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Royals shift Vargas to start opener vs. Indians

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The Royals switched right-hander Jeremy Guthrie and left-hander Jason Vargas in the rotation, allowing Guthrie to pitch in Sunday's series finale against the Tigers. Vargas will start on Tuesday against the Indians.

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Cain drops appeal, starts serving suspension

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Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain has dropped the appeal of his two-game suspension stemming from the April 25 dust-up with the White Sox and began serving it Sunday.

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Royals Minor League report: May 2

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Omaha lost despite recording 14 hits to Colorado Springs' five. The Storm Chasers were 2-for-15 with runners in scoring position. Whit Merrifield extended his hitting streak to a career-best 16 games, going 2-for-4 plus an RBI. Merrifield's RBI followe...

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Royals Minor League report: May 6

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John Lamb pitched six strong innings, leading Omaha to a second straight win vs. Round Rock. The lefty kept the Express scoreless after a solo homer in the first, scattering five hits and three walks with three strikeouts.

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After duel, Volquez hard-luck loser vs. Price

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In his first start since serving a five-game suspension, Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez was solid again. It just so happened he went up against Detroit's David Price, who was even better. Vargas threw six strong innings, but in a 2-1 loss to the T...

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Volquez’s strong return not enough vs. Tigers

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Detroit left-hander David Price threw a complete-game five-hitter and won his third game of the year as the Tigers beat the Royals, 2-1, on Saturday night in front of 38,692 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

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Volquez’s strong return not enough vs. Tigers

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Detroit left-hander David Price threw a complete-game five-hitter and won his third game of the year as the Tigers beat the Royals, 2-1, on Saturday night in front of 38,692 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

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Holland on target, feels good after sim game

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Royals closer Greg Holland threw a simulated game Saturday and reported all went well. Royals manager Ned Yost is hoping Holland will be ready by Tuesday.

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Young headed back to ‘pen after strong start

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Any Royals fans clamoring for manager Ned Yost to put Chris Young in the rotation will just have to wait. Yost won't have a short hook with No. 4 starter Jason Vargas or No. 5 starter Jeremy Guthrie.

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Alex Gordon Classic benefits cancer research

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Alex Gordon arrived at the Mid-America Sports Complex in suburban Johnson County on Saturday to salute a cluster of wide-eyed youth baseball players who have gathered for the inaugural Alex Gordon Classic. which is raising funds for Alex's Lemonade Sta...

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Royals Minor League report: May 1

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Omaha is 1-1 at Colorado Springs after a lopsided loss on Friday. Colorado native Luke Hochevar continued his rehab assignment, allowing seven runs. Four of his five outs were strikeouts.

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Miggy loses fierce battle with Royals’ Herrera

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Miguel Cabrera-Kelvin Herrera won't show up on the undercard for Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao. Yet on a night when Chris Young and Ryan Madson no-hit the Tigers for seven innings, it set up as the main event in the Royals' 4-1 win on Friday night.

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Madson, Young are rewarding Royals’ faith

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Kendrys Morales was an easy decision, but Chris Young and Ryan Madson are two rewarding decisions for the Royals in the opening weeks of the defense of the American League pennant they claimed a year ago.

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Young simply ‘spot’ on in KC rotation debut

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This was exactly the type of spot start the Royals and manager Ned Yost were hoping for from Chris Young. And obviously, it was even better than they imagined, as he fired five hitless frames with nine strikeouts in a 4-1 win over the Tigers on Friday ...

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