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Cole wins 17th, Springer's HR lifts Astros over Royals 4-1

Sep. 14, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — George Springer turned a night of frustration into a ninth-inning celebration. Springer hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the ninth inning, Gerrit Cole win his 13th straight decision and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Friday night to stop a three-game losing...

Lopez, Dozier lead Royals to 3-0 win over Marlins

Sep. 6, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Lopez did a two-month stint in the bullpen, and now the right-hander is performing like the pitcher who earned a spot in the starting rotation at the beginning of the season. Lopez pitched six innings of four-hit ball and Hunter Dozier homered, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-0...

Mondesi has big game in return from IL as Royals top O's 6-4

Sep. 1, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi looked anything but rusty in his return to the lineup. The speedy shortstop matched career highs with four hits and three stolen bases after coming off the injured list Sunday, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. "He was...

Royals load bases on 3 bunts, rally past Orioles 7-5

Aug. 31, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals went small to come up big against the Baltimore Orioles. "That's the Kansas City Royal way right there," outfielder Brett Phillips said. Whit Merrifield drove a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after Kansas City loaded the bases on three bunts,...

Semien scores, has RBI as A's shut down Royals 2-1

Aug. 28, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A day after their highest scoring output of the season, the Oakland Athletics had to rely on their pitching to pull out another win. Fiers and three Oakland relievers combined to shut down the Kansas City Royals and Marcus Semien provided just enough early offense in a 2-1 victory...

Reyes hits 3-run homer, leads Indians to 4-2 win over Royals

Aug. 25, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes had his biggest hit with the Cleveland Indians. Yet Reyes and his teammates weren't in the mood to celebrate Saturday's victory over Kansas City because it might have come with a significant loss. Reyes hit a three-run homer that helped Cleveland to a 4-2 victory over the...

Moncada lines two-run homer, White Sox beat Rangers 6-1

Aug. 23, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada lined a two-run homer on his return from the injured list, Ross Detwiler struck out a career-high eight and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 6-1 on Thursday night. James McCann hit a solo shot and doubled, and Jose Abreu, Tim Anderson and Matt Skole each had an...

Holt, Red Sox top Royals 5-4 in 10th to cap suspended game

Aug. 22, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brock Holt helped the Red Sox make quick work of the Kansas City Royals in a victory that was two weeks in the making. Holt hit an RBI single with one out in the 10th inning as Boston beat Kansas City 5-4 on Thursday to complete the weather-suspended game that began Aug. 7. "We wanted to end...

LEADING OFF: Mad Max and Gerrit Cole return, Fenway freebie

Aug. 22, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: WELCOME BACK, MAD MAX Nationals ace Max Scherzer comes off the injured list to start at last-place Pittsburgh. The three-time Cy Young Award winner is 9-5 with a 2.41 ERA in 20 starts but has pitched only once over the past six weeks because of a strained muscle...

Harper, Dickerson help Phillies beat Boston 5-2

Aug. 21, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway fans were letting Bryce Harper have it, calling the Phillies' $330 million man "overrated" and other insults that Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler couldn't bring himself to repeat. Harper then quieted them with one swing. "He's good at doing that, shutting them up," Phillies...