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7/22/2016 | Duffy is Royals' stopper with emotional outing

As Royals starter Danny Duffy took the mound for the series opener against the Rangers on Friday night, there was more on his mind than the performance ahead. About a week earlier, Duffy said he had learned that Liam Shipley, a child he had met just a month ago, had died after a battle with Leukemia.


7/22/2016 | Cain keeps working toward return to Royals

As the Royals gathered at the White House to celebrate their 2015 World Series championship on Thursday, there were a few faces missing, notably outfielder Lorenzo Cain.


7/22/2016 | Hamels, Ventura looking to get on track in series rematch

Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will square off against Rangers lefty Cole Hamels in the middle game of the series on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.


7/22/2016 | Duffy flusters Rangers as Royals strike early

Royals starter Danny Duffy held the Rangers to one run in 6 2/3 innings and won his fifth straight decision in a 3-1 victory on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. First-place Texas has now lost 15 of its last 19 games.


7/22/2016 | Brigham, Renfroe among top prospect performers Thursday

It's been a stellar month for Marlins No. 24 prospect Jeff Brigham. The 24-year-old righty turned in yet another impressive performance Thursday, tossing seven scoreless innings and striking out a season-best 10 batters.


7/21/2016 | Royals' White House visit special to Earnest

About five minutes into White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest's daily press briefing on Thursday, he suddenly was interrupted by the presence of Royals manager Ned Yost, first baseman Eric Hosmer and catcher Salvador Perez.


7/21/2016 | Royals' long, euphoric road ends at White House

President Obama stood there smiling and playful in front of the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, leading the audience in cheers for catcher Salvador Perez and first baseman Eric Hosmer, for general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost and all the rest. This is one of the rites of passage for a World Series champion.


7/21/2016 | Bo debuts new PSA on MLB Central

Baseball and football icon Bo Jackson joined MLB Network on Thursday morning, debuting a public service announcement encouraging the employment of people with disabilities.


7/21/2016 | Royal greeting: Obama fetes world champs

Of all places, in the famed East Room of the White House, a "Let's go Royals" chant broke out as the players, coaches and front-office staff took the stage Thursday to be honored for their 2015 World Series championship.


7/19/2016 | Fifth starter spot remains question for Royals

With left-hander Brian Flynn providing several solid outings of multi-inning relief throughout this season, there was hope that he might be able to help ease the Royals' fifth starter woes, even if it was just for a spot start.


7/19/2016 | Pipeline preview: Thompson takes hill for IronPigs

Phillies No. 2 prospect Jake Thompson looks to continue his strong recent stretch against Indianapolis at 1:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


7/19/2016 | Minor looks good during live batting practice

Royals left-hander Mike Minor threw a live batting practice session prior to Tuesday's game against the Indians at Kauffman Stadium.


7/19/2016 | Indians, Royals set to conclude important division series

As the Indians and Royals square off in the rubber game on Wednesday afternoon, there's a sense of familiarity in the air. The game will mark the 13th between the division rivals this year as Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy faces righty Carlos Carrasco at Kauffman Stadium.


7/19/2016 | MLBPAA announces team winners of 2016 Heart and Hustle Award

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) announced the 30 preliminary winners of the 2016 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday, honoring one player from each of the 30 Major League teams.


7/19/2016 | Zimmer has thoracic outlet syndrome, out for season

Right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' No. 2-ranked prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, has been diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome and will miss the remainder of the season.


7/18/2016 | Dyson's 1st slam truly memorable for Royals

Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson remembers every grand slam he's hit in his professional career. The list isn't very long.


7/18/2016 | Kendrys day to day with right foot contusion

After fouling a pitch off the laces on his right foot in the fifth inning, Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales was eventually replaced by pinch-hitter Christian Colon in a 7-3 win over the Indians on Monday night.


7/18/2016 | Salazar well rested as Indians square off against Royals

Indians right-hander Danny Salazar will face Royals lefty Brian Flynn, who is the eighth different starter for Kansas City this season, as the series resumes on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.


7/18/2016 | Royals tab Flynn to make first start since '14

Left-hander Brian Flynn, acquired after the 2014 season from the Marlins, will make his first start for the Royals on Tuesday night against the Indians, manager Ned Yost said.


7/18/2016 | Royals claim Tepesch off waivers from A's

Kansas City claimed right-handed pitcher Nick Tepesch off waivers from Oakland and optioned him to Triple-A Omaha, the Royals announced on Monday.


7/17/2016 | Royals disagree with balk called on Ventura

The biggest moment of the game in the eyes of the Royals during their 4-2 loss to Detroit on Sunday at Comerica Park wasn't Jarrod Saltalamacchia's walk-off two-run homer. The Royals viewed a somewhat bizarre bases-loaded balk call on starter Yordano Ventura in the third inning as the key moment.


7/17/2016 | Salty drives walk-off HR to propel Tigers over KC

The first RBI of Sunday afternoon for the Tigers came on the last swing of the day. Jarrod Saltalamacchia's two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth was a walk-off blast, sending Detroit to a 4-2 win over Kansas City to take the three-game series at Comerica Park.


7/17/2016 | Volquez takes on Kluber, first-place Indians

It appears Edinson Volquez has returned to form after his rough start against the Astros last month. He looks to build on three straight starts in which he has gone at least six innings when the Royals host Corey Kluber and the first-place Indians on Monday to open a nine-game homestand.


7/16/2016 | Royals get bats rolling to even set with Tigers

There would be no late-inning comeback for the Tigers this time around. The Royals made sure of it, scoring five runs in 1 2/3 innings against Mike Pelfrey before adding on with a three-run fifth inning for an 8-4 win on Saturday night at Comerica Park.


7/16/2016 | Fulmer seeking home cooking in finale with Royals

Michael Fulmer ended his first half of the season by picking up two road wins. On Sunday, he will look to earn his first home win since June 6 when the Tigers face righty Yordano Ventura and the Royals at Comerica Park.




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