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July 30, 2014 6:44 PM

Looking to bolster pitching, Royals consider John Lackey of Red Sox, Bartolo Colon of Mets at trade deadline

With a dearth of a dynamic hitters available, the Royals remained in active contact about pitchers on Wednesday, inquiring on Boston starter John Lackey, New York Mets starter Bartolo Colon and San Diego Padres starter Ian Kennedy, among others, according to people familiar with the situation. Kansas City also continues to forage for bullpen help.

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