Royals Losing Streak Pushed to Three

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Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this season. This is the first three game losing streak since the end of August of […]

Guthrie Struggles as Yankees Crush Royals

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Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday. Stephen Drew added another three-run homer off a favorite foil of the Yankees, Jeremy Guthrie (4-3), before the team made […]

Wacha Silences Royals Offense

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 Unbeaten Michael Wacha won for the seventh straight time this year and the St. Louis Cardinals ended their season-worst three-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Sunday. Wacha held the majors’ best-hitting team to one unearned run and five singles in seven innings. He exited with a 1.87 ERA and became the first […]

Morales Powers Royals Over Redbirds

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Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and had five RBIs, Chris Young gave up six hits in six innings and the Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 Friday night. The Royals improved to 27-14, the best record in the majors, while the Cardinals dropped to 27-15, best in the National League. Morales, who leads […]

Guthrie Leads Royals in Sweep of Reds

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Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday night. The Royals tied a club record with 24 consecutive scoreless innings, which was set June 9-12, 1976. That streak ended in the seventh when Brandon Phillips’ two-out double off reliever Ryan Madson scored Zack Cozart. The Royals, who […]

Ventura Leads Royals to Back to Back Shutout Wins

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Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30, 1992, when Dennis Rasmussen and Rick Reed blanked the California Angels. […]

Rafael Furcal Announces Retirement

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Royals infielder Rafael Furcal announced today that he is retiring from professional baseball after a distinguished 14-year career in the Major Leagues.  He signed a minor league contract with the Royals during Spring Training of this year and played in seven games with Wilmington (A) and Northwest Arkansas (AA). Furcal, 37, spent a majority of […]

Volquez Leads Royals to Series Clinching Win

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Edinson Volquez threw three-hit ball for seven innings, Salvador Perez homered and drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals rudely welcomed Chris Capuano back to the big leagues with a 6-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. The Royals got production from throughout their lineup to take the rubber game of […]

Duffy Struggles Again in Royals Loss

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Chase Headley and Alex Rodriguez homered, CC Sabathia found his form in his eighth start of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday night. The Yankees snapped their skid at four and evened the three-game series. With rain approaching the entire evening, Sabathia (2-5) made quick work of […]

Royals Add Blanton to Roster

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has selected right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton’s contract from Triple-A Omaha. He will be in uniform (#49) for tonight’s game against the New York Yankees at 6:10.  In corresponding moves, the Royals optioned right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks to Omaha after last night’s game. The team also recalled […]

Royals Pound Yankees Pitching

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Lorenzo Cain had a career-high five RBIs, Kendrys Morales drove in three more runs and the Kansas City Royals routed the New York Yankees 12-1 on Friday night. The Royals scored six times in the sixth inning while knocking Yankees starter Michael Pineda from the game, then cruised the rest of the way to open a three-game […]

Royals Recall Aaron Brooks, Option Yohan Pino

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The Kansas City Royals today recalled right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks from Triple-A Omaha.  In a corresponding roster move, right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino has been optioned to Omaha. Brooks, 25, started five games for the Storm Chasers, compiling a 3.51 ERA and 35 strikeouts to nine walks in 33.1 innings.  He appeared in two games last […]

Guthrie Comes Up Huge in Royals Win

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Alcides Escobar homered on the first pitch of the game and made a sparkling catch on Miguel Cabrera’s line drive two innings later, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Jeremy Guthrie (2-2) allowed two runs in 7 1-3 innings for the Royals, who moved back into first […]

Late Error Gives Tigers the Win

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Reliever Yohan Pino, called up earlier in the day by Kansas City, threw wildly to first base, allowing Anthony Gose to score the winning run in the ninth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Royals 6-5 on Friday night. Gose led off the ninth with a double on Pino’s first pitch, and on the next […]

Royals Announce Several Roster Changes Including Vargas To DL.

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The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves this afternoon.  The club has reinstated shortstop Alcides Escobar from the seven-day disabled list (concussion), for tonight’s 6:08 p.m. (CT) game against the Detroit Tigers.  The club also announced that third baseman Mike Moustakas has been placed on the Bereavement/Family Emergency List today.  He will be eligible […]

Hosmer Plus Lights Out Bullpen Lead Royals to Win

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Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber remained winless through seven starts this year, with Eric Hosmer hitting a three-run homer in the first inning that sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Thursday. Kluber (0-5) matched the record for most winless starts by a pitcher after winning a Cy Young […]

Royals Reinstate Luke Hocheavar From 15-Day D.L., Option Brandon Finnegan

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list for today’s 1:10 p.m. game against the Cleveland Indians.  In a corresponding roster move, the Royals have optioned left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan to Northwest Arkansas (AA). Hochevar, 31, missed the entire 2014 season after having “Tommy […]

Nascar Star Clint Bowyer Visits The K

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The first thing Ned Yost asked Clint Bowyer when the Royals manager called the NASCAR driver into his office Wednesday night was for some much-needed help with his lineup. His fantasy racing lineup. Bowyer pointed out that Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick have been dominating on the 1 1/2-mile tracks lately, and Jeff Gordon always […]

Royals To Debut “Los Reales” Jersey On July 25th

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The Kansas City Royals are pleased to announce the Club’s newest specialized jersey featuring the Spanish name “Los Reales” on the front.  The announcement will take place today at 3 p.m. on the field at Kauffman Stadium.  The Royals will wear the new jerseys on Saturday, July 25 when they host the Houston Astros at […]

Price Shuts Down Royals Bats

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David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night. Price (3-1) limited the Royals to four singles until Lorenzo Cain homered with two-out in the ninth spoiled his bid for his second career shutout. Price struck out three and […]

Royals Thump Tigers in Series Opener

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Danny Duffy pitched shutout ball into the eighth and Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Thursday night. The Royals pounded out 14 hits, which four of them were the extra base variety. Jarrod Dyson had three hits, Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez […]

Limited Tickets Available For Weekend Games Vs. Detroit

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that only scattered single and standing-room tickets remain for games this Friday, Saturday and Sunday vs. Detroit, plus the Thursday, May 7 game, a 1:10 p.m. matinee vs. Cleveland.  Standing-room tickets for the weekend games vs. Detroit are available for $20 at royals.com/tickets, with May 7 standing-room tickets available […]

Ventura Struggles as Indians Avoid Sweep

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Jason Kipnis homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians snap a four-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. The Royals took the lead 2-0 in the first inning on a Kendrys Morales single scoring two. The Indians answered every time the Royals took the […]

Royals Score 6 in 7th To Overtake Indians 11-5

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CLEVELAND — Kendry Morales’ three-run homer capped a six-run seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 11-5 on Tuesday night. Kansas City’s big inning came after Cleveland had taken a 5-3 lead on Brandon Moss’ three-run homer in the sixth. Alcides Escobar’s two-run double off Scott Atchison (0-1) tied the game. […]

Royals Recall LHP Brandon Finnegan, Option INF Orlando Calixte

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas and optioned infielder Orlando Calixte to Triple-A Omaha.  Finnegan will be in uniform (#27) for tonight’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Finnegan, 22, opened the season with the Naturals, and […]

Royals Fall to Twins 3-0

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(AP) — Mike Pelfrey pitched seven scoreless innings to pick up his first victory since 2013 as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 Wednesday night. Joe Mauer reached base four times with two hits and two walks and scored a run. Pelfrey’s last victory was Sept. 23, 2013, against Detroit. He went 0-3 in […]

Volquez Tosses a Gem as Royals Club Twins

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Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night. Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales and Paulo Orlando drove in a pair each as the Royals finally figured […]

Royals Fall to Twins as Minnesota Takes the Series

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Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season. Tommy Milone (2-0) picked up his second straight victory for the Twins, recovering from a rough start to log 5 1-3 innings. Lorenzo Cain put the Royals […]

Gibson Shuts Down Royals Offense

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Kansas City became the last team in the majors to lose this season, as Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer for the Minnesota Twins in a 3-1 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night. The Royals (7-1) were chasing the 2003 team’s 9-0 start as the best in franchise […]

Terrence Gore Called Up to Replace Rios

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled outfielder Terrance Gore from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.  Gore will be in uniform (#0) for tonight’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis. Gore made his Major League debut in 2014 when he was brought up to the majors when the rosters expanded with […]

Rios Suffers Broken Bone in Hand

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Kansas City rightfielder, Alex Rios, suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch in the eighth inning of yesterday’s 12-3 win in Minnesota.  No timetable has been set as to the length of time he will be sidelined and the Royals will likely make […]

Royals Clobber Twins, Push Winning Streak to Seven

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The Kansas City Royals became the only unbeaten team in the majors as Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning and Kendrys Morales homered in a 12-3 romp over Minnesota, spoiling the Twins’ home opener Monday. The defending American League champions improved to 7-0. It’s the second-best start in Kansas City’s history, behind the 2003 club […]

Royals Sweep Angels, Push Streak to Six

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Alcides Escobar and Alex Rios hit two-run doubles, Salvador Perez homered, and the defending AL champion Kansas City Royals extended their season-opening win streak to six games with a 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. The Royals pounded out 14 hits and six of those were the extra base variety.  The Angels took […]

Long Ball Leads Royals to Fifth Straight Win

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Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez homered during a five-run fourth inning against Jered Weaver, and the defending AL champion Kansas City Royals extended their season-opening winning streak to five games with a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Jeremy Guthrie (1-0) threw 94 pitches in his season debut, allowing four runs and […]

Royals Push Winning Streak to Four

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Kendrys Morales homered, Lorenzo Cain drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals remained unbeaten with a 4-2 victory over Los Angeles on Friday night in the Angels’ home opener. Eric Hosmer drove in an early run and Jason Vargas pitched six solid innings against his former team for the defending AL champion Royals. They […]

Phone Systems Hamper White Sox-Royals Game in KC

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The White Sox and Royals were delayed for nearly 5 minutes in the first inning Thursday when the phone system that allows the managers to call from their dugouts went down. Royals spokesman Mike Swanson said both teams were affected by the outage, which prevented the managers from contacting their bullpens or replay officials. Chief […]

Major League Baseball Wants Fans to Vote for “Franchise Four”

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Major League Baseball today announced details of the “Franchise Four” promotion, in which fans can select the four most impactful players from all 30 clubs, along with the Negro Leagues, a “Pioneers” ballot for pre-1915 players and a “Greatest Living Players” category. Eight finalists from each category were selected based on recommendations from a Blue […]

Opening Day is Here!

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Kansas City Royals take on the Chicago White Sox Monday Afternoon. Manager Ned Yost spoke to the media in the dugout prior to today’s game. Royals Lineup: 1. Escobar 2. Moustakas 3. Cain 4. Hosmer 5. Morales  6. Gordon 7. Rios  8. Perez 9. Infante Royals Manager Ned Yost 

Royals Ink Yordano Ventura To Multi-Year Deal

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 4, 2015) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed right-handed pitcher Yordano Ventura to a five-year contract, which runs through the 2019 season with club options for 2020 and 2021.  Per club policy, terms of the deal were not announced. Ventura, 23, is coming off one […]

Royals Secure Outright Waivers on Pitcher Louis Coleman

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KANSAS CITY, MO (April 3, 2015) – The Kansas City Royals today announced that the club has secured outright waivers on right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman, who has been assigned to Triple-A Omaha.  Coleman, who turns 29 tomorrow, has pitched in 148 Major League games with Kansas City since debuting in 2011.  Following the move, the […]

Details for Opening Day at Kauffman Stadium

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The Kansas City Royals today announced details of a special extended Opening Day pregame ceremony, set for Monday, April 6, prior to a 3:10 start vs. the Chicago White Sox.  Pregame events include a ring presentation for members of the 2014 American League Championship team and the raising of the American League pennant flag.  Stadium […]

Royals Announce TV Games on FOX Sports Kansas City

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With the addition of 11 national TV appearances to FOX Sports Kansas City’s 150 regional telecasts, an all-time high 161 Kansas City Royals games are scheduled for television in 2015. FOX Sports announced in March that it will carry 10 games as part of Major League Baseball’s national television package – six on FOX Sports […]

Royals to Let Fans Vote for 6th Inning Song Again

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The Kansas City Royals are asking fans once again to help select the sixth inning sing-along song at Kauffman Stadium through the Play It Forward contest, presented by the Missouri Lottery.  Sixteen popular tracks that received the highest vote totals last season have been selected for the bracket-style contest. During each home game beginning with […]

Mike Sweeney Elected To Royals Hall Of Fame

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 25, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals have announced that First Baseman Mike Sweeney has been voted into the Royals Hall of Fame.  He will become the elite group’s 26th inductee this season with a ceremony before a game at Kauffman Stadium, which will be announced at a later date. Sweeney […]

Audio: Royals GM Dayton Moore 2/19

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Royals General Manager, Dayton Moore met with the media as Pitchers & Catchers reported to Surprise, AZ for Spring Training 2015. Moore discussed the options the organization has with its pitchers as well as the mindset and expectations from a World Series appearance.   ( Audio Courtesy Kansas City Royals Baseball) 

Royals Sign LHP Franklin Morales To Minor League Deal

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 19, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed left-handed pitcher Franklin Morales to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training. Morales, 29, earned a career-best six wins last season, making 22 starts (38 appearances) with the Colorado Rockies.  He was […]

Royals Agree To Terms With Eric Hosmer On Two-Year Contract

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 18, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms with first baseman Eric Hosmer on a two-year contract, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.   Hosmer, 25, earned his second-straight Rawlings Gold Glove Award in 2014, batting […]

Royals Agree To Terms With Greg Holland

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 13, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with right-handed relief pitcher Greg Holland on a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.  Per club policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed. Holland, 29, was named to the American League All-Star team for the second-straight […]

Royals and Herrera Agree to Two Year Deal

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with right-handed pitcher Kelvin Herrera on a two-year deal, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.  Herrera, 25, put together an outstanding 2014 campaign, going 4-3 with a 1.41 ERA (11 ER in 70. IP) in […]

Danny Duffy Signs Contract with Royals

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.  Duffy, 26, had an outstanding 2014 season, ranking fifth in the American League in ERA (2.53), fifth in opponents’ batting […]

Royals, Mike Moustakas Agree To Terms On 2015 Contract

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 3, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with third baseman Mike Moustakas for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.  Moustakas, 26, hit 15 home runs last season, while […]

Royals 2015 Slogan: Forever Royal

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After showing the baseball world they’ve earned the right to wear a crown on their sleeves and the word “Royals” across their chests, the defending American League Champions debuted their new advertising campaign and tagline, “Forever Royal” “Something truly magical happened last year – not just in October, but all season long,” said Michael Bucek, […]

Royals Announce 2015 Promotions & Special Events

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KANSAS CITY, MO (January 30, 2015) – As the 2015 Kansas City Royals campaign approaches, the club has announced its promotions and special events calendar for the upcoming season. This year’s schedule features great giveaways, the return of fan favorites and the introduction of special offers, which allow fans to experience all the ballpark’s offerings […]

Royals Players Arrive In Topeka For Meet & Greet With Fans

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Royals players Brandon Finnegan and Lane Adams along with Royals Hall of Famer Jeff Montgomery and Broadcaster Joel Goldberg arrived at Academy Sports + Outdoors on Thursday evening. An estimated 300 fans lined up for autographs at the sporting goods store in Topeka. Fans brought or made hand-written “Thank You” cards for troops. Royals Charities will […]

Royals, Outfielder Jarrod Dyson Agree To Terms For 2015

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KANSAS CITY, MO (January 27, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Jarrod Dyson for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.  Dyson, 30, set a career-high with 36 stolen bases last […]

Royals Invite 23 Players to Spring Training

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the 2014 American League Champions have invited 23 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training in Surprise, Ariz. Among the invitations are 10 pitchers, three catchers, seven infielders and three outfielders. Included in the 23 invitees are 15 players that were in the Royals’ organization last season.  Left-handed […]

Royals Agree To Terms With Relievers Louis Coleman and Tim Collins

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KANSAS CITY, MO (January 16, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on one-year contracts with right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman and left-handed pitcher Tim Collins for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed.  Coleman, 28, pitched in both […]

Cain, Davis, Ventura Honored with Royals Team Awards

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KANSAS CITY, MO (January 12, 2015) – The Kansas City Royals announced their 2014 team award winners today, which were voted on by the Kansas City Chapter of the BWAA.  Outfielder Lorenzo Cain was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year, while relief pitcher Wade Davis garnered the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year […]

Royals Minor League Coaching Staffs Announced

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The Kansas City Royals announced their 2015 minor league staff assignments today, also naming their minor league coordinators for the upcoming season.   Affiliates: The leader of the 2014 Triple-A champion Omaha Storm Chasers, Brian Poldberg, returns for his second season at the post after guiding the Storm Chasers to their third Pacific Coast League […]

Alex Gordon Undergoes Successful Wrist Procedure

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KANSAS CITY, MO (December 30, 2014) – Outfielder Alex Gordon underwent successful right wrist extensor retinaculum repair this morning by hand and wrist specialist Dr. Bruce Toby at the University of Kansas Hospital.  While no formal timetable is being announced the 30-year old Gordon, a four-time Rawlings Gold Glove winner and 2014 American League Platinum […]