| May 17, 2014
| 9:47 PM
Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday:
1. DETROIT: Tigers starters have given up more than three runs in a game only twice since April 18 (1)
2. OAKLAND: Athletics have outscored opponents...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:37 PM
DETROIT -- Another thumping of a Cy Young Award winner completed the Kansas City Royals' rapid ascent from worst to first.
Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas blasted two-run homers during a seven-run, second-inning outburst and the Royals took over first...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Here's how The Times' Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 major league teams this week:
1. OAKLAND: Trout or Cabrera? Try 3B Josh Donaldson, who has outhomered both and leads the majors in runs. (4)
2. TORONTO: 1B Edwin Encarnacion hit 16 home runs in May....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:09 PM
NEW YORK -- James Shields came within two outs of a complete game and the Kansas City Royals opened a three-game series with a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees Friday night at Yankee Stadium.
Shields (13-7) retired the first 11 hitters and worked...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:22 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shortstop Derek Jeter collected two RBI in his final regular season game at Kauffman Stadium, and righthander Michael Pineda pitched into the seventh inning as the New York Yankees drubbed the Kansas City Royals 8-1 on Monday night....
| Aug 26, 2014
The Sports Xchange
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Don't write the obituary yet on the New York Yankees.
Shortstop Derek Jeter collected two RBIs in his final regular-season game at Kauffman Stadium and right-hander Michael Pineda pitched into the seventh...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:39 PM
In the days leading up to last week's trade deadline, a new conventional wisdom floated throughout baseball. The hoarding of prospects had gone too far, or so the theory went, and savvy general managers would pounce on the chance to trade away even the...
| 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 12, 2014
| 8:31 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Second baseman Jemile Weeks doubled twice and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night, knocking the Royals out of first place in the American League Central.
The Royals' loss, coupled with...