Latest Andrew Benintendi News

Mondesi 464-foot HR helps Royals beat Boston 5-3, stop skid

Jun. 19, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi hit a 464 foot three-run homer, Salvador Pérez added his 18th home run this season, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Friday night for only their second win in their last 13 games. ...

Razorbacks' Kopps wins Howser Trophy as top college player

Jun. 18, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas' Kevin Kopps won the Dick Howser Trophy as the top player in college baseball Friday, making him the first relief pitcher to receive the award. Kopps, who had Tommy John surgery in 2018, was the star pitcher for a Razorbacks team ranked No. 1...

Tigers lose 2 pitchers to injuries, end 3-game skid, beat KC

Jun. 15, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit starter Matthew Boyd and reliever Alex Lange both exited with injuries and the Tigers still ended a three-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Willi Castro, Robbie Grossman and Niko Goodrum homered for...

Olson, A's rough up Kowar as Athletics romp past Royals 11-2

Jun. 12, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson had four hits, including his 16th home run, and the Oakland Athletics roughed up Kansas City rookie Jackson Kowar in romping past the Royals 11-2 on Saturday. Matt Chapman also connected and drove in three runs. Skye Bolt added his...

Andrus hits walk-off single in 9th, A's edge Royals 4-3

Jun. 12, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Elvis Andrus hit a winning single in the ninth inning after making pair of fielding gaffes, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night. With the score 3-all, Matt Chapman doubled over leaping third baseman Hanser...

Soler, Benintendi hit homers for Minor as Royals snap skid

Jun. 11, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Minor likes pitching in close games, and that's exactly what he faced dueling against Frankie Montas for much of his outing Thursday night until Kansas City's hitters delivered late. Manager Mike Matheny has stressed how the Royals must grind...

Sanó takes part in another triple play, Twins top Royals 2-1

Jun. 06, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Minnesota first baseman Miguel Sanó swooped in to catch a popped-up bunt and start a triple play, highlighting the Twins' 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Sanó hit an RBI double in the third inning, then made the key defensive...

Jeffers, Garlick and Sanó homer as Twins beat Royals 5-4

Jun. 05, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ryan Jeffers, Kyle Garlick and Miguel Sanó homered, and the Minnesota Twins turned a game-ending double play with the potential tying run at third base to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Saturday and stop a four-game losing streak. Tyler Duffy...

Red Sox get 3 prospects to complete Andrew Benintendi trade

Jun. 04, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox acquired outfielder Freddy Valdez from the New York Mets, and left-handers Luis De La Rosa and Grant Gambrell from Kansas City on Friday to complete the three-team trade that sent outfielder outfielder Andrew Benintendi to the Royals on Feb. 10. ...

Pérez homers twice again, Royals beat Twins 6-5 with error

Jun. 04, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Pérez became only the fourth Kansas City player with consecutive multi-homer games and Jarrod Dyson scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning when centerfielder Gilberto Celestino made a pair of errors on a simple fly ball, helping the Royals beat...