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Royals tab Guthrie for first start against LA


Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke returns to Kauffman Stadium for his third start as a visitor when he takes on Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals in Monday's series opener. Read More »

Escobar day to day with left shin contusion


Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar left Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Mariners after the sixth inning because of a bruised left shin sustained when he was hit by a pitch in the second inning. Read More »

Royals set for Greinke’s return trip to The K


Former Royals pitcher Zack Greinke will make his third start as a visiting player against Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Monday night with the Dodgers. The right-hander will be seeking his first win as an away member in his former ballpark. Read More »

Royals formulating a three-man outfield plan


Now that the Royals' center and right field mix includes Lorenzo Cain, Jarrod Dyson and Justin Maxwell, the nature of the blend is uncertain. With Nori Aoki on the disabled list, manager Ned Yost is pondering how he'll operate in those two spots. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 21


Royals No. 7 prospect Bubba Starling had two hits, two RBIs and two runs in Wilmington's 8-7 win over Myrtle Beach on Saturday. Read More »

Healthy Valencia recalled; Coleman optioned


Third baseman Danny Valencia is back again, and relief pitcher Louis Coleman is gone again as the Royals made a roster move on Sunday. Read More »

Vargas, Royals hit ninth-inning wall against M’s


Jason Vargas was stellar until giving up the go-ahead single in the ninth as the Royals dropped their third straight -- 2-1 to the Mariners on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Ventura looking to solve M’s in series finale


Yordano Ventura looks to halt the Royals' skid when he opposes fellow rookie Roenis Elias as the Mariners bid for a series sweep on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Kansas Memorial Stadium Renovation Begins Tuesday


LAWRENCE, Kan. – Work will begin next Tuesday (June 24) on a project that will remove the track from KU’s Memorial Stadium. Workers will surround the field with new artificial turf, which will extend 37 feet from the sidelines. Additional turf in the north end zone will extend 80 feet from the back of the end zone, some 25 feet ... Read More »

Holland’s dominant run snapped by Mariners


Royals closer Greg Holland -- who was tagged for two runs in the ninth in Friday night's 7-5 loss to the Mariners -- had not given up more than one run in an outing since April 6, 2013, a span of 95 appearances. Read More »

Chen, Valencia getting close to rejoining KC


Pitcher Bruce Chen was shifted from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. However, because he's been out for so long and the 60 days is retroactive, Chen can come off that list on Tuesday. Read More »

Groin injury sends Aoki to 15-day disabled list


Right fielder Nori Aoki was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday by the Royals because of his recurring problems with a groin injury. Read More »

Aoki on DL with groin injury; Maxwell returns


Right fielder Nori Aoki was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday by the Royals because of his recurring problems with a groin injury. To fill his roster spot, Justin Maxwell was recalled from Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Yost rolls the dice by pinch-running for Butler


Royals manager Ned Yost was reluctant to take Billy Butler's hot bat out of the lineup in the eighth inning of Friday night's 7-5 loss to the Mariners, but he finally did by sending out Pedro Ciriaco to pinch run. The only other choices were a limping ... Read More »

Royals’ grip on first slips with loss to Mariners


Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas belted homers to help erase a five-run deficit, but Royals closer Greg Holland gave up a go-ahead jack in the ninth in a 7-5 loss to the Mariners on Friday night. Read More »