| 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...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:20 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals are going through the growing pains of a promising young team.
Jeff Niemann won his sixth consecutive decision, Ben Zobrist had a two-run triple and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a four-game sweep with a...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Omar Vizquel starts at second base and bats second and Tyler Flowers replaces A.J. Pierzynski at catcher for the White Sox as they face the Royals Saturday night, weather permitting.
Vizquel starts for the slumping Gordon Beckham, who has only three hits...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Alex Gordon and Billy Butler both hit their 16th homers of the season in a four run third inning of a 5-4 decision, as the Royals salavaged a win in the of a three game series with the Yankees. Kansas City got six strong innings from starter Bruce Chen...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler homered, Bruce Chen won four consecutive starts for the first time in his career and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Tuesday night.
Jeff Francoeur matched his career high with four hits as the Royals,...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Bruce Chen overcame a shaky first inning to win his career-high fifth straight start and led the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
Chen (10-5) allowed the first four batters of the game to reach base and walked...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Bruce Chen pitched eight crisp innings, Alex Gordon homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Chen (11-7) allowed two singles, struck out eight and walked one. He was 0-2 with a 7.94 ERA in his previous two starts....
| Nov 23, 2011
| 3:54 PM
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $9 million, two-year contract with left-hander Bruce Chen.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team had not announced...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Trevor Plouffe's RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning gave Carl Pavano and the Twins a 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, helping Minnesota stave off a 100-loss season.
Pavano (9-13) went the distance, pitching nine scoreless...
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 2:47 PM
The Royals have put right-hander Sean O'Sullivan on the 15-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis and recalled Jesse Chavez from Triple-A Omaha.
The team announced the moves Friday before its game against the Minnesota Twins.
O'Sullivan gave up...