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Chicago White Sox's Nick Madrigal stands on first base after hitting a single during the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. It was Madrigal's first major league hit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Madrigal's first 4 big league hits help White Sox top KC 9-2

Aug. 2, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nick Madrigal was starting to lose sleep after two frustrating games without his first big league hit. Once the top prospect finally got it, they kept right on coming. Madrigal followed his first career hit with three more on Sunday, pacing the Chicago White Sox to a 9-2 romp over...

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Gio Gonzalez helps pitch White Sox to 11-5 rout of Royals

Aug. 1, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gio Gonzalez made his first start for the hot-hitting Chicago White Sox more than 16 years after they drafted him, and the veteran responded by holding the Kansas City Royals scoreless into the fourth inning of an 11-5 rout Saturday night. He got plenty of help from an offense that...

Kansas City Royals' Jorge Soler runs the bases after hitting a solo home run in the first inning in a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Holland fans side in new-rule 10th, Royals trim Indians 3-2

Jul. 25, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Greg Holland struck out the top of Cleveland's order to strand the tying run at second base and Maikel Franco hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to give the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 win over the Indians on Saturday in just the third major league game decided by the debated extra-inning...

Kansas City Royals pitcher Brady Singer throws during an intrasquad baseball game at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Big league debuts to be made without family, friends on hand

Jul. 23, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The moment that young right-hander Brady Singer steps onto the mound for the Kansas City Royals on Saturday in Cleveland will no doubt be surreal, the culmination of a lifelong dream hatched as a boy growing up in Florida and fostered by family and friends along the way. Too bad...

Royals put Adams, Rosario on IL in finalizing 30-man roster

Jul. 23, 2020 3:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals placed right-hander Chance Adams and left-hander Randy Rosario on the injured list and right-hander Jesse Hahn on the bereavement list as they pared their roster down to 30 players Thursday ahead of opening day in Cleveland. Backup catcher Meibrys Viloria was reinstated...

Mick Hoffman, executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, poses for a photo, Thursday, July 16, 2020, sitting in the empty stands of the Renton School District's Renton Memorial Stadium, which is used for high school football, soccer, and track events in Renton, Wash. Hoffman and other administrators across the country are facing difficult decisions regarding the overwhelming uncertainty of whether high school sports can go forward this fall as the clock ticks closer to the start of the 2020-21 school year with little clarity in place for an obvious and safe path moving forward for athletics. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Latest: Chili Davis unsure if he'll rejoin the Mets

Jul. 22, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ New York Mets hitting coach Chili Davis hasn’t decided if he will rejoin the team at any point this season because of concerns about the coronavirus. The 60-year-old Davis has been working remotely from his Arizona home...

Kansas City Royals' Hunter Dozier bats during the first inning of an exhibition baseball game against the Houston Astros in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, July 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Royals' Dozier tests positive for COVID-19 before exhibition

Jul. 22, 2020 2:44 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals outfielder Hunter Dozier has tested positive for COVID-19 and was placed on the injured list before the club played its final exhibition game against the Cardinals in St. Louis on Wednesday. The 28-year-old is coming off a breakthrough season in which he hit 26...

Royals put Junis on IL; RHP missed time because of COVID-19

Jul. 20, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals placed right-hander Jakob Junis on the injured list Monday to allow him to continue preparing for the upcoming season after he missed the first part of summer camp following a positive test for the coronavirus. The 27-year-old Junis test positive for COVID-19...