Latest Hunter Dozier News

Garver's homer backs Gibson in Twins' 2-0 win over Royals

Jun. 15, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stepping into the batter's box in the eighth inning, Mitch Garver was thinking home run. So were his teammates, with four players in the dugout predicting Garver would hit one. Garver knew he had to step out and reset. His teammates sat back and enjoyed their prognostication. Garver's...

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha

Jun. 14, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez couldn't have imagined a better homecoming to Omaha. The rookie hit his first major league home run in the stadium where he played college ball, starting the Kansas City Royals' scoring in a 7-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night in the first big league regular...

Tigers edge Royals 3-2 before teams head to Omaha

Jun. 13, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After loading the bases with nobody out in the eighth inning, the Detroit Tigers mustered only one run. That was all they needed. Brandon Dixon hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly off reliever Jake Diekman that sent Detroit past the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night. "The guy...

Soler, Cuthbert help rally Royals to 3-2 win over Tigers

Jun. 12, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi and Terrance Gore used their speed to help the Kansas City Royals rally for a win. Mondesi and Jorge Soler had consecutive one-out doubles in the eighth inning to tie it, and pinch-runner Gore stole third and scored the go-ahead run on Cheslor Cuthbert's ensuing...

Mondesi has 3 hits, helps KC beat ChiSox to end skid at 6

Jun. 8, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — This time, they delivered. A night after failing multiple times with runners in scoring position, Whit Merrifield and Adalberto Mondesi had clutch hits to help the Kansas City Royals stop a six-game slide with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Mondesi...

Núñez hits 3-run shot to send Red Sox past Royals, 8-3

Jun. 5, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through. Eduardo Núñez finally solved the problem by...

Royals send slugging 3B Dozier to IL with oblique strain

Jun. 4, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals placed slugging third baseman Hunter Dozier on the injured list with an oblique strain and recalled infielder Kelvin Gutierrez from Triple-A Omaha before their series opener against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. Dozier's move to the IL is retroactive to Friday, and...

Gallo homers, leaves with injury in Rangers' 6-2 win over KC

Jun. 1, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo's power helped produce another Texas Rangers win. When he'll return to the plate is in question. Gallo hit a tie-breaking home run for the second straight game before leaving in the fifth inning due to injury as the Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Saturday. Gallo...

Gallo's 1st career grand slam leads Rangers past Royals 6-2

Jun. 1, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo stood in center field trying not to beat himself up after misplaying two fly balls into triples as he and the Texas Rangers trailed the Kansas City Royals by two runs going into the sixth inning. Soon enough, Gallo took out his frustrations on the baseball. Gallo's first...

Soler, Mondesi homers lead Royals past Rangers 4-2

May. 31, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kansas City Royals pitcher Jakob Junis is ending the month of May on a satisfactory note. Junis allowed two runs and four hits in six innings and the Kansas City bullpen helped limit the second-highest scoring offense in the American League to five hits as the Royals snapped a...