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  1. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 17, 2015, 6:00 AM EDT

    John Lackey

    Dollar for dollar, this starter gives his team more value than just about anyone.

  2. VIDEO: Kennys Vargas hit a laser beam of a home run today

    Apr 16, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v Minnesota Twins

    The exit velocity on the blast checked in at 113 mph.

  3. Yordano Ventura named Royals’ Opening Day starter

    Mar 25, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Yost said the way Ventura pitched in Game 6 of the 2014 World Series gave the entire team confidence that he is ready to be the leader of a pitching staff that lost James Shields this winter to free agency.

  4. Royals sign right-hander Chris Young to a one-year contract

    Mar 7, 2015, 12:47 PM EDT

    chris young getty

    The Royals added some rotation depth Saturday by signing right-hander Chris Young to a one-year contract.

  5. Royals sign Edinson Volquez for two years, $20 million

    Dec 17, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT

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    From CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman comes word that the Royals have agreed to terms on a two-year, $20 million free agent contract with Edinson Volquez.

  6. What’s in store for the Royals this winter?

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

    Dayton Moore, Ned Yost

    A look at the tough calls the Royals will have to make following their World Series run.

  7. Royals planned to use Danny Duffy in the playoff rotation, but he was hurt

    Oct 30, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

    Danny Duffy

    “Obviously, he definitely would have been one of our starters.”

  8. Giants rout Royals 11-4 in Game 4 to even up the World Series at 2-2

    Oct 26, 2014, 12:09 AM EDT

    2014 World Series Game 4: Kansas City Royals v. San Francisco Giants

    The Giants scored 10 unanswered runs against the Royals en route to an 11-4 win in Game 4 of the World Series. The series is now tied at 2-2 going into Sunday’s Game 5.

  9. Giants fight back to tie Game 4 of the World Series at 4-4

    Oct 25, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT

    Hunter Pence

    The Giants rallied against Jason Vargas and the Royals’ bullpen to tie Game 4 of the World Series at 4-4.

  10. Royals bat around in the third inning, take a 4-1 lead against the Giants

    Oct 25, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    The Royals rallied and now lead the Giants 4-1 in Game 4 of the World Series.

  11. Giants leading Royals 1-0 early in Game 4 of the World Series

    Oct 25, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Gregor Blanco

    The Giants took a 1-0 lead over the Royals in the first inning thanks to Gregor Blanco’s speed.

  12. Bruce Bochy sticking with Jake Peavy, Tim Hudson for World Series Games 6 and 7

    Oct 25, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Giants manager Bruce Bochy confirmed that Jake Peavy will start Game 6 and Tim Hudson will start Game 7 if the World Series extends that far.

  13. World Series, Game 4: Royals vs. Giants lineups

    Oct 25, 2014, 4:32 PM EDT

    Ryan Vogelsong AP

    Jason Vargas vs. Ryan Vogelsong.

  14. World Series Reset: Can the Giants even things up?

    Oct 25, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    After losing Game 1, the Royals have responded with two straight victories to grab a lead in the series. Can the Giants answer? That’s the big question going into Game 4.

  15. Behind strong bullpen, Royals edge Giants 3-2 to take a 2-1 World Series lead

    Oct 24, 2014, 11:27 PM EDT

    The Royals’ bullpen was solid, allowing only two base runners in four innings to preserve Jeremy Guthrie’s win in Game 3 of the World Series against the Giants.

  16. Bruce Bochy, Dave Righetti have discussed using Madison Bumgarner on short rest if Giants lose Game 3

    Oct 24, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner

    The Giants have kicked around the idea of using Madison Bumgarner on short rest if they lose Game 3 of the World Series against the Royals.

  17. Royals’ World Series rotation: Shields, Ventura, Guthrie, Vargas

    Oct 21, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Yordano Ventura

    That’s the same alignment the Royals used in the ALCS, when they swept the Orioles in four games.

  18. Your Official HardballTalk World Series Preview

    Oct 21, 2014, 9:29 AM EDT

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    If anyone tells you they know what’s going to happen in the next week they’re lying to you. But let’s try to break this thing down all the same.

  19. James Shields was in “excruciating pain” and passed a kidney stone during the ALCS

    Oct 20, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

    james shields getty

    Royals manager Ned Yost chose Jason Vargas over James Shields to start Game 4 of the ALCS and now we know one factor that played into the decision: Shields was busy passing a kidney stone.

  20. Tim Hudson was going to the World Series no matter what

    Oct 20, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

    Tim Hudson AP

    Hudson revealed during today’s media session that the Royals actually made him a “very good offer.”

  21. Against all expectations, Ned Yost figured it out

    Oct 15, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT

    Ned Yost

    Ned Yost’s team is going to the World Series. Ned Yost’s team. Ned Yost…

  22. Royals sweep Orioles, head to first World Series since 1985

    Oct 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    They swept the 98-win Angels and they swept the 96-win Orioles.

  23. ALCS, Game 4: Orioles vs. Royals lineups

    Oct 15, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

    Ned Yost

    Miguel Gonzalez vs. Jason Vargas.

  24. Playoff Reset: League Championship Series Game 4

    Oct 15, 2014, 7:17 AM EDT

    Royals Orioles

    For the Orioles, it’ll take a miracle. Meanwhile the Giants seek to take control.

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