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Royals lock up sweep behind dominant Shields

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James Shields led Kansas City to a 5-1 win over Houston at Minute Maid Park on Thursday, completing a three-game sweep of the Astros. Read More »

Vargas rolling into series opener with Twins

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After getting swept in a three-game series at Target Field last weekend, the Royals will be looking to turn the tables on the Twins when they host a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium that begins Friday night. Read More »

Yost challenges, gets call overturned vs. Astros

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The Kansas City Royals, who lost a replay challenge to Houston manager Bo Porter Wednesday night, won one Thursday night. Read More »

Yost challenges, gets call overturned vs. Astros

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The Kansas City Royals, who lost a replay challenge to Houston manager Bo Porter Wednesday night, won one Thursday night. Read More »

Duffy happy to contribute to victory out of ‘pen

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No one was happier about being a part of Kansas City's extra-inning win over Houston Wednesday night than reliever Danny Duffy, the winning pitcher. Read More »

Cain placed on 15-day DL with left groin strain

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Kansas City placed center fielder Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a left groin strain after Cain was injured trying to beat out a grounder in Wednesday night's win over the Houston Astros. Read More »

In a pinch, Dyson impresses against Astros

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Kansas City's Jarrod Dyson demonstrated the perfect example of manufacturing a run in Wednesday night's 6-4 win over Houston in 11 innings. Read More »

Moustakas’ first homer of season wins it in 11th

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Kansas City's Mike Moustakas, who entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning, hung around to hit his first home run of the season in the 11th inning and boost the Royals to a 6-4 victory Wednesday night over the Houston Astros at Minute Ma... Read More »

Shields gets the nod as Royals shift starting rotation

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Scott Feldman will start Thursday's series finale against the Royals at Minute Maid Park, facing James Shields, and trying to snap the Astros' three-game losing streak. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 16

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No. 3 prospect Raul Mondesi was 3-for-4 with a run scored on Wednesday night for the Wilmington Blue Rocks and starter John Lamb had a rocky outing in the Omaha Storm Chasers' loss to Round Rock. Read More »

Porter wins challenge in tight game vs. KC

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Astros manager Bo Porter successfully challenged a safe call on Lorenzo Cain's leadoff infield single in the ninth inning of a 4-4 game against the Royals on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park. After a two-minute, 54-second review, Cain was ruled out. Read More »

Rotation adjusted due to Chen’s stiff back

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Right-hander James Shields will start for the Royals Thursday night at Houston instead of Bruce Chen, who has a stiff back. Left-hander Jason Vargas will move up a day to pitch Friday night at home against Minnesota with Chen starting Saturday's aftern... Read More »

Moustakas, high school teammate Dominguez reunite

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Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas was reunited with his high school teammate, Astros third baseman Matt Dominguez, Tuesday night. Read More »

Maxwell played with Astros phenom Springer in Minors

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Justin Maxwell and George Springer, who made his Houston debut Wednesday night, played together at times at Double-A Corpus Christi and Triple-A Oklahoma City in the Houston organization the last two years when Maxwell was in the Minors on rehab assign... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: April 15

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The Storm Chasers posted their first shutout of 2014. Francisco Pena's homer in the second gave Omaha a 2-0 lead. Christian Colon added two hits, an RBI and a run. Read More »