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Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

Jul. 21, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor wasn't thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday. Instead, the All-Star shortstop was only concerned about the young child who was struck by a line drive he hit. In the latest instance this season around the majors...

Dozier homers in 1st, Royals snap Indians' 6-game win streak

Jul. 20, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jakob Junis and the Kansas City Royals have been on a roll since the All-Star break. Hunter Dozier homered in the first inning and Junis pitched two-hit ball through six dominant innings as the Royals beat Cleveland 1-0 on Saturday night, snapping the Indians' six-game winning streak....

Mercado gets 5 hits, Indians top Royals 10-5, 6th win in row

Jul. 20, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Oscar Mercado is giving the Cleveland Indians a major boost in his rookie season. Mercado went 5 for 5 and drove in two runs as the Indians won their sixth straight game, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-5 on Friday night. Mercado had an RBI double in the third inning and a run-scoring...

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

Jul. 19, 2019 3:41 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: THAT'S SAVAGE The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters "savages" in the batter's box...

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

Jul. 19, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: THAT'S SAVAGE The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters "savages" in the batter's...

Royals hold off White Sox 6-5 to sweep 4-game series

Jul. 18, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When the Kansas City Royals gave starter Brad Keller the lead with a five-run third inning, Keller made sure to show his gratitude. The 23-year-old took care of the White Sox batters in the top of the fourth, striking out the side on 14 pitches to get his guys back to the plate. "We...

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...

Yankees get speedy OF Terrance Gore from Royals for cash

Jul. 17, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Speedy outfielder Terrance Gore was traded to the New York Yankees by the Kansas City Royals for $100,000 on Wednesday. The deal was announced before New York's scheduled game against the Tampa Bay Rays was postponed due to a forecast of severe inclement weather. Gore was not added to the...

Rays-Yankees game postponed due to severe weather forecast

Jul. 17, 2019 10:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rain keeps interrupting the New York Yankees' sunny season. The scheduled game between the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays was postponed Wednesday night due to a forecast of thunderstorms and severe weather. Though no showers were falling yet on a humid evening in the Bronx, the game was called...