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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:10:56 EDTWhile Josh Staumont's chances of posting an ERA of 0.00 in the Arizona Fall League came to an end on Saturday, the Royals' No. 10 prospect still was plenty good for Surprise in a 10-8 win over Glendale
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:22:58 EDTWhat are GM Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost's future plans with the Royals? Beat reporter Jeffrey Flanagan answers this question and more in the Inbox.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:05:57 EDTIn the Surprise Saguaros 3-1 win over the Salt River Rafters Monday afternoon, Royals No. 10 prospect Josh Staumont threw four shutout innings, allowing the Rafters just one hit.
Sat, 8 Oct 2016 20:22:26 EDTDid outfielder Jarrod Dyson make the year's best defensive play? Vote now to help Dyson win big in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards, the baseball industry's ultimate honors.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:07:15 EDTBret Saberhagen enjoyed a career in which he was a three-time All-Star and two-time winner of the American League Cy Young Award. He pitched in the postseason with the Royals (1984, '85), Rockies ('95) and Red Sox ('98, '99). He is the subject of this week's Q&A.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:22:43 EDTCorey Toups, the Royals' No. 30 prospect, picked up three hits for the Saguaros as Surprise and Peoria played to a 7-7 tie in 11 innings on Wednesday afternoon at the Peoria Sports Complex.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:00:00 EDTThird baseman Hunter Dozier and left-hander Matt Strahm have been named MLB Pipeline's Royals player and pitcher of the year.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 18:28:54 EDTRoyals right-hander Chris Young underwent successful surgery to repair his bilateral core and right-sided adductor, the club announced Tuesday.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:17:46 EDTWho do the Royals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Kansas City's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 23:15:44 EDTThe spotlight may shine on the Arizona Fall League more than ever in the prospect circuit's 25th season. Usually packed with phenoms, the league has even more blue-chip prospects than usual. And, as you may have heard, a certain Heisman Trophy winner will take the next step in his baseball development with the Scottsdale Scorpions.
Thu, 6 Oct 2016 13:32:14 EDTAbout 42,000 vehicles cross the Broadway Bridge each day. It is, by far, the busiest bridge in the area, as it connects one community to another.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 15:15:52 EDTRoyals general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost held their season-ending news conference at Kauffman Stadium on Monday morning, both expressing disappointment and sadness about the end to the 2016 season.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 20:41:49 EDTAs the losses piled up during a rough 7-19 July, Royals All-Star catcher Salvador Perez attempted to analyze what had been ailing the defending World Series champions.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 19:19:19 EDTFollowing a 3-2 win over the Royals on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium, the Indians had to sit and wait for the results of the Blue Jays-Red Sox game in Boston before knowing whether they'd clinched home-field advantage in the American League Division Series against Boston.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 20:43:25 EDTAs the Royals made their final road trip of 2016 through Cleveland and Detroit, a contingent of the team's front office, led by general manager Dayton Moore, made the trip as well, huddling for the final regular-season organizational meetings. No doubt those meetings involved discussions of what went wrong in 2016, as well as what could go right in '17.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 14:22:08 EDTThe National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced Monday that 10 individuals have been named to the Today's Game Era ballot, to be voted on during the Winter Meetings in December.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:51:05 EDTRoyals center fielder Jarrod Dyson may have saved his best for last.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:35:35 EDTEric Hosmer is the Royals candidate for the Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each league. Voting ends Oct. 14. Cast your ballot now.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 14:35:53 EDTRoyals right-hander Dillon Gee was back in the clubhouse Sunday morning and was feeling relieved that his blood clot issue was being resolved.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 07:54:00 EDTAs a manager, coach and player, Ned Yost has been to a total of eight World Series. He discusses that and more in this week's Q&A.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 23:15:13 EDTIn a 6-3 win for the Indians, Trevor Bauer provided Cleveland with a quality start, allowing three runs over six innings with nine strikeouts. The next time Bauer starts will be against the Red Sox in Game 1 of the ALDS on Thursday. Corey Kluber will start Game 2 on Friday.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:45:41 EDTWhen the Royals were holding their organizational meetings last winter and trying to construct the 2016 team, outfielder Paulo Orlando wasn't a prime conversation topic.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:30:01 EDTIn a game with postseason implications, and ace Corey Kluber temporarily out of the rotation, the Indians handed the ball to a rookie. Lefty Ryan Merritt was up for the challenge, turning in a strong effort that fueled a 7-2 win over the Royals on Friday night.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:15:33 EDTAfter nine straight losses at Kauffman Stadium, the Twins rallied for three runs in the ninth off Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera to secure a 7-6 win in the series finale on Thursday night.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:45:35 EDTOne of the pleasant surprises for Royals manager Ned Yost in 2016 has been the emergence of right-hander Peter Moylan.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:08:56 EDTThe Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth -- fueled by an RBI double from Kendrys Morales and a two-run single from Alex Gordon -- to beat the Twins, 5-2, on Wednesday night, their fourth straight win. But the Royals were eliminated from postseason contention as Baltimore beat Toronto.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:05:26 EDTThe Royals truly believe they went out like champions. The defending World Series champions were officially were eliminated from postseason play despite Wednesday's 5-2 win over Minnesota. Baltimore also won, ending the Royals' dreams of going to a third straight World Series.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:57:01 EDTThe Royals certainly have missed Mike Moustakas, lost for the season in May after knee surgery. They missed Alex Gordon when he was out five weeks and closer Wade Davis when he was on two DL stints. But if there was one guy the Royals missed the most it likely was center fielder Lorenzo Cain.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:15:27 EDTWith the Royals' elimination from the American League Wild Card race on Wednesday, Major League Baseball's record for consecutive years without a repeat champion officially increased to 16 -- one behind the National Hockey League for the longest among North American professional sports -- as an overall era of competitive balance takes unprecedented hold.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:31:51 EDTRoyals right-hander Dillon Gee has been shut down for the season after being diagnosed with blood clots after Sunday's game in Detroit. Manager Ned Yost also indicated that outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who has been dealing with a Grade 2 sprain of his left hand, is also officially shut down for the season.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:35:55 EDTOne of the great ambassadors for baseball and for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Buck O'Neil, will have the Broadway Bridge in Kansas City named after him. The dedication ceremony will take place Thursday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. CT at the Negro League Baseball Museum.