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MLB suspends 6 in Royals-White Sox brawl

By The Sports Network, 1 week 7 hours ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Major League Baseball has suspended six players involved in Thursday's brawl between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox. The Royals had four players suspended. Starting pitcher Yordano Ventura received a seven-game ban, starting pitcher Edinson Volquez was suspended five games and reliever Kelvin Herrera and outfielder Lorenzo Cain each received...

5 ejected after Royals, White Sox brawl

By The Sports Network, 1 week 2 days ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Starting pitchers Yordano Ventura and Chris Sale were among five players ejected following a benches-clearing brawl at the conclusion of the seventh inning of Thursday's game between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox. The incident was ignited when Ventura snared a comebacker from Chicago's Adam Eaton and yelled an expletive at the White Sox...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 week 3 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Pelfrey and two Twins relievers combined for a six-hit shutout as Minnesota salvaged its three-game series in Kansas City with a 3-0 win over the Royals. Pelfrey (1-0) scattered five hits and two walks, while Casey Fien and Glen Perkins each tossed a scoreless inning of relief to finish off the shutout. Brian Dozier went 2-for-4 with an RBI and...

Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for throwing at Lawrie

By The Sports Network, 1 week 4 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Major League Baseball has suspended Kansas City Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined pitcher Yordano Ventura for retaliating against Oakland's Brett Lawrie over the weekend. Lawrie drew the ire of Kansas City when his hard slide to break up a double play injured Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar in Friday's series opener. After missing...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 week 4 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Moustakas drove in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday. Moustakas also hit a two-run homer, and Alex Gordon added a solo blast for the Royals, who have won three straight games. Joe Mauer and Kurt Suzuki each had two hits and an RBI for Minnesota...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 1 week 5 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kendrys Morales and Paulo Orlando each knocked in two runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 in the opener of a three-game series. Salvador Perez went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored for the Royals, who improved to 10-3 on the young season. Edinson Volquez (2-1) allowed one run on five hits while striking out five and walking...

Royals send closer Holland to DL

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 7 hours ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals have placed All- Star closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list due to a right pectoral strain. Holland, the anchor of a Kansas City bullpen that carried the Royals to a surprise World Series appearance last season, did pitch in Friday's 6-4 win over Oakland. The standout right-hander needed just 10 pitches to throw a...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - And then there were none. Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins handed the Kansas City Royals their first loss of the season with a 3-1 win on Wednesday night. Arcia's blast came in the fourth inning off Royals starter Edinson Volquez and broke a 1-1 tie. Kyle Gibson (1-1) continued his success against the Royals. He gave up...

Rios out indefinitely with fractured hand

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 4 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Rios is sidelined indefinitely with a fracture in his left hand. Rios suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in Monday's 12-3 win over Minnesota. He will be placed on the disabled list and a move to replace his roster spot will be made prior to the Royals' game on Wednesday. The veteran is...