<![CDATA[KC Royals MLB World Series News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 22:00:10 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 22:00:10 CDT Royals 60 Reeling Royals drop fourth in a row, get swept by Yankees in 4-2 defeat http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22449375.html#storylink=rss The losing streak reached four games at 3:51 p.m. local time, and 15 minutes later the leaders of the Royals stood at their lockers to address the latest defeat. Swept for the first time this season, they did not hide from the reality after a 4-2 loss to the Yankees, and they did not waver in their belief in the briefness of this skid, a stretch of baseball marked by suspect pitching and absent offense.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 14:51:24 CDT

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Outfielder Alex Rios, rehabbing in Omaha, is nearing return to Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22463481.html#storylink=rss The Royals will evaluate outfielder Alex Rios on Thursday and determine if he should rejoin the team on Friday at Wrigley Field. Rios was scheduled to play his third rehabilitation game for Class AAA Omaha on Wednesday after going one for nine in his first two.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 17:04:04 CDT

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Danny Duffy plans to throw bullpen session for Royals on Friday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article22427355.html#storylink=rss Danny Duffy indicated he felt some lingering stiffness in his left shoulder when he played catch on Tuesday afternoon, but he still intended to throw a bullpen session on Friday.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:07:26 CDT

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Royals 2015 regular-season schedule and broadcast information http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article1906507.html#storylink=rss Fox Sports Kansas City is scheduled to broadcast 150 regular-season games. Fox and Fox Sports 1 will carry 10 and ESPN will carry one, the Royals' May 10 "Sunday Night Baseball" game at Detroit. All times and broadcasts listed below are subject to change.

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With 5-1 loss to Yankees, Royals enter first losing streak of season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22395573.html#storylink=rss For two months, the Royals denied the existence of losing streaks, ceasing every temporary, two-game skid with another onslaught of winning. They bent to reality on Tuesday night in the Bronx, dropping their third consecutive game for the first time in 2015, this one a 5-1 loss to the New York Yankees. Activated from the disabled list on Tuesday afternoon, Kansas City starter Jason Vargas allowed two runs in four innings. Joe Blanton, his replacement, gave up three in the fifth.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 20:41:15 CDT

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Salvador Perez leads voting as five Royals in position to start for AL All-Stars http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22356330.html#storylink=rss The first All-Star Game voting totals announced by Major League Baseball have Mike Moustakas as the leading American League vote-getter at third base, Alcides Escobar at shortstop, Salvador Perez at catcher and Lorenzo Cain first and Alex Gordon third in the outfield. Perez had received the most votes of any American League player at 1,447,753.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 13:52:13 CDT

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Alex Rios starts rehab assignment, could rejoin Royals this weekend http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article22336674.html#storylink=rss The return of outfielder Alex Rios could send rookie Paulo Orlando back to the minors.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 10:03:21 CDT

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Becoming Yordano: A journey to the launch point of the Royals’ rocket arm http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article8048988.html#storylink=rss Yordano Ventura quit school at 14 and was working construction until his big break: a tryout that led to a spot in the Kansas City Royals’ academy in the Dominican Republic. But even after making the major leagues and pitching in the World Series, Ventura wouldn’t live anywhere else than Las Terrenas, his hometown, where he trained on the beach and swam in the ocean.

 

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Could Alex Gordon have scored in the World Series? Watch our re-enactment of the play http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article10159457.html#storylink=rss The decision to stop the Royals’ Alex Gordon at third base in the most pressure-packed moment baseball can provide — bottom of the ninth, two outs, home team trailing by one run in the seventh game of the World Series — stands as perhaps the greatest what-if moment in Kansas City sports history. So, with the help of the Rockhurst University baseball team, we re-enacted the play and captured in photo and video what might have happened if Gordon kept running.

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Eric Hosmer, Royals featured on Sports Illustrated cover http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article22354338.html#storylink=rss Eric Hosmer appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 13:33:24 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Replay: Royals chat with The Star’s Andy McCullough http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article22338249.html#storylink=rss The Star's Andy McCullough answered your Royals questions Tuesday during a live chat.

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Just how bad was the Royals’ 14-1 loss to the Yankees on Monday? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article22335264.html#storylink=rss In Monday’s 14-1 loss at Yankee Stadium, Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie entered the history books in all the wrong ways.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 09:50:57 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Jeremy Guthrie implodes as Yankees pummel Royals 14-1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22190103.html#storylink=rss As he stumbled along in the worst start of his big-league career, Jeremy Guthrie evoked the Kansas City organization’s 29-year march of futility in an 14-1 loss Monday to the New York Yankees. The Royals entered the day with the best record in baseball, but Guthrie’s performance drew comparisons with bleaker days.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:26:58 CDT

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Royals place Danny Duffy on disabled list, plan to start Jason Vargas on Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22179063.html#storylink=rss Starting pitcher Danny Duffy has biceps tendinitis and will be eligible to return June 1.

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Yordano Ventura struggles early as Cardinals beat Royals 6-1 and avoid sweep http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22147086.html#storylink=rss Despite overcast skies and some light rain, the only delay in the Royals’ game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday was Yordano Ventura’s effectiveness. The first four Cardinals reached and two scored, setting the stage for their 6-1 victory before 36,342 at Kauffman Stadium.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 16:20:00 CDT

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Adventurous day for the Royals’ Yordano Ventura belongs in eye of the beholder http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article22155732.html#storylink=rss Royals starter Yordano Ventura surrendered four runs in seven innings Sunday against the Cardinals and opened the game in an apparent funk as the first four Cardinals reached base. But he settled down and retired 14 in a row at one point.

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Alcides Escobar nearly pulls off remarkable catch of Yadier Molina pop-up http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article22153173.html#storylink=rss On Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals, Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar nearly pulled off a terrific catch, a bare-handed attempt at a soft pop-up off the bat of Yadier Molina, but the ball glanced off Escboar’s hand.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 17:42:20 CDT

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Royals beat the Cardinals 3-2 in rain-shortened game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22063572.html#storylink=rss After a 70-minute rain delay, Saturday night’s game between the Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals was called after 5 1/2 innings with Kansas City leading 3-2. Starter Edinson Volquez worked out of fifth-inning jam, and the Royals benefited from a two-run homer by Alex Gordon in the second and a critical single from Salvador Perez in the fourth.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 21:25:47 CDT

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It’s a different feeling for the Royals this season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article22120005.html#storylink=rss For so many years, expecting the Royals to be dogs this time of year was not pessimism. It was realism. Look at those Royals now. Memorial Day is Monday, and the Royals are the best team in baseball.

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Perception of Royals manager Ned Yost has certainly changed http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article22003476.html#storylink=rss Last season, Royals manager Ned Yost was being fitted for a dunce cap by The Wall Street Journal. After an American League championship in 2014 and his success this season, he appears to have the Midas touch.

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Sat, 23 May 2015 18:44:27 CDT

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Replay: Updates, stats from Wednesday’s Royals-Yankees game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22426158.html#storylink=rss Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Wednesday afternoon’s Royals-Yankees game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors.

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Photo gallery: Yankees 4, Royals 2 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article22451304.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:14:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article22451304.html Photo gallery: Five Kansas City Royals could start All-Star game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article22433334.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:08:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article22433334.html Wednesday’s Royals-Yankees lineups, pitching probables and TV info http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article22423941.html#storylink=rss Chris Young takes the mound as the Royals look to avoid being swept by the Yankees.

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Photo gallery: Yankees 5, Royals 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article22400151.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 21:55:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article22400151.html Kansas City Royals (28-17) at New York Yankees (24-22), 1:05 p.m. (ET) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article22415088.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 09:29:54 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article22415088.html Recap: NY Yankees vs. Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article22397115.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 22:00:05 CDT By Sports Network ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article22397115.html Replay: Updates, stats from Tuesday night’s Royals-Yankees game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22208682.html#storylink=rss Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Tuesday night’s Royals-Yankees game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m. Central on Fox Sports Kansas City.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 17:14:11 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Photo gallery: Yankees 14, Royals 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article22193820.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 16:23:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article22193820.html Monday’s Royals-Yankees lineups, pitching probables and TV info http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article22179354.html#storylink=rss Jeremy Guthrie takes the mound as the Royals begin a six-game road trip.

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