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Kansas City Star 11 hours ago
Eric Hosmer and Danny Duffy bring their WBC gold medals back to Royals camp

Eric Hosmer and Danny Duffy bring their WBC gold medals back to Royals camp

The door to the baseball clubhouse swung open and into the room walked Eric Hosmer, a water bottle clutched in his arm, an American flag on his cap, a gold …

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Kansas City Royals prospect Josh Staumont got a chance to see what big league spring training is all about, in hopes of one day having his number called up to the majors. …
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Royals vying for spot on Opening Day roster stay positive

One player stands focused on the mound. He prepares to throw a pitch he’s perfected all spring training: the slider. He is left-hander Matt Strahm, who remains in the Royals …
Kansas City Star 18 hours ago

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In a new monthly feature, Kansas City Star photographers showcase some of their favorite images from recent coverage. John Sleezer kicks it off from Royals spring training in Surprise, Ariz. …

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One of the first things baseball fans learn about the sport we love is that left-handed pitchers excel at getting left-handed hitters out. And, like a lot of what we …
Kansas City Star 20 hours ago

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Kansas City Star photojournalist John Sleezer was asked by editors at The Star to share some of his favorite photos from the Royals' spring training camp. …
Kansas City Star Mar 23, 2017

Throwing 100-plus mph, Royals prospect Josh Staumont crackles with potential

On a quiet spring morning last year, Jeff Montgomery slipped into a blue practice jersey, pulled on a pair of white pants and made his way out to the back …
Kansas City Star Mar 23, 2017

After WBC, Pedro Martinez says Eric Hosmer is going to get a huge contract

Following Team USA’s 8-0 win over Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic championship game on Wednesday night, Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer stopped by the MLB Network set at …
Kansas City Star Mar 23, 2017

Royals’ Eric Hosmer paid tribute to Yordano Ventura at World Baseball Classic

Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer made sure the world knew that the late Yordano Ventura is never far from this thoughts on Wednesday night. During introductions for Team USA ahead …
Kansas City Star Mar 23, 2017

Royals’ Eric Hosmer on winning WBC: ‘You come together for the United States’

A couple of Royals played big roles for baseball’s new world champions. Team USA beat Puerto Rico 8-0 in the championship game of the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday night …
Kansas City Star Mar 22, 2017

Cheslor Cuthbert sparks Royals with glove, bat in 6-2 victory over Padres

Cheslor Cuthbert is a third baseman who spent much of this spring training trying to prove he can play second base. Oh, he can apparently play first pretty well, too. …
Kansas City Star Mar 22, 2017

Photo gallery: Royals 6, Padres 2

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Kansas City Star Mar 22, 2017

Crown Chasers episode five: Royals want to reclaim spark that changed a losing culture

In the fifth installment of the six-part video series "Crown Chasers," Sam Mellinger recalls the massive challenge for Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore on his hiring in 2006 to reverse the culture of losing inside the team's clubhouse. Moore did exactly that over the course of eight years by finding players that shared a common trait: baseball players who had a burning desire to be great. They used that attitude to win the World Series in 2015, but need to recapture that attitude and spark in 2017. …
Kansas City Star Mar 22, 2017

Mike Moustakas, Mike Jirschle and the work behind a great play

It’s noon and the desert sun is beating down. It’s not too bad in the shade, but there’s no shade where Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and coach Mike Jirschele …

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