Kansas City Royals
The Royals are hoping Yordano Ventura, their young fireballer, can transition from thrower to pitcher.
The Royals acquired outfielder Carlos Peguero from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash.
A baseball official with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Mariners are on the verge of bringing back utility man Willie Bloomquist.
The Kansas City Royals have signed left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas to a four-year, $2 million contract.
Hisashi Iwakuma pitched eight scoreless innings in Seattle’s 6-0 win against Kansas City on Wednesday, eliminating the Royals from the playoff hunt.
Justin Smoak hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning to apply a crushing blow to the Royals’ postseason aspirations.
Alex Gordon threw out a runner at the plate in the 10th and scored on Salvador Perez’s two-out double in the 12th to lift the Kansas City Royals over Seattle 6-5 on Monday night.
At one point the Mariners were leading the Royals 5-0. However, Kansas City chipped away and came back to win it in walk-off fashion.
Kendrys Morales hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 6-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
While the Mariners’ season has technically been “over” for some time, The Kansas City Royals are still playing for something. ansas City is trying to snap their lengthy playoff drought by staying within reachable distance of a Wild Card spot.