| 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...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:40 AM
Torii Hunter and Jeff Mathis homered, helping Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Thursday in a chilly season opener.
Weaver allowed two harmless singles to Melky Cabrera over 6 1-3 innings, improving to 3-0 in his...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Alex Gordon extended his hitting streak to 13 games with an RBI double in a four-run first inning and Luke Hochevar won another afternoon start as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 Sunday.
Hochevar is 9-3 with a 4.43 ERA in 14 day starts...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:56 AM
Randy Wells was still on the mound at the start of the seventh inning for the Chicago Cubs, even after it appeared he wouldn't make it through the first. Alex Gordon extended his hitting streak to 13 games with an RBI double in Kansas City's four-run...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Alex Gordon belted a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Charlie Furbush, then weathered Luke Hochevar's struggles in a 13-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
Alcides Escobar drove in three runs and scored three times...
| 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,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:47 AM
Mike Moustakas had three hits and drove in two runs and Luke Hochevar pitched six solid innings to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Wednesday.
The Royals have won four straight, matching the longest winning streak of the...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Luke Hochevar has made his final start of the season, the third Kansas City Royals starter to be shut down in September.
Manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Hochevar - who has thrown a career-high 198 innings, 90 more than last season when he missed 2½...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 3:54 PM
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $9 million, two-year contract with left-hander Bruce Chen.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team had not announced...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Adam Jones had two hits and two RBIs in an eight-run fourth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory.
Baltimore sent 13 batters to the plate in the fourth against Luke Hochevar...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Jeff Francoeur drove in two runs, helping Luke Hochevar win for the first time in seven starts, and the Kansas City Royals survived Joakim Soria's shaky ninth to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Wednesday.
Soria, reclaiming the closer role he lost May...