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Affeldt has fond memories of breaking in with Royals

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Eight seasons -- spent on three different teams -- have passed since Jeremy Affeldt was a Royal, but the Giants' three game-series in Kansas City marks Affeldt's first trip back to Kauffman Stadium in a different uniform. Read More »

Royals’ Senior RBI team tops Astros’ affiliate

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KCK RBI of Kansas City, Kan., came from behind to beat the Houston Astros' RBI team, 15-11, on Friday night at Colleyville, Texas, in the first round, Senior Division, of the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 8

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Zane Evans hit a three-run homer in the first, helping Wilmington cruise to a series-opening win at Frederick. Top-ranked Royals prospect Raul Adalberto Mondesi added three RBIs, including a two-run shot in the ninth. Read More »

Holland doesn’t dwell on 100th career save

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On Friday night, just over three years after he tallied his first save, Royals closer Greg Holland recorded the 100th save of his career as he sealed a 4-2 win over the Giants. Read More »

Shields aiming to stay hot against Giants

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James Shields, who has posted a 1.99 ERA over his last six starts, takes the mound Saturday for the Royals, opposed by the Giants' Tim Hudson. Read More »

Royals win fifth straight behind Butler’s bat

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Billy Butler blasted a monster two-run homer and had three RBIs to lead the Royals to a 4-2 Interleague decision over the San Francisco Giants on an enjoyable 75-degree Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Aoki gets two assists in third thanks to replay

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A successful challenge by the Royals hindered a Giants rally and helped right fielder Nori Aoki get two assists in one inning Friday night. Read More »

Gordon gets Heart and Hustle Award from McRae

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Alex Gordon received the Royals' Heart and Hustle Award prior to Friday night's game, presented by former Royals outfielder Brian McRae and given by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. Read More »

Surging Royals focused on division title

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Coming off a 5-1 road trip and 12 victories in 15 games not only brought the Royals closer to the top of the American League Central but had them feeling more determined to break the 28-year postseason lapse. Read More »

Bullpen enjoys night off thanks to Guthrie

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Before Jeremy Guthrie finished the Royals' first complete game of the season Thursday night at Phoenix, Greg Holland was limbering up in the bullpen. Not too seriously, though, with the D-backs down 6-2. Read More »

Mercurial Royals back on the upswing

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We Kansas City Royals bandwagon passengers have endured a rugged ride this season. Every time you start to expect big things from the Royals, they run into heavy traffic. Every time it appears safe to count them out, they go on cruise control in the op... Read More »

Royals turn to Vargas against Bumgarner, Giants

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For just the 10th time overall and the first time since 2008, the Giants and Royals will go head to head on Friday as the second-place squads begin a weekend series at Kauffman Stadium. Madison Bumgarner, who blanked the Mets on two hits in his last st... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 7

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Omaha won a wild opener, scoring eight in the ninth to build a 16-5 lead, with Colorado Springs scoring four in the home half. Read More »

D-backs lose replay challenge in ninth vs. Royals

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D-backs manager Kirk Gibson lost a replay challenge in the top of the ninth inning against the Royals on Thursday night. Read More »

Royals take sweep to keep up standings ascent

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By completing a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-2, on Thursday night, Kansas City surged to within 2 1/2 games of the American League Central lead and took over the second Wild Card position in the standings. Read More »