Latest Jake Junis News

Odorizzi wins, Twins rally past Royals 5-4 after Mauer honor

Jun. 16, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi and the Minnesota Twins faced an immediate deficit and trailed by three runs more than halfway through the game. The way this team has been hitting, though, the rally sure seemed inevitable. C.J. Cron drove in the go-ahead run with a sixth-inning double , making Odorizzi...

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...

Jiménez hits long home run, leading López, White Sox over KC

Jun. 9, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Once Reynaldo López went one pitch at a time, things worked out fine. Following three consecutive poor outings, López pitched six effective innings against Kansas City on Sunday. And backed by a 471-foot homer from Eloy Jiménez, the Chicago White Sox defeated the...

Sale Ks 12 in 3-hitter as Red Sox trounce Royals, 8-0

Jun. 5, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Sale strode to the dugout after the seventh inning Wednesday night, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora asked his lanky left-hander whether he could keep going on a hot, humid night in Kansas City. "I'll finish this off,'" Sale replied. Did he ever. Sale struck out the side...

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...

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...

Anderson shakes off beaning, leads Chisox over Royals 8-7

May. 30, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Although he didn't think the Royals were throwing at him intentionally, Tim Anderson still took pleasure in scoring a measure of revenge. Six innings after being beaned with a pitch from Kansas City starter Glenn Sparkman, Anderson doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth, lifting the...

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight

May. 26, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chance Adams didn't get to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday until midway through the first game of a day-night doubleheader. He had an early flight out of Syracuse, New York, then caught a connecting flight in Chicago before finally getting to the stadium around 1 p.m. Adams, called up...

Paxton still has knee issue; Gregorius to start 20-day clock

May. 24, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The only New York Yankees in action Friday were those on the injured list. While the big league club was rained out in Kansas City, Yankees pitcher James Paxton and shortstop Didi Gregorius continued testing out their injuries in extended spring training Friday — with mixed...

Ozuna, Carpenter homer, Cardinals split DH with Royals 10-3

May. 23, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna made Homer Bailey work. Then he made him pay. Ozuna and Matt Carpenter went deep as part of a four-homer barrage and the St. Louis Cardinals split a doubleheader with the Kansas City Royals by winning the second game 10-3 on Wednesday night. Brad Keller threw seven-plus...