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AP Photo/Julio Cortez
August 19, 2019 - 10:05 pm
Nicky Lopez and Nick Dini homered on successive pitches in the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals stretched Baltimore's latest losing streak to eight games, defeating the Orioles 5-4 Monday night. Kansas City (45-80) won for only the sixth time in its last 22 games, and Baltimore (39-86)...
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August 17, 2019 - 9:02 pm
The Kansas City Royals now stand at 44-79 after a loss to the New York Mets on Saturday evening. Royals starting pitcher Jakob Junis did his best to keep pace with Mets ace and last year’s National League Cy Young Award winner, Jacob deGrom, but Junis and his partners came up short in a 4-1 loss in...
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Tiger Woods chips an approach shot on the 12th hole during the pro-am round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 14, 2019 - 3:11 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The course is familiar to Tiger Woods. The circumstances are not. Medinah is where Woods buried that 8-foot par putt on the 17th hole in 1999 to win the PGA Championship for the first time by holding off teenage Sergio Garcia. He returned to Medinah in 2006 and won the PGA...
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August 10, 2019 - 8:39 pm
Longtime Wichita State Assistant AD for Media Relations Larry Rankin has passed away after a two-year battle with esophageal cancer. In a press release Saturday, Wichita State announced Rankin's passing. In June of 2017, he was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. He tried several different treatments...
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Raj Mehta - USA TODAY Sports
August 10, 2019 - 8:19 pm
The Royals drafted left-hander Mike Montgomery in 2008, and today he picked up his first win with the Royals. Montgomery, who the Royals re-acquired via a trade for Martin Maldonado last month, had a career-best performance in just his fifth start of the season help the Royals win 7-0 over Detroit...
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AP Photo/Jose Juarez
August 09, 2019 - 11:03 pm
It took 864 major league games for Jordy Mercer to hit his first game-ending homer. As he rounded the bases Thursday, one thought went through his mind. "All I was really thinking was how cold the Gatorade bath was going to be," he said. "I couldn't wait to get to the plate, but they really got me...
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AP Photo/Jose Juarez
August 08, 2019 - 10:55 pm
Jordy Mercer's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth gave the Detroit Tigers a 10-8 victory over Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. Travis Demeritte led off the ninth with his third walk of the game and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Jake Rogers. Mercer then hit a 2-1 fastball from...
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AP Photo/Charlie Riede
August 08, 2019 - 6:55 pm
The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with cornerback Morris Claiborne on a one-year deal Thursday to fortify a thin and unproven backfield, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person, who said the deal could be worth about $3 million with incentives, spoke to...
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August 07, 2019 - 4:51 am
Jorge Soler didn't have to wait for the question about the Green Monster to be finished before breaking into a wide smile. Soler hit a pair of long two-run homers over the Monster, Jakob Junis pitched six effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped their seven-game losing streak by beating...
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AP Photo/Charles Krupa
August 05, 2019 - 11:22 pm
The music was blaring in the clubhouse and Boston utility player Brock Holt was holding a microphone, acting like a DJ. The defending World Series champion Red Sox were clearly ready to relax and have fun again. Rick Porcello pitched six innings of one-run ball, Sam Travis hit a two-run homer and...
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