Sanchez provides closing act in 9th, White Sox edge Royals

Baseball 05/28/19, 18:34

Yolmer Sanchez provided the closing act in his two-day performance, hitting an RBI single in the ninth inning that sent the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Tuesday in the resumption of a suspended game.Getting the field into shape was quite a chore after play was stopped ...

Royals, White Sox game suspended in 5th for rain, tied at 1

Baseball 05/27/19, 19:52

Yolmer Sanchez hit a tying single, then entertained his White Sox teammates with a dugout show during a long rain delay before Chicago's game against the Kansas City Royals was suspended in the fifth inning with the score 1-all Monday.The teams will pick up Tuesday where they left off, with ...

Merrifield singles in run in 10th, lifting Royals over Yanks

Baseball 05/26/19, 17:07

Whit Merrifield got a lucky hop on an RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 8-7 Sunday despite blowing a six-run lead.Merrifield hit a sharp, two-out grounder toward third baseman Gio Urshela with speedster Billy Hamilton at second. The ball skipped ...

Paxton, Gregorius nearing returns for Yankees; Barrett on IL

Baseball 05/26/19, 12:40

Left-hander James Paxton and shortstop Didi Gregorius are closing in on their returns to the New York Yankees while right-hander Jake Barrett is heading to the injured list.The 30-year-old Paxton has had discomfort in his left knee but is on track to rejoin the rotation this week, manager Aaron Boone ...

Voit, Yanks beat KC 7-3, open twinbill with 6th win in row

Baseball 05/25/19, 16:22

Luke Voit hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees won their sixth game in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Saturday to open a day-night doubleheader.Friday night's game was postponed because of severe thunderstorms, forcing the split twinbill.J.A. Happ (4-3) threw six ...

Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles

Sports 05/24/19, 17:29

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now despite Washington's sluggish start to the season.The Nationals have lost five straight and entered Friday at 19-31, better than only the Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles.Rizzo says there is blame to go ...

Keller, Royals top Cardinals 8-2 in Game 1 of doubleheader

Baseball 05/22/19, 15:16

Brad Keller pitched seven-plus innings of two-hit baseball, Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader.Severe storms around St. Louis forced Tuesday night's game to be postponed and created the day-night twinbill.Keller (3-5) ...

Duffy pitches Royals past Angels 5-1 for 3rd straight win

Baseball 05/19/19, 19:12

Danny Duffy won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals stopped a four-game skid Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.Hunter Dozier hit a two-run double and Duffy (3-1) allowed five hits in six effective innings. The veteran left-hander, who is from California and had ...

Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

Baseball 05/19/19, 00:04

Mike Trout drove a long homer for the 250th of his career, Shohei Ohtani also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night.Trout's solo shot to left-center off starter Jakob Junis (3-5) made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 homers ...

Trout, Pujols back Harvey and lift Angels over Royals 5-2

Baseball 05/18/19, 00:40

Mike Trout and Albert Pujols had two hits each and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Friday night.Matt Harvey pitched two-run ball for five innings, and the Angels opened a nine-game homestand with a win after dropping three of four.The Royals have lost three in ...

Rangers belt 5 home runs in 16-1 rout of Royals

Baseball 05/16/19, 15:35

Rougned Odor homered twice, Willie Calhoun went deep for the second straight day and the Texas Rangers hit five homers in all as they routed the Kansas City Royals 16-1 on Thursday in the rubber game of their three-game set.Joey Gallo went deep among his four hits, and Hunter Pence ...

Guzman, Calhoun go deep as Rangers roll past Royals, 6-1

Baseball 05/15/19, 22:53

Ronald Guzman and Willie Calhoun each hit a two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.Shin-Soo Choo added a solo shot in the ninth inning and Nomar Mazara matched a career high with four hits as the Rangers snapped ...

Royals score early, blow out Rangers 11-5 in series opener

Baseball 05/14/19, 22:48

Hunter Dozier drove in three runs, top prospect Nicky Lopez had an RBI single in his big league debut, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night.Alex Gordon and Jorge Soler also drove in two runs apiece for the Royals, who scored nine times in ...

Irvin wins impressive debut as Phillies beat Royals 6-1

Baseball 05/12/19, 22:56

Cole Irvin barely slept Friday night and was a nervous wreck Saturday. But when he showed up to Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler knew the 25-year-old lefty was ready for his major league debut."We knew he was poised, we knew he was aggressive, we knew he ...

Irvin wins impressive debut as Phillies beat Royals 6-1

Baseball 05/12/19, 16:30

Cole Irvin was outstanding in his major league debut and the Philadelphia Phillies scored six times in the fifth inning to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series.J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run double and Odubel Herrera followed with a two-run single ...

Eflin 1st in MLB with 2 complete games, Phils top Royals 7-0

Baseball 05/11/19, 21:31

Zach Eflin became the majors' first pitcher with two complete games this season, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies over the Kansas City Royals 7-0 Saturday night.Eflin (5-3) finished his second career shutout, the other coming July 22, 2016 in his eighth major league start. He allowed four hits, struck out seven ...

Gordon powers Royals to 5-1 win over Phillies

Baseball 05/10/19, 22:42

Alex Gordon homered twice to drive in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 Friday night.Homer Bailey (4-3) gave up one run and four hits in five-plus innings, and Scott Barlow struck out a career-high six in two innings of relief for the Royals. Jorge ...

Brantley, Peacock help Astros blank Royals

Baseball 05/08/19, 22:06

Michael Brantley homered twice, Brad Peacock pitched seven innings and Josh James completed the three-hitter in Houston's 9-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.Peacock (3-2) allowed three hits and set a career high with 12 strikeouts to help the Astros bounce back after a 12-2 loss on ...

Springer, Correa, Chirinos homer, Astros beat Royals 6-4

Baseball 05/07/19, 02:27

It's no secret that Houston's lineup has power from top to bottom. The Astros continued to show off that power on Monday night.George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson Chirinos each homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals.The Astros have hit 11 home ...

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