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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 MLB-leading 47th HR, Royals beat Indians 6-4

Sep. 29, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his major league-leading 47th home run and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Tuesday night. Perez also leads the majors in RBIs (118) and go-ahead home runs (17). The 31-year-old Perez trails Jorge...

Bubic and Royals dent Mariners, Kikuchi with 8-1 victory

Sep. 18, 2021 23:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kris Bubic allowed two hits over 6 1/3 innings in his best start this season, and the Kansas City Royals beat Seattle 8-1 Saturday night to put another dent in the Mariners’ slim playoff chances. Yusei Kikuchi (7-9) dropped to 0-3 in eight...

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. ...

Orioles score 9 runs in 8th inning, rally past Royals 9-8

Sep. 09, 2021 03:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kelvin Gutierrez hit a game-tying two-run single, two Kansas City outfielders collided on a ball hit by Cedric Mullins, allowing two more runs to score, and Ryan Mountcastle followed with a two-run homer as the Baltimore Orioles scored all their runs in the eighth inning in...

Olivares' HR, Perez's slam lift Royals over M's 8-7 in 12

Aug. 28, 2021 03:28 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Edward Olivares hit a two-run home run in the 12th inning, Salvador Perez hit a grand slam in a second straight game and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 8-7 on Friday night. Olivares gave the Royals a chance to win twice after being...

Perez hits 5th HR of road trip, Royals drop Mariners 6-4

Aug. 27, 2021 02:31 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his fourth career grand slam and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Thursday night. Perez’s 35th home run fueled a five-run sixth inning during which the team batted around and helped the Royals snap the...

Bubic takes no-hitter into 7th, Royals beat Cubs 4-2

Aug. 21, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bubic carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Saturday. Whit Merrifield had three hits and stole home as part of a double steal, helping Kansas City to its fifth win in six games. Nicky...

Lynch shuts down Astros for 7 innings as Royals win 3-1

Aug. 17, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals rookie Daniel Lynch doesn't worry too much about the lineup he's facing, even pointing out how the Triple-A team for Detroit once battered him for eight runs. Well, he made the AL West-leading Houston Astros look like a bunch of minor...