Kansas City Royals

14-25
4th in AL Central
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Sun, May 22, 2022

1:19pm - Foster Griffin was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Sunday.

1:17pm - Ronald Bolanos (undisclosed) was activated from the injured list Sunday.

11:49am - Dylan Coleman was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Sunday.

11:20am - Brady Singer was recalled from Triple-A Omaha and will start Sunday's game versus the Twins.

Sat, May 21, 2022

10:47pm - Brad Keller (1-4) allowed four runs on five hits and three walks over seven innings to take the loss to the Twins on Saturday. He struck out four.

5:04pm - Brady Singer is on the Royals' taxi squad and is expected to start Sunday against the Twins, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

Fri, May 20, 2022

5:34pm - Foster Griffin had his contract selected by the Royals on Friday.

5:32pm - Matt Peacock was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Friday.

5:28pm - Ronald Bolanos (undisclosed) was placed on the injured list Friday without an injury designation.

5:26pm - Adalberto Mondesi (knee) was transferred to the 60-day injured list Friday.

5:24pm - Carlos Hernandez was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Friday.

Thu, May 19, 2022

5:58pm - Amir Garrett was ejected from Thursday's game against the White Sox, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

12:43pm - Nicky Lopez went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the White Sox.

12:40pm - Collin Snider (3-1) earned the win Wednesday, allowing a hit in one-third of an inning without giving up a run versus the White Sox.

12:19pm - Bobby Witt Jr. went 2-for-4 with a solo home run -- his fourth of the season -- in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the White Sox.

12:14pm - Whit Merrifield went 1-for-5 with an RBI and his sixth stolen base of the season in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the White Sox.

11:34am - Michael A. Taylor (illness) was placed on the COVID-19-related injured list Thursday.

11:31am - Dairon Blanco contract was selected by the Royals on Thursday.

11:29am - Carlos Santana is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the White Sox.

11:11am - MJ Melendez went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and two runs scored against the White Sox on Wednesday.

Wed, May 18, 2022

4:22pm - Michael A. Taylor was scratched from Wednesday's lineup against the White Sox for an undisclosed reason.

3:53pm - Kyle Isbel will start in right field and bat eighth in Wednesday's game against the White Sox.

1:21pm - MJ Melendez went 2-for-7 with a solo home run across both games of Tuesday's doubleheader versus the White Sox.

1:17pm - Collin Snider allowed a run on three hits in one inning, earning a hold in a 2-1 win over the White Sox in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader.

10:32am - Josh Staumont struck out one in a perfect ninth inning to record his third save of the season in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the White Sox.

10:28am - Nicky Lopez went 4-for-6 with a walk, a double and a stolen base across both games of Tuesday's doubleheader split with the White Sox.

10:24am - Jonathan Heasley (0-2) took the loss in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the White Sox, giving up three runs on four hits and three walks over five innings. He struck out one.

Tue, May 17, 2022

7:05pm - Hunter Dozier is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the White Sox, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

6:53pm - Salvador Perez (thumb) was placed on the 10-day injured last after Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the White Sox.

4:54pm - Salvador Perez was removed in the bottom of the seventh inning of Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader with the White Sox due to a sprained left thumb. He went 1-for-3 with a base hit and two strikeouts before exiting the contest.

11:22am - Salvador Perez is starting at designated hitter Tuesday, batting third in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader versus the White Sox.

11:20am - Brady Singer Royals recalled Singer from Triple-A Omaha ahead of his scheduled start in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader with the White Sox.

11:12am - Salvador Perez isn't starting the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader versus the White Sox.

11:09am - Carlos Santana will sit for the first half of Tuesday's doubleheader against the White Sox.

11:07am - Michael A. Taylor is not in the starting lineup for Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the White Sox.

8:49am - Brady Singer will be called up from Triple-A Omaha to start the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader with the White Sox, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

8:46am - Jonathan Heasley is slated to start the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

Mon, May 16, 2022

7:34pm - Brady Singer joined the Royals' taxi squad Monday and could be formally recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday to start one game of Kansas City's doubleheader with the White Sox, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

3:01pm - MJ Melendez is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the White Sox.

2:44pm - Nicky Lopez is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the White Sox.

1:39pm - Bobby Witt Jr. went 1-for-2 with a solo home run, two walks and two total runs scored in Sunday's 8-7 win over the Rockies.

Sun, May 15, 2022

11:43pm - Daniel Lynch allowed three hits and four walks while striking out four in 5.1 scoreless innings during Sunday's win over the Rockies. He didn't factor into the decision.

1:03pm - Ronald Bolanos allowed one run on two hits and two walks with four strikeouts in four relief innings in Saturday's 10-4 loss to the Rockies.

1:00pm - Bobby Witt Jr. went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 10-4 loss to the Rockies.

11:36am - Andrew Benintendi is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rockies.

Sat, May 14, 2022

2:21pm - Carlos Santana isn't starting Saturday against the Rockies.

Fri, May 13, 2022

7:44pm - Andrew Benintendi won his arbitration case Friday and will make $8.5 million this season, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

4:36pm - MJ Melendez is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Rockies.

4:24pm - Carlos Santana (ankle) was activated from the 10-day injured list and will bat cleanup as the designated hitter Friday in Colorado.

1:20pm - Hunter Dozier went 0-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Rangers.

11:29am - Jonathan Heasley (0-1) took the loss after allowing one run on four hits and four walks across 3.1 innings during Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Rangers. He struck out one.

Thu, May 12, 2022

3:03pm - MJ Melendez will sit Thursday against Texas, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

2:58pm - Ryan O'Hearn is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rangers, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

2:42pm - Kris Bubic was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Thursday, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

2:36pm - Jonathan Heasley was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Thursday, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

1:25pm - Nick Pratto (undisclosed) was activated from the 7-day injured list at Triple-A Omaha. He'll bat second and play first base versus Triple-A Iowa.

Wed, May 11, 2022

5:45pm - Jonathan Heasley will start Thursday's game against the Rangers, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

4:10pm - MJ Melendez isn't starting Wednesday against the Rangers.

4:05pm - Gabe Speier is listed as the Royals' starting pitcher for Wednesday's game in Texas and is expected to serve as the opener in a bullpen day, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

11:41am - Adalberto Mondesi Royals revealed Wednesday that Mondesi (knee) underwent successful surgery last week, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

Tue, May 10, 2022

11:55pm - Brad Keller (1-3) took the loss after giving up six runs (five earned) over 5.2 innings in a 6-4 defeat Tuesday in Texas. He allowed nine hits and a walk while striking out three.

6:09pm - MJ Melendez will catch Brad Keller on Tuesday despite the fact that the Royals' original lineup had him playing in right field.

2:34pm - Ryan O'Hearn is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Rangers.

2:33pm - MJ Melendez will bat sixth and play right field Tuesday against Texas, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

Mon, May 9, 2022

10:15pm - Carlos Hernandez (0-2) was saddled with the loss after surrendering six runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out two across 4.2 innings Monday against the Orioles.

Sun, May 8, 2022

11:44pm - Taylor Clarke (1-0) earned the win in Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader versus the Orioles. He pitched a perfect inning and struck out one.

10:28pm - Zack Greinke allowed two runs on 10 hits and no walks while striking out three in 5.2 innings during the win over the Orioles in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader. He didn't factor into the decision.

10:09pm - Daniel Lynch (2-2) took the loss during a 4-2 defeat in Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader, allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits and four walks with five strikeouts in 3.2 innings.

5:31pm - Ryan O'Hearn isn't starting the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Orioles.

5:26pm - Nicky Lopez is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Orioles, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

11:29am - Ryan O'Hearn will start at designated hitter and bat cleanup in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader with the Orioles, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

10:20am - Michael A. Taylor is out of the lineup for Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Orioles, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

Sat, May 7, 2022

4:42pm - Carlos Hernandez and the Royals won't play Saturday against the Orioles after the game was postponed due to inclement weather.

Fri, May 6, 2022

4:44pm - Kris Bubic Mike Matheny said Friday that Bubic will operate out of the bullpen going forward, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

4:10pm - Carlos Hernandez and the Royals won't play against the Orioles on Friday after the game was postponed due to inclement weather, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

2:46pm - MJ Melendez is out of the lineup Friday against the Orioles, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.

Thu, May 5, 2022

7:58pm - Nick Pratto (undisclosed) was placed on the 7-day injured list by Triple-A Omaha on Thursday, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

1:44pm - Ronald Bolanos allowed three runs on four hits and three walks with one strikeout in 2.2 innings during Wednesday's 10-0 loss to the Cardinals.

Wed, May 4, 2022

11:07pm - Kris Bubic (0-3) was charged with the loss Wednesday against the Cardinals after giving up four runs on two hits with two walks and zero strikeouts in one-third of an inning.

11:22am - Carlos Santana was placed on the 10-day injured list with right ankle bursitis Wednesday, retroactive to May 3.

10:32am - Salvador Perez is not in the lineup for Wednesday's series finale versus the Cardinals.

10:26am - Hunter Dozier isn't starting Wednesday against St. Louis.

10:23am - Carlos Santana (ankle) isn't starting Wednesday against the Cardinals, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

Tue, May 3, 2022

8:02pm - Carlos Santana was scratched from Tuesday's lineup versus the Cardinals due to right ankle soreness, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.

6:14pm - Carlos Santana was scratched from Tuesday's lineup against the Cardinals for undisclosed reasons.

4:17pm - Nick Pratto has gone 7-for-12 with a double and two homers across the last three games for Triple-A Omaha, lifting his season line to .253/323/.494 with five homers, 16 RBI and two steals.

1:59pm - MJ Melendez will make his major-league debut Tuesday against the Cardinals, batting seventh while serving as the designated hitter, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

1:51pm - Kyle Isbel is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cardinals, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

1:48pm - Hunter Dozier is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cardinals, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

Mon, May 2, 2022

8:39pm - Salvador Perez went 0-for-4 in Monday's 1-0 loss to the Cardinals.

8:08pm - Zack Greinke (0-2) picked up the loss Monday after pitching six innings, surrendering one run on three hits while striking out one batter against the Cardinals.

10:52am - Kyle Isbel is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Cardinals.

10:29am - Bobby Witt Jr. is back in the lineup Monday, starting at third base and batting seventh against the Cardinals.

Sun, May 1, 2022

10:57pm - Dylan Coleman (0-1) took the loss Sunday versus the Yankees. He allowed two runs on two walks and a hit batter without recording an out.

8:54pm - Daniel Lynch allowed three runs on four hits and a walk over five innings in Sunday's loss to the Yankees. He struck out four and did not factor in the decision.

8:22pm - Michael A. Taylor went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's 6-4 loss to the Yankees.

6:53pm - Matt Peacock was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Sunday.

6:04pm - Cam Gallagher was diagnosed with a Grade 2 left hamstring strain and was placed on the 10-day injured list after Sunday's loss to the Yankees, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.

6:02pm - MJ Melendez was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Sunday.

4:11pm - Cam Gallagher was diagnosed with a strained left hamstring after exiting Sunday's game against the Yankees.

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