Kansas City Royals News and Rumors

Royals closer Greg Holland headed to DL with pectoral strain

Royals closer Greg Holland headed to DL with pectoral strain

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
The Kansas City Royals are going to have to make do without closer Greg Holland for at least a couple weeks. Holland was placed on the 15-day DL on Saturday with a right pectoral strain, less than a day after pitching a scoreless ninth and picking up a …
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  • Alcides Escobar suffers knee sprain on aggressive slide from Br…

    Alcides Escobar suffers knee sprain on aggressive slide from Brett Lawrie

    yahoo.com 16 hours ago
    The Oakland A's and Kansas City Royals played some good old fashioned hardball in their first regular season matchup since last season's wild AL wild-card game. The intensity and energy inside Kauffman Stadium truly made it feel like another do-or-die m…
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  • Royals sprint past A's with Orlando's RBI triple

    Royals sprint past A's with Orlando's RBI triple

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    Rookie Paulo Orlando hit his fourth triple of the season, driving in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning off A's right-hander Dan Otero as the Royals held on for a 6-4 win on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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  • Butler happy to receive AL championship ring

    Butler happy to receive AL championship ring

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    One of the many things former Royals designated hitter Billy Butler, now with the A's, looked forward to this weekend was getting his AL championship ring, which was presented to him during pregame ceremonies on Friday.
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  • Royals-A's benches clear after Esky's injury

    Royals-A's benches clear after Esky's injury

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    The benches cleared during the Royals-A's game in the top of the seventh inning after Brett Lawrie slid hard into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar, who injured his left knee on the play.
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  • Royals revel in memories of Wild Card Game

    Royals revel in memories of Wild Card Game

    MLB.com 24 hours ago
    As the A's returned to Kauffman Stadium for the first time since the crazy American League Wild Card game last year, the Royals themselves tried to remember all the details of that night.
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  • Roundup: Twins Beat Royals and Notch Their First Series Victory

    Roundup: Twins Beat Royals and Notch Their First Series Victory

    nytimes.com yahoo.com MLB.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer on Thursday, powering the Minnesota Twins past the visiting Kansas City Royals, 8-5.
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  • Esky thriving since inheriting Royals' leadoff role

    Esky thriving since inheriting Royals' leadoff role

    MLB.com Apr 16 (2 days ago)
    Entering Thursday, Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was riding a career-high 17-game hitting streak dating to last September, not long after manager Ned Yost inserted Escobar into the leadoff role.
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  • LEADING OFF: Royals Try to Stay Perfect; Verlander Tests Arm

    LEADING OFF: Royals Try to Stay Perfect; Verlander Tests Arm

    nytimes.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • Broken hand to sideline Rios indefinitely

    Broken hand to sideline Rios indefinitely

    MLB.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    The unbeaten Royals now will face their first perseverance test of 2015 after learning that right fielder Alex Rios will be out indefinitely with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand.
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  • LEADING OFF: Harvey at Home, Royals Roll, MadBum's Hardware

    LEADING OFF: Harvey at Home, Royals Roll, MadBum's Hardware

    nytimes.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • Fielding miscues costing Twins this season

    Fielding miscues costing Twins this season

    MLB.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    With all the pomp and circumstance that comes with hosting a home opener, Monday was primed to be a good day for the Twins with a sold-out crowd at Target Field. Instead, it ended with an ugly 12-3 defeat to the unbeaten Royals keyed by several defensiv…
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  • Comfortable with KC, Kendrys has impressed

    Comfortable with KC, Kendrys has impressed

    MLB.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    The Royals could only have dreamed how well Kendrys Morales has fit in with the team as its new designated hitter.
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  • Royals improve to 7-0 with rout of Twins

    Royals improve to 7-0 with rout of Twins

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    Left-hander Danny Duffy tossed 6 1/3 solid innings, and he was backed by another strong showing from the offense to help keep the Royals undefeated with a 12-3 win over the Twins on Monday at Target Field.
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  • In search of greatness: Why not these Kansas City Royals?

    In search of greatness: Why not these Kansas City Royals?

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    In search of greatness: Why not these Kansas City Royals?
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  • Benches clear after Yordano Ventura picks a fight with Mike Tro…

    Benches clear after Yordano Ventura picks a fight with Mike Trout

    yahoo.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    These Royals are certainly feisty this season. Less than a week after getting into it with Jeff Samardzija and the Chicago White Sox, the benches and bullpens cleared Sunday during Kansas City's game against the Angels. It all happened in the bottom of …
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  • LEADING OFF: Tigers, Royals Unbeaten, Fenway Park Opener

    LEADING OFF: Tigers, Royals Unbeaten, Fenway Park Opener

    nytimes.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • Video - Royals Injury Update 02:12

    Royals Injury Update

    Mar 4
    ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell discusses Royals outfielder Alex Gordon's recovery from offseason wrist surgery and pitcher Luke Hochevar's recovery from Tommy John surgery.
  • Video - Ned Yost Joins Olbermann 06:25

    Ned Yost Joins Olbermann

    Mar 2
    Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost joins Keith Olbermann to discuss his team's outlook heading into the 2015 season, and an app he developed in the offseason.
  • Video - Weather-Based Promotion Nets Fans Cheap Tickets 02:59

    Weather-Based Promotion Nets Fans Cheap Tickets

    Feb 17
    Wilmington Blue Rocks general manager Chris Kemple discusses the weather-based promotion that resulted in his team selling tickets for 4 cents each.
  • Video - Olney: Market For James Shields 01:53

    Olney: Market For James Shields

    Feb 3
    Buster Olney explains how James Shields went from one of the hottest names this winter to a man still on the free-agent market, and how next offseason is a big reason for that.

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