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Royals win challenge on overturned pickoff play

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James Shields recorded his 31st career pickoff as Royals manager Ned Yost challenged a safe call in the first inning on Wednesday night and won. The New York review concluded that Tigers runner Ian Kinsler was out and overturned the call. Read More »

Shields trying to play stopper in key Motown finale

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The Tigers and Royals have already flip-flopped twice in this season's race for the American League Central's top spot. The third time could come Wednesday night as Detroit tries to close out a massive September sweep at Comerica Park. Read More »

Shields, Royals take playoff hunt to the Bronx

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The Royals will play their penultimate series against a non-American League Central opponent in 2014 when they begin a three-game set against the Yankees on Friday in the Bronx. James Shields will get the ball for Kansas City opposite Michael Pineda. Read More »

Royals-Indians suspended after rain arrives in KC

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Hold everything. The Kansas City-Cleveland game on Sunday night is in a state of suspended animation after play was stopped by rain midway through the 10th inning with the Indians ahead, 4-2. The game was suspended and will resume in Cleveland prior to... Read More »

Royals announce instructional league rosters

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Nine players from the Royals' Top 20 prospects, as ranked by MLB.com, are included on the rosters for the Arizona instructional league, which begins play in two weeks. Read More »

Royals win challenge on inning-ending DP

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The Royals pulled off an inning-ending double play in the seventh inning on Sunday by prevailing in an instant-replay challenge. Read More »

Perez exits with sore right knee, plans to play tonight

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez was removed from Monday night's 6-4 victory against the Twins because of what the team described as "discomfort in his right knee." But as he toweled off and prepared to board the Royals' charter flight to Colorado for an ... Read More »

Fuld’s fantastic assist confirmed by replay

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Umpires used a crew-chief review to confirm a stellar double play executed by A's outfielder Sam Fuld and catcher Derek Norris during Saturday's contest against the Royals. Read More »

Fuld’s fantastic assist confirmed by replay

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Umpires used a crew-chief review to confirm a stellar double play executed by A's outfielder Sam Fuld and catcher Derek Norris during Saturday's contest against the Royals. Read More »

Twins lose challenge, Gardy gets ejected

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Twins manager Ron Gardenhire unsuccessfully challenged a play in the third inning of Tuesday's game against the Royals and was ejected by home-plate umpire Ted Barrett for arguing the call after the review. Read More »

White Sox gain on pair of reviews vs. Royals

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The Royals challenged an out call at first on Jarrod Dyson in the fifth inning on Tuesday night and that play was ruled to stand, while the White Sox successfully challenged an out call at second base involving Alexei Ramirez that was overturned. Read More »

Gordon returns to lineup, ready to go vs. Sox

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Left fielder Alex Gordon didn't play in the All-Star Game, but he was back in the Royals' lineup on Friday night against the Red Sox. Gordon missed the entire four-game series against the Tigers before the break because of a sprained right wrist. Read More »

Royals shuffle outfield deck midgame

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After three innings of play in Friday night's 2-1 loss to the Tigers, the Royals suddenly shuffled their outfielders.Lorenzo Cain went from center field to right, Jarrod Dyson from left field to center and Nori Aoki from right field to left. The reason? Cain's legs were giving him trouble. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 8

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Wilmington is scheduled to play a pair tonight after a rainout on Tuesday. 2013 supplemental pick Sean Manaea will start game one. Fellow lefty and 2014 first-rounder Brandon Finnegan will make his professional debut in the nightcap. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 2

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Royals No. 4 prospect Sean Manaea tossed a scoreless first inning for Wilmington before rain halted play for over two hours. The Blue Rocks won the rain-shortened affair, 4-0, in seven innings. Read More »