Kansas City Royals

Young's tenure in KC ends on good terms
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This was not the ending that Chris Young and Royals general manager Dayton Moore wanted, although the right-hander appreciated that the news came in person. Young was designated for assignment on Friday, capping a 2 1/2-year stint with the club, which was highlighted by a 2015 World Series championship and an unforgettable parade through downtown […]

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Royals agree to deal with Feliz; Young DFA'd
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The Royals have agreed to a deal with right-handed reliever Neftali Feliz and designated right-handed pitcher Chris Young for assignment.

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Big Slick celebrity softball game always a hit
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Actors and comedians David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis and Eric Stonestreet are back in Kansas City for Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, which raises money for Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, one of the nation’s top pediatric medical centers.

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Vargas eyeing MLB-leading 11th win vs. Jays
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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas has already built a strong case that he deserves to be on the American League All-Star team. On Saturday, he’ll have the opportunity to provide more convincing evidence against righty Marco Estrada and the Blue Jays.

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Down 3 in 9th, Royals walk off against Jays
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Whit Merrifield’s two-run double capped a wild ninth inning as the Royals rallied for a 5-4 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. It was Merrifield’s first career walk-off hit.

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Report: Royals agree to deal with Feliz
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The Royals have agreed to a deal with right-handed reliever Neftali Feliz, pending a physical, according to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.

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Inbox: Where will Royals put Strahm?
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What will happen to Matt Strahm when some of the Royals’ starters get healthy? Beat reporter Jeffrey Flanagan takes questions in the latest Inbox.

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Dream comes true for Hosmer, Marrero
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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.

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Legacy of Negro Leagues forever profound
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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.

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Junis eyes rebound start vs. Blue Jays
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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.

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Sal-vation! Late Perez slam puts KC over Sox
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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.

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Come Sal away: Perez hits first career slam
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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.

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