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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Royals rout Tigers 15-3 after 4-run first

Baseball 05/04/19, 18:24

Alex Gordon homered as part of a four-run first inning, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Detroit Tigers 15-3 on Saturday.The Royals chased Detroit right-hander Tyson Ross (1-4) in the second inning and scored the game's first seven runs. Homer Bailey (3-3) allowed two runs in six innings in ...

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 ...

Mondesi, Royals jump on Rays early, hold on for 3-2 win

Baseball 05/01/19, 15:13

Adalberto Mondesi hit a two-run homer in a three-run first inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Wednesday in the opener of a doubleheader.Jakob Junis (3-2) won his second consecutive start, both against the Rays, after winning at Tampa Bay on ...

Castillo’s homer lifts White Sox over Royals 5-4

Baseball 04/15/19, 22:30

Welington Castillo atoned for an error with a two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Monday night.Castillo's poor throw on Billy Hamilton's steal in the seventh helped set up Whit Merrifield's tiebreaking sacrifice fly. But Castillo came ...

Bailey pitches 7 strong innings, Royals beat Indians 3-0

Baseball 04/13/19, 21:14

Homer Bailey pitched seven innings o two-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 Saturday night for their second straight win after a 10-game skid.Ian Kennedy pitched a perfect eight and Willy Peralta followed in the ninth for his first save to complete the two-hitter.Ryan O'Hearn ...

Gordon, Royals end 10-game losing streak, beat Indians 8-1

Baseball 04/12/19, 22:45

Alex Gordon homered, doubled twice and singled as the Kansas City Royals stopped a 10-game losing streak, racing to a big lead and beating the Cleveland Indians 8-1 Friday night.Gordon homered during a six-run first inning against Carlos Carrasco (1-2).The Royals hit for the cycle in the opening inning — ...

M’s now 13-2 after topping Royals in 10; Cards sweep Dodgers

Baseball 04/12/19, 03:57

Seattle 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 in the 10th inning.Seattle improved the best record in the major leagues to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Leading off: Merrifield on Royal run, Harper vs Nats again

Baseball 04/09/19, 22:34

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:THE BIG 3-0Whit Merrifield can set a record for the longest hitting streak in Royals history. He extended his streak to 30 games Tuesday night, tying the team mark set by George Brett in 1980. Merrifield's string started last season and he's ...

Merrifield’s hitting streak at 28, but under the radar

Sports 04/08/19, 01:32

April is only a week old, and already Whit Merrifield is halfway to matching Joe DiMaggio's famous hitting streak.That's because Merrifield's run began toward the end of last season — so long ago that it doesn't totally resonate."I didn't even know I had a streak going until the offseason when ...

Stewart’s grand slam lifts Tigers over Royals 7-4

Baseball 04/06/19, 15:10

Christin Stewart hit a two-out grand slam in the seventh inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 7-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.The Tigers trailed 4-2 in the seventh but rallied against Kansas City's struggling bullpen. Kevin McCarthy (0-1) allowed three hits and a hit batter. The ...

Detroit’s Moore leaves game with sprained knee

Baseball 04/06/19, 13:13

Matt Moore left Detroit's game against Kansas City on Saturday with a sprained right knee after pitching the first three innings.Moore retired the first eight hitters he faced, striking out the side in the second, but with two out in the third, he went to the ground to field Billy ...

Turnbull solid, and Tigers beat Royals 5-4 in home opener

Baseball 04/04/19, 15:09

Spencer Turnbull struck out 10 in six innings, and the Detroit Tigers drew four straight walks to start the bottom of the seventh, taking the lead for good in their 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.Josh Harrison stole two bases and scored three times for the Tigers ...

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 ...

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