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Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1

Aug. 17, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Montgomery is settling back into being a starting pitcher again, and the results are showing. The left-hander outdueled Noah Syndergaard as the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought Friday night in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets. In his first three starts after...

Flaherty goes 7 innings as Cardinals edge Royals 2-0

Aug. 13, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The two words that Cardinals manager Mike Shildt kept using to describe the reasons behind Jack Flaherty's phenomenal pitching success since the All-Star break were conviction and command. The Royals probably have a few choice words to describe Flaherty, too. The right-hander tossed...

Dozier, Soler each homer twice as Royals beat Tigers 10-2

Aug. 11, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Comerica Park's spacious outfield has frustrated hitters many times over the years. It hasn't been a big deal for Hunter Dozier and Jorge Soler this season. Dozier and Jorge Soler each homered twice Sunday, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 10-2 for a split of the four-game...

Trout hits 1st HR at Fenway, Angels rout Red Sox 12-4

Aug. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Trout hit the first home run of his career at Fenway Park and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Justin Upton added a three-run homer in the first inning. With his 428-foot drive over the Green Monster in the...

Montgomery records 12 Ks, Royals beat Tigers 7-0

Aug. 10, 2019 10:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Montgomery finally got Kansas City a win, 11 years after being drafted by the Royals. The 30-year-old Montgomery struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings as the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0 Saturday. "It took a little while to get my first win as a Royal, but it feels good,"...

Jackson wins in return to Tigers, beats Royals 5-2

Aug. 9, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ten years later, Edwin Jackson still loves Detroit and Comerica Park. Friday night, the feeling was mutual. Jackson pitched neatly into the seventh inning in his return to Detroit, overcoming an inside-the-park home run and leading the Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals....

Mercer's game-ending homer gives Tigers 10-8 win

Aug. 9, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — It took 864 major league games for Jordy Mercer to hit his first game-ending homer. As he rounded the bases Thursday, one thought went through his mind. "All I was really thinking was how cold the Gatorade bath was going to be," he said. "I couldn't wait to get to the plate, but they really...

Astros hits 4 HRs, make a winner of Greinke in debut

Aug. 6, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke labored through six innings but wound up with a win in his Astros debut as Houston hit four home runs Tuesday night to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-6. Playing in front of a season-high crowd of 43,243, the AL West leaders won their fifth straight. Yuli Gurriel hit two homers,...

Soler hits 2 long HRs, Royals beat Red Sox 6-2 to snap skid

Aug. 6, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jorge Soler didn't have to wait for the question about the Green Monster to be finished before breaking into a wide smile. Soler hit a pair of long two-run homers over the Monster, Jakob Junis pitched six effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped their seven-game losing streak by...

Smeltzer, Twins sweep Royals with 3-0 win

Aug. 4, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Devin Smeltzer's meditation routine kept him calm on the way to his first major league win. Smeltzer pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins completed a three-game sweep by blanking the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Sunday. Jason Castro homered and Eddie Rosario...