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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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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/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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AP Photo/Jim Mone
August 02, 2019 - 10:47 pm
Nelson Cruz homered and drove in five runs to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 11-9 on Friday night. Max Kepler, Jorge Polanco and Eddie Rosario each had two hits for the Twins, who used a five-run seventh inning to maintain a three-game lead over Cleveland in the AL Central...
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AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
July 30, 2019 - 11:14 pm
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to give him a career-high five RBIs, Sean Reid-Foley tossed five innings of four-hit ball, and the Toronto Blue Jays pounded the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Tuesday night. Freddy Galvis drove in a pair of runs with a broken-bat single, and...
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AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
July 29, 2019 - 11:16 pm
Bo Bichette rapped a clean single in the first at-bat of his big league career, and then was greeted by his parents after the Toronto Blue Jays rolled to a 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. What did they say? "I don't even remember what my mom said," the mop-haired 21-year-old...
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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
July 28, 2019 - 4:26 pm
In a startling scene, Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer suddenly heaved the ball from just past the mound over the center field wall Sunday while being taken out of the game against Kansas City. Bauer was obviously upset, although it wasn't clear whether he was mad at his performance or that...
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July 27, 2019 - 11:27 pm
Mike Clevinger won't give away the secret to his success against the Kansas City Royals. Clevinger (5-2) allowed one run on eight hits in seven innings and didn't walk a batter as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Royals 9-1 on Saturday night. With the victory, Clevinger improved to 8-0 all-time...
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