| 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...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Brandon McCarthy turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to get himself back on track and lead the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
After being tagged for nine runs while dropping his previous two starts, McCarthy (6-4) yielded just...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:33 PM
DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos hit a two-run double as part of a six-run third inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 9-5, in the opener of a key three-game set.
Torii Hunter went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, Victor...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
It took a decade for the Royals finally to achieve a winning season, and they're still in search of their first playoff berth since 1985.
Yet their latest blueprint for building a playoff-caliber team mirrors what the Cubs are trying to do and sustain...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The typically sound Orioles defense didn't help starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez on Sunday afternoon against the Kansas City Royals at Camden Yards.
Center fielder Adam Jones dropped a fly ball on the first play of the game that led to an unearned run,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Franchise with reputation for polishing young talent is only team that hasn’t used a rookie this season. (1)
2. MILWAUKEE: Marco Estrada has given...
| 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....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:28 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Chris Dickerson's revelation occurred while playing in the minor leagues, when the outfielder noticed how often his Triple-A teammates used plastic water bottles and — without a thought — tossed them in the trash....
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Chicagao, Ill. -- Chris Sale struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings and Tyler Flowers homered as Chicago edged visiting Kansas City on opening day.
Sale (1-0), who was given a five-year, $32.5 million extension during spring training, scattered seven hits and...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Wednesday night's win over the Kansas City Royals didn't follow any sort of traditional script, but the result remained a familiar one for these surging Orioles.
They managed just five hits but took advantage of three Kansas City errors in the fifth...