| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost yielded the hot seat to Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Thursday night.
While Yost pulled all the right strings in a battle of bullpens, it was Scioscia who left himself open to some second-guessing, first with...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Superb starting pitching can carry a team to a World Series title, as the Chicago White Sox showed in 2005, when Jose Contreras, Mark Buehrle, Jon Garland and Freddy Garcia combined for a 9-1 record and a 2.84 earned-run average, four complete games and...
| Oct 1, 2014
By David Smale, The Sports Xchange
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:09 PM
DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:26 PM
DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:46 PM
James Shields pitched into the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the New York Yankees 1-0 in the opener of a three-game series on Friday night.
Shields (13-7) was pulled for Wade Davis after giving up a single to Derek Jeter with...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the White Sox were trying ineffectively to ruin the Royals' race for a playoff spot Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium, their foe turned the tables, putting a damper on one of the only pursuits the Sox have left this...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:46 PM
White Sox left-hander Chris Sale lost for the first time in 10 road starts, giving up five earned runs on the way to a 6-2 loss to the Royals on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
At the plate
Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer in...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:07 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Clay Buchholz pitched effectively into the eighth inning and DHDavid Ortiz drove in his 99th run as the Boston Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:31 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled twice and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night, knocking the Royals out of first place in the American League Central.
The Royals' loss, coupled with...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Brandon McCarthy turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to get himself back on track and lead the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
After being tagged for nine runs while dropping his previous two starts, McCarthy (6-4) yielded just...