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23 min ago | The Miami Herald

Yordano Ventura gets first big-league win as Royals beat Astros

A few hours before the first big-league victory off his career, Yordano Ventura lay on his stomach on a training table inside the visitors' clubhouse at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Jason Castro, Yordano Ventura

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

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

The Royals 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

Crawfish Boxes

Series Preview: Astros vs. Royals, April 15-17, 2014

When a team that focuses for the most part on homegrown talents come to town it kind of feels like a measuring stick for the Astros .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Jose Altuve, Eric Hosmer, James Shields, Alex Gordon

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Royals Review

Royal Ups and Downs: Swept Edition

Well, another fun weekend of Royals baseball has run its course. And yeah, we can probably skip the whole "it's early, and the Royals might not be terrible" routine today, given that they dropped today's series finale to the powerhouse Minnesota Twins .

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

Davis' throwing error sends Twins over Royals

Needing a big hit, the Minnesota Twins instead turned a little tapper back to the mound into big trouble for the Kansas City Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Aaron Crow, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Joe Mauer

Twinkie Town

Twins Sweep Royals with 4-3 Victory

Well, that happened. For the first time this season we've seen a Twins game end in an unconventional manner, with Glen Perkins securing his third save and the win when Mike Moustakas tripped Kurt Suzuki on a foul pop up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, Glen Perkins, Trevor Plouffe

The Kansas City Star

Royals fall to Twins 4-3, swept in weekend series

Three people were killed and a 14-year-old boy was critically injured Sunday when a gunman opened fire at the Jewish Community Center and a senior living facility in Johnson County.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Aaron Crow, Weird

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Shields, Royals undone by sloppy defense vs. Twins

Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer swings for a 3-run home run off Kansas City Royals pitcher James Shields during the second inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Saturday, April 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, American League, Brian Dozier

Kings of Kauffman

Looking at the Royals Defensive Struggles

Apr 11, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Alcides Escobar

TwinCities

Hope for Twins?

Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson throws a pitch to Kansas City Royals' Nori Aoki during the first inning on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kyle Gibson, Josmil Pinto, Chris Colabello, Jason Kubel

The London Free Press

MLB notes: No suspension for Yankees' Michael Pineda

New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda throws against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium in New York, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Michael Pineda, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Aroldis Chapman, Manny Parra, Matt Moore

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Star Tribune

Series preview: Twins vs. Kansas City

This is the first game of a six-game road trip that will take the Royals to Houston as well.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Alex Gordon, Jason Kubel

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Early-Season Grades for Chicago White Sox's Offseason Acquisitions

To be sure, it isn't as if everyone expects the White Sox to challenge the Detroit Tigers for AL Central supremacy just because general manager Rick Hahn brought in guys like Adam Eaton, Scott Downs and Jose Abreu.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Alexei Ramirez, Charlie Blackmon

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Look out, Mariano Rivera: Royals' Chen is gaining on you

Chen's a left-handed starter; Rivera was a righty reliever and closer. Chen's a crafty off-speed pitcher who gets hitters out with his guile.

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The Kansas City Star

With plays like Alcides Escobar's catch, Royals are writing a glove story

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar runs down a fly ball to short center for an out on Tampa Bay Rays' Ryan Hanigan in the second inning during Wednesday's baseball game on April 9, 2014 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alcides Escobar, Johnny Giavotella, Louis Coleman, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals

CNN

Michael Beller: Fantasy baseball Pitcher Scouting Report: Kansas City Royals Yordano Ventura

Starting pitchers under six feet are like quarterbacks of the same size. Unless they're Drew Brees, they're dismissed out of hand.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura, Ben Zobrist

Royals Review

Salvador vs. the Homer

Berry Bonds Be the man... without him #roylas have O Homers in 2014.Royals have 74 wins.Bonds hit more into the Bay than we have in 2 years Alex Gordon has ended the " ... more homers than the Royals" game -- which was probably a lot of fun for its participants but also very stupid because it was only eight games, the Royals are 4-4 not 0-8, and ... (more)

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Leadoff man Emilio Bonifacio playing the top hits

But how long can the leadoff hitter slap his way on base, steal bases, lead the league in hits and keep the voices from the center-field bleachers in his corner ? "One thing I know: It won't be like that all season," said Bonifacio, who singled and scored in the first and doubled and scored in the sixth in a 7-5 victory over the Pirates on ... (more)

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Kansas City Royals

Guthrie aims to stay unbeaten at Kauffman

Jake Odorizzi will start for the Rays on Wednesday afternoon against the Royals, the team that traded him to the Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeremy Hellickson, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Jake Odorizzi, American League, Major League Baseball, Bruce Chen

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Tampa Bay Online

Rays, Archer win 1-0 pitching duel over K.C.

The box score shows that Wil Myers had one hit in Tuesday night's game and as far as anyone can tell, that hit was a frozen rope to the outfield to begin the ninth inning that turned the game in the Rays' favor.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Mike Moustakas, Jarrod Dyson, Matt Moore, Yordano Ventura

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