Puppeteer returns to his passion of breathing life into creations

...That led to orders from Michigan State University, Kansas City Royals and the University of Delaware to build their mascots...to get there before they closed at 11 p.m. The Kansas City Royals were scheduled to unveil it the next morning...

Josh Hamilton might be facing last chance in baseball

...including Shayne Kelley, who again will be a constant companion.Kelley, a former minor league strength coach for the Kansas City Royals, was with Hamilton his final season in Texas and first year with the Angels. He was as assistant coach at Alabama...

Royals manager Ned Yost insists team is not to blame for string of fights

CHICAGO - Manager Ned Yost insists his Kansas City Royals are not to blame for a string of fights and that opponents are mostly at fault.Yost says his team has not started "any of this...

Giants' Hunter Pence out 6-8 weeks after breaking forearm

...spring training debut with tightness in his right triceps after pitching a scoreless inning in a 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals. He will be evaluated again Friday. PHILLIES: Cliff Lee, the 36-year-old 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner...

Giants are happy with addition of ex-Royal outfielder Nori Aoki

The San Francisco Giants are thrilled with how their outfield is shaping up after acquiring Nori Aoki from the Kansas City Royals.

Pitcher Jon Lester's decision on team could come Tuesday

...career-best 2.45 ERA in 2014.He was on the mound for the A's in the American League wild-card game against the Kansas City Royals and left in the eighth inning with runners on first and second with one out and his team leading 7-4. The Royals...

New-look Braves plan to fully embrace the role of underdog

...acknowledges that the Braves are a team in flux.He and Wood still think they can be a contender. Both pointed to the Kansas City Royals, who surprisingly made the playoffs last season and got all the way to Game 7 of the World Series."It may be...

Royals, postseason star Lorenzo Cain avoid arbitration

Postseason star Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a one-year contract for $2,725,000, just ahead of what would have been Major League Baseball's first salary...


...helping set the foundation for a new downtown ballpark in Cleveland and turned around a foundering franchise.? The Kansas City Royals have signed veteran right-hander Ryan Madson to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training...

Former Braves pitcher Kris Medlen signs two-year deal with Royals

Ex-Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen signed an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the Kansas City Royals after missing last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery.Medlen will make $2 million next year and $5.5 million...