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Royals look toward future under new owner, manager

Sep. 30, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The moment the final out was made on another 100-loss season for the Kansas City Royals, fans immediately began gazing toward the future rather than lamenting the way things have been lately. There is a new owner on the way. New manager, too. And the Royals, who have been in the...

Soler hits 48th HR, Royals beat Twins in Yost's last game

Sep. 29, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals put a memorable finish on a forgettable 2019 season. Jorge Soler locked up the AL home run crown with his 48th, Brett Phillips drove a game-ending sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and Kansas City beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 in manager Ned Yost's final game. "I'm sure...

Royals top Braves 9-6 after Yost's announces retirement

Sep. 25, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals hope to send off manager Ned Yost with a winning final week. In Kansas City's first game after Yost announced he will retire after the season, the lowly Royals burst to a six-run lead in the first three innings and beat the NL East champion Atlanta Braves 9-6 Tuesday...

Rogers falters, Twins allow 7 in 9th in 12-5 loss to Royals

Sep. 21, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — José Berríos and Taylor Rogers have been the Twins' most reliable pitchers and helped push Minnesota to the verge of the AL Central title. For one game, Berríos and Rogers each faltered as the Twins missed a chance to build on their division lead. Rogers got tagged during...

Canha hit in 11th, A's edge KC 1-0 to hold wild card lead

Sep. 18, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha knew it was just a matter of time before the right pitch would come. He waited, and his patience paid off. Canha hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning and the Oakland Athletics edged the Kansas City Royals 1-0 Wednesday to hold their lead atop the AL wild-card...

Soler hits 2 homers, Royals beat White Sox 8-6

Sep. 12, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City manager Ned Yost believed Jorge Soler would be a great hitter when the Royals traded for the slugger before the 2017 season. Soler is proving Yost right. Soler hit a pair of two-run homers among his career high-matching four hits, leading the Royals to an 8-6 victory over the...

Jiménez slam helps White Sox power past Royals 7-3

Sep. 11, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two young sluggers who are considered pillars in the Chicago White Sox rebuilding plan came through with impressive drives on the same night. Eloy Jiménez hit his first career grand slam, Yoán Moncada launched a monster two-run homer and the White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals...

Red Sox beat Yankees 6-1 as 7 pitchers combine for 3-hitter

Sep. 7, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night. Xander Bogaerts added a two-run double and Moreland two singles for the Red Sox, who won for the 13th time in 19 games. The...

Lopez, Dozier lead Royals to 3-0 win over Marlins

Sep. 6, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Lopez did a two-month stint in the bullpen, and now the right-hander is performing like the pitcher who earned a spot in the starting rotation at the beginning of the season. Lopez pitched six innings of four-hit ball and Hunter Dozier homered, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-0...

Soler eclipses KC home run record, Royals beat Tigers

Sep. 4, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler got Kansas City going with a record-breaking home run before Ryan O'Hearn ended the game with one swing of his bat. Soler eclipsed the franchise home run mark with his 39th homer of the season and O'Hearn hit a pinch-hit, game-ending home run in the bottom of the ninth...