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Guthrie, Aoki garner Royals’ monthly honors

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The Royals announced their Player and Pitcher of the Month Award winners for September, with outfielder Nori Aoki and starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie snagging the honors. Read More »

MLB Notebook: O’s, Royals follow season trends

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No team had more multihomer games than the O's, who used their power to slug past the Tigers in Game 1 of their ALDS series. While K.C. won their ALDS opener on a Mike Moustakas homer in the 11th, the Royals again showed that they could find a way to w... Read More »

Angels in the outfield? For KC, it’s Aoki and Cain

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Nori Aoki wasn't about to let Lorenzo Cain have all the fun in the Angel Stadium outfield Thursday night. Read More »

Three keys for Royals in Game 2 against Angels

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Perhaps the Royals just need to take a game into extra innings. They won the Wild Card Game in 12 innings, the first ALDS game in 11. But they can't count on that every time. Read More »

Royals eye chance to return home in control of ALDS

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The Royals tried not to be too jubilant after taking Game 1, 3-2. Across the way, the Angels definitely weren't ready to run up the white flag in their AL Division Series, which continues Friday night at Angel Stadium with right-hander Yordano Ventura ... Read More »

Out of blue? Royals’ success shouldn’t be surprising

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They did it again, didn't they? Those Kansas City Royals surprised us again. But let's make this the last time. Read More »

Moustakas doesn’t second-guess himself on bunt

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Standing on third base with no outs and a man on first in the bottom of the eighth, Mike Moustakas went through every bunt scenario he could think of. Read More »

After trying season, Moustakas a hero in October

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Mike Moustakas didn't know whether the pitch was a changeup or a fastball. He couldn't hear the dozens of friends and family members in attendance going crazy, while the rest of Angel Stadium fell silent. Read More »

It’s a glove story for KC pitching and defense

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Jason Vargas, starting for the Royals in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, held the Angels to two runs in six innings, assisted by some excellent defensive plays. Read More »

Royals-Angels, Game 1: Did You Know?

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The Royals outlasted the Angels, 3-2, in 11 innings on Thursday to claim Game 1 of an American League Division Series. Kansas City went hitless from the fifth inning until the top of the 11th, when Mike Moustakas delivered a go-ahead solo home run. Her... Read More »

Herrera to have MRI after exiting with forearm tightness

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Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera had to exit the Royals' 3-2 win over the Angels in Game 1 of the American League Division Series after just one batter on Thursday night with tightness in his right forearm. He is scheduled to have an MRI on Friday. Read More »

Oct. 2: Moustakas, Duffy postgame interview

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Mike Moustakas and Danny Duffy discuss the Royals' 3-2 win in extras over the Angels in Game 1 of the ALDS. Read More »

Oct. 2: Ned Yost postgame interview

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Interview transcript for Ned Yost after the Royals' 3-2 win in 11 innings in ALDS Game 1 on Thursday. Read More »

Moose’s mash in extras powers Royals to Game 1 win

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Mike Moustakas was back where his baseball roots began, and he dug deep into them and bashed a home run to give the Royals an 11-inning, 3-2 victory over the Angels in the opener of the American League Division Series on Thursday night. Read More »

Herrera exits Game 1 with tightness in forearm

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Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera had to exit Game 1 of the American League Division Series after just one batter on Thursday night, and has been diagnosed with tightness in his right forearm. Read More »