Kansas City Royals
Veteran pitchers Joba Chamberlain and Wandy Rodriguez agreed to minor league contracts Sunday with the Kansas City Royals, the American League Central leaders, and will report to Triple-A Omaha.
When Ned Yost was the bench coach in Atlanta, he watched the Braves cruise to a few division titles with big leads by the time August rolled around.
Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer off Ryan Madson in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers an 8-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.
The Kansas City Royals have made another big addition for the season’s stretch run, acquiring utilityman Ben Zobrist and cash from the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday for right-hander Aaron Brooks and minor league left-hander Sean Manaea.
The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front of their beleaguered rotation.
The Kansas City Royals have proven last year was no fluke.
Joe Blanton retired from baseball last season after he was unable to make it in the minor leagues.
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“I think if it holds the way it is, Major League Baseball, their hand’s going to be forced to make adjustments,” Verlander said Monday.
First baseman Eric Hosmer still leads Miguel Cabrera by close to half a million votes.
A possible reason why is that the team is responding to the latest ballot update, which listed seven Royals – and zero Tigers – as starters.