| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Hector Santiago shut down the Royals' punchless offense for a career-best eight innings, and the Chicago White Sox roughed up Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie in a 9-1 rout Friday night.
Dayan Viciedo hit a three-run homer and Alejandro de Aza...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The Kansas City Royals are sending former No. 1 overall draft pick Luke Hochevar to the bullpen after more than five seasons of shaky results in the starting rotation.
Manager Ned Yost announced the decision Wednesday. Hochevar had been competing...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:18 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- He's only 20, but even Javier Baez said what he has done the last two days is "amazing."
The Cubs' future shortstop hit a home run Saturday on the first pitch he saw, giving him three homers on three pitches in three straight at-bats.
| May 1, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Elliot Johnson homered against his former team and the Kansas City Royals rallied from an early five-run hole, beating the Tampa Rays 9-8 on a cold, blustery Wednesday night.
Lorenzo Cain and Jeff Francoeur each drove in a pair of runs for the Royals,...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Ervin Santana pitched seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals ended Boston's seven-game winning streak with a 4-2 win over the Red Sox in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Sunday.
The nightcap was scheduled after Friday night's game...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
No. 18 Royals: 13th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Brewers.
When talent comes in waves, good things happen to teams.
The long-suffering Royals believe they have reached the point where their hard work and over-slot spending in the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:45 PM
Bruce Chen, who led the Kansas City Royals in wins the past two years, will be the opening day starter on April 6 at the Los Angeles Angels.
Manager Ned Yost made the announcement Tuesday after Chen had his best spring training outing in a 9-7 victory...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Florida at Tennessee, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); Duke at Georgia Tech, 11 a.m. (ESPNU); Nebraska at Illinois, Noon (Big 10 Network); Washington at Utah, 1 p.m. (FXSP); Kansas at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. (ESPNU); Ohio State at...
| 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...