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2017 Schedule
80-82, 3rd in AL Cent
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Another solid AFL outing for Lovvorn

Royals pitching prospect Zach Lovvorn hurled four scoreless innings during Friday's Arizona Fall League action, striking out four while allowing three hits. The 23-year-old righty has yet to surrender a run or a walk in eight innings of work for the Surprise Saguaros. He compiled a 4.83 ERA and 1.50 WHIP across 31 games (18 starts) at Double-A this past season.

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Hank Aaron Award finalists announced

The Hank Aaron Award recognizes the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. Finalists for all 30 teams were revealed Monday.

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With the Braves' front-office turmoil roiling, speculation is mounting that Royals GM Dayton Moore might join his team's class of free agents and leave K.C., following the trail to Atlanta blazed by fellow World Series-winning Royals honcho John Schuerholz on 1990. Like Schuerholz, Moore would join a rebuilding Braves organization jam-packed with young talent. Could it be Braves Dynasty 2.0, second verse same as the first?

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Final Power Rankings: Where do Royals slot?

This Royals team had a fantastic run together, but with many of their core players poised to get large free-agent deals this offseason, the run is likely over.


BBTN: Recapping The Final Weekend Of The Season

Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about the best and worst moments of the weekend in MLB, and the two make playoff and award predictions. Plus, a conversation with former Dodgers GM Ned Colletti, Patrick Saunders with some "Inside Heat" on the Rockies, Todd Radom's latest uniform trivia and more.

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Real or not? Thanks for the memories, Royals

It had to be a bittersweet moment for Royals fans when Ned Yost removed Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar from Sunday's game, as all four are set to become free agents.

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End of an era for Royals, Hosmer?

When free agency gets underway this offseason, 1B Eric Hosmer will have a pretty impressive resume to share with interested teams. The 27-year-old, who debuted for the Royals in 2011, tied his career high this season with 25 HRs while batting .318.


Royals say farewell to free agents in 14-2 loss to Arizona

Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar tipped their caps and likely said goodbye to Kansas City's fans, and then the playoff-bound Arizona Diamondbacks ended the regular season with a 14-2 win over the Royals on Sunday.


Royals' core foursome saying goodbye?

Eric Hosmer, Alcides Escobar, Lorenzo Cain and Mike Moustakas took a photo together with hitting coach Dale Sveum, which Hosmer posted to his Instagram Saturday with the caption "Forever Family." After seven years together in Kansas City -- highlighted by a World Series title in 2015 -- each of the four players will hit free agency this offseason.


Tigers snap 9-game losing streak, top Royals 4-1

Daniel Norris threw five scoreless innings to pick up his first victory in more than three months as the Detroit Tigers snapped a season-high nine-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Thursday night.


Royals win 7-4, extend Tigers' skid to 9 games

Paulo Orlando hit a two-run homer, his first of the season, as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Detroit 7-4 on Wednesday night, the Tigers' ninth straight loss.

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Vargas earns 18th win

Royals LHP Jason Vargas joined Corey Kluber and Clayton Kershaw atop the wins leaderboard with 18 after Tuesday's win. Vargas is the only pitcher with more than 10 wins for Kansas City this season, whose record stands at 77-80 after Tuesday. It has been 20 years since the last time a pitcher led the majors (or tied for the lead) in wins while pitching for a team that finished the year with more losses than wins. (Elias Sports Bureau)

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.6120th
Quality Starts6422nd
Batting Average.25910th
On Base Percentage.31128th
Slugging Percentage.42021st