Web Gems: Wednesday, May 27

Does Ian Kinsler's backhand flip to start the double play top Alex Gordon's leaping catch into the stands? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

Web Gems (0:59)
17hAndrew Marchand

Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, Royals 2

The Yankees completed a sweep of the defending AL champions and one of the best teams in baseball, the Kansas City Royals, by beating them 4-2.

14hESPN Stats & Information

Royals by the numbers: 4-game slide worst since August

The Kansas City Royals have lost four games in a row for the first time since August after a 4-2 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday.Kansas City has scored a total of five runs in its last four games.


Web Gems: Tuesday, May 26

Does Will Venable's home run-robbing catch top Alex Gordon's leaping catch into the stands? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

Lorenzo makes incredible catch (0:21)
2dAndrew Marchand

Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Royals 1

Rapid reaction from the New York Yankees' 5-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals, highlighted by a big pitching performance from Adam Warren


Teixeira drives in 4 runs, Yankees beat Royals 5-1

NEW YORK -- Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send

2dESPN Stats & Information

Kansas City Royals' Salary: By the Numbers

The Kansas City Royals rank 60th of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report revealing the sports franchises that spend the most on their players.

2dDavid Schoenfield

Recent draft history: AL Central

The Kansas City Royals have drafted the most WAR over the past 10 years at 84.1, more than double the value the Cleveland Indians have drafted.

Buster's Blog: Royals' reliance on bullpen (2:14)
3dESPN Stats & Information

Royals by the numbers: Guthrie allows 11 runs

Starter Jeremy Guthrie allowed a career-high 11 earned runs in one-plus innings as the Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals 14-1 on Monday.Guthrie became the second starting pitcher in major league history to allow 11 earned runs in one inning or fewer.

Yankees bats break out in win (1:31)

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2811st
On Base Percentage.3306th
Slugging Percentage.4224th
Earned Run Average3.526th
Quality Starts1729th


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