Major League Baseball

Jeff Curry - USA TODAY Sports
August 10, 2017 - 11:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Dexter Fowler hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. St. Louis tied a season-high with its sixth straight win. Kansas City has lost four in a row and six of seven. St...
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Danny Duffy - Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports
July 31, 2017 - 9:36 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Craig Gentry singled home the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles cooled off the Kansas City Royals with a 2-1 victory Monday night. Manny Machado had two hits and scored a run for the Orioles, who have won three straight. Caleb Joseph got...
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Winslow Townson - USA TODAY Sports
July 30, 2017 - 6:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) - Alex Gordon's two-run triple capped a four-run eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, a day after their season-high, nine-game winning streak was snapped. Alcides Escobar added a two-run single in the eighth and drove in...
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Mike Moustakas - Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
July 28, 2017 - 9:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas homered off emergency starter Rick Porcello, who took over when David Price went back on the disabled list because of inflammation in his left elbow, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Red Sox 4-2 Friday night for their season-high ninth straight win...
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Ted Woodward
July 27, 2017 - 10:39 am
ARLINGTON, Texas -- In Major League Baseball on Wednesday night, the Miami Marlins pounded the host Texas Rangers 22-10. The starting shortstop for the Marlins, and hitting last in the batting order, was former Wichita Wranglers infielder Mike Aviles. Aviles was 2-for-6 in the game, driving in a...
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Eric Hosmer - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
July 26, 2017 - 10:18 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Eric Hosmer matched his career high with five hits, including his first major league grand slam, and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to a season-high eight games with a 16-2 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Hosmer entered with 117 homers but had not...
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Joakim Soria - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
July 25, 2017 - 9:19 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way, beating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Danny Duffy (7-6) pitched into the seventh inning for the Royals, who added two runs in...
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Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
July 24, 2017 - 10:30 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight game, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Hours after the Royals helped their pitching staff by acquiring Trevor Cahill and two relievers in a...
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Alex Gordon - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
July 21, 2017 - 11:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 7-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Merrifield flied out to Melky Cabrera to score Alcides Escobar, who led off the inning with a single. The Royals, who trailed 5-1...
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Mike Moustakas - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
July 20, 2017 - 11:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Moss drove in four runs, Mike Moustakas had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals routed the error-prone Detroit Tigers 16-4 on Thursday night. Eric Hosmer and Whit Merrifield homered for the Royals, who moved within 1½ games of first-place Cleveland in the AL...
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