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Royals making most of All-Star moments

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Almost every Royals All-Star had a mission at Monday's media session. Kelvin Herrera wanted to meet Yankees reliever Dellin Betances. Alcides Escobar wanted to chat it up with Jose Altuve of the Astros. Wade Davis wanted to say hi to Tigers lefty David...

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AL-NL clash to be a Great American Classic

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There have been years of waiting, and then more years of preparation, for their moment on one of the biggest stages of baseball. And now, the Reds and Cincinnati are ready to welcome the world to its home at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday night.

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Moustakas’ mom on his mind at All-Star Game

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The Royals' All-Stars were calling it "Royals Row" -- all six Royals All-Stars present were lined up at tables along a side wall at the hotel for their media sessions Monday. "How cool is this?" asked third baseman Mike Moustakas.

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Salvy sizzles on defense for red-hot Royals

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The 90-plus-degree heat made defense a rare issue for the Royals in Sunday's 11-10 win over the Blue Jays, but not even the stifling conditions could throw Salvador Perez off his game.

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Orlando delivers again with clutch home run

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After hitting a walk-off grand slam in the second game of last Tuesday's doubleheader with the Rays, Paulo Orlando once again came through with a clutch homer in the eighth inning of the Royals' 11-10 win over the Blue Jays on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals turn to Volquez in Game 1 of twin bill

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The White Sox and Royals will appreciate the break the All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile brings as they jump into the second half of the season with a day-night doubleheader on Friday. Both teams will make up a postponed game from April 25 in the aft...

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Royals turn to Volquez in Game 1 of twin bill

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The White Sox and Royals will appreciate the break the All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile brings as they jump into the second half of the season with a day-night doubleheader on Friday. Both teams will make up a postponed game from April 25 in the aft...

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Royals’ trio enjoys Futures Game experience

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The most interesting prospect for the Royals also happens to have the most fascinating name -- Balbino Fuenmayor, a 25-year-old Venezuelan who a year ago at this time was toiling in the independent Can-Am League in Quebec.

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Orlando’s HR rescues Royals against Blue Jays

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Paulo Orlando snapped a tie with a homer in the eighth inning off reliever Bo Schultz to lift the Royals to an 11-10 victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday in the rubber game at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals set rotation following All-Star break

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Royals manager Ned Yost on Sunday confirmed his starting rotation following the All-Star break, and it looks pretty familiar -- which isn't a bad thing.

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One pitch proves costly for Young in loss

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When it came down to it, three days' rest for right-hander Chris Young wasn't the reason why he picked up his fifth loss of the season. The real culprit was one pitch, intended to be down and away, that Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion cau...

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Volquez looking to grab rubber game against Jays

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Right-hander Edinson Volquez (8-4, 3.40 ERA) looks to become the fifth Royals pitcher since 2000 to record nine or more wins before the All-Star break, when he opposes Blue Jays lefty Felix Doubront (1-0, 2.00 ERA) in Sunday's series finale at Kauffman...

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Young solid but Royals’ streak ends at six

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Edwin Encarnacion brought the Blue Jays out of a 27-inning scoreless drought with a two-run homer in the fourth inning, and Mark Buehrle pitched seven solid innings to lift Toronto to a 6-2 victory over the Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Futures Game will feature Minors’ best tools

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Since its inception in 1999, the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game has given fans a glimpse of what's coming next in Major League Baseball. From last year's rosters, 18 players have already played in the big leagues.

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