| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The Royals expect James Shields to be a difference maker. But were they close enough to being a playoff team before they added him?
That's the question about the deal in which the Royals sent future All-Star Wil Myers to the Rays.
It's too early to...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Chris Sale outpitched James Shields, Tyler Flowers homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 1-0 in the season opener on Monday.
A dominant performance by Sale and Flowers' drive leading off the fifth against Shields were just...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Chicagao, Ill. -- Chris Sale struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings and Tyler Flowers homered as Chicago edged visiting Kansas City on opening day.
Sale (1-0), who was given a five-year, $32.5 million extension during spring training, scattered seven hits and...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Robbie Ross hit David Lough with a pitch with the bases loaded to score the go-ahead run in the 10th inning Sunday and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 Saturday.
George Kottaras added a two-run double in the 10th for Kansas City.
| May 30, 2013
| 9:51 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals said Thursday that George Brett and Pedro Grifol will assume the interim hitting coach and major league special assignment coach roles, respectively, effective immediately. In a corresponding move, the Royals...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Relievers usually don't throw regular side sessions because they're on call daily, but Patton said he wanted to start after struggling with command of his fastball.
In the eighth inning of Thursday night's win over the Washington Nationals, Nate McLouth...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Derek Holland struck out eight and Nelson Cruz hit a long tiebreaking three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat the weary Kansas City Royals 7-2 Friday night.
Holland (5-2) allowed two runs, one earned, over seven innings to wrap up his undefeated May....
| May 23, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit solo home runs, and Mark Trumbo hit a two-run shot to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday night.
Joe Blanton got his first victory of the season after going 0-7 in his first nine...
| May 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Buckner threw five shutout innings in his Angels debut, and Hank Conger and Josh Hamilton each homered in a 7-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium, extending the Angels’ winning streak to...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:05 PM
A 48-minute rain delay on Tuesday night might have cost the Orioles their late-inning lead, but it did nothing to their grit.
Soon after the storms over Camden Yards faded, so did a two-run seventh-inning cushion. But that only set the stage for more...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Wednesday night's win over the Kansas City Royals didn't follow any sort of traditional script, but the result remained a familiar one for these surging Orioles.
They managed just five hits but took advantage of three Kansas City errors in the fifth...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Jeremy Guthrie received a warm reception from the crowd at Camden Yards when he took the mound Thursday for the first time here since he was traded away before last season.
Then the Kansas City Royals right-hander did his part to beat his former team,...