Mike Moustakas hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Detroit Tigers 8-5 on Sunday to earn a split of their four-game series.
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Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
Another rough start for Danny Duffy. So far this season vs. 2017, he isn't throwing strikes (pitches in the strike zone dropped from 55 to 47%) and his rate of swinging strikes has dropped from 12.5 to 9.6%. He's using his fastball more often, but his velocity is down even though the spin rate on his fastball is up from 2243 to 2346.
Nicholas Castellanos homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers routed the Kansas City Royals 12-4 on Saturday.
Detroit rookie first baseman Niko Goodrum dropped Jon Jay's grounder and then made a wild throw, allowing the tiebreaking run to score in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals snapped a nine-game losing streak, rallying past the Tigers 3-2 Friday...
JaCoby Jones homered with one out in the 10 inning Friday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the Royals in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Kansas City has lost nine straight.
Teoscar Hernandez had four hits, including a two-run home run, Curtis Granderson hit his ninth career grand slam and the Toronto Blue Jays routed Kansas City 15-5 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep of the Royals, losers of eight straight.
Luke Maile singled down the right-field line with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays walked off with a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night to sweep a rare doubleheader at Rogers Centre.
Yangervis Solarte homered and drove in four runs, Randal Grichuk also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 11-3 on Tuesday in the opener of a doubleheader.
Even moving indoors couldn't get the Blue Jays back on the field.
After ice shattered the windshield of a team bus, Royals reliever Blaine Boyer helped the driver, who was injured, steady the bus.
The Blue Jays' home game Monday against the Royals has been postponed because of weather-related damage to the Rogers Centre roof, including a large hole created by falling ice from the nearby CN Tower.
Weather forces the postponement of six MLB games on Sunday, including Shohei Ohtani's start with the Los Angeles Angels against the Kansas City Royals.
Mike Trout, Justin Upton and Luis Valbuena homered as the Los Angeles Angels won their seventh straight, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night with the final innings played with snow falling.
Albert Pujols homered and drove in three runs, Ian Kinsler had three hits and a sacrifice fly that scored Shohei Ohtani with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday night.
New Royals OF Tarik El-Abour is believed to be the first professional baseball player with autism.
Shohei Ohtani hit a bases-loaded triple in a five-run seventh inning to help the streaking Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Teams are still trying to pitch inside to Shohei Ohtani and he ripped a 97-mph fastball on the inside corner from Brandon Maurer into right-center for a bases-clearing triple -- the first time he's had a chance to showcase his plus speed as he made it easily. The Angels announcer brought up former Royals great Willie Wilson. Ohtani isn't THAT fast, but he can run. He's 1-for-3 with a walk so far.
Scott Servais reclined in a chair in the visiting clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium, a big smile on the Seattle manager's face, and spoke before the first reporter could ask a question.
Felix Hernandez pitched into the sixth inning, Guillermo Heredia homered and the Seattle Mariners bounced back from a blowout loss to Kansas City with an 8-3 rout of the Royals on Tuesday night.
A torn hip labrum led the Kansas City Royals to place Alex Gordon on the disabled list Tuesday. The team recalled Abraham Almonte from Triple-A to fill Gordon's spot on the roster.
The Royals romped to a 10-0 victory thanks in part to Jakob Junis, who carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning that caught his manager by surprise.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Alcides Escobar couldn't keep the ball in his glove in trying to make a diving stop on Dan Vogelbach's hard grounder up the middle and Jakob Junis' no-hit bid ends after 6.1 innings on the infield single.