<![CDATA[MLB Kansas City Royals Baseball Schedule, Scores & News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/ en-us Fri, 19 Feb 2016 18:32:29 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 19 Feb 2016 18:32:29 CST Royals 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Paulo Orlando, Salvador Perez stay hot in Royals’ 10-4 win over Twins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79464517.html#storylink=rss Orlando raises his season average to .400 after three more hits

Perez had a career-high five hits in the victory

Royals improved to 23-21 while dominating the Twins

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Mon, 23 May 2016 23:26:35 CDT

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Royals’ Alex Gordon has broken bone in wrist, could miss three to four weeks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79381672.html#storylink=rss Left fielder injured in collision with Mike Moustakas on Sunday

Gordon placed on disabled list; Cheslor Cuthbert recalled from Omaha

Gordon will be re-evaluated in 10 days

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Mon, 23 May 2016 16:20:28 CDT

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Talking about the Royals with Sam Mellinger and Blair Kerkhoff http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article79325317.html#storylink=rss How is Alex Gordon's wrist?

What about the starting rotation?

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:48:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article79325317.html
Ned Yost on Gordon, Moustakas injuries, Cuthbert's role http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79407312.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:32:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79407312.html Yordano Ventura and the leadoff walk that hurt the Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article79279957.html#storylink=rss Ventura’s walk to White Sox’s Alex Avila came back to haunt the Royals

Who had the call on that Gordon-Moustakas pop up?

Why have Morales pinch hit from the left side?

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Mon, 23 May 2016 10:57:08 CDT

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Alex Gordon sprains wrist in collision as Royals fall 3-2 to White Sox http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79179377.html#storylink=rss Left fielder sprains wrist after colliding with third baseman Mike Moustakas while chasing a pop foul

Gordon passed a concussion test and is listed day to day

Kansas City starter Yordano Ventura allows three runs over six innings

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Sun, 22 May 2016 16:10:52 CDT

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Slumping Royals DH Kendrys Morales gets a day to rest http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79170752.html#storylink=rss Salvador Perez served as the designated hitter in series finale against White Sox

Entering Sunday, Morales is batting just .151 during the month of May

His season batting average dipped to .191 after Saturday’s victory

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Sun, 22 May 2016 14:31:56 CDT By RUSTIN DODD

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Download latest episodes of our SportsBeat KC podcast http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article61313847.html#storylink=rss Get episodes of SportsBeat KC, The Kansas City Star’s sports podcast, here

New Royals episodes are released weekly

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Danny Duffy, former bullpen mates lead Royals in 2-1 win over White Sox http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79073832.html#storylink=rss Left-hander Danny Duffy allows zero runs in 4 1/3 innings

Joakim Soria records two scoreless innings for the first time since 2011

The Royals improve to 22-20, two games over .500 for the first time since May 3

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Sat, 21 May 2016 16:27:43 CDT

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Mike Moustakas back with Royals; Cheslor Cuthbert sent down http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79096807.html#storylink=rss Royals third baseman returns from disabled list

In corresponding move, club sends Cuthbert back to AAA Omaha

Cuthbert batted .255 with a .269 on-base percentage and four extra-base hits in 13 games with the big league club

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Sat, 21 May 2016 18:39:55 CDT

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Danny Duffy: Starting versus relieving and how they differ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article79159827.html#storylink=rss Duffy is starting, but he’s pitching like a reliever

Third baseman Mike Moustakas had a rough day

If you’re going to scuffle, don’t do it in April

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Sun, 22 May 2016 11:11:36 CDT

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Royals activate Mike Moustakas, option Cheslor Cuthbert to Omaha http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79038652.html#storylink=rss Third baseman had sesamoid fracture in his left thumb

Cuthbert filled in for Moustakas in 13 games

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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:47:35 CDT

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Royals lefty Mike Minor sees increased velocity during rehab stint http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79062817.html#storylink=rss Pitcher continued his rehab assignment Friday for Class AAA Omaha

He allowed four runs in five innings against Reno

His fastball has been sitting in the mid-90s since extended spring training

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Sat, 21 May 2016 14:52:43 CDT

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Is it time for baseball to use automated strike zones? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article79039197.html#storylink=rss It would take pitch “framing” out of the equation

It would speed up the game

But are there unintended consequences?

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Sat, 21 May 2016 09:07:00 CDT

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Dayton Moore: Royals in ‘fine shape’; rotation must be more consistent http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article78769602.html#storylink=rss General manager identifies starting pitching as area of improvement

Royals’ rotation ranks 10th in the American League in ERA

After 20-20 start, Moore wishes record was ‘a little better right now’

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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:10:07 CDT By Rustin Dodd

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Whit Merrifield had long journey to making Royals’ major-league roster http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article78627857.html#storylink=rss Merrifield, a utility man, was promoted to the big leagues on Wednesday

Royals manager Ned Yost said the club coveted his versatility

Team has another roster decision to make when Mike Moustakas returns

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Thu, 19 May 2016 13:04:49 CDT

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Royals roar back against Jose Quintana in 4-1 victory over White Sox http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79013812.html#storylink=rss The offense erupted for three runs in the sixth inning

The Royals improved to 21-20 on the season

Right fielder Paulo Orlando racked up three hits

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Fri, 20 May 2016 22:21:44 CDT

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Three reasons Eric Hosmer might be launching Royals’ most credible threat to Steve Balboni’s record in years http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article78610357.html#storylink=rss This is not a prediction that the Royals’ single-season home run record of 36 will fall

But there are factors both in and out of Hosmer’s control that mean it’s at least possible

One of them is that he is hitting more long home runs than anyone in baseball

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Thu, 19 May 2016 11:45:13 CDT

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New Royals podcast: Breaking down the Royals after one-quarter of the season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article78620927.html#storylink=rss Royals are off to 20-20 start in defense of World Series title

Rustin Dodd, Blair Kerkhoff, Sam Mellinger and Vahe Gregorian talk about it

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Thu, 19 May 2016 12:37:46 CDT

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Here is how the last 10 World Series champions have fared over their first 40 games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article78617877.html#storylink=rss The Royals have played one-quarter of their games for the season

Here is how they compare with past champions

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Thu, 19 May 2016 12:23:19 CDT

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Royals' offense scores season-high 10 runs in victory over Twins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79469372.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 00:54:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79469372.html Replay: Updates, stats from Monday night’s Royals-Twins game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79405402.html#storylink=rss Follow along as the Royals open a three-game series in Minneapolis against the Twins

Ian Kennedy takes the mound for Kansas City; Ricky Nolasco gets the start for Minnesota

First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m.; Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game

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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:28:44 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Alex Gordon's wrist, Royals rotation, this week's games and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79293197.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 12:18:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79293197.html Alex Gordon sprains wrist in Royals' 3-2 loss to White Sox http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79200192.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 19:08:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79200192.html Replay: Updates, stats from Sunday’s Royals-White Sox game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79157232.html#storylink=rss Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Saturday’s Royals-White Sox game for live stats and updates from Rustin Dodd, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. Yordano Ventura takes the mound for Kansas City. Carlos Rodon gets the start for Chicago. First pitch is set for 1:10 p.m. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game.

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What's next for Royals starter Danny Duffy? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79096527.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 18:45:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79096527.html Replay: Updates, stats from Saturday’s Royals-White Sox game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79036602.html#storylink=rss Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Saturday’s Royals-White Sox game for live stats and updates

Danny Duffy takes the mound for Kansas City. Miguel Gonzalez gets the start for Chicago

First pitch is set for 1:10 p.m. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game

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Sat, 21 May 2016 07:31:33 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Royals activate Mike Moustakas, send Cheslor Cuthbert to Omaha http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79050722.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:54:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article79050722.html Roster decision looms as Mike Moustakas returns from disabled list http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article78991962.html#storylink=rss Third baseman Mike Moustakas will be activated before Saturday’s game in Chicago

All signs point to Cheslor Cuthbert returning to Omaha

Royals will continue carrying 13 pitchers on the roster

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Fri, 20 May 2016 20:23:51 CDT

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Replay: Updates from Friday's Royals-White Sox game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article78912572.html#storylink=rss Follow along with The Star's sportswriters and editors as the Royals take on the White Sox in Chicago. Dillon Gee will start for Kansas City. Jose Quintana  takes the mound for Chicago. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game.

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