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Mike Matheny energized by return to dugout with Royals

Mike Matheny was let go two seasons ago from his job as St. Louis Cardinals manager.

Alex Gordon remains amid Royals rebuild, eager to finish in KC

Alex Gordon remains a key figure for the Kansas City Royals after 13 seasons with the small-market franchise

Salvador Perez catches bullpen, ready to return after season absence

Salvador Perez caught a bullpen session from prospect Brady Singer in the Kansas City Royals’ first spring training workout.

Greg Holland agrees to minor league deal with Royals

Reliever Greg Holland is back with the Kansas City Royals, agreeing Wednesday to a minor league contract.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Royals sign veteran OF Alex Gordon to $4M contract for 2020

The Kansas City Royals signed outfielder Alex Gordon to a $4 million contract for next season, giving the rebuilding club a veteran presence in what is expected to be a …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

John Sherman takes over as Kansas City Royals controlling owner

The Kansas City Royals officially have changed hands from David Glass to an ownership group led by John Sherman and that includes actor Eric Stonestreet and a number of local …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019

John Sherman approved as new controlling owner of Royals

John Sherman was approved Thursday as the new controlling owner of the Kansas City Royals, and his group plans to close its deal to purchase the team from David Glass …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Royals hire ex-Cardinals skipper Mike Matheny as manager

The Kansas City Royals have hired Mike Matheny as manager. The 49-year-old Matheny was manager of the cross-state St. Louis Cardinals from 2012-18.

Royals’ Adalberto Mondesi to undergo surgery on injured left shoulder

Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi will have surgery to repair the left shoulder he injured over the weekend, though the club hopes its budding star will be ready by opening day …

Ned Yost stayed with Royals through toughest rebuilding years

After leading the Royals to their first World Series title in 30 years, Ned Yost wanted to stay through rebuilding. He assessed the team during the All-Star break, then told …

UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019

Royals trade Jake Diekman to A’s amid flurry of roster moves

The Kansas City Royals have traded left-handed reliever Jake Diekman to the Oakland Athletics for two minor league prospects. The deal came as part of a flurry of roster moves …

UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Yankees get speedy OF Terrance Gore from Royals for cash

Speedy outfielder Terrance Gore has been traded to the New York Yankees by the Kansas City Royals for cash. The deal was announced before New York’s scheduled game against the …

UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Royals place Adalberto Mondesi on 10-day injured list

The Kansas City Royals placed shortstop Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder injury. Mondesi injured his shoulder in the fifth inning of Tuesday’s game against …

Mike Montgomery reunited with Danny Duffy in return to Royals

Mike Montgomery and Danny Duffy are being reunited on a pitching staff for Kansas City for the first time since 2011, when they were highly regarded left-handers in the Royals’ …

UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019

Bubba Starling makes major league debut with Royals

Bubba Starling has finally reached his goal of getting to the major leagues with the Kansas City Royals. The three-sport star from nearby Gardner, Kansas, was taken by the Royals …

Royals recall Adalberto Mondesi, Jake Newberry for series vs Indians

The Kansas City Royals have recalled shortstop Adalberto Mondesi from a minor league rehab stint and right-hander Jake Newberry from Triple-A Omaha. The Royals also optioned right-hander Scott Barlow and …

UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019

Domingo Santana has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs in Mariners’ 8-2 win over Royals

Domingo Santana hit two home runs in a game for the third time this season, Marco Gonzales won his third straight start and the Seattle Mariners avoided an embarrassing series …

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 8-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals

Domingo Santana hit two home runs with five RBIs and former Gonzaga standout Marco Gonzales pitched 6 2/3 strong innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Kansas City Royals …

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer to start despite broken nose

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer is scheduled to pitch Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies despite suffering a broken nose. He injured himself during batting practice on Tuesday when he …

Mariners, Yusei Kikuchi struggle as Kansas City takes its first road series of season

Two streaks came to an end Tuesday night at T-Mobile Park, but only the Kansas City Royals left happy.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 9-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals

Whit Merrifield hit two homers and drove in six runs and Homer Bailey pitched 7

UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019

Jorge Soler’s homer helps Royals snap 9-game skid to Seattle with 6-4 win

Jorge Soler hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning off Anthony Bass, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 6-4 win over Seattle, snapping a nine-game losing …

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 6-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals

Jorge Soler hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the host Seattle Mariners 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of last-place …

Tigers, Royals meet and relive college memories at CWS home

Major League Baseball brought a regular-season game to Nebraska for the first time when the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals played at TD Ameritrade Park. The game gave some …

Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday

The opener of the I-70 series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals was postponed because of a forecast for severe weather and rescheduled as part of …

UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019

Royals top prospect Nicky Lopez gets big league shot

The Royals are giving top prospect Nicky Lopez his big league shot, summoning him from Triple-A Omaha and putting him right into the starting lineup for their series opener against …

Rays-Royals game postponed due to rain; doubleheader on deck

The Tampa Bay Rays’ game against the Kansas City Royals was washed out Tuesday night, and the teams will make it up at part of a doubleheader Wednesday with the …

Royals’ Brad Keller drops appeal, starts 5-game suspension

Kansas City Royals pitcher Brad Keller dropped his appeal and started a five-game suspension assessed by Major League Baseball after he hit Tim Anderson of the Chicago White Sox in …

MLB roundup: Aaron Judge hurts oblique as Yankees beat Royals 9-2

All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and was expected to head to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the …

UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019

Brad Keller suspended 5 games, Tim Anderson, Rick Renteria 1 each for fray

Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson didn’t go into detail about what he said during a bench-clearing fracas with Kansas City earlier in the week after a report that he …