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Blanton, offense stumble in loss to Astros

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Jose Altuve kickstarted the Astros' three-run third inning with his seventh home run, matching a career high, while Lance McCullers allowed just one run over seven innings as the Astros topped the Royals, 6-1, on Monday.

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Five Royals lead the way on latest ASG ballot

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Five Royals -- catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar, second baseman Omar Infante, and outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon -- remain the top vote-getters on the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot at their positions for the 2015 All...

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Escobar a late scratch due to split nail bed

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A rash of finger issues caught up to the Royals for Monday night's game in Houston. In addition to Eric Hosmer likely missing the series, shortstop Alcides Escobar was a late scratch from the lineup due to a split nail bed on his right index finger.

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Hosmer out for Astros series with finger injury

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First baseman Eric Hosmer was not in Monday's lineup against the Astros due to a mild sprain on his left ring finger, and he's unlikely to play during the three-game set in Houston.

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Moore’s roster work bearing fruit for Royals

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore is a detail-oriented guy. Oh, he can see the big picture. But he also knows that the little things can make a big difference for a team that came within one victory of a world championship last October.

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Perez crushes key homer for 500th career hit

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Salvador Perez delivered a two-run home run in the eighth inning of the Royals' 5-3 victory against the A's at the Coliseum on Sunday afternoon, the 500th hit of his career.

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Perez, Guthrie lead Royals in sweep of A’s

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Salvador Perez homered, and the Royals took advantage of a crucial A's error in a three-run sixth inning to secure a sweep-clinching 5-3 victory at the Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.

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Perez, Guthrie lead Royals in sweep of A’s

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Salvador Perez homered, and the Royals took advantage of a crucial A's error in a three-run sixth inning to secure a sweep-clinching 5-3 victory at the Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.

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Guthrie tallies 1,000th strikeout in solid win

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Two days after teammate Edinson Volquez recorded his 1,000th career strikeout, Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie notched his 1,000th strikeout on Sunday during the Royals' 5-3 win over Oakland.

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Yost, Royals again off and running

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Royals manager Ned Yost has that Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox humility down to a T. "Sometimes I feel stupid," said Yost, a longtime member of Cox's coaching staff in Atlanta. "Sometimes I go a whole game without giving a sign. These guys are athleti...

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