Kansas City Royals News
Bubba Starling saved the easiest for last, hitting a single to complete the cycle in the top of the ninth inning of Double-A Northwest Arkansas' 10-4 win over Arkansas.
Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas couldn't quite decide which play he enjoyed more: The Eric Hosmer snag of a hot grounder by Michael Brantley to save a run in the seventh, or the circus-act Omar Infante /Alcides Escobar play to get the first out in the ninth of the Royals' 2-1 win on Tuesday night.
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Legends For Youth clinic was well worth the sweat beads, if the smiles on the kids' faces were any indication. The enthusiastic participants received autographs from eight former Major Leaguers, station-to-station instruction on all aspects of the game and life lessons from Kansas City-area residents and former Royals players Brian McRae and John Mayberry.
Royals manager Ned Yost has no explanation for why Eric Hosmer wears out the Indians. Hosmer had three more hits, a go-ahead homer and two RBIs in Kansas City's 2-1 win over Cleveland on Tuesday night.
Before this week, the Kansas City Royals could return to the World Series. Now they should return to the World Series. Before, they might win the title. Now, they'd better win the title.
Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth inning off Indians starter Trevor Bauer as the Royals secured a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.
Indians right-hander Corey Kluber (5-11, 3.59 ERA) faces off against Royals righty Jeremy Guthrie (7-6, 5.35) when the American League Central rivals wrap up their three-game series on Wednesday afternoon at Progressive Field.
When newly acquired right-hander Johnny Cueto drove here from Cincinnati on Tuesday morning and arrived at the Royals' team hotel, there was a welcoming committee of players and staffers waiting for him.
The Royals acquired super-utility man Ben Zobrist from the A's on Tuesday, their second big splash leading up to Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline. The A's received right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks and Minor League left-handed pitcher Sean Manaea.
An update on the Kansas City Royal Minor League teams.
The active Major League players and Hall of Famers nominated for the 2015 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award were revealed Tuesday.
Right-hander Edinson Volquez came through with six innings and a quality start in the Royals' 9-4 win over the Indians on Monday night.
Eric Hosmer delivered a three-run homer to left-center field in the first inning, setting the tone in the Royals' 9-4 victory over the Indians on Monday night.
Newly acquired right-hander Johnny Cueto will make his Royals debut on Friday in Toronto, manager Ned Yost said on Monday.
The Royals belted two homers, including a three-run shot by Eric Hosmer in the first inning as part of his four-RBI night, in a 9-4 victory over the Indians on Monday night at Progressive Field.
Here are our Top 25-and-Unders, our ranking of the top 25 players age 25 and younger. All players who were 25 and under as of July 1, 2015 -- their age-25 season or younger -- were eligible for votes, and the list was selected by a panel of MLB.com and MLB Network analysts, including two former Major League general managers (Dan O'Dowd and Jim Duquette).
On the day when the Royals acquired right-hander Johnny Cueto, Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura stepped up and pitched like Cueto, who also happens to be a fellow Dominican that Ventura has always looked up to.
This was a long time coming for the Kansas City Royals. General manager Dayton Moore built his organization meticulously, at times cautiously. He took some heat for it because not everyone bought into his big-picture approach.
Royals outfielder Alex Gordon is really looking forward to this road trip, even though he is on the disabled list.
Omar Infante and Cheslor Cuthbert each came through with two-out, two-run hits in the first inning and Yordano Ventura delivered seven strong innings to lift the Royals to a 5-1 win over the Astros on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.
Johnny Cueto is heading to Kansas City. One day after the Reds' ace was almost dealt to the Royals in advance of his dominant start against the Rockies, the two teams agreed to a deal that was officially announced on Sunday afternoon. In exchange for Cueto, the Royals dealt left-handers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed to Cincinnati.
The Danny Duffy that manager Ned Yost is accustomed to seeing apparently is back. Duffy threw six more strong innings in the Royals' 2-1 walk-off win in 10 innings over the Astros on Saturday night.
Because of technical difficulties, the start of the Royals-Astros game on Saturday was done so without any public address announcer or music at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City evened the series with a 2-1 walk-off win in the 10th.
In many ways, right-hander Jeremy Guthrie's start on Friday night was typical of many he has had in a Royals uniform.
Alcides Escobar blooped a single to short right with two out in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Royals a 2-1 walk-off win over the Astros on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Jeremy Guthrie felt like his stuff was fine and his command was fine. But the scoreboard told a different tale after four innings -- he had allowed four runs and 10 hits.