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Royals may ask Shields, Guthrie to pinch-hit

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It only looks like Royals manager Ned Yost, in this National League rules series, is operating with a four-man bench. "Six," he said before the opener against the D-backs. Read More »

Royals broadcasts drawing strong numbers

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Royals telecasts have been the thing to watch this summer in Kansas City, according to TV provider Fox Sports. Read More »

Kansas City to be represented in RBI World Series

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A Kansas City, Kan., team is among 24 teams advancing to the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 4

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The Storm Chasers slipper back to second place as they had a three-game winning streak snapped. Read More »

Royals’ offense on a boom or bust campaign

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Lack of plate discipline and the inability to hit for power have become all too common for a Kansas City offense this season. There's no main culprit in the Royals' lineup, as every starter, with the exception of Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas, sees fe... Read More »

Like Chapman, Herrera can bring the heat

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When it comes to the fastest pitches thrown this season, Kelvin Herrera is in elite and rarefied company. No one -- hitters or pitchers -- can touch what Reds closer Aroldis Chapman can do on the radar gun, particularly this year. But if anyone comes c... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 3

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Carlos Peguero homered twice as Triple-A Ohama moved into first place with a win over Iowa. Read More »

Shields, big inning by bats lead Royals past A’s

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James Shields one-upped his rotation mates on Sunday at o.Co Coliseum. The veteran right-hander tossed five perfect innings to begin his masterful start against the A's, helping Kansas City claim a 4-2 series-clinching win. Read More »

Duffy looks to deal Royals win in Arizona opener

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The D-backs and Royals meet Tuesday for the start of a three-game series with Kansas City on a roll of late. Danny Duffy leads the Royals, while Arizona counters with Wade Miley. Read More »

Yost: ‘Big couple of weeks’ for Royals’ playoff hunt

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The Royals might be in the thick of the playoff hunt with the stretch run of the regular season approaching, but manager Ned Yost said he hasn't been doing any scoreboard watching lately. Read More »

Royals’ Colon focused on doing whatever team needs

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For the first time since being recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday, infielder Christian Colon was in the starting lineup, playing third and batting seventh in Sunday's series finale in Oakland. Read More »

Fuld’s fantastic assist confirmed by replay

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Umpires used a crew-chief review to confirm a stellar double play executed by A's outfielder Sam Fuld and catcher Derek Norris during Saturday's contest against the Royals. Read More »

Royals call on ace to clinch fourth straight series

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Scott Kazmir, who owns a 1.44 ERA in his last five starts, will take the hill for the series finale at O.co Coliseum on Sunday. He'll face Royals ace James Shields, looking to help K.C. win its fourth straight series. Read More »

Defense faulty as Vargas unravels in costly frame

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What started as a perfect afternoon for Jason Vargas ended in disaster. Despite retiring the first dozen A's he faced, the Kansas City southpaw was tattooed in the eight-run fifth inning of Oakland's 8-3 victory on Saturday. Read More »

Fuld’s fantastic assist confirmed by replay

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Umpires used a crew-chief review to confirm a stellar double play executed by A's outfielder Sam Fuld and catcher Derek Norris during Saturday's contest against the Royals. Read More »