Latest Kris Bubic News

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...

Jax sharp as Twins stop Perez, shut out Royals 4-0

Oct. 02, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Griffin Jax and a trio of relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Minnesota Twins blanked Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Saturday night. Perez was hitless in four at-bats for the second straight night as he tries to break the...

Bubic pitches 7 shutout innings, Royals beat Tigers 2-1

Sep. 26, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Kris Bubic kept up his mastery of the Tigers, pitching seven shutout innings and leading the Kansas City Royals over Detroit 2-1 on Sunday. Bubic (6-6) gave up only two hits and a walk while striking out six. He allowed just three earned runs over 23...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

Polanco homers twice as Twins hit 5 in 9-2 win over Royals

Sep. 11, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit two of Minnesota’s five home runs, Michael Pineda pitched five strong innings in his return to the rotation and the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Saturday night. Byron Buxton homered for the second straight day, and Nick...

Benintendi's hit, catch lead Royals over Orioles 3-2

Sep. 06, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Andrew Benintendi hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning, then reached above the left-field wall to take away a potential tying home run in the ninth, sending the Kansas City Royals over the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Monday. Anthony Santander led off...

Sánchez 2 HRs, 6 RBIs, but Yanks blow lead, fall to O's 8-7

Sep. 05, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a grand slam and a two-run homer, but the New York Yankees blew a late lead and lost to the last-place Baltimore Orioles 8-7 Sunday. The wild card-contending Yankees dropped to 9-7 against the Orioles this year. Baltimore is 1-18...