Jay Bruce continued his sizzling start with the Indians by hitting an RBI double, and catcher Roberto Perez delivered a two-out, two-run single in the fourth inning, and the Indians held off the Royals, 5-0, on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Red-hot righty Danny Salazar will start for the Tribe when they take on Jason Hammel and the Royals in the finale of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.
With all the talk of how shaky the Royals’ bullpen has been this month, somewhat overlooked is how inconsistent the rotation has been lately as well.
In the first of 10 games between the Indians and Royals that could decide the American League Central, the Tribe cruised to a 10-1 win on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
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The Royals on Friday placed right-handed reliever Joakim Soria on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, but manager Ned Yost indicated the recovery time would be far less than it would be from a typical oblique strain.
Royals All-Star catcher Salvador Perez took one round of batting practice before Friday’s game against the Indians, and he appears closer to being activated as early as Tuesday.
Jeffrey Flanagan answers fans’ questions and in the latest Royals Inbox.
The last two winners of the American League Central will begin a three-game series Friday, with the division-leading Indians traveling to Kansas City to take on the Royals.
The origin of Royals right-hander Peter Moylan’s chosen nickname for Players Weekend (Aug. 25-27) comes from an unlikely source: Australian cricket.
It’s been nothing but sunshine for Lorenzo Cain on the Royals’ road trip and in the Golden State this season.
Alex Gordon hit his second RBI single of the game in the ninth to lead the Royals to a 7-6 series-winning victory over the A’s on Wednesday afternoon at the Coliseum and keep Kansas City 1/2 game back of the second American League Wild Card spot.