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Kansas City Royals

TEAM INFO
MANAGEMENT:
Manager: Ned Yost
GM: Dayton Moore
STADIUM:
Name: Kauffman Stadium
Capacity: 40,529
Surface: Grass
More News Team News
Royals catcher Salvador Perez went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer and three RBI Monday against Texas. 09/01/2014 10:49 PM
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer (hand) has been activated from the disabled list. 09/01/2014 2:20 PM
Kansas City left fielder Josh Willingham is a career .333 hitter with four home runs versus Texas right-hander Colby Lewis 09/01/2014 10:27 AM
Standings
Division Standings
GP W L Pct GB RF RA
1 Detroit 137 75 62 .547 - 645 601
2 Kansas City 137 75 62 .547 - 558 537
3 Cleveland 136 71 65 .522 3.5 580 566
4 Chicago WS 137 62 75 .453 13.0 576 653
5 Minnesota 137 60 77 .438 15.0 600 646
KC MOVES
Sep 2, 2014
Christian Colon (IF) Recalled from NW Arkansas (AA).
Aaron Crow (P) Recalled from NW Arkansas (AA).
Terrance Gore (OF) Recalled from NW Arkansas (AA).
Liam Hendriks (P) Recalled from NW Arkansas (AA).
Sep 1, 2014
Lane Adams (OF) Recalled from NW Arkansas (AA).
Casey Coleman (P) Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
Chris Dwyer (P) Designated for assignment by the Kansas City Royals.
Brandon Finnegan (P) Contract purchased from NW Arkansas (AA).
Johnny Giavotella (2B) Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
Eric Hosmer (1B) Missed 29 games (fractured right hand).
Carlos Peguero (OF) Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA).
Francisco Pena (C) Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
Yordano Ventura (SP) Missed 6 games (back injury).
Blake Wood (P) Designated for assignment by the Kansas City Royals.
Aug 31, 2014
Terrance Gore (OF) Optioned to NW Arkansas (AA).
Terrance Gore (OF) Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA).
Aug 30, 2014
Christian Colon (IF) Optioned to NW Arkansas (AA).
Omar Infante (2B) Missed 4 games (right shoulder injury).
Jayson Nix (IF) Added to the Kansas City Royals 25-man roster.
Aug 29, 2014
Bruce Chen (P) Designated for assignment by the Kansas City Royals.
Louis Coleman (P) Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
Aug 28, 2014
Scott Downs (P) Missed 23 games (neck injury).
Liam Hendriks (P) Optioned to NW Arkansas (AA).
Michael Mariot (P) Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
Michael Mariot (P) Strained right hamstring, 60-day DL.
Jayson Nix (IF) Claimed off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Aug 27, 2014
Aaron Crow (P) Optioned to NW Arkansas (AA).
Liam Hendriks (P) Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
Aug 26, 2014
Omar Infante (2B) Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
Yordano Ventura (SP) Back injury, day-to-day.
Aug 12, 2014
Scott Downs (P) Neck injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 3rd, 2014).
Josh Willingham (DH) Acquired from the Minnesota Twins.
Aug 11, 2014
Wilking Rodriguez (P) Released by the Kansas City Royals.
Aug 4, 2014
Brett Hayes (C) Outrighted to Omaha (AAA).
Aug 2, 2014
Jason Vargas (SP) Missed 19 games (appendectomy).
TEAM LEADERS
Batting Avg.

Alex Gordon KC - .280
Alcides Escobar KC - .277
Billy Butler KC - .273
Salvador Perez KC - .269
Eric Hosmer KC - .266
Runs Batted In

Alex Gordon KC - 63
Omar Infante KC - 59
Billy Butler KC - 57
Home Runs

Alex Gordon KC - 18
Wins

Jason Vargas KC - 10
Strikeouts

James Shields KC - 150
Danny Duffy KC - 108
Jason Vargas KC - 107
ERA

Danny Duffy KC - 2.42
Jason Vargas KC - 3.27
James Shields KC - 3.37
Yordano Ventura KC - 3.38
Jeremy Guthrie KC - 4.43