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Perez shows off pickoff move vs. Twins

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Catcher Salvador Perez caught the Twins' Eduardo Nunez venturing too far off first base in the third inning, notching his fourth pickoff this season. His 13 career pickoffs rank first in team history and sixth among active catchers. Read More »

Binford fires perfect frame in U.S. Futures win

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Royals prospect Christian Binford proved he belonged with a perfect third inning for the U.S. Team in a 3-2 win over the World Team in Sunday's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Read More »

Guthrie takes mound against team that drafted him

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T.J. House takes the mound Saturday against the Royals and looks to further ensconce himself in his new role as the team's No. 5 starter, as he squares off with former Indians starter Jeremy Guthrie. Read More »

Vargas to take on old team in series opener

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Friday's opener marks the second straight series for Kansas City against a California team, as the Royals follow a series against the Dodgers with one against the Angels. Jason Vargas will lead the Kansas City side opposite Los Angeles' Matt Shoemaker. Read More »

Greinke can’t dodge boos or bats in return to KC

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Zack Greinke's third return trip to Kauffman Stadium since being traded by the Royals after the 2010 season -- this time wearing Dodger Blue -- was not a happy occasion. He was banged around for 11 hits and all five runs in a 5-3 loss to his old team i... Read More »

Kansas Memorial Stadium Renovation Begins Tuesday

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – Work will begin next Tuesday (June 24) on a project that will remove the track from KU’s Memorial Stadium. Workers will surround the field with new artificial turf, which will extend 37 feet from the sidelines. Additional turf in the north end zone will extend 80 feet from the back of the end zone, some 25 feet ... Read More »

Royals bolster strong group of Minor League prospects

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Despite the dissolution of what was deemed possibly the best farm system in team history in 2011, Kansas City remains stacked with young talent waiting in the wings. Read More »

Royals boast strong group of Minor League prospects

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Despite the dissolution of what was deemed possibly the best farm system in team history in 2011, Kansas City remains stacked with young talent waiting in the wings. Read More »

Unorthodox journey for Royals prospect Way

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As Cole Way's name scrolled across the MLB.com Draft tracker, two things stood out. First, the jaw-dropping measurements listed next to the Royals' 38th-round selection: 6-foot-11, 235 pounds. Second, Way's school being listed as the University of Tuls... Read More »

Royals look to Duffy to extend win streak to 11

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In Thursday's series finale, the red-hot Royals will start Danny Duffy, who has faced Detroit more than he has faced any other team in his career. Duffy will face Anibal Sanchez, unbeaten in his past seven starts, in the makeup game. Read More »

First things first, big picture priority for upstart Royals

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The Royals are in first place in the American League Central, and they just might be baseball's best team at the moment. That's also about the last thing anyone in their clubhouse or front office wants to be reminded of. Perhaps more than any other tea... 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 »

Sveum back in Chicago with new league, team

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Dale Sveum, who managed the Cubs to a 66-96 record in 2013, was dismissed one day after the conclusion of the regular season. He was hardly an hour removed from his duties with the Cubs when he received a call from Ned Yost to offer him a job. Read More »

Royals release veteran pitcher Tomko

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Brett Tomko's comeback bid with the Royals ended Wednesday when the team released the 41-year-old pitcher. Read More »

Infante continues recovery, won’t come off DL

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Second baseman Omar Infante was eligible to come off the disabled list on Thursday, but that's been put on hold. Royals GM Dayton Moore said that Infante would not accompany the team to Anaheim for its series with the Angels. Infante may go to Triple-A... Read More »