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Willingham homers, adds to great start in KC

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Outfielder Josh Willingham has fit in nicely since being obtained from the Twins on Aug. 11. After hitting a home run in the series-opening 6-3 win on Friday night at Texas, he was 11-for-32 (.344 average) with four doubles, two homers and six RBIs wit... Read More »

Guthrie, first-place Royals look to pad lead in AL Central

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The Royals receive an opportunity to restart an impressive streak Saturday that was snapped in their last series. Starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie looks to build off the Royals' recent success, as they enter Saturday 23-6 in their last 29 games and lead... Read More »

Royals get their sizzle back, up lead in AL Central

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The Royals restored their sizzle as a ballclub, snapping back after a loss to knock off the Texas Rangers, 6-3, as 26,991 fans soaked up the Friday evening at Globe Life Park. Billy Butler and Josh Willingham each homered for Kansas City and Yordano Ve... Read More »

All-Star Perez returns to lineup

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As anticipated, catcher Salvador Perez was in the Royals' starting lineup on Friday night after clearing his MRI examination on Thursday's off-day. Read More »

Yost concerned about wins, not numbers

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Statistics? By this time in the Royals' run for the postseason, they mean little to manager Ned Yost. The subject at the moment happened to be right fielder Nori Aoki, who was 11-for-29 before a 0-for-10 skid going into the Texas series. Read More »

Willingham fitting in with Royals

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Outfielder Josh Willingham has fit in nicely since being obtained from the Twins on Aug. 11. Going into the series opener at Texas, he was 10-for-29 (.345) with four doubles, one home run and five RBIs. Read More »

Royals renew with four affiliates

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The Royals announced they have extended their association with four of their Minor League clubs. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 21

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The Storm Chasers dropped a second straight at Tacoma, cutting their division lead to one game. Read More »

MRI on Perez’s knee comes back clean

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Good news for the Royals: Catcher Salvador Perez's right knee passed an MRI examination. "Everything is OK, I'm feeling pretty good," Perez said on Thursday after undergoing the test in Texas. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: Aug. 20

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Orlando Calixte's single singled in a run in NW Arkansas' loss. Calixte is ranked 12th among Royals prospects by MLB.com. Read More »

With Butler in top form, Royals surging

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There's Billy Butler coming off the bench to belt a pinch-hit home run to sink Cleveland. There's Butler going 4-for-5 with a three-run blast in a blowout win at Arizona. There's Billy going behind the bag to snare a hot shot to help beat Minnesota. An... Read More »

Ventura, first-place Royals roll into series with Rangers

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The last time the Royals were in first place this late in the season was in 2003, though they couldn't hold their lead and make the postseason. As Kansas City tries to ensure that history doesn't repeat itself, Yordano Ventura takes the hill against Co... Read More »

Royals enjoying their success, not looking too far ahead

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It's been 29 years since the Royals last enjoyed baseball's postseason. No sense getting in a hurry right now. Manager Ned Yost certainly isn't. He is enjoying what has happened in the last month, but he knows better than to start thinking about what c... Read More »

Duffy, Royals can’t slam door on Rockies

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Colorado's Matt McBride came through with his first career grand slam to hand the Royals a 5-2 loss on Wednesday night and put an end to their streak of eighth consecutive series victories. Read More »

Perez scratched with sore right knee, to have MRI

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez will go for an MRI on his sore right knee Thursday after he was a late scratch for Wednesday's series finale against the Rockies. Read More »