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Kansas City Star 3 hours ago

Photo gallery: Royals spring training Feb. 20

Sun returns to Royals spring training after two rain shortened practices over the weekend …
Kansas City Star 4 hours ago

At home in Kansas City, Ian Kennedy feels entrenched with the Royals

He spent a childhood in Southern California and forged his baseball career in climates that ranged from subtropical to semi-arid, so perhaps you can forgive Ian Kennedy if he forgot …
Kansas City Star 4 hours ago

Royals Salvador Perez gets hit by Lorenzo Cains backswing

While taking part in live pitching at spring training on Monday, Kansas City Royals Lorenzo Cain clipped catcher Salvador Perez on the helmet with his backswing. …
Kansas City Star 6 hours ago

Ian Kennedy on moving his family to KC and setting goals

Kansas City Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy moved his family to Kansas City and spent the offseason seeing other teammates that have made KC their home. …
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Amid free-agent talk, Royals’ Eric Hosmer prepared to weigh options

Eric Hosmer peered around the Royals clubhouse on Monday morning as a small pack of media encroached on the space in front of his locker. He understood the questions that …
Kansas City Star 9 hours ago

Eric Hosmer says his representatives are in extension talks with Royals

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer says his agency is in talks with team about a contract extension. …
Kansas City Star 11 hours ago

Salvy and Butera talk hair, and other fun moments from Royals photo day

I understand if you’re stuck in Kansas City on a dreary 65-degree day and are bummed you can’t be in Arizona watching the Royals at spring training. OK, maybe you’re …
Kansas City Star 13 hours ago

Blair Kerkhoff: Ex-UCLA coach has no ‘great concern’ over KU nearing Bruins’ record streak

Kansas’ chase of UCLA’s record is almost complete. With one more victory, the Jayhawks will clinch their 13th straight Big 12 championship, an amazing streak that will match the longest …

Route efficiency and Royals outfielder Jorge Soler

One day a bunch of reporters were sitting in the pressbox watching a game when one of the Royals hit a fly ball to the other team’s right fielder. It’s …
Kansas City Star Feb 19, 2017

As extension talks continue, Eric Hosmer understands Royals’ core can’t stay together

The Royals and representatives for first baseman Eric Hosmer continue to discuss a possible long-term contract extension, according to a report from Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, though any potential deal …
Kansas City Star Feb 19, 2017

Now four years in, Chiefs quarterback Tyler Bray eager to prove growth

Tyler Bray spent the entirety of the 2016 offseason – and the first week or so of training camp – attempting to hold off Aaron Murray for the Chiefs No. …
Kansas City Star Feb 19, 2017

Royals’ Mike Minor seeks to reinvent himself as reliever after shoulder issues

A balky shoulder has kept Mike Minor away from big-league competition for two seasons. He’s hoping that a new role in the Royals’ bullpen could help put his career back …
Kansas City Star Feb 19, 2017

George Brett, the sage of spring training, intrigued by 2017 Royals

George Brett has the same questions you do. He wonders about the looming free agents and the new acquisitions and how better health might help the 2017 Royals. He thinks …
Kansas City Star Feb 19, 2017

Jayhawks hold clinic for Special Olympians the day after win over Baylor

Kansas coach Bill Self grabbed a basketball, and after dribbling a couple of times, flushed a reverse, over-the-head dunk on an 8-foot goal Sunday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. The 54-year-old …
Kansas City Star Feb 19, 2017

Royals pitcher Mike Minor hopes to stay healthy working out of bullpen

Kansas City Royals pitcher Mike Minor is moving to the bullpen and hopes it will help him stay healthy this year. …

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