Major League Baseball

Eric Hosmer - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
June 30, 2017 - 10:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas picked up his American League-leading 12th victory, Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-1 on Friday night. Vargas (12-3) tied Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers for the major league lead in wins and lowered his...
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Drew Butera - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
June 29, 2017 - 5:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Michael Fulmer came within one out of a shutout, and the Detroit Tigers hit three home runs in a 7-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday. Justin Upton, Ian Kinsler and Andrew Romine went deep for the Tigers. Fulmer (7-6) appeared headed for his second big league shutout,...
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Mike Moustakas - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
June 28, 2017 - 9:27 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers during a four-run fourth inning, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Wednesday night. Ian Kennedy (2-6) allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings for the Royals, earning his second victory...
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Ned Yost - Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
June 27, 2017 - 10:10 pm
DETROIT (AP) — J.D. Martinez and Miguel Cabrera homered and Justin Verlander pitched seven strong innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Tuesday night. Verlander (5-4) was down 3-0 before getting an out, but didn't allow another run as the Tigers won their second straight...
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Eric Hosmer - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
June 25, 2017 - 5:14 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning a day after saying he was dealing with anxiety issues, and Toronto avoided a sweep by beating the Kansas City Royals 8-2 Sunday. Jose Bautista homered and drove in a season-high four runs and...
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Lorenzo Cain - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
June 23, 2017 - 11:14 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield hit a two-run, two-out double that capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night to reach .500 for the first time since April. With their 10th win in 12 games, the Royals improved to 36-...
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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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