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Ventura, Herrera get work in behind the scenes

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Two of the Royals' most important pitchers got their work done behind the scenes Saturday, but both took solid steps toward the opening of the regular season.

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Hochevar open to starting season in Triple-A

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When Spring Training began last month, right-hander Luke Hochevar had hesitations when asked if he could be ready by Opening Day. Hochevar, recovering from Tommy John surgery last March 18, said he simply didn't want to push his rehab process.

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Esky eyes Royals’ record for consecutive games

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OK, so Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar is not exactly threatening Cal Ripken Jr.'s ironman streak just yet. But Escobar does have a shot this season at the club record for consecutive games played, which is held by Johnny Damon (305).

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Huskers baseball finishes weekend sweep with 3-2 win over Florida Gulf Coast

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The Nebraska baseball team (12-6, 0-0 Big Ten) polished off a three-game sweep of the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles (8-12-1, 0-0 Atlantic Sun) and improved to 5-0 at home this season with a 3-2 win on Sunday afternoon. Husker fans posted a three-day attendance of 17,083 during the series, which easily broke the previous […]

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Finnegan slated to get extra spring innings

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Starting next week, the Royals will begin an effort to stretch Brandon Finnegan out in games, just in case he opens the season at Triple-A Omaha as a starter rather than as a bullpen member on the Royals' 25-man roster.

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Ibanez pays visit to Royals camp, dons uniform

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Raul Ibanez, who became a mentor for several Royals players during the second half of the 2014 season, visited camp on Sunday morning. And he wound up in uniform.

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Frasor unheralded piece of Royals’ potent bullpen

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Royals right-hander Jason Frasor is a guy who doesn't waste time. In each of the past two seasons, Frasor has signed his free-agent contract almost immediately after his team's season ended. He re-signed with the Rangers on Oct. 12, 2013, and re-signed...

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Royals continuing to stretch out Finnegan

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The Royals are continuing on the same plan they mapped out for Brandon Finnegan before camp even started, and he may be stretched out to three innings of relief work if the Royals want to option him to Triple-A Omaha as a starter instead of carrying hi...

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Hochevar takes big step with return to game action

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The last time Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar toed the rubber in a meaningful game was Sept. 29, 2013, when he helped lock down a 4-1 win over the White Sox that gave the Royals' their 86th and final win that season. But in Hochevar's mind, Thursday'...

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Moustakas attacking shift, working on hitting to all fields

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The last thing the Royals expected in Spring Training was for opponents to employ the shift that paralyzed Mike Moustakas most of last season. After all, employing the shift now would seem to give the left-handed-hitting Moustakas plenty of practice in...

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Royals not planning on strict off-day schedule for Perez

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Lining Erik Kratz up with a specific pitcher would guarantee starting catcher Sal Perez some built-in days off. A lack of rest was a major factor in Perez wearing down toward the end of the 2014 season. Now, however, Yost said he is scrapping the notio...

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Romeo’s career night leads Huskers past Illinois at B1G tourney

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Natalie Romeo hit seven three-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday. Romeo, a freshman who has started nine straight games since All-American Rachel Theriot was lost for the season with an ankle injury, […]

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Influenza – part two

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Just when we thought we were out of the woods regarding influenza, here comes part two. Dr. Mark Rupp is an infectious disease specialist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center / Nebraska Medicine in Omaha and says earlier this season an A strain was the culprit. He says now health officials are starting to […]

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Creighton loses another BIG EAST heartbreaker

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The Creighton men’s basketball team gave fourth-ranked Villanova all it could handle on Tuesday night, but in the end the Wildcats escaped Omaha with a 76-72 win over the host Bluejays. The setback marked the sixth league defeat this season in which Creighton led in the final minute. Creighton (13-17, 4-13 BIG EAST) trailed by […]

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Moose isn’t likely to see many spring shifts

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One of the big questions this spring is how much progress third baseman Mike Moustakas will make in trying to combat the shift, which hampered his season in 2014. But Moustakas' work likely will be restricted to times that he is in the batting cage.

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