4/26/2015 | Royals Minor League report: April 26
Omaha dropped a second straight to the PCL's top team. Joe Blanton produced 6.0 shutout innings for Omaha, striking out four with two hits and two walks. Jose Martinez drove home Casey Kotchman to give Omaha a 1-0 lead in the fifth.
4/26/2015 | After strong start, one rough inning sinks Volquez, KC
Edinson Volquez headed out to the mound to start the sixth inning Sunday afternoon working on a one-hit shutout. By the time he headed back to the dugout -- after recording just two outs -- the Royals suddenly were trailing and the right-hander's streak of quality starts was history.
4/26/2015 | White Sox grab lead with five-run sixth, then hold off Royals
The White Sox completed an unofficial sweep of the Royals on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field with a 5-3 victory in the regularly scheduled contest. The White Sox won the suspended game from Friday by a 3-2 margin, when Avisail Garcia delivered a walk-off single against Kelvin Herrera to score Melky Cabrera. The teams only needed to play the ninth to complete that game.
4/26/2015 | Gordon catapults into crowd for amazing grab
Royals left fielder Alex Gordon stunned the crowd at U.S. Cellular Field with an acrobatic catch in the sixth inning of Sunday's series finale against the White Sox. Gordon, who won the fourth American League Gold Glove Award of his career in 2014, dove into the stands while holding onto a Micah Johnson pop for the first out of the inning.
4/26/2015 | Four Royals appeal suspensions
The penalties handed down by Major League Baseball on Saturday for Thursday's bench-clearing altercation between the Royals and White Sox didn't draw much of a reaction inside the Royals' clubhouse when the players reported Sunday.
4/26/2015 | Tribe's ace Kluber opens set vs. Vargas, Royals
Jason Vargas will be looking for a more complete effort Monday night when the Royals open a three-game series against the Indians. Cleveland ace Corey Kluber will be looking to rebound from his last start when he battles Vargas.
4/26/2015 | Royals Minor League report: April 25
Omaha lost game one at Oklahoma City as the Dodgers scored four in the ninth. Buddy Baumann tossed three scoreless innings, striking out five. Luke Hochevar made a rehab appearance, lowering his ERA to 2.70 with a scoreless fourth.
4/25/2015 | Volquez, Danks to square off after suspended game
John Danks gets the start for the White Sox, while Edinson Volquez starts for the Royals. Those two were scheduled for Saturday and just moved back one day because of the rain and cold. Volquez received a five-game suspension for his role in Thursday's benches-clearing fracas between the two teams, but has appealed the suspension.
4/25/2015 | Ozzie, Rickey, Jenkins and Tiant enter Hall of Game
Now in its second year, the Hall of Game is for former Major League players who not only did great things on the field, but also exhibited the flair and passion reminiscent of the Negro Leagues players. Joining Ozzie Smith on Saturday in the Hall of Game induction class were Rickey Henderson, Ferguson Jenkins and Luis Tiant.
4/25/2015 | Sale, Samardzija suspended following fracas
White Sox starting pitchers Chris Sale and Jeff Samardzija each received five-game suspensions for their role in the on-field fracas taking place during the bottom of the seventh inning of the Royals' 3-2, 13-inning victory Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
4/25/2015 | 4 Royals, 2 White Sox suspended for fracas
Seven players received discipline for their roles in the on-field incident during Thursday's game between the Royals and the White Sox, including six suspensions.
4/25/2015 | 4 Royals suspended in fracas with White Sox
Seven players have received discipline for their roles in the on-field incident in the bottom of the seventh inning of Thursday's game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Major League Baseball announced Saturday.
4/25/2015 | Royals-White Sox postponed due to rain
The conclusion of Friday night's game, which was suspended after eight innings, and Saturday's regularly scheduled game between the White Sox and Royals at U.S. Cellular Field were postponed due to a forecast of continuing rain and inclement weather throughout Saturday.
4/24/2015 | Royals Minor League report: April 24
Brandon Downes, the Royals' 14th-ranked prospect, doubled twice and drove in a run in Class A Lexington's 7-2 loss.
4/24/2015 | Tied White Sox-Royals game suspended due to rain
The White Sox-Royals game, played during a steady rain Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field, was suspended due to unplayable field conditions. The score was tied at two after eight innings, with White Sox closer David Robertson warming up and announced to enter the game in the ninth.
4/24/2015 | Volquez, Danks meet again, this time in Chicago
Edinson Volquez is scheduled to start for the Royals against the White Sox on Saturday afternoon in the third game of a four-game series. It'll be the just third time the veteran right-hander has faced the White Sox, and the first time he's pitched at U.S. Cellular Field.
4/24/2015 | Royals downplay role of instigator in incidents
With three bench-clearing incidents so far this month -- including Thursday night's fracas with the White Sox -- the Royals are gaining a reputation around Major League Baseball as a feisty bunch looking for trouble. But the viewpoint inside the Royals' clubhouse is quite different.
4/24/2015 | Royals recall prospect Finnegan, option Calixte
The Royals recalled left-hander Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas and optioned infielder Orlando Calixte to Triple-A Omaha on Friday.
4/24/2015 | Royals Minor League report: April 23
Omaha withstood a ninth-inning rally, moving to 2-1 in the series. Cheslor Cuthbert hit a three-run homer and finished a triple shy of the cycle.
4/24/2015 | Royals stand by Ventura after third incident in month
Regardless of what others around Major League Baseball may think about him, Yordano Ventura still seems to have the unwavering support of his teammates in the Royals clubhouse -- despite being involved in another incident Thursday night against the White Sox.
4/24/2015 | Time has come for Ventura to display maturity
Yordano Ventura is too good for this. The Royals, for that matter, are too good for this. Yet here they sit again after a Thursday night fracas, which will have the 23-year-old ace and some of his teammates in trouble at the principal's office with Joe Garagiola Jr. Come on, fellows. This is getting old. Even the Royals know it.
4/23/2015 | Tensions boil over in Royals-White Sox fracas
Bad blood between the White Sox and Royals that has simmered since the start of the season boiled over again on Thursday night during a benches-clearing incident at U.S. Cellular Field.
4/23/2015 | Infante misses 4th straight game with groin injury
Omar Infante missed his fourth straight game Thursday night with a strained left groin, but the Royals second baseman is expected to return to the lineup soon.
4/23/2015 | The best is still ahead for young Royals
GM Dayton Moore's patience paid off with the Royals' first pennant in 29 years, and his young club should be competitive for many years.
4/23/2015 | Starling promoted to Double-A after hot start at Wilmington
Royals outfield prospect Bubba Starling, the fifth overall pick of the 2011 Draft, has received a promotion from Class A Wilmington to Double-A Northwest Arkansas, MLB.com has learned.
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