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Caribbean Series prepares Pena for upcoming season

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From the World Series in October to the Caribbean Series earlier in February, it's been a memorable few months for Royals backup catcher Francisco Pena. Read More »

Colon in good shape, hoping for long season in Majors

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A shortstop in college, Christian Colon might be best suited for second base, but he could see playing time at shortstop and third base for the Royals when the regular season begins. Read More »

Infante finally feeling healthy in Royals camp

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After two days of throwing and hitting, Royals second baseman Omar Infante says his right shoulder and elbow feel fine. Infante struggled with injuries most of last season, from a sore back to a sore elbow to a sore shoulder that likely affected his de... Read More »

Royals staying hungry for World Series title

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How devoted are the Royals to getting back to the World Series? They won't even eat cheeseburgers. Manager Ned Yost brought up the example in response to yet another question about whether this year's club will enter the season simply satisfied it got ... Read More »

Durable Escobar plans on playing every game

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Shortstop Alcides Escobar arrived in camp on Tuesday, ready to do what he always does -- play nonstop until the season is over. Read More »

Collins trying to build on last season’s positive finish

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There were a lot of reasons to just forget about 2014 for Tim Collins, but the Royals left-hander is ready to build on his strong finish. Read More »

Finnegan’s role up for debate at start of camp

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Brandon Finnegan surprised many observers last season when, just months after being drafted in the first round out of TCU, he was called up in September and pressed into fairly high-leverage situations with the Royals. Entering camp, a question remains... Read More »

Patience, protection at heart of Royals’ 8-man ‘pen idea

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The Royals began internal discussions about carrying eight pitchers in the bullpen this season as far back as December, shortly after they picked up right-hander Jandel Gustave, a hard-throwing right-hander acquired in the Rule 5 Draft. Read More »

Dan Glass has 3 messages for fans on Presidents’ Day

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In honor of Presidents' Day, MLB.com asked Royals president Dan Glass to provide a direct message to Royals fans as they gear up for the 2015 season. Read More »

NU baseball loses opening series to UNLV

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After posting a 2-0 shutout win on Friday night in the season opener, the Nebraska baseball team dropped the final two games of its series with UNLV, including a 3-0 loss in the finale on Sunday. Nebraska had the tying or go-ahead run at the plate in both the eighth and ninth innings, but couldn’t […] Read More »

NU men miss out on first Big Ten road win

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Shavon Shields scored a game-high 19 points but Nebraska was unable to get its first Big Ten road win of the season, as the Huskers fell at Purdue, 66-54, Sunday evening. Shields hit 7-of-13 shots from the field to lead three Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska fell to 13-12 on the season and 5-8 in Big […] Read More »

Crete High School looking for new football coach

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Chuck McGinnis, the head football coach at Crete High School for the past 16 years is stepping down. He led the Cardinals to the playoffs in 15 of those season, bringing Class B state titles home to Crete in 2000, ’06, ’07 and ’10. He had a .722 winning percentage with a 130-50 record. McGinnis says he […] Read More »

Five Royals looking to rebound after struggling in 2014

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As Spring Training inches ever so near, it's time to zero in on many of the issues surrounding the Royals, the defending American League Champions. We'll do this in daily segments, targeting specific issues. Today's segment will focus on Royals player... Read More »

Big East pitcher of the week honors go to Creighton junior Micaela Whitney

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Creighton softball junior Micaela Whitney capped off an impressive opening week by claiming BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week honors the league office announced Monday afternoon. Whitney started the season and her Creighton career by hurling a no-hitter in the Bluejays’ 2015 season opener against Pacific at the Kajikawa Classic on Thursday. The junior struck […] Read More »

Shields, Padres agree to 4-year deal

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The Padres continued their offseason overhaul on Sunday, agreeing to a four-year contract with free-agent starting pitcher James Shields, according to a source. The deal, which includes a club option for a fifth season, is pending a physical, and is li... Read More »