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Moustakas put on bereavement list, Escobar activated

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The Royals made a series of transactions Friday in preparation for their weekend series against the Tigers. Third baseman Mike Moustakas was placed on the bereavement list after the death of a family member, and shortstop Alcides Escobar was reinstated...

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Dyson indebted to mother’s hard work, selflesness

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Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson never forgets Mother's Day Dyson can't, he says, because he owes his mother, Cecilia, everything. "I can't ever pay her back for all she did for me," Dyson said.

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Blister hampers Volquez in start vs. Indians

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There was a very good reason for Royals starter Edinson Volquez's loss of command on Thursday -- a blister that had been developing his last two starts finally burst in the second inning.

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Royals take lead in 1st and don’t let go

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Eric Hosmer blasted a three-run homer and the Royals survived a shaky start from Edinson Volquez to hold off the Cleveland Indians, 7-4, on Thursday in a game that's start was delayed two hours and 17 minutes by rain.

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Ventura, Price square off in series opener

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Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura makes his first start since serving his seven-game suspension for an altercation with the White Sox on April 23. Left-hander David Price takes the mound for Detroit at Comerica Park. Price was brilliant against the R...

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Herrera has suspension reduced to 6 games

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The Royals received notice just prior to the rain-delayed game Thursday with the Indians that reliever Kelvin Herrera's seven-game suspension had been reduced to six games.

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Manfred: Royals show health of industry

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is making the rounds to every big league ballpark, and stop No. 22, here at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday, brought a smile to his face.

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Royals acquire catcher Butera from Angels

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The Royals bolstered their backup catcher situation on Thursday, acquiring Drew Butera from the Angels in exchange for Minor League infielder Ryan Jackson.

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Royals reinstate Hochevar; option Finnegan

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The Royals on Thursday reinstated right-hander Luke Hochevar from the disabled list and optioned left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.

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Royals Minor League report: May 6

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Bubba Starling, the Royals' 13th-ranked prospect, belted a pair of homers, while No. 5 prospect Miguel Almonte fired five scoreless innings to lead Double-A Northwest Arkansas to an 8-4 win over Springfield on Wednesday.

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Duffy gets roughed up without his good stuff

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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, who logged just one inning in the shortest non-injury outing of his career, said he just didn't have the stuff in a 10-3 loss to the Indians on Wednesday night

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Kendrys’ blast isn’t enough to sink Indians

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Jason Kipnis helped fuel a three-run second and right-hander Carlos Carrasco threw seven innings and as the Indians knocked out Royals starter Danny Duffy early en route to a 10-3 victory on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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NASCAR driver Bowyer visits Yost, Royals

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NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer, who is from Emporia, Kan., was back in the Royals' clubhouse prior to their game with the Indians on Wednesday -- in uniform wearing No. 15. On Saturday night, Bowyer will race at Kansas Speedway.

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Royals place Kratz on DL with left foot injury

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The Royals on Wednesday placed backup catcher Erik Kratz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Monday, and called up catcher Francisco Pena from Triple-A Omaha.

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