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Duffy looks behind numbers to find positives

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy's line against the White Sox on Wednesday night won't look that good -- five-plus innings and five runs -- but he really didn't think he pitched poorly.

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Volquez debuts in finale against White Sox

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The Royals will have a tough challenge Thursday afternoon going against John Danks, because when Danks faces Kansas City, he seems to be at his best. Edinson Volquez will make his Royals debut.

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Ventura fine after early exit on Opening Day

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Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura, who left his Opening Day start after six innings when his right thumb cramped up, is fine now, manager Ned Yost said.

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Royals draw record viewership for opener

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The Royals' feel-good 10-1 thumping of the White Sox on Monday not only drew 40,085 fans at The K, it also was witnessed by a record television audience in Kansas City -- the game drew an 11.7 rating on FOX Sports Kansas City, the highest rating ever f...

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Royals draw record viewership for opener

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The Royals' feel-good 10-1 thumping of the White Sox on Monday not only drew 40,085 fans at The K, it also was witnessed by a record television audience in Kansas City -- the game drew an 11.7 rating on FOX Sports Kansas City, the highest rating ever f...

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Moose strokes first HR to opposite field

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All spring, Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas worked diligently on trying to power the ball the opposite way in an effort to beat the opponents' shift that crippled his 2014 regular season. In Monday's season opener, Moustakas did just that with his ...

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Ventura exits opener in 7th with thumb cramp

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Royals Opening Day starter Yordano Ventura had to leave the season opener against the White Sox in the seventh inning after experiencing cramp in his right thumb.

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Duffy attempts to continue Royals’ positive vibe

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Southpaws Jose Quintana and Danny Duffy will take the mound Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Quintana will try to even the series, while Duffy attempts to get the Royals off to a 2-0 start.

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Royals ring in new season with win

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Mike Moustakas and Alex Rios homered to back Yordano Ventura in the Royals' 10-1 Opening Day win over Jeff Samardzija and the White Sox at Kauffman Stadium.

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AL championship ring a symbol of pride for Yost

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Royals manager Ned Yost has collected a number for rings throughout his professional coaching career. He says he'll take pride in wearing the 2014 American League championship ring.

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Ventura grateful to Royals ownership for new deal

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Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura, the Opening Day starter on Monday, is relieved and grateful, he said, to have signed a five-year contract with $23 million guaranteed.

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