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  • Royals break through in G2 with rally in 9th
    Trailing by one run entering the ninth inning, the Royals got a bloop RBI single by Abraham Almonte to tie it, then took the lead when Tigers first baseman Niko Goodrum botched a routine grounder by Jon Jay, and overthrew the pitcher covering the bag, allowing Alcides Escobar to score in Game 2 of the doubleheader. JaCoby Jones, the walk-off hero in Game 1, had put Detroit in front with a sacrifice fly in the seventh. Jakob Junis went eight strong innings in a no-decision for Kansas City, which snapped a nine-game skid.
  • Royals rookie Hill thriving after beating cancer
    Royals rookie left-hander Tim Hill looked in the mirror and hardly recognized himself. A skeleton, he thought. He needed to take a photo, perhaps just to remind himself one day of this trying time in his life. It was the fall of 2015, and Hill was near completion of eight months of chemotherapy. Incredibly, he had lost 70 pounds during the treatment. He stood 6-foot-1, 150 pounds.
  • Moose homers, extends hit streak to 12 in DH
    Royals designated hitter Mike Moustakas left no doubt about how he would extend his hitting streak to 11 games.
  • Duffy, Royals aiming to stay tough on Tigers
    Left-hander Danny Duffy (0-2, 3.86 ERA) will take the mound at 12:10 p.m. CT on Saturday as he opposes Tigers righty Mike Fiers at Comerica Park. Duffy will be working on three days' rest instead of four. He threw six shutout innings and gave up two hits with eight strikeouts on Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
  • Hammel's 9 sharp for naught as KC falls in 10th
    Royals right-hander Jason Hammel gave it everything he had -- and then some.
  • Perez, Gordon close to returning to Royals
    The Royals could get two valuable American League Gold Glove Award-winning reinforcements back in their lineup as early as Tuesday.
  • Checking in on AL Central new guys: Hill
    New faces abound in the American League Central in 2018, some young and some old. Let's go around the horn in the division and check out the new guys.
  • 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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Royals unable to keep pace with Jays' bats
    Wednesday's 15-5 loss to the Blue Jays was the eighth consecutive defeat for the Royals, who get a much-needed off-day Thursday before opening a four-game weekend series in Detroit with a doubleheader on Friday.
  • Duffy calls Merrifield's home run perfectly
    Duffy calls Merrifield's home run perfectly
  • Vallot among top prospect performers
    Royals catcher Chase Vallot was among top prospect performers on Thursday.
  • Royals squander Duffy's fine start in nightcap
    An excellent start from Danny Duffy went for naught in a 5-4 walk-off loss to the Blue Jays in the nightcap of a doubleheader at Rogers Centre.
  • Moose, Duda homers aren't enough vs. Jays
    The Royals grabbed an early lead with back-to-back home runs, but starter Eric Skoglund and the bullpen couldn't hold it, as they dropped an 11-3 decision to the Blue Jays on Tuesday in the opener of a doubleheader at Rogers Centre.
  • Royals add righty Barlow as their 26th man
    The Royals added right-hander Scott Barlow to their roster for the second game of their doubleheader in Toronto on Tuesday.
  • Royals safe in Toronto after scary bus ride
    The Royals are relieved the bad weather, which caused ice and snow damage to the roof at Rogers Centre, didn't lead to something much more serious after their arrival on Sunday night. One of the club's two buses was struck with a large piece of ice en route from Toronto's Pearson Airport just after 10 p.m. CT.
  • Royals, Angels reflect on Jackie's iconic impact
    Jackie Robinson Day is always a day for managers, coaches and players to reflect on his incredible contribution to baseball as they all pull on their No. 42 jerseys to honor him. Despite having their game postponed on Sunday, the Royals and Angels were honored to share in his legacy.
  • Lee slugs way to Pipeline Team of the Week
    MLB Pipeline's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the first 11 days of the Minor League season. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.
  • Royals, Junis' scoreless streak fall in snow
    The red-hot Angels belted three home runs -- including a mammoth shot by Mike Trout -- on their way to a 5-3 win over the Royals at blistery Kauffman Stadium on Saturday night.
  • Salvy sent out on Double-A rehab assignment
    On Saturday, the Royals sent catcher Salvador Perez out on a rehab assignment to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
  • Royals option Maurer, recall McCarthy
    The Royals optioned struggling reliever Brandon Maurer to Triple-A Omaha on Friday afternoon, and recalled right-hander Kevin McCarthy.
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