Joakim Soria

Choo loses fly in the sun as Royals shade Rangers - Taipei Times

On a bright afternoon in Kansas City, the Royals shaded the Texas Rangers. Texas right fielder Choo Shin-soo on Sunday lost Lorenzo Cain’s routine fly in the sun and the ball glanced off his glove for an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning that lifted the Royals over ...

Kelvin Herrera is missing save opportunities amid the Royals’ offensive woes

Kelvin Herrera is in a new position. As a first-year closer, he’s having to wait out save opportunities — and the Royals aren’t giving him that with regularity. ...

Herrera to be Royals' closer after Davis, Holland leave

Kelvin Herrera is the remaining reliever from a once-dominant Kansas City bullpen that included Wade Davis and Greg Holland.Davis was dealt to the World Series champion Chicago Cubs during the offseason for power-hitting outfielder Jorge Soler. After missing last season due to a ...

Why Ned Yost’s job might get a lot more complicated in 2017

The main thing an American League manager does, besides leaning on a dugout railing looking thoughtful, is handling the pitching staff.If the Kansas City Royals had a lead after six innings two years ago, manager Ned Yost had some very easy decisions to make: throw Kelvin Herrera...

Photo gallery: Royals 7, Indians, 0

Kansas City Royals' Christian Colon, left, and Alcides Escobar celebrate after they defeated the Cleveland Indians in a baseball game, Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Cleveland. Tony Dejak AP ...

Royals will use Kelvin Herrera in eighth inning as Joakim Soria works through mechanical flaw

The discovery came as the struggles mounted. Joakim Soria and Royals pitching coach Dave Eiland pored over video clips in a back room inside the clubhouse, looking for any hint of something amiss...