K.C. Royals

Aoki lifts Royals over Indians in 14th inning
July 25, 2014
Nori Aoki singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 14th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over Cleveland after Indians starter Corey Kluber carried a perfect game into the seventh inning on Thursday night.
Royals slide past Chisox, 2-1
July 24, 2014
It took a hard slide for the Kansas City Royals to end their skid.
Moustakas’ homers spark Royals, 7-1
July 23, 2014
When the Chicago White Sox scheduled Greek Heritage Night for Tuesday, they probably didn’t consider that Mike Moustakas would be in the visiting dugout.
Chisox keep Royals sliding
July 22, 2014
Chris Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star break and Adam Dunn had two RBIs and scored a run to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-1 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
Lester, Bosox punctuate sweep with shutout
July 20, 2014
Kansas City’s Billy Butler summed up Jon Lester’s performance, paused for a few seconds, and realized it was a lost weekend for the Royals.
Royals drop another tight one
July 20, 2014
Tight games aren’t going the Kansas City Royals’ way this season.
Yost’s gamble leads to Royals loss
July 19, 2014
Kansas City manager Ned Yost thought he made the right move by bringing in left-hander Scott Downs to pitch in the sixth inning. He was wrong. Right-handed hitting Jonny Gomes pinch hit for lefty Jackie Bradley Jr. and hit a go-ahead two-run homer that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the Royals on Friday night.
Royals trade for Rangers reliever Frasor
July 17, 2014
The Kansas City Royals have gotten some relief help, acquiring veteran reliever Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers for Triple-A right-hander Spencer Patton.
Glass-is-half-full Royals avoid sweep
July 14, 2014
Despite being only two games above .500 and facing a 6 1/2-game deficit against first-place Detroit, the Kansas City Royals believe they have their rivals right where they want them.
Tigers tame Royals, 5-1
July 13, 2014
This was supposed to be Kansas City’s most important series in at least a decade, a matchup against Detroit that featured the top two teams in the AL Central. However, after a lackluster 5-1 loss to the Tigers on Saturday night dropped that dropped the Royals 7 1/2 games back, Kansas City is facing at the possibility of getting swept in the four-game series.
Tigers squeak past Kansas City, 2-1
July 12, 2014
Anibal Sanchez and the Tigers bullpen wiggled out of jams in every inning, Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera drove in a run apiece, and that was just enough to give the AL Central-leading Tigers a 2-1 victory over the second-place Royals.
Tigers trounce Royals, 16-4, in series opener
July 10, 2014
Perhaps the Royals should lobby to play all their games against Detroit on the road. For the fourth straight time, the Tigers waltzed into Kauffman Stadium and made themselves feel right at home. They piled up 19 hits, set a season high for runs and rolled to a 16-4 win Thursday night that extended their AL Central lead to 5 1/2 games over Kansas City.
Perez homers in 9th; Royals win, 5-4
July 10, 2014
Salvador Perez gave the Royals a late lift Wednesday night heading into a key midseason series.
Royals come up short of Rays, 4-3
July 8, 2014
Lorenzo Cain’s perfect leadoff night wasn’t enough for the Kansas City Royals, who had men on base in every inning Tuesday night in a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Royals’ Shields sparkles in return to St. Pete
July 7, 2014
Back on the mound at Tropicana Field, Kansas City’s James Shield looked and felt right at home.