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Perez homers in both games of doubleheader, Royals sweep Cardinals with 6-4 and 8-5 victories

Jul. 10, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Salvador Perez homered in both games and MJ Melendez added a solo shot in the nightcap to help the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 for a sweep of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday. Kansas City took the opener 6-4. The Royals have won three in a...

Pirates' Skenes an All-Star just 8 weeks after debut, and 7 Phillies are picked for July 16 game

Jul. 07, 2024 19:55 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Paul Skenes was picked for the All-Star Game on Sunday just eight weeks after his debut, and the major league-leading Philadelphia Phillies had a big league-high seven selections. Skenes, who turned 22 in May, was selected by the Pirates as the top pick in...

Brenton Doyle breaks 8th-inning tie with 2-run double, Rockies beat Royals 4-2

Jul. 06, 2024 00:08 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brenton Doyle broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double in the Colorado Rockies' 4-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Doyle finished with three hits, the tiebreaking double coming off reliever John Schreiber (3-3). Michael Toglia had a solo...

Michael Wacha tosses 6 solid innings, Salvador Perez drives in 2 as the Royals beat the Rays 4-2

Jul. 03, 2024 23:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Wacha allowed one run on two hits over six innings, Salvador Perez drove in a pair of runs and the Kansas City Royals got a spectacular defensive play from Kyle Isbel in the ninth to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Wednesday night. After reliever...

Lugo gets MLB-high 11th win and Perez powers Royals to 6-2 victory over Guardians

Jun. 30, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seth Lugo struck out 10 in six shutout innings to earn his major league-high 11th win, and Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Guardians 6-2 on Sunday. Bobby Witt Jr. had a run-scoring triple among his three hits...

Royals hit 4 home runs and send AL-leading Guardians to their 3rd straight loss, 10-3

Jun. 29, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez, Hunter Renfroe, Kyle Isbel and Vinnie Pasquantino homered to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 10-3 win over the AL-leading Cleveland Guardians on Friday night. Perez hit his 13th homer of the season in the second inning, a 447-foot shot over...

Perez highlights 5-run, 2-out rally in eighth with RBI double as Royals rally to beat Marlins, 5-1

Jun. 26, 2024 17:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez highlighted a five-run, two-out rally in the eighth inning with a go-ahead double down the left-field line, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Wednesday to pick up the series win. Angel Zerpa (1-0) got the...

Ragans strikes out 11 as Royals beat Marlins 4-1 for fourth win in 15 games

Jun. 25, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Ragans struck out 11 for his first win in a month, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Monday night for just their fourth win in 15 games. Vinnie Pasquantino, Salvador Perez and Hunter Renfroe hit solo homers off Roddery Muñoz...

Ragans strikes out 11 as Royals beat Marlins 4-1 for fourth win in 15 games

Jun. 24, 2024 23:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Ragans struck out 11 to win for the first time in a month, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Monday night for just their fourth win in 15 games. Vinnie Pasquantino, Salvador Perez and Hunter Renfroe hit solo homers off Roddery...

Freeman's 2-out RBI single in 8th inning lifts Dodgers past Royals 4-3

Jun. 15, 2024 01:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman lined a go-ahead, two-out RBI single into center in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night. Mookie Betts singled, took second on an errant pickoff throw by reliever Will Smith (0-3)...