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Royals raise division lead by sweeping Twins

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Alex Gordon clubbed a three-run homer and Edinson Volquez fired seven strong innings as the Royals rolled to a 7-2 win over the Twins on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep at Target Field.

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Father’s battle inspires KC draftee Bodner

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Near the end of 27th round in the 2015 MLB Draft on Wednesday afternoon, right-hander Jacob Bodner received a call from the Royals -- a call he'd been waiting on while at his sister's home in Cincinnati.

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Ventura ready for first I-70 Series road start

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Right-hander Yordano Ventura (3-5, 4.62 ERA) takes the mound for the Royals against Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia (1-3, 2.67 ERA) in the opener of the I-70 Series on Friday at Busch Stadium.

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Royals stick to penchant for righties in Draft

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Even from the inside looking out, the Royals selecting right-handers Ashe Russell and Nolan Watson in the 2015 MLB Draft -- both from the same township in Indiana -- was pure coincidence.

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Young says results better than stuff

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Right-hander Chris Young said after both of his recent starts in which he gave up 10 runs in 11 innings that he really didn't think the results matched how well he threw. Strangely, that's exactly how Young felt after throwing 6 1/3 hitless innings in ...

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Volquez, Royals eyeing sweep at Target Field

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Right-hander Edinson Volquez (4-4, 3.26 ERA) looks to help the first-place Royals complete the three-game sweep when they take on Twins righty Kyle Gibson (4-3, 3.00) on Wednesday night at Target Field.

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Young flirts with no-no as Royals blank Twins

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Royals right-hander Chris Young flirted with a no-hitter, going 6 1/3 innings before Trevor Plouffe tripled off the right-field wall, and the Royals' bullpen preserved a 2-0 win over the Twins on Tuesday night.

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Royals Minor League report: June 8

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Omaha scored seven in the second and cruised to a win, setting season highs in runs and hits (19). Eight players recorded multi-hit games, with Dusty Coleman's two-run double starting the scoring. He added a solo homer in the seventh. Cheslor Cuthbert ...

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Sixth round nets Royals’ third center fielder

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The Royals established an interest in outfielders when they took Cody Jones from Texas Christian University in the sixth round, their third center fielder of the 2015 Draft.

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Royals open Day 2 with center fielder Miller

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The Royals selected center fielder Anderson Miller from Western Kentucky University in the third round with the 98th overall pick as their first position player of the 2015 MLB Draft on Tuesday.

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Royals tab Staumont with No. 64 pick in Draft

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The Royals selected right-hander Josh Staumont from Azusa Pacific University (Calif.) in the second round with the 64th pick overall on Monday night in the MLB Draft.

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Vargas hangs tough in command performance

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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas considers himself a lucky man: Not because he threw six shutout innings in a much-needed 3-1 win over the Twins on Monday night.

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Royals select friendly rivals atop MLB Draft

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The Royals selected not only two high school right-handed pitchers, but a pair of rivals from the same township of Indiana -- Ashe Russell from Cathedral (Ind.) High School with the 21st pick and Nolan Watson from Lawrence North (Ind.) High School with...

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