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Round 7 brings Downes’ power potential to KC

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The Royals went with back-to-back outfielders late on Day 2 of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, taking Brandon Downes in the seventh round (213th overall). Read More »

Round 7 brings Downes’ power potential to KC

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The Royals went with back-to-back outfielders late on Day 2 of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, taking Brandon Downes in the seventh round (213th overall). Read More »

Royals pick Moon from backyard in Round 6

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The Royals stayed in-state for their sixth-round pick of the 2014 MLB Draft, taking outfielder Logan Moon of Missouri Southern State University. Read More »

Royals pick Moon from backyard in Round 6

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The Royals stayed in-state for their sixth-round pick of the 2014 MLB Draft, taking outfielder Logan Moon of Missouri Southern State University. Read More »

Royals deal Marks back to A’s for cash

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Left-hander Justin Marks made his Major League debut with Kansas City this season, but that will be it for him with the Royals. Marks was dealt to the Oakland Athletics on Friday for cash. Oddly enough, he started his pro career with the A's after they... Read More »

KC adds to SS stockpile with prepster Burt

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A plethora of shortstops in the system didn't stop the Royals from taking one in the fourth round of the 2014 First-Year MLB Player Draft on Friday, with Dawon Burt (5'9, 160 lbs) of Fuquay-Varina High School (N.C.) coming to Kansas City with the 123rd... Read More »

KC adds to SS stockpile with prepster Burt

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A plethora of shortstops in the system didn't stop the Royals from taking one in the fourth round of the 2014 First-Year MLB Player Draft on Friday, with Dawon Burt (5'9, 160 lbs) of Fuquay-Varina High School (N.C.) coming to Kansas City with the 123rd... Read More »

Royals’ fifth-round pick nets Aggies lefty Ray

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The Royals continued their commitment to bolstering their young pitching by drafting right-hander Corey Ray in the fifth round of the 2014 MLB Draft on Friday. Read More »

Royals’ fifth-round pick nets Aggies lefty Ray

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The Royals continued their commitment to bolstering their young pitching by drafting right-hander Corey Ray in the fifth round of the 2014 MLB Draft on Friday. Read More »

KC adds another arm, takes Skoglund in Round 3

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The Royals opened up Day 2 of the Draft with their fourth pitcher in five picks -- and third lefty -- selecting University of Central Florida left-hander Eric Skoglund in the third round on Friday. Read More »

KC adds another arm, takes Skoglund in Round 3

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The Royals opened up Day 2 of the Draft with their fourth pitcher in five picks -- and third lefty -- selecting University of Central Florida left-hander Eric Skoglund in the third round on Friday. Read More »

KC chooses prep southpaw Griffin with second pick

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Left-handed pitching was the Royals' emphasis in the first round of the First-Year Player Draft. Foster Griffin, a high school left-hander from Orlando, Fla., was chosen 28th overall by the Royals on Thursday night. Earlier, they picked lefty Brandon F... Read More »

Right-handed-hitting Vallot made strong impression

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After taking two pitchers, the Royals went to the other side of the plate for their third selection on Thursday night in the First-Year Player Draft with catcher Chase Vallot. Read More »

Royals rise late to claim I-70 Series vs. Cardinals

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It only took a few swings of the bat, and a couple of well-placed hits, for five innings of pent-up frustration to evaporate. The Royals used a three-run sixth inning to reverse a two-run deficit in Kansas City's 3-2 win over the Cardinals on Thursday ... Read More »

Cards lose challenge, then benefit from umps’ look

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Cardinals manager Mike Matheny lost a fifth-inning challenge Thursday, when umpires ruled the play would stand after a review. Umpire CB Bucknor's initial call was that Yadier Molina was out at second while trying for a double. Read More »