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 ...

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 ...

Boyd strikes out 9 as Tigers beat Royals 4-3

Baseball 05/03/19, 20:51

Matthew Boyd struck out nine in another solid outing, and the Detroit Tigers scored three runs in the first inning of a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.It was the sixth straight quality start for Boyd, who allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings. ...

Rays rally to beat Royals 3-1 for 4-game split

Baseball 05/02/19, 16:32

Brandon Lowe hit a two-run homer off Wily Peralta with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Thursday for a four-game split. Whit Merrifield became the third player with a two-triple game this season for the Royals, who lead ...

Anderson spikes bat, gets drilled; Royals top Chisox in 10

Baseball 04/17/19, 22:51

Fiercely energetic Tim Anderson spiked his bat to celebrate a home run and Kansas City's Brad Keller responded by drilling him with a fastball, setting off a benches-clearing fracas in the Royals' 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.Anderson tossed his bat toward the White Sox dugout ...

Anderson spikes bat, gets drilled; Royals top Chisox in 10

Sports 04/17/19, 17:52

Fiercely energetic Tim Anderson spiked his bat to celebrate a home run and Kansas City's Brad Keller responded by drilling him with a fastball, setting off a benches-clearing fracas in the Royals' 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.Anderson tossed his bat toward the White Sox dugout ...

Royals hit Anderson after ChiSox SS flips bat; benches clear

Sports 04/17/19, 16:24

White Sox youngster Tim Anderson was drilled by a fastball two innings after emphatically spiking his bat to celebrate a home run, sparking a benches-clearing fracas with the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.Anderson chucked his bat toward Chicago's dugout while admiring his two-run shot off Brad Keller in the fourth. ...

American League West capsules

Baseball 03/22/19, 12:01

Capsules of American League West teams, listed in order of finish last year:___Houston Astros FILE - In this Thursday, March 7, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros' Carlos Correa follows through on a foul ball during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins at the ...

Maldonado, Royals finalize $2.5M, 1-year contract

Baseball 03/11/19, 16:32

The Kansas City Royals have finalized a $2.5 million, one-year deal with Martin Maldonado, giving them a veteran catcher after losing Salvador Perez to a season-ending injury.The deal announced Monday includes up to $1.4 million in performance bonuses for games caught.Maldonado spent last season with the Los Angeles Angels and ...

AL West teams at the start of spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 09:48

A team-by-team look at the American League West entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Houston AstrosManager: AJ Hinch (fifth season).2018: 103-59, first place, lost to Boston in ALCS.Training Town: West Palm Beach, ...

Robinson Chirinos, Astros finalize $5.75M, 1-year contract

Baseball 12/06/18, 18:48

Robinson Chirinos and the Astros have finalized a $5.75 million, one-year contract, giving catching-thin Houston another option behind the plate.The 34-year-old spent the past six seasons with the Texas Rangers and hit .222 this year while setting career bests with 18 homers and 65 RBIs in 113 games. His .757 ...

Sale, Cora make early exits for Red Sox in ALCS Game 1

Baseball 10/13/18, 23:29

Red Sox ace Chris Sale and manager Alex Cora both made early exits in Game 1 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros.Sale lasted just four innings Saturday night, giving up two runs on one hit and four walks.Cora wasn't far behind the lanky left-hander going back to ...

Springer, Astros hit 4 HRs, down Indians 7-2 in ALDS opener

Baseball 10/05/18, 18:00

George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Friday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman (2) celebrates his solo home run during the fourth inning ...

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