What will happen to Matt Strahm when some of the Royals’ starters get healthy? Beat reporter Jeffrey Flanagan takes questions in the latest Inbox.
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer and Red Sox infielder Deven Marrero used to dream of this day. As they rode to school or baseball practice, the two “childhood best friends,” as Hosmer called them, often pictured themselves someday playing on the same Major League field.
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum was, at first, a small, unmarked room in the Lincoln Building in Kansas City. If visitors ever came by, which they never did, there were only a few scraps of memorabilia to see.
J.A. Happ will look to post a third straight quality start while Jake Junis hopes to keep the baseball in the yard when the Blue Jays and Royals play at Kauffman Stadium on Friday in the first game of a three-game series.
Royals catcher Salvador Perez hit his first career grand slam in the eighth inning and Kelvin Herrera recorded his 17th save as the Royals came back to beat the Red Sox 6-4 on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.
The bat that Royals catcher Salvador Perez used to hit his go-ahead grand slam in the Royals’ 6-4 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday wasn’t even his.
Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, on the disabled list with a strained right oblique, threw off the mound against hitters before Tuesday’s game against the Red Sox.
The Royals and Red Sox will play the final game in a three game series on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium with both teams in the thick of their respective divisional races.
In the second inning of the Royals’ 8-3 loss to the Red Sox on Tuesday night, Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas launched the 100th home run of his career.
Before Monday night’s game against the Red Sox, the Royals optioned pitcher Eric Skoglund to Triple-A Omaha, calling up Kevin McCarthy to assume Skoglund’s place.
Royals manager Ned Yost’s plea last week to Royals fans to start voting for first baseman Eric Hosmer appears to be paying off.