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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 1B/DH Billy Butler is 5-for-8 in limited action versus Cleveland starter Danny Salazar. 08/29/2014 10:28 AM
Kansas City second baseman Omar Infante was out of the lineup Tuesday and Wednesday due to a sore shoulder and is doubtful for Thursday's game against Minnesota. 08/28/2014 10:55 AM
Royals catcher Salvador Perez is a career .143 hitter (2-for-14) with one RBI against Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes. 08/27/2014 12:02 PM
Standings
Division Standings
GP W L Pct GB RF RA
1 Kansas City 134 74 60 .552 - 550 527
2 Detroit 133 73 60 .549 0.5 620 584
3 Cleveland 133 69 64 .519 4.5 572 550
4 Chicago WS 134 60 74 .448 14.0 560 640
5 Minnesota 134 59 75 .440 15.0 584 627
KC MOVES
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) Strained right hamstring, 60-day DL.
Michael Mariot (P) Recalled from Omaha (AAA).
Jayson Nix (IF) Claimed off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Aug 27, 2014
Aaron Crow (P) Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
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).
Aug 1, 2014
Eric Hosmer (1B) Right hand injury, 15-day DL.
TEAM LEADERS
Batting Avg.

Alex Gordon KC - .279
Alcides Escobar KC - .279
Billy Butler KC - .277
Eric Hosmer KC - .267
Salvador Perez KC - .264
Runs Batted In

Alex Gordon KC - 61
Omar Infante KC - 59
Billy Butler KC - 57
Home Runs

Alex Gordon KC - 17
Wins

Jason Vargas KC - 10
Strikeouts

James Shields KC - 146
Jason Vargas KC - 107
Danny Duffy KC - 102
ERA

Danny Duffy KC - 2.47
Jason Vargas KC - 3.27
Yordano Ventura KC - 3.40
James Shields KC - 3.45
Jeremy Guthrie KC - 4.43