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Royals send struggling White Sox to sixth straight loss

Jul. 18, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy bounced back after getting hit by a line drive that left him with numbness in his throwing hand in last start. Duffy (4-5) pitched a strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless skid, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas...

Royals place Adalberto Mondesi on 10-day injured list

Jul. 17, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals placed shortstop Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder injury. In a series of moves announced prior to Wednesday's game, the Royals also recalled infielder Humberto Arteaga, activated left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery, optioned...

White Sox put Jiménez on IL with nerve contusion in arm

Jul. 17, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have placed rookie outfielder Eloy Jiménez on the 10-day injured list with an ulnar nerve contusion in his right arm. The move comes a day after Jiménez collided with outfielder Charlie Tilson in the first inning Tuesday against the Kansas City...

Sparkman shuts down White Sox in Royals' 11-0 win

Jul. 17, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Glen Sparkman overcame some early struggles and settled down for his first career complete game and shutout. Sparkman pitched a five-hitter, Whit Merrifield and Hunter Dozier both had three hits including a home run, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White sox 11-0 Tuesday...

Chisoxs Jimenez, Royals' Mondesi leave game with injuries

Jul. 16, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chicago outfielder Eloy Jimenez and Kansas City shortstop Adalberto Mondesi have left Tuesday night's game due to injuries. Jimenez was taken out of the game after colliding with center fielder Charlie Tilson while chasing a long fly ball off the bat of Whit Merrifield in the first...

Montgomery reunited with Duffy in return to Royals

Jul. 16, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Montgomery and Danny Duffy are being reunited on a pitching staff for Kansas City for the first time since 2011, when they were highly regarded left-handers in the Royals' minor league system. Montgomery was traded to Kansas City by the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs for...

USDA: 40% of transferred ag researchers to move to Midwest

Jul. 16, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Department of Agriculture says fewer than 40% of the researchers whose jobs are being transferred from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City will make the move to the Midwest. The Kansas City Star reports that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced in June that the USDA...

Kansas City man convicted of abusing, killing daughter

Jul. 16, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 43-year-old Kansas City man has been convicted of sexually assaulting and killing his 18-year-old daughter. Jerry Bausby was found guilty Monday in the March 2016 death of Daizsa Bausby. He was convicted of second-degree murder, sodomy, incest and sexual abuse. Jackson County...

Junis, Lopez lead Royals past White Sox 5-2

Jul. 16, 2019 1:28 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jakob Junis overcame an uncertain start against the Chicago White Sox. Junis struck out a career-high 10 and Nicky Lopez drove in a pair of runs as Kansas City beat the White Sox 5-2 on Monday night. It was the Royals' third win in four games since the All-Star break. "My command...

Mikolas, O'Neill lead Cardinals to 7-0 win over Pirates 7-0

Jul. 16, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas scuffled in the first half of the season and wanted a fresh start after the All-Star game. His got it. Mikolas pitched an eight-hitter and Tyler O'Neill hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. It...