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Service in a pinch: Butler homers off bench for win

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Billy Butler came off the bench and blasted a two-run pinch-hit homer for a 6-4 victory over the Indians on Friday night, delighting a hometown crowd of 33,460. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 13

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Omaha went into the PCL All-Star break with a win at Colorado Springs. Joe Saunders made his first start since joining the Royals' organization, holding the Sky Sox to one run on three hits and a walk over three innings. Read More »

Shields racks up 10 K’s for first visiting win at Trop

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James Shields racked up 10 strikeouts for his first win at Tropicana Field since 2012, as the Royals earned a 6-0 victory over the Rays on Monday night. Read More »

Vargas pins Twins in Royals’ rubber-game win

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Jason Vargas fired seven shutout innings for his second win over the Twins this season as the Royals rolled to a 4-0 victory in the rubber game on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 1

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Wilmington rolled to an opening win vs. Potomac. Luis Santos earned his first win at this level. He held the Nationals to a run, three hits and a walk while striking out two over 5 2/3 innings. Read More »

Ventura aiming to help Royals earn series win

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Hector Santiago aims to reinforce his spot in the rotation as the Angels square off against Yordano Ventura and the Royals on Saturday in the middle game at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals set for Greinke’s return trip to The K

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Former Royals pitcher Zack Greinke will make his third start as a visiting player against Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Monday night with the Dodgers. The right-hander will be seeking his first win as an away member in his former ballpark. 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 »

Royals knock Verlander around in eighth straight win

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Change their approach against Justin Verlander? Not the Royals. Well, why should they? Not when that approach results in an 11-8 Kansas City victory over Detroit's celebrated, if struggling, right-hander and the Tigers on Monday night at Comerica Park. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 15

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Hunter Dozier, the Royals' No. 6-ranked prospect, delivered the go-ahead double in a three-run eighth as Class A Advanced Wilmington beat Carolina, 3-2, to win the first-half finale. Read More »

Sweep, seven-game win streak powered by homers

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The Royals crushed a pair of home runs -- giving them 14 in their last 16 games -- to clinch their seventh straight win and a three-game sweep over the White Sox with a 6-3 victory on Father's Day at U.S. Cellular Field. Read More »

Royals call on Shields in bid for sweep, seventh straight win

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The Royals send their ace to the hill Sunday as they attempt to continue a recent hot streak. James Shields takes on Andre Rienzo and the White Sox in the series finale at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Big inning backs dominant Duffy to clinch series

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The Royals put together a five-run inning for the second consecutive game, and Danny Duffy did the rest. Duffy tossed seven-plus strong innings to vault Kansas City to its sixth consecutive win, a 9-1 triumph over the White Sox on Saturday at U.S. Cell... 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 »

Crow shaky but effective finishing off win

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Aaron Crow had a rocky time in the ninth inning of Tuesday night's 9-5 win over the Indians, but he accomplished his goal -- keeping closer Greg Holland in the bullpen. Read More »