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  1. American League All-Star voting update: Royals, Royals, and more Royals

    Jun 8, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT

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    Kansas City currently has the top vote-getter at seven positions.

  2. Chris Sale tried to go into the Royals’ clubhouse after Thursday’s benches-clearing brawl

    Apr 25, 2015, 11:15 AM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox

    Five players were ejected after Thursday’s benches-clearing brawl between the White Sox and Royals, but there was also some drama behind the scenes.

  3. Royals outfielder Alex Rios out indefinitely with fractured hand

    Apr 14, 2015, 11:55 AM EDT

    Alex Rios

    Rios came to the Royals via free agency as the replacement for Norichika Aoki.

  4. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 13, 2015, 7:02 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    Two homers in one game entitles Miguel Cabrera to some flex time.

  5. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 7, 2015, 6:20 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Opening Day — real Opening Day, not that phony baloney Sunday night rebop — happened yesterday.

  6. Alex Rios will deal with a thumb issue throughout the season

    Mar 27, 2015, 10:15 PM EDT

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    Alex Rios says he’ll have to manage his thumb injury throughout the duration of the 2015 season.

  7. 2015 Preview: Kansas City Royals

    Mar 19, 2015, 2:28 PM EDT

    Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

    Why doesn’t anyone believe in the defending American League champions?

  8. Kris Bryant scratched, still hits fifth and sixth spring homers

    Mar 14, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Kris Bryant has been as advertised as we near the midpoint of spring training.

  9. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  10. Royals sign right-hander Yohan Pino

    Dec 15, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Pino made 11 starts for the Twins this past season and posted a 5.07 ERA and 50/14 K/BB ratio over 60 1/3 innings.

  11. Royals and Alex Rios agree to one-year, $11 million contract

    Dec 15, 2014, 8:13 PM EDT

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    Rios turns 34 in February and batted .280/.311/.398 with four home runs and 54 RBI over 131 games with the Rangers this past season.

  12. Mariners “appear unwilling” to go beyond three years for Melky Cabrera

    Dec 11, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT

    Melky Cabrera

    With a void in right field, many consider the Mariners a natural fit to sign free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera. However, it’s far from a sure thing.

  13. Report: Royals, Mariners, and Indians have checked in on Alex Rios

    Dec 6, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

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    Rios turns 34 in February and batted .280/.311/.398 with four home runs, 54 RBI, and 17 stolen bases over 131 games this past season.

  14. Rangers “making a push” to sign Torii Hunter

    Dec 2, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT

    Torii Hunter

    Hunter makes his offseason home in Texas.

  15. “Less than a 50-50 chance” that Nick Markakis returns to the Orioles

    Dec 1, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT

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    The Orioles and Markakis were having serious discussions last month about a four-year deal worth between $10-12 million per season, but little progress has been made since.

  16. The Phillies are working to trade Ryan Howard. Good luck with that!

    Nov 4, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    Winters in which the Phillies try to convince people that the old band has one more hit song left in them seem to be a thing of the past.

  17. Free agent outfielder Alex Rios hires Scott Boras as his agent

    Nov 1, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

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    Rios became a free agent for the first time in his career yesterday after the Rangers declined his $13.5 million club option for 2015.

  18. Rangers decline Alex Rios’ $13.5 million option

    Oct 31, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT

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    Rios is now a free agent coming off a season in which he hit .280 with four homers and a .709 OPS in 131 games.

  19. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  20. The Rangers will decline Alex Rios’ option

    Oct 8, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

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    Shocker. His buyout is $1 million.

  21. Rangers officially shut down Alex Rios

    Sep 21, 2014, 1:53 PM EDT

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    Rangers outfielder Alex Rios hasn’t appeared in a game since September 4 due to a nagging right thumb injury, and he’s not going to be rushed back for the final week.

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