| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:11 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Joe Mauer will be representing the Minnesota Twins at the All-Star Game. Josh Willingham, however, might be the team’s most valuable player at this point.
He came through again in the clutch Sunday.
Trevor Plouffe homered...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Yuniesky Betancourt almost hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning for the Kansas City Royals against the Detroit Tigers.
Comerica Park was too big, though, and Austin Jackson too fast.
The Royals scored three runs in the final...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:50 AM
The Royals agreed to one-year contracts with pitchers Jonathan Sanchez, Luke Hochevar and Felipe Paulino along with reserve outfielder Mitch Maier on Tuesday, leaving outfielder Alex Gordon as the only remaining player in arbitration.
| Sep 25, 2012
Once again, the Tigers offense did very little, but Anibal Sanchez made sure it was enough.
Sanchez threw his seventh career complete game and fifth career shutout, scattering just three hits and striking out 10 as the Tigers topped the Royals tonight 2-...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Soccer-Premier League, Manchester United at Chelsea, 9:30 a.m. (FOX)
Women's College Basketball-Texas-El Paso at Rice, 11 a.m. (FXSP); Missouri at Texas Tech, 1 p.m. (FXSP); Washington at Southern California, 3 p.m. (FXSP)
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Kevin Millwood pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Jesus Montero hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Saturday.
Millwood (4-8) gave up one unearned run and six hits in 6 1-3 innings. He struck out...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Almost two months remain in the season andA.J. Pierzynskialready has a career high in home runs. Does that surprise you?
Pierzynski insists he's not surprised.
He says he called this shot during a spring training conversation with former Twins...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Orioles rookie third baseman Manny Machado hit his third homer in his fourth big league game Sunday.
Machado, who hit two homers in his second game Friday, took a 2-2 high sinker from Royals starter Bruce Chen over the right-center field fence to give...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The dog days of August don’t usually include three-hour, nine-minute rain delays, but a little more than 12 hours after their game against the Kansas City Royals ended early Sunday morning with a loss, the Orioles were back on the field at Camden...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Manny Machado hit his third homer in four major league games, Nick Markakis also connected, and the Baltimore Orioles got four hitless innings from their bullpen in a 5-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
Mark Reynolds drove in the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:16 AM
By the time the Kansas City Royals left Baltimore with a four-game series split, they had seen enough of a certain 20-year-old rookie infielder.
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado’s first four major league games came against the Royals, and...