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7/25/2016 | Moore, KC face difficult Deadline decisions

As the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline looms for the Royals, general manager Dayton Moore said he and his staff are preparing on both fronts -- as sellers or buyers.


7/25/2016 | Skaggs faces Royals in long-awaited return

Promising young Angels starter Tyler Skaggs makes his return from Tommy John surgery -- five days before the two-year anniversary of his last Major League game -- on Tuesday, when he will be pitted against Royals right-hander Dillon Gee (3-3, 4.19 ERA) in the second game of a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium.


7/25/2016 | Angels roll by Royals behind Santiago, Pujols

Hector Santiago held the Royals to two runs through 5 1/3 innings and Albert Pujols drove in four runs with three hits as the Angels cruised to a 6-2 win.


7/25/2016 | Royals weighing offers for Davis, Volquez

The Yankees traded hard-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs after entering Monday with a 7.7 percent chance of reaching the postseason, according to FanGraphs.com. What, then, will become of the defending World Series champion Royals, and top arms Wade Davis and Edinson Volquez?


7/24/2016 | Morales' bat gets going, but he, KC can't capitalize

While the Royals are known for their "keep the line moving" offensive mentality, their struggles have come in a similar fashion. Despite getting the leadoff man on five times Sunday, the Royals managed to tally only a run on Kendrys Morales' homer in their 2-1 loss to the Rangers.


7/24/2016 | DeShields' dinger lifts Rangers after duel in KC

After a solid start by right-hander Edinson Volquez on Sunday, Kansas City turned the ball over to Luke Hochevar in the seventh, and for the second straight day, the Royals' bullpen wasn't able to get the job done. Delino DeShields hit a go-ahead homer to left-center field, and the Rangers held on for 2-1 win at Kauffman Stadium.


7/24/2016 | Royals looking for redemption vs. Angels

Hector Santiago and Ian Kennedy face off when the Angels and Royals open up a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium on Monday.


7/24/2016 | Diaz, Frazier among top prospect performers Saturday

The Midwest League is notorious for dampening the power of young hitters. Apparently no one told that to Isan Diaz. The Brewers' No. 11 prospect slugged a pair of home runs on Saturday, including a walk-off shot to propel Class A Wisconsin past Lake County, 9-8. Diaz also hit a triple in the contest en route to finishing 3-for-4, while his six RBIs represented a new career high.


7/23/2016 | Ventura says he's OK despite rib contustion

After being struck in the ribs by a ground ball, Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura was removed from Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Rangers. The club announced Ventura is day to day with a right rib contusion and X-rays were negative.


7/23/2016 | Vargas progressing with sim game for Royals

Royals left-hander Jason Vargas threw a simulated game on Saturday, as he continues to build up after undergoing Tommy John surgery in August 2015.


7/23/2016 | Volquez aiming to help Royals claim rubber game

Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez will square off against Rangers righty A.J. Griffin in the finale of a three-game series on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.


7/23/2016 | Hamels wins battle as Rangers push past Royals

No. 1 starter Cole Hamels is doing his part to keep the Rangers afloat while they try to figure out about the rest of the rotation. With trade rumors flying everywhere, the Rangers' big acquisition from last season won for the second time since the All-Star break in a 7-4 victory over the Royals on Saturday night.


7/23/2016 | Vogelbach, Berrios among top prospect performers Friday

Dan Vogelbach sure knows how to make an introduction. Playing in his first game with Triple-A Tacoma since being traded from the Cubs to the Mariners on Wednesday, Vogelbach went 3-for-3 with two RBIs.


7/22/2016 | Duffy is Royals' stopper with emotional outing

As Royals starter Danny Duffy took the mound for the series opener against the Rangers on Friday night, there was more on his mind than the performance ahead. About a week earlier, Duffy said he had learned that Liam Shipley, a child he had met just a month ago, had died after a battle with Leukemia.


7/22/2016 | Cain keeps working toward return to Royals

As the Royals gathered at the White House to celebrate their 2015 World Series championship on Thursday, there were a few faces missing, notably outfielder Lorenzo Cain.


7/22/2016 | Hamels, Ventura looking to get on track in series rematch

Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will square off against Rangers lefty Cole Hamels in the middle game of the series on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.


7/22/2016 | Duffy flusters Rangers as Royals strike early

Royals starter Danny Duffy held the Rangers to one run in 6 2/3 innings and won his fifth straight decision in a 3-1 victory on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. First-place Texas has now lost 15 of its last 19 games.


7/22/2016 | Brigham, Renfroe among top prospect performers Thursday

It's been a stellar month for Marlins No. 24 prospect Jeff Brigham. The 24-year-old righty turned in yet another impressive performance Thursday, tossing seven scoreless innings and striking out a season-best 10 batters.


7/21/2016 | Royals' White House visit special to Earnest

About five minutes into White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest's daily press briefing on Thursday, he suddenly was interrupted by the presence of Royals manager Ned Yost, first baseman Eric Hosmer and catcher Salvador Perez.


7/21/2016 | Royals' long, euphoric road ends at White House

President Obama stood there smiling and playful in front of the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, leading the audience in cheers for catcher Salvador Perez and first baseman Eric Hosmer, for general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost and all the rest. This is one of the rites of passage for a World Series champion.


7/21/2016 | Bo debuts new PSA on MLB Central

Baseball and football icon Bo Jackson joined MLB Network on Thursday morning, debuting a public service announcement encouraging the employment of people with disabilities.


7/21/2016 | Royal greeting: Obama fetes world champs

Of all places, in the famed East Room of the White House, a "Let's go Royals" chant broke out as the players, coaches and front-office staff took the stage Thursday to be honored for their 2015 World Series championship.


7/19/2016 | Fifth starter spot remains question for Royals

With left-hander Brian Flynn providing several solid outings of multi-inning relief throughout this season, there was hope that he might be able to help ease the Royals' fifth starter woes, even if it was just for a spot start.


7/19/2016 | Pipeline preview: Thompson takes hill for IronPigs

Phillies No. 2 prospect Jake Thompson looks to continue his strong recent stretch against Indianapolis at 1:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


7/19/2016 | Minor looks good during live batting practice

Royals left-hander Mike Minor threw a live batting practice session prior to Tuesday's game against the Indians at Kauffman Stadium.




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