| Jul 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Heading into his team's day-night doubleheader against Kansas City, one of Ron Gardenhire's top priorities was protecting Minnesota's taxed bullpen.
Scott Diamond and Cole De Vries eased their manager's concerns.
Diamond began the day...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Carlos Villanueva pitched six shutout innings, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Wednesday night.
Every Blue Jays starter had at least one hit as Toronto won for the fourth time in six games....
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Say this for the Phillies. They got a World Series title and five consecutive playoff seasons out of their payroll escalation.
But are they about to suffer Cubs-like pain?
That's the question that faces general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. as he faces a...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Yuniesky Betancourt almost hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning for the Kansas City Royals against the Detroit Tigers.
Comerica Park was too big, though, and Austin Jackson too fast.
The Royals scored three runs in the final...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Alcides Escobar hit a pair of homers off Jake Peavy, the second a go-ahead shot with two outs in the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 Saturday night.
The 25-year-old shortstop had just two homers all season...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Lorenzo Cain drove in three runs and Alex Gordon had three hits and scored two runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Saturday night.
Cain delivered run-producing singles in the first and fifth innings and he had an RBI-double...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 11:42 PM
As the skies opened and relented several times Saturday night at Camden Yards, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman waited through a three-hour, nine-minute rain delay.
He sat at his locker but tried not to stay idle too long so he wouldn't tighten up....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Miguel Cabrera snapped out of his slump with a pair of hits, driving in the go-ahead run and helping the Detroit Tigers to a 3-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Cabrera was 0 for 22 before his single in the third inning, but it...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:24 PM
No more wondering when the Gold Glove winners will be announced. ESPN2 will televise the first-ever Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show at 10 tonight. The one-hour telecast, hosted by Karl Ravech, John Kruk and Barry Larkin, will feature the announcement........
| Mar 29, 2011
| 3:39 PM
The Kansas City Royals have optioned right-handed pitcher Vin Mazzaro to Omaha and returned right-handed pitchers Louis Coleman, Luis Mendoza and Zach Miner, and infielders Irving Falu and Lance Zawadzki to minor league camp, the team announced on...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...