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Last Build Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:46:24 EDT

 



Colon loses bid to start, aims for reserve role

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:36:48 EDT

It is hard for Royals infielder Christian Colon to hide the disappointment.



Royals smash four home runs against A's

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:33:13 EDT

Mike Moustakas, Paulo Orlando, Brandon Moss and Alcides Escobar homered for the Royals, who tagged A's No. 4 starter Andrew Triggs for eight runs in a 10-3 victory at Hohokam Stadium on Monday afternoon.



Royals going with Mondesi at second base

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:21:42 EDT

The intense and complicated battle for the Royals' second-base job is over. Manager Ned Yost named 21-year-old Raul Mondesi his starter Monday morning.



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Fri, 3 Mar 2017 19:26:49 EDT

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Royals' moves open door for Moylan in 'pen

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:50:00 EDT

The Royals made several roster moves Monday morning that appear to pave the way for veteran reliever Peter Moylan to emerge with the final bullpen spot.



Soler might open season on disabled list

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:16:44 EDT

Royals outfielder Jorge Soler sustained an oblique strain in his final at-bat in a Minor League game on Sunday and could start the regular season on the disabled list, manager Ned Yost said.



Time running out for core as free agency nears

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:22:54 EDT

It has been well-documented that, to some degree, the Royals' window of opportunity could close after 2017.



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.



Hammel displays new changeup

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:29:06 EDT

The only result Royals right-hander Jason Hammel was worried about Sunday in an 8-7 victory over the Angels was how effective his changeup would be.



Franco lifts Royals in 9th; Moss, Orlando homer

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:57:52 EDT




Amped-up Kennedy lights out this spring

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:08:26 EDT

You wouldn't blame Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy if he preferred to simply stay in Arizona while the rest of the team prepares to break camp this week. Kennedy has been that good this spring. In 17 1/3 innings, Kennedy has not allowed a run.



Royals tab Duffy for Opening Day start

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:07:02 EDT

Royals manager Ned Yost finally made official Saturday what everyone in Royals camp already knew -- that left-hander Danny Duffy would be his Opening Day starter on April 3 in Minnesota.



Kennedy stays hot; Mondesi hits walk-off

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:31:09 EDT

After nine-and-a-half scoreless innings, Royals second baseman Raul Mondesi finally broke the deadlock against the Brewers.



Duffy would do Classic again in a heartbeat

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:22:03 EDT

When it was over, when the United States had beaten Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to capture the World Baseball Classic title, left-hander Danny Duffy had one more mission to complete.



Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft

Fri, 3 Mar 2017 19:27:13 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Royals' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.



Brewers-Royals game descended upon by swarm of bees

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:02:33 EDT

Brewers-Royals game descended upon by swarm of bees



Hosmer has done it all at every level

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:43:28 EDT

Eric Hosmer's championship quest now is complete. With the World Baseball Classic title in hand, Hosmer believes he has won it all at every level.



Orlando, Duffy strong against Mariners

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:02:59 EDT

Kyle Seager continued warming up with his first Cactus League home run and Hisashi Iwakuma pitched 5 2/3 strong innings on Friday afternoon as a Mariners split squad topped the Royals, 4-1, at Peoria Stadium.



Perez returns behind the plate

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:05:27 EDT

A familiar face was behind the plate for the Royals on Friday -- All-Star catcher Salvador Perez



Hosmer among All-Classic Team standouts

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:14 EDT

Following a thrilling World Baseball Classic that culminated in the United States winning its first title thanks to Wednesday's 8-0 win over Puerto Rico, World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) announced the All-World Baseball Classic Team.



Karns K's 9 in 6 scoreless; Moose, Cuthbert homer

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:17:08 EDT

Cheslor Cuthbert hit a two-run double as well as his first spring home run, and Mike Moustakas hit his fourth as the Royals beat the Padres, 6-2, on Wednesday at Surprise Stadium.



Versatile Cuthbert delivers at plate, at first base

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:51:14 EDT

Royals infielder Cheslor Cuthbert had a special day Wednesday, perhaps his best day of the spring. Cuthbert hit his first home run of the Cactus League season, doubled in two runs and made the defensive gem of the month in the Royals' 6-2 win over the Padres.



5th starter runner-up Wood has no hard feelings

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:11:22 EDT

One of the main reasons left-hander Travis Wood signed with the Royals this offseason was the promise of getting a chance to compete for a starting job. The Royals fulfilled their end of the deal by giving Wood that chance this spring. But Wood came up short in the battle for the final rotation spot, as manager Ned Yost named Nathan Karns his No. 5 starter on Monday.



O'Brien belts 7th HR, Soler connects for 1st

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:15:15 EDT

D-backs left-hander Robbie Ray turned in another impressive outing in a 4-2 win over the Royals on Tuesday in front of 10,131 fans at Salt River Fields.



Vargas continues to build for regular season

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:10:52 EDT

As Royals' camp draws closer to the end, left-hander Jason Vargas looks more and more like the pitcher he was in 2014 and '15 before he underwent Tommy John surgery.



Strahm shakes off rough outing against Reds

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:35:15 EDT

For five straight outings this spring, Royals left-hander Matt Strahm looked just like he did during his sensational rookie debut last season -- virtually unhittable.



Tale of the fantasy tape: Royals vs. Tigers

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:57:31 EDT

The Indians ran away with the American League Central last season, finishing eight games ahead of the Tigers and besting the Royals by 13.5 games. By using fantasy value to assess the key players on the Detroit and Kansas City rosters for 2017, we can get a head start on determining which club has the best chance of ending Cleveland's reign atop the division.



Prospect O'Hearn, Hammel stand out vs. Reds

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:32:22 EDT

Right-hander Tim Adleman, in the battle for a Reds rotation spot, hit a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning as the Reds rallied for a 10-6 victory over the Royals on Monday.



Karns named No. 5 starter; Young, Wood to bullpen

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:24:26 EDT

The first major decision of this Royals camp came down Monday, as manager Ned Yost named right-hander Nathan Karns as his No. 5 starter.



Hammel sharp vs. Reds, ready for regular season

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:30:59 EDT

Royals right-hander Jason Hammel will have at least one more start in the Cactus League before camp breaks.



O'Hearn, Parnell among five reassigned by Royals

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:41:04 EDT

The Royals cleared some space in their camp following Monday's game, reassigning right-hander Bobby Parnell, catcher Parker Morin, first baseman Ryan O'Hearn, infielder Garin Cecchini and right-hander Chris Withrow to their Minor League camp.



Kennedy finds form against Cubs

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 01:23:18 EDT

Ian Kennedy struck out seven and held the Cubs to three hits over six innings in a 6-2 victory in front of a sellout crowd of 15,497 at Sloan Park. Addison Russell led off the Chicago eighth with a home run, his fifth this spring, to avoid a shutout.



O'Brien giving Royals something to think about

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:55:09 EDT

It's a bit of a long shot for Peter O'Brien to make the Royals' Opening Day roster in two weeks. But long shots have come to be O'Brien's specialty.



Duffy getting intense innings not offered in AZ

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 23:38:56 EDT

Saturday's do-or-die start against the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic by Danny Duffy was a pressure-packed nail-biter -- a far cry from the Cactus League, when pitchers "get their work in" with few worries about results.