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Royals place Escobar on 7-day disabled list

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The Royals placed shortstop Alcides Escobar on the seven-day concussion disabled list on Friday and recalled infielder Orlando Calixte from Triple-A Omaha.

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Royals Minor League report: April 30

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Omaha opened with a win at Colorado Springs. John Lamb earned his first win. Reymond Fuentes posted a solo homer in the first and Lane Adams hit a two-run blast in the eighth.

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Moustakas, Davis earn Royals’ April honors

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Third baseman Mike Moustakas was named Royals Player of the Month for April, while right-hander Wade Davis received the honor as Royals Pitcher of the Month.

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Royals make statement against Tigers

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The Royals' quest for respect took a giant step forward on Thursday night, when they thumped the Tigers, 8-1, in their first matchup of the season against the four-time defending American League Central champs.

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Young to face Tigers in place of Volquez

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Chris Young spent his opening month pitching out of the Royals' bullpen. Kyle Lobstein spent his Opening Day heading to Triple-A Toledo. Thanks to circumstances, they find themselves poised to pitch in the renewal of the Tigers-Royals clash on Friday n...

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Duffy’s deep outing gives bullpen a rest

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With their closer on the disabled list and the bullpen as a whole weary from overuse, the Royals really needed a long outing from Danny Duffy on Thursday night. And Duffy gave them just that, matching a career high by going seven-plus innings against t...

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Royals rev up the offense for dynamite Duffy

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy delivered his longest outing of the season, seven-plus innings, and his offense banged out 14 hits in an 8-1 victory over Detroit on Thursday in the first meeting between the American League Central rivals this season.

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Royals rev up the offense for dynamite Duffy

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy delivered his longest outing of the season, seven-plus innings, and his offense banged out 14 hits in an 8-1 victory over Detroit on Thursday in the first meeting between the American League Central rivals this season.

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Concussion symptoms keep Escobar out

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Alcides Escobar was held out of Thursday night's game against the Tigers as the team continues to evaluate him for concussion-like symptoms.

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Ventura drops appeal, starts suspension

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Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura announced Thursday that he is dropping the appeal of his seven-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball on Saturday, and he will begin serving the suspension immediately.

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Royals Minor League report: April 29

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2014 third-rounder and 24th-ranked Royals prospect Eric Skoglund tossed 7.0 shutout innings, fanning five while allowing three hits and a walk.

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Ventura continuing to learn with each outing

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Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura had a very simple explanation for why he couldn't make it through the sixth inning in the Royals' 7-5 loss to the Indians on Wednesday.

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Royals come up short in series finale against Indians

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Second baseman Jason Kipnis launched his first home run of the season and collected four RBIs, helping power the Indians to a 7-5 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.

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