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Stassi, Angels make Royal pain of Kowar's major league debut

Jun. 08, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Max Stassi and the Angels turned Jackson Kowar's major league debut into a Royal nightmare. Stassi homered and drove in three runs as Los Angeles defeated Kansas City 8-3 on Monday night for its ninth victory in 13 games. The...

Merrifield, Dozier lead Royals past Twins 6-3

May. 30, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Whit Merrifield had two hits and scored two runs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Sunday. Andrew Benintendi and Hunter Dozier each drove in two runs for Kansas City, which had dropped three of four. Dozier hit a solo...

Margot hits RBI single in 10th, Rays beat Royals 2-1

May. 26, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Manuel Margot hit a run-scoring single in the 10th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Wednesday night. Kevin Kiermaier advanced from second to third when Taylor Walls flied out to deep center field against Tyler...

Cabrara’s slam, solo homer lead Tigers over Royals 7-5

May. 22, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a solo homer and a grand slam, doubling his season total to four home runs and leading Detroit over the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Friday night for the Tigers' eighth win in 11 games. The 38-year-old homered in the second off Mike...

Royals pounce on Brewers bullpen in 6-4 win for 2-game sweep

May. 19, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals hung around long enough to watch Brewers ace Corbin Burnes head for the showers. Then they pounced on the Milwaukee bullpen. Jorge Soler hit a slump-busting homer to tie the game, Nicky Lopez bunted...

Ramirez, Bauers help Indians rally for 7-3 win over Royals

May. 05, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Harold Ramirez hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth, pinch-hitter Jake Bauers added a two-run homer later in the inning and the Cleveland Indians rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Tuesday night. Strong...

Full of surprises: Royals own best AL record, sweep Tigers

Apr. 26, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — These plucky Kansas City Royals are just full of surprises. Jarrod Dyson doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Royals bullpen preserved another lead, holding off the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Monday to complete a four-game sweep on the...

Singer sharp, and unearned run lifts Royals over Tigers 2-1

Apr. 24, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Brady Singer took the mound in the bottom of the first and struck out the side. The Kansas City right-hander already looked like he was in a nice rhythm — and the way Detroit's Matthew Boyd matched him, this turned into a quick afternoon at the...

Perez's 2-run shot gives Royals 2-0 win over Blue Jays

Apr. 18, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tapped his bat twice on the plate to make sure it wasn't cracked, then sent the next pitch he saw from Toronto reliever T.J. Zeuch into the left-field fountains, breaking open a scoreless game and sending the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 victory over...

Royals earn doubleheader split with Jays on Perez's walk-off

Apr. 17, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays got wildly different yet equally effective pitching performances in splitting their day-night doubleheader on Saturday. In the opener, starter Steven Matz held the Royals without a hit into the sixth...