| May 4, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Derek Jeter belted a two-run homer, CC Sabathia went eight innings for the third straight time and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on an encouraging Friday night.
It began with closer Mariano Rivera's announcement that he plans to...
| May 7, 2012
| 8:00 AM
In 59 seasons in Baltimore, the Orioles have started with 19 wins or more in their first 28 games only six times -- 1969, 1970, 1992, 1997, 2005 and, now, 2012.
The Orioles ran their current winning streak to five games following Sunday's 17-inning...
| 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 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 25, 2012
| 9:15 PM
The size of the crowd at Camden Yards on Friday night even surprised Orioles manager Buck Showalter.
Some of it could have been attributed to the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend. The postgame fireworks promotion probably brought a few out as well....
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Tony Abreu drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Abreu's three RBIs matched his career high, set on Sept. 18, 2007 while with Arizona at Colorado.
Abreu, appearing in...
| 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 5, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Bruce Chen outdueled Francisco Liriano to make a lone run scored in the second inning stand up Tuesday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Chen (5-5) allowed four hits without a walk to win for the fifth...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three runs, A.J. Burnett won his fifth consecutive start and the Pittsburgh Pirates finished their first sweep of an AL team in more than a decade by beating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday.
McCutchen hit an RBI...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 6:37 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — With a left-hander on the mound, the Kansas City Royals didn’t want to throw Andrew McCutchen a strike.
“We didn’t care if we walked him,” manager Ned Yost said.
Sound strategy, poor execution.
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Bruce Chen went seven innings in another workmanlike start, Jeff Francoeur and Yuniesky Betancourt both went deep and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 on Tuesday night.
Betancourt hit a two-run shot during a four-run third inning...