K.C. Royals

Solid bullpen saves Royals
April 20, 2014
Royals manager Ned Yost turned to pitching coach Dave Eiland in the fifth inning Saturday and told him that Kansas City was going to have to protect a one-run lead against Minnesota. The way his bullpen has been going, there was no need to worry.
Royals top Twins, 5-0
April 19, 2014
Jason Vargas began tinkering sometime between the second and third inning, after his pitch count had risen perilously high yet he’d managed to wiggle out of three straight jams. Whatever he did seemed to work.
Royals complete sweep of Astros
April 18, 2014
James Shields kept the Houston Astros off-balance all night. Then late in Thursday’s 5-1 win, the Kansas City ace really heated up. He struck out the side in the sixth and did the same in the seventh before striking out the first batter in the eighth to make it seven in a row. Astro after Astro simply watched the pitches zip past them — five players in that span struck out looking.
Royals edge Astros in 11
April 17, 2014
Mike Moustakas homered in the 11th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
Royals top Astros; Ventura wins first
April 16, 2014
Rookie Yordano Ventura threw seven solid innings for his first major-league win to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Twins trounce Royals
April 13, 2014
After adding Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes in the offseason, the Twins expected their rotation to be better. Instead, the offense has been the biggest turnaround for Minnesota.
Gordon’s homer sparks Royals
April 9, 2014
Alex Gordon’s three-run shot, the first home run by Kansas City this season, highlighted a five-run fifth inning Wednesday, and carried the Royals to a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Royals’ Infante has sprained jaw
April 9, 2014
Kansas City’s Omar Infante has a sprained jaw and needed six stitches to close a cut opened when he was hit by a Heath Bell pitch.
Sale, Chisox trip K.C.
April 6, 2014
Chris Sale knew he had to pitch his best Sunday with James Shields starting for the Kansas City Royals.
Royals clutch in 4-3 win
April 6, 2014
Salvador Perez came up with the winning hit right after Nori Aoki made the game-saving catch.
Royals pick up first victory of season in home debut
April 5, 2014
Alex Gordon got the big hit and Norichika Aoki and Omar Infante spent all day setting the table. Gordon hit a three-run double in the first inning and Jeremy Guthrie pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 in their home opener Friday.
Royals shift focus to home opener
April 4, 2014
It will take more than a couple of bitter, one-run defeats in Motown to make the Kansas City Royals feel any less optimistic about what could be a watershed season.
Royals-Tigers finale rained out
April 4, 2014
Thursday’s game between the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals was postponed because of rain.
Tigers slip past Royals
April 3, 2014
Under last year’s rules, the Kansas City Royals would have had men on first and third with two out in the 10th inning of a tie game. Instead, their rally ended after a replay review — but that was OK with manager Ned Yost.
Royals trip in season opener at Detroit
April 1, 2014
There would be no easing into the 2014 season for Greg Holland. Kansas City’s star reliever was called on in the ninth inning with the potential winning run already at third, and Detroit’s Alex Gonzalez greeted him with a single to left that gave the Tigers a 4-3 victory over the Royals on opening day Monday.