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6/27/2016 | Duffy delivers with 8 strong frames vs. Cards

After giving up two runs in the first inning against the Cardinals, Royals left-hander Danny Duffy looked like he might be in for a short night on the mound.


6/27/2016 | Cain in need of All-Star push from Royals fans

As we near the end of fan voting on the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain remains in a tight race for the final outfield spot in the American League.


6/27/2016 | Ventura set for return in I-70 Series rematch with Cardinals

After serving an eight-game suspension, Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura returns to the mound and will face Cardinals righty Michael Wacha on Tuesday in the second game of the I-70 Series at Kauffman Stadium.


6/27/2016 | Kendrys' 4 hits drive Royals to win in I-70 tilt

Left-hander Danny Duffy matched a career long with eight strong innings and red-hot Kendrys Morales had four hits and two RBIs as the Royals rallied for a 6-2 win over the Cardinals on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium.


6/27/2016 | Ever-tightening All-Star races going to the wire

Entering the final 72 hours of the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, it seems increasingly likely that Major League Baseball's tradition of surprising late-surge selections will continue as fans decide the starting position players for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 in San Diego.


6/26/2016 | Kennedy picks up Royals' rotation with 11 K's

After the Royals were forced to go to their bullpen early in the first two games of the series against the Astros, right-hander Ian Kennedy knew the team needed a big time performance out of him.


6/26/2016 | Duffy, Waino set to square off in renewal of I-70 Series

Left-hander Danny Duffy (2-1, 3.38 ERA) who helped end the Royals' eight-game losing streak earlier this month, will face righty Adam Wainwright (6-4, 4.73) in the opener on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.


6/26/2016 | Medlen progressing, set for more rehab starts

Right-hander Kris Medlen is inching closer to being a rotation option again for the Royals and manager Ned Yost.


6/26/2016 | Kendrys homers twice as Royals clip Astros

Kendrys Morales homered twice, and right-hander Ian Kennedy struck out a season-high 11 over seven strong innings as the Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-1 win over Astros on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.


6/25/2016 | Royals host annual Pitch, Hit and Run event

As Oscar Hinton stepped to the plate for his turn in the Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run competition, the 21 competitors who had completed their swings chatted in the dugout. As he planted his foot and took his first swing, the sound of the bat connecting with the ball pierced the air.


6/25/2016 | Royals proud to celebrate Hispanic heritage

On Saturday, the Royals sported jerseys with a different name on the front. In line with the "Viva Los Reales" celebration of Hispanic heritage, the words "Los Reales" were spelled out in blue cursive lettering, rather than the typical "Royals."


6/25/2016 | Fister, Astros eye continued success against Royals

Astros right-hander Doug Fister will square off against Royals righty Ian Kennedy on Sunday in the finale of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.


6/25/2016 | Altuve's 4 hits, 7-run frame key Astros' victory

Jose Altuve homered in a four-hit night and drove in three runs, and the Astros bolted to a huge early lead for the second straight game in a 13-5 victory over the Royals on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.


6/25/2016 | Gordon homers, doubles in return vs. Astros

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon was activated from the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game with the Astros, and outfielder Brett Eibner was optioned back to Triple-A Omaha.


6/25/2016 | Flynn, Gee combine to save Royals' bullpen

Starting a stretch of 17 games in 17 days, the Royals' pitching staff was up against it on Friday night. Right-hander Edinson Volquez was only able to record three outs before being lifted in a 13-4 loss to the Astros, putting the team in danger of burning through its bullpen on the first day of the stretch.


6/24/2016 | Gordon likely to return tonight against Astros

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon likely will be back in the starting lineup on Saturday night against the Astros.


6/24/2016 | Young, Royals looking to slow Astros' series roll

As Royals right-hander Chris Young takes the mound against the Astros on Saturday, all eyes will be on left field. After injuring his right wrist just over a month ago, left fielder Alex Gordon will likely make his return in the middle game of the set at Kauffman Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

George Springer had three hits and drove in five runs, and the Astros blitzed Royals starter Edinson Volquez for nine runs in the first inning in cruising to a 13-4 victory on Friday night.


6/23/2016 | Inbox: Will Royals be active at Trade Deadline?

So, the streaky Royals won eight of nine, then promptly lost two one-run decisions to the Mets. Like we've said since Spring Training, this season likely will be a grind of peaks and valleys. Stay tuned.


6/23/2016 | Fans must start voting now to get in all 35 ballots

The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot is down to its final week, and here are 10 important things to know as you continue deciding starters for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego.


6/22/2016 | Duffy laments fastball that results in homer

As he walked off the mound and toward the Royals' dugout, Danny Duffy had one fastball on his mind. For the most part, the left-hander was solid in the Royals' 4-3 loss to the Mets on Wednesday, allowing three runs on four hits over 4 2/3 innings while striking out eight, but a 97-mph four-seam fastball that Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera drilled over the left-center-field wall in the fifth was the difference in his mind.


6/22/2016 | Mets use clutch HRs to back Thor, edge KC

Uncomfortable elements threatened the Mets all homestand at Citi Field, where the hosts suffered a series sweep over the weekend, then faced the prospect of a two-game set against their American League nemeses: the defending World Series champion Royals. It all seemed plenty daunting until the Mets went out and reversed course with a series sweep of their own, finishing off Kansas City on Wednesday with a come-from-behind, 4-3 win.


6/22/2016 | Volquez, Keuchel square off in ALDS rematch

In a rematch of last year's American League Division Series, the Royals and Astros will begin a three-game set Friday at Kauffman Stadium, with Edinson Volquez matching up against Dallas Keuchel.


6/21/2016 | Royals fall few feet shy of big inning in lone big chance

Three consecutive baserunners to begin the fifth inning Tuesday night had Royals manger Ned Yost thinking of a crooked number on the scoreboard. Instead, the Royals could not capitalize against the Mets' bullpen.


6/21/2016 | Homers, bullpen's 8 2/3 help Mets edge Royals

With Bartolo Colon forced to leave after Whit Merrifield led off Tuesday night's game by ripping a liner off the pitcher's right thumb, Hansel Robles jogged to the mound. Robles and the rest of the Mets' bullpen held strong for 8 2/3 innings, holding Kansas City to six hits to help New York capture the series opener, 2-1.




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