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Royals bullpen clutch in holding off fast-fading Twins 5-2

Sep. 21, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was altogether fitting that on the day the Kansas City Royals fired Dayton Moore, they beat the fast-fading Minnesota Twins using the same blueprint that their longtime front office executive once used to build them into a winner. Some timely hits,...

Melendez, Perez lead Royals to 5-4 comeback win over Twins

Sep. 20, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — MJ Melendez hit a two-run homer, Salvador Perez drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out double in the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals held off the rapidly fading Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Tuesday night to open their final homestand of the season. ...

Royals pitcher Amir Garrett's suspension reduced to 2 games

Aug. 23, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City pitcher Amir Garrett’s suspension for throwing a drink on a fan was cut to two games from three under an agreement between Major League Baseball and the players’ association that avoided an appeal hearing. Garrett was penalized by MLB senior...

Waters breaks tie with walk, Royals beat White Sox 6-4

Aug. 22, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Drew Waters drew a bases-loaded walk to break an eighth-inning tie in his major league debut, boosting the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday in a game rescheduled because of the lockout in April. Joe Kelly (1-3), the...

Royals' Garrett appeals 3-game ban for drink toss at fan

Aug. 16, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kansas City relief pitcher Amir Garrett received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine from Major League Baseball on Monday for tossing a drink at a fan behind the Royals' dugout during a game at Chicago two weeks ago. Garrett appealed the punishment,...

Dodgers' 12-game win streak ends; Singer, Royals blank LA

Aug. 14, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer pitched six dominant innings and the Kansas City Royals ended the Dodgers' 12-game winning streak, blanking Los Angeles 4-0 Sunday. A day after hitting six home runs in a romp, the Dodgers were held to just two hits. The Dodgers...

Shohei Ohtani homers, Angels shut down Royals in 6-0 victory

Jul. 27, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Angels' Shohei Ohtani fanned on three pitches during his first at-bat against the Royals on Tuesday night. His next at-bat set the tone for the rest of the game. The do-everything All-Star sent the third pitch of that at-bat 420 feet to...

Caratini's HR in 10th gives Brewers 5-2 victory over Cubs

Jul. 04, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With one swing of the bat, Victor Caratini turned a forgettable performance into one of the most memorable moments of his career. After striking out in each of his first four plate appearances, Caratini hit a three-run homer off Scott Effross with two outs in the...

Reyes, Greene homer in 9th, send Tigers past Royals 4-3

Jul. 02, 2022 20:25 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes and Riley Greene hit back-to-back homers in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. With one out in the ninth, Reyes tied the game off Royals reliever Joel Payamps (2-2). It was the first homer...