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Royals release RHP Coleman

Royals release RHP Coleman

MLB.com Updated Feb 3 (5 days ago)
The Royals officially released right-hander Louis Coleman on Wednesday.
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  • Gomes off to Japan after Royals' World Series run

    Gomes off to Japan after Royals' World Series run

    ESPN.com Feb 3 (5 days ago)
    Gomes off to Japan after Royals' World Series run
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  • Soria's loyal heart never left Kansas City

    Soria's loyal heart never left Kansas City

    MLB.com Feb 2 (6 days ago)
    One of general manager Dayton Moore's first priorities when he joined the Royals in 2006 was to build a shutdown bullpen. For more than four years, right-hander Joakim Soria was the man who protected those leads.
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  • With odds stacked against Royals, they win anyway

    With odds stacked against Royals, they win anyway

    MLB.com Feb 1 (7 days ago)
    With the Royals coming off an AL pennant in 2014, only to have the computer predict they wouldn't even finish at .500 the following season, the team probably shouldn't have anticipated a whole lot of input love after winning the World Series in 2015.
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  • Royals unveil tremendous billboard commemorating World Series w…

    Royals unveil tremendous billboard commemorating World Series win

    yahoo.com Feb 1 (7 days ago)
    In case you needed a reminder, baseball season is approaching quickly. Teams report to camp in less than a month, and spring training games will be played before you know it. [Elsewhere: The White Sox gave Chris Sale a ring for setting the franchise str…
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  • Holy Cow! Watch 'The Story of Harry Caray' on MLB Network Prese…

    Holy Cow! Watch 'The Story of Harry Caray' on MLB Network Presents

    yahoo.com Jan 31
    Your browser does not support iframes.If you enjoyed going back in time to relive the Kansas City Royals World Series championship in 1985 and to remember the Montreal Expos, chances are you'll enjoy this next installment of MLB Network Presents just as…
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Salvador Perez, Royals trying to rework contr…

    Hot Stove Digest: Salvador Perez, Royals trying to rework contract

    yahoo.com Jan 30
    Welcome to The Stew's Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you'll find a recap of all the day's action and other fun stuff from around the Internet. RENEGOTIATING: Salvador Perez says his agents a…
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  • Royals sign OF Snider to Minor League deal

    Royals sign OF Snider to Minor League deal

    MLB.com Jan 30
    The Royals and outfielder Travis Snider have agreed to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.
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  • Royals and Ian Kennedy Finalize $70 Million, 5-Year Contract

    Royals and Ian Kennedy Finalize $70 Million, 5-Year Contract

    Ian Kennedy remembers watching the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets in five games to win the World Series and marveling at a dynamic defense that seemed to never make a mistake.
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  • Fox Sports Publishes, Deletes Bad Royals Blog

    Fox Sports Publishes, Deletes Bad Royals Blog

    deadspin.com Jan 29
    Today, Fox Sports published an article about how the 2015 Royals are “one of the worst AL teams” to win a World Series since 2000. One could make this oddly specific claim, provided one had stats and evidence to back it up. The article, however, had a l…
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  • Cain, Davis head list of Royals' award winners

    Cain, Davis head list of Royals' award winners

    MLB.com Jan 27
    The Royals announced their 2015 team awards Wednesday, and outfielder Lorenzo Cain was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year while Wade Davis was voted the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year.
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  • Medlen, Moylan (brothers in arms) unite in KC

    Medlen, Moylan (brothers in arms) unite in KC

    MLB.com Jan 27
    No one was happier than right-hander Kris Medlen when the Royals signed right-hander Peter Moylan to a Minor League deal last week.
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  • Perez, Royals reportedly having contract talks

    Perez, Royals reportedly having contract talks

    MLB.com Jan 26
    Royals general manager Dayton Moore, as is his policy, is not confirming a report that the Royals have opened renegotiation talks with the representatives for catcher Salvador Perez.
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  • Rumor roundup: Suitors emerging for Lincecum

    Rumor roundup: Suitors emerging for Lincecum

    MLB.com Jan 25
    The rumor mill continued to churn on Monday, as a few free-agent pitchers appear to be nearing a decision on their 2016 destinations, and one Royals star could be primed for an extension.
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  • The Royals, the Pirates and projections that go wrong

    The Royals, the Pirates and projections that go wrong

    ESPN.com Jan 25
    The Royals, the Pirates and projections that go wrong
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  • Taking temperature of MLB's hottest rivalries

    Taking temperature of MLB's hottest rivalries

    MLB.com Jan 24
    This is an attempt to identify, with the help of the Hot Stove, the five best rivalries in the game right now. With all due respect to the strict city or state divides, recent postseason history involving the Cardinals and Dodgers, the Royals-Blue Jays …
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  • The MLB teams that have spent the most and least money this win…

    The MLB teams that have spent the most and least money this winter

    yahoo.com Jan 20
    Offseason spending throughout baseball this winter is approaching $3 billion. Yes, that's billion with a B. If you needed another example of the riches that get tossed around in baseball — and Ian Kennedy earning $70 million from the Kansas City Royals …
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  • Rasmus feeling like he's at home in Houston

    Rasmus feeling like he's at home in Houston

    MLB.com Jan 19
    The last time we saw outfielder Colby Rasmus, he was standing at his locker following the Astros' loss to the Royals in the American League Division Series and talking about disappearing into the woods to do some hunting and fishing in the offseason.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Royals Retain Outfielder Lorenzo Ca…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Royals Retain Outfielder Lorenzo Cain

    nytimes.com Jan 18
    The Kansas City Royals completed a two-year, $17.5 million deal with Cain
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  • Royals taking win-now approach in offseason

    Royals taking win-now approach in offseason

    MLB.com Jan 18
    If there was any doubt about Royals ownership's commitment to getting back to the World Series for a third straight season, look no further than the recent signings of left fielder Alex Gordon, right-hander Ian Kennedy and center fielder Lorenzo Cain.
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  • Kennedy a fit for Royals' 2-year plan

    Kennedy a fit for Royals' 2-year plan

    If Ian Kennedy opts out after helping the Royals get to October in 2016 and '17, the club will wish him well in his next round of free agency.
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  • Video - Royals Injury Update 02:12

    Royals Injury Update

    Mar 4
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's recovery from offseason wrist surgery and pitcher Luke Hochevar's recovery from Tommy John surgery.
  • Video - Ned Yost Joins Olbermann 06:25

    Ned Yost Joins Olbermann

    Mar 2
    Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost joins Keith Olbermann to discuss his team's outlook heading into the 2015 season, and an app he developed in the offseason.
  • Video - Weather-Based Promotion Nets Fans Cheap Tickets 02:59

    Weather-Based Promotion Nets Fans Cheap Tickets

    Feb 17
    Wilmington Blue Rocks general manager Chris Kemple discusses the weather-based promotion that resulted in his team selling tickets for 4 cents each.
  • Video - Olney: Market For James Shields 01:53

    Olney: Market For James Shields

    Feb 3
    Buster Olney explains how James Shields went from one of the hottest names this winter to a man still on the free-agent market, and how next offseason is a big reason for that.