| Mar 16, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Padres 7, Cubs 0
Spring record: 5-9-1
The summary: Jon Lester lasted only 3 1/3 innings. Lester issued his first walk of the spring to Derek Norris, and former Red Sox teammate Will Middlebrooks followed with a double off the left field wall. Lester...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:48 PM
The Kansas City Royals would not be here without James Shields. They bet big on him, in one of the most criticized trades in recent memory, and they won. No pitcher in the major leagues started more games this season, and the Royals got into the playoffs,...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Right-hander Darren O’Day has been one of the Orioles’ most dependable late-inning relief pitchers this season.
And even though he has struggled recently, manager Buck Showalter said before Saturday's game that he wasn’t worried...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The Kansas City Royals, much like the Orioles, have long pumped the potential in their minor league system as the major league team struggled. And a lot of those prospects were biding their time in Wilmington, Del., home of the High-A Blue Rocks....
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:55 PM
The Orioles' primary formula for victory this season has been to keep the game close until it becomes a battle of the bullpens. It worked most of the year and then unfolded perfectly in the American League Division Series.
In all three ALDS games, the...
| Oct 3, 2014
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Go figure.
No team in the majors hit fewer home runs this season than Kansas City, but as Royals manager Ned Yost said before the game: "We have some guys that can hit the ball out of the ballpark."
One of those guys is third...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:35 PM
This was not merely an aberration for Matt Shoemaker, the Angels right-hander who will start Game 2 of the American League division series against the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. It was borderline paranormal, an outing so rocky — and so...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost yielded the hot seat to Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Thursday night.
While Yost pulled all the right strings in a battle of bullpens, it was Scioscia who left himself open to some second-guessing, first with...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:48 PM
By some measures, Danny Duffy was the Kansas City Royals' most effective starter this season. But the Royals plan to use four starters during the American League Division Series, and Duffy is not one of them.
"That's the decision we made," Royals...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:34 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: Royals 10-5.
Thursday: 7:10 p.m., CSN.
RH James Shields (14-8, 3.18) vs. LH Jose Quintana (9-10, 3.22).
Friday: 7:10 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Jeremy Guthrie (12-11, 4.28) vs. RH Hector Noesi (8-10, 4.39)....
| May 17, 2014
| 6:37 AM
The Orioles play the Kansas City Royals in their 41st game of the season tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Orioles right-hander Bud Norris is scheduled to pitch against Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, and first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m.
How does this year's...