| Feb 20, 2014
SURPRISE, Ariz. From his vantage point across the diamond, Omar Infante understood the value of Alcides Escobar. When the Tigers played the Royals these past two seasons, Infante studied the opposing shortstop and marveled at his range, hands and grace....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
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Royals no longer in developmental mode
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Kansas City Royals cracked the window last year with 86 victories, their most since 92 in 1989, and their first winning season since an 83-79 record in 2003.
But for a...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:25 PM
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Royals aim to build on solid '13 campaign
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Kansas City Royals are looking to take that next step, one that has avoided them for 29-years, advancing to the playoffs for the first time since beating the St. Louis...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Neftali Feliz walked Alcides Escobar on four pitches with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth inning Friday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers in the opener of an important three-game series between teams in...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:58 PM
It was a night of individual achievements for the Kansas City Royals and another step closer to a dubious distinction for the Chicago White Sox on Friday.
Royals pitcher James Shields struck out 10 and scattered four hits over seven innings for his 100th...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position.
Try not to be...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Lonnie Chisenhall hit his first career grand slam, Scott Kazmir pitched into the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Saturday night.
Chisenhall's homer in the sixth broke open a 1-0 game and hit off the...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Royals hit the All-Star break showing some cracks.
Kansas City staggered into baseball's unofficial midpoint Sunday with a 6-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians, who swept the three-game series and pushed the third-place Royals eight games out of first...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:49 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals.
Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Eric Hosmer hit two home runs and Alcides Escobar drove in the winning run in the ninth to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
David Lough singled and scored the game-ending run when Escobar...