| 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...
| May 16, 2012
| 11:40 PM
Adam Jones stepped up the plate for his seventh at-bat Wednesday night with the voices of the hecklers around home plate ringing in his ears. With Kauffman Stadium emptied out from 15 innings of baseball, he could hear the Royals fans reminding him of his...
| 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...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:36 PM
Billy Butler and Mike Moustakas homered, Bruce Chen won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 Saturday night.
Butler homered to left-center in the third with Alcides Escobar aboard. Butler also drove in...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Luke Hochevar was much more effective than usual against the New York Yankees. That still wasn't enough to win.
Robinson Cano homered, Phil Hughes beat Hochevar for the second time this month and the slumping Yankees eked out a 3-2 victory over the...
| May 26, 2012
| 7:26 PM
The hit that turned the tables on the Orioles on Saturday evening was one that reliever Darren O'Day had never seen in his two-decade-long baseball career. It opened the door for a young Kansas City Royals team that needed just that opportunity against an...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...