Latest Michael A. Taylor News

Gonsolin, Dodgers win 11th in a row, break away from Royals

Aug. 13, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tony Gonsolin took a no-hit try into the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their 11th straight game, beating the Kansas City Royals 8-3 Friday night. Gonsolin (14-1) tied Atlanta’s Kyle Wright for the NL wins lead. The Dodgers, with the best...

Greinke helps Royals beat Cease, White Sox 5-3

Aug. 11, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke worked out of trouble to hold Chicago scoreless into the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat Dylan Cease and the White Sox 5-3 on Thursday. Greinke allowed nine hits but didn’t walk a batter, striking out five while throwing 95...

Shohei Ohtani homers, Angels shut down Royals in 6-0 victory

Jul. 27, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Angels' Shohei Ohtani fanned on three pitches during his first at-bat against the Royals on Tuesday night. His next at-bat set the tone for the rest of the game. The do-everything All-Star sent the third pitch of that at-bat 420 feet to...

Greinke's sharp stuff helps Royals cruise past Angels 7-0

Jul. 26, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke is getting to the point in his career where it seems as though just about every start brings with it some kind of record, even those that the former Cy Young winner never anticipated seeing. Like his name climbing the career strikeouts list. ...

Bubic goes 7, Royals edge Rays 4-2 to win series

Jul. 24, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kris Bubic went seven strong innings, Hunter Dozier and MJ Melendez had late-inning RBIs and the Kansas City Royals beat Tampa Bay 4-2 on Sunday, winning a series against the Rays for the first time in five years. Dozier snapped a 2-all tie with two outs in...

Singer strikes out career-high 12, Royals beat Rays 6-3

Jul. 23, 2022 23:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer struck out a career-high 12, Michael A. Taylor and Bobby Witt Jr. homered off Ryan Yarbrough in a three-run eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 on Saturday night. Singer, a 25-year-old right-hander in his third...

Hernández has winning hit, Jays rally in 10th to beat Royals

Jul. 16, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Saturday. “I just had that confidence that my teammates were going to put up some good at-bats, we were going to...

Hernández, Chapman, Manoah lead Toronto past depleted Royals

Jul. 16, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández and Matt Chapman hit three-run home runs, Alek Manoah snapped a three-start winless streak with seven strong innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the depleted Kansas City Royals 8-1 on Friday night. Kansas City, in last place in the AL Central,...

Royals beat Jays 3-1 with 10 unvaccinated players absent

Jul. 15, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Angel Zerpa pitched five solid innings, Bobby Witt Jr. hit a tiebreaking homer and the Kansas City Royals overcame the absence of 10 unvaccinated players to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Thursday night. “One of the best wins of the year, all things...

Royals patching up roster for Toronto, image among fans

Jul. 14, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals spent Thursday patching up a roster missing 10 players barred from traveling to Toronto because of their COVID-19 vaccination status while trying to smooth over their damaged image among fans. Among the nearly 40% of players on the...