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Royals looking to make minor tweaks for '15

Royals looking to make minor tweaks for '15

MLB.com Updated 22 hours ago
Coming off the greatest Royals season in nearly three decades, manager Ned Yost obviously is eager to get to Spring Training in a couple of weeks. It's just that once he gets there, Yost knows he won't be searching for all that many answers.
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    Vermeil blames “poor management” for changes in San Francisco

    profootballtalk.com Jan 29 (2 days ago)
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    profootballtalk.com Jan 28 (3 days ago)
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    yahoo.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
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  • Royals, Dyson agree to 1-year, $1.23M deal

    Royals, Dyson agree to 1-year, $1.23M deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
    The Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,225,000.
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    Seahawks, Patriots both saw seasons turn after losses to Chiefs

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)
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  • HistorySource: Before the Bowl Was Super

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    nytimes.com Jan 24
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  • Moore: 'Doubtful' that KC will re-sign Shields

    Moore: 'Doubtful' that KC will re-sign Shields

    MLB.com Jan 22
    Royals general manager Dayton Moore says the idea of re-signing free-agent starting pitcher James Shields has crossed his mind, but "at this point in time, it's doubtful."
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  • Eric Berry “in good spirits” during visit from Chiefs brass

    Eric Berry “in good spirits” during visit from Chiefs brass

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  • PFF's all-AFC West team shows that Chiefs underachieved

    PFF's all-AFC West team shows that Chiefs underachieved

    ESPN.com Jan 21
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  • Chiefs QB Tyler Bray tears ACL, will have surgery soon

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  • Here are the reporters who were wrong about the Patriots in Sep…

    Here are the reporters who were wrong about the Patriots in September

    yahoo.com Jan 20
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  • Clancy Pendergast interviewed for defensive coordinator job in …

    Clancy Pendergast interviewed for defensive coordinator job in Washington

    Leaks have been a problem for the Redskins in the last couple of years, but they were able to keep the lid on one of their interviews for their defensive coordinator vacancy. Former Cardinals and Chiefs defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast interviewe…
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  • Kraft wasn’t optimistic turnaround would come after loss to Chi…

    Kraft wasn’t optimistic turnaround would come after loss to Chiefs

    The New England Patriots have come a very long way since a 41-14 loss to the Chiefs on Monday night way back in Week Four. In the aftermath of that embarrassment few could have envisioned the team getting to a Super Bowl for the eighth time in franchise…
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  • New England Patriots make sixth Super Bowl in past 14 seasons

    New England Patriots make sixth Super Bowl in past 14 seasons

    yahoo.com Jan 18
    In Week 4, Tom Brady was benched at the end of a blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and New England was abuzz: Were the good times over for the Patriots? Fast-forward three and a half months, and Brady was benched again. Brady came off the field and…
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  • New England Patriots make sixth Super Bowl in past 14 seasons

    New England Patriots make sixth Super Bowl in past 14 seasons

    yahoo.com Jan 18
    In Week 4, Tom Brady was benched at the end of a blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and New England was abuzz: Were the good times over for the Patriots? Fast-forward three and a half months, and Brady was benched again. Brady came off the field and…
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  • MLB Network to feature Reds' 'Nasty Boys' from 1990

    MLB Network to feature Reds' 'Nasty Boys' from 1990

    yahoo.com Jan 18
    Your browser does not support iframes. Bullpen trios are in again thanks to Kansas City Royals' ace relievers Greg Holland, Wade Davis and Kelvin Herrera. If you want to see where they were put on the map though, check out the next edition of MLB Networ…
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  • Keeping Score: Two Unsigned Aces Play a Waiting Game

    Keeping Score: Two Unsigned Aces Play a Waiting Game

    nytimes.com Jan 17
    Max Scherzer and James Shields are two high-profile free-agent pitchers who have not yet signed with a new club, even though pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report Feb. 19.
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  • Can Royals' bullpen be even better in 2015?

    Can Royals' bullpen be even better in 2015?

    MLB.com Jan 16
    Can the Royals' bullpen be as good as they were in 2014? Or, and this could be viewed as some sort of baseball blasphemy to even suggest, but here goes anyway ... can they be even better in 2015?
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  • Giants sign free agent Nori Aoki in hopes of solidifying outfie…

    Giants sign free agent Nori Aoki in hopes of solidifying outfield

    yahoo.com Jan 16
    The San Francisco Giants, perpetually on a quest to put together a suitable outfield, have turned to one of their recent rivals. They've reportedly agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.7 million with Nori Aoki, whom they last saw playing across the diamon…
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  • Betances, Miller set to anchor Yanks' strong bullpen

    Betances, Miller set to anchor Yanks' strong bullpen

    MLB.com Jan 14
    When Joe Girardi watched the Royals fight their long odds and march into the World Series last autumn, the Yankees' manager was taking notes from his couch. In his view, Kansas City's success reinforced the importance of having a strong group of relieve…
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  • Yost earned Royals' faith by believing in team

    Yost earned Royals' faith by believing in team

    MLB.com Jan 14
    Early last season, the Royals were slumping at the plate and the critics were calling for the dismissal of manager Ned Yost. But Yost never wavered in displaying confidence and patience in his club, which turned things around to break a 29-year postseas…
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Acquire a Pitching Prospect

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Acquire a Pitching Prospect

    nytimes.com Jan 14
    The Yankees obtained Chris Martin from the Rockies for cash. Martin, 28, made his big-league debut last April and had a 6.89 earned run average over 16 relief appearances.
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  • Video - Patriots' Chaplain Building Character 05:01

    Patriots' Chaplain Building Character

    Jan 29
    ESPN Magazine senior writer Seth Wickersham discusses Patriots team chaplain Jack Easterby's role with the team.
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    Jan 16
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    Jan 13
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    Jan 6
    Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher talks about the teams in the playoffs and their offensive prowess, something Kansas City needs to work on if it expects to play into January next season.

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