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Royals pick up Finnegan after bumpy season debut

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It was the sixth inning and the Royals were clinging to a tiny lead, and up stepped Brandon Moss for the opponent. Bam. Three-run homer by Moss, off a rookie Royals pitcher. This time, it was Brandon Finnegan.

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Ventura, Salazar to duel as Royals, Tribe wrap up set

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Right-hander Yordano Ventura (2-1, 4.09 ERA) will take the hill for the Royals opposite Indians right-hander Danny Salazar (2-0, 2.08 ERA) in the series finale between the American League Central foes on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

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Royals come alive with six-run seventh to rout Tribe

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Capped off by a three-run home run from Kendrys Morales, the Royals struck for six runs in the seventh inning against a trio of Tribe relievers on Tuesday night. The outburst helped Kansas City to an 11-5 victory and a series win over Cleveland at Prog...

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Moore dedicated to furthering youth baseball initiatives

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When Royals general manager Dayton Moore arrived here in 2006, his goal was not just to resurrect a struggling franchise. He also wanted to revive a connection between the Royals and youth baseball in the community. After nine years of committing the f...

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Royals Minor League report: April 27

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The Naturals opened with a home win over Springfield. Glenn Sparkman worked six innings, scattering two runs (one earned), seven hits and a walk with six strikeouts.

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Refined plate approach paying dividends for Moose

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The new Mike Moustakas is a hitter Royals fans, coaches and teammates are having fun watching. This Moustakas is the one driving the ball to all fields, especially left and left-center, parts of the ballpark he barely knew as a hitter before this season.

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Late flurry lifts Royals over Kluber, Indians

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The Royals took advantage of an off night for reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber and a rough showing from Cleveland's defense to claim a 6-2 victory over the Tribe on Monday in the opener of a three-game series at Progressive F...

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Guthrie, Bauer to duel as Tribe, Royals continue set

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The Royals will send out right-hander Jeremy Guthrie (1-1, 5.50 ERA) to counter Indians hard-throwing right-hander Trevor Bauer (2-0, 0.95 ERA) when the American League Central foes continue their series on Tuesday at Progressive Field.

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Royals Minor League report: April 26

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Omaha dropped a second straight to the PCL's top team. Joe Blanton produced 6.0 shutout innings for Omaha, striking out four with two hits and two walks. Jose Martinez drove home Casey Kotchman to give Omaha a 1-0 lead in the fifth.

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After strong start, one rough inning sinks Volquez, KC

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Edinson Volquez headed out to the mound to start the sixth inning Sunday afternoon working on a one-hit shutout. By the time he headed back to the dugout -- after recording just two outs -- the Royals suddenly were trailing and the right-hander's strea...

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Error costly as Volquez, Royals fall to White Sox

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The White Sox completed an unofficial sweep of the Royals on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field with a 5-3 victory in the regularly scheduled contest. The White Sox won the suspended game from Friday by a 3-2 margin, when Avisail Garcia delivered a walk-off...

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Vargas looking for complete effort in opener vs. Indians

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Jason Vargas will be looking for a more complete effort Monday night when the Royals open a three-game series against the Indians. Cleveland ace Corey Kluber will be looking to rebound from his last start when he battles Vargas.

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Gordon catapults into crowd for amazing grab

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon stunned the crowd at U.S. Cellular Field with an acrobatic catch in the sixth inning of Sunday's series finale against the White Sox. Gordon, who won the fourth American League Gold Glove Award of his career in 2014, dov...

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