| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:46 PM
James Shields pitched into the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the New York Yankees 1-0 in the opener of a three-game series on Friday night.
Shields (13-7) was pulled for Wade Davis after giving up a single to Derek Jeter with...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses. Statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: After Lester deal, had best starting rotation in the American League — for a couple of hours. (1)
2. ANGELS: Reliever Joe Smith’s streak...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Conor Gillaspie knocked in three runs with a bases-loaded triple in the seventh inning off Royals reliever Wade Davis to help the White Sox to a 7-5 victory in a game that took 4 hours, 16 minutes to complete Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. A battle of...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Rookie Yordano Ventura and three relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Kansas City Royals spoiled a day honoring Derek Jeter with a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday.
The first pitch was delayed 25 minutes as the...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:49 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Henry Urrutia will make his second major league start tonight, hitting eighth as the Orioles' designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals.
Both of the left-handed Urrutia's starts have come against right-handed starters. Right-...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:01 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There's no way of knowing how these first four games after the All-Star break will ultimately be defined as part of this marathon baseball season, but one thing is for sure: For now, the Orioles have finally assembled the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays spotted the rest of the American League rookies almost half a season.
Myers, who did not make his major league debut until June 18, was announced Tuesday as winner of the AL rookie of the year award.
Myers got 23 of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Some hits do not help the batting average, but they can win games.
The Dodgers were locked in a 4-4 tie with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night when A.J. Ellis came to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Normally this is an...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Dec 18, 2011
On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp set at 23,000 feet on Mt. Everest. They were George Mallory, who, at 37, was already one of the world's most accomplished climbers, and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine, a 22-year-old Oxford graduate with little...