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Broken hand to sideline Rios indefinitely

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The unbeaten Royals now will face their first perseverance test of 2015 after learning that right fielder Alex Rios will be out indefinitely with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand.

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Royals Minor League report: April 13

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The Naturals lost a second straight at Frisco. Starter J.C. Sulbaran held the RoughRiders to one run, five hits and no walks over five innings while striking out three. Frisco broke the game open with five runs in the sixth. Former Wichita State Shocke...

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Royals improve to 7-0 with rout of Twins

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Left-hander Danny Duffy tossed 6 1/3 solid innings, and he was backed by another strong showing from the offense to help keep the Royals undefeated with a 12-3 win over the Twins on Monday at Target Field.

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Undefeated Royals turn to Volquez vs. Twins

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Edinson Volquez makes his second start for Kansas City after a terrific debut for the Royals. The Twins counter with Kyle Gibson, who is coming off a shaky first start. It's a 7:10 p.m. CT start at Target Field.

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Salvy knows when to push, rein in Ventura

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One of the reasons it is so hard for Royals manager Ned Yost to rest catcher Salvador Perez for a day is what Perez means emotionally for the Royals' pitchers.

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Royals Minor League report: April 12

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No. 15 prospect Cheslor Cuthbert logged two hits, including a solo homer in the ninth, as Triple-A Omaha rolled to a 4-1 win over New Orleans on Sunday.

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Gritty Royals champion impressive 6-0 start

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Six games in April won't add up to a hill of rosin bags in the grand scheme of things. On the other hand, the Royals look abundantly capable of successfully defending their AL crown based on the way they have performed across the board in a 6-0 start.

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Red-hot Royals go 6-0 with sweep of Angels

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Alcides Escobar's three RBIs and the solid pitching of Yordano Ventura helped the Royals stay unbeaten with a 9-2 win over the Angels on Sunday for a three-game sweep. Halos starter C.J. Wilson labored in a decisive four-run second.

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Angels, Royals benches empty in strange sixth

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After Angels slugger Mike Trout slid safely into home in the sixth on Sunday, he got up and yelled something rather enthusiastically. Royals starter Yordano Ventura, who was backing up home plate, seemed to take offense and had to be separated from Tro...

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Royals looking to pick spots for Salvy’s rest

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Once again, the Royals are dealing with the Salvy problem. This, of course, is the ongoing dilemma of when and how to get All-Star catcher Salvador Perez some rest.

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Guthrie perseveres to set up Royals’ bullpen

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The most impressive part of Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie's Saturday night came after he gave up three runs in the fifth inning that allowed the Angels to creep within two runs, as Kansas City improved to 5-0 with a 6-4 victory.

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Moose, Salvy power up to lead 5-0 Royals

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Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez homered in a five-run fourth inning off Angels ace Jered Weaver as the Royals earned their fifth straight win to open the season, a 6-4 victory on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.

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