Home | Tag Archives: game (page 3)

Tag Archives: game

Cain settling into leadoff spot in Royals’ order

kqnk-300x150-default

With Nori Aoki on the 15-day disabled list, manager Ned Yost has identified Lorenzo Cain as the right fielder's replacement atop the Royals' lineup. Cain batted in the leadoff spot for the fifth straight game on Friday night. Read More »

High expectations clear in Yost’s evaluation

kqnk-300x150-default

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 keep Cain at leadoff, move Infante to sixth

kqnk-300x150-default

Ned Yost doesn't like to change his lineup very much but, after four consecutive losses, the Royals' manager did a little tinkering for Monday night's game against the Dodgers. Read More »

Gordon returns to KC lineup after brief illness

kqnk-300x150-default

One day after missing his first game of the season because of flu, left fielder Alex Gordon was back in the Royals' lineup on Friday night against the Mariners. Read More »

Aoki day to day with left groin discomfort

kqnk-300x150-default

Royals right fielder Nori Aoki left Tuesday night's game against the Tigers in the second inning with discomfort in his left groin muscle. Read More »

Pitching, defense kept Royals afloat

kqnk-300x150-default

While the Royals worked through a mediocre-to-below average first eight weeks of the season, it could have been much worse if not for some of the best pitching and defense in the game. Read More »

Royals Minor League report: June 10

kqnk-300x150-default

Bubba Starling, ranked No. 7 among the Royals' top prospects, doubled and scored a run in the first game of Class A Advanced Wilmington's two losses against Winston-Salem. Read More »

Royals hand ball to Vargas for opener against Indians

kqnk-300x150-default

Corey Kluber probably has some fond memories of the Royals. After all, the Indians right-hander pitched the first complete game of his career the last time he faced Kansas City, holding its lineup to one unearned run on four hits on April 24. He'll loo... Read More »

Yankees-Royals finale postponed by rain

kqnk-300x150-default

The rainout against the Yankees on Monday night had just been announced, but the Royals were already making a move in preparation for the Cleveland series. The fourth game of the Yankees series was postponed because of constant rain and the forecast of... Read More »

Royals fall in 11th after ninth-inning charge

kqnk-300x150-default

The third game of this year's I-70 Series went to St. Louis, as the Cardinals knocked off Kansas City in 11 innings, 5-2, on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals had won the first two games across the state at Busch Stadium. Read More »

Shields looks to keep KC rolling in St. Louis

kqnk-300x150-default

The Royals turn to ace James Shields on Tuesday, looking to keep the momentum going against the slumping Cardinals, who have now lost six of eight. St. Louis will start left-hander Jaime Garcia at Busch Stadium in the second game of the I-70 rivalry se... Read More »

Cardinals lose challenge on Cain’s infield hit

kqnk-300x150-default

In a game where offense was hard to come by, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny challenged a safe call at first base Monday night against Kansas City. Read More »

Duffy set to face Cardinals; Chen progressing

kqnk-300x150-default

"Dead arm" or not, left-hander Danny Duffy plans to be full of life on Monday night at St. Louis when he faces the Cardinals. Duffy lasted just four innings and gave up six runs in Wednesday's 9-3 loss to the Astros. Bruce Chen (sore back) threw a simu... Read More »

Valencia out of lineup for fifth straight game

kqnk-300x150-default

Third baseman Danny Valencia was out of the Royals' starting lineup for the fifth straight game on Thursday night against the Blue Jays. Valencia is recovering from a hand injury sustained while batting at Anaheim last weekend. Read More »

Yost: Lack of offense affects every phase of game

kqnk-300x150-default

Manager Ned Yost chalked up his sixth-inning ejection from Tuesday's 3-0 loss to the Astros as sheer frustration that simply boiled over. The root of that frustration, according to the Royals' manager, was a stalled offense. Read More »