Vahe Gregorian

Vahe Gregorian

With or without Perez, Royals’ resolve defines them

Catcher Salvador Perez, arguably the Royals’ most indispensable player, went on the 10-day disabled list Sunday. That makes this a particularly pivotal time for the Royals, who must cover for him. And despite a dud first game, their performance in a doubleheader split on Sunday was largely like the rest of the season with Perez.

Vahe Gregorian

Haters, doubters, opposing teams take note: Royals are far from dead

With so many potential free agents on the Kansas City Royals, this trade deadline had loomed as the end of a fruitful but fleeting era, especially after their 10-20 start. But since then, they have the third-best record in baseball, and the front office believes this team that can make a deep postseason run even without a major trade in the next few days.

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Vote early and often for Sporting KC Community MVP

Last fall, photojournalist David Eulitt and I were deeply gratified to get to work on a story about a remarkable program helping hundreds of refugee children in Kansas City find consolation and inspiration through soccer. Now you can help the tremendous program win a $25,000 prize.

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Royals stumbling at a complicated time

As much as the Royals still stand in the thick of the divisional and wild-card races even after their 9-3 loss to Detroit on Tuesday, as much as they thus appear more apt to buy than sell before the July 31 trade deadline, with every faltering step they further challenge general manager Dayton Moore and his staff in their already-complicated evaluations of how to balance present and future.

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