Major League Baseball

Salvador Perez - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
June 21, 2017 - 5:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his first career grand slam, connecting in the eighth inning to rally the Kansas City Royals over the Boston Red Sox 6-4 Wednesday. The Royals have won nine of 11 and moved within a game of .500. Perez homered over the Kansas City bullpen in left field on...
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Eric Hosmer - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
June 19, 2017 - 10:48 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Monday night for their eighth win in nine games. Jason Hammel (4-6) pitched seven sharp innings before turning it over...
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Lorenzo Cain - Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
June 17, 2017 - 12:07 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain hit two homers and drove in three runs, and Ian Kennedy retired the first 17 Angels to end his 16-start winless skid in the Kansas City Royals' sixth consecutive victory, 3-1 over Los Angeles on Friday night. Cain posted the fifth multi-homer game of his career...
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Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
June 16, 2017 - 1:10 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon hit solo home runs and the Kansas City Royals picked up their fifth consecutive victory, defeating the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Thursday night. The streaking Royals have been getting it done with power, clubbing 14 homers in this unbeaten stretch...
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Lorenzo Cain - Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports
June 14, 2017 - 7:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit his 18th home run leading off the second inning, Jorge Bonifacio and Lorenzo Cain followed with back-to-back shots in the third and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep. Bonifacio finished with two...
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John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports
June 14, 2017 - 1:19 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Alcides Escobar hit a two-run double as part of a six-run sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 8-1 on Tuesday night. Jorge Bonifacio drove in three runs and snapped an 0-for-13 drought, Alex Gordon added two hits and two runs, while Whit...
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Lorenzo Cain - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
June 08, 2017 - 10:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lance McCullers took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Jose Altuve hit a two-run homer in a five-run ninth as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Thursday night. Altuve's ninth home run came off Kelvin Herrera (1-2) with Josh Reddick, who walked on...
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Lorenzo Cain - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
June 07, 2017 - 11:06 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas tossed five solid innings for his eighth victory, Cheslor Cuthbert drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Houston Astros 7-5 on Wednesday night. The anticipated pitching duel between Vargas (8-3) and Dallas Keuchel, who have the two best...
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Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
June 06, 2017 - 10:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning after Kansas City rallied from a six-run deficit, and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros' 11-game winning streak with a 9-7 victory Tuesday night. Moustakas drove an 0-1 pitch from Ken Giles (1-2) out to...
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Eric Hosmer - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
June 05, 2017 - 10:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, Brian McCann had a two-run shot and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Monday night for their 11th straight win. It's the longest winning streak in the majors this season and one shy of the Astros' record. They won 12...
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