Major League Baseball

Jason Vargas - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
August 30, 2017 - 10:27 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Logan Morrison, Steven Souza Jr. and Adeiny Hechavarria each went deep and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Wednesday night for their latest series victory. The Rays took two out of three and have won three consecutive series. The Royals lost 18 of 28...
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Eric Hosmer - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
August 29, 2017 - 10:33 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield, Jorge Bonifacio and Eric Hosmer homered as the Kansas City Royals snapped a 45-inning scoreless streak on the way to a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. Merrifield's 16th home run with two outs in the third ended the Royals' drought,...
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Mike Moustakas - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
August 28, 2017 - 10:33 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals extended their scoreless streak to an AL record-tying 43 innings, getting shut out for a fourth straight game in a 12-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. The Royals haven't scored since the second inning of a 3-2 loss to Colorado last...
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Alex Gordon - Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
August 25, 2017 - 9:12 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Ryan Merritt pitched a career-high 6 2/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians recorded their AL-leading 13th shutout with a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Merritt (1-0) was called up from Triple-A Columbus before the game to take the injured Danny Salazar'...
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Lorenzo Cain - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
August 23, 2017 - 11:21 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning off former Kansas City teammate Greg Holland, lifting the Royals over the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Wednesday night. Hosmer's 21st home run of the season was the first game-ending shot of his career. Holland (...
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Eric Hosmer - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
August 22, 2017 - 10:48 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, helping the Kansas City Royals hold off the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Tuesday night. Duffy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and retired the first two batters before walking DJ LeMahieu and allowing a homer to Nolan...
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Alex Gordon - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
August 18, 2017 - 10:36 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Corey Kluber put together another Cy Young-worthy performance before leaving with a sprained right ankle Friday night, and Jay Bruce homered twice to help the Cleveland Indians rout the Kansas City Royals 10-1 in the opener of their three-game series. Kluber (12-3) was...
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Alcides Escobar - Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
August 16, 2017 - 8:07 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit a go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth after Oakland tied it in the bottom of the eighth, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Athletics 7-6 on Wednesday. Alcides Escobar doubled to start the ninth against Blake Treinen (1-1), matching his season high...
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Cam Gallagher - Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
August 15, 2017 - 12:10 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cam Gallagher hit a grand slam for his first career home run and second big league hit, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Monday night. Gallagher's shot into the left-field seats in the sixth inning marked the first grand slam by a Royals rookie...
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Dennis Wierzbicki - USA TODAY Sports
August 13, 2017 - 6:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) - Whit Merrifield hit a three-run homer and drove in a career-high five runs, and the Kansas City Royals pounded the Chicago White Sox 14-6 on Sunday. Drew Butera had four of Kansas City's 16 hits, helping the Royals climb back over .500 at 59-58. Jorge Bonifacio hit his 15th homer,...
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