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Soler hits 2 HRs, again, as Royals beat White Sox 4-3

Jul. 26, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler hit two home runs for the second straight game and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to six games with a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Mike Minor (8-8) gave the Royals their fifth quality start...

Keller, Royals complete season sweep of Brewers with 6-3 win

Jul. 21, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brad Keller is doing his part to make sure the Kansas City Royals withstand the injuries that have decimated their starting rotation. Keller earned his first win in over six weeks Wednesday to help the Royals complete a season sweep of the Milwaukee...

Royals top Brewers 5-2; early start for fans to watch Bucks

Jul. 20, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan O’Hearn and Jorge Soler homered as the Kansas City Royals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Tuesday in a game that began early to give local fans a chance to watch their team in the NBA Finals. The start time was moved up four hours at American...

Pérez's RBI single caps 4-run 9th as Royals beat Reds 7-6

Jul. 07, 2021 00:58 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Pérez’s walk-off single capped Kansas City's four-run rally as the Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 Tuesday night. The Royals scored six runs off the Reds’ bullpen in the final two innings and Pérez got his third game-ending...

Maeda, Polanco lead Twins past Royals 6-2 to stop skid

Jul. 04, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kenta Maeda struck out a season-best 10 in six scoreless innings, Jorge Polanco homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Sunday to halt a five-game losing streak. “I think all my pitches were working today,” Maeda...

Dozier, Olivares lead Royals to 6-3 comeback win over Twins

Jul. 03, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals manager Mike Matheny gazed across the happy Kansas City clubhouse Saturday as, one by one, each of his players pointed to a teammate and praised them for a job well done. Must have taken a while. Just about everybody had a hand in their...

Mondesi 464-foot HR helps Royals beat Boston 5-3, stop skid

Jun. 19, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi hit a 464 foot three-run homer, Salvador Pérez added his 18th home run this season, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Friday night for only their second win in their last 13 games. ...

Razorbacks' Kopps wins Howser Trophy as top college player

Jun. 18, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas' Kevin Kopps won the Dick Howser Trophy as the top player in college baseball Friday, making him the first relief pitcher to receive the award. Kopps, who had Tommy John surgery in 2018, was the star pitcher for a Razorbacks team ranked No. 1...

Tigers lose 2 pitchers to injuries, end 3-game skid, beat KC

Jun. 15, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit starter Matthew Boyd and reliever Alex Lange both exited with injuries and the Tigers still ended a three-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Willi Castro, Robbie Grossman and Niko Goodrum homered for...

Olson, A's rough up Kowar as Athletics romp past Royals 11-2

Jun. 12, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson had four hits, including his 16th home run, and the Oakland Athletics roughed up Kansas City rookie Jackson Kowar in romping past the Royals 11-2 on Saturday. Matt Chapman also connected and drove in three runs. Skye Bolt added his...