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  • Royals trade Herrera to Nats for 3 prospects
    The Royals continued their quest to restock the farm system as they traded closer Kelvin Herrera to the Nationals prior to Monday night's game against the Rangers. In exchange, the Royals acquired three Minor Leaguers: infielder Kelvin Gutierrez, who was ranked as the Nationals' No. 10 prospect by MLB Pipeline, outfielder Blake Perkins, the No. 11 prospect, and pitcher Yohanse Morel.
  • Kennedy, KC can't overcome Rangers HRs
    Five of Ian Kennedy's six innings were sharp, but his shaky third frame was the difference in the game. Kennedy gave up five runs and four hits in the Royals' 6-3 loss to the Rangers on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium
  • Royals, Yost emotional over losing Herrera
    With Kelvin Herrera moving on after being traded to the Nationals on Monday, Royals players inside the clubhouse reflected on the memory of just how great HDH was.
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    Help get your Royals into the AL All-Star Game starting lineup. Vote up to 5 times in any 24-hour period (max 35 votes) on the 2018 Camping World MLB All-Star Ballot. Plus, each vote gives you a chance to win a 2019 Freedom Elite Motorhome.
  • Hammel looks to help KC pin down Rangers
    Royals right-hander Jason Hammel (2-7, 4.89 ERA) will take the mound for the middle game of the series at 7:15 p.m. CT on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. Left-hander Cole Hamels (3-6, 3.69) will start for the Rangers. Hammel is 2-2 with a 2.56 ERA over his past five starts and he pitched 7 1/3 innings of two-run ball against the Reds on Wednesday.
  • Royals aren't tabbing Mondesi as full-time SS
    Royals manager Ned Yost said on Monday that he is not making any commitments to starting infielder Adalberto Mondesi, presumably a big part of the team's future, at shortstop anytime soon.
  • Royals foiled in 8th after Keller's strong start
    Right-hander Brandon Maurer gave up a game-tying home run to Carlos Correa in the eighth inning, and the Astros added two more runs in the inning off Maurer and left-hander Tim Hill for a 7-4 win and a sweep of the three-game set at Kauffman Stadium.
  • Royals' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Royals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Kansas City's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Moose, Duffy ejected after KC loses challenge
    Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was ejected in the bottom of the third inning by home-plate umpire John Tumpane for arguing from the dugout in Sunday's series finale at Kauffman Stadium.
  • Royals place Soler on DL in flurry of moves
    The Royals made several roster moves prior to Sunday's game against the Astros, starting with the expected one, placing outfielder Jorge Soler on the 10-day disabled list because of a broken metatarsal bone in his left foot which will sideline him at least six weeks.
  • Father's Day special for new Astros, KC dads
    This Father's Day is especially sentimental for Royals pitcher Justin Grimm, as it's his first as a father. Astros pitcher Brad Peacock is also celebrating his first Father's Day. His wife, Stephanie, gave birth to a son, Colton, on June 24, 2017. Peacock was looking forward to heading home to Houston late Sunday to see his wife and son, who are traveling to Texas from Florida.
  • Duffy unable to cool off Astros' sizzling bats
    Royals left-hander Danny Duffy allowed six runs and seven hits in six innings in a 10-2 loss to the Astros on Saturday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.
  • Matias hits 22nd homer, leads MiLB
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday.
  • Junis burned by trio of HRs in loss to Astros
    Royals right-hander Jakob Junis had struck out Evan Gattis twice with a heavy dose of sliders. And Junis had Gattis looking confused again on sliders in his third at-bat. But then Junis tried to power a 94-mph four-seam fastball past Gattis, who instead turned it around and belted it for a grand slam to left-center field.
  • KC's No. 1 pick Singer wins Howser Trophy
    The Royals' top Draft pick, Florida right-hander Brady Singer, was honored Friday as the 2018 Dick Howser Trophy recipient, an award given annually to the top college baseball player in the nation.
  • Zimmer training for potential return to Royals
    Right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' first-round Draft pick in 2012 and whose baseball dreams have been derailed because of injuries, is participating in a increasingly popular training program that the team hopes will resurrect his career.
  • Duffy among those poised for turnaround
    It's not how you start, it's how you finish. That particular philosophy can be applied to a group of players in the American League Central who struggled out of the gate, but have the wherewithal and track record to turn things around and help their respective teams in 2018.
  • Hammel's strong start derailed by KC errors
    Right-hander Jason Hammel gave up just two earned runs over 7 1/3 innings, but he received no offensive support in a 7-0 loss to the Reds on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
  • Yost advocates expansion of replay system
    A day after the Royals lost a tough 5-1 decision to the Reds in 10 innings, manager Ned Yost was calling for more plays being available to review.
  • Royals miss tag, opportunity in loss to Reds
    You don't wind up 22-45 without some bizarre losses. The Royals' 5-1 defeat in 10 innings at the hands of the Reds certainly qualifies. The record will show that Joey Votto did the damage with a three-run triple that keyed a four-run rally in the 10th.
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