Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia always has been a handful for the Royals. And he’ll get another crack at them on Monday in a makeup game at Yankee Stadium at 1:05 p.m. ET.
Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy looked at his stat line against the White Sox in disbelief: 5 1/3 innings, seven hits, five runs, two walks, seven strikeouts.
Rookie right-hander Lucas Giolito threw seven innings of one-run ball and Avisail Garcia homered and drove in three runs as the White Sox beat the Royals, 8-1, on Sunday at Guaranteed Rate Field.
While the Royals’ front office has casually mentioned the notion that middle infielder Raul Mondesi could play some center field in 2018, manager Ned Yost said there is no set-in-stone plan on the subject.
After a lengthy stint on the disabled list because of a low-grade pronator strain, Royals left-hander Danny Duffy again delivered a solid start, this time six innings of two-run ball in an 8-2 win over the White Sox on Saturday.
The Royals turn to right-hander Ian Kennedy as they continue their pursuit of the second American League Wild Card spot in Sunday’s rubber game at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Whit Merrifield drove in three runs and Salvador Perez had two run-scoring doubles as the Royals rolled to an 8-2 win over the White Sox on Saturday night at Guaranteed Rate Field.
A first victory, of sorts, is on the line when the Royals continue their postseason push against the White Sox on Saturday at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Whit Merrifield froze. Lorenzo Cain hesitated and Avisail Garcia fell down in right field. Those three components were just part of a crazy 9-2-4-6 game-ending double play for the White Sox in a 7-6 win over the Royals on Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Rookies Yoan Moncada and Matt Davidson hit home runs and the White Sox scored five unanswered runs for a 7-6 win over the Royals on Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field.
As the Royals face the prospect of losing several of their core players to free agency this offseason, there’s one spot they won’t need to replace: Their manager.
It’s been a tale of two seasons for Royals left-hander Jason Vargas, who surged to an All-Star appearance then posted a 7.85 ERA in the 10 starts that followed. After making some recent adjustments, Vargas appears to be returning to his first-half form.