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Royals will be tested by Gordon’s absence

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Outfielder Alex Gordon's absence is more impactful than any of the other disappointments the Royals have dealt with during these first three and a half months.

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First-place Royals poised for second-half run

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The Royals have been through fights, suspensions, numerous injuries, and yet at the All-Star break, they sit comfortably in first place by 4 1/2 games in the American League Central with a league-best 52-34 record.

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MVP Trout fuels AL’s third straight ASG win

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Behind a 1-for-3 effort from Mike Trout, who also walked and scored a pair of runs, the American League held off the National League, 6-3, on Tuesday night in the 86th All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Trout...

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Cain logs 2 hits, RBI double in All-Star win

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Just a couple of hours before Tuesday's All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile, Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was asked if he'd like to do something really special in the game.

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Salvy gets All-Star rematch with Bumgarner

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It was the rematch from the final out of Game 7 of the World Series, San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner vs. Royals catcher Salvador Perez when they met again in Tuesday night's All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile.

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Royals making most of All-Star moments

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Almost every Royals All-Star had a mission at Monday's media session. Kelvin Herrera wanted to meet Yankees reliever Dellin Betances. Alcides Escobar wanted to chat it up with Jose Altuve of the Astros. Wade Davis wanted to say hi to Tigers lefty David...

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AL-NL clash to be a Great American Classic

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There have been years of waiting, and then more years of preparation, for their moment on one of the biggest stages of baseball. And now, the Reds and Cincinnati are ready to welcome the world to its home at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday night.

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Moustakas’ mom on his mind at All-Star Game

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The Royals' All-Stars were calling it "Royals Row" -- all six Royals All-Stars present were lined up at tables along a side wall at the hotel for their media sessions Monday. "How cool is this?" asked third baseman Mike Moustakas.

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Salvy sizzles on defense for red-hot Royals

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The 90-plus-degree heat made defense a rare issue for the Royals in Sunday's 11-10 win over the Blue Jays, but not even the stifling conditions could throw Salvador Perez off his game.

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Orlando delivers again with clutch home run

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After hitting a walk-off grand slam in the second game of last Tuesday's doubleheader with the Rays, Paulo Orlando once again came through with a clutch homer in the eighth inning of the Royals' 11-10 win over the Blue Jays on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals turn to Volquez in Game 1 of twin bill

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The White Sox and Royals will appreciate the break the All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile brings as they jump into the second half of the season with a day-night doubleheader on Friday. Both teams will make up a postponed game from April 25 in the aft...

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Royals turn to Volquez in Game 1 of twin bill

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The White Sox and Royals will appreciate the break the All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile brings as they jump into the second half of the season with a day-night doubleheader on Friday. Both teams will make up a postponed game from April 25 in the aft...

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Royals’ trio enjoys Futures Game experience

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The most interesting prospect for the Royals also happens to have the most fascinating name -- Balbino Fuenmayor, a 25-year-old Venezuelan who a year ago at this time was toiling in the independent Can-Am League in Quebec.

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Orlando’s HR rescues Royals against Blue Jays

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Paulo Orlando snapped a tie with a homer in the eighth inning off reliever Bo Schultz to lift the Royals to an 11-10 victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday in the rubber game at Kauffman Stadium.

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Royals set rotation following All-Star break

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Royals manager Ned Yost on Sunday confirmed his starting rotation following the All-Star break, and it looks pretty familiar -- which isn't a bad thing.

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