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Guthrie visits Japanese Hall of Fame exhibit

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Throughout his time at the Japan All-Star Series, Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie has learned much about his Japanese heritage. Guthrie has met relatives for the first time, eaten new foods and soaked up as much of the culture as possible. Sunday, t... Read More »

Rested ‘pen tops 10 reasons Royals will win Game 7

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Kansas City's three shutdown relievers -- all of whom have better stuff than most closers -- could work four innings in tonight's Game 7, maybe even more. That's a huge edge for the Royals, even if the Giants do use Madison Bumgarner out of their bullp... Read More »

Yost’s faith, sixth-inning moves work for Royals

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Ned Yost knows that baseball games aren't won in the sixth inning. And he vows that his team will never lose one at that late-but-not-too-late point of the game, either, not if there's anything he can do about it. "My mind-set is that I'm not getting b... Read More »

New WS gear player tested, fan approved

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Gear up in style with the exclusive official sweatshirts, T-shirts and caps that the Royals will be wearing to work out during the World Series. Read More »

Don’t try this at home: Gordon’s pregame regimen unimaginable

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The Royals are perceived as a team devoid of stars, but they don't lack a cornerstone player. It's Alex Gordon, the lifelong Royals fan, whose work ethic is beyond compare. Read More »

Royals enjoy celebration, return focus to work

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The party was on but there was still work to be done, so the Royals approached their postseason clinching celebration of Friday night and Saturday morning in moderation, according to manager Ned Yost. Read More »

Shields off his game, but gives Royals shot

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Pitcher James Shields has done this long enough that he knows one thing: If you don't have your best stuff, you've got to find a way to make things work. And that's what he did in the Royals' 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Thursday night at U.S. Cel... Read More »

Aoki putting work in before rehab assignment

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »