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Kendrys’ 16th jack isn’t enough to tame Tigers

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Right-hander Justin Verlander threw 6 2/3 innings of strong ball, giving up just two earned runs, and Ian Kinsler pounded a two-run homer as the Tigers held off the Royals for a 6-5 win on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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Cueto’s struggles not as bad as they appear

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Johnny Cueto was a huge addition for the Royals in July, and his first four starts lived up to expectations. But his last three have all been poor, and now, the Royals must wonder if they have a problem on their hands.

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Fall League rosters packed with elite prospects

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Philadelphia's J.P. Crawford, St. Louis' Alex Reyes and Pittsburgh's Austin Meadows are among nine Top 100 Prospects on the preliminary 2015 rosters released by the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday.

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Rios, Herrera sidelined with chickenpox virus

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Two Royals players have come down with a case of the chicken pox. Outfielder Alex Rios and reliever Kelvin Herrera have both been infected with the disease that could sideline them for up to two weeks.

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Gordon logs two hits in return against Tigers

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The Royals activated outfielder Alex Gordon from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday in one of several roster moves in conjunction with September roster expansion.

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No rules this time around for Joba

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Joba Chamberlain is never one to back down from a challenge. He is not about to start now. Twenty-three days shy of his 30th birthday, Chamberlain is in the Minor Leagues, working out of the bullpen for the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple-A affiliate o...

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Royals add veteran Gomes in trade with Braves

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The Royals on Monday night acquired right-handed hitter Jonny Gomes and cash considerations from the Braves in exchange for Minor League shortstop Luis Valenzuela.

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Source: Braves trade Gomes to Royals

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The Braves were nearing completion of a deal that will send Jonny Gomes and cash considerations to the Royals, a Major League source confirmed Monday night. In exchange, Atlanta will get Luis Valenzuela, a 21-year-old Minor League shortstop.

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Yost eager for reinforcements, but KC to be selective

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Royals manager Ned Yost admitted recently that he "can't wait" for September to get here. Yost is anxious to have the opportunity to add reinforcements on Tuesday when rosters expand.

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Royals disagree with call on pivotal DP

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With one out in the eighth inning and runners on the corners during the Royals' 3-2 loss to the Rays on Sunday, Kendrys Morales chopped an Alex Colome changeup near home plate that first baseman James Loney fielded on a hop and fired to catcher Rene Ri...

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Cueto seeks second straight shutout vs. Tigers

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This is the Justin Verlander everyone has come to expect, pitching in big matchups as the schedule turns to September. But as he prepares for a Tuesday night meeting with Johnny Cueto and the Royals, he's on the other end of the postseason race than us...

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Royals come up just short in finale vs. Rays

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Kevin Kiermaier hit his second home run in as many days and the bullpen backed a solid start by Nathan Karns with four innings of scoreless relief to power the Rays to a 3-2 victory over the Royals on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

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Royals come up just short in finale vs. Rays

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Kevin Kiermaier hit his second home run in as many days and the bullpen backed a solid start by Nathan Karns with four innings of scoreless relief to power the Rays to a 3-2 victory over the Royals on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

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Royals come up just short in finale vs. Rays

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Kevin Kiermaier hit his second home run in as many days and the bullpen backed a solid start by Nathan Karns with four innings of scoreless relief to power the Rays to a 3-2 victory over the Royals on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

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Royals alumni teach baseball to kids at Play Ball KC

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Former Royals All-Star outfielder Willie Wilson joined seven other former Kansas City players on Sunday to teach throwing and fielding skills as part of an MLB and U.S. Conference of Mayors' initiative called Play Ball KC. The event focused on strength...

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