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Royals’ division lead shrinks with loss to Tribe

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Jason Vargas' throwing error keyed a pivotal three-run third inning as the Royals' lead in the AL Central dipped to a half-game with a 6-1 loss to the Indians on Friday night . Read More »

Royals prospect Manaea fans career-high 12

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Left-hander Sean Manaea, the Royals' No. 3 prospect, struck out a career-high 12 batters in seven scoreless innings to lead Class A Advanced Wilmington to a 2-0 victory against Potomac on Friday. Read More »

Royals designate veteran Chen for assignment

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Left-hander Bruce Chen's often inspiring and successful six seasons with the Kansas City Royals are behind him. Chen was designated for assignment on Friday, one day after giving up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Read More »

Hosmer to begin rehab assignment at Omaha

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Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will begin his comeback in game situations on Saturday. Hosmer hasn't played since July 31 because of a stress fracture in his right hand, but that's to end when he reports to Triple-A Omaha on Saturday. Read More »

Royals, Indians set for clash on Retro Night

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The Royals and Indians will take a few steps back in time on Saturday night when they wear 1974-style uniforms for their 6:10 p.m. CT game at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals designate Chen for assignment

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Left-hander Bruce Chen's often inspiring and successful six seasons with the Kansas City Royals are behind him. Chen was designated for assignment on Friday, one day after giving up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 28

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The Omaha Storm Chasers gained a half-game on idle Oklahoma City in the division race and are 1 1/2 games behind with four to play. Aaron Brooks posted seven shutout innings, limiting the Sky Sox to two hits and a walk while striking out seven. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 29

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The Omaha Storm Chasers gained a half-game on idle Oklahoma City in the division race and are 1 1/2 games behind with four to play. Aaron Brooks posted seven shutout innings, limiting the Sky Sox to two hits and a walk while striking out seven. Read More »

Vargas opens key series for Royals against rival Indians

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The Indians travel to Kauffman Stadium on Friday for the start of a key three-game series against the first-place Royals. Cleveland's Danny Salazar and Kansas City's Jason Vargas will be on the hill. Read More »

Royals’ division lead dips with extra-inning loss

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Alex Gordon belted a game-tying homer in the seventh, but Bruce Chen was tagged for six runs in the 10th inning as the Royals dropped an 11-5 decision to the Twins on Thursday night. Read More »

Hosmer getting closer to a rehab assignment

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Eric Hosmer is making such good progress that the Royals might get him on a Minor League injury rehabilitation assignment this weekend. The first baseman took live batting practice during Thursday's pregame workout with no apparent difficulty. Read More »

Yost forecasts KC’s postseason pitching plan

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No surprise that Royals manager Ned Yost is already being asked his postseason pitching plans. He took a stab at it on Thursday. Yost made the calculations during a radio appearance. Read More »

Royals’ prospects earn Minor League honors

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Postseason awards keep rolling in for Royals' Minor Leaguers. Center fielder Lane Adams and right-handed pitcher Andy Ferguson of Double-A Northwest Arkansas were named to the Texas League All-Stars. Read More »

Royals claim Nix off waivers, activate Downs off DL

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The Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix on outright waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 27

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Wilmington dropped game one vs. Potomac, with all of the scoring in the fifth. Miguel Almonte held the Nats to a hit and a walk while striking out seven over four innings. Read More »