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Vargas blanks A’s as Royals hold Central lead

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Jason Vargas retired the final 23 batters in tossing his first Royals shutout, while Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a 3-0 win over the A's on Wednesday night. Read More »

Manaea fires his first shutout for Wilmington

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Left-hander Sean Manaea, the Royals' No. 3 prospect, according to MLB.com, threw a shutout on Wednesday in leading Class A Advanced Wilmington to a 4-0 victory over Frederick in Game 1 of a doubleheader in the Carolina League. Read More »

Hendriks yields five runs in third Omaha start

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Recent Royals acquisition Liam Hendriks made his third start at Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday -- allowing five runs in six innings of the Storm Chasers' 8-1 loss. Read More »

Colon gets to contribute in win over Athletics

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Christian Colon practiced early on Wednesday with the knowledge that he'd be giving third baseman Mike Moustakas a respite that night against the A's. Colon made the start count, contributing to Kansas City's 3-0 victory with his bat and glove. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 12

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Fourth-ranked Royals prospect Hunter Dozier had two hits and two runs in Northwest Arkansas's victory. Read More »

Vargas aims for continued success against A’s

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Scott Kazmir will bid for his 14th win as the A's try to make it two straight against Jason Vargas and the Royals on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals stay in first despite streak-ending loss

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Jeremy Guthrie was tagged with four earned runs in just 4 2/3 innings as the Royals' eight-game win streak was snapped with Tuesday night's 11-3 loss to the A's. Read More »

Willingham ready to be part of Royals’ lineup

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Josh Willingham, a right-handed power hitter, was in the Kansas City lineup for the first time as DH and batted sixth behind Alex Gordon on Tuesday night against Oakland, one of his former clubs. Read More »

Hosmer set to have X-rays on fractured hand

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Stiff neck lands Downs on 15-day DL

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Left-handed pitcher Scott Downs was placed on the Royals' 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, clearing a roster spot for newly acquired outfielder Josh Willingham. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: Aug. 11

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Cheslor Cuthbert doubled home the three runs in the ninth for Omaha. He's batting .385 (10-for-26) with six RBI in six games with the Storm Chasers. Read More »

Guthrie faces A’s as KC eyes ninth straight win

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Jon Lester will make his third start for Oakland on Tuesday in just the situation the club envisioned when they acquired his services from Boston at the Trade Deadline: a first-place matchup with the Royals in Kansas City. Read More »

Royals’ focus unaffected by Tigers’ woes

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The Royals have won eight in a row and passed the struggling Tigers for first place in the American League Central, but they aren't getting ahead of themselves with 45 games left on the schedule. Read More »

Royals take over first place with eighth straight win

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Kansas City posted its eighth straight victory by defeating the Oakland Athletics, 3-2, on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals have won 16 of their last 19 games and sit in first place in the AL Central for the first time since June 19. Read More »

Korea’s Royals superfan gets boisterous welcome

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SungWoo Lee's Royals Nation celebrity status could be seen on Saturday during his first game at Kauffman Stadium, when the crowd let out a boisterous roar at Lee's first appearance on the stadium video board in the fifth inning of a 0-0 game. The Royal... Read More »