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Bauer strikes out season-high 12; Indians top KC 5-3

Jun. 26, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer finally felt like himself Wednesday. Bauer struck out a season-high 12 and held Kansas City to one run and three hits in 6 2/3 innings, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 win over the Royals. The win was only the second since April 30 for Bauer, a stretch that has left him...

Royals reinstate Skoglund after 80-game suspension

Jun. 26, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have reinstated Eric Skoglund after the left-hander served an 80-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use. Skoglund was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday. The 26-year-old was suspended in January after his positive drug test. Skoglund was 1-6 with a...

Royal flush: Dozier's slam leads KC to stunning comeback win

Jun. 25, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brad Hand's sublime season came to stunning end. For once, the Royals mustered some late-game magic. Hunter Dozier's grand slam capped Kansas City's five-run rally in the ninth inning off Hand, Cleveland's previously perfect All-Star closer, as the Royals rallied for an 8-6 win over the...

Kipnis hits walk-off homer in 10th as Indians edge Royals

Jun. 25, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis spun as he approached home plate and deftly avoided being soaked with ice water by teammate Francisco Lindor. Right now, Kipnis and the Indians are making all the right moves. Kipnis homered leading off the 10th inning as Cleveland continued its impressive June with a 3-2 win...

Dozier's 3-run homer sends Bailey, Royals over Twins 6-1

Jun. 23, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the span of a week, Hunter Dozier went from the injured list to the delivery room to the star role in the Kansas City Royals' 6-1 win over the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins. The young slugger hit a three-run shot during a five-run third inning Sunday, made a couple of...

Cron's 10th-inning single helps Twins get past Royals

Jun. 22, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Twins encountered a brief roadblock en route to another win over the Royals. C.J. Cron homered and singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and Minnesota beat Kansas City 5-3 on Saturday after blowing a 3-0 lead in the eighth. "It was a good team win, for sure," Cron...

Kepler, Rosario help rally Twins to 8-7 win over Royals

Jun. 22, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins again showed the resilience that has allowed them to avoid a three-game losing streak this season. Max Kepler's RBI single drove in the tiebreaking run and Eddie Rosario added a run-scoring hit to cap Minnesota's three-run rally in the eighth inning, and the...

Gordon, Sparkman lead Royals past Twins, Odorizzi 4-1

Jun. 21, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals don't know why they've been able have success against Jake Odorizzi. Alex Gordon had a two-run double and Lucas Duda added an RBI single as the Royals jumped on Odorizzi in the first inning and beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 Thursday night. Odorizzi has given up...

Santana has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs in Mariners' 8-2 win over Royals

Jun. 19, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners manager Scott Servais had an idea his struggling team was poised for a big performance. "The guys weren't real happy with how we played this last couple of days," Servais said after Seattle's 8-2 win Wednesday over the Kansas City Royals. "You could feel it in the clubhouse when you...

Merrifield has 2 HR, 6 RBIs to lift Royals over Mariners 9-0

Jun. 19, 2019 2:39 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — With Whit Merrifield and the Kansas City Royals piling up the runs, Homer Bailey went on a mission Tuesday night. Merrifield had two homers and a career-high six RBIs, Bailey worked into the eighth inning with 121 pitches and the Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 9-0. The Royals jumped on...