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For Gordon, no time like the present

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Just how the 2015 Royals will fare will depends greatly on their quiet leader, two-time All-Star and four-time American League Gold Glove Award winner Alex Gordon. Just how Gordon, perhaps the best left fielder in the game, fares will also greatly affe...

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Versatile Merrifield caught in numbers game

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Outfielder Whit Merrifield isn't a likely candidate to make the 25-man roster, though he is still in camp. If the Royals had opted for an eight-man bullpen, perhaps Merrifield's versatility could have earned him a spot.

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Yost says Gordon still getting his timing down

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Royals manager Ned Yost said he is not concerned with left fielder Alex Gordon's slow start this spring in Cactus League games. Gordon was hitting just .125 with no extra-base hits entering Monday's action.

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Sharp Volquez fans eight in loss to Cubs

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Veteran Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson found the ballpark on Sunday, but he's still trying to find his spot in the rotation with only a week to go in the Cactus League season. Jackson was pitted against another veteran, right-hander Edinson Volquez, s...

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Rios feels sky-high about 2015 Royals

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In the company of one of the liveliest bands of players in baseball, Alex Rios is reinvigorated. The American League champion Royals are taking the graceful, athletic right fielder back to his youth following a dark, injury-derailed season in Texas.

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Gore suffers broken jaw in Minor League game

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Terrance Gore, the Royals' speedster outfielder who became a baserunning weapon for the Royals last September and October, suffered a fractured jaw when he was hit by a pitch in a Minor League game Friday, according to manager Ned Yost.

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