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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 »

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 »

Pena happy to be back in Kansas City

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It's been about a dozen years since Francisco Pena was frolicking around the Royals' clubhouse. In those days, he was with his father, Tony Pena, who was managing the Royals. Now, he's getting a chance to play for his father's former team. Read More »

Guthrie seeking groove against former team

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Jeremy Guthrie's 4.80 ERA is the highest mark in a Kansas City rotation that ranks among the American League leaders in ERA. On Friday, he has an opportunity to take a step toward reversing this trend against his former Orioles team, which counters wit... Read More »

Vargas returns to Seattle to take on former team

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Jason Vargas takes the mound for the Royals against his former team Mariners on Friday, squaring off against Seattle's Brandon Maurer in the second game of the four-game set. Read More »