| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Baseball's postseason blew in like a hurricane Tuesday night. No gentle sprinkles growing to a downpour. No breeze slowly turning to a gale.
The Kansas City Royals won the American League wild-card game over the Oakland A's, 9-8, and it only took 12...
| Oct 1, 2014
By David Smale, The Sports Xchange
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Jose Quintana reached the 200-inning mark for the second straight season with 7 1/3 innings Thursday night in a 6-3 loss to the Royals at U.S. Cellular Field. Quintana gave up five earned runs on 11 hits in his final start of the season....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:26 PM
DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 3:15 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- DH Daniel Nava hit a grand slam and Joe Kelly settled down after the third inning as the Boston Red Sox topped the wobbling Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Xander Bogaerts contributed three hits, including a three-run...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:30 PM
White Sox left-hander John Danks pitched six scoreless innings, but the Royals charged back to score two runs in the ninth to hand the Sox a 4-3 loss in the opener of a three-game series Monday at Kauffman Stadium.
With the Sox leading 3-2...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:07 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Clay Buchholz pitched effectively into the eighth inning and DHDavid Ortiz drove in his 99th run as the Boston Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Rookie Yordano Ventura and three relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Kansas City Royals spoiled a day honoring Derek Jeter with a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday.
The first pitch was delayed 25 minutes as the...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
It took a decade for the Royals finally to achieve a winning season, and they're still in search of their first playoff berth since 1985.
Yet their latest blueprint for building a playoff-caliber team mirrors what the Cubs are trying to do and sustain...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Angels 3, Royals 2
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout lifted his Cactus League average to .400. He homered and doubled, and he leads the Angels with four home runs and 14 runs batted in. David Freese went hitless in three at-bats. He is batting .212 this spring,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Not that Clayton Kershaw has built unrealistic expectations or anything, but the guy gave up six hits Tuesday. And get this, he walked a batter.
He did, however, hold the Kansas City Royals scoreless all night, which was a very good thing because the...