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Recap: Kansas City vs. Boston

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Mookie Betts went 4-for-5 with an RBI and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-3 in the opener of a three-game set. Hanley Ramirez smacked a solo homer among his two hits and two RBI, while Blake Swihart and Mike Napoli added a pair of hits, two RBI and a run scored apiece for Boston, which has won three of its last four games on the...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost passed Whitey Herzog for the most wins in franchise history on Tuesday night. Alcides Escobar had three hits and scored two runs and the Royals edged the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 to sweep a four-game set. The victory was Yost's 411th in Kansas City. Jeremy Guthrie (5-4) allowed two runs on seven hits over six...

Royals place Ventura on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals have placed right-handed pitcher Yordano Ventura on the 15-day disabled list with ulnar neuritis. The 24-year-old starter left his last start against St. Louis after just three innings when he experienced weakness in his right hand. He was expected to make another start Friday against Boston before it was announced he was headed to...

Recap: Kansas City vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Alcides Escobar drove in four runs as the Kansas City Royals continued to pound Milwaukee pitching in Wednesday's 10-2 rout of the Brewers. The Royals have now put up 25 runs in taking the first three meetings of this four-game, home-and-home set. Lorenzo Cain, Kendrys Morales and Omar Infante all had two hits and an RBI, and Escobar also collected two...

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar each knocked in two runs, and the Kansas City Royals held on for an 8-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers to give Ned Yost a sweet return to Miller Park. The Royals spotted Edinson Volquez an early 5-0 lead and were up 8-2 entering the ninth, then withstood a late charge from the home team to prevail in Yost's first game in...

Ned Yost Defends Royals in All Star Lead

By Josh Hamburger, 2 years 1 month ago
The Kansas City Royals are currently dominating the All Star vote, and a lot of people are not happy about that. Seven players are slated to make the starting All Star team, potentially with more if this voting surge continues. To many, it may seem ridiculous that so many players are making it from one team, even when there are plenty of other great choices. But that’s not how it...

Royals place Vargas on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals have placed left- handed pitcher Jason Vargas on the 15-day disabled list with a left flexor strain. Vargas had been scheduled to start for the Royals in Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Vargas is 5-2 with a 4.10 ERA in eight starts this season. To take Vargas' spot on the 25-man roster, the Royals recalled...

Recap: St. Louis vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Mark Reynolds' home run in the fifth inning led the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in the second of a three-game set. Matt Carpenter and Jason Heyward each drove in a run for the Cardinals, who have won three straight. Tyler Lyons (1-0) picked up his first win of the season as he allowed two runs on three hits with a walk and...

Kansas City Royals (33-23) at Minnesota Twins (33-25), 8:10 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals have the brooms ready for the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, as the AL Central rivals close out a three-game series from Target Field. The Royals have taken the first two meetings by close scores. posting a 3-1 win on Monday and a 2-0 decision last night. Kansas City, which is one game ahead of Minnesota for the division lead, received another...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer in a four-run opening frame, and Kansas City went on to best Minnesota by a 7-2 count in the finale of this three-game set. Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain and Eric Hosmer each drove in a run for the Royals, who swept the series and have taken four in a row overall. Edinson Volquez (5-4) struck out six over seven...