2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
24-22, 3rd in AL Cent
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Sano's blast puts Twins on top (0:21)
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Nunez, Dozier hit early back-to-back homers (0:51)

Lineup: Royals (24-21) at Twins (11-34)

  • 1. Alcides Escobar, SS (R)
  • 2. Whit Merrifield, LF (R)
  • 3. Lorenzo Cain, CF (R)
  • 4. Eric Hosmer, 1B (L)
  • 5. Salvador Perez, DH (R)
  • 6. Paulo Orlando, RF (R)
  • 7. Cheslor Cuthbert, 3B (R)
  • 8. Omar Infante, 2B (R)
  • 9. Drew Butera, C (R)
  • SP: Dillon Gee, RHP
  • Daily notes

Stats & Info

Tuesday's longest home runs

Jarrett Parker's first home run of the season was a no-doubter, as the 431-foot shot off Padres reliever Keith Hessler led the way on Tuesday.

1d

Perez, surging Royals take down Twins 7-4

Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer, Lorenzo Cain had four hits and the Kansas City Royals picked up where their bats left off the night before to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Tuesday.

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Perez deposits a two-run home run to center (0:30)

Getz to rep Royals at draft

Former Royals 2B Chris Getz will represent the team at this year's MLB draft. Getz spent four years in Kansas City from 2010-13 and is now a member of the club's front office.

Anthony Gruppuso/USA TODAY Sports

Olney: Royals a match for Beltran?

If the Yankees look to trade veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran this summer, several teams could be interested, Buster Olney writes. The Royals, who might have at-bats available at DH if Kendrys Morales continues to struggle, are one potential suitor. Olney's blog (Insider)

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Perez has 5 hits as Royals beat Twins 10-4

Salvador Perez had a career-high five hits, including a double, a triple and an RBI, to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

Royals see small rise in rankings

With wins in four of their six games against the Red Sox and White Sox last week, the Royals appear to be back on track. K.C. jumps a spot in our rankings. Week 7 Power Rankings

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3dElizabeth Merrill

A World Series hangover in Kansas City?

Sure, K.C. manager Ned Yost already has held a couple of team meetings. But it's only May, and the Royals remain in the thick of the AL Central. They're not panicking.

4d

White Sox beat Royals 3-2 to avoid sweep

Todd Frazier tied for the AL lead with his 13th home run, Melky Cabrera drove in two runs and the White Sox beat the Royals 3-2 to avoid getting swept for the first time this season.

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

That collision between Mike Moustakas and Alex Gordon in foul ground in The Cell was scary, especially with Gordon snapping his neck on the tarp as he fell.

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Kansas City Royals in my opinion should pursue Julio Teheran of the Braves and Howie Kendrick of the Dodgers as early season trade targets.

Stats & Info

Wednesday's longest home runs

The American League flexed its muscles on Wednesday, as five of the six longest homers on the day belonged to Junior Circuit sluggers. Logan Morrison's 444-foot shot off Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey led the way.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs17426th
Batting Average.2628th
On Base Percentage.31022nd
Slugging Percentage.39618th
Earned Run Average3.7911th
Quality Starts16Tied-29th
WHIP1.3518th
BAA.24811th

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