Dayton Moore

Royals pitcher Danny Duffy cited for DUI in Kansas

Royals pitcher Danny Duffy refused to make any excuses after he was cited for driving under the influence in a Kansas City suburb last weekend, an embarrassing headache for a club already struggling on the field.

Smart move, too, because his boss wasn't in the mood to hear any.

"Look, when these types of situations happen, I'm not interested in any alibis," said Royals general manager Dayton Moore, who spoke Tuesday shortly after Duffy read a statement in which he expressed regret and asked for forgiveness from his fans. "I'm not interested in any excuses. There are no excuses."

Duffy had left the Royals' road trip to return to Kansas City for an...