Kansas City Royals News

Kansas City Royals Baseball News

  • Duffy gets nod in opener vs. Rockies
    The Rockies head to Kansas City for their final games at an American League park this season when they open a three-game series on Tuesday against the Royals.
  • Royals concentrate on division, not Wild Card
    Royals manager Ned Yost never has been one to concede the division race in favor of the Wild Card race. So even though the Royals dropped two of three to the first-place Indians in the American League Central and fell 6 1/2 games back, Yost is not about to turn his attention to the seemingly more attainable AL Wild Card.
  • Hit parade backs Hammel as KC gains ground
    A potential statement series didn't turn out the way the Royals wanted it to, but they did avoid the sweep thanks to a strong start from right-hander Jason Hammel and some offensive help from their bench players.
  • 'Sledge' suits up for KC on Players Weekend
    The origin of Royals right-hander Peter Moylan's chosen nickname for Players Weekend (Aug. 25-27) comes from an unlikely source: Australian cricket.
  • Royals' reserves come through vs. Indians
    The Royals got an unexpected boost from their bench, which proved important in their 7-4 win over the Indians on Sunday to avoid a disastrous three-game sweep.
  • Lee makes Pipeline Team of the Week
    MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.
  • Hard-luck outs bite Royals in shutout loss
    Jay Bruce continued his sizzling start with the Indians by hitting an RBI double, and catcher Roberto Perez delivered a two-out, two-run single in the fourth inning, and the Indians held off the Royals, 5-0, on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.
  • Royals' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Royals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Kansas City's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Royals place Feliz on DL, call up Skoglund
    The Royals placed reliever Neftali Feliz (right ulnar nerve palsy) on the 10-day disabled list Saturday and recalled left-hander Eric Skoglund from Triple-A Omaha to take his spot on the Major League roster.
  • Dozier homers twice for Omaha
    Trevor Stephan, the Yankees' No. 30 prospect, led the Class A Short Season Staten Island pitching staff with a dominant performance in a 5-0 win over Lowell on Saturday.
  • Vargas' luck runs out vs. Tribe offense
    The Royals' strongest hope to even a pivotal series at one game apiece with the Indians on Saturday rested on the reliable left arm of Jason Vargas, who had dominated the Tribe in three starts this year, posting a 0.87 ERA. Since 2015, Vargas was 6-1 with a 3.17 ERA against the Indians.
  • Salvy progressing, may be activated Tuesday
    Royals All-Star catcher Salvador Perez took one round of batting practice before Friday's game against the Indians, and he appears closer to being activated as early as Tuesday.
  • Royals fall to Tribe, lose ground in Central race
    In the first of 10 games between the Indians and Royals that could decide the American League Central, the Tribe cruised to a 10-1 win on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
  • Soria lands on DL with Grade 1 oblique strain
    The Royals on Friday placed right-handed reliever Joakim Soria on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, but manager Ned Yost indicated the recovery time would be far less than it would be from a typical oblique strain.
  • Kennedy, KC rotation take another bad turn
    With all the talk of how shaky the Royals' bullpen has been this month, somewhat overlooked is how inconsistent the rotation has been lately as well.
  • Lee fills out box score for Lexington
    Now into his second month playing in the Florida State League, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is finding his power stroke.
  • Inbox: Do Royals have pitching to contend?
    Jeffrey Flanagan answers fans' questions and in the latest Royals Inbox.
  • Gordon's RBI keeps Royals close in WC race
    Alex Gordon hit his second RBI single of the game in the ninth to lead the Royals to a 7-6 series-winning victory over the A's on Wednesday afternoon at the Coliseum and keep Kansas City 1/2 game back of the second American League Wild Card spot.
  • Red-hot Cain wraps up excellent trip
    It's been nothing but sunshine for Lorenzo Cain on the Royals' road trip and in the Golden State this season.
  • Watson, Davila combine on Lexington shutout
    If there was any doubt about whether Forrest Whitley was ready for the Double-A level, the teenage right-hander laid it to rest on Thursday by tossing six scoreless innings with a career-high 11 strikeouts in his debut for Corpus Christi.
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