Mike Moustakas launched his 37th home run of 2017 in Wednesday night’s 15-5 win over the Blue Jays, making him the new all-time record holder for home runs by a Kansas City Royals player in a single season.
Royals general manager Dayton Moore knows the question will be coming if his team doesn’t make a miraculous run down the stretch: Why didn’t you sell at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, considering all of Kansas City’s pending free agents?
The Royals will look to keep their faint postseason hopes alive with right-hander Jakob Junis taking on the Blue Jays and lefty Brett Anderson.
What’s ahead for Royals’ rotation next season? Who will be the club’s closer in 2018? Beat reporter Jeff Flanagan answers fans’ questions in the latest Inbox.
As the Royals prepare for the first game of a three-game set with the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Rogers Centre, questions remain about who will take the hill for them.
The newly crowned American League Central-champion Indians kept rolling as Corey Kluber twirled yet another gem in a 3-2 victory over the Royals at Progressive Field on Sunday.
In his first start since Aug. 22, one might have expected Royals left-hander Danny Duffy to show some rust.
Thanks to more clutch hitting from Francisco Lindor, the Indians rolled to an 8-4 win over the Royals on Saturday at Progressive Field.
At the end of a 10-game homestand already full of celebration, the Indians turn to ace Corey Kluber, while Royals lefty Danny Duffy makes his return from the disabled list in Sunday’s series finale at Progressive Field.
Royals catcher Salvador Perez, who was removed from Thursday night’s game against the Indians after aggravating an intercostal strain, was not in the starting lineup on Friday, either.
What Royals fans saw out of left-hander Mike Minor in a closer’s role in the 4-3 win over the Indians on Friday night had to make more than a few wonder: With that type of electric stuff, could Minor become a full-time closer?