Latest Kansas City Royals News

Velázquez homers, Zerpa shuts down Guardians as KC finishes sweep with 6-2 win

Sep. 20, 2023 18:02 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke walked off the mound at Kauffman Stadium in the fourth inning Wednesday, acknowledging the ovation from a sparse late-September crowd, and then watched Royals reliever Angel Zerpa completely befuddle the Guardians the rest of the way in a 6-2 victory that...

The Rays are finalizing plans for a new stadium, which means MLB expansion could be on deck

Sep. 20, 2023 15:49 PM EDT

The Tampa Bay Rays are finalizing plans for a new ballpark in downtown St. Petersburg, which is a positive development for baseball fans in Florida. Indirectly, it could also mean great things for baseball fans in a couple other cities — eventually. MLB Commissioner...

Royals push back their self-imposed deadline to decide on location for new ballpark

Sep. 20, 2023 12:04 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are pushing back their self-imposed deadline of the end of September for deciding on a location for their new ballpark, though they remain confident that their final proposal will be put before voters on an April ballot. The Royals are...

Melendez homers, McArthur stars in relief as Royals hold off Guardians 7-6

Sep. 19, 2023 23:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals reliever James McArthur earned his first big league win and first career save in a span of three days this week. He didn't get his first anything Tuesday night even though it may have been his best performance yet. Inheriting a two-on,...

Royals shut down right-hander Brady Singer because of lingering back pain

Sep. 19, 2023 17:36 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are shutting down Brady Singer for the remainder of the season after the young right-hander complained of back pain following his shaky outing against the Cleveland Guardians. Royals manager Matt Quatraro said before Tuesday night's...

Royals rally with 4 runs in the eighth to beat the Guardians 6-4

Sep. 18, 2023 17:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals could have long ago given up on the season. Would have been easy to give up on Monday's game against Cleveland, too. Yet despite trailing by two heading into the eighth inning, the Royals kept on fighting. And the club...

Homers by Alvarez, Meyers support Valdez’s 7 strong innings in Astros 7-1 win over Royals

Sep. 17, 2023 18:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordan Alvarez and Jake Meyers homered and Framber Valdez pitched seven strong innings as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Sunday. The Astros salvaged the final game of the series, expanding their American League West lead to 1 1/2 games...

Kyle Isbel's go-ahead bunt lifts Royals over Astros 10-8 for fourth straight win

Sep. 17, 2023 00:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kyle Isbel’s bunt single highlighted a three-run seventh as the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 10-8 on Saturday night. Reliever Hector Neris (6-3) flipped head over heels trying to glove Isbel’s squeeze bunt RBI hit in the seventh inning....

Witt, Velazquez, Massey homer to help Royals beat Astros 4-2

Sep. 15, 2023 23:47 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr., Nelson Velazquez and Michael Massey homered, Angel Zerpa gave up one run over four innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 4-2 on Friday night. Salvador Perez gave Kansas City a 1-0 lead with a sacrifice fly in the third...

Michael Massey homers for second straight game, Royals beat White Sox 7-1

Sep. 13, 2023 23:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Massey homered for the second straight game, Salvador Perez had three hits and two RBIs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-1 on Wednesday night. Four pitchers combined to limit Chicago to one run on five hits while striking out nine....