Kansas City Royals closer Wade Davis headed back to Kansas City on Saturday night for an MRI on his right arm.
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Lineup: Royals (49-53) at Rangers (60-44)
- 1. Alcides Escobar, SS (R)
- 2. Cheslor Cuthbert, 3B (R)
- 3. Lorenzo Cain, RF (R)
- 4. Eric Hosmer, 1B (L)
- 5. Kendrys Morales, DH (S)
- 6. Salvador Perez, C (R)
- 7. Alex Gordon, LF (L)
- 8. Paulo Orlando, CF (R)
- 9. Raul Mondesi, 2B (S)
- SP: Ian Kennedy, RHP
The Oakland Athletics traded outfielder Billy Burns to the Kansas City Royals for outfield prospect Brett Eibner.
The Houston Astros are on the hunt for starting pitching, but not just any arm will do.
Rougned Odor homered twice, A.J. Griffin pitched into the sixth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Friday night.
Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain has been reinstated from the disabled list after missing a month with a left hamstring strain.
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost joined Sports Radio 810's Kevin Kietzman to talk about injuries, their chances to make the playoffs and the future of Eric Hosmer.
Cueto, Zobrist brought hardware to K.C.
Last season's trade deadline was very kind to the Kansas City Royals, who went on to win the World Series after aquiring Johnny Cueto from the Reds and Ben Zobrist from the Athletics. July trades that paid off in October
Expert picks: Davis biggest name dealt?
Two of five ESPN baseball experts polled expect Royals closer Wade Davis to be the biggest name traded before the deadline. One also sees Edinson Volquez as a dark horse to be moved. Trade deadline predictions (Insider)
How 'bout Wade Davis to the Nationals?
The Nats shouldn't include Lucas Giolito in a trade under any circumstances, but that doesn't mean they couldn't pull off this deal, Jim Bowden writes. Two other highly touted pitching prospects could be enough to entice the Royals. Bowden: Trades I'd like to see (Insider)
Buster Olney examines if it's time for the Royals to throw in the towel on 2016 and sell off some key cogs in hopes of building towards the future.
Mitch Moreland's second home run of the game broke a tie in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels earned his 12th win as the Rangers beat the Royals 3-2 on Thursday night.
Chief baseball officer Joe Torre denied the Angels' formal protest of Raul Mondesi's controversial play in their Wednesday night loss to Kansas City.
The Kansas City Royals placed reliever Luke Hochevar on the 15-day disabled list for symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome, which can cause pain in the shoulder and neck.
The Dodgers already have an All-Star closer in Kenley Jansen, but they are interested in the Royals' Wade Davis.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
According to a report by Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Royals are trying to package Ian Kennedy to the Dodgers in a potential Wade Davis trade. Said one MLB exec: "I don't think anyone is taking Ian Kennedy's entire contract." Kennedy is owed about $65 million through the 2020 season. It makes sense for the Royals to try, but the initial response to the idea from Davis suitors appears to be underwhelming.
Manager Mike Scioscia is not ready to acknowledge that his Los Angeles Angels lost on Wednesday night to the Royals in Kansas City.
Raul Mondesi had a bunt single for his first big league hit, with two runs scoring on the play on pitcher Matt Shoemaker's throwing error, as the Royals rallied for a 7-5 win over the Angels.
The Boston Red Sox reportedly inquired on Kansas City Royals closer Wade Davis but won't discuss any of their top four prospects in a potential deal.
The Royals may look to trade free-agents-to-be such as Luke Hochevar while keeping their core intact as the trade deadline approaches.
San Francisco is searching for pitchers, and Kansas City is a team with which it could consider making a deal, Jerry Crasnick reports.
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