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Aoki putting work in before rehab assignment


After a workout on Sunday, Nori Aoki, who is on the disabled list with a groin strain, was likely heading to join Double-A Northwest Arkansas for a Minor League rehabilitation assignment. Read More »

Moustakas continues to look for ways out slump


While Danny Valencia mans third base for the Royals, the work goes on to bring Mike Moustakas out of his hitting swoon. Read More »

Shields gets extra work in win over Rockies


If it hadn't been for Carlos Gonzalez and Jordan Pacheco, the pitch count for the Royals' James Shields would have been considerably lower in his 5-1 victory on Tuesday night. Read More »

Adversity, obstacles no match for mighty Dyson


The Royals' Jarrod Dyson has come a long way, through childhood hardship and on-field setbacks. "From the dark to the spotlight, basically," he said. The outfielder continues to work hard with coaches to harness his speed and refine his skills in order... Read More »

Gordon’s work ethic stems from Mom


Alex Gordon's gritty dedication to hard work is almost legendary. The Royals star outfielder has no doubt where he gets it -- from his mother, Leslie. Read More »

Royals taking patient approach with Zimmer


Royals right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the fifth overall pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and the No. 23-ranked prospect on MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 list, has yet to work an inning in the Minor Leagues this season and might not until June. He didn't... Read More »

Holland answers call to finish victory over O’s


Even though the Royals had a five-run lead on Friday night, closer Greg Holland had not pitched since the previous Saturday and manager Ned Yost felt obliged to get him some work. Read More »

Royals’ streak ends behind shaky Ventura


Prize rookie Yordano Ventura wanted to make his sixth big league start a sixth straight victory for the Royals. It didn't work out that way. The Minnesota Twins got to Ventura early and ended the Royals' winning streak at five games, 8-3, on Sunday at ... Read More »

Duffy feeling at home in bullpen


This bullpen business seems to suit Danny Duffy pretty well. When he helped preserve Saturday's 5-4 win over the Twins with two scoreless innings, it gave him a nice set of statistics for his first foray into relief work. In three games, he has thrown ... Read More »

Duffy goes right to work out of Royals’ bullpen


Danny Duffy's latest turnabout came on Saturday when he rushed to Target Field and fired 2 1/3 perfect innings in relief for the Royals in a 7-1 loss. He was recalled from Triple-A Omaha and second baseman Johnny Giavotella was optioned to the same club. Read More »

Defense central: Talented Cain a go-getter in outfield


Lorenzo Cain is a center fielder par excellence, a far-ranging wizard on a Royals team known for its defensive wizardry. "I had to work at it. God gave me the gift to be able to run down balls the way I do and to track balls -- and definitely gave me s... Read More »

Guthrie satisfied with prep work in Surprise


Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie finished the Arizona phase of his preparation for the season in Monday's 8-2 loss to the Rockies and feels good about it. He'll split the last Spring Training game at Milwaukee on Saturday with Yordano Ventura. Read More »

Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads


Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ... Read More »

Department up and running


Kansas driver exam stations will resume issuing and renewing driver’s licenses and identification cards Thursday morning. “We realize this outage has been a great source of inconvenience and frustration for many people,” said Director of Vehicles Donna Shelite. “The vendor responsible for the 8-year-old server is continuing work to ensure we do not have an unplanned outage like this again.” Read More »

Intern Deadline


Congressional internships are a great way for Kansas students to learn about Congress and gain professional work experience. Interns serving in senator jerry moran’s Washington, D.C., office have the opportunity to interact with staff and Kansans visiting our nation’s capital, attend congressional hearings and briefings, and work on issues currently before the Senate.  senator moran is currently accepting applications for ... Read More »