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Cole Ragans allows 1 hit, strikes out 12 in Royals' 8-3 win over Tigers

May. 22, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Ragans allowed one hit in six innings and Freddy Fermin drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Wednesday for a series sweep. Ragans (4-3) struck out a career-best 12 while holding the Tigers hitless until Riley...

Bobby Witt Jr.’s 2 homers and 6 RBIs lead Royals past Tigers 10-3

May. 21, 2024 23:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. homered twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 10-3 for their fifth straight win on Tuesday night. Maikel Garcia led off the first with a triple and scored on Witt’s infield hit. Witt stole second and scored when Salvador...

Massey, Perez hit homers to lead Royals in 8-3 win over Tigers

May. 21, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Massey and Salvador Perez homered as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. Massey opened the scoring in the second with a leadoff homer, the first long ball given up this season by Tigers...

Tigers starter Olson leaves game against Royals after being struck by line drive

May. 20, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit Tigers starter Reese Olson left Monday’s game against the Kansas City Royals in the third inning with a right hip contusion after being struck by a line drive. Olson was stunned by Michael Massey’s sharp liner. The right-hander stood with his...

Brady Singer strikes out nine, Royals defeat A's 8-4

May. 19, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer stuck out nine, Vinnie Pasquantino hit a three-run triple and the Kansas City Royals completed a sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday. It was the third sweep of the season for Kansas City. It took until September 20 for the...

Seth Lugo claims AL-leading 7th win as the Royals beat A's 5-3 and move 9 games over .500

May. 18, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seth Lugo struck out 10 and earned his American League-leading seventh victory as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 Saturday night. The Royals improved to 28-19, nine games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2015 season,...

Ragans throws 7 scoreless innings as Royals win 6-2 and extend A's skid to season-high 6

May. 17, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Ragans allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings, Michael Massey and Maikel Garcia homered and the Kansas City Royals beat Oakland 6-2 on Friday night to extend the Athletics losing streak to a season-high six. Ragans (3-3) walked two and struck out...

Ty France homers, Bryan Woo picks up his first win and the Mariners beat the Royals 4-2

May. 15, 2024 19:58 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France homered for the second time in three games, Bryan Woo allowed one run over 5 1/3 innings for his first win and the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday. The Mariners took two of three from the Royals and have won eight of their last...

Umpire Jim Wolf pulled for precautionary reasons after taking foul ball off facemask

May. 15, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Umpire Jim Wolf was pulled for precautionary reasons during the fifth inning of Wednesday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and Seattle Mariners after taking a foul ball off his facemask. Wolf was checked by the rest of his umpire crew and a member of the...

Nelson Velázquez slugs 3-run homer in the 7th inning, Royals rally past Mariners 4-2

May. 15, 2024 01:29 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Velázquez put Kansas City ahead with a three-run homer in the seventh inning, and Michael Wacha worked six dominant innings as the Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Tuesday night. Velázquez’s third homer of the season spoiled a strong outing for...