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Polanco, Correa power Twins past struggling Royals 10-7

May. 28, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco homered in a four-run first inning and Carlos Correa hit a go-ahead homer in the fourth to power the Minnesota Twins to a 10-7 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Minnesota had a season-high 15 hits. Polanco’s first inning two-run...

Royals score 3 runs in eighth inning, rally past Twins 3-2

May. 27, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Whit Merrifield drove in two runs with a double and scored on Bobby Witt Jr.’s double, as the Kansas City Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth inning and beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 Thursday night. Josh Staumont (2-1) worked a scoreless inning and...

Smith's tiebreaking homer lifts Arizona past Royals 8-6

May. 25, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pavin Smith and pinch-hitter Jordan Luplow homered in a five-run sixth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6 on Tuesday night. Arizona hit four homers and won for the fifth time in six games. The Diamondbacks lead the National League with...

Smith, Walker homers spoil Greinke's return to Arizona, 9-5

May. 24, 2022 02:32 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's familiarity with Zack Greinke led to a solid offensive night against the Diamondbacks' former pitcher. Christian Walker and Pavin Smith homered and Ketel Marte’s two-run double broke a fourth-inning tie to help the Diamondbacks beat Kansas City 9-5 Monday...

Urshela, Twins overcome 6-run deficit, rally past Royals 7-6

May. 22, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gio Urshela hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning to complete Minnesota's comeback from a six-run deficit, lifting the Twins over the Kansas City Royals 7-6 Sunday. “That win was pretty special,” manager Rocco Baldelli said. “It was special in...

Four-run ninth seals 9-2 win for Twins over Royals

May. 21, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Joe Ryan struck out six and the Minnesota Twins capped the game with a four-run ninth inning for a 9-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Ryan (5-2) allowed one run on five hits in 5 2/3 innings with six strikeouts. “It was...

Smeltzer backed by Garlick, Miranda as Twins beat Royals 6-4

May. 21, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo (AP) — Kyle Garlick and Jose Miranda each drove in two runs, leading Devin Smeltzer and the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 6-4 on Friday night. Garlick put Minnesota on the scoreboard with an RBI single in a three-run first inning and added a sacrifice...

Robert homers, drives in 4 as White Sox beat Royals 7-4

May. 19, 2022 22:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Luis Robert homered and drove in four runs as the Chicago White Sox rallied past the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Thursday to win the five-game series. Robert delivered a pair of RBI singles before hitting a two-run homer into the left field stands in the eighth....

Witt homers off Giolito, Melendez connects as KC tops Chisox

May. 19, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. and MJ Melendez homered and fellow rookie Emmanuel Rivera hit a go-ahead triple, leading the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night. Witt, Melendez and Rivera each had two hits. “The young guys...

White Sox and Royals split doubleheader

May. 17, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer outdueled Davis Martin as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday. The White Sox won the first game 3-0. Singer (1-0) had his best outing since last September 5, when...