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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:26:51 EDTAs the Royals prepped to bug out of Arizona on Wednesday, manager Ned Yost revealed what likely will be his Opening Day lineup and batting order. Alex Gordon has hit leadoff most of the spring.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:15:57 EDTRangers right-hander Dillon Gee, a former Royal, threw six dominant innings in a 0-0 Texas-Kansas City tie on Wednesday at Surprise Stadium. Royals Opening Day starter Danny Duffy worked four scoreless innings in his final tuneup before Monday's opener.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:39:37 EDTRoyals catching coach Pedro Grifol recalled a funny admission from Raul Mondesi about a week ago. Mondesi apparently had no idea he was winning the battle for the second-base job, which was awarded to him on Monday.
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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:06:17 EDTSpring Training is winding down and it's a good time to take your questions on how this 2017 Royals squad is shaping up.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:04:01 EDTThe Royals' recent home run barrage continued on Tuesday, as they clubbed three more homers in a 7-3 win over the White Sox at Surprise Stadium.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:36:48 EDTIt is hard for Royals infielder Christian Colon to hide the disappointment.
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 19:26:59 EDTWho do the Royals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Kansas City's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:32:15 EDTIf there is one thing that Royals left-hander Danny Duffy is as passionate about as baseball, it is his love of animals.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:28 EDTBrett and Chad Joshpe can still see the baseball coming down from the heavens one sublime day at Shea Stadium, closer and closer toward the brothers' seats down the right-field line. If only they had a way back then to preserve their precious moment, like Major League Baseball fans of all 30 clubs are about to enjoy starting Opening Day for the first time in broadcast history.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:33:13 EDTMike Moustakas, Paulo Orlando, Brandon Moss and Alcides Escobar homered for the Royals, who tagged A's No. 4 starter Andrew Triggs for eight runs in a 10-3 victory at Hohokam Stadium on Monday afternoon.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:21:42 EDTThe intense and complicated battle for the Royals' second-base job is over. Manager Ned Yost named 21-year-old Raul Mondesi his starter Monday morning.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:50:00 EDTThe Royals made several roster moves Monday morning that appear to pave the way for veteran reliever Peter Moylan to emerge with the final bullpen spot.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:16:44 EDTRoyals outfielder Jorge Soler sustained an oblique strain in his final at-bat in a Minor League game on Sunday and could start the regular season on the disabled list, manager Ned Yost said.
Fri, 3 Mar 2017 19:27:13 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Royals' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:22:54 EDTIt has been well-documented that, to some degree, the Royals' window of opportunity could close after 2017.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:29:06 EDTThe only result Royals right-hander Jason Hammel was worried about Sunday in an 8-7 victory over the Angels was how effective his changeup would be.
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:08:26 EDTYou wouldn't blame Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy if he preferred to simply stay in Arizona while the rest of the team prepares to break camp this week. Kennedy has been that good this spring. In 17 1/3 innings, Kennedy has not allowed a run.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:07:02 EDTRoyals manager Ned Yost finally made official Saturday what everyone in Royals camp already knew -- that left-hander Danny Duffy would be his Opening Day starter on April 3 in Minnesota.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:31:09 EDTAfter nine-and-a-half scoreless innings, Royals second baseman Raul Mondesi finally broke the deadlock against the Brewers.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:22:03 EDTWhen it was over, when the United States had beaten Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to capture the World Baseball Classic title, left-hander Danny Duffy had one more mission to complete.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:02:33 EDTBrewers-Royals game descended upon by swarm of bees
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:43:28 EDTEric Hosmer's championship quest now is complete. With the World Baseball Classic title in hand, Hosmer believes he has won it all at every level.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:02:59 EDTKyle Seager continued warming up with his first Cactus League home run and Hisashi Iwakuma pitched 5 2/3 strong innings on Friday afternoon as a Mariners split squad topped the Royals, 4-1, at Peoria Stadium.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:05:27 EDTA familiar face was behind the plate for the Royals on Friday -- All-Star catcher Salvador Perez
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:14 EDTFollowing a thrilling World Baseball Classic that culminated in the United States winning its first title thanks to Wednesday's 8-0 win over Puerto Rico, World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) announced the All-World Baseball Classic Team.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:17:08 EDTCheslor Cuthbert hit a two-run double as well as his first spring home run, and Mike Moustakas hit his fourth as the Royals beat the Padres, 6-2, on Wednesday at Surprise Stadium.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:51:14 EDTRoyals infielder Cheslor Cuthbert had a special day Wednesday, perhaps his best day of the spring. Cuthbert hit his first home run of the Cactus League season, doubled in two runs and made the defensive gem of the month in the Royals' 6-2 win over the Padres.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:11:22 EDTOne of the main reasons left-hander Travis Wood signed with the Royals this offseason was the promise of getting a chance to compete for a starting job. The Royals fulfilled their end of the deal by giving Wood that chance this spring. But Wood came up short in the battle for the final rotation spot, as manager Ned Yost named Nathan Karns his No. 5 starter on Monday.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:15:15 EDTD-backs left-hander Robbie Ray turned in another impressive outing in a 4-2 win over the Royals on Tuesday in front of 10,131 fans at Salt River Fields.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:10:52 EDTAs Royals' camp draws closer to the end, left-hander Jason Vargas looks more and more like the pitcher he was in 2014 and '15 before he underwent Tommy John surgery.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:35:15 EDTFor five straight outings this spring, Royals left-hander Matt Strahm looked just like he did during his sensational rookie debut last season -- virtually unhittable.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:57:31 EDTThe Indians ran away with the American League Central last season, finishing eight games ahead of the Tigers and besting the Royals by 13.5 games. By using fantasy value to assess the key players on the Detroit and Kansas City rosters for 2017, we can get a head start on determining which club has the best chance of ending Cleveland's reign atop the division.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:32:22 EDTRight-hander Tim Adleman, in the battle for a Reds rotation spot, hit a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning as the Reds rallied for a 10-6 victory over the Royals on Monday.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:24:26 EDTThe first major decision of this Royals camp came down Monday, as manager Ned Yost named right-hander Nathan Karns as his No. 5 starter.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:30:59 EDTRoyals right-hander Jason Hammel will have at least one more start in the Cactus League before camp breaks.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:41:04 EDTThe Royals cleared some space in their camp following Monday's game, reassigning right-hander Bobby Parnell, catcher Parker Morin, first baseman Ryan O'Hearn, infielder Garin Cecchini and right-hander Chris Withrow to their Minor League camp.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 01:23:18 EDTIan Kennedy struck out seven and held the Cubs to three hits over six innings in a 6-2 victory in front of a sellout crowd of 15,497 at Sloan Park. Addison Russell led off the Chicago eighth with a home run, his fifth this spring, to avoid a shutout.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:55:09 EDTIt's a bit of a long shot for Peter O'Brien to make the Royals' Opening Day roster in two weeks. But long shots have come to be O'Brien's specialty.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 23:38:56 EDTSaturday's do-or-die start against the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic by Danny Duffy was a pressure-packed nail-biter -- a far cry from the Cactus League, when pitchers "get their work in" with few worries about results.