitter on Monday. 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 »