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Yost recalls hitless season in high school

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Royals manager Ned Yost, doing a little reminiscing, recalled how slow his baseball career was to take off. Read More »

Aoki on fire at Kauffman Stadium

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Early season statistics can produce some oddities.Take right fielder Nori Aoki's home and away averages as the Royals headed into Sunday's game against the Twins. Aoki was hitting a rousing .448 (13-for-29) in seven games at Kauffman Stadium, as oppose... Read More »

Butler feeling positive vibes after multi-hit day

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After a worrisome and completely uncharacteristic period early in the season, Royals designated hitter Billy Butler is showing positive signs of regaining his old flair at the plate -- collecting two hits in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Twins. Read More »

Moustakas’ first homer of season wins it in 11th

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Kansas City's Mike Moustakas, who entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning, hung around to hit his first home run of the season in the 11th inning and boost the Royals to a 6-4 victory Wednesday night over the Houston Astros at Minute Ma... Read More »

Guthrie set to face Astros, seeking third win

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The Royals and Astros are near the bottom of most offensive categories this season, as Jeremy Guthrie and Dallas Keuchel prepare to tango for the second round of a three-game set on Wednesday in Minute Maid Park. Read More »

Duffy making quick adjustment to role in ‘pen

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What took place on Saturday at Target Field wasn't in the Royals' blueprint -- at least the latest revision -- for the 2014 season. Left-hander Danny Duffy wasn't supposed to pitch in relief. Read More »

Ventura looking to arm Royals against Astros

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Royals rookie Yordano Ventura was delayed in making his first start this season, but he's back on track as he prepares to face Lucas Harrell and the Astros on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: April 11

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Matt Fields recorded a single in the Triple-A Storm Chasers' 5-4 victory, and the first baseman has hit safely in all nine games this season. Read More »

Veteran Chen takes mound to open series vs. Twins

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When the Royals took on Minnesota early last season, left-hander Bruce Chen was lodged in their bullpen. This year, Chen is back the rotation, and he squares off with Kyle Gibson to begin the series on Friday. Read More »

Moustakas ends skid at plate against Rays

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After going 0-for-21 to start the season (including three walks), Mike Moustakas got his first hit in Tuesday night's 1-0 loss to Tampa Bay. Read More »

KC’s Ventura elevating already-impressive staff

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Before the start of the season, you could have confidently predicted that the pitching staff of the Kansas City Royals would be one of the best in the American League. Now, it can be safely suggested that the Royals' pitching may be even better than ex... Read More »

Flame-thrower Ventura set for season debut

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Chris Archer and Yordano Ventura will lock horns in Kansas City on Tuesday night, pitting two lively young arms against each other in what should be an exciting matchup. Read More »

Yost isn’t worried about Royals’ lack of homers

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The Royals' next home run will be their first of the season. They've gone through their first five games without a home run. That's a franchise record for the most games at the start of a season without a blast. And the Royals are the only team in the ... Read More »

Shields tries to complete series sweep vs. White Sox

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Chris Sale and James Shields were matched up in the season opener in 2013 and faced each other twice more last season. They meet Sunday in the White Sox-Royals series finale. Read More »

Chen set for season debut against White Sox

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Southpaw John Danks will put his his 6-0 career record against the Royals to the test when he opposes veteran lefty Bruce Chen on Saturday in the middle game at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »