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Tigers lose 2 pitchers to injuries, end 3-game skid, beat KC

Jun. 15, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit starter Matthew Boyd and reliever Alex Lange both exited with injuries and the Tigers still ended a three-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Willi Castro, Robbie Grossman and Niko Goodrum homered for...

Bassitt wins 7th in row, Olson hits 2 HRs as A's top KC 6-3

Jun. 14, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland's slugging Matts have a running joke how one is usually hot when the other's not. Lately, both are driving the ball — and they combined for three home runs Sunday. Matt Olson homered twice and Matt Chapman also...

Olson, A's rough up Kowar as Athletics romp past Royals 11-2

Jun. 12, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson had four hits, including his 16th home run, and the Oakland Athletics roughed up Kansas City rookie Jackson Kowar in romping past the Royals 11-2 on Saturday. Matt Chapman also connected and drove in three runs. Skye Bolt added his...

Andrus hits walk-off single in 9th, A's edge Royals 4-3

Jun. 12, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Elvis Andrus hit a winning single in the ninth inning after making pair of fielding gaffes, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night. With the score 3-all, Matt Chapman doubled over leaping third baseman Hanser...

Soler, Benintendi hit homers for Minor as Royals snap skid

Jun. 11, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Minor likes pitching in close games, and that's exactly what he faced dueling against Frankie Montas for much of his outing Thursday night until Kansas City's hitters delivered late. Manager Mike Matheny has stressed how the Royals must grind...

Canning, Rendon power Angels' 6-1 victory, sweep of Royals

Jun. 10, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Even with Mike Trout sidelined indefinitely, the Los Angeles Angels are on a roll for really the first time this season. Much-improved starting pitching and more timely hitting are probably the two biggest reasons why they aren't missing Trout...

Ohtani's 470-ft shot tops Halos' HR barrage, 8-1 win over KC

Jun. 09, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit the longest homer of his major league career in the first inning, and the surging Los Angeles Angels pounded a season-high five homers in an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Ohtani's 17th homer of the...

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...

Sanó takes part in another triple play, Twins top Royals 2-1

Jun. 06, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Minnesota first baseman Miguel Sanó swooped in to catch a popped-up bunt and start a triple play, highlighting the Twins' 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Sanó hit an RBI double in the third inning, then made the key defensive...

Jeffers, Garlick and Sanó homer as Twins beat Royals 5-4

Jun. 05, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ryan Jeffers, Kyle Garlick and Miguel Sanó homered, and the Minnesota Twins turned a game-ending double play with the potential tying run at third base to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Saturday and stop a four-game losing streak. Tyler Duffy...