| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Orioles closer Zach Britton prefers to pitch to contact, keep the ball on the ground with his heavy sinker and allow his defense to work behind him.
But with the way the Kansas City Royals were getting on base — with dinks and bloops and...
| Oct 3, 2014
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Go figure.
No team in the majors hit fewer home runs this season than Kansas City, but as Royals manager Ned Yost said before the game: "We have some guys that can hit the ball out of the ballpark."
One of those guys is third...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:35 PM
This was not merely an aberration for Matt Shoemaker, the Angels right-hander who will start Game 2 of the American League division series against the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. It was borderline paranormal, an outing so rocky — and so...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The happiest place on Earth on Thursday night was supposed to be just a mile or so down the street from the Happiest Place on Earth. The best fireworks were going to be at the Big A.
That's because the Angels, with the best record in baseball, were at...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost yielded the hot seat to Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Thursday night.
While Yost pulled all the right strings in a battle of bullpens, it was Scioscia who left himself open to some second-guessing, first with...
| Oct 1, 2014
By David Smale, The Sports Xchange
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 3:34 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Norichika Aoki's two-run triple in the fourth inning helped the Kansas City Royals pull a game closer to the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers with a 5-2 victory on Sunday.
The Royals salvaged the finale of this key three-game series...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:50 PM
CLEVELAND -- The Kansas City Royals moved closer to their first playoff appearance since 1985 with another well-pitched game in a 7-1 thrashing of the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday.
Right-hander Yordano Ventura pitched seven...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:31 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500.
How things have changed...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:09 PM
DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right arm and needs surgery, according to a report on CBSSports.com.
The website reported that Fernandez, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right...