Latest Jake Junis News

Rosario's 3-run homer sends Indians to 8-6 win over Royals

May. 04, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eddie Rosario kept his bat on his shoulder. Salvador Perez held his glove still to frame the pitch. Both listened for Dan Bellino to make the call. The plate umpire waited a tense moment before finally signaling ball on what...

Twins score 7 in 3rd to back Berríos in 13-4 win over Royals

May. 02, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrelton Simmons and Mitch Garver homered in a seven-run third inning, and rookie Alex Kirilloff went deep for the fourth time in three games as the Minnesota Twins routed the Kansas City Royals 13-4 on Sunday. José Berríos (3-2) took advantage of...

Ramirez, Hernandez homer as Indians blank White Sox 5-0

May. 02, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — José Ramirez and Cesar Hernandez homered, Amed Rosario had three hits and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 on Sunday. Zach Plesac and three relievers limited the White Sox to four hits as Cleveland took two of three in a series...

Difo leads Pirates over Royals 2-1, back over .500 at 12-11

Apr. 27, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Wilmer Difo delivered the go-ahead single in the seventh inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Kansas City 2-1 on Tuesday night to end the Royals’ five-game winning streak. Pittsburgh (12-11) has won three straight games and 11 of 16...

LEADING OFF: D-backs keep pitching amid no-hitter debate

Apr. 27, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ARIZONA ARMS Right-hander Merrill Kelly (1-2, 7.71 ERA) starts for the Diamondbacks when they host Fernando Tatis Jr. and the Padres following a dominant pitching performance...

LEADING OFF: D-backs keep pitching amid no-hitter debate

Apr. 26, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ ARIZONA ARMS Right-hander Merrill Kelly (1-2, 7.71 ERA) starts for the Diamondbacks when they host Fernando Tatis Jr. and the Padres following a dominant pitching...

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...

Polanco homers among 3 hits, Pittsburgh beats Minnesota 6-2

Apr. 25, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered and had three hits, Clay Holmes and the bullpen held down the scuffling Twins and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a successful trip by beating Minnesota 6-2 Sunday. Pittsburgh is back to .500 at 11-11 after a 1-6 start. ...

Royals beat Rays 9-8 on Perez's game-ending single

Apr. 22, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a game-ending RBI single, and the Kansas City Royals avoided a sweep by topping the Tampa Bay Rays 9-8 on Wednesday night. Jorge Soler, Hunter Dozier and Carlos Santana homered for Kansas City, which trailed 6-3 heading to the...

Shaky Royals bullpen hangs on for 7-5 win over Blue Jays

Apr. 15, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals manager Mike Matheny felt awfully good about the way his team played in a 7-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Jakob Junis ran his scoreless streak to 14 innings. The offense pumped out five extra-base hits, stringing enough together to...