Royals Win 12-9, Knock Tigers 1½ Games Behind Wild Cardnytimes.com 22 hours agoThe Kansas City Royals began the game by hitting for the cycle as a team, then Whit Merrifield nearly did it by himself.Share TweetWhile the Tigers regained their double-play combination in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Royals with Jose Iglesias' return to the starting lineup from a bruised right thumb, the final injured Tigers regular -- Nick Castellanos -- is creeping closer to a re…Share Tweet
KC stuns Detroit, dents Tigers' WC hopesWhat looked like another step in the Tigers' charge toward the American League playoffs became a potentially costly stumble in the ninth, courtesy of a Royals rally reminiscent of last year. Eric Hosmer's go-ahead three-run homer punctuated a five-run n…Share Tweet
Tight lower back forces Ventura out of gameRoyals right-hander Yordano Ventura left Saturday's 7-4 win over the Tigers after facing one hitter in the fifth inning due to lower back tightness. He's day to day.Share TweetMLB.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)The Tigers' transition from pursuer to pursued in the American League Wild Card race went swimmingly on Friday night. Victor Martinez, Justin Upton and Cameron Maybin all homered off Danny Duffy to provide an early lead for Michael Fulmer, who struck ou…Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)Michael Fulmer pitched seven sharp innings for his first win in over a month and the Detroit Tigers homered three times in an 8-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.Share Tweet
Santana's smash cuts Tribe's magic number to 4MLB.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)With his latest homer in a 5-2 win over the Royals on Thursday, Carlos Santana not only moved Cleveland a little closer to a division crown, but he put the pressure on Mike Napoli for the Tribe's home run title this season. Santana and Napoli are now ti…Share Tweet
Santana's HR Lifts Indians Over KC, Closer to Central Titlenytimes.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)Carlos Santana's three-run homer pushed the Cleveland Indians to a 5-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night and nearer to their first AL Central championship since 2007.Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)Baseball can be poetic sometimes. Like when Carlos Gomez homered against the team that released him, or Vin Scully ending his long career on the 80th anniversary of the day he fell in love with baseball. The Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians …Share Tweet
Kluber's Strong Outing Knocks Royals From AL Central Racenytimes.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)Corey Kluber moved the Cleveland Indians one step closer to the AL Central title while eliminating the reigning World Series champions from the race.Share Tweet
Guyer's Pinch Hit in 9th Lifts Indians Over Royals 2-1nytimes.com Sep 20 (6 days ago)Pinch-hitter Brandon Guyer doubled in a run with two outs in the ninth inning, helping the Cleveland Indians move closer to an AL Central title with a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Indians walk off, slice magic number to 6The Royals have experienced plenty of late-season magic over the past two years. Now the Indians want a turn. On Tuesday night, Cleveland continued its march toward an American League Central title with a 2-1, walk-off win over Kansas City. Brandon Guye…Share TweetJorge De La Rosa was a 10-year baseball journeyman, who spent the bulk of his time bouncing around in the Minor Leagues with the D-backs, Red Sox, Brewers and Royals, when the Rockies decided to give him a shot. In spring 2008, Colorado acquired him fro…Share Tweet
Burns shows off blazing home-to-first speedRoyals fans are finally getting to see why general manager Dayton Moore traded Brett Eibner to Oakland for speedy outfielder Billy Burns. Burns was at his pesky best on Monday against the White Sox, getting three hits -- two were infield hits -- and ste…Share TweetThere's a little life left yet in the defending World Series champions. After dropping five straight games to open a crucial homestand, pushing them to the brink of postseason contention, the Royals have bounced back with three straight wins, the latest…Share TweetDanny Duffy has 12 victories during his breakout 2016 campaign as part of the Royals rotation. Exactly one quarter of them have come against the White Sox.Share Tweet
Double challenge benefits KC vs. White SoxMLB.com Sep 18The White Sox and Royals had a rare double challenge during a play at second base in the second inning of Sunday afternoon's game at Kauffman Stadium.Share Tweet
Vargas Returns as Royals Top White Sox, 3-2nytimes.com Sep 17Manager Ned Yost was unsure what to expect from his starting pitcher.Share TweetRoyals reliever Kelvin Herrera promptly gave up four runs -- three on Carlos Sanchez's first homer this season -- in the eighth inning of a 7-4 loss to the White Sox on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.Share Tweet
A's bats do major damage in sweep of RoyalsMLB.com Sep 15The homestand that was supposed to provide a launching pad for the Royals into serious postseason contention instead may have sealed the defending World Series champions' fate.Share Tweet
Vogt Drives in 5 Runs as A's Win 14-5 to Sweep 4 From Royalsnytimes.com Sep 15Ryon Healy's long shot left the Kansas City Royals a longshot to return to postseason play.Share Tweet
Vargas to rejoin Royals' rotation on SaturdayMLB.com Sep 15Royals left-hander Jason Vargas will make his first start on Saturday after rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, manager Ned Yost said on Thursday.Share TweetMLB.com Sep 14The Royals have suffered six of the most agonizing losses any team could withstand in the last two weeks. There have been games lost in extra innings. There have been leads blown late. There have been wasted rallies. There has been all of the above.Share Tweet
Alonso, Semien Hit 2-Run Doubles; A's Top Royals 8-0nytimes.com Sep 14Yonder Alonso's doubles are spoiling the Kansas City Royals' postseason hopes.Share Tweet
Royals Injury UpdateMar 4ESPN 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.
Ned Yost Joins OlbermannMar 2Kansas 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.
Weather-Based Promotion Nets Fans Cheap TicketsFeb 17Wilmington Blue Rocks general manager Chris Kemple discusses the weather-based promotion that resulted in his team selling tickets for 4 cents each.
Olney: Market For James ShieldsFeb 3Buster 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.