| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:25 PM
1. Dodgers (2): Matt Kemp may yet provide a lift for the team that went 42-12 in July and August. One thing they're not doing is hitting for power. Their 19 homers in August were the third fewest among NL teams.
2. Tigers (1): Miguel Cabrera remains the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:34 AM
I don’t care how old I get and carbon dating will soon be needed, the anticipation on game day for the start of the high school football season makes you feel young.
Opening night thoughts---
Carroll is…well, Carroll. Kapaun’s...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:17 PM
James Shields pitched seven innings of three-hit ball to win his fourth straight decision, Eric Hosmer drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
The Royals, who entered play 6...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:04 PM
James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings and was part of a combined four-hit shutout in Kansas City's 3-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night to give the Royals a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
Kansas City won the first...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 10:33 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The scourge of drugs and baseball claimed its third former MVP in a month when Miguel Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.
The Kansas City Royals infielder drew one of the longest...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:35 PM
James Shields was sharp for 7 1-3 innings, Alex Gordon had three RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals scored five runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Tuesday.
Shields - the key part in the deal that sent top prospect Wil Myers to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:32 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City’s James Shields is accustomed to pitching in close games this season.
He kept his team in the game until the Royals were able to break through late.
Shields was sharp for 7-1/3 innings, Alex Gordon had three RBIs,...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 2:24 PM
James Shields earned his first home win in more than three months, Alex Gordon homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Sunday.
The Royals improved to 18-5 since the All-Star break, winning seven consecutive series.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Andrew Albers allowed four hits while pitching into the ninth inning in his major league debut Tuesday night, easily outdueling Royals ace James Shields and leading the Minnesota Twins to a 7-0 victory over Kansas City.
The first big leaguer from...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Everybody loves a swashbuckler, especially when he has a Cy Young Award in his trophy case.
General manager Ken Williams fell for Jake Peavy in 2009, and the trade that brought him to Chicago proved a poor return on investment, both for Chairman Jerry...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:31 PM
The Kansas City Royals won their ninth straight game, stretching their longest winning streak in more than a decade by beating Minnesota 7-2 Thursday behind Billy Butler's hitting and Lorenzo Cain's highlight reel catch in center field.