• After lousy start, Royals slowly climb into contention

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Well, look at the Royals now.

  • Kansas to move forward with $300M stadium renovation plan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger says plans to renovate Memorial Stadium and build an indoor training facility are moving forward and will cost around $300 million.

  • 1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A suspected tornado near Birmingham, Alabama, flattened businesses and injured one person Thursday, while the mayor of a coastal Louisiana town urged residents to evacuate ahead of a rising tide — two lingering effects of a weakening Tropical Depression Cindy that was fueling harsh weather across the Southeast.

  • Red Sox sign first-round pick Houck

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox and first-round draft pick Tanner Houck have agreed on a contract that gives the University of Missouri pitcher a $2,614,500 signing bonus, which is slot value for the 24th overall selection.

  • Perez’s grand slam lifts Royals to 6-4 win over Red Sox

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez borrowed a Miguel Cabrera bat from Kansas City Royals teammate Drew Butera for the first time Wednesday.

  • Perez grand slam in 8th rallies Royals over Red Sox 6-4

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his first career grand slam, connecting in the eighth inning to rally the Kansas City Royals over the Boston Red Sox 6-4 Wednesday.

  • MLB, players union donate $1M to Negro Leagues museum in KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When it was founded in a one-room office nearly three decades ago, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum set out to preserve an important yet quickly fading era of America’s pastime.

  • Sale sharp, Red Sox move into 1st with 8-3 romp over Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Sale had just shut down one of the hottest teams in baseball, helping the banged-up Boston Red Sox take over sole possession of first place in the AL East for the first time all season.