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Ventura has rain to blame for shortened start


Yordano Ventura had his start on Saturday interrupted by rain. The rookie right-hander only threw four innings in the Royals' 6-2 loss to the Angels, but it wasn't due to the quality of his pitching. Read More »

Esky’s stats rank among top AL vote-getters


Royals infielder Alcides Escobar remains out of the top five among American League shortstops, despite a nice bounce-back season. Escobar batted .234 with a .259 on-base percentage in 2013, but he has elevated those figures in the first half of this year. Read More »

Finnegan impresses Yost during ‘pen session


Royals manager Ned Yost viewed top Draft pick Brandon Finnegan's bullpen session at Kauffman Stadium prior to the series finale against the Angels on Sunday. Finnegan, a left-hander, received a $2,200,600 signing bonus on Saturday. Read More »

Collins getting back on right track at Omaha


It appears that Royals reliever Tim Collins is making the most of his recent demotion. In seven innings since being sent to Triple-A Omaha, Collins has allowed zero runs, one hit and struck out 14 batters. Read More »

Royals wash out in rematch against Angels


Bruce Chen labored in a four-run sixth after coming on in relief following a nearly four-hour rain delay as the Royals dropped a 6-2 decision to the Angels on Saturday. Read More »

Royals tab Guthrie for rubber game vs. Halos


Jeremy Guthrie will look to continue his recent run of success as the Royals battle C.J. Wilson and the Angels in the rubber game on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals offering ticket exchange for Sunday


The Royals are offering fans who attended Saturday's 6-2 loss against the Angels that featured a long rain delay the chance to exchange their ticket for a $10 Hy-Vee Infield ticket to the series finale on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals sign their top Draft selection Finnegan


The Royals signed left-hander Brandon Finnegan, their first selection at No. 17 overall in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, and introduced him during a press conference on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

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Fans can give Royals boost in All-Star voting


Whether he's in center field or right, Lorenzo Cain has given the Royals All-Star-like performances all season. No Royals have been able to crack the leaders' ranks in the balloting and time is running out. Read More »

Royals increase Trout’s home run to 455 feet


The Royals have added 10 feet to Mike Trout's home run, but that's as far as they'll go. So, the ballclub, citing an actual measurement after Friday night's game, announced on Saturday that the Trout wallop into the left-center-field fountains will go ... Read More »

Royals host Pitch, Hit and Run contest


The Royals conducted the competition for the top 12 boy and top 12 girl qualifiers from Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Nebraska for the Major League Pitch, Hit and Run contest at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday morning. Read More »

Cain’s stellar running catch impresses Yost


Lorenzo Cain's running catch in right field to end an Angels uprising in the fifth inning on Friday night still had Royals manager Ned Yost awed on Saturday morning. Read More »

Mariot’s first Major League win is family affair


The congratulatory text messages poured in and the best part was that Royals reliever Michael Mariot's parents and sister were in town to celebrate Mariot's first Major League win against the Angels on Friday night. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 27


The Naturals built an 8-0 lead on their way to a rubber game win at Midland. 2013 first-rounder and sixth-ranked Royals prospect Hunter Dozier continued his hot hitting, going 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run. Read More »