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Royals draw most fans since 1991 season

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The Royals finished their regular-season home schedule with the biggest attendance since 1991 and not far under the 2 million mark at 1,956,482. That's an average of 24,154 for 81 home dates.

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Royals opt for speed at top of batting order

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With his offense sputtering and Kansas City caught in a slump that included four losses in five games, Yost chose speed over convention on Sept. 13, placing Alcides Escobar, Nori Aoki and Lorenzo Cain in the top three spots.

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Royals’ rookies get chance to swing their bats

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The Royals' lopsided 10-1 loss to the Tigers in Friday night's series opener allowed for a few young players to achieve career firsts. Terrance Gore, called up primarily for his baserunning skills, logged his first Major League at-bat, as did outfielde...

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Willingham bats third with Cain getting break

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Lorenzo Cain has gone 9-for-28 (.321) in the Royals' homestand, but he was not in the No. 3 spot in Saturday's starting lineup against the Tigers. Instead, Josh Willingham batted third as the designated hitter. There were a couple of reasons, according...

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Royals Hall of Famer White returns to The K

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Former Royals star Frank White was back at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night for the first time since 2011. White had not attended a game since a falling out with the Royals when he left their TV broadcasting team. He and wife Teresa attended the game w...

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Aoki stays locked in with two knocks in loss

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One game into a crucial showdown with the first-place Tigers, and it's clear that, so far, only one thing carried over from the Royals' previous series: Nori Aoki's scorching bat. The outfielder ran his multi-hit streak to four games in a 10-1 loss on ...

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