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On the Cusp: Kansas City Royals

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The defending American League champions won't return the exact same team this coming season, but most of their roster remains intact. There are some players and pitchers on the cusp that could help at some point.

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Signups for 2015 MLB.TV are underway

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Signups are underway for MLB.TV, which surpassed 100 million streams in 2014 for the first time in a single season and returns with a completely re-engineered web-based HD media player and an Emmy Award for the advanced technology enjoyed by millions o...

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Signups for 2015 MLB.TV are underway

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Signups are underway for MLB.TV, which surpassed 100 million streams in 2014 for the first time in a single season and returns with a completely re-engineered web-based HD media player and an Emmy Award for the advanced technology enjoyed by millions o...

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Hochevar eager to return to action with Royals

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One might think the Royals' magical run to the World Series in 2014 was nothing more than a cruel joke for right-hander Luke Hochevar, who missed all of last season and all of the fun following Tommy John surgery. But he's far from bitter.

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Salvy ready for another wild ride with Royals

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It doesn't take Royals catcher Salvador Perez long to pinpoint his favorite moment from the club's magical playoff run last season. To this day, baseball observers are dumbfounded how Perez ever reached the pitch, which seemed almost two feet off the p...

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2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 left-handed pitchers

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Though none of the left-handers who ranked on this list before last season began have graduated to the big leagues, there are still several new faces on this year's Top 10. Julio Urias, Henry Owens and Andrew Heaney are the holdovers, albeit with their...

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Yost earned Royals’ faith by believing in team

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Early last season, the Royals were slumping at the plate and the critics were calling for the dismissal of manager Ned Yost. But Yost never wavered in displaying confidence and patience in his club, which turned things around to break a 29-year postsea...

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Pipeline Perspectives: Manaea has stuff to be K king

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Royals left-hander Sean Manaea led the Class A Advanced Carolina League with 146 strikeouts and placed eighth in the Minors with 10.8 whiffs per nine innings in 2014, his first season as a pro, and Jim Callis thinks he's the pick for the Minor League s...

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Royals captivate KC with rollicking World Series run

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The feel-good story from the 2014 season? It would be hard to top the Royals, who reminded us of the importance of teamwork, defense and a world-class bullpen -- all while setting a postseason record with eight consecutive victories en route to the AL ...

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For Guthries, holiday season about ‘love and sharing’

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It's been a crazy offseason for Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie, but he wouldn't want it any other way. Less than two weeks after Kansas City made it to Game 7 of the World Series, Guthrie was off to the Japan All-Star Series, representing MLB. Now ...

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