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Breaking down the Royals’ roster questions entering the last week of spring training

Forty-six days after pitchers and catchers reported here to spring training, the Royals are set to break camp on Thursday. As the end of camp looms, the club must select a starting second baseman, fill out its bench and settle on a final reliever for its seven-man bullpen.

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Catch the Royals, Cubs in the desert for spring training

Call it a different form of March madness, trading indoor basketball arenas for baseball stadiums in the desert. This month nearly 2 million people will attend Cactus League games at 10 stadiums in the greater Phoenix area where 15 Major League Baseball teams, including the Kansas City Royals, prepare for the upcoming season.

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Ned Yost on Royals’ young pitchers: ‘These guys are pretty good, man’

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost has been impressed with the collection of young pitchers in camp. There’s Josh Staumont, a flame-throwing 23-year-old, and Kyle Zimmer, a former first-round pick whose career has been beset by injuries. But in the hours after watching Tuesday’s workout, Yost cited Jake Junis, Yender Caramo and left-hander Eric Stout as pitchers who had caught his eye. “This is no bull…” Yost said. “It’s hard to separate anybody right now because everybody looks so damn good.”

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Experience the fun of Royals' photo day in video

The annual photo day for Kansas City Royals players in Surprise, Arizona is a two-hour window for team photographers and news agencies. The Royals also have their players sign autographs on memorabilia for the team store and Royals Charities. Catcher Salvador Perez shouted his love to teammate "Lolo," aka Lorenzo Cain during an interview.

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Experience the fun of Royals' photo day in video

The annual photo day for Kansas City Royals players in Surprise, Arizona is a two-hour window for team photographers and news agencies. The Royals also have their players sign autographs on memorabilia for the team store and Royals Charities. Catcher Salvador Perez shouted his love to teammate "Lolo," aka Lorenzo Cain during an interview.
David Eulitt The Kansas City Star
Experience the fun of Royals' photo day in video 2:43

Experience the fun of Royals' photo day in video

Royals catcher Salvador Perez gets hit by Lorenzo Cain's backswing 0:40

Royals catcher Salvador Perez gets hit by Lorenzo Cain's backswing

Royals Alex Gordon gets chance to play center field 0:50

Royals Alex Gordon gets chance to play center field

Royals Daily: Camp opens, bizarre injury follows 1:26

Royals Daily: Camp opens, bizarre injury follows

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