| May 23, 2014
| 10:30 PM
KEY MOMENT: C.J. Wilson looked shaky in the first. He gave up a quick run, and his first two outs were line drives. The Royals loaded the bases on a hit and two walks and were threatening to take a big early lead, but Wilson struck out Lorenzo Cain to end...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Angels 3, Royals 2
AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout lifted his Cactus League average to .400. He homered and doubled, and he leads the Angels with four home runs and 14 runs batted in. David Freese went hitless in three at-bats. He is batting .212 this spring,...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Peyton Ryder said he was "overwhelmed" to receive an invitation to play in the Baseball Factory's 2014 Under Armour All-America Preseason Rookie Tournament, set for Jan. 17-19 in Auburndale, Fla.
The reaction is understandable, because the tournament...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:17 PM
James Shields pitched seven innings of three-hit ball to win his fourth straight decision, Eric Hosmer drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
The Royals, who entered play 6...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Three Royals homeruns and a Salvador Perez double provided clutch moments for Kansas City after a five run deficit early. The full AP release is below:
Lorenzo Cain hit his first career grand slam, Salvador Perez provided a bases-loaded double in the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano, who was a budding superstar before his career was sidetracked by an elbow injury, made an amazing no-look, between-the-legs catch of a hard one-hop grounder on Friday.
Liriano, who was the American League'...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:20 PM
I was staggered by something I learned today. Have you ever heard of ‘Bagborroworstea.coml?’ It’s a sight on the internet and I’m not making this up—where you can actually rent a used purse for a period of time. Have you...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:04 PM
James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings and was part of a combined four-hit shutout in Kansas City's 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night to give the Royals a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
Kansas City won the first...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Jan 18, 2012
No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres.
While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...