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Royals unable to reap benefits of challenge

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Talk about a strange ninth inning. An umpire's call was overturned via a challenge, a Royals player was ejected for applauding and the series finale against the Dodgers ended on a "snow cone." Read More »

Ripken, Royals make baseball more accessible

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On Wednesday, the Royals and Cal Ripken Jr. helped reveal a baseball field and a general park for children with special needs in Independence, Mo. A similar project will be implemented in Olathe, Kan. Read More »

Several Royals have Yost’s All-Star vote

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Ask manager Ned Yost which one of his Royals position players should be on the American League All-Star team, and he will name his catcher, left fielder, shortstop and center (sometimes right) fielder. Read More »

Yost times Sal’s rest to border Royals off-day

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Royals manager Ned Yost gave Salvador Perez an evening out of the starting lineup Wednesday against the Dodgers, and he said the rest was not injury-related. Read More »

High expectations clear in Yost’s evaluation

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With the season's halfway point approaching, Royals manager Ned Yost was asked before Wednesday night's game if his club had responded as well as expected in the first half. The answer? Not quite. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 24

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Omaha finished 1-3 in the series after El Paso plated five in the ninth. The late scoring resulted in a no decision for Sugar Ray Marimon (6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 SO). No. 15-ranked prospect Christian Colon recorded two hits, extending his hitting s... Read More »

Duffy duels, but Royals’ offense stifled by Kershaw

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Clayton Kershaw, the National League's reigning Cy Young Award winner, pitched the Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night in an Interleague game that drew 28,302 fans to Kauffman Stadium. Read More »

Shields, Haren to settle Interleague set in KC

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The Royals send their ace, James Shields, to the mound in the Interleague rubber match against the Dodgers and Dan Haren on Wednesday. Read More »

Call in first stands as Royals’ challenge streak ends

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The Royals' streak of successful instant replay challenges ended at five in the first inning on Tuesday night. Read More »

Gordon’s defense deserving of All-Star attention

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With just more than a week remaining until All-Star voting ends, Royals outfielder Alex Gordon remains on the outside looking in. Read More »

Class A righty Binford picked for Futures Game

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Christian Binford, a right-handed starter at Class A Advanced Wilmington, was named Tuesday to represent the Royals at the SiriusXM Futures All-Star Game, which will be played on Sunday, July 13, at Target Field in Minneapolis. Read More »

Chen activated, Collins down, Joseph designated

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Left-handed pitcher Bruce Chen was in and two other left-handers, Tim Collins and Donnie Joseph, were out as the Royals made roster moves on Tuesday. Read More »

Big league power highlights Futures Game rosters

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Fans of power will be very pleased with this year's rosters, which were released on Tuesday. The 16th edition of this Minor League exhibition on All-Star Sunday has some of the biggest bats the prospect world has to offer. Read More »

Greinke can’t dodge boos or bats in return to KC

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Zack Greinke's third return trip to Kauffman Stadium since being traded by the Royals after the 2010 season -- this time wearing Dodger Blue -- was not a happy occasion. He was banged around for 11 hits and all five runs in a 5-3 loss to his old team i... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 23

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Royals No. 7 prospect Bubba Starling hit a solo shot in the first, his second homer in as many at-bats, in Wilimington's 9-3 win over Frederick on Monday. He finished 2-for-4 with a walk and two runs. The reigning Carolina League Player of the Week has... Read More »