Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.
After 28 years of futility, the Kansas City Royals finally look playoff-bound; it’s been an amazing ride, but will it last?
Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez, and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
It was a beautiful summer Friday night at the ballpark. The crowd at Frawley Stadium in Delaware was festive...and why not? A nice evening of Carolina League baseball with fireworks to follow should put a smile on the face of any red-blooded American. Show More Summary
Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Josh Willingham homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 12-6 on Sunday for their 20th win in their last 25 games.
Phil Hughes threw seven sharp innings, Kurt Suzuki hit his third homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat first-place Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night to snap the Royals' three-game winning streak.
Josh Willingham returned to Target Field and hit a bases-clearing double in Kansas City's five-run fourth inning, and the surging Royals hung on to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night.
We cling to hope when an under-gunned team makes a run at the postseason, but it's probably all ephemeral. Not that anyone wants to hear that. Or write it. The Kansas City Royals are in first place, albeit by half a game. They have been there for most of this week, and for the first time in a long time. Show More Summary
Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh inning as Kansas City continued its hot streak, coming back at home to defeat Oakland, 7-3, on Thursday.
Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Thursday.
Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Jon Lester did it again. The Kansas City Royals played their first game as division leaders, riding an eight-game winning streak, only to again be foiled by Lester. The Royals are 11-2 in their last 13 games, but both losses came against the Oakland A’s recently-acquired ace. Lester has won all three of his starts […]
The Oakland A’s put an end to the Kansas City Royals’ eight-game winning streak on Tuesday night, as they exploded for 11 runs on 20 hits to back another strong outing from left-hander Jon Lester. But the A’s star of the game was third...Show More Summary
Jon Lester pitched six strong innings and Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Oakland Athletics beat Kansas City 11-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Royals' eight-game losing streak.
Lee Sung-woo, an avid Royals fan from South Korea, arrived last week for his first visit to Kansas City; since then, the team has lavished him with attention — and has won all seven of its games.
The Royals are on a warpath. Kansas City won its eighth game in a row on Monday night, overcoming the Oakland A’s to pull into pole position in the AL Central for the first time in 10 years. Of course, the most important product of the win was the capstone celebration: a ridiculously athletic backflip by Jarrod Dyson. Show More Summary
We've been keeping track of Sung Woo Lee, a cool-ass dude from South Korea who somehow ended up rooting for the Kansas City Royals and finally got to see a game in Kansas City thanks to a generous group of fans. He was a guest of honor of sorts at last night's game, and even got to throw out the first pitch. Read more...
"He's followed the team for something like two decades now but he has never visited the United States. This week, thanks to a group of nice fans, Sung Woo is getting an ambassador's welcome in Kansas City, and on Tuesday, 'the best Royals fan to have never seen a game in person,' in the Pine Tar Press's phrase, finally made it to the K."More here. Show More Summary
The Kansas City Royals haven't played October baseball in, like, forever. So the fact that this team pulled into first place all by itself in the American League Central with a dramatic 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night is kind of a big deal. Show More Summary
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar pumped his fist. Jarrod Dyson did a backflip. And for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas City Royals were in first place in mid-August.