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Twins take opener from Royals 6-5 with strong start from Ryan and homers by Miranda and Larnach

May. 27, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Ryan pitched seven smooth innings for the Minnesota Twins, who got a two-run homer by Jose Miranda and a three-run shot from Trevor Larnach before hanging on for a 6-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday in the opener of a four-game series. Ryan...

Brandon Lowe hits a 3-run triple as the Rays stop the Royals' 8-game win streak with a 4-1 victory

May. 26, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe drove in three runs with a pinch-hit triple during Tampa Bay's four-run seventh inning, and the Rays stopped Kansas City's eight-game win streak with a 4-1 victory over the Royals on Sunday. The Rays had lost a season-high six straight. ...

Velázquez homers and has RBI double in 3-run 11th as Royals beat Rays 7-4 for eighth consecutive win

May. 25, 2024 20:38 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nelson Velázquez homered and had an RBI double in a three-run 11th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 on Saturday for their eighth straight victory. After both teams scored once in the 10th, Velázquez opened the 11th with his...

Seth Lugo becomes AL's first 8-game winner, Royals beat Rays 8-1 to improve to 33-19

May. 24, 2024 22:15 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Seth Lugo became the American League's first eight-game winner, Michael Massey and Bobby Witt Jr, homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Lugo (8-1) allowed one run and four...

Cole Ragans allows 1 hit, strikes out 12 in Royals' 8-3 win over Tigers

May. 22, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Ragans allowed one hit in six innings and Freddy Fermin drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Wednesday for a series sweep. Ragans (4-3) struck out a career-best 12 while holding the Tigers hitless until Riley...

Bobby Witt Jr.’s 2 homers and 6 RBIs lead Royals past Tigers 10-3

May. 21, 2024 23:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. homered twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 10-3 for their fifth straight win on Tuesday night. Maikel Garcia led off the first with a triple and scored on Witt’s infield hit. Witt stole second and scored when Salvador...

Massey, Perez hit homers to lead Royals in 8-3 win over Tigers

May. 21, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Massey and Salvador Perez homered as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. Massey opened the scoring in the second with a leadoff homer, the first long ball given up this season by Tigers...

Tigers starter Olson leaves game against Royals after being struck by line drive

May. 20, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit Tigers starter Reese Olson left Monday’s game against the Kansas City Royals in the third inning with a right hip contusion after being struck by a line drive. Olson was stunned by Michael Massey’s sharp liner. The right-hander stood with his...

Brady Singer strikes out nine, Royals defeat A's 8-4

May. 19, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer stuck out nine, Vinnie Pasquantino hit a three-run triple and the Kansas City Royals completed a sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday. It was the third sweep of the season for Kansas City. It took until September 20 for the...

Seth Lugo claims AL-leading 7th win as the Royals beat A's 5-3 and move 9 games over .500

May. 18, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seth Lugo struck out 10 and earned his American League-leading seventh victory as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 Saturday night. The Royals improved to 28-19, nine games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2015 season,...