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Mariot’s first Major League win is family affair

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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

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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 »

Royals get lesson in winning against Angels

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The Royals are still learning. Having lost six of their previous seven games, they got a needed 8-6 win over the Angels on Friday night as manager Ned Yost made a key move by calling early on his bullpen to protect a big lead. Read More »

Infante’s slam powers Royals in seven-run frame

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Omar Infante belted his first career grand slam to cap a seven-run third inning for the Royals in an 8-6 win over the Angels on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Royals gain as safe call on Trout is overturned

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Royals manager Ned Yost won a challenge in the third inning of Friday night's 8-6 win in the series opener when a safe call at first involving the Angels' Mike Trout was overturned after a review. Read More »

Ventura aiming to help Royals earn series win

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Hector Santiago aims to reinforce his spot in the rotation as the Angels square off against Yordano Ventura and the Royals on Saturday in the middle game at Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Wilmington no-hit for second straight contest

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The Wilmington Blue Rocks must be wondering where their next hit is coming from. The Royals' Class A Advanced farm club in the Carolina League was no-hit for the second straight night on Friday by the Lynchburg Hillcats, an Atlanta affiliate. Read More »

Cain settling into leadoff spot in Royals’ order

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With Nori Aoki on the 15-day disabled list, manager Ned Yost has identified Lorenzo Cain as the right fielder's replacement atop the Royals' lineup. Cain batted in the leadoff spot for the fifth straight game on Friday night. Read More »

Kansas product Morin returns with Angels

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A day that Angels reliever Mike Morin said he's "been waiting for since I got called up" arrived on Friday as the graduate of Shawnee Mission South High School in Overland Park, Kan., returned to Kauffman Stadium for the first time as a Major Leaguer. Read More »

Comedian Foxworthy returns for visit with KC

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Comedian Jeff Foxworthy, friend and Georgia neighbor of Ned Yost, was in the Royals manager's office on Friday afternoon. On previous visits, Foxworthy has been in uniform for some batting practice hacks but not this time after having neck surgery thre... Read More »

Yankees-Royals rainout now set for Aug. 25

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Although announced earlier, the rained-out Yankees-Royals game of June 9 has been officially rescheduled for 6:10 p.m. CT on Monday, Aug. 25, at Kauffman Stadium. There will be a pregame ceremony in which retiring Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will be ... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 26

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Sixth-ranked Royals prospect Hunter Dozier drove in a run and posted his first three-hit game at the Double-A level at the NW Arkansas Natural beat Midland. Read More »

Vargas to take on old team in series opener

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Friday's opener marks the second straight series for Kansas City against a California team, as the Royals follow a series against the Dodgers with one against the Angels. Jason Vargas will lead the Kansas City side opposite Los Angeles' Matt Shoemaker. Read More »

Davis dominating presence in Royals’ bullpen

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Sans a hiccup in Wednesday night's 5-4 loss to the Dodgers that saw his ERA from 1.10 to 1.34, the Royals' Wade Davis has been one of the premier relievers in the Majors. And his teammates are glad they don't have to face him. Read More »

Duffy still earning his Majors stripes with KC

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Danny Duffy is here to stay. The Royals left-hander's fine start to this season -- 10 starts, 2.69 ERA -- and his anointed status as one of the organization's top young arms makes this a given. To everyone except Duffy, that is. Read More »