Minnesota puts win streak on the line against Kansas City
Minnesota Twins (100-60, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (58-102, fourth in the AL Central)
Twins put 4-game win streak on the line against Royals
Minnesota Twins (99-60, first in the AL Central) vs. Kansas City Royals (58-101, fourth in the AL Central)
Struggling Royals look to end 4-game skid against Twins
Kansas City Royals (56-99, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (95-59, first in the AL Central)
Royals look to end 3-game losing streak against Twins
Kansas City Royals (56-98, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (94-59, first in the AL Central)
Lopez takes 13-game hit streak into matchup with Orioles
Baltimore Orioles (44-89, fifth in the AL East) vs. Kansas City Royals (47-88, fourth in the AL Central)
Royals take 5-game slide into matchup with Indians
Kansas City Royals (45-85, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (76-54, second in the AL Central)
Royals reinstate Skoglund after 80-game suspension
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have reinstated Eric Skoglund after the left-hander served an 80-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use.
NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Rockies prospect Vince Fernandez has been suspended 50 games under baseball's minor league drug program after testing positive for amphetamine.
NEW YORK (AP) — Retired catcher Mike Marjama has been suspended for 80 games following a positive steroids test.
Major League Baseball said Thursday that Marjama had applied for...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitching prospect Logan Webb has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Astros third base prospect J.J. Matijevic has been suspended for 50 games under baseball's minor league drug program following a second positive test for a drug of...
Pair of minor leaguers suspended for positive drug tests
NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco pitcher Norwith Gudino has been suspended 80 games under baseball's minor league drug program following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance...
3 minor league players suspended for drug violations
NEW YORK (AP) — Two players in the Detroit Tigers system and a free agent pitcher have been suspended 25 games each for violating the minor league drug program.
Pair of minor league pitchers get drug suspensions
NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado pitcher Luis De Avila and Baltimore pitcher Willie Rios have been suspended for violations of the minor league drug program.
Royals’ Skoglund tears up talking about drug suspension
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Kansas City Royals pitcher Eric Skoglund broke down in tears Saturday, talking publicly for the first time since Major League Baseball gave him an 80-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Skoglund said he is bewildered about what triggered the positive results. The penalty was imposed last month and will begin at the start of the season.
Royals pitcher Skoglund given 80-game drug suspension
NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City Royals pitcher Eric Skoglund was suspended Monday for the season's first 80 games after testing positive for two performance-enhancing substances.
The commissioner's office said the positive tests were for selective androgen receptor modulators S-22 (Ostarine) and LGD-4033 (Ligandrol).
Royals general manager Dayton Moore said in a statement Skoglund "unknowingly made a mistake" and "we remain proud of who Eric is as a person and will support him as an organization."
Royals add Mondesi, make 6 roster moves
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi is back with the Kansas City Royals as part of a roster shuffle.
The Royals made six moves Sunday before playing Houston.
Mondesi, the first player to make his major league debut in a World Series game, was recalled from Triple-A Omaha.
Royals end 5-game skid, beat White Sox 5-2 to split DH
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals had the last word with Tim Anderson.
Eric Skoglund overcame a leadoff homer by Anderson that led to a bench-clearing incident, pitching Kansas City past the Chicago White Sox 5-2 to end the Royals' five-game losing streak and give them a split of the day-night doubleheader Saturday.
Anderson celebrated as he rounded the bases and Royals catcher Perez said something to him as he crossed the plate.
Indians pound Royals 8-0 to avoid 3-game series sweep
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Indians had just been beaten by the Royals in two wildly different games, the first a shutout and the second a shootout, and manager Terry Francona wanted to see a little spark from his club.
It came Sunday along with some lightning.
Roberto Perez and Daniel Robertson delivered two-run doubles just before a long rain delay washed out both starters, and the Indians rolled to an 8-0 victory to avoid the series sweep.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Skoglund wasn't sure what was going on when he was scratched from his start for Triple-A Omaha.
He quickly found out he was headed to the majors.
Skoglund pitched 6 1/3 innings of two-hit ball in his big league debut, helping the Kansas City Royals beat Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday night.