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Twins’ challenge overturns out call vs. Royals

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Twins manager Ron Gardenhire successfully issued a challenge in the fifth inning of Wednesday's 4-0 loss to the Royals, as an out call on Sam Fuld's steal attempt was overturned. Read More »

Ibanez oldest Royals player to belt home run

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Raul Ibanez became the oldest Royals player to hit a home run with his blast in a 4-0 win over the Twins on Wednesday -- the 42-year-old outfielder's first jack in a Kansas City uniform since 2003. Read More »

Duffy, Esky voted top Royals players for June

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Left-hander Danny Duffy and shortstop Alcides Escobar were named the Royals' Pitcher and Player of the month for June on Wednesday. Read More »

Holland among five worthy Royals for All-Star Game

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Closer Greg Holland is among five Royals that manager Ned Yost is endorsing to represent the club and the American League at the 85th All-Star Game on July 15 at Target Field. Read More »

Royals bring back C. Coleman, option Mariot

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The Royals recalled reliever Casey Coleman on Wednesday and optioned Michael Mariot to Triple-A Omaha as manager Ned Yost decided to add depth to his bullpen for the series finale at Target Field. Read More »

Shields, Royals pay for misplays vs. Twins

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On Tuesday, one night after dominating the Twins, the Royals flipped the script in every aspect: Their starting pitcher (James Shields) put them in an early hole, the hitters couldn't put a dent in the deficit and the bullpen completely fell apart. The... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 1

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Wilmington rolled to an opening win vs. Potomac. Luis Santos earned his first win at this level. He held the Nationals to a run, three hits and a walk while striking out two over 5 2/3 innings. Read More »

Vargas should find Twins to be a welcome sight

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Royals right-hander Jason Vargas may be coming off his shortest outing of the season, but the Twins should prove a welcome sight as he looks to rebound. Minnesota counters with veteran righty Kevin Correia. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 30

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Reigning Texas League Player of the Week Lane Adams doubled twice, extending his hitting streak to seven games (.400, 12-for-30), for the Naturals. Read More »

Numerology: Uni swaps could bring Royals luck

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When the Royals signed Raul Ibanez on Monday, they might have introduced some World Series mojo into the clubhouse, but not for any obvious reasons. Ibanez took No. 18, so first-base coach Rusty Kuntz switched to No. 15, which he wore as a member of th... Read More »

Royals games becoming must-watch events

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According to Nielsen Media Research data, Royals games are among the Kansas City area's favorite television programs. Read More »

Tallies aside, Escobar playing like an All-Star

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You won't find his name on any of the recent ballot updates, but Alcides Escobar has been playing like an All-Star. He improved his season average to .295 on Monday with a four-RBI performance and has hit .374 in his past 27 games. Read More »

Shields out to put shaky June in the rearview mirror

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A pair of opposing starters -- James Shields and Ricky Nolasco -- will look to get back on track when division rivals square off in Minneapolis on Tuesday for the second game of a three-game set. Read More »

Solid efforts from Duffy, Escobar, bullpen carry KC

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Danny Duffy let a gem get away from him on Monday, but the Royals were able to use a parade of relievers to shut down the Twins for a 6-1 series-opening win at Target Field. Read More »

Royals sign veteran hitter Ibanez to big league deal

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The Royals signed free agent outfielder/designated hitter Raul Ibanez to a Major League contract on Monday. In addition, they recalled infielder Christian Colon from Triple-A Omaha and designated infielder Pedro Ciriaco and outfielder Justin Maxwell fo... Read More »