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Legendary scout Stewart promotes book at Kauffman

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Art Stewart, a legendary figure among Major League scouts, met the media on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium to promote his new book. Read More »

Salvy’s jack in ninth stings Rays in rubber game

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All-Star catcher Salvador Perez blasted a go-ahead three-run homer in the ninth to lift the Royals to a 5-4 win over the Rays in Wednesday night's rubber game at Tropicana Field. Read More »

Gordon may miss All-Star Game with wrist sprain

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon has a sprained right wrist, but manager Ned Yost does not expect him to go on the disabled list. Gordon was scratched from the starting lineup on Wednesday night, but played in the last inning as a defensive replacement ... Read More »

Vargas undergoes successful appendectomy

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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas underwent a successful appendectomy on Wednesday night after becoming ill following Tuesday night's start against the Rays. Read More »

KC tabs Guthrie for opener of showdown with Tigers

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The final series of the first half for the Royals and Tigers could go a long way toward determining their trajectories for the second half. The two teams will meet for four games in Kansas City beginning Thursday, when Detroit lefty Drew Smyly opposes ... Read More »

Vargas rushed to hospital for appendectomy

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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas was scheduled to have an appendectomy on Wednesday night after becoming ill overnight. Vargas was taken to a hospital by Royals head trainer Nick Kenney. Read More »

Jirschele struck in face by ball during BP

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Not even the Royals' coaching staff can avoid checking into the training room. Third-base coach Mike Jirschele was wearing a bandage on the right side of his face after being struck by a ball during early batting practice on Wednesday. Read More »

Shields visits dog named ‘Big Game James’

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James Shields entered the Royals' clubhouse leading a black Labrador retriever which, he said, a Rays fan had named "Big Game James" in his honor and was an American Kennel Club grand champion. He had a framed certificate to prove it. Read More »

Gordon may miss All-Star Game with wrist sprain

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Left fielder Alex Gordon was out of the Royals' lineup with a sprained right wrist on Wednesday night and his All-Star Game availability might be in peril. Read More »

Moustakas sidelined by flu for finale against Rays

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Third baseman Mike Moustakas joined the growing roster of medically afflicted Royals players on Wednesday, as he was bumped from the starting lineup against the Rays because of flu. Read More »

Herrera overcomes tightness in right shoulder

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Reliever Kelvin Herrera avoided the disabled list, overcoming tightness in his right shoulder, and pitched two-thirds of an inning for the Royals in a 5-4 victory over the Rays on Wednesday night. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 8

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Wilmington is scheduled to play a pair tonight after a rainout on Tuesday. 2013 supplemental pick Sean Manaea will start game one. Fellow lefty and 2014 first-rounder Brandon Finnegan will make his professional debut in the nightcap. Read More »

Stewart shares ‘Art of Scouting’ in new book

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Art Stewart, senior adviser to Royals general manager Dayton Moore and a longtime scout, details tales of his craft that span seven decades in his new book, "The Art of Scouting." Read More »

Cain stays locked in with four hits against Rays

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Royals leadoff man Lorenzo Cain had another big game on Tuesday night, with four hits, including a triple, a walk and two runs scored in a 4-3 loss to the Rays. Read More »

Royals miss mark in rematch against Rays

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Jason Vargas held the Rays scoreless through five innings, but he labored in a two-run sixth as the Royals dropped a 4-3 decision in the middle game on Tuesday night. Read More »