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Sale pitches White Sox past Royals »

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By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) – Chris Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star break and Adam Dunn had two RBIs and scored a run to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-1 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Sale (9-1) wasn’t at his […]

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Royals shut down by Lester, Red Sox in loss »

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BOSTON (AP) — Kansas City’s Billy Butler summed up Jon Lester’s performance, paused for a few seconds, and realized it was a lost weekend for the Royals. Lester allowed no earned runs for the third time in four starts, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Royals with a 6-0 win […]

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Royals acquire pitcher Jason Frasor from Texas for minor league pitcher »

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Kansas City Royals Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired veteran right-handed pitcher Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton.  In a corresponding 40-man roster move, the Royals designated infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes for assignment.  The Royals have also optioned right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman to Triple-A […]

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Royals rally for win over Tigers »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Eric Hosmer’s RBI double capped a five-run seventh inning and Kansas City avoided a four-game sweep on Sunday with a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Four of the runs were charged to Justin Verlander (8-8), who started the inning with a two-hit shutout but loaded the bases on three […]

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Tigers maul second-place Royals 16-4 »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Everybody in Detroit’s lineup had at least one hit and scored one run, the season-best offensive onslaught spurring the Tigers to a 16-4 rout of the Kansas City Royals in the opener of their four-game series Thursday night. The Tigers established a season-high for runs just two days after their […]

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Perez hits 3-run HR, Royals beat Rays 5-4 »

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Wednesday night. Kirby Yates (0-1), the fifth Tampa Bay reliever, entered with runners on first and third with one out and gave up Perez’s towering shot into […]

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Longoria has 2 RBIs, Rays top Royals »

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By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Rays got the key hits and outs when they needed. them Evan Longoria drove in two runs, Jeremy Hellickson went 4 1-3 innings in his season debut, and the Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Tuesday night. “We have to win these games like […]

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Royals’ Shields fans 10, shuts down Rays »

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By FRED GOODALL AP Baseball Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Kansas City’s James Shields sparkled in his return to Tropicana Field, limiting the Tampa Bay Rays to three hits and striking out 10 over seven innings and the Royals beat his former team 6-0 on Monday night. Shields (9-4) spent the first seven seasons of […]

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House records 1st major-league win for Indians in victory over Royals »

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CLEVELAND (AP) — T.J. House allowed three runs over 6 2/3 innings for his first major league win and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Saturday night. House (1-2) scattered nine hits, struck out three and didn’t walk a batter. The rookie left-hander was making the eighth appearance, and seventh start, […]

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Vargas pitches Royals to victory, 4-0 over Twins »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jason Vargas threw seven scoreless innings, Raul Ibanez homered in his second game for Kansas City and the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 Wednesday. Vargas (8-3) allowed four singles and two walks while striking out five, allowing only two runners from a diluted Twins lineup to reach second base. Mike Moustakas […]

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Royals pitching struggles in loss to Twins »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Joe Mauer drove in two runs before leaving with an injury, Eduardo Nunez homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 10-2 Tuesday night. Mauer extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a two-run double down the left-field line in the fourth inning, but was noticeably limping as he […]

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Royals beat Twins in series opener »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Alcides Escobar tied a career high with four RBIs on two doubles and Salvador Perez homered to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Danny Duffy (5-7) gave up one run and four hits in 5 2-3 innings and Mike Moustakas had two […]

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Royals bring back Raul Ibanez »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Kansas City Royals have signed 42-year-old outfielder Raul Ibanez, nine days after he was released by the Los Angeles Angels. The Royals made several moves Monday before their game at Minnesota. Ibanez and infielder Christian Colon were added to the roster, and infielder Pedro Ciriaco and outfielder Justin Maxwell were designated […]

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