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Young falters as Royals swept by Yanks

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Alex Rodriguez belted a go-ahead three-run homer and right-hander Michael Pineda delivered 6 2/3 superb innings as the Yankees completed a three-game sweep of the Royals with a 4-2 victory on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

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Rios could return to Royals on Friday

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Royals manager Ned Yost said Wednesday that Alex Rios, on a rehab assignment at Triple-A Omaha, will be re-evaluated on Thursday and could rejoin the team on Friday in Chicago for the series opener against the Cubs.

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MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player

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Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll...

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Royals Minor League report: May 26

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Raul Mondesi homered for the third time in his last five games in Double-A Northwest Arkansas' 4-1 loss to Corpus Christi on Tuesday.

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Sweeney dedicates Irish Baseball Hall induction to ailing father

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Former Royals great Mike Sweeney, former big league manager Jack McKeon, Royals bench coach Don Wakamatsu, broadcaster Dave O'Brien, Mets executive Shannon Forde and legendary comedian/actor -- and part owner of five Minor League teams -- Bill Murray w...

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Vargas sharp despite one poor pitch in return

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All in all, manager Ned Yost and lefty Jason Vargas got what they wanted from his first start off the disabled list. After recovering from a left flexor strain, Vargas gave up four hits and two runs in six innings while striking out six in the Royals' ...

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Young looking to quiet Yankees’ bats in finale

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The Royals and Yankees will meet for the final time during the regular season on Wednesday afternoon. The finale of a three-game set will feature a rematch of the starters from May 15, when Royals right-hander Chris Young bested righty Michael Pineda.

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Royals bitten by Yankees’ early power surge

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Right-hander Adam Warren threw 6 1/3 strong innings, while Mark Teixeira drove in four runs with a double and a homer as the Yankees rolled to a 5-1 win over the Royals on Tuesday night. Jason Vargas struck out six in his return from the disabled list ...

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Royals lead way with 5 in AL All-Star balloting

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The Royals have five players among the leaders in the first voting figures for the 86th All-Star Game to be played at Great American American Ball Park. The only other team in history to have five players voted on the All-Star team since voting was ret...

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Hall of Famers, legends top list of Draft reps

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Three members of the 500 Home Run Club -- Ken Griffey Jr., Reggie Jackson and Mike Schmidt -- and 20 other former All-Stars will headline the list of team representatives on the floor at MLB Network's Studio 42 when the 2015 MLB Draft gets underway on ...

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AL All-Star Game ballot update: May 26

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At the first update in American League All-Star balloting, the Royals have five players in position to start the July 14 Midsummer Classic at Great American Ball Park, and another four among the voting leaders. Royals catcher Salvador Perez, an All-Sta...

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Royals look to get even after rocky opener

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After slugging their way to a 14-1 victory in Monday's series opener, the Yankees send right-hander Adam Warren against returning Royals left-hander Jason Vargas on Tuesday in the second game of the three-game series at Yankee Stadium.

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