| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:24 PM
We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position. Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 3:54 PM
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $9 million, two-year contract with left-hander Bruce Chen.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team had not announced...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Trevor Plouffe's RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning gave Carl Pavano and the Twins a 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, helping Minnesota stave off a 100-loss season.
Pavano (9-13) went the distance, pitching nine scoreless...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 7:49 PM
Bruce Chen pitched eight crisp innings, Alex Gordon homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Chen (11-7) allowed two singles, struck out eight and walked one. He was 0-2 with a 7.94 ERA in his previous two starts....
| Sep 12, 2011
| 1:05 AM
DETROIT - After allowing two runs in the first inning, Scott Diamond shut down the streaking Detroit Tigers.
It turned out the damage was done.
Doug Fister pitched seven scoreless innings in another terrific start for Detroit, outdueling Diamond and...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 8:17 AM
Bruce Chen overcame a shaky first inning to win his career-high fifth straight start and led the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
Chen (10-5) allowed the first four batters of the game to reach base and walked...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Eric Hosmer and Billy Butler homered, Bruce Chen won four consecutive starts for the first time in his career and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Tuesday night.
Jeff Francoeur matched his career high with four hits as the Royals,...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:50 PM
Alex Gordon and Billy Butler both hit their 16th homers of the season in a four run third inning of a 5-4 decision, as the Royals salavaged a win in the of a three game series with the Yankees. Kansas City got six strong innings from starter Bruce Chen...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Omar Vizquel starts at second base and bats second and Tyler Flowers replaces A.J. Pierzynski at catcher for the White Sox as they face the Royals Saturday night, weather permitting.
Vizquel starts for the slumping Gordon Beckham, who has only three hits...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:20 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals are going through the growing pains of a promising young team.
Jeff Niemann won his sixth consecutive decision, Ben Zobrist had a two-run triple and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a four-game sweep with a...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:10 PM
As the Orioles' rotation continues to crumble and the front office scrambles for replacements, perhaps it is fitting that one of the club's only reliable options is a player who many thought wouldn't throw a pitch in 2011.
Alfredo Simon, who spent two...