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1 hr ago | Kings of Kauffman

Eric Hosmer's Stubbornness May Hurt the Royals

Jul 18, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer hits an RBI single during the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Hosmer, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

3 Win-Win Trade Scenarios MLB Teams Should Pull the Trigger on

Two major deals have transpired since Friday, with the Los Angeles Angels acquiring Houston Street from the San Diego Padres over the weekend and the Detroit Tigers trading for the Rangers' Joakim In return for the the proven closers, both the Padres and Rangers received a loaded prospect package featuring some of the best young talent from the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Manny Banuelos, Alex Rios, Jake Peavy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Adam Eaton's energy is infectious, but he's got to stay healthy

''I'm pumped,'' Eaton said. ''My wife and I talked about it today. It's my first big-league trophy, which is kind of cool.'

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Related Topix: Sports, Paul Konerko, Adam Dunn, Bruce Chen

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Missourian

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, Bruce Chen, Adam Dunn, Alcides Escobar

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, Bruce Chen, Lorenzo Cain, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Royals Review

How Fat Billy Butler is According to Twitter

There's very little questioning of Billy Butler's sveltness, but those that are active on the internet social media platform of "Twitter" really like to express this sentiment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Gordon, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Kansas City Royals continue same script with 3-1 loss

Ned Yost, like all others in Royals Nation, stares blankly for answers. And there are none.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Chris Sale

CBS Sports

Scott White chat transcript

Rockies pitcher Yohan Flande has been named the starter for Tuesday's clash against the Nationals, the Denver Post reports Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott White, Baseball Players, Brandon Workman, Rubby De La Rosa, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer

The Olympian

Royals 1B Eric Hosmer scratched with bruised hand

Hosmer was hit on the hand by a pitch from Boston's Jon Lester on Sunday at Fenway Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Salvador Perez

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Royals shut down by Lester, Red Sox in 6-0 loss

Lester allowed no earned runs for the third time in four starts, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Royals with a 6-0 win Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Daniel Nava, Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox

Boston.com

Game 98 preview: Royals at Red Sox

Royals vs. Lester: Billy Butler 4-19, Alex Gordon 2-17, Danny Valencia 5-17, Raul Ibanez 5-15, Alcides Escobar 3-10, Eric Hosmer 3-10, Omar Infante 3-11, Moustakas 3-7, Cain 2-8, Dyson 0-3, Hayes 0-3, Perez 1-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Alex Gordon, Alcides Escobar, Jackie Bradley Jr.

Hays Daily News

Butler wants to stay in K.C.

Billy Butler swung a pair of Mariucci bats inside the visitors' clubhouse at Fenway Park, rotating the lumber from hand to hand, pondering the factors behind his first-half torment.

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NWAonline

Dozier's Stock On Rise For Royals

The list of Kansas City first-round picks over the past 10 years reads like a Who's Who of recent Royals legacy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, Luke Hochevar, Alex Gordon

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Columbian

Micah Rice: Mariners should be buyers at deadline

Robinson Cano has been about the only reliable hitter in the Seattle Mariners' offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners, Felix Hernandez

Royals Review

Royals Fall to Boston 2-1

Kansas City loses the second straight game to Boston 2-1 and their 16th of their past 25 games since ascending to the top of the division.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Alcides Escobar

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston.com

Coming Off Shutout, Buchholz Looks to Continue Strong Stretch

Jeff Pini has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2013. A graduate of Roger Williams University, Jeff covers everything from the Red Sox and Bruins to B.A.A. running events and high school sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Houston Astros, American League Central, Clay Buchholz

Royals Review

Forget Marlon Byrd and just start Jarrod Dyson

Apparently, if the Royals want Marlon Byrd , all they have to do is send Double-A lefty reliever Sam Selman to Philadelphia .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Norichika Aoki, Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Royals Review

Kansas City Players Grilled in Barbecue Sauce Controversy

Billy Butler's Hit It a Ton sauce has caused some rifts in the clubhouse, even affecting actions on the field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Johnny Giavotella, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Chris Getz

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Baseball Prospectus

The Lineup Card: Nine Second-Half Improvement Candidates by Baseball Prospectus

Maybe it's because I've now seen enough pieces debunking the Home Run Derby curse that I'm starting to think it must actually help, but the back-to-back champ is my pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Ortiz, Baseball Players

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Royals Review

Royals Ups and Downs: All-Star Edition

The game wasn't a blowout, and the Royals have home field advantage for the World Series when they win 17 out of 21 in the second half three times in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Adam Wainwright, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

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