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Fuld’s fantastic assist confirmed by replay

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Umpires used a crew-chief review to confirm a stellar double play executed by A's outfielder Sam Fuld and catcher Derek Norris during Saturday's contest against the Royals. Read More »

Royals call on ace to clinch fourth straight series

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Scott Kazmir, who owns a 1.44 ERA in his last five starts, will take the hill for the series finale at O.co Coliseum on Sunday. He'll face Royals ace James Shields, looking to help K.C. win its fourth straight series. Read More »

Defense faulty as Vargas unravels in costly frame

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What started as a perfect afternoon for Jason Vargas ended in disaster. Despite retiring the first dozen A's he faced, the Kansas City southpaw was tattooed in the eight-run fifth inning of Oakland's 8-3 victory on Saturday. Read More »

Fuld’s fantastic assist confirmed by replay

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Umpires used a crew-chief review to confirm a stellar double play executed by A's outfielder Sam Fuld and catcher Derek Norris during Saturday's contest against the Royals. Read More »

As expected, Royals place Hosmer on 15-day DL

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In an expected move, the Royals placed first baseman Eric Hosmer (right hand fracture) on the 15-day disabled list Saturday. Southpaw Jason Vargas, who recently recovered from an appendectomy, was activated from the DL to fill Hosmer's spot on the acti... Read More »

Royals blank A’s as Ibanez’s homer provides offense

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Raul Ibanez hit a fifth-inning solo shot against Oakland starter Sonny Gray to lead Kansas City to a 1-0 victory in the series opener. Jeremy Guthrie retired the first nine batters he faced and finished six shutout innings. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 1

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Northwest Arkansas knotted a road series at a game apiece. Christian Binford (6 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K) settled in after two runs scored in the first. Orlando Calixte singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth. He also hit a solo homer in the f... Read More »

Vargas set to return from DL to take on A’s in Oakland

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The A's get their first look at their new ace Saturday afternoon, as left-hander Jon Lester takes the mound against the surging Royals at O.co Coliseum. Read More »

Hosmer sees hand specialist as KC plays man short

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Royals manager Ned Yost said Eric Hosmer's broken hand is expected to keep him out at least three weeks as he recovers. On Thursday night, Hosmer hurt the third metacarpal of his right hand on a check swing, aggravating an injury he suffered on July 20... Read More »

Davis allows first extra-base hit of season

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It took four full months, but Royals reliever Wade Davis finally allowed an extra-base hit on Thursday night against the Twins. Read More »

Yost: Melvin doing ‘phenomenal job’ as A’s skipper

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Both Royals skipper Ned Yost and A's manager Bob Melvin had racked up 786 career managerial wins over their 11 respective seasons on the bench, and Yost has a considerable amount of respect for his Oakland counterpart. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: July 31

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Mauricio Ramos took one for the team as he recorded the go-ahead RBI upon being hit by a pitch in the eighth. Elier Hernandez hit three hits, an RBI and a run. Starter Luke Farrell fanned 10 over five innings. Read More »

Hosmer to miss three to six weeks with hand fracture

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The Royals' postseason chances took a severe hit Thursday night when Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was expected to be out three to six weeks because of a non-displaced fracture of the right hand. Read More »

Royals, Guthrie head west, open series in Oakland

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After going 5-0 with a 1.03 ERA in July, Oakland's Sonny Gray begins August with a matchup vs. Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals on Friday at O.co Coliseum. Read More »

Escobar’s triple boosts Ventura to victory

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Any trouble for Yordano Ventura stopped after he allowed a leadoff homer, as the Royals rookie bounced back and manhandled the Twins in Kansas City's 6-3 win Thursday. Alcides Escobar headlined a tiebreaking seventh inning with a game-winning, two-run ... Read More »