Kansas City Royals

Hosmer takes over All-Star lead at 1B in AL
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Royals manager Ned Yost’s plea last week to Royals fans to start voting for first baseman Eric Hosmer appears to be paying off.

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Strahm aiming for second straight victory
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In a battle of talented left-handers, the Red Sox send veteran ace Chris Sale to the mound while the Royals counter with emerging 25-year-old Matt Strahm on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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Mechanical tweak paying off for Hammel
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Make that four straight quality starts for Royals right-hander Jason Hammel, whose season suddenly has been reborn.

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Royals dive in, rally in 7th to edge Red Sox
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Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning after Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr.’s dive turned a single by Drew Butera into a triple, and the Royals held on for a 4-2 victory on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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2 Royals make Pipeline Team of the Week
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MLBPipeline.com’s Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.

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Royals agree with 2nd-rounder Melendez
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The Royals and second-round Draft pick (No. 52 overall) M.J. Melendez have agreed to terms.

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Vargas earns MLB-best 10th victory
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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas maybe wasn’t at the top of his game, but he was plenty good when it counted as he navigated through six innings and helped steer the Royals to a 7-3 win over the Angels on Sunday.

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Hammel aims to continue rebound vs. Boston
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Royals right-hander Jason Hammel will try to continue his dramatic turnaround when he takes on the Red Sox on Monday night at Kauffman Stadium. Rookie right-hander Hector Velazquez, who was recently added to the Red Sox’s rotation, will start for Boston.

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Father's Day pop lifts Royals to series win
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The Royals rode a three-run third inning and four-run fourth frame to defeat the Angels, 7-3, in Sunday’s series finale at Angel Stadium. With the victory, Kansas City captured its third straight series win.

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Royals see loss to Angels as speed bump
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The Royals’ six-game winning streak came to an end Saturday in a 9-0 loss to the Angels. And the streak ended with the way many winning steaks end — an opposing pitcher simply is too good to beat. That was the case this time, too, as Angels right-hander Alex Meyer dominated the Royals.

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Six-game win streak snapped as bats go quiet
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Angels right-hander Alex Meyer matched a career-high with nine strikeouts, and Albert Pujols belted a two-run blast to take sole possession of 10th all-time on the career RBI list, leading the Halos to a 9-0 win over Kansas City on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.

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Vargas seeking 10th win in finale vs. Halos
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Royals left-hander Jason Vargas will be seeking his 10th win this season when he takes the mound against the Angels on Sunday. Vargas will be opposed by right-hander JC Ramirez.

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