Royals take on the White Sox after Dozier’s 4-hit gameAugust 30, 2022 GMT
Kansas City Royals (52-77, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Chicago White Sox (63-65, third in the AL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Brady Singer (7-4, 3.15 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 120 strikeouts); White Sox: Lucas Giolito (10-7, 5.14 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 135 strikeouts)
Taylor, Perez homer, Royals beat Machado, Padres 15-7August 28, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael A. Taylor homered and drove in four runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Diego Padres 15-7 on Sunday.
Salvador Perez also went deep for Kansas City, and Hunter Dozier had four of the Royals' 18 hits.
Royals host the Diamondbacks in first of 2-game seriesAugust 23, 2022 GMT
Arizona Diamondbacks (55-66, fourth in the NL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (50-74, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (2-4, 3.99 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 74 strikeouts); Royals: Jonathan Heasley (0-0)
Perez’s HR off Holmes in 9th leads Royals over Yanks 8-6July 31, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer off All-Star closer Clay Holmes in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 8-6 Sunday to avoid being swept in the season series.
Bubic goes 7, Royals edge Rays 4-2 to win seriesJuly 24, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kris Bubic went seven strong innings, Hunter Dozier and MJ Melendez had late-inning RBIs and the Kansas City Royals beat Tampa Bay 4-2 on Sunday, winning a series against the Rays for the first time in five years.
LEADING OFF: Royals down 10 unvaccinated players in TorontoJuly 14, 2022 GMT
A look at what's happening around baseball today:
10 unvaccinated Royals players skipping trip to TorontoJuly 14, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals will be without 10 of the 26 players on their active roster for their upcoming trip to Toronto due to Canadian restrictions on travelers who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19.
LEADING OFF: Royals down 10 unvaccinated players in TorontoJuly 14, 2022 GMT
A look at what's happening around baseball Thursday:
Royals hit 3 HRs off Javier, end Astros’ 8-game win streakJuly 7, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Whit Merrifield, Hunter Dozier and Emmanuel Rivera all homered as the Kansas City Royals roughed up Cristian Javier early and held on for a 7-4 win over Houston on Wednesday night, ending the Astros' major league-best eight-game winning streak.
Scherzer stout in return, but Mets fall to Reds in 9th, 1-0July 6, 2022 GMT
CINCINNATI (AP) — The New York Mets wasted a stellar performance by Max Scherzer in his return from an oblique injury, losing 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds on Mike Moustakas’ game-ending sacrifice fly on Tuesday night.
Alvarez makes big throw, hits 25th homer, Astros top RoyalsJuly 6, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Long established as a star at the plate, Yordan Alvarez has been showing flashes of brilliance on defense this season, too.
Alvarez threw out Hunter Dozier at the plate from just short of the warning track in left field to preserve a two-run, eighth-inning lead, then hit his 25th homer as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 9-7 on Tuesday night.
Alvarez’s 9th-inning HR lifts Astros 7-6 win over RoyalsJuly 5, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — After falling behind early on, Houston chipped away at Kansas City's lead before one mighty swing by Yordan Alvarez completed the Astros' biggest comeback win of the season.
Alvarez homered with two outs in the ninth inning, and Houston beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Monday for its seventh straight victory.
Pasquantino hits unusual 1st MLB homer, Royals beat TigersJuly 2, 2022 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Vinnie Pasquantino took a most unusual path to the plate on his first big league home run — a furious sprint, a desperate slide and even a tag.
Pasquantino and Hunter Dozier hit back-to-back homers, leading Brad Keller and the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Friday night.
Royals pound 3 HRs to beat Angels 6-2; Bubic gets 1st winJune 21, 2022 GMT
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — All the small things are starting to add up to big results for the Kansas City Royals.
The Royals got some timely hits and another solid outing from their starting pitcher as they won for the fourth time in the last five games Monday night.
Dozier leads Royals against the Giants after 4-hit outingJune 13, 2022 GMT
Kansas City Royals (20-39, fifth in the AL Central) vs. San Francisco Giants (33-26, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Monday, 9:45 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Brady Singer (3-1, 4.33 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 35 strikeouts); Giants: Alex Wood (3-5, 4.23 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 55 strikeouts)
Santander, Mountcastle, Odor homer as O’s beat Royals 10-7June 12, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Anthony Santander, Ryan Mountcastle and Rougned Odor hit solo home runs, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Sunday.
Smith, Walker homers spoil Greinke’s return to Arizona, 9-5May 24, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's familiarity with Zack Greinke led to a solid offensive night against the Diamondbacks' former pitcher.
Christian Walker and Pavin Smith homered and Ketel Marte’s two-run double broke a fourth-inning tie to help the Diamondbacks beat Kansas City 9-5 Monday night in Greinke’s first appearance at Chase Field since he left at the 2019 trade deadline after 3 1/2 seasons in Arizona.
Royals bring home losing streak into matchup against the TwinsMay 22, 2022 GMT
Minnesota Twins (24-16, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-25, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Bailey Ober (1-1, 2.75 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 16 strikeouts); Royals: Brady Singer (0-0)
Royals host the Twins to start 3-game seriesMay 20, 2022 GMT
Minnesota Twins (22-16, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (14-23, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Devin Smeltzer (0-0, 1.80 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, two strikeouts); Royals: Daniel Lynch (2-2, 3.30 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 29 strikeouts)
White Sox play the Royals leading series 2-1May 18, 2022 GMT
Chicago White Sox (18-18, second in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (13-22, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (0-0); Royals: Zack Greinke (0-2, 3.52 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)
Royals play the Rockies after Dozier’s 5-hit gameMay 14, 2022 GMT
Kansas City Royals (11-19, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Colorado Rockies (16-16, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Saturday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Royals: Carlos Hernandez (0-2, 7.15 ERA, 1.90 WHIP, 10 strikeouts); Rockies: German Marquez (0-3, 6.47 ERA, 1.69 WHIP, 26 strikeouts)
Benintendi, Dozier lead 18-hit night; Royals top Rox 14-10May 14, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run homer and an RBI triple, Hunter Dozier had his first career five-hit game and the Kansas City Royals broke out of their offensive funk in a 14-10 victory over the bumbling Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Zimmermann leads Orioles past Royals 4-2 to earn DH splitMay 9, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Bruce Zimmermann threw six effective innings and Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 to earn a doubleheader split on Sunday.
The Royals won the opener 6-4 when Michael Taylor hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth after a pair of two-out Baltimore errors.
Perez 2 HRs, Dozier go-ahead shot lead Royals over Twins 4-3April 20, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez homered twice and Hunter Dozier hit another go-ahead home run to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Perez homered in the fourth off Chris Archer and tied the score 3-3 in the sixth when he went deep against Tyler Duffey (0-2).
Dozier’s two-run homer lifts the Royals to win over DetroitApril 17, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier homered to break a tie in the sixth, and lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
After Carlos Santana walked with one out, Dozier lifted an 0-2 pitch from Will Vest (0-1) into the left field bleachers for his first home run of the year.
Bubic scheduled to start for Kansas City against MinnesotaOctober 2, 2021 GMT
Minnesota Twins (71-89, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (74-86, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Griffin Jax (3-5, 6.78 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 62 strikeouts) Royals: Kris Bubic (6-6, 4.52 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 109 strikeouts)
Perez hitless, rest of Royals bats busy; Twins finish lastOctober 2, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez went hitless on a night when every other Royals starter had at least one hit, and Kansas City beat the Minnesota Twins 11-6 Friday.
With the loss, the Twins were assured of finishing in last place in the AL Central after winning the division the last two years.
Perez hits 48th homer, leaves hurt; Royals beat Indians 10-5September 30, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tied a Royals record with his 48th homer of the season before leaving with a sprained right ankle, and Kansas City went on to beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 on Wednesday night.
Chang 3-run triple off Benintendi’s glove, Indians beat KCSeptember 22, 2021 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Yu Chang hit a bases-loaded triple off left fielder Andrew Benintendi’s glove in the first inning, leading Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians to a 4-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Perez hits 43rd homer as Royals rally past Athletics, 10-7September 15, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez is having the kind of season the Kansas City Royals won't soon forget.
The Oakland A's are having the kind of September they might want to forget real soon.
Isbel has go-ahead single in 8th, Royals beat Twins 5-3September 12, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Isbel drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday.
Adalberto Mondesi homered for the Royals and Whit Merrifield had three hits, including a pair of doubles.
Hernández sharp as Royals blank Orioles 6-0September 10, 2021 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Carlos Hernández delivered another impressive start for Kansas City — and this time the Royals closed out the game without incident.
Hernández allowed three hits in six innings, and Nicky Lopez and Hunter Dozier homered as the Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-0 on Thursday night.
Hernández strikes out eight; Royals batter Cubs 9-1August 22, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the sliding Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Sunday for a sweep of their weekend series.
It was Chicago’s franchise-record 13th consecutive loss at Wrigley Field.
Dozier homer helps Royals to 3rd straight win over AstrosAugust 19, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals earned their third straight win over Houston, beating the Astros 3-2 Wednesday night.
Royals beat White Sox 3-2 on Taylor’s 2-out single in 10thJuly 29, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael A. Taylor’s two-out single in the bottom of the 10th inning drove Hunter Dozier home from second base as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Pérez’s RBI single caps 4-run 9th as Royals beat Reds 7-6July 7, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Pérez’s walk-off single capped Kansas City's four-run rally as the Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 Tuesday night.
The Royals scored six runs off the Reds’ bullpen in the final two innings and Pérez got his third game-ending hit this season.
Dozier, Olivares lead Royals to 6-3 comeback win over TwinsJuly 3, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals manager Mike Matheny gazed across the happy Kansas City clubhouse Saturday as, one by one, each of his players pointed to a teammate and praised them for a job well done.
Lowe has three hits, two RBIs as Rangers beat Royals 9-4June 26, 2021 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nate Lowe’s three hits included his first career triple in the majors as the Texas Rangers dominated their former All-Star Mike Minor and beat the Kansas City Royals 9-4 on Friday night.
Mondesi, Minor lead Royals to 7-3 win over PiratesJune 1, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi hit a two-run homer before injuring his hamstring, Mike Minor pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night.
Merrifield, Dozier lead Royals past Twins 6-3May 30, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Whit Merrifield had two hits and scored two runs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Sunday.
Andrew Benintendi and Hunter Dozier each drove in two runs for Kansas City, which had dropped three of four.
Merrifield, Bubic lead Royals over Twins 8-3May 29, 2021 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Whit Merrifield had two hits and three RBIs, Kris Bubic had another strong start and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 8-3 Friday night.
Merrifield had a two-run double in a five-run seventh inning as Kansas City’s offense broke out after scoring five total runs during a three-game series at Tampa Bay.
Abreu scores on Davis wild pitch, White Sox beat Royals 4-3May 16, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Wade Davis bounced a wild pitch that allowed José Abreu to dash home with the game-ending run, and the Chicago White Sox rallied in the ninth inning to beat the Kansas City 4-3 on Sunday on a call that left the Royals fuming.
Abreu, Dozier collide, Royals and Chisox split doubleheaderMay 15, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Andrew Vaughn, starting the nightcap at first base after AL MVP Jose Abreu was injured in a frightening collision in the first game, homered to send the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Friday for a doubleheader split.
Abreu, Dozier hurt in collision, leave White Sox-Royals gameMay 14, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu injured his face and knee after colliding hard with Kansas City third baseman Hunter Dozier on the first base line in the opener of a doubleheader Friday.
Bundy expected to start for Los Angeles at Kansas CityApril 13, 2021 GMT
Los Angeles Angels (7-3) vs. Kansas City Royals (4-4)
Dozier, Singer lead Royals over Twins 4-2 for 3-game sweepAugust 10, 2020 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier hit a two-run single in his first at-bat since testing positive for COVID-19, prized prospect Brady Singer earned his first major league win and the Kansas City Royals swept the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Sunday...