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Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

MONDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Jason Vargas (1-1, 6.75) vs. Corey Kluber (0-2, 3.90)TUESDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Jeremy Guthrie (1-1, 5.50) vs. Trevor Bauer (2-0, 0.95)WEDNESDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Yordano Ventura (2-1, 4.09) vs. Danny Salazar (2-0, 2.08)THURSDAY: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOFRIDAY: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOSATURDAY: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 4:10 p.m.TV: STOMAY 3: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 1:10 p.m.TV: STO

Twinsights: Kennys Vargas, struggling from left side, gets a break

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Twins switch-hitter Kennys Vargas, hitting just .077 (2 for 26) against right-handers, was left out of Monday’s lineup with the Royals starting righty Edinson Volquez. Vargas, hitting .429 (6 for 14) from the right side, will see lefty Jason Vargas on Tuesday. Replacing Vargas at DH for the Twins was switch-hitter Eduardo Escobar, who was just 2 for 11 (.182) from the left side. “A lot of young players, kind of what Kennys is doing too right now, when they’re not producing, they feel like they’re hurting the team and they try that much harder,” Twins […] The...

Royals beat Astros in exhibition finale

HOUSTON — Kansas City’s Jason Vargas and Houston’s Collin McHugh both ended the spring with solid starts as the Royals beat the Astros, 3-1, in the exhibition finale for both teams on Saturday. Vargas didn’t allow a hit and struck out three in four innings in his best outing of the spring. It was a bounce-back performance from his last start when he yielded seven hits and five runs with four homers in five innings. Last season for the Royals, Vargas posted a career-best 3.71 ERA. read more

Marlins' Morse looks beyond Opening Day in hometown return

Michael Morse was one of the faces in the crowd 22 years ago when the fledgling Marlins took their first step in the major leagues with a victory against the Dodgers in their inaugural game.

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Royals Player News

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    Lorenzo Cain

    Lorenzo Cain drops appeal, begins serving suspension

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    Edinson Volquez

    David Price outduels Edinson Volquez as Tigers outlast Royals 2-1

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    Ryan Madson

    Ryan Madson not content with already remarkable comeback with Royals

  • Yordano Ventura

    Detroit Tigers notebook: Bruce Rondon throws to hitters; Royals' Yordano Ventura serving suspension

  • Jeremy Guthrie

    Jeremy Guthrie to help commemorate 74th anniversary of Pearl Harbor in December

  • Alcides Escobar

    Local sports briefs for May 1: Royals place Escobar on concussion DL; Calixte recalled from Triple-A

  • Jason Vargas

    Royals 6, Indians 2: Corey Kluber again gets little run support, or defensive support, in loss to Royals

  • Alex Rios

    Terrerobytes: "Things Could Be Worse" edition

  • Kelvin Herrera

    Miguel Cabrera strikes out in key spot for Tigers, but puts up strong fight against Royals' Kelvin Herrera

  • Mike Moustakas

    Royals keep Kluber winless, top Indians