The Royals on Thursday placed struggling right-hander Trevor Cahill on the 10-day disabled list because of right shoulder impingement syndrome, and they recalled right-hander Kevin McCarthy from Triple-A Omaha.
Right-hander Reynaldo Lopez will make his White Sox debut on Friday night as Chicago hosts the Royals at Guaranteed Rate Field. Lopez will be opposed by Royals ace left-hander Danny Duffy.
After a sloppy start, Thursday’s Royals-Cardinals game turned into a tense, one-big-clutch-hit-after-another affair until the Cardinals’ bullpen finally calmed matters late in an 8-6 win.
Lorenzo Cain had a special night offensively Thursday, posting his first four-hit game of the season in the Royals’ 8-6 loss to the Cardinals. But the one at-bat he’ll remember most was a near-miss.
The Cardinals and Royals are in the midst of close playoff races and both teams will look to keep pace in their respective leagues with the final game of their home-and-home series set for St. Louis on Thursday with Lance Lynn facing Jason Hammel.
Yadier Molina connected for a grand slam in the sixth inning, putting the Cardinals on top of the Royals for good in a see-saw game. Melky Cabrera had an RBI single and a two-run homer, as the Royals got off to a fast start.
The Royals haven’t gotten good returns on the Trevor Cahill trade with the Padres, as he has an 8.18 ERA in his first three starts with the team.
Royals players already are anticipating the inaugural “Players Weekend” to be held Aug. 25-27 when all players will wear colorful, non-traditional uniforms featuring alternate designs.
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Royals All-Star and Gold Glove catcher Salvador Perez appears to be making progress in his recovery from a right intercostal strain he sustained Friday. Royals manager Ned Yost said Perez was examined again Wednesday night by team physician Dr. Vincent Key, and Yost indicated Perez could be back a little sooner than expected, perhaps within […]
After challenging each other for two games using designated hitters, the Cardinals and Royals will move across the state Wednesday to begin a two-game set in which the pitchers will have an opportunity to impact the outcome with a bat in their hands
Right-hander Michael Wacha pitched six serviceable innings and the Cardinals put up a six-run inning for the second straight game on their way to another romp over the intrastate-rival Royals, this time 10-3 on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.