| May 27, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Jeff Francoeur and Billy Butler hit home runs, and Alcides Escobar had two hits to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Sunday.
Francoeur had a terrific series, hitting 7 for 12 against the Orioles, including two homers....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:50 PM
James Shields took a three-hitter into the eighth inning, leading Tampa Bay over the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Wednesday for the Rays' 16th win in 21 games.
Shields (12-7) retired 12 in a row after Alcides Escobar's two-out single in the third and allowed...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Since being called up Aug. 9, rookie Manny Machado has started each of the Orioles' last 19 games — all at third base.
Pretty impressive for a 20-year-old, who was drafted with the third overall pick in 2010 to be the shortstop of the future and...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Mike Moustakas stroked a go-ahead single in the 10th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
The Royals plated both their runs with two outs in the 10th off Brett Myers (2-3), the seventh of eight White...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:35 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Justin Morneau and Josh Willingham each hit tworun homers, Trevor Plouffe also went deep and the Minnesota Twins held off the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night.
Cole De Vries (1-1) lasted five shaky innings to pick up his...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nick Blackburn shook off a slow start and pitched five effective innings, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Justin Morneau hit a go-ahead, two-run single with two out in the fifth as...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Mike Moustakas cut down Tyler Greene at the plate to end the game, capping a wild ninth inning and preserving the Kansas City Royals' 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
Greene reached on a two-out infield hit for his third single...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Luke Hochevar tossed his second career shutout, Eric Hosmer homered and Yuniesky Betancourt drove in three runs to lead the Kansas City Royals to an 8-0 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon both had three hits...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Billy Butler greeted reliever Burke Badenhop with a solo home run in the eighth inning, powering Kansas City to a 5-4 victory on a scorching Wednesday afternoon and a three-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays.
Mike Moustakas and Alcides Escobar also...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Heading into his team's day-night doubleheader against Kansas City, one of Ron Gardenhire's top priorities was protecting Minnesota's taxed bullpen.
Scott Diamond and Cole De Vries eased their manager's concerns.
Diamond began the day...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 1:06 PM
With the non-waiver trade deadline coming at the end of the month, the Orioles are "going hard" after Milwaukee Brewers' Zack Greinke, according to an industry source.
The source, an executive with another big-league club, said the Orioles appear to be...