Kansas City Royals

Hammel hopes change in routine leads to big '18
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Royals right-hander Jason Hammel looks back at his 2017 performance with a sense of frustration, as well as a commitment to change. Hammel, appearing at the team’s Fan Fest in downtown Kansas City, said he took a little bit longer this offseason to rest his arm. He also changed his diet.

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With Cain gone, Perez looking for next 'victim'
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Now that Lorenzo Cain is officially a Milwaukee Brewer, having signed a five-year, $80 million deal Friday, who will be Royals catcher Salvador Perez’s next clubhouse victim?

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Royals near deal to bring back Escobar
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The Royals are nearing a deal that would bring free-agent shortstop Alcides Escobar back to Kansas City, a source told MLB.com on Friday. The club has not confirmed a potential agreement, which was first reported by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.

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Yost 'way ahead of schedule' in recovery
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When Royals manager Ned Yost suffered a horrific and near-fatal 20-foot fall from a tree stand last November, it seemed highly unrealistic that his fractured pelvis would be healed enough for him to attend the team’s annual Fan Fest event, which began Friday.

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Source: KC near deal to bring back Escobar
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The Royals are nearing a deal that would bring free-agent shortstop Alcides Escobar back to Kansas City, a source told MLB.com on Friday. The club has not confirmed a potential agreement, which was first reported by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.

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Cain joins Brewers, leaves heart with KC fans
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Lorenzo Cain is going back to the team that drafted him and developed him. But Cain said he will never forget his time in Kansas City and his love affair with Royals fans.

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Royals ink Goins to Minor League deal
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The Royals signed former Blue Jays infielder Ryan Goins to a Minor League deal on Wednesday with an invite to Spring Training, according to a club official.

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Former Royals OF Damon falls off HOF ballot
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Former Royals outfielder Johnny Damon did not receive 5 percent of the votes and was unable to remain on the Hall of Fame ballot in his first year of eligibility, as announced on MLB Network on Wednesday night.

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Duffy feeling healthy, strong entering 2018
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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy says he can barely remember the last time his left arm felt this healthy.

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Royals announce FanFest main stage events
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With Royals FanFest quickly approaching, the club announced on Tuesday some of the features of the event, including a Royals fashion show as well as an amateur scouting roundtable with GM Dayton Moore.

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Royals prospects pay homage to Ventura
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Visiting the gravesite of Yordano Ventura, who died in an auto accident one year ago today in the Dominican Republic, was just one of many scheduled stops for a group of 17 Royals prospects during a recent visit to that country.

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Yordano left indelible mark in Kansas City
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Former Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura, who died in 2016, meant much more than the numbers and baseball achievements, and a couple of dusty pennants he helped win. Ventura was a symbol of what was possible.

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