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1 hr ago | The Marion Star

Kluber goes distance for Indians

Indians starter Corey Kluber delivers against the Kansas City Royals in the ninth inning on Thursday.

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1 hr ago | Royals Review

Know a (Potential) Future Royal: We're Getting Closer

We're getting closer to this years Rule 4 draft. The Royals will have 4 picks in the Top 60. They haven't had this many picks this early since 2004 where they had picks 14, 29, 31, 55, and 63 thanks to Michael Tucker and Raul Ibanez compensation picks.

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3 hrs ago | Rant Sports

David Lough Could Be A Special Player For Baltimore Orioles If He Starts Hitting

The Baltimore Orioles traded Danny Valencia last offseason to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for a speedy outfielder named David Lough that not many Orioles fans had heard of prior to the trade.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Lough, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Melky Cabrera

5 hrs ago | Kings of Kauffman

Fifth Inning Dooms Chen, Royals in 5-1 Loss to Indians

Apr 24, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Kansas City Royals center fielder Jarrod Dyson steals second base against Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis in the third inning at Progressive Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Jason Kipnis, Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer, Corey Kluber, Major League Baseball

7 hrs ago | Kings of Kauffman

Kansas City Royals: The Quest For 2 Million Fans

May 27, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; The Kansas City Royals present several on field activities in support of Armed Services Day before the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Kauffman Stadium.

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8 hrs ago | Royals Review

Royals Drop Series in Cleveland, Lose 5-1 in Finale

We're not even done with the month of April and the Royals have toyed with our emotions more than a jilted ex-lover.

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

12 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Bud Selig weighs in on Cubs' revenue issue

Short on specifics and long on vague pledges of support, baseball commissioner Bud Selig started fighting the Ricketts family's public-relations battles for them Wednesday during Wrigley Field's centennial celebration.

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16 hrs ago | Royals Review

Aaron Crow is running low on gas

His average velocity is down across the board in the early going of 2014. According to a recent McCullough article, it's not exactly raising any red flags in the Royals camp: "I don't give a what his velocity is, as long as he's getting guys out," Yost said.

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17 hrs ago | Kansas City Royals

Royals fizzle after early power surge vs. Tribe

Perez hammered Masterson's first pitch over the center-field wall, his first homer this season.

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22 hrs ago | Royals Review

What an "Average" Royals offense would look like

Yesterday I asserted that the Royals offense was hindered not necessarily by a lack of home runs, but by a lack of doubles and walks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Indians trip Royals 5-3

Kipnis drove in Nick Swisher from first base with a two-out double in the seventh inning, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Kelvin Herrera

The Miami Herald

Royals pitcher Bruce Chen is a comedian, mentor, translator and major-league survivor

Bruce Chen repeats the refrain as he walks through the Kansas City Royals' clubhouse, his professional home now for six seasons, his longest tenure in a big-league career that stretches back to 1998.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bruce Chen, Baseball Players, Danny Duffy, Major League Baseball, Billy Butler, Luke Hochevar, Yordano Ventura

Royals Review

Simple Stats with Salvy

Invariably, the SSS argument always seems to pop-up. When is there enough data to draw a meaningful conclusion? Is the sample size large enough to mean anything? The great thing, is that you can answer these questions with some simple statistics.

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Royals Review

Alcides Escobar: Baseballing Machine

Entering Tuesday's contest in Cleveland, Alcides Escobar was the Royals leader in slugging percentage, wOBA and RC+.

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Royals Review

Justin Masterson, The Royals and You

Game three is tonight at 6:05 Central. Everything that happens in Cleveland is epic, you don't want to miss it! Justin Masterson was born in Jamaica, went to high school in Ohio and to college in both California and Indiana.

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Kings of Kauffman

Royals Cleanup Hitters Are Not Getting the Job Done

Apr 20, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez at bat against the Minnesota Twins during the fifth inning at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians, Alex Gordon, Billy Butler

Kansas City Royals

Pipeline Perspectives: Ventura best 'true' rookie so far

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Royals Minor League report: April 21

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Related Topix: Sports, John Lamb, Baseball Players, Donnie Joseph, Lane Adams, Major League Baseball

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Missouri wins College HOF Classic in Kansas City

For one night in late April, before they rush back into the rigors of conference play, college baseball players from Wichita State and Missouri were able to put on the uniforms and walk out to their own field of dreams.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Royals Review

A Royal Abuse of Power

The Royals have been powerless for almost half a century now. What gives? Joe Posnanski takes a look at the "Curse of Balboni."

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Morgan Ensberg, Jeromy Burnitz

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