Major League Baseball’s use of expanded replay drew a workout in Monday’s opener between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates, with one call being upheld and another overturned.
The Kansas City Royals allowed three unanswered runs, including the game-winning walk-off in the 9th inning to the Detroit Tigers.
The Royals are coming off an 86-win season — the first time they’d finished above .500 in a decade.
The Kansas City Royals ended the preseason with a 7-2 loss to Milwaukee on Saturday. The regular season begins for the Roylas on Monday in Detroit.
Kansas lost the opening game of its weekend series against the Oklahoma Sooners 2-1 on Friday.
James Shields allowed 7 runs in the first inning in the Spring Training finale for the Kansas City Royals.
James Shields thinks back to last year, thoughtfully piecing together what was missing from the Kansas City Royals as they made a late push for the postseason.
Jeremy Guthrie allowed a home run to Troy Tulowitzki in his final Spring Training start.
The Kansas City Royals have assigned right-hander Jon Rauch to minor league camp.
Tim Lincecum was tagged for 11 hits and seven runs, including three homers, but the San Francisco Giants came all the way back to beat the Kansas City Royals 13-9 on Sunday.
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman broke bones above his left eye and nose when he was hit by a line drive Wednesday night, the latest frightening injury to a pitcher struck in the head by a batted ball.
Mike Moustakas went 3 for 3 and Yordano Ventura struck out six in six dominant innings, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 6-0 on Monday night.
Brett Tomko, a 14-year big league veteran who turns 41 on April 7, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals.
Yordano Ventura struck out six in 4 1-3 innings and Salvador Perez hit a two-run home run, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
Dan Haren pitched four effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Tuesday.
Pitcher Brad Penny has been released from a minor league contract by the Kansas City Royals.
Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar likely will miss at least the first two months of the season.