| Apr 21, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Lorenzo Cain drew a walk with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning to give Kansas City a 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday and complete the Royals' sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
Ervin Santana (2-1) pitched seven strong...
| Apr 23, 2013
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Braves (1): They stopped scoring runs over the weekend in Pittsburgh but bought themselves time with the 13-2 start.
2. Giants (2): Tim Lincecum took a shutout into the seventh Saturday, his best start of the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:59 PM
The Minnesota Twins can sympathize with area high school and college athletic teams this spring.
Four of the last eight Twins' games have been postponed due to weather - three of which were scheduled for the Twins' home Target Field, including Monday'...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It’s one of those baseball statistics that’s hard to believe.
I checked it a couple times to make sure I hadn’t missed anyone. And I really believe I haven’t.
According to baseball-reference.com, there are 44 active major...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Alex Gordon drove home Chris Getz with a single in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
The Royals played from behind nearly the entire way, but broke through when Getz doubled off...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The Royals expect James Shields to be a difference maker. But were they close enough to being a playoff team before they added him?
That's the question about the deal in which the Royals sent future All-Star Wil Myers to the Rays.
It's too early to...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Ervin Santana plans to give the ball from his 100th career win to his mother.
It's a gift that's been a long time coming.
Santana pitched seven snappy innings in his seventh attempt to reach the milestone, and the Royals finally gave him...
| Jun 5, 2013
Conviction overturned: In the June 1 LATExtra section, a California Briefing item about a court ruling said that an appellate court judge, Stephen A. Marcus, overturned the conviction of former Beverly Hills Unified School District official Karen Anne...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit solo home runs, and Mark Trumbo hit a two-run shot to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday night.
Joe Blanton got his first victory of the season after going 0-7 in his first nine...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| May 12, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Robinson Cano finally hit a home run at Kauffman Stadium, Vernon Wells went deep for the second straight game and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Sunday to wrap up a three-game sweep.
Hiroki Kuroda (5-2) allowed only a sacrifice...