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Ventura set to return as Royals bid for sweep

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Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will make his return to the rotation against Rays righty Nathan Karns on Thursday afternoon in the finale of a four-game set at Kauffman Stadium.

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Dyson fills in with inside-the-park HR, double play

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In honor of the man he replaced -- All-Star and Gold Glove Award winning left fielder Alex Gordon -- Royals left fielder Jarrod Dyson first threw out a runner at home to complete a double play and thwart a potential big inning by the Rays in the fourth...

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Royals, Cardinals partner to rock Final Vote

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The Royals and Cardinals announced on Wednesday that they have united to urge fans of both teams to vote for Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez in the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote.

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Moore proud of Royals flavor to All-Star Game

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore said he has been proudly voting for the All-Star team. Moore said he will be attending Tuesday's All-Star Game, presented by T-Mobile.

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All-Star power: Escobar, Gordon fuel Royals

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Shortstop Alcides Escobar and left fielder Alex Gordon, each voted as starters for the All-Star Game by fans, were both instrumental in the Royals' 7-1 win over the Rays on Tuesday in the nightcap of day-night doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals ride four-run sixth for DH sweep of Rays

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Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar drilled a bases-clearing double in the sixth inning that broke the game open, and Alex Gordon had four hits and four RBIs as the Royals completed a doubleheader sweep with a 7-1 victory over the Rays on Tuesday night.

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Orlando answers call with first grand slam

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Paulo Orlando, who was called up from Triple-A Omaha on Monday, belted his first grand slam in the ninth inning to give the Royals a 9-5 win over the Rays in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon.

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Royals sting Rays on Orlando’s walk-off slam

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Rookie Paulo Orlando, just called back up from the Minors, belted a walk-off grand slam as the Royals earned a 9-5 win over the Rays on Tuesday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium.

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Gordon homers after RBI hit-by-pitch

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon, voted in by the fans as a starter for the All-Star Game, was plunked on his right wrist with a pitch from Tampa Bay's Matt Moore in the second inning on Tuesday in Game 1 of a doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium. Gordon th...

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Herrera, Davis thrilled for All-Star opportunity

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Soon after Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera was told by manager Ned Yost that he had been picked for this year's All-Star Game, he called his mother, Maria, in the Dominican Republic.

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Yost stacks AL roster with elite talent, versatility

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Royals manager Ned Yost, who will be the American League's manager at next Tuesday's All-Star Game, said he had been sleeping really well until the last three or four days. And not so coincidentally, that's the time period when Yost started to make som...

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Young to open day-night doubleheader vs. Rays

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After a storm postponed the original opener Monday night, the Royals and Rays begin a four-game series with a day-night doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday. The first game will start at 2:10 p.m. ET and the second at 8:10 p.m.

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