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Yost ejected for arguing run-scoring balk

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It didn't take long on Sunday for Royals manager Ned Yost to pick up his third ejection of the season. Yost was tossed in the bottom of the first inning by home-plate umpire Paul Emmel after he was set off by a balk call on James Shields. Read More »

Fathers spend time with sons on Royals’ road trip

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For the second straight season, the Royals invited the players' fathers along for the team's road trip that coincides with Father's Day. Read More »

Pitching, defense kept Royals afloat

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While the Royals worked through a mediocre-to-below average first eight weeks of the season, it could have been much worse if not for some of the best pitching and defense in the game. Read More »

Guthrie eyeing first win since April in opener vs. White Sox

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Jeremy Guthrie could use a victory when he faces the White Sox on Friday night. After all, he's been without one in his last 11 starts since winning his first two games of the season. Chicago will turn to left-hander Jose Quintana in the series opener. Read More »

Royals deal Marks back to A’s for cash

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Left-hander Justin Marks made his Major League debut with Kansas City this season, but that will be it for him with the Royals. Marks was dealt to the Oakland Athletics on Friday for cash. Oddly enough, he started his pro career with the A's after they... Read More »

Ventura returning for finale against Cardinals

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Yordano Ventura is back from a DL stint with "pitcher's elbow" and looks to help the Royals secure a series victory in the I-70 rivalry finale Thursday night. He will take the mound opposite Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha, who has a 2.45 ERA and ... Read More »

Royals grind out rallies on off night for Shields

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For two teams that had been having trouble scoring runs and hitting homers most of the season, Kansas City and St. Louis did rather well in both departments Tuesday night. But it was the Royals who took an 8-7 victory over the Cardinals on Eric Hosmer'... Read More »

Royals look to get offense in gear for Vargas

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Kansas City's 8-7 victory on Tuesday was more of an outlier than a trend for the Cardinals and Royals, who have both struggled to put runs on the board this season. That could prove challenging Wednesday at spacious Kauffman Stadium, with veteran start... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: June 2

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Omaha continued its dominance of Round Rock, moving to 11-4 in the season series. Clayton Mortensen tossed 6.0 shutout innings, striking out six while scattering four hits and a walk. Read More »

Guthrie aims to deliver series victory vs. Jays

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Mark Buehrle will on Sunday look to continue what has been a spectacular start to the season when the Blue Jays take on Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals at Rogers Centre. Read More »

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 »