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Diaz has big hit, Rasmussen sharp as Rays beat Royals 7-3

Jul. 23, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yandy Diaz hit a three-run double, Drew Rasmussen allowed one run over five innings and the Tampa Bay Rays returned from the All-Star break with a 7-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Diaz capped a four-run fourth inning with his...

Royals beat Jays 3-1 with 10 unvaccinated players absent

Jul. 15, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Angel Zerpa pitched five solid innings, Bobby Witt Jr. hit a tiebreaking homer and the Kansas City Royals overcame the absence of 10 unvaccinated players to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Thursday night. “One of the best wins of the year, all things...

Singer leads Royals to 5-2 victory and series win vs Tigers

Jul. 13, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer won for the first time in over a month as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 to earn their first winning homestand in nearly a year. Singer (3-3), who last won June 8 against Toronto, repeatedly escaped trouble to go six innings,...

Taylor gets winning hit as Royals beat slumping Guardians

Jul. 09, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael A. Taylor hit a game-ending RBI single, and the Kansas City Royals beat the slumping Cleveland Guardians 4-3 on Friday night. Vinnie Pasquantino opened the Kansas City ninth with a double to right against Sam Hentges (2-1) that nearly cleared the...

Verlander earns 11th win, leading Astros past Royals 5-2

Jul. 08, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In a career with so many accomplishments, Justin Verlander's success this season after missing almost two years with an elbow injury has been particularly sweet. “Of course," the Houston Astros right-hander said when asked if his stellar start means a lot to him....

Olivares, Rivera homer, Royals top Tigers 7-4, take 2 of 3

Jul. 03, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Edward Olivares and Emmanuel Rivera homered in a three-run second inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 7-4 on Sunday to take two of three from the Tigers. Tarik Skubal (5-7) lost his fifth straight start, allowing five runs, five hits and three walks in 4...

Brown, Allen boost A's in 5-3 win over Royals

Jun. 26, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seth Brown hit his 10th home run of the season, Nick Allen had two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Sunday. Brown leads the team in HRs, and belted a solo shot to right in the sixth inning to make it 2-0. ...

Greinke, Olivares return, power Royals to 3-1 win over A's

Jun. 24, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke tossed six innings of one-run ball, Edward Olivares hit two solo homers and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Friday night. Both Grienke (1-4) and Olivares were activated from rehab assignments on Friday. ...

Royals top A's 5-1 in battle of baseball's two worst teams

Jun. 18, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Lynch had a career-high 10 strikeouts in five innings to win for the first time in nearly two months, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Friday night in a matchup of teams with the two worst records in the major leagues. ...

Wood goes six, Giants beat Royals for 4th straight win

Jun. 14, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Wood pitched four-hit ball over six innings for his first win in more than a month, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night. Thairo Estrada hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth and Brandon Crawford doubled in two...