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Yost takes opportunity to give Perez breather

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When you have a catcher of Salvador Perez's caliber, there's a temptation to want to play him every day. But Royals manager Ned Yost is resisting that urge, knowing that he's going to need a relatively fresh Perez over the course of a long season. That... Read More »

Yost ejected after arguing on Guthrie’s behalf

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Royals manager Ned Yost was ejected for the second time this season after arguing balls and strikes during the sixth inning of Tuesday night's 3-0 loss to the Astros at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Zimmer to miss additional time with strained lat

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Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' No. 1-ranked prospect, has yet to pitch this season and will be further sidelined by a strained right latissimus dorsi muscle. Kansas City announced Tuesday that Zimmer, the No. 5 overall selection in the 2012 First-Year Player... Read More »

Yost confident close games, rivalries will turn

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Despite a poor record in one-run games and against the American League Central so far this season, Royals manager Ned Yost believes those negative numbers will improve as the team tries to better last season's finish. Read More »

Adjustment by Butler results in three-hit game

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Billy Butler's first three-hit game of the season on Sunday came after hitting coach Pedro Grifol straightened out a flaw in the designated hitter's swing, according to manager Ned Yost. Read More »

Duffy flirts with perfecto as Royals clip Orioles

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Left-hander Danny Duffy, making just his third start of the season, lost his perfect game bid with two outs in the seventh as the Royals earned a 1-0 win over the Orioles. Read More »

Duffy’s perfecto bid vs. O’s ends with hit in 7th

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, making just his third start of the season, lost his perfect game bid with two outs in the seventh against the Orioles on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals’ offense key near one-quarter mark

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The Royals are just about at the quarter pole of their 162-game trek through the season. The 2-1 loss to the Orioles on Thursday night was their 40th game. So manager Ned Yost was asked for his assessment of his team: "We need to hit better. That's it." Read More »

Lough reflects on breakthrough season in KC

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Orioles left fielder David Lough returned to Kauffman Stadium on Thursday, spawning memories of some happy days in 2013. Read More »

Crow staying stingy against opposing hitters

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Royals reliever Aaron Crow had not allowed an earned run since last September and sported an ERA of 0.00 through 16 innings this season entering Wednesday's series finale. Read More »

Royals need Moustakas to snap out of funk

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The Royals were ready for a breakout season from Mike Moustakas. So was he. Six weeks into the season, the wait continues. And the questions loom about how to get the third baseman going in 2014. Read More »

Young and Mariners proving a perfect match

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It's too early in the season to say that the Mariners and Chris Young lived happily ever after. Nobody, however, is complaining about the relationship. Read More »

Hosmer shows early improvement over last season

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Eric Hosmer is off to a better start this season. After 35 games, he has nine more doubles and seven more RBIs than last year and his average has increased from .256 to .326. Read More »

Infante’s back keeps him out of finale lineup

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Omar Infante never got loose enough for batting practice and couldn't go against the Padres. Instead, Danny Valencia got his second start at second base this season for the Royals in Thursday's series finale. Read More »

Infante’s back keeps him out of finale lineup

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Omar Infante never got loose enough for batting practice and couldn't go against the Padres. Instead, Danny Valencia got his second start at second base this season for the Royals in Wednesday's series finale. Read More »