Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante (14) and Alcides Escobar (2) are congratulated at the end of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The Royals won 6-2. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Royals, Tigers ready for pivotal AL Central series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar stood in front of his locker after hitting a home run that helped boost the Royals to a victory over the White Sox, and glanced at a TV […]

09/18/2014

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer is greeted in the dugout after scoring from third on a single by teammate Lorenzo Cain during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

DETROIT (AP) — James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop […]

09/10/2014

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar jumps over Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila on a force out during the second inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Scherzer, Tigers beat Royals again, 4-2

DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer figured he had squandered another lead when Alex Gordon’s fifth-inning drive sailed down the line in right field. “When that came off the bat, I was sure that thing was […]

09/10/2014

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Two day games on MLB schedule, including Angels

UNDATED (AP) — It’s not customary for there to be day games on a non-holiday Monday, but there are two games on tap this afternoon. In Detroit, the Tigers and Royals start a key series […]

09/08/2014

Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Scott Atchison throws to a batter in the eighth inning 0f a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

MLB Overview

(AP) — A third team has worked its way into the American League Central race. The Cleveland Indians are within 3 ½ games of the division-leading Royals after scoring twice in the bottom of the […]

08/31/2014

Minnesota Twins' Jordan Schafer (1) beats the tag by Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar (2) to steal second during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Royals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals conjured up a little more late-game magic Wednesday night. This time, they didn’t wait until the ninth inning. Shut down most of the night by the […]

08/27/2014

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter hits a grounder that scored Ichiro Suzuki in the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Jeter was out at first on the play. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Pineda kept throwing strikes. The Royals kept taking them, trying in vain to drive his pitch count up. When Yankees catcher Brian McCann looked up in the third […]

08/26/2014

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Royals scores 3 runs in 13th to beat Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Eric Hosmer tied a season high with four hits, pinch-runner Jarrod Dyson scored the go-ahead run in the 13th inning on a throwing error by rookie reliever Mike Morin, and the […]

05/24/2014

AP graph shows average salaries in Major League Baseball from 1970-2013.

MLB average salary up 5.4 percent to $3.39 million

NEW YORK (AP) — While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players’ union. The […]

12/18/2013

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Royals INF Tejada suspended 105 games for PED use

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The scourge of drugs and baseball claimed its third former MVP in a month when Miguel Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for an amphetamine. The Kansas […]

08/17/2013

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