5/2/2015 | After duel, Volquez hard-luck loser vs. Price
In his first start since serving a five-game suspension, Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez was solid again. It just so happened he went up against Detroit's David Price, who was even better. Vargas threw six strong innings, but in a 2-1 loss to the Tigers on Saturday.
5/2/2015 | Holland on target, feels good after sim game
Royals closer Greg Holland threw a simulated game Saturday and reported all went well. Royals manager Ned Yost is hoping Holland will be ready by Tuesday.
5/2/2015 | Young headed back to 'pen after strong start
Any Royals fans clamoring for manager Ned Yost to put Chris Young in the rotation will just have to wait. Yost won't have a short hook with No. 4 starter Jason Vargas or No. 5 starter Jeremy Guthrie.
5/2/2015 | Alex Gordon Classic benefits cancer research
Alex Gordon arrived at the Mid-America Sports Complex in suburban Johnson County on Saturday to salute a cluster of wide-eyed youth baseball players who have gathered for the inaugural Alex Gordon Classic. which is raising funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and the fight against childhood cancer.
5/2/2015 | Sanchez, Tigers vying for split vs. Guthrie, Royals
Anibal Sanchez gets the start for the Tigers on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium as Detroit tries to split the four-game series against Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals.
5/2/2015 | Price too much for Royals
Detroit left-hander David Price threw a complete-game five-hitter and won his third game of the year as the Tigers beat the Royals, 2-1, on Saturday night in front of 38,692 fans at Kauffman Stadium.
5/2/2015 | Royals Minor League report: May 1
Omaha is 1-1 at Colorado Springs after a lopsided loss on Friday. Colorado native Luke Hochevar continued his rehab assignment, allowing seven runs. Four of his five outs were strikeouts.
5/2/2015 | Madson, Young are rewarding Royals' faith
Kendrys Morales was an easy decision, but Chris Young and Ryan Madson are two rewarding decisions for the Royals in the opening weeks of the defense of the American League pennant they claimed a year ago.
5/1/2015 | Miggy loses fierce battle with Royals' Herrera
Miguel Cabrera-Kelvin Herrera won't show up on the undercard for Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao. Yet on a night when Chris Young and Ryan Madson no-hit the Tigers for seven innings, it set up as the main event in the Royals' 4-1 win on Friday night.
5/1/2015 | Young simply 'spot' on in KC rotation debut
This was exactly the type of spot start the Royals and manager Ned Yost were hoping for from Chris Young. And obviously, it was even better than they imagined, as he fired five hitless frames with nine strikeouts in a 4-1 win over the Tigers on Friday night.
5/1/2015 | Royals lose no-hit bid in 8th, but tame Tigers
Spot starter Chris Young fanned nine in five hitless innings, while reliever Kelvin Herrera escaped a big bases-loaded jam in the eighth as the Royals held on for a 4-1 win over the Tigers on Friday night. Nick Castellanos' single broke up the no-no in the eighth.
5/1/2015 | Price looking to right ship against red-hot Royals
Southpaw David Price makes his first start at Kauffman Stadium as the Tigers look to solve Edinson Volquez and the Royals on Saturday in the third of a four-game set.
5/1/2015 | Royals place Escobar on 7-day disabled list
The Royals placed shortstop Alcides Escobar on the seven-day concussion disabled list on Friday and recalled infielder Orlando Calixte from Triple-A Omaha.
5/1/2015 | Moustakas, Davis earn Royals' April honors
Third baseman Mike Moustakas was named Royals Player of the Month for April, while right-hander Wade Davis received the honor as Royals Pitcher of the Month.
5/1/2015 | Royals make statement against Tigers
The Royals' quest for respect took a giant step forward on Thursday night, when they thumped the Tigers, 8-1, in their first matchup of the season against the four-time defending American League Central champs.
5/1/2015 | Circumstances have Young, Lobstein in spotlight
Chris Young spent his opening month pitching out of the Royals' bullpen. Kyle Lobstein spent his Opening Day heading to Triple-A Toledo. Thanks to circumstances, they find themselves poised to pitch in the renewal of the Tigers-Royals clash on Friday night in the second part in the four-game series.
5/1/2015 | Duffy's deep outing gives bullpen a rest
With their closer on the disabled list and the bullpen as a whole weary from overuse, the Royals really needed a long outing from Danny Duffy on Thursday night. And Duffy gave them just that, matching a career high by going seven-plus innings against the Tigers in an 8-1 win.