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Guthrie pleased with command, not results

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Royals righty Jeremy Guthrie gave up a season-high six runs and saw his ERA balloon to 6.52 in a 6-4 loss to the Tigers on Sunday. But manager Ned Yost says he will continue to have a long leash with his veteran starter.

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Guthrie, Royals settle for series split vs. Tigers

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Right-hander Anibal Sanchez logged five perfect frames before a leadoff single in the sixth and Alex Avila had three RBIs in leading the Tigers to a 6-4 win over the Royals on Sunday. Kansas City starter Jeremy Guthrie was tagged for six runs.

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Vargas, Royals host Indians in series opener

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The Royals and Indians renew their AL Central rivalry on Tuesday in Kansas City, with Jason Vargas going for the reigning American League champions and Danny Salazar starting for Cleveland.

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Colon, Royals complete stellar double play

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Christian Colon, Omar Infante and Eric Hosmer pulled off what likely is the Royals' double play of the season so far in the third inning against Detroit on Sunday.

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Royals shift Vargas to start opener vs. Indians

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The Royals switched right-hander Jeremy Guthrie and left-hander Jason Vargas in the rotation, allowing Guthrie to pitch in Sunday's series finale against the Tigers. Vargas will start on Tuesday against the Indians.

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Cain drops appeal, starts serving suspension

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Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain has dropped the appeal of his two-game suspension stemming from the April 25 dust-up with the White Sox and began serving it Sunday.

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Royals Minor League report: May 2

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Omaha lost despite recording 14 hits to Colorado Springs' five. The Storm Chasers were 2-for-15 with runners in scoring position. Whit Merrifield extended his hitting streak to a career-best 16 games, going 2-for-4 plus an RBI. Merrifield's RBI followe...

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After duel, Volquez hard-luck loser vs. Price

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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 T...

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Volquez’s strong return not enough vs. Tigers

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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.

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Volquez’s strong return not enough vs. Tigers

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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.

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Holland on target, feels good after sim game

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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.

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Young headed back to ‘pen after strong start

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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.

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Alex Gordon Classic benefits cancer research

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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 Sta...

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Royals Minor League report: May 1

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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.

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