| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:32 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City’s James Shields is accustomed to pitching in close games this season.
He kept his team in the game until the Royals were able to break through late.
Shields was sharp for 7-1/3 innings, Alex Gordon had three RBIs,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:04 PM
James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings and was part of a combined four-hit shutout in Kansas City's 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night to give the Royals a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
Kansas City won the first...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 10:33 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The scourge of drugs and baseball claimed its third former MVP in a month when Miguel Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.
The Kansas City Royals infielder drew one of the longest...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:17 PM
James Shields pitched seven innings of three-hit ball to win his fourth straight decision, Eric Hosmer drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
The Royals, who entered play 6...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:34 AM
I don’t care how old I get and carbon dating will soon be needed, the anticipation on game day for the start of the high school football season makes you feel young.
Opening night thoughts---
Carroll is…well, Carroll. Kapaun’s...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Alex Gordon homered on the game's first pitch, James Shields dominated after a shaky first inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Wednesday in a matchup of teams fighting for an American League playoff spot.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A.J. Pierzynski had one of the great quotes of the season.
"He had all seven of his pitches working,'' said Pierzynski, who jumped from the White Sox to the Rangers last winter.
Pierzynski wasn't kidding. The catcher was giving an honest account of Yu...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has won the AL Cy Young Award by a unanimous vote.
Verlander got all 28 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in results announced Tuesday.
Verlander won the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Eric Hosmer hit two of Kansas City's season-high four home runs, James Shields pitched six strong innings for his 90th win and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Friday night.
Billy Butler and Mike Moustakas also homered for the...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Silencing Serena and other stuff
Note to Serena Williams: No more interviews please! Sure, it’s generally a calamity for the rest of us to be amused by, but it doesn’t seem to always do much for her. The tennis star was the subject of a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Cardinals (1): Swept by the Rangers as powerful lineup produces only 26 runs during an eight-game lull. They nevertheless continue to lead the majors in runs in June.
2. Rangers (7): Seven strong innings by...