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1 hr ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Bud Selig weighs in on Cubs' revenue issue

Short on specifics and long on vague pledges of support, baseball commissioner Bud Selig started fighting the Ricketts family's public-relations battles for them Wednesday during Wrigley Field's centennial celebration.

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6 hrs ago | Royals Review

Aaron Crow is running low on gas

His average velocity is down across the board in the early going of 2014. According to a recent McCullough article, it's not exactly raising any red flags in the Royals camp: "I don't give a what his velocity is, as long as he's getting guys out," Yost said.

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7 hrs ago | Kansas City Royals

Royals fizzle after early power surge vs. Tribe

Perez hammered Masterson's first pitch over the center-field wall, his first homer this season.

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11 hrs ago | Royals Review

What an "Average" Royals offense would look like

Yesterday I asserted that the Royals offense was hindered not necessarily by a lack of home runs, but by a lack of doubles and walks.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Indians trip Royals 5-3

Kipnis drove in Nick Swisher from first base with a two-out double in the seventh inning, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Kelvin Herrera

The Miami Herald

Royals pitcher Bruce Chen is a comedian, mentor, translator and major-league survivor

Bruce Chen repeats the refrain as he walks through the Kansas City Royals' clubhouse, his professional home now for six seasons, his longest tenure in a big-league career that stretches back to 1998.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bruce Chen, Baseball Players, Danny Duffy, Major League Baseball, Billy Butler, Luke Hochevar, Yordano Ventura

Royals Review

Simple Stats with Salvy

Invariably, the SSS argument always seems to pop-up. When is there enough data to draw a meaningful conclusion? Is the sample size large enough to mean anything? The great thing, is that you can answer these questions with some simple statistics.

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Royals Review

Alcides Escobar: Baseballing Machine

Entering Tuesday's contest in Cleveland, Alcides Escobar was the Royals leader in slugging percentage, wOBA and RC+.

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Royals Review

Justin Masterson, The Royals and You

Game three is tonight at 6:05 Central. Everything that happens in Cleveland is epic, you don't want to miss it! Justin Masterson was born in Jamaica, went to high school in Ohio and to college in both California and Indiana.

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Kings of Kauffman

Royals Cleanup Hitters Are Not Getting the Job Done

Apr 20, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez at bat against the Minnesota Twins during the fifth inning at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians, Alex Gordon, Billy Butler

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Pipeline Perspectives: Ventura best 'true' rookie so far

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Royals Minor League report: April 21

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Related Topix: Sports, John Lamb, Baseball Players, Donnie Joseph, Lane Adams, Major League Baseball

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Missouri wins College HOF Classic in Kansas City

For one night in late April, before they rush back into the rigors of conference play, college baseball players from Wichita State and Missouri were able to put on the uniforms and walk out to their own field of dreams.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Royals Review

A Royal Abuse of Power

The Royals have been powerless for almost half a century now. What gives? Joe Posnanski takes a look at the "Curse of Balboni."

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Morgan Ensberg, Jeromy Burnitz

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Collins takes another step toward return to 'pen

"I just went through my regular warmups, played catch and then got ready like I was going into a game and then they [hitters] stepped in," he said.

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CBC News

Rays' Matt Moore undergoes Tommy John surgery

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore, left, walks off the field with a trainer following an injury during a game against the Kansas City Royals on April 7. The Rays announced Tuesday that the surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews on the 24-year-old Moore, who made the AL All-Star team last year.

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The Kansas City Star

Royals' Dayton Moore believes hitting will come around

They rank 26th in runs, 26th in OPS and 25th in weighted on-base average. Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore watches from an opening in the fence during Tuesday's spring training workout on February 19, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Alcides Escobar, Alex Gordon

Cleveland.com

Where can I watch Tuesday's Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals game?

After coming from behind to win each of their last two contests, the Cleveland Indians might be ready to string together even more victories.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Michael Brantley, Danny Salazar

Deep Left Field

Wahoo's on the Mic Presents Conversations with the Enemy Part 1: The Kansas City Royals

Apr 5, 2014; The Royals, MO, USA; The Royals Royals right fielder lex Gordon celebrates after scoring against the Chicago White Sox during the eighth inning at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals turn to Shields in rematch with Tribe

Billy Butler has shown some signs of getting back into a hitting rhythm and now the Indians are wondering if their cleanup hitter, Carlos Santana, can do the same.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Collins, Billy Butler, Baseball Players, Carlos Santana, Danny Salazar, Major League Baseball

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