K.C. Royals

Royals clip Cleveland, keep pace
September 23, 2014
With another win, the Royals stepped closer to history and a playoff berth. They’ve got a much bigger goal in mind.
Royals split, gain ground
September 23, 2014
Danny Duffy pushed the Royals a little closer to the top in the AL Central and nearer their first playoff appearance in 29 years.
Royals avoid sweep, 5-2
September 22, 2014
Each win moves the Royals one step closer to the end of their long playoff drought, and Sunday was a big one.
Royals, ‘Big Game’ come up short
September 21, 2014
James “Big Game” Shields came up just short in the Kansas City Royals’ biggest game of the season.
Tigers rough up Vargas, Royals
September 20, 2014
The Detroit Tigers insisted that they weren’t trying to make a statement. They did anyway.
Royals, Tigers ready for pivotal series
September 19, 2014
A victory Wednesday over the White Sox allowed Kansas City to claw within a half-game of Detroit in the AL Central and set up arguably the biggest series at Kauffman Stadium in decades. The two teams open a pivotal three-game series Friday with just over a week left in the season.
Aoki, K.C. sail past Sox
September 17, 2014
Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.
Royals fall to Sox, miss chance to gain
September 17, 2014
Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals’ dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.
Royals speed past White Sox late, 4-3
September 16, 2014
Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
Nava slam sinks Royals
September 15, 2014
The Kansas City Royals have not been to the playoffs in 29 years and are skidding towards a 30th straight season.
Royals cruise past Red Sox
September 14, 2014
Jeremy Guthrie walked out to the mound for the second inning and found he had something rare for a Kansas City Royals pitcher — a two-run lead.
Royals fall out of first
September 13, 2014
One season after winning the World Series, the Boston Red Sox are playing spoiler — and doing all they can to extend a playoff drought in Kansas City that’s lasted nearly three decades.
Bosox upend sloppy Royals
September 12, 2014
When you are managing a team in playoff contention for the first time in decades, you are bound to be second-guessed by fans whenever your team struggles. Ned Yost just wasn’t expecting it in his postgame news conference.
Shields, K.C. tame Tigers
September 10, 2014
James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit, 3-2, on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.
Scherzer escapes jam; Tigers turn back Royals
September 10, 2014
Max Scherzer figured he had squandered another lead when Alex Gordon’s fifth-inning drive sailed down the line in right field.