Latest Kansas City Royals News

Greinke finally gets win over old club, Astros top Royals

Sep. 15, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took five starts for five different teams over an eight-year span before Zack Greinke finally beat his old club, the Kansas City Royals. Greinke (16-5), now with the Houston Astros, went six strong innings and rookie Yordan Álvarez belted a pinch-hit, three-run homer in a...

David Glass reflects on 20 years as Royals owner

Sep. 14, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — David Glass leaned on the Royals dugout rail, talking earnestly with third-base coach Mike Jirschele and clutching a baseball in his hand. It was mid-afternoon, 88 degrees and humid. "But I'm here because where else would you want to be on a Saturday evening but the ballpark?" Glass...

Cole wins 17th, Springer's HR lifts Astros over Royals 4-1

Sep. 14, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — George Springer turned a night of frustration into a ninth-inning celebration. Springer hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the ninth inning, Gerrit Cole win his 13th straight decision and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Friday night to stop a three-game losing...

Dozier's homer sends Royals past Giolito, White Sox, 6-3

Sep. 12, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost likes to think his team has moved forward despite its 55-92 record this season. Its recent play vouches for that, at least for now. Hunter Dozier hit a tie-breaking, three-run home run in the sixth, Jorge Soler had his third homer in two days and the...

Soler hits 2 homers, Royals beat White Sox 8-6

Sep. 12, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City manager Ned Yost believed Jorge Soler would be a great hitter when the Royals traded for the slugger before the 2017 season. Soler is proving Yost right. Soler hit a pair of two-run homers among his career high-matching four hits, leading the Royals to an 8-6 victory over the...

Jiménez slam helps White Sox power past Royals 7-3

Sep. 11, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two young sluggers who are considered pillars in the Chicago White Sox rebuilding plan came through with impressive drives on the same night. Eloy Jiménez hit his first career grand slam, Yoán Moncada launched a monster two-run homer and the White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals...

Alcantara 1st Marlins rookie with 2 shutouts since Willis

Sep. 8, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara is providing a little optimism for Marlins fans during another frustrating season. Alcantara became the first Marlins pitcher with two shutouts in his rookie season since Dontrelle Willis, and Miami beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0 Sunday. "You've seen the same thing you saw...

McBroom doubles twice to lead Royals over Marlins

Sep. 7, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan McBroom continues to produce in his first week with the Kansas City Royals. McBroom doubled twice and had three RBI to help the Royals beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 on Saturday night. "It's been so exciting and truly a-dream-come-true," said McBroom, who is hitting .375 with four RBI since...

Lopez, Dozier lead Royals to 3-0 win over Marlins

Sep. 6, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Lopez did a two-month stint in the bullpen, and now the right-hander is performing like the pitcher who earned a spot in the starting rotation at the beginning of the season. Lopez pitched six innings of four-hit ball and Hunter Dozier homered, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-0...

Mercer homers in rare Tigers' rally, 6-4 win over Royals

Sep. 5, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jordy Mercer fired up his teammates and helped them end to another skid in a sorry season. Mercer put the Tigers ahead with their third home run of the fourth inning, and Detroit overcame a three-run deficit in a victory for the first time this year by beating the Kansas City Royals...