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Royals travel north to take on Jays

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:59:49 EDT

As the Royals prepare for the first game of a three-game set with the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Rogers Centre, questions remain about who will take the hill for them.



Inbox: What's in store for the Royals' rotation?

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:11:47 EDT

What's ahead for Royals' rotation next season? Who will be the club's closer in 2018? Beat reporter Jeff Flanagan answers fans' questions in the latest Inbox.



Duffy 'at home on mound' in return from DL

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:15:33 EDT

In his first start since Aug. 22, one might have expected Royals left-hander Danny Duffy to show some rust.



Moss rallies late, but KC comes up short

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:25:57 EDT

What was official on Saturday was celebrated the next day as the newly crowned American League Central champion Indians took care of business in a 3-2 win over the Royals at Progressive Field on Sunday. Ace Corey Kluber spun yet another gem, and the Indians celebrated their accomplishment with the long-awaited champagne showers in the clubhouse.



Royals can't recover from Indians' 4-run 6th

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:35:50 EDT

Thanks to more clutch hitting from Francisco Lindor, the Indians rolled to an 8-4 win over the Royals on Saturday at Progressive Field.



Whit uses swim move to avoid tag at second

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:33:15 EDT

Whit uses swim move to avoid tag at second



Hammel laments pitch to Lindor in pivotal 6th

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 20:20:40 EDT

Right-hander Jason Hammel will be haunted by one pitch in Saturday's 8-4 loss to the Indians at Progressive Field.



Royals' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 3 Mar 2017 19:26:59 EDT

Who 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.



Minor in line to be Royals' full-time closer?

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:45:35 EDT

What Royals fans saw out of left-hander Mike Minor in a closer's role in the 4-3 win over the Indians on Friday night had to make more than a few wonder: With that type of electric stuff, could Minor become a full-time closer?



Streak busters: Cain's single helps lift Royals

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:45:44 EDT

With a 4-3 victory on Friday night, the Royals halted the Indians' AL-record run of 22 consecutive wins.



Royals take pride in ending Tribe's record run

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:50:45 EDT

With the Royals clinging to a one-run lead with two out and the potential tying run on first in the ninth inning, Indians leadoff man Francisco Lindor stepped to the plate on Friday night at Progressive Field.



Salvy going day to day with intercostal injury

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:35:32 EDT

Royals catcher Salvador Perez, who was removed from Thursday night's game against the Indians after aggravating an intercostal strain, was not in the starting lineup on Friday, either.



Bullpen can't deny Indians for solid Junis

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:31:07 EDT

The Indians rallied for one run in the ninth inning and pulled off The Streak's first walk-off in the 10th, when Jay Bruce delivered the decisive run-scoring double to seal a 3-2 victory that extended Cleveland's American League-record winning streak to 22 games.



Quick decision in left doesn't go Royals' way

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:55:25 EDT

Royals closer Kelvin Herrera was within one strike of ending the Indians' winning streak at 21 games Thursday night at Progressive Field. But a 2-2 pitch to Francisco Lindor with two outs and pinch-runner Erik Gonzalez on first was about two inches lower than he wanted it. Herrera wanted to go up and away, but the two-seamer sank back down where Lindor could reach it, and he shot a fly ball toward the left-field corner.



Moose pushes through pain for playoff push

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:42:44 EDT

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas has been hobbled by a right knee injury for weeks, but he continues to grind his way through the discomfort and play regularly. Moustakas said he does so for one reason: His teammates.



KC rallies late, but WC hopes take hit

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:52:31 EDT

Jose Abreu drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, scoring Tim Anderson, and the White Sox held off the Royals, 5-3, on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.



Royals 'pen has bite despite needing rest

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 21:19:52 EDT

What the Royals really needed with a depleted bullpen on Wednesday was some length from starter Eric Skoglund. They didn't get it, as Skoglund went just three innings.



Dream team: Morin records K in KC debut

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:37:45 EDT

Left-hander Mike Morin fulfilled a lifelong dream when he arrived in the Royals clubhouse on Wednesday morning.



Moss powers WC-seeking Royals to grand win

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:10:53 EDT

Brandon Moss blasted a grand slam in the first inning, and left-hander Scott Alexander escaped a major jam in the ninth as the Royals held on for a 4-3 win over the White Sox on Tuesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.



Great escape: Alexander dodges trouble in 9th

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:51:20 EDT

For the first time in his career, left-hander Scott Alexander got a save opportunity with a clean inning, trying to protect a 4-3 Royals lead over the White Sox in the ninth Tuesday.



Royals release 2018 schedule

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:06:50 EDT

The Royals will open the 2018 season at Kauffman Stadium against the White Sox on Thursday, March 29, the league announced Tuesday.



Royals claim RHP Morin, designate Garcia

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:40:18 EDT

The Royals on Tuesday claimed right-hander Mike Morin from the Angels and designated left-hander Onelki Garcia for assignment.



Hammel: Royals need to forget tough night

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:30:41 EDT

No one was more puzzled by his outing on Monday night against the White Sox than Royals right-hander Jason Hammel.



Royals slip against Sox, fall in Wild Card race

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 02:05:50 EDT

Jose Abreu had the seventh four-hit game of his career, Yoan Moncada had his first career three-hit game, and the White Sox belted out 17 hits on their way to an 11-3 rout of the Royals on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium.



Royals, White Sox remember heroes on 9/11

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:50:09 EDT

The White Sox and Royals moved up their batting practice schedules on Monday for an extremely important reason. On the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States, the date was marked at Kauffman Stadium by pregame ceremonies that included a moment of silence and the "We Shall Not Forget" silhouetted batter ribbon.



Surging Hosmer earns AL honors for week

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:03:54 EDT

Eric Hosmer is playing some of the best baseball of his life right now, and it's coming at the best time -- with his Royals fighting for a playoff spot and at the tail end of a contract year.



Vargas' resurgence comes at perfect time

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:41:43 EDT

Jason Vargas provided his best outing since July 28 (six innings, one run) as he held the Twins to one run and four hits over five innings Sunday in an 11-3 win.



Royals pounce on Colon, Twins in series finale

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:58:30 EDT

The Royals jumped all over Bartolo Colon early, knocking him out in the second inning with a six-run outburst en route to an 11-3 win to split the four-game series at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday.



Q&A: Former Royal Balboni on career, Moose

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 10:30:37 EDT

Now an advance scout with the Giants, former slugger Steve Balboni discussed the power demands of the Royals in this week's Q&A.



Gordon's jack, 3-run 8th help KC gain in WC

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 00:40:56 EDT

Alex Gordon belted a tying homer in the seventh and Eric Hosmer providing a go-ahead single as part of a three-run eighth as the Royals rallied for a 5-2 win over the Twins on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.



Junis delivers in big spot for Royals' rotation

Sat, 9 Sep 2017 23:10:30 EDT

The Royals, with a depleted bullpen, desperately needed a starter to give them some length on Saturday night against the Twins. And rookie Jakob Junis stepped up and did just that, tossing 6 1/3 innings while giving up eight hits and two runs in a 5-2 victory.



Hosmer's jack can't help Royals solve Twins

Sat, 9 Sep 2017 01:30:21 EDT

Eddie Rosario homered and drove in four runs, while Eduardo Escobar added three hits, including a solo homer, as the Twins hung on for an 8-5 win over the Royals to extend their winning streak to three games on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.



Royals opt for committee with closer's role

Sat, 9 Sep 2017 01:50:31 EDT

A day after right-hander Kelvin Herrera suffered his fourth blown save of the season in a 4-2 loss to the Twins, Royals manager Ned Yost said on Friday that he was making a change with the closer's role.