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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If there was agreement on one issue regarding the whole Miguel Tejada saga, it was that his Royals teammates will miss his leadership skills the rest of the season.
But some Royals also don't want any misunderstandings: What he did was wrong.
Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for Adderall, evidently the third time (twice this season) in his career he has tested positive for the prescribed stimulant. Tejada reportedly did have a prescription for the drug and a therapeutic use exemption that expired in April.
"They say some players have the permit, some don't, and I don't know why some don't," left-hander Bruce Chen said. "I don't understand much of it.
"But he accepted the suspension without appeal, so he knew he was wrong."
Does Chen, who also was Tejada's teammate in Baltimore, forgive him?
"I don't know ... because I don't want people to think it's OK to tak...
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Your browser does not support iframes. Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez was charged with a passed ball that disappeared into an advertisement behind home plate, and allowed a run to score, during Tuesday night's game at Kauffman Stadium. It happened in the second inning as Perez allowed the 1-0 pitch from Ervin Santana to get past him. The ball took a bounce and slipped...
by John Viril—
Kansas City Royals LF Alex Gordon is mired in a three-month-long slump. Gordon was hitting .340 with an OPS of .882 when the Royals hired George Brett as hitting coach on May 30. Today, Gordon is hitting .262 with an OPS of .734. He’s declined to become an exactly league average hitter with an OPS+ of 100.
The simple fact is that Alex Gordon’s problem seems to...
Over the weekend we heard Miguel Tejeda who was recently suspended 105 games for amphetamine use may have had ties to the South Florida performance-enhaning drug hub Biogenesis. On Wednesday Major League Baseball released a statement absolving Tejeda of any Biogenesis-related infraction:
“The Office of the Commissioner investigated all allegations regarding players associated...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The box score called it a passed ball, which it was. Ervin Santana's pitch, which was supposed to be away but came inside, glanced off catcher Sal Perez's glove and skipped back to the wall behind home plate.
And promptly disappeared.
It was as if time stopped. Perez couldn't chase it because it wasn't there to be found, hidden somewhere in the...
Despite a disappointing season, the Chicago White Sox are in the midst of their longest winning stretch of the year.
The Kansas City Royals, meanwhile, must find a way to get back on track to remain a serious playoff contender.
Looking for a sixth consecutive victory, the White Sox try to end James Shields' recent run of success and complete their first road sweep of the Royals...
The Kansas City Royals' slump has dropped them further back in the playoff race, and their postseason hopes likely will continue fading unless their suddenly stagnant offense can get back on track.
An improved pitching performance from Jeremy Guthrie wouldn't hurt matters, either.
Kansas City looks to avoid a fourth straight loss Wednesday night as it hosts the last-place...
After missing five games last week due to an injury to his left calf, Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was back in the starting lineup for Saturday's matchup against the Detroit Tigers. However, the calf ailment ultimately forced him to exit that game, and Moustakas was also held out of yesterday's weekend finale, according to Dick Kaegel of MLB.com.
Catching a foul ball can be a rather exciting moment for a fan. Some cherish it more than others. When Kansas City Royals play-by-play man Ryan Lefebvre caught a foul ball heading toward the booth, it made color commentator and former Big League journeyman Rex Hudler’s year.
White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie hit what seemed like a harmless pop-up behind...
The Braves have added some depth to their thin infield, claiming utility man Elliot Johnson on release waivers from the Royals.
Primarily a shortstop and second baseman, Johnson is hitting .179.218.241 and has 14 steals in 14 attempts. But he was hitless in his last 31 at-bats before Kansas City designated him for assignment on Aug. 15 to clear space for infielder Emilio Bonifacio...
This is simultaneously hopeful and troubling:We are now ahead of the Kansas City Royals.
The White Sox continue a road trip with a three-game series in Kansas City starting Tuesday night. Coming off their first road series win since July 9-11 in Detroit, the Sox have won back to back series for the first time since late May. Kansas City is coming off a series in Detroit where they dropped three out of five and now sit in third place in the AL Central, 8.5 games behind...
With his retroactive suspensions of Alex Rodriguez, Miguel Tejada and others, Bud Selig is making amends for years of fan abuse.