Major League Baseball

Raj Mehta - USA TODAY Sports
September 23, 2018 - 5:42 pm
When the Kansas City Royals acquired Brad Keller during last winter's Rule 5 draft, they committed themselves to keep him on the roster all season. As it turned out, that hasn't been a problem. Keller pitched seven strong innings as the Royals held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday...
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Denny Medley - USA TODAY Sports
September 02, 2018 - 5:28 pm
Meibrys Viloria trotted into the dugout after the sixth inning Sunday, and Royals manager Ned Yost told his recently recalled rookie catcher to help get pitcher Jorge Lopez through one more inning. So when Viloria headed to the bench after the seventh, that task successfully complete, he plopped...
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Kim Klement - USA TODAY Sports
August 23, 2018 - 10:43 pm
A throwing error on Kevin Kiermaier's bases-loaded grounder in the ninth inning helped the Tampa Bay Rays complete a four-game sweep by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Thursday night. Jake Bauers opened the ninth by drawing a walk from Brian Flynn (4-4) and went to third on C.J. Cron's single...
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Dennis Wierzbicki - USA TODAY Sports
August 19, 2018 - 5:30 pm
Omar Narvaez homered and drove in the go-ahead run with a single, Chicago relievers tossed seven scoreless innings and the White Sox rallied from a six-run deficit for a 7-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Avisail Garcia and Tim Anderson also homered for Chicago, which has won four...
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Jeffrey Becker - USA TODAY Sports
August 05, 2018 - 5:49 pm
Rookie Jake Cave hit his first career grand slam and closer Fernando Rodney survived a chaotic ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Sunday. Rodney gave up Whit Merrifield's fourth hit of the game leading off the ninth, but catcher Mitch Garver threw him out trying...
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Peter Aiken - USA TODAY Sports
July 28, 2018 - 1:41 am
Late Friday night, the Kansas City Royals traded third baseman Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for outfielder Brett Phillips and right-handed pitcher Jorge Lopez. Phillips, a 24-year old lefthanded hitter out of Seminole, FL, is hitting .240 (62-for-258) in 71 games with 12...
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Denny Medley - USA TODAY Sports
July 22, 2018 - 7:25 pm
Jarrod Dyson will be receiving a text from catcher and former Kansas City Royals teammate Drew Butera. "I'm going to tell him, 'that what speed do,'" Butera quipped. Butera hit a tiebreaking, three-run inside-the-park home run when center fielder Jake Cave failed in his attempt to make a diving...
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Kamil Krzacynski - USA TODAY Sports
July 14, 2018 - 6:09 pm
Jorge Bonifacio served his suspension for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, and he just wants to move on. One swing at a time. Bonifacio hit a two-run drive for his first homer since rejoining Kansas City late last month, helping the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 on...
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Erik Williams - USA TODAY Sports
June 24, 2018 - 5:09 pm
Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam in Houston's eight-run second inning, helping Gerrit Cole and the Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 on Sunday. Gurriel finished with three hits as the AL West-leading Astros won for the 15th time in 17 games. Jose Altuve drove in two runs and scored twice, and...
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Jay Biggerstaff - USA TODAY Sports
June 17, 2018 - 5:45 pm
The Houston Astros keep finding ways to win, while the Kansas City Royals keep inventing ways to lose. Carlos Correa and the Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Royals 7-4 Sunday. The World Series champion Astros swept their swing...
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