Royals News

  • Royals fizzle after early power surge vs. Tribe

    Mike Moustakas' go-ahead RBI single in the sixth after an early homer wasn't enough as the bullpen gave up a pair of late runs in the Royals' 5-3 loss to the Indians on Wednesday night.

  • Dyson shows what speed can do with bunt

    Jarrod Dyson is getting his first chance to see regular duty as the Royals' center fielder with Lorenzo Cain (groin) on the disabled list. Because of Dyson's great speed -- he's one of the fastest players in the game -- the bunt is one of his weapons.

  • KC coach Kuntz has surgery on broken arm

    Royals first-base coach Rusty Kuntz underwent surgery on his broken left arm on Wednesday morning in Cleveland. Kuntz was struck by a Salvador Perez line drive during batting practice on Monday at Progressive Field.

  • Kluber, Indians aiming for series win vs. KC

    Veteran lefty Bruce Chen brings a 7-1 career mark against the Cleveland into Thursday's series finale as Corey Kluber aims to help the Indians earn a series win over the Royals at Progressive Field.

  • Reliever Wade released by Triple-A Omaha

    Reliever Cory Wade was released on Wednesday by the Royals' Triple-A club at Omaha. Wade, who was in Major League Spring Training with Kansas City, had no record and a 6.57 ERA in seven relief appearances for the Storm Chasers.

  • Mayo: Royals' Ventura best 'true' rookie so far

    It's probably not fair to extrapolate numbers after just three starts, but if Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura keeps his ERA under 3.00 and his K/9 rate over 10, he could very easily give Jose Abreu and Masahiro Tanaka a run for their money in the voting for this year's American League Rookie of the Year Award.

  • KC's Collins takes another step toward return

    Left-hander Tim Collins is getting closer to returning to the Royals' bullpen. Collins threw 20 to 25 pitches Tuesday under mock game conditions.

  • Shields continues road success in Cleveland

    Since joining the Royals, James Shields has become quite the happy traveling troubadour with a dozen victories away from Kansas City. His latest win came over the Indians, 8-2, with Mike Moustakas pounding a three-run homer on a chilly Tuesday night at Progressive Field.

  • Missouri wins College HOF Classic in KC

    Missouri defeated Wichita State, 5-4, on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium in "The National College Baseball Hall of Fame Classic at The K." Dillon Everett hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning.

  • Royals Minor League report: April 22

    Sugar Ray Marimon led Omaha to a matinee win over the Sounds. The righty struck out seven without a walk, holding Nashville to a run on six hits over 6 1/3 innings.

  • Home run shortage not a concern for Yost

    It's been a slow go for the Royals in the home run department. Through Monday's games, they ranked last among the 30 Major League teams in homers with six. The Angels led the Majors with 29.

  • Yost recalls hitless season in high school

    Royals manager Ned Yost, doing a little reminiscing, recalled how slow his baseball career was to take off.

  • Guthrie, Royals can't beat pair of Tribe jacks

    Omar Infante and Alcides Escobar belted RBI hits during a three-run fifth, but Jeremy Guthrie yielded a pair of two-run home runs in the Royals' 4-3 loss to the Indians on Monday night.

  • First-base coach Kuntz out with broken arm

    Royals first-base coach Rusty Kuntz sustained a broken left arm after being struck by a line drive off the bat of catcher Salvador Perez during batting practice prior to Monday night's 4-3 loss to the Indians. Kuntz will undergo surgery on Wednesday morning.

  • Dyson set to platoon in center with Maxwell

    Jarrod Dyson rejoined the Royals on Monday and was in center field against the Indians in the series opener. Dyson missed the home series against the Twins while on bereavement leave. To clear roster space, left-handed pitcher Justin Marks was returned to Triple-A Omaha.

  • Royals Minor League report: April 21

    Omaha was held to two hits and a walk in a home loss. Francisco Pena singled in the third and Brian Fletcher added the second hit in the fifth.

  • Squirrel avoids contact in Royals-Indians tilt

    At least no baseball struck the squirrel that cavorted on the field during the Royals-Indians game on Monday night. The same couldn't be said for a seagull that intervened in their game on June 10, 2009, at Progressive Field. In fact, the seagull proved to be in play in that contest.

  • The K ready for Hall of Fame Classic

    Billed as "The National College Baseball Hall of Fame Classic at The K," Missouri and Wichita State will converge at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday to represent the Southeastern Conference and Missouri Valley Conference, respectively.

  • Royals remember on day of Boston Marathon

    With the running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, the tragedy of 2013 was a year away but it was remembered well by the Royals, who last year became witnesses and participants in the aftermath as they became the first team to visit Boston following the bombings.