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Sweep, seven-game win streak powered by homers

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The Royals crushed a pair of home runs -- giving them 14 in their last 16 games -- to clinch their seventh straight win and a three-game sweep over the White Sox with a 6-3 victory on Father's Day at U.S. Cellular Field. Read More »

Royals win challenge on force play that leads to run

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With Yost having been ejected in the first inning, bench coach Don Wakamatsu challenged a call at second base that preceded Jarrod Dyson's RBI single. Read More »

Yost ejected for arguing run-scoring balk

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It didn't take long on Sunday for Royals manager Ned Yost to pick up his third ejection of the season. Yost was tossed in the bottom of the first inning by home-plate umpire Paul Emmel after he was set off by a balk call on James Shields. Read More »

Fathers spend time with sons on Royals’ road trip

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For the second straight season, the Royals invited the players' fathers along for the team's road trip that coincides with Father's Day. Read More »

Pitching, defense kept Royals afloat

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While the Royals worked through a mediocre-to-below average first eight weeks of the season, it could have been much worse if not for some of the best pitching and defense in the game. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 14

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Fifteen-ranked Royals prospect Christian Colon delivered a two-run single in the second. The Storm Chasers have won five in a row after taking a pair of seven-inning games at Fresno. Read More »

Royals call on Shields in bid for sweep, seventh straight win

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The Royals send their ace to the hill Sunday as they attempt to continue a recent hot streak. James Shields takes on Andre Rienzo and the White Sox in the series finale at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Big inning backs dominant Duffy to clinch series

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The Royals put together a five-run inning for the second consecutive game, and Danny Duffy did the rest. Duffy tossed seven-plus strong innings to vault Kansas City to its sixth consecutive win, a 9-1 triumph over the White Sox on Saturday at U.S. Cell... Read More »

Yost wins challenge to prevent White Sox run

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Royals manager Ned Yost won a challenge late in Saturday's game against the White Sox, which kept Chicago from getting on the board. Read More »

Alcides in lineup despite ailing calf

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Alcides Escobar showed fairly quickly on Saturday that his left calf wasn't bothering him, at least not enough to affect his play. The shortstop extended his hitting streak to a career-high 12 games with a second-inning single in Saturday's 9-1 win ove... Read More »

Yost concerned with Chen’s health more than stats

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Bruce Chen was shelled for the second time in as many rehab starts for Triple-A Omaha, but manager Ned Yost is more concerned about Chen's overall health than the numbers. Read More »

Moustakas’ numbers, attitude trending upward

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A 10-day demotion to Triple-A Omaha helped third baseman Mike Moustakas clear his mind, and his teammates and coaches have remarked at the third baseman's improved attitude. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 13

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Christian Colon, ranked the Royals' No. 15 prospect, hit an 11th-inning homer as Triple-A Omaha beat Fresno, 7-6, on Friday night. Read More »

Royals prospect hits go-ahead homer in extras

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Second baseman Christian Colon, rated the Royals' No. 15 prospect by MLB.com, hit the go-ahead home run in the 11th inning Friday as Triple-A Omaha defeated Fresno, 7-6. Read More »

After extending hit streak, Escobar exits with injury

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Alcides Escobar extended his hitting streak to 11 games with an eighth-inning double, but he exited the 7-2 Royals victory almost immediately after reaching second because of what he believed to be a left calf cramp. Read More »