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Royals look to progress made by youngsters for optimism

Oct. 04, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals can look back on the season in two very different ways. They could look at it as a bitter disappointment, given the hopes they had to contend. They could get down on the struggles some of their young pitchers had or feel...

Perez hits 48th homer, leaves hurt; Royals beat Indians 10-5

Sep. 30, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tied a Royals record with his 48th homer of the season before leaving with a sprained right ankle, and Kansas City went on to beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 on Wednesday night. Perez, who already broke the big league record for...

Cabrera drives in 4 runs as Tigers top Royals 5-1

Sep. 25, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera drove in four runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double in the sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers downed the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday night. Jeimer Candelario hit an RBI double for the Tigers, who have won five of six. Jonathan...

Hernandez, Merrifield lead Royals to 3-1 win over Tigers

Sep. 24, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Hernandez pitched five shutout innings and Whit Merrifield drove in a pair of runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Friday night. The win clinched the season series for the Royals, who lead 10-7 with two games remaining. ...

Chang 3-run triple off Benintendi's glove, Indians beat KC

Sep. 21, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yu Chang hit a bases-loaded triple off left fielder Andrew Benintendi’s glove in the first inning, leading Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians to a 4-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Ernie Clement homered as the second-place...

Perez breaks Bench's home run record; Royals sweep Indians

Sep. 20, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his 46th home run, breaking Johnny Bench’s record for most by a catcher in a season to highlight the opener, then the Kansas City Royals completed a doubleheader sweep by beating the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Monday night. Perez hit a...

Former OF Gose flashes 100 mph heat for Indians, fans Perez

Sep. 20, 2021 22:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Formerly a fleet outfielder, Anthony Gose returned to the majors five years later Monday night as a rocket-armed reliever for the Cleveland Indians, flashing 100 mph heat and fanning Royals slugger Salvador Perez. Gose pitched 1 2/3 innings, allowing...

Kelenic 2 HRs off newcomer Heasley, Mariners beat Royals 6-2

Sep. 18, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seattle rookie Jarred Kelenic spoiled the major league debut of pitcher Jonathan Heasley by hitting a pair of two-run homers that sent the Mariners over the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Friday night. Kelenic’s first multihomer game of his career...

Perez hits 43rd homer as Royals rally past Athletics, 10-7

Sep. 15, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez is having the kind of season the Kansas City Royals won't soon forget. The Oakland A's are having the kind of September they might want to forget real soon. Perez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the sixth...

Isbel has go-ahead single in 8th, Royals beat Twins 5-3

Sep. 12, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Isbel drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday. Adalberto Mondesi homered for the Royals and Whit Merrifield had three hits, including a pair of doubles. ...