| Mar 29, 2011
| 3:39 PM
The Kansas City Royals have optioned right-handed pitcher Vin Mazzaro to Omaha and returned right-handed pitchers Louis Coleman, Luis Mendoza and Zach Miner, and infielders Irving Falu and Lance Zawadzki to minor league camp, the team announced on...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Kansas City manager Ned Yost says the Royals will go with a six-man rotation at least until the All-Star break.
Kyle Davies is ready to come off the disabled list and rookie Danny Duffy is pitching well enough that the Royals don't want to send him down....
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:40 AM
Despite being 13 games under .500, the Kansas City Royals at least make things interesting.
Ryan Ludwick hit a two-run homer, Mat Latos won for the first time in four starts and the San Diego Padres beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Monday night.
| Jul 10, 2011
| 5:56 PM
As temperatures neared 100 and Justin Verlander's pitch count mounted, Jim Leyland thought seriously about replacing his hard-working All-Star.
But with whom?
"No matter where I looked — my bullpen, their bullpen, in the stands — I couldn't...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:10 PM
On one pitch, Jeremy Guthrie's outing against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night quickly morphed from unlucky to unsuccessful.
Despite trailing by a run, Guthrie took a quality start into the bottom of the seventh, when Billy Butler crushed a...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:06 PM
Orioles left-hander Zach Britton slogged through another sloppy, shaky first inning Thursday night in which an early exit again loomed menacingly.
Give the rookie a smidgen of credit, though, since he survived the first and then battled until the sixth...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:21 PM
James Shields threw a six-hitter for his major league-best eighth complete games this season, Evan Longoria homered and had four RBIs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Shields (11-9) also has four shutouts this...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Jeff Francis pitched six-plus innings to win for the first time since July 29, Melky Cabrera homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-6 on Thursday night.
Billy Butler went 4 for 5 with two RBIs and scored twice as the Royals won...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Ramon Santiago hit a solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Santiago, who entered the game in the eighth as a pinch-runner, lifted Aaron Crow's pitch over the right-...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:00 AM
A game dominated by pitching ended with Ramon Santiago taking Aaron Crow deep over the right-field wall in the 10th, giving the AL Central-leading Tigers a dramatic 2-1 win over the Royals.
Doug Fister and Jeff Francis were brilliant in their outings,...