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3 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sam Mellinger: Royals can blame themselves for being losers at the trade deadline

The Royals were never going to win at this trade deadline. Never. If you thought there was a big trade coming, something to bolster this talented and flawed team in a critical season, you may have been sniffing toxic gas.

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12 hrs ago | Kings of Kauffman

The Royals Do Not Have the Assets for a Blockbuster Trade

Feb 18, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore speaks to the media during MLB media day at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Missourian

Royals struggle to 3-2 win over Twins

Salvador Perez triggered a go-ahead rally with a double in the sixth inning and made several spectacular plays behind the plate, helping the Kansas City Royals to a scrappy 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

SFGate

Werth out of Nationals' lineup after spraining his ankle

Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth was held out of the starting lineup in Tuesday's game against the Marlins after spraining his right ankle Monday.

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NWAonline

Baseball notes

ROYALS Hosmer returns KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- First baseman Eric Hosmer was back in the lineup for Tuesday night's game against Minnesota after starting just once in the past seven games because of a bruised hand.

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Minnesota Twins

Hughes shakes off shin injury, set for start against Royals

Left-hander Danny Duffy just seems to get better with every start. The Royals left-hander, who will take the mound Wednesday night against the Twins, has an 0.92 ERA over his last three starts, but he's just 0-2 in that span.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The State

Royals' offense shut down in 2-1 loss to Twins

The Royals' ace struggled to find the strike zone against the Minnesota Twins, and was hit hard when he finally did.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Brian Dozier, Alcides Escobar

The News Tribune

Gibson pitches Twins to 2-1 victory over Royals

No worry. When he was ejected for arguing the play in the third inning Tuesday night, it gave him a nice vantage point - a flat-screen TV and a comfy chair in the clubhouse - to see Kyle Gibson shut down the Kansas City Royals for seven innings in a tense 2-1 victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Danny Duffy, Kyle Gibson, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Alex Gordon

Twinkie Talk

Twins Win as Gibson Outduels Shields

Jul 29, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.

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The State

Royals' Hosmer back in lineup, Vargas improving

Hosmer pronounced himself fit after taking batting practice against rehabbing left-hander Jason Vargas, who threw four innings in a simulated game at Kauffman Stadium.

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Kings of Kauffman

The Royals Pursuing Pitching, But Hitting Must Come From Within

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, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Liam Hendriks, Christian Colon, John Lackey

Royals Review

Royal Ups and Downs: The Big Trade Edition

Well, Dayton Moore finally pulled the trigger on the big deal of the summer, trading Danny Valencia for Erik Kratz and Liam Hendriks.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Kansas City Royals

Shields seeks double-digit wins against Twins

The Twins are more than happy to put their recent 3-7 homestand behind them as they begin a six-game road trip on Tuesday night with three games against the Royals.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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The Republic

Kluber perfect into 7th of Indians loss to Royals

But all Kluber had to show for his performance was a no-decision in the Cleveland Indians' 2-1, 14-inning loss to the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Royals Review

Game goes forever, Royals win 2-1

Looks like the batting practice bats hid behind the couch again. The punchless Royals failed to score more runs than I have thumbs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Corey Kluber, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

The Daily Record

Kansas City shades White Sox, gets to 50-50

Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning when White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers couldn't handle a throw home and the Kansas City Royals beat Chicago 2-1 Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cleveland Indians

Tribe hopes Kluber can keep rolling at The K

As the American League Central race becomes a game of catch-up with division-leading Detroit, Thursday night's tilt between the second-place Indians and third-place Royals -- the first of a four-game set at Kauffman Stadium -- could help determine which team has the better chance of closing the gap.

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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, Bruce Chen, Salvador Perez, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The News Tribune

White Sox struggle and fall 7-1 to Royals

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, Tyler Flowers, Baseball Players, Mike Moustakas, Jarrod Dyson, Bruce Chen, Adam Dunn

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