Alcides Escobar

The bullpen is still bad, Royals lose 5-3

As we have seen many times this season, an early lead is no match for the Royals bullpen.<p>A rapid fire rally jump started the Royals but a really bad …

Chicago White Sox

Seven-run seventh sinks Royals in loss to Sox

(Chicago) -- Jose Abreu and Nicky Delmonico smacked three-run homers in a seven-run seventh, and the White Sox beat the Royals 9-3 on Friday …

Los Angeles

Three things the Royals need to do when rosters expand in September

Nothing like a good ole roster controversy, eh? No matter how you shake it, there is bound to be someone who doesn’t like what the Royals do at the …

Kansas City Royals

Granderson's slam helps Jays edge Royals

(Kansas City) -- Curtis Granderson hit a fourth-inning grand slam, and Toronto took a 6-5 win over Kansas City on Wednesday night.<p>Granderson's …

Los Angeles

Blue Jays vs. Royals Wednesday open thread

Jorge Lopez will make his Royals debut tonight, but he will have to wait at least a few minutes to make his first pitch in Royals blue as the game …

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitching with lead against the Blue Jays, Blaine Boyer gives up homer in Royals loss

After rain delayed the start of Tuesday night’s game by 31 minutes, the Royals lost to the Blue Jays 6-5 at Kauffman Stadium.<p>Reliever Blaine Boyer, …

Toronto Blue Jays

GameThread Game #119: Blue Jays at Royals

We have a later start tonight, so I’ve put this post up early in case anyone wants to turn this into a Bisons’ GameThread for the first hour.Tonight …

Toronto Blue Jays

WATCH: O’Hearn homers and Royals’ defense shines in win over Blue Jays

Ryan O'Hearn hits his first homer at The K, while Salvador Perez and Alcides Escobar each make dynamic defensive plays to seal the game.

Toronto Blue Jays

Escobar's RBI single to left | 07/07/2018 |

Alcides Escobar turns on a high fastball and singles into left field, scoring Jorge Bonifacio to get the Royals on the board in the 2nd

Alcides Escobar

Escobar's 2-run home run | 08/11/2018 |

Alcides Escobar cuts the Royals' deficit to 4-2 in the bottom of the 5th inning with a two-run homer to left field, plating Ryan O'Hearn

Alcides Escobar

Blue Jays fall to Royals in Reid-Foley’s MLB debut | The Star

Jansen finished 2-for-3 at the plate, both singles. He caught familiar faces in Reid-Foley as well as relievers Luis Santos and Thomas Pannone. Like …

Toronto Blue Jays

Cardinals take care of Royals for fourth straight win

(Kansas City) -- Jack Flaherty struck out nine in seven innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday …

Kansas City

Kansas City Royals: Drew Butera doesn’t need to be playing every day

The Kansas City Royals are going nowhere this season yet Drew Butera is still receiving more than enough playing time. Why is that the case for a …


Are The Irish Ranked Correctly At #11? (Radio Spot)

I went on the radio to answer a few questions.The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are ranked #11 in the coaches poll, and some people want to know if …

Notre Dame

Twins' walkoff woes

On Wednesday, the Twins suffered a team-record eighth walkoff homer loss this season.

Mookie Betts

Upon Further Review Podcast No. 489: Why Drew Butera, Logan Hughes, Joshua Vowles, Allen Dukes

(KMAland) -- Upon Further Review Podcast No. 488: Tuesday, August 7th.<p>OPEN: Stop playing Drew Butera and Alcides Escobar.<br>• KMALAND FEMALE AOTY: …

Notre Dame

Questionable lineup quiet in 5-0 loss

You could just take a peek at the Royals lineup for this one and make a safe prediction on how this one went. It didn’t matter that they were facing …

Ian Happ

Kansas City Royals: Their curious love affair with Alcides Escobar

Few things are more puzzling than how the Kansas City Royals remain enamored with shortstop Alcides Escobar.<p>The Kansas City Royals owe a big part of …


Javier Baez's HR, double vault Cubs to 3-1 win over Royals

Javier Baez smacked his 25th home run to lead off the sixth inning Monday night, and he added an RBI double in the eighth that enabled the Cubs to pull away to a 3-1 victory over the Royals at Kaufmann Stadium.<p>The game was delayed by rain for 22 minutes in the top of the fourth.<p>Baez’s homer came on …


Game 113 Recap: Cubs 5, Royals 0

When you play the Kansas City Royals, there can be only one of two results.<p>1. What you’re supposed to do.<p>OR<p>2. Make Cubs twitter blow up like Tom …

Joe Maddon

That time Alcides Escobar out-hit a 30-home run hitter

Baseball is a wonderful sport for so many reasons. For some people, there is nothing like being at the ballpark, taking in the sights and smells with …

Alcides Escobar

Royals rally late, fall to Twins in series finale

(Minneapolis) -- Jake Cave's grand slam helped the Minnesota Twins take a 6-5 win over the Royals on Sunday to finish a series sweep.<p>Cave's grand …

Los Angeles

Vote for the best shortstop in Royals’ 50-season history as part of an all-time team

If you’re a Royals fan, then you are well aware that this is the 50th season for the franchise.<p>In honor of the milestone season, The Star is looking …


Gamethread: Royals at White Sox

OK folks, I’m on the road today and had to schedule this before lineups were unleashed, so if someone would be so kind as to drop lineups in the …

Chicago White Sox

Chapman records his 28th save | 07/29/2018 |

Aroldis Chapman gets Alcides Escobar swinging to strike out the side, collecting his 28th save of the year and sealing the Yankees' 6-3 win

Aroldis Chapman

Moustakas had to go, but deal underscores how Royals are stranded between eras

While you were sleeping late Friday night into early Saturday morning, the inevitable-turned-imminent turned reality: Mike Moustakas, the prospect …


Game CIII & CIV threads: Royals at Yankees Day/Night Doubleheader

The Royals must face the Yankees twice today with a further diminished lineup.Mike Moustakas could have played one more game with the Royals had …

Cy Young Award

Salvy pulls off no-look flip for out at first base

KANSAS CITY -- Salvador Perez made just his fifth career appearance at first base for the Royals on Monday night, but he looked like a natural in the …

Kansas City

Game 102: Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals, 8:15 p.m.

Detroit Tigers (42-59) at Kansas City Royals (30-68)<p><b>Time/Place:</b> 8:15 p.m., Kauffman Stadium<b><br>SB Nation site:</b> Royals Review<b><br>Media:</b> Fox Sports Detroit, …

Kansas City Royals

Perez homers as Royals beat Twins, clinch rare series win

Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer and Brian Flynn pitched three scoreless innings of one-hit relief to pick up the win as the Kansas City Royals won their second straight game, 4-2, over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.<p>The victory, just the fourth in …