| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| 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 14, 2011
| 1:30 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Francisco Liriano changed up this time and threw more fastballs. Too bad for him, the result was a replay of his two other starts.
Slumping Mike Aviles doubled twice and drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals became the...
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Brennan Boesch hit a go-ahead RBI single in the 10th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Wilson Betemit led off the inning with a walk and pinch-runner Andy Dirks took second on a wild pitch by Aaron...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:20 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals are going through the growing pains of a promising young team.
Jeff Niemann won his sixth consecutive decision, Ben Zobrist had a two-run triple and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a four-game sweep with a...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:26 PM
Salvador Perez and Alcides Escobar hit back-to-back homers and the Kansas City Royals beat the first-place Detroit Tigers 9-5 Monday night.
Alex Gordon also homered and Johnny Giavotella added a bases-loaded double for the Royals, who came in 18½ games...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Ramon Santiago hit a solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Santiago, who entered the game in the eighth as a pinch-runner, lifted Aaron Crow's pitch over the right-...