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Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 17: Starting pitcher Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals sits in the dugout in the fifth inning during a game against the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium on September 17, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Royals’ Yordano Ventura Looks To Harness Blazing Fastball

The Royals are hoping Yordano Ventura, their young fireballer, can transition from thrower to pitcher.

03/13/2014

Carlos Peguero (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mariners Trade Peguero To Royals, Add Baker

The Royals acquired outfielder Carlos Peguero from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash.

1090 The Fan–01/29/2014

Willie Bloomquist in 2008  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Bloomquist Eyeing Return To Seattle

A baseball official with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Mariners are on the verge of bringing back utility man Willie Bloomquist.

1090 The Fan–12/02/2013

Jason Vargas in 2012 as a Mariner (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Former Mariners Starter Vargas Gets 4-Year, $32M Deal With Royals

The Kansas City Royals have signed left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas to a four-year, $2 million contract.

1090 The Fan–11/21/2013

Hisashi Iwakuma (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Iwakuma Knocks Royals Out Of Wild Card Race

Hisashi Iwakuma pitched eight scoreless innings in Seattle’s 6-0 win against Kansas City on Wednesday, eliminating the Royals from the playoff hunt.

1090 The Fan–09/26/2013

Justin Smoak (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Smoak’s 3-Run HR Nearly Ends Royals’ Playoff Hopes

Justin Smoak hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning to apply a crushing blow to the Royals’ postseason aspirations.

1090 The Fan–09/25/2013

Eric Hosmer  reacts after the Royals escaped a bases loaded situation in the tenth inning against the Mariners (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Royals Get Past Mariners In Extras, 6-5

Alex Gordon threw out a runner at the plate in the 10th and scored on Salvador Perez’s two-out double in the 12th to lift the Kansas City Royals over Seattle 6-5 on Monday night.

1090 The Fan–09/24/2013

Eric Wedge (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

M’s Blow Lead, Fall In (Lucky) 13th

At one point the Mariners were leading the Royals 5-0. However, Kansas City chipped away and came back to win it in walk-off fashion.

1090 The Fan–09/05/2013

Kendrys Morales (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Mariners Top Royals Thanks To Morales

Kendrys Morales hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 6-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

1090 The Fan–09/05/2013

Bruce Chen (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Mariners Preview: M’s Stand In Way Of Royals Potential Playoff Run

While the Mariners’ season has technically been “over” for some time, The Kansas City Royals are still playing for something. ansas City is trying to snap their lengthy playoff drought by staying within reachable distance of a Wild Card spot.

1090 The Fan–09/03/2013

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