Mariners homer in 15th straight game, down Royals 7-6

Baseball 04/11/19, 16:54

The Seattle Mariners became the first major league team to homer in each of its first 15 games when Dee Gordon connected in the sixth inning, then beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 Thursday behind Daniel Vogelbach's home run leading off the 10th.Seattle improved the best record in the major ...

Haniger HR lifts M’s, Merrifield sets KC hit-streak mark

Sports 04/10/19, 22:58

Mitch Haniger hit a tiebreaking homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Royals 6-5 Wednesday night after Whit Merrifield extended his hitting streak to a Kansas City-record 31 games.Merrifield's RBI bunt single in the seventh tied it at 5 and moved him past ...

Man charged with shining laser at Patriots QB Tom Brady

Sports 04/10/19, 12:39

A citation has been issued against a Missouri man accused of flashing a laser at New England quarterback Tom Brady during the Patriots' AFC championship game victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.Prosecutors said Tuesday that 64-year-old Dwyan Morgan, of Lee's Summit, faces a single count of disturbing the peace, a ...

Mariners hand KC 8th straight L; Merrifield hit streak at 30

Baseball 04/09/19, 23:01

Dee Gordon got three hits and drove in two runs as the high-scoring Seattle Mariners extended baseball's best record with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.The Mariners improved to 11-2 and have scored at least five runs in 12 of those games. The Royals lost ...

Encarnacion HRs twice in 6th, Mariners roll over Royals 13-5

Baseball 04/08/19, 22:53

Edwin Encarnacion homered twice during an eight-run sixth inning, two of five homers for the hot-hitting Seattle Mariners during a 13-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.The Mariners have scored five or more runs in 11 of their first 12 games and have 32 homers in that ...

Mariners’ Encarnacion homers twice in same inning

Baseball 04/08/19, 22:08

Seattle Mariners slugger Edwin Encarnacion homered twice in the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals on Monday night, becoming the fifth player to do it twice in a career.Encarnacion also accomplished the feat with the Blue Jays against the Astros on July 26, 2013. The only other players to ...

Rosario, Twins rally past Royals for 2nd day in row, win 7-6

Baseball 04/03/19, 16:26

Eddie Rosario hit a go-ahead single in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins again rallied late against Kansas City, beating the Royals 7-6 on Thursday.After Max Kepler hit a tying, two-run single with two outs in the Twins eighth, Nelson Cruz drew a leadoff walk in the ninth from ...

Cruz drives in go-ahead run in 10th as Twins top KC, 5-4

Baseball 04/02/19, 22:56

Nelson Cruz got a second chance and delivered a go-ahead single with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night before Kansas City's smallest announced home crowd in eight years.Cruz appeared to ground out against reliever Brad Boxberger (0-1) ...

Tatis, Jimenez in the big leagues from the start

Sports 04/01/19, 02:59

Opening day was particularly special for Fernando Tatis Jr. and Eloy Jimenez.In large part because they weren't stuck at El Paso and Charlotte.It's common for baseball's top prospects to spend a bit of time in the minors at the beginning of the season, but the Padres and White Sox put ...

Giolito no-hit bid ends in 7th, White Sox beat Royals 6-3

Baseball 03/31/19, 16:56

Lucas Giolito took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning in his first start of the season, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep in the season-opening series.Giolito (1-0) walked Whit Merrifield on four pitches to begin the game, ...

Giolito through 6 hitless innings for White Sox vs Royals

Sports 03/31/19, 15:07

Lucas Giolito is through six hitless innings for the Chicago White Sox against the Kansas City Royals.Giolito walked Whit Merrifield on four pitches leading off Sunday's game but has retired 18 straight since. Billy Hamilton nearly had a hit for Kansas City in the sixth inning, but first baseman Yonder ...

Soler, Royals beat White Sox 8-6 on a raw day for 2-0 start

Baseball 03/30/19, 17:34

Jorge Soler had three hits and three RBIs, Alex Gordon scored three runs despite not getting a hit and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on a wet, cold and windy Saturday.Billy Hamilton got three hits and scored twice for the speedy Royals, off to a ...

Nemeth scores 3 goals, Sporting KC routs Impact 7-1

Sports 03/30/19, 17:29

Krisztian Nemeth became the first Hungarian player to score three goals in an MLS game and Johnny Russell scored twice in Sporting Kansas City's 7-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday.Russell, Nemeth and Felipe Gutierrez each scored in the first half. Russell curled a loose ball into the far ...

Red-hot Auburn meets tradition-rich Kentucky for Final Four

Sports 03/30/19, 16:57

Nobody stepping onto the floor for Auburn in the Midwest Region semifinals on Sunday was recruited by Kentucky, the lone team standing in the way of the Tigers' first trip to the Final Four.Nor were they recruited by Kansas. Or North Carolina.Yet the fifth-seeded Tigers have already knocked off the ...

Nemeth gets hat trick, Russell scores twice for Sporting KC

Sports 03/30/19, 16:53

Krisztian Nemeth became the first Hungarian with a hat trick in MLS history, Johnny Russell added two goals and Sporting Kansas City cruised past the Montreal Impact 7-1 on Saturday.Sporting KC (2-1-1), which has won two of its last three, won a game in the series for the first time ...

Hot-shooting Auburn upsets No. 1 North Carolina 97-80

Sports 03/29/19, 21:03

Auburn insisted all along that it wouldn't change its style against up-tempo North Carolina.Turns out the SEC Tournament champs can run a bit, too.Auburn earned its second trip to the Elite Eight by coasting to a to a 97-80 victory over the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region on ...

NCAA Latest: UNC’s Little in shootaround after being sick

Sports 03/29/19, 16:26

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):5:20 p.m.North Carolina freshman Nassir Little took part in Friday afternoon's shootaround at Sprint Center and could play when the top-seeded Tar Heels face No. 5 seed Auburn in the Sweet 16.Duke forward Zion Williamson reacts during an ...

Keller pitches Royals past White Sox 5-3 in rainy opener

Baseball 03/28/19, 20:54

Brad Keller pitched two-hit ball over seven shutout innings, Adalberto Mondesi tripled twice and the Kansas Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Thursday after the start of their season opener was delayed nearly two hours by rain.Eloy Jimenez went 0 for 3 with an RBI in his major ...

Kyle Zimmer makes it to big leagues after Yost prank

Baseball 03/28/19, 18:43

Having spent six seasons in the minor leagues and last year working on his mechanics, right-hander Kyle Zimmer had a strong spring training for Kansas City and hoped to make the Royals' opening day roster.Then manager Ned Yost told the Zimmer and infielder Frank Schwindel they were going to Omaha, ...

Plenty of on-court, off-court intrigue in Midwest Region

Sports 03/28/19, 15:14

The last four teams standing in the Midwest Region are a celebration of everything that is good about college basketball: star players, over-achievers, tradition-rich programs and successful coaches.They also exemplify everything wrong with the game.Top-seeded North Carolina survived unscathed one of the worst academic fraud scandals in NCAA history. Their ...

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