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Scoring chance lost on interference call

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Was it batter's interference? The batter, Lorenzo Cain, didn't think so. But the plate umpire did, and it's his opinion that counted. The result was that a splendid scoring opportunity was squelched in the eighth inning of the Royals' 2-1 loss to the T... Read More »

Viva Los Royals festivities on tap for Saturday

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It's almost like a doubleheader -- the annual Viva Los Royals celebration and a Salvador Perez bobblehead giveaway. It happens on Saturday, when the Royals play the Tigers. Read More »

Hochevar likely to start throwing in September

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Luke Hochevar, out after undergoing Tommy John surgery during Spring Training, accompanied the Royals on their last road trip, and there he was the other day, in the outfield at Tropicana Field, throwing -- left-handed. Hochevar, of course, is a righty... Read More »

Royals shuffle outfield deck midgame

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After three innings of play in Friday night's 2-1 loss to the Tigers, the Royals suddenly shuffled their outfielders.Lorenzo Cain went from center field to right, Jarrod Dyson from left field to center and Nori Aoki from right field to left. The reason? Cain's legs were giving him trouble. Read More »

In wake of Gordon’s injury, Aoki makes early DL return

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Nori Aoki is back with the Royals, earlier than expected. Aoki was recalled from an injury rehabilitation assignment in the Minors, reinstated from the disabled list and put into right field and his old leadoff spot in the batting order on Friday night... Read More »

In wake of Gordon’s injury, Aoki makes early DL return

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Nori Aoki is back with the Royals, earlier than expected. Aoki was recalled from an injury rehabilitation assignment in the Minors, reinstated from the disabled list and put into right field and his old leadoff spot in the batting order on Friday night... Read More »

Royals Minor League report: July 10

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Royals No. 6 prospect Hunter Dozier hit a go-ahead three-run homer as Double-A Northwest Arkansas stormed back with four in the ninth. to beat Springfield, 5-4, on Thursday. Read More »

Royals hope to regain momentum behind Duffy

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The Royals will send Danny Duffy to the mound on Friday to try to regain some momentum after Thursday's tough loss. Anibal Sanchez will pitch for the Tigers, trying to bounce back from his worst outing of the season his last time out. Read More »

Guthrie, Royals miss chance to gain on Tigers

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The Royals' much-anticipated four-game series against the first-place Tigers got off to a dismal start, a 16-4 loss on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium. That was the bad news. The good news is that there are still three games left in which to made am... Read More »

Royals’ top pick Finnegan makes debut

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Brandon Finnegan, the Royals' first pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, made his professional debut on Thursday with Class A Advanced Wilmington. He threw two perfect innings against Potomac in Game 2 of a doubleheader, a game that was suspended ... Read More »

Gordon out of All-Star Game, possibly Detroit series

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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon is out of the All-Star Game and probably out of this weekend's four-game series against the first-place Tigers as well. Read More »

After appendectomy, Vargas on DL; Coleman recalled

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Jason Vargas, after undergoing an appendectomy on Wednesday, was placed on the disabled list on Thursday, and reliever Louis Coleman was recalled to take his roster spot. Read More »

Moustakas better after bout with flu

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Mike Moustakas is recovering from the flu that kept him out of Wednesday night's 5-4 victory over the Rays. "He feels better, he's ready to go," manager Ned Yost said. But with the Tigers starting a lefty on Thursday, the right-handed-hitting Danny Val... Read More »

Holland recalls momentous 2013 ASG entrance

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On Thursday, with prompting from club publicist Mike Swanson at an All-Star media session, Greg Holland told about his wayward entrance into the 2013 All-Star Game. Read More »

Legendary scout Stewart promotes book at Kauffman

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Art Stewart, a legendary figure among Major League scouts, met the media on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium to promote his new book. Read More »