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Kelvin Herrera, Alex Rios infected as chickenpox hits Royals’ clubhouse

The Royals dealt with a chickenpox outbreak as they completed a weekend series against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. Kansas City outfielder Alex Rios and All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera both have been infected with the virus and could miss at least two weeks of action, team officials told The Star.

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McDonald’s will launch all day breakfast Oct. 6

Items like Egg McMuffins, hotcakes, sausage burritos, fruit ‘n yogurt parfaits, hash browns and biscuits will be available anytime, although the exact menu will vary in different markets. The company said core items like the Big Mac, McNuggets and fries will still be available at all of its locations.

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Salvador Perez, Miguel Almonte and one too many fastballs

Rookie pitcher Miguel Almonte and catcher Salvador Perez teamed up to throw seven fastballs in a row to Ian Kinsler. Almonte throws in the high 90s, but no matter how hard you throw, big league hitters can dial it up and hit the heater — especially if they see nothing but fastballs. Ian Kinsler hit a two-run home run and that was the difference in the game.

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Judging the Royals

Salvador Perez, Miguel Almonte and one too many fastballs

Rookie pitcher Miguel Almonte and catcher Salvador Perez teamed up to throw seven fastballs in a row to Ian Kinsler. Almonte throws in the high 90s, but no matter how hard you throw, big league hitters can dial it up and hit the heater — especially if they see nothing but fastballs. Ian Kinsler hit a two-run home run and that was the difference in the game.

 
 
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