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8/29/2016 | Gee delivering stability as Royals' fifth starter

In a crucial series opener against the Yankees, Royals right-hander Dillon Gee delivered.

8/29/2016 | Royals acquire Nava in trade with Angels

The Royals announced on Monday night that they acquired outfielder Daniel Nava in a trade with the Angels for a player to be named or cash considerations.

8/29/2016 | Volquez focused on present, not past starts

On Monday, right-hander Edinson Volquez sat in the Royals' clubhouse, listening to music coming out of his locker. His eyes were down, focused on a baseball-reference spreadsheet on his phone, as he prepared for his start against the Yankees on Tuesday.

8/29/2016 | Royals, Yankees looking to gain in Wild Card chase

The Royals have stormed into the Wild Card race, going 18-4 in their last 22 games. The Yankees haven't quite hit the same pace, but they have won four of their last six and won six of their last seven series.

8/29/2016 | Royals ride 5-run 7th to gain in Wild Card race

The surging Royals came out swinging first in the three-game set at Kauffman Stadium, punching across three runs in the first and then riding the strong pitching of right-hander Dillon Gee in an 8-5 win over the Yankees on Monday night.

8/28/2016 | Royals win Boston series with monster inning

The surging Royals, who have thrived on the big stage in recent years, stunned the Red Sox with an eight-run sixth inning that fueled a 10-4 victory on Sunday night at Fenway Park.

8/28/2016 | Mondesi's bases-clearing triple picks up KC

After center fielder Paulo Orlando committed a critical two-base error that led to a three-run fifth inning for the Red Sox, rookie Raul Mondesi whacked a three-run triple to highlight an eight-run sixth inning Sunday night for the Royals, who stormed ahead to a 10-4 victory.

8/28/2016 | Strahm impressing out of KC 'pen with ease

It is not supposed to be this easy. Royals rookie left-hander Matt Strahm burst onto the scene last month and has been nothing short of phenomenal.

8/28/2016 | Yanks hope Pineda has right stuff in KC opener

The Royals have performed far better this season when they've faced left-handed starters. And the Yankees seem to know that.

8/27/2016 | Duffy's dominant streak hits bump in road

It was bound to happen. Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, so brilliant for so long, was bound to throw a clunker.

8/27/2016 | Big Boston bats burst out, overpower KC

The Red Sox, led by the torrid Dustin Pedroia, responded emphatically from a recent hitting funk and snapped a three-game losing streak with an impressive 8-3 victory over the Royals on Saturday night at Fenway Park.

8/27/2016 | Ventura, Rodriguez set for finale at Fenway

The Red Sox are hoping Eduardo Rodriguez will pick up right where he left off as Boston remains behind the leading Blue Jays in a tight American League East race. The defending champion Royals will counter with their 2015 World Series Game 3 pitcher: Yordano Ventura.

8/27/2016 | Yost: Mondesi as regular 'common sense'

The Royals knew there would be offensive struggles when they promoted rookie Raul Mondesi, the team's No. 1 prospect according to, to the big leagues last month. But they also knew that Mondesi's defense would hold its own at this level.

8/27/2016 | KC 'pen sees scoreless run end at 41 1/3 IP

The reliever who finally allowed a run, Peter Moylan, was philosophical after the Royals' amazing streak of consecutive scoreless relief innings ended on Friday at 41 1/3. "I think the good thing about a streak ending is that it's an opportunity for another one to start," he said.

8/26/2016 | 5-run first propels surging Royals at Fenway

The defending World Series-champion Royals look like a team that doesn't want to miss the thrill of another October. Inconsistent for much of the season, Kansas City has played terrific baseball of late, continuing with Friday night's 6-3 victory over the Red Sox in the opener of a three-game series at Fenway Park.

8/26/2016 | Royals' resurgence fueled in part by Cain's return

There are many reasons for the Royals' recent resurgence, not the least of which has been the return of outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who missed much of July. On Friday, K.C. improved to 17-8 in games Cain has played since his July 29 return.

8/26/2016 | Duffy, Price meet in matchup of standout lefties

One game behind the Blue Jays in a battle for first place in the American League East, the Red Sox will tab ace David Price against Royals standout Danny Duffy in the second of three games at Fenway Park on Saturday night.

8/26/2016 | Royals' mighty 'pen putting them back in postseason race

When the Kansas City Royals announced last month that they were placing Wade Davis, baseball's best reliever, on the disabled list, virtually everyone in thought the same thing.

8/25/2016 | Escobar ends Interleague Play on high note

In a game filled with spectacular defensive gems and another outstanding performance from the bullpen, it was the bat of Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar that helped make the difference in a 5-2 series-clinching win over Miami on Thursday at Marlins Park.

8/25/2016 | Dyson, Escobar propel Royals over Marlins

The blazing speed of Jarrod Dyson is obvious, but it was the center fielder's leaping ability that took a home run away from Christian Yelich in the first inning on Thursday that served as a reminder the Royals can beat you in so many ways.

8/25/2016 | Spidey sense: Dyson robs Yelich of HR

Fences were moved in and walls were lowered at Marlins Park prior to this season in hopes of producing more offense.

8/25/2016 | Rookie Strahm helping bullpen put up zeros

As Royals rookie Matt Strahm continues to build back up from Tommy John surgery, he finds himself contributing to the recent success of the bullpen.

8/25/2016 | Wright to face Royals in return from DL

Steven Wright will return from the disabled list and pitch for the first time since Aug. 5 when the Red Sox host Ian Kennedy and the Royals on Friday at Fenway Park.

8/24/2016 | Gee's start heads south in Marlins' 3-run 6th

Royals starter Dillon Gee was nearly flawless through 5 1/3 innings on Wednesday night before surrendering four consecutive hits that led to a decisive three-run sixth inning in a 3-0 loss to the Marlins that forced a rubber game on Thursday and ended the Royals' win streak at nine.

8/24/2016 | Davis nearing return to Royals' red-hot bullpen

Royals closer Wade Davis, who saved 21 games in 23 opportunities this season before going on the disabled list a second time with a right flexor strain, tested his arm on Wednesday at the team's Spring Training facility in Surprise, Ariz. Davis logged one scoreless inning, yielding one hit and striking out one for the Surprise Royals in their 4-2 loss to the Indians.

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