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5 hrs ago | Washington Times

Royals' Hosmer back in lineup, Vargas improving

Left-hander Jason Vargas peered toward the plate, wound up and delivered a fastball with total confidence, and Eric Hosmer took a massive cut with just as much certainty in his swing.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Billy Butler

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Ohio.com

Indians notebook: Asdrubal Cabrera back in lineup

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Asdrubal Cabrera, Jason Kipnis, Lonnie Chisenhall, Jose Ramirez

Kings of Kauffman

Royals Need Jason Vargas Back in the Rotation

Earlier today, we learned that Jason Vargas is inching closer to a return to the Royals' rotation .

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura

Cleveland.com

Carlos Santana hits two more homers as Cleveland Indians avoid sweep by Royals

The Indians denied Kansas City a four-game sweep Sunday to end a long and disappoint trip for everyone except Carlos Santana.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Carlos Santana, Baseball Players, Corey Kluber, Danny Salazar, Yordano Ventura

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Royals Review

Alcides Escobar, Utility Player

Eric Hosmer would be a great candidate; his defense is overrated compared to defensive metrics despite his Gold Glove, though fans seem to be realistic about his streaky hitting.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alcides Escobar, Eric Hosmer, Salvador Perez, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Southside Showdown

Chicago White Sox Morning BP: Should the White Sox make trades?

Jul 22, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn runs the bases after hitting a home run against Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Bruce Chen during the fourth inning at U.S Cellular Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Adam Dunn, Baseball Players, Chicago White Sox, Seattle Mariners

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Royals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox

Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Tyler Flowers, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox

MLB.com

Carroll Looks to Continue Winning Ways

White Sox vs. Royals at U.S. Cellular Field . Starters: RHP Scott Carroll for the Sox, LHP Bruce Chen for KC.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Tyler Flowers, Scott Carroll, Jake Petricka, Adam Dunn

Royals Review

Taking a look ahead to the 2015 payroll

With the future of the organization potentially impacted by the moves of next week's trade deadline, I thought we should all take a quick look at the 2015 payroll to see where the Royals stand for next year financially.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Collins, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Billy Butler, Lorenzo Cain, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chicago White Sox

Carroll eyeing redemption in rematch with KC

The last time Scott Carroll started a game versus the Royals, the team he grew up adoring in his adolescence offered the right-hander a steely welcome.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Scott Carroll, Tyler Flowers

Daily Herald

Scouting report

Pitching matchups: The White Sox' Chris Sale vs. Jeremy Guthrie Monday at 7:10 p.m.; Scott Carroll vs. Bruce Chen Tuesday at 7:10 p.m.; Jose Quintana vs. James Shields Wednesday at 1:10 p.m. At a glance: The White Sox have lost four straight and are 3-6 against the Royals this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Scott Carroll, Jose Quintana, Eric Hosmer, Jose Abreu

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

The Royals may be Poised for Another Second Half Run

Jun 25, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain signals to the fans and is congratulated by first baseman Eric Hosmer after hitting a home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Dodgers

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Yordano Ventura Dazzles in his Relief Appearance

Jun 28, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura delivers a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Royals Review

Royals interested in Justin Ruggiano, Carlos Villanueva

The Royals have two connections with Carlos Villanueva in Ned Yost and Dale Sveum and he could add depth to Kansas City's bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Carlos Villanueva, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Verlander, Tigers aiming to put brooms on Royals

The Tigers have a chance to close out the first half with a four-game sweep of the Royals on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Justin Verlander, Victor Martinez, Brad Ausmus

MLive.com

Left-hander Bruce Chen to start Sunday for Royals, not likely to pitch deep into ballgame

Probably not very long at all. The 37-year-old Chen has a 7.11 ERA this season and has pitched just one inning since June 28. Chen pitched one scoreless inning July 6 in a 4-1 loss to Cleveland after throwing five innings of relief in a 6-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on June 28. Chen is 6-9 with a 5.52 ERA in 21 career appearances against the ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Detroit Free Press

2 draft picks choose college over Tigers; team might be done signing

Two of the three unsigned players in the top 30 apparently have chosen to continue playing college baseball rather than sign with the Tigers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon

The Miami Herald

Royals' Vargas shelved by appendectomy

St. Petersburg, FL - The Kansas City Royals announced that starting pitcher Jason Vargas underwent an emergency appendectomy Wednesday that will sideline him for at least two weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players, Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers

Royals Review

Tigers Series Preview: Remember first place? That was nice.

The Royals have a chance to make things interesting again in the Central, but face long odds in doing so.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Alex Gordon, Raul Ibanez, Victor Martinez, Justin Verlander

Wed Jul 09, 2014

ESPN

Royals P Vargas to undergo appendectomy

Royals manager Ned Yost announced the news before Wednesday game against Tampa Bay and said surgery was planned for Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon

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