Felix Hernandez lost his fourth straight start and Will Smith struck out a career high eight to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Monday.
The Kansas City Royals are making a switch in their rotation, moving Bruce Chen into a starting role and shifting Luis Mendoza to the bullpen.
The Kansas City Royals optioned struggling right-hander Kelvin Herrera to Triple-A Omaha as part of a series of moves.
The Kansas City Royals are sending former No. 1 overall draft pick Luke Hochevar to the bullpen after more than five seasons of shaky results in the starting rotation.
Will Smith pitched seven shutout innings, Eric Hosmer homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 9-1 on Tuesday night.
Will Smith pitched seven strong innings, Chris Getz doubled home the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Royals manager Ned Yost has been around baseball his entire life, and he has a hard time recalling a season in which two pitchers needed Tommy John surgery.
Mike Moustakas had a career-best four RBIs to help rookie Will Smith get his first major league win, leading the Royals to an 8-2 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.
The Kansas City Royals placed second baseman Chris Getz on the 15-day disabled list with a ribcage injury Tuesday and called up left-hander Will Smith from Triple-A Omaha.