Kansas City Royals

74-88
4th in AL Central
NEWS
Sun, Oct 3, 2021

10:12pm - Jackson Kowar (0-6) allowed five runs on five hits and a walk while striking out six in four innings to take the loss against the Twins on Sunday.

12:13pm - Kyle Isbel is on the bench for Sunday's game against the Twins.

12:11pm - Andrew Benintendi is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins.

11:04am - Kris Bubic (6-7) was charged with the loss against Minnesota on Saturday, pitching 6.2 innings and allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits and no walks while striking out five.

Sat, Oct 2, 2021

3:05pm - Kyle Isbel isn't starting Saturday's game against the Twins.

1:04pm - Nicky Lopez went 1-for-3 with a pair of walks, a stolen base and two runs scored in Friday's 11-6 win over Minnesota.

12:59pm - Whit Merrifield went 3-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and two runs scored in Friday's 11-6 win over Minnesota.

12:56pm - Gabe Speier has allowed three runs (one earned) in seven innings since he was promoted from Triple-A Omaha.

Fri, Oct 1, 2021

7:23pm - Tyler Zuber was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Friday.

4:54pm - Kyle Isbel remains on the bench for Friday's game against the Twins.

12:49pm - Angel Zerpa (0-1) was tagged with the loss Thursday after allowing two runs (both unearned) on three hits and a walk while fanning four across five innings.

Thu, Sep 30, 2021

7:07pm - Angel Zerpa was recalled from Triple-A Omaha to start Thursday's game against Cleveland, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

6:44pm - Daniel Lynch was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday with a right hand contusion, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

3:42pm - Kyle Isbel isn't starting Thursday's game against Cleveland.

3:36pm - Salvador Perez (ankle) is starting Thursday's game against Cleveland.

12:21pm - Greg Holland (3-5) pitched two perfect innings and earned the win Wednesday over Cleveland. He struck out one.

12:17pm - Daniel Lynch manager Mike Matheny said after Wednesday's 10-5 win over Cleveland that Lynch is OK after exiting in the fourth inning when he was struck by a comebacker, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

9:27am - Kyle Isbel went 1-for-2 with an RBI, two runs scored, a stolen base and two walks Wednesday against Cleveland.

9:20am - Daniel Lynch allowed four earned runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out two across three innings Wednesday against Cleveland. He did not factor into the decision.

Wed, Sep 29, 2021

10:17pm - Salvador Perez was diagnosed with a right ankle sprain after leaving Wednesday's game against Cleveland, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

9:13pm - Salvador Perez went 1-for-2 with a three-run home run before leaving Wednesday's game against Cleveland with an apparent injury, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.

5:34pm - Tyler Zuber Royals recalled Zuber from Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

5:32pm - Brady Singer Royals placed Singer on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with right upper arm discomfort, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

5:29pm - Angel Zerpa Royals will call up Zerpa from Triple-A Omaha on Thursday to start the team's series finale with Cleveland at Kauffman Stadium, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

4:25pm - Michael A. Taylor signed a two-year, $9 million contract extension with the Royals on Wednesday, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.

3:34pm - Adalberto Mondesi is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against Cleveland.

3:31pm - Andrew Benintendi (foot) is starting Wednesday's game against Cleveland.

2:22pm - Andrew Benintendi was removed in the eighth inning of Tuesday's 6-4 win over Cleveland after he appeared to injure his right leg when he fouled a ball off himself in his plate appearance earlier in the inning, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

12:24pm - Hunter Dozier went 1-for-3 with a stolen base in Tuesday's 6-4 win over Cleveland.

12:21pm - Josh Staumont (4-3) struck out one in 1.1 perfect innings to earn the win Tuesday over Cleveland.

12:17pm - Ervin Santana allowed three hits and two walks with three strikeouts in three innings during Tuesday's 6-4 win over Cleveland.

3:02am - Andrew Benintendi went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk Tuesday in a 9-4 win versus Cleveland.

Tue, Sep 28, 2021

9:41pm - Brady Singer was removed from Tuesday's start against Cleveland with right upper arm discomfort, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

5:23pm - Carlos Hernandez will not make another start this season, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

4:58pm - Michael A. Taylor (personal) was reinstated from the bereavement list ahead of Tuesday's game against Cleveland, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

4:55pm - Salvador Perez (face) is starting Tuesday's game against Cleveland.

Mon, Sep 27, 2021

5:35pm - Jackson Kowar (0-5) got the loss after pitching 4.1 innings, giving up five runs on seven hits and walking one while striking out four versus Cleveland on Monday.

3:51pm - Salvador Perez was removed in the bottom of the eighth inning of Monday's game against Cleveland with an apparent injury, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports. He went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run before exiting.

Sat, Sep 25, 2021

9:57pm - Nicky Lopez went 2-for-4 with a double and a stolen base in Saturday's 5-1 loss to Detroit.

9:48pm - Jon Heasley pitched 5.1 scoreless innings Saturday against Detroit, giving up three hits and two walks with three strikeouts. He did not factor in the decision.

2:38pm - Kyle Isbel will sit Saturday against the Tigers.

12:29pm - Josh Staumont walked two and struck out two over 1.1 scoreless innings to earn a hold in Friday's 3-1 win over Detroit.

12:26pm - Domingo Tapia (4-0) allowed a run on two hits and a walk in one inning, earning the win Friday versus Detroit.

8:49am - Carlos Hernandez didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 3-1 win over the Tigers, allowing two hits and three walks over five scoreless innings. He struck out one.

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

1:06pm - Michael A. Taylor Royals Alec Lewis of The Athletic Taylor on the bereavement list Friday.

Wed, Sep 22, 2021

5:26pm - Jon Heasley is slated to make his next turn through the Kansas City rotation Saturday in Detroit, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

3:49pm - Carlos Hernandez and the Royals won't play Wednesday after their game against Cleveland was postponed due to inclement weather.

2:45pm - Adalberto Mondesi isn't starting Wednesday's game against Cleveland.

2:43pm - Andrew Benintendi is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against Cleveland.

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

9:31pm - Hunter Dozier went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Tuesday's loss to Cleveland.

9:29pm - Daniel Lynch (4-6) was charged with the loss against Cleveland on Tuesday after surrendering four runs on four hits and three walks while striking out five across six innings.

4:53pm - Cam Gallagher (knee) was activated from the 10-day injured list prior to Tuesday's game against Cleveland.

1:53pm - Ryan O'Hearn remains on the bench Tuesday against Cleveland.

10:37am - Nicky Lopez went 4-for-8 with a double and three runs scored in Monday's doubleheader against Cleveland.

10:31am - Domingo Tapia (3-0) picked up the win in the second game of Monday's doubleheader sweep of Cleveland, striking out four over 1.2 perfect innings of relief.

10:27am - Hunter Dozier went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in the first game of Monday's doubleheader against Cleveland.

10:24am - Andrew Benintendi went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in the first game of Monday's doubleheader against Cleveland.

10:21am - Salvador Perez went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in a 7-2 win over Cleveland during the first game of Monday's doubleheader.

10:15am - Brady Singer (5-10) picked up the win in the first game of Monday's doubleheader sweep of Cleveland, allowing one run on six hits and a walk over seven innings. He struck out seven.

Mon, Sep 20, 2021

6:51pm - Ryan O'Hearn is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Monday's doubleheader against Cleveland, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.

6:48pm - Michael A. Taylor will sit for the second game of Monday's doubleheader against Cleveland, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.

6:46pm - Adalberto Mondesi will sit for the second half of Monday's doubleheader against Cleveland, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.

1:33pm - Kyle Isbel is out of the lineup for the first game of Monday's doubleheader with Cleveland.

1:26pm - Wade Davis Royals transferred Davis (shoulder) from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day IL on Monday.

1:23pm - Brady Singer was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list ahead of his scheduled start in the first game of Monday's doubleheader in Cleveland.

1:23pm - Brad Keller Royals transferred Keller (lat) from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day IL on Monday.

1:17pm - Tyler Zuber Royals optioned Zuber to Triple-A Omaha on Monday.

1:14pm - Scott Blewett Royals optioned Blewett to Triple-A Omaha on Monday.

1:11pm - Dylan Coleman Royals selected Coleman's contract from Triple-A Omaha ahead of Monday's doubleheader in Cleveland.

12:15pm - Tyler Zuber has allowed three runs in his last 5.1 innings.

8:40am - Adalberto Mondesi went 0-for-3 with a stolen base in Sunday's 7-1 loss to the Mariners.

8:36am - Michael A. Taylor went 1-for-2 with a stolen base in Sunday's 7-1 loss to the Mariners.

8:33am - Jackson Kowar (0-4) allowed five runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out three over four innings as he took the loss against the Mariners on Sunday.

Sun, Sep 19, 2021

1:12pm - Carlos Hernandez is now projected to make his next start Wednesday versus Cleveland, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

1:08pm - Daniel Lynch (calf) is expected to make his next scheduled start Tuesday versus Cleveland, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

1:06pm - Brady Singer is expected to be activated from the injured list and start Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader versus Cleveland, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

12:44pm - Hanser Alberto went 1-for-3 with a stolen base in Saturday's 8-1 win over Seattle.

12:17pm - Ryan O'Hearn is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, Joel Goldberg of Bally Sports Kansas City reports.

10:19am - Adalberto Mondesi went 2-for-5 with a double, a run, an RBI and a stolen base in an 8-1 win over Seattle on Saturday.

10:09am - Michael A. Taylor went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a double and an additional RBI in Saturday's 8-1 victory over the Mariners.

10:02am - Kris Bubic (5-6) earned the win over Seattle on Saturday, pitching 6.1 innings and allowing one run on two hits and four walks while striking out two.

Sat, Sep 18, 2021

3:41pm - Ryan O'Hearn is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against Seattle.

10:52am - Jon Heasley (0-1) was lit up in his MLB debut for four runs on six hits while striking out five over four innings as he took the loss against the Mariners on Friday.

10:38am - Hunter Dozier went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 6-2 loss to the Mariners.

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

9:02pm - Cam Gallagher will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha on Friday.

8:58pm - Brad Keller Mike Matheny announced Friday that Keller (lat) will be shut down and won't return this season, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

6:10pm - Ryan O'Hearn will sit Friday against Seattle.

6:08pm - Adalberto Mondesi will sit Friday against the Mariners.

5:18pm - Michael A. Taylor (personal) has been reinstated from the family medical emergency list and will start Friday's game against the Mariners in center field, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

12:50pm - Brady Singer was placed on the injured list for undisclosed reasons prior to his scheduled start Friday against the Mariners.

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

3:51pm - Daniel Lynch exited Thursday's start against the Athletics due to left calf tightness, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

3:11pm - Daniel Lynch was removed from Thursday's game against the Athletics in the top of the third inning due to an apparent lower-body injury, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

12:22pm - Adalberto Mondesi went 0-for-3 with a walk, a hit by pitch, an RBI, a stolen base and two runs scored in Wednesday's 12-10 loss to Oakland.

12:11pm - Carlos Santana is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Athletics.

10:24am - Salvador Perez went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and an additional run Wednesday in the Royals' 12-10 loss to the Athletics.

3:04am - Andrew Benintendi went 5-for-5 with four RBI and one run scored Wednesday against the Athletics.

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

7:57pm - Gabe Speier had his contract selected by the Royals on Wednesday.

7:45pm - Wade Davis was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with right shoulder inflammation. The move is retroactive to Sept. 12.

3:13pm - Mike Minor Royals placed Minor on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with left shoulder impingement syndrome, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

3:12pm - Scott Blewett was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday.

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