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Schwindel, Taylor named to Class A All-Star team

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Catcher Frank Schwindel and outfielder Dominique Taylor of the Class A Lexington Legends have been selected for the South Atlantic League's 55th annual All-Star Game on June 17. Read More »

Aoki’s lefty swing sizzling against southpaws

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Though the Royals' Nori Aoki is a left-handed batter, his style enables him to do well against southpaws. Would manager Ned Yost consider replacing him with Jarrod Dyson in the outfield against right-handed hitters? Read More »

Yost not stepping in Sveum’s way with offense

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From the outset, new hitting coach Dale Sveum made it clear that he wants the Royals to wait on elevated pitches and pick on them in an effort to increase the long ball and run production. There was a perfect example of that during Monday night's 6-0 v... Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: June 2

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Omaha continued its dominance of Round Rock, moving to 11-4 in the season series. Clayton Mortensen tossed 6.0 shutout innings, striking out six while scattering four hits and a walk. Read More »

Chen set for rehab start; Ventura ready to return

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Royals left-hander Bruce Chen is set to begin his Minor League injury rehabilitation assignment Tuesday night. Right-hander Yordano Ventura threw a successful side session Monday, and he is ready to start Thursday night against the Cardinals in Kansas ... Read More »

Duffy’s lively arm leads way in shutout of Cards

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Left-hander Danny Duffy was in his invincible mode, and the Royals followed his lead to strike first in this year's I-70 series. Duffy reeled off six innings of one-hit ball as Kansas City bested St. Louis, 6-0, on Monday night at Busch Stadium. Read More »

Shields looks to keep KC rolling in St. Louis

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The Royals turn to ace James Shields on Tuesday, looking to keep the momentum going against the slumping Cardinals, who have now lost six of eight. St. Louis will start left-hander Jaime Garcia at Busch Stadium in the second game of the I-70 rivalry se... Read More »

Cardinals lose challenge on Cain’s infield hit

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In a game where offense was hard to come by, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny challenged a safe call at first base Monday night against Kansas City. Read More »

Royals promote Rodriguez, option Coleman

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Wilking Rodriguez replaced Louis Coleman in the Royals' bullpen as the club swapped out right-handed pitchers before Monday's Interleague game against the Cardinals. Read More »

Royals get reliever Wood back on waivers

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The Royals claimed reliever Blake Wood off outright waivers from the Indians on Tuesday and assigned him to Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Butler moves to pinch role for two-game set

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Eric Hosmer will play first base and Billy Butler will be a pinch-hitter off the bench in the two-game Interleague series at Busch Stadium. The Royals lose the designated hitter in National League cities when the pitcher bats. Read More »

Gordon, Royals need your All-Star support

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Alex Gordon was an American League All-Star for the first time last year, selected by his peers, the players. This year, there's a chance for him to be elected to the starting lineup by the fans. However, Gordon has not cracked the list of 15 top vote-... Read More »

Royals get reliever Wood back on waivers

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The Royals claimed reliever Blake Wood off outright waivers from the Indians on Tuesday and assigned him to Triple-A Omaha. Read More »

Royals Minor League Report: June 1

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No. 19th-ranked Royals prospect Cheslor Cuthbert delivered a go-ahead RBI double in the eighth, scoring third-ranked prospect Jorge Bonifacio. Read More »

Moustakas recalled after brief Triple-A stint

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The Royals recalled Mike Moustakas on Sunday after a 10-day stint at Triple-A. The club also recalled Francisley Bueno, placed Danny Valencia on the DL and optioned Aaron Brooks. Read More »