| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb says he only has a minor headache after he was hit in the head by a line drive Saturday and spent the night in the hospital.
The team announced he had been released from the hospital during their game Sunday.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:33 PM
When Tampa Bay’s Alex Cobb was struck in the right ear by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City’s Eric Hosmer on Saturday he became the fifth pitcher since September to be hit in the head by a batted ball.
Cobb was hospitalized overnight...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Lorenzo Cain hit a tying, two-run homer off Jose Valverde with two outs in the ninth inning and Eric Hosmer had a winning single in the 10th, helping the Kansas City Royals overcome Justin Verlander's seven scoreless innings Wednesday in a 3-2 victory...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer during a four-run eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
The Royals won back-to-back games for the first time since May 4-5 thanks to an...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Billy Butler drove in Eric Hosmer with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 4-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.
Kelvin Herrera (3-4) worked a perfect eighth inning in relief of...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each had run-scoring singles in the eighth, Luis Mendoza pitched seven innings of four-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 2-0 on Sunday for their fifth straight win.
Aaron Crow (2-1) worked a...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Even genius seems replaceable in sports, including baseball.
Tony Gwynn and George Brett go into the Hall of Fame, and along come Ichiro Suzuki and Miguel Cabrera. Greg Maddux retires, and up pops Clayton Kershaw. Tony La Russa steps away, and the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Robbie Ross hit David Lough with a pitch with the bases loaded to score the go-ahead run in the 10th inning Sunday and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 Saturday.
George Kottaras added a two-run double in the 10th for Kansas City.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:16 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie lasted six shaky innings and the Kansas City bullpen held off the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way Wednesday night, wrapping up a 4-1 victory that ended the Royals' franchise-record 11-game home losing streak.
| May 27, 2013
| 3:58 AM
In the midst of our cookouts, or day at the lake, or whatever you do on this day off, let’s not forget its purpose. Memorial Day is to honor the men and women who’ve died in the service of their country. We owe them all a debt of gratitude...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Of course the Royals get on a flight they have to shut down because of mechanical issues---different ones, I trust, than the Royals themselves have been suffering through for the last three weeks. I’m sure they enjoyed the bus ride over to St....
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Ervin Santana pitched seven scoreless innings, Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 Saturday night.
Santana (3-1), who was acquired in an Oct. 31 trade with Anaheim for minor-league...