| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:10 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Wade Davis pitched out of bases loaded jams in the first two innings, Billy Butler and Jeff Francoeur homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Wednesday night to sweep the three-game series.
The Royals have...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Alex Gordon drove home Chris Getz with a single in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
The Royals played from behind nearly the entire way, but broke through when Getz doubled off...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:23 PM
The Kansas City Royals have signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a $10.5 million, four-year contract extension that includes two option years that could drive the value to $21.75 million.
The team announced the deal Thursday.
Escobar will make $1 million...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball--NCAA Division I Tournament, Cincinnati vs. Texas, 11 a.m. (CBS); North Carolina State vs. San Diego State, 11:30 a.m. (TRUTV); Alabama vs. Creighton, 12:30 p.m. (TBS); Virginia vs. Florida, 1 p.m. (TNT); Florida State...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:21 PM
First baseman Eric Hosmer stood in one corner of the ballroom. Over near the door stood second baseman Johnny Giavotella, while Lorenzo Cain patrolled the room the way he plans to do the vast center field at Kauffman Stadium.
The trio of 20-something...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:40 PM
The Cubs wanted Starlin Castro to be a model citizen, improve his fielding, add a little power and use his speed more often this year.
Castro did all of those things to some degree and ultimately was rewarded with a seven-year, $60 million deal, with a...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Bruce Chen picked up his first victory of the season, Alcides Escobar drove in the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals held off the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Wednesday night.
Jonathan Broxton worked around a leadoff single and walk in the ninth inning for...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:00 PM
The Kansas City Royals lost their starting pitcher in the first inning and were in the middle of a listless day at the plate before pinch-hitter Johnny Giavotella turned it all around with one big swing.
Giavotella hit a two-run double off Matt...