K.C. Royals

Gordon’s walk-off HR lifts Royals to 2-1 win
August 27, 2014
Alcides Escobar led off with a blooper to shallow right for a single, and Alex Gordon swatted the second pitch he saw over the right-field wall to give the AL Central-leading Royals a dramatic 2-1 victory over Minnesota — and help them avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.
Ventura to miss one start
August 27, 2014
The Royals are skipping right-hander Yordano Ventura’s next turn in the rotation to rest his sore back, clearing the way for Liam Hendriks to make his first start for the club since arriving in a trade from Toronto.
Hosmer cleared to swing
August 26, 2014
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been cleared to begin swinging a bat after missing the past month because of a stress fracture in his right hand.
Yanks spank Royals, 8-1
August 26, 2014
Michael Pineda wound up pitching into the seventh inning Monday night to win for the first time since April 16, helping New York beat the Kansas City Royals 8-1 for its fifth straight win.
Royals miss out on sweep
August 25, 2014
The Royals are headed home with a two-game lead over Detroit in the AL Central, even after a 3-1 loss Sunday to the Texas Rangers.
Guthrie baffles Rangers in Royals’ 6-3 victory
August 23, 2014
Jeremy Guthrie gave up a home run on his first pitch and not much else, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the Texas Rangers, 6-3, Saturday night for their 24th win in 30 games.
Ventura, Royals win again
August 23, 2014
Yordano Ventura still reverts to being the rookie pitcher he is for the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals. The hard-throwing right-hander also keeps winning.
Rockies cool off Royals
August 21, 2014
Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.
Infante powers Royals, 7-4
August 20, 2014
Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.
Sub Kratz keeps Royals rolling
August 19, 2014
Erik Kratz had played in only five games for Kansas City since being acquired from Toronto in a trade on July 28. But the big guy always stayed ready, and that discipline paid off Monday night to keep the Royals rolling.
Seven-run second keys Royals’ rout
August 18, 2014
The Kansas City Royals scored seven runs in the second inning. Then they really started hitting the ball.
Suzuki redeems himself as Twins top Royals
August 17, 2014
Kurt Suzuki rarely makes errors or hits home runs. He did both on Saturday night, and the homer made up for a bad throw that could have cost Minnesota another game.
Willingham keys big inning; Royals extend Central lead
August 16, 2014
Josh Willingham returned to Target Field and hit a three-run double in Kansas City’s five-run fourth inning, and the surging Royals hung on to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5.
Royals keep sizzling, upend A’s again
August 15, 2014
The Kansas City Royals didn’t let Jarrod Dyson’s defensive miscue slow them down on Thursday.
Vargas, Royals shut down A’s
August 13, 2014
The crowd roared as Jason Vargas emerged from the dugout for the ninth inning, the Kansas City Royals trying to hold onto a 3-0 lead over the Oakland Athletics in a matchup of playoff hopefuls. Five pitches later, the crowd roared even louder.