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Tension flares between A’s, Royals for second straight night

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For the second straight day, benches and bullpens emptied at Kauffman Stadium, first because Oakland's Brett Lawrie slid hard into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar on Friday, and second because Royals starter Yordano Ventura drilled Lawrie on Saturday ...

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Tension between A’s, Royals may not be over

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Is there a war brewing between the Royals and A's? For the second straight day, benches and bullpens emptied at Kauffman Stadium, first because Oakland's Brett Lawrie slid hard into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar on Friday, and second because Royals ...

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Duffy takes mound as Royals go for series win over A’s

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A tense three-game set between the A's and Royals at Kauffman Stadium concludes Sunday in the rubber game. A pair of lefties will start: Scott Kazmir for Oakland and Danny Duffy for Kansas City.

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Ventura roughed up, then ejected in shutout loss to A’s

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Josh Reddick belted a three-run homer and right-hander Jesse Hahn tossed 5 1/3 scoreless innings before leaving with a blister on his throwing hand, as the A's toppled the Royals, 5-0, on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium. Reddick's blast preceded Bre...

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Royals receive four GIBBY Awards

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With success usually follows awards -- which the Royals have acquired in bunches. Before Saturday's game, the reigning American League champs were honored with the presentation of four GIBBY Awards for their historic season-long run that resulted in th...

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Ventura hits Lawrie, gets ejected

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A night after the benches cleared because of a hard slide by Oakland's Brett Lawrie that injured Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar, the benches cleared again when Royals starter Yordano Ventura plunked Lawrie in the fourth inning Saturday. Home-plate um...

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Holland on DL with pectoral strain; Royals call up Pino

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The Royals placed All-Star closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday with a right pectoral strain. The club recalled fellow right-hander Yohan Pino from Triple-A Omaha to take Holland's place on the active roster.

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Holland placed on 15-day DL; Royals call up Pino

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The Royals placed All-Star closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday with a right pectoral strain. The club recalled fellow right-hander Yohan Pino from Triple-A Omaha to take Holland's place on the active roster.

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Lawrie maintains no intent to injure Escobar

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A's third baseman Brett Lawrie insists he had "no intention of hurting anybody" when sliding into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar at second base while trying to break up a double play in Friday's 6-4 loss at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals-A’s benches clear after Esky’s injury

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The benches cleared during the Royals-A's game in the top of the seventh inning after Brett Lawrie slid hard into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar, who injured his left knee on the play.

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Orlando’s clutch triple helps Royals sprint past A’s

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Rookie Paulo Orlando hit his fourth triple of the season, driving in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning off A's right-hander Dan Otero as the Royals held on for a 6-4 win on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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