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Topeka Capital-Journal Jan 30, 2016

Joakim Soria glad to be back with Royals, hopes to start

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the darkness of losing seasons and with a second Tommy John surgery looming, Joakim Soria could still see light. The right-hander saw it in 2011 with the arrivals of Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Alcides Escobar, Lorenzo Cain and Greg Holland, just to name a few. At the time, Soria was entrenched as Kansas City’s closer and was a two-time All-Star. He could see a winning team was on the horizon but could he envision the Royals winning the World Series? read more
Grand Rapids Press Jan 20, 2016
Nick Castellanos: Royals-like team chemistry would help Tigers rebound

Nick Castellanos: Royals-like team chemistry would help Tigers rebound

Castellanos hit .255 in 2015, his second full major league season. It's well-publicized the Kanas City Royals have pretty good team chemistry. And it certainly was apparent en route to their World Series championship last year. Detroit third baseman Nick Castellanos hears all about it, too, since he went to high school with Kansas City's Eric Hosmer. But it's certainly something for the Tigers to emulate, he says, if they look to bounce back from 2015's last-place finish in the American League Central. "They all love each other, and that's a huge deal,"...

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