| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
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MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH
Wanting to find room for former first-round pick Christian Colon, the Royals traded backup third baseman Danny Valencia to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for catcher Erik Kratz...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Ah, that’s no way to throw a homecoming. Jumping all over your former hero, even letting loose some boos as he’s chased in the sixth inning.
Kansas City didn’t exactly welcome back Zack Greinke, their 2009 Cy Young winner, pushing...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Five Orioles made the All-Star Game last year in New York.
That won’t happen again July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis.
This year, the Orioles will have one All-Star for sure: Nelson Cruz, who is nearly 1 million votes ahead of the Boston Red...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| May 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We’ve been talking — and writing — about how concerning the Orioles’ ballyhooed offense has been for most of this season.
Saturday night’s 1-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals and left-hander Danny...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:33 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first seven weeks of the Orioles’ season has been defined, maybe more than anything, by the club’s inability to get on a roll offensively and on the mound simultaneously.
This weekend at Kauffman Stadium was Exhibit A...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Three Orioles players -- first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy -- have been named to this year’s The Sporting News American League All-Star team.
The Orioles were the only AL club to have three honorees. The...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Jeremy Guthrie pitched seven strong innings, and David Lough hit a two-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.
One day after being eliminated from the postseason, the Royals earned their...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:27 PM
This was not the kind of start the Phillies were expecting to get from Cole Hamels or their bullpen. Hamels allowed a career-high eight earned runs and the bullpen again failed to keep the game close in their 9-8 loss......
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:36 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel was the first to admit that his start against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night wasn’t pretty.
But for Hammel, who battled inconsistency through the first half of the season, gave...