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11 hrs ago | Royals Review

Danny Duffy, the reliever

The immediate concern that arose when Duffy wasn't awful last night was something that could be described in one of two ways.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Aaron Crow, Mike Moustakas, Billy Butler, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Royals among teams expressing interest in free-agent pitcher Joel Hanrahan

The team will send a representative to two-time All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan's showcase for teams on Thursday, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Collins, Greg Holland, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Aaron Crow, Joel Hanrahan

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

The Royals Should Weather this Early Season Storm

The bullpen looks regressed. Bruce Chen looks a little spotty. The left side of the infield can't hit it's way out of a wet paper sack.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Mike Moustakas, Bruce Chen, Danny Valencia, Alex Gordon

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Billboard

Play Ball: Get Up Kids Talk Kansas City Royals' 2014 Season

April is upon us and that means the return of Major League Baseball. To preview the new season, Billboard.com spoke to a panel of baseball fans from around the music world for a team-by-team preview of their favorite squads.

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

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Strong Royals Bullpen is Still Just a Bullpen

Wade came into a clean eighth inning with a 3-1 lead. In one inning, he gave up the lead by surrendering two hits and a walk.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Collins, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Kelvin Herrera

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Wade Davis is in the Perfect Spot for the Kansas City Royals

Aug 12, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Wade Davis delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wade Davis, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, James Shields, Tampa Bay Rays, Jake Odorizzi

Tue Apr 01, 2014

TwinCities

AL Central: Rest of division still chasing Detroit Tigers

Biggest additions: The featured deal brought 2B Ian Kinsler from Texas, but the most significant additions may have been to the ever-evolving bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Joe Nathan, Joba Chamberlain, Miguel Cabrera, Eric Hosmer

Mon Mar 31, 2014

KCTV5

Royals make series of moves ahead of opener

The Royals placed right-handers Louis Coleman and Luke Hochevar on the disabled list as part of a series of moves that set their roster for Monday's season opener in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players, Greg Holland, Everett Teaford, Salvador Perez

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Bob Lutz: Buyer beware when it comes to Royalsa playoff chances

There are reasons to believe that KC can get to the postseason for the first time in 29 years.

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

Kings of Kauffman

Kansas City Royals Minor League Team Previews: Omaha Storm Chasers

Royals' baseball is less than 24 hours away. Their minor league teams have to wait a few more days before they get to start playing, though, so that just gives you more time to read up on the Lexington Legends , Wilmington Blue Rocks , and Northwest Arkansas Naturals .

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Related Topix: Sports, Johnny Giavotella, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Michael Mariot, Chris Dwyer

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Miami Herald

Royals expect second baseman Omar Infante to start Opening Day in Detroit

Ned Yost remained stone-faced, even as he delivered news that allowed the Royals to breathe a sigh of relief: On Saturday evening, after once more testing his sore right elbow in a minor-league game, Infante was expected to board a flight from Arizona bound for Detroit, where the team opens the season on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Miami Herald

Royals spring training report i 1 2 in conclusion

A rash of Tommy John surgeries spread through baseball this spring. With his torn ulnar collateral ligament, Luke Hochevar joined a gilded group that includes Arizona lefty Patrick Corbin, Athletics starter Jarrod Parker and two Braves, Brandon Beachy and Kris Medlen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Louis Coleman, Jarrod Parker

Post and Courier

Four risk factors for young pitchers

A national survey of youth baseball pitchers showed more than 30 percent of them have pitched for multiple teams in the same season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Baseball Players, Cory Luebke

Wed Mar 26, 2014

ArcaMax Publishing

Royals reliever Louis Coleman may start season on DL because of finger bruise

On the first day of workouts here, a ground ball struck Royals reliever Louis Coleman on the middle finger of his right hand.

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Related Topix: Sports, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players

Royals Review

Final Arizona Game Thread - Royals at Padres

James Shields and the Royals play their final game in Arizona this afternoon at 3:05 Central Daylight Time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

A Look at the Increase in Tommy John Surgery

Mar 8, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher John Lamb throws against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning at Maryvale Baseball Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Lamb, Baseball Players

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Climbing Tal's Hill

Allow Me to Introduce You to Tommy John

"Forearm tightness" - two of the scariest words that a pitcher can utter to an athletic trainer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kris Medlen, Baseball Players, Brandon Beachy, Jarrod Parker, Bruce Rondon, Peter Moylan

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Kings of Kauffman

Donnie Joseph Could be Part of the Kansas City Royals Bullpen

At the start of Spring Training, it had seemed as though the Kansas City Royals bullpen was essentially set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Donnie Joseph

Royals Review

Royals move Danny Duffy to bullpen, for now

The Royals ' unsurprising decision to place Yordano Ventura in the starting rotation left the team with a key decision on where odd man out Danny Duffy should begin the season: in the Triple-A rotation or the Major League bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura, Donnie Joseph, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

Wed Mar 19, 2014

WOKY-AM Greenfield

Rounding Third: Oakland left scrambling after Parker injury

You had to figure Major League Baseball would pay tribute to the great Dr. Frank Jobe at some point this season for his contribution to the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jarrod Parker, Baseball Players, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Atlanta Braves

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