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Bogaerts has 4 hits, Red Sox beat Royals 7-4

Aug. 06, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Xander Bogaerts had four hits, Alex Verdugo doubled twice and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Friday night. Verdugo had three hits as Boston evened the four-game series at a win apiece. Josh Winckowski (5-5) allowed one run on five hits...

Perez's 3-run homer in 7th lifts Royals over Red Sox 7-3

Aug. 04, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a line drive, three-run homer run to break open a close game and finished with four RBIs, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 7-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night. Perez's blast in the seventh inning appeared to hit the wall...

Royals send Whit Merrifield to Blue Jays for 2 players

Aug. 02, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield said last month he might be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 if it meant playing for a team in contention, even though he had refused to get the shot while playing for the last-place Kansas City Royals. He'll have to make that...

Perez, Merrifield homer, Royals edge White Sox 2-1

Aug. 02, 2022 00:39 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Salvador Perez and Whit Merrifield hit solo home runs, Daniel Lynch took a shutout into the sixth inning in his return from the injured list and the Kansas City Royals edged the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Monday night for their second straight win. Perez launched a...

Perez's HR off Holmes in 9th leads Royals over Yanks 8-6

Jul. 31, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer off All-Star closer Clay Holmes in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 8-6 Sunday to avoid being swept in the season series. Whit Merrifield walked with one out — Holmes’ eighth walk in his...

Aaron Judge 2nd fastest to 200 HRs, Yankees beat Royals 8-2

Jul. 30, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge became the second-fastest player in major league history to reach 200 career home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Saturday. “Excited to get that one out of the way,” Judge said. “Me and (Aaron Hicks) were kind of...

Judge hits grand slam for 41st HR, Yanks rally past Royals

Jul. 30, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no sorcery to Aaron Judge's recent success, although it looks that way, even close up. “Just takes the magic wand and does his thing,” Yankees ace Gerrit Cole said. No doubt, this is Judge's show. He added a new trick Friday night, too —...

Royals' Salvador Perez homers vs Yanks in return from injury

Jul. 29, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star slugger Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the Kansas City Royals on Friday night in his return from the injured list before the New York Yankees rallied for an 11-5 win. Last year's major league home run champion batted third as the...

Judge's 3rd walk-off HR of year lifts Yanks over Royals 1-0

Jul. 29, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge is turning walk-off home runs into a routine. Judge hit his major league-leading 39th home run for his third walk-off long ball this season, lifting the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals 1-0 Thursday night. New York was held to...

Royals' trade of Benintendi could be just the start

Jul. 28, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals could have waited until closer to the trade deadline to deal All-Star outfielder Andrew Benintendi, perhaps getting a slightly better offer in the process, but consummating their move with the Yankees for three pitching prospects late Wednesday provided one...