| Apr 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
With the Angels facing left-hander Jeff Francis on Friday, Manager Mike Scioscia made a few switches to his lineup, elevating switch-hitting shortstop Erick Aybar from sixth to first in the batting order, sitting switch-hitter Maicer Izturis and giving...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Angels Manager Mike Scioscia used more than 130 different lineups last year. But four games into the new season he's already on pace to better that mark. When Erick Aybar was removed from the batting order late Sunday morning Scioscia......
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Tyler Chatwood gave the Angels one of the best performances of his brief major league career Wednesday, shutting Kansas City out on five hits through 7 2/3 innings, but it went for naught when Billy Butler hit a disputed two-run......
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Potential bad news for the Angels: As the team was taking the field for batting practice before Wednesday's afternoon game with the Kansas City Royals, right-hander Dan Haren came limping off in obvious pain. Manager Mike Scioscia said Haren experienced.....
| Mar 29, 2011
| 3:39 PM
The Kansas City Royals have optioned right-handed pitcher Vin Mazzaro to Omaha and returned right-handed pitchers Louis Coleman, Luis Mendoza and Zach Miner, and infielders Irving Falu and Lance Zawadzki to minor league camp, the team announced on...
| Apr 9, 2011
Bruce Chen allowed three hits over six impressive innings, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Saturday.
Wilson Betemit and Alcides Escobar drove in runs in the second inning for Kansas City, and Jeff Francoeur added a sacrifice fly...
| Apr 10, 2011
Wilson Betemit went 4-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI to power the Kansas City Royals to a 9-5 win over the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series at Comerica Park.
Chris Getz knocked in two runs for the Royals, who improved to 6-3...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Jarrod Dyson made the Kansas City Royals' roster out of spring training because of his speed. That paid off Friday night with Dyson scoring the winning run on a sacrifice fly shortstop Alexi caught in shallow left field with his back to the infield in the...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:40 AM
Despite being 13 games under .500, the Kansas City Royals at least make things interesting.
Ryan Ludwick hit a two-run homer, Mat Latos won for the first time in four starts and the San Diego Padres beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Monday night.
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:48 PM
Alex Gordon had a three-run homer while Alcides Escobar scored three times and also drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals outslugged the Detroit Tigers for a 13-6 win.
Melky Cabrera and Billy Butler each knocked in a pair of runs for the Royals,...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 5:56 PM
As temperatures neared 100 and Justin Verlander's pitch count mounted, Jim Leyland thought seriously about replacing his hard-working All-Star.
But with whom?
"No matter where I looked — my bullpen, their bullpen, in the stands — I couldn't...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:23 PM
The Kansas City Royals have signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a $10.5 million, four-year contract extension that includes two option years that could drive the value to $21.75 million.
The team announced the deal Thursday.
Escobar will make $1 million...