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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 »

Getz reunites with Royals in Blue Jays debut

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After a strong start at Triple-A Buffalo, Chris Getz got the promotion to the Blue Jays and was in the lineup batting ninth on Tuesday in the series opener against his former team. Read More »

Zimmer’s capabilities could make him future ace

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Right-hander Kyle Zimmer has the upside of a starter capable of giving his team consistent, long outings by using a full repertoire of four quality pitches with good command. Read More »

Guthrie set to square off with former team in Baltimore

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The Orioles undoubtedly will go into Saturday night's game against the Royals without first baseman Chris Davis as lefty Wei-Yin Chen faces former O's ace Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals. Read More »

Royals remember on day of Boston Marathon

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With the running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, the tragedy of 2013 was a year away but it was remembered well by the Royals, who last year became witnesses and participants in the aftermath as they became the first team to visit Boston following th... Read More »