| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
On the ground floor of Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday afternoon, the doors to the Royals clubhouse were closed and the lights were turned off. A week earlier, in the aftermath of a crushing game-seven World Series defeat, James Shields packed up his locker...
| 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...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:52 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: Royals 6-3.
Monday: 7:10 p.m., CSN.
RHP Jeremy Guthrie (5-8, 4.56) vs. LHP Chris Sale (8-1, 2.08).
Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN.
LHP Bruce Chen (1-2, 6.46) vs. RHP Scott Carroll (4-5, 4.19).
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Emilio Bonifacio was held out of the Cubs' lineup Wednesday night, and it appears highly likely the speedy switch-hitting infielder-outfielder will be traded before the 3 p.m. Thursday deadline.
Bonifacio, 29, appeared headed to the Royals or Giants,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:42 PM
White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton played in his 79th game of the season Tuesday in a 7-1 loss to the Royals at U.S. Cellular Field, a career high for the developing major leaguer.
He hasn't reached that point without a little pain.
| Jun 25, 2014
The Philadelphia Phillies signed three-time All-Star outfielder Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract.
Sizemore batted .216 with 10 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 15 RBIs for Boston this season before being released by the Red Sox on June...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
It took a decade for the Royals finally to achieve a winning season, and they're still in search of their first playoff berth since 1985.
Yet their latest blueprint for building a playoff-caliber team mirrors what the Cubs are trying to do and sustain...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East
Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields
Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23)
RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:27 AM
The Orioles spent the off day Thursday in San Francisco and get back to work tonight against the Giants at AT&T Park for their first trip there since 2010, when they lost two of three games and were outscored, 17-9, in the series.
The Orioles are 6-4 in...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Sept. 12, 2004: The Orioles use 10 pitchers, a major league record in a nine-inning game, and lose, 9-7, to the New York Yankees before an announced 47,780 at Camden Yards. Mercifully, Bruce Chen goes the distance the next day for the Birds.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It’s one of those baseball statistics that’s hard to believe.
I checked it a couple times to make sure I hadn’t missed anyone. And I really believe I haven’t.
According to baseball-reference.com, there are 44 active major...