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Reyes hits 3-run homer, leads Indians to win over Royals

Cleveland — Franmil Reyes hit a three-run homer to help Cleveland beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Saturday night in a game in which the Indians lost third baseman José Ramírez to a right wrist injury. Reyes’ 30th homer of the season highlighted a four-run third inning against the ...

Hand, Lindor lead Indians past Royals 4-1 in Cleveland

Cleveland — Brad Hand bounced back from his recent struggles to record his 30th save, Francisco Lindor hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Friday night. The All-Star closer, who had blown three consecutive saves, gave up a leadoff single to ...

McClure’s hat trick propels KU soccer to 4-0 win in season opener

The Kansas women’s soccer team kicked off the season with a dominant 4-0 victory over Nebraska, which came Thursday night courtesy of a hat trick by senior forward Katie McClure at Rock Chalk Park. McClure wasted no time and struck almost as soon as the contest began, scoring her first goal ...

Orioles tie MLB record for HRs allowed, beat Royals 8-1

Baltimore — The Orioles tied a major league record by allowing their 258th home run this season but hit four of their own in an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Anthony Santander and Renato Núñez hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning for Baltimore, ...

Alberto’s HR gives Orioles 4-1 win over Royals, ending skid

Baltimore — Hanser Alberto hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles ended an eight-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Tuesday night. Royals reliever Jacob Barnes (1-2) sandwiched a pair of walks around two outs before Alberto ...

Lopez, Dini HRs carry Royals past skidding Orioles 5-4

Baltimore — Nicky Lopez and Nick Dini homered on successive pitches in the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals stretched Baltimore’s latest losing streak to eight games, defeating the Orioles 5-4 Monday night. Kansas City (45-80) won for only the sixth time in its last 22 games, and ...

Former KU golfer Conrad Roberts wins 8th city championship crown

There have been harder tournaments and more grueling challenges, but former University of Kansas golfer Conrad Roberts is back on top. Roberts won Sunday’s City of Lawrence Championship by firing a 6-under par 66 at Eagle Bend to hold off Mark Elliott (68) and Tyler Cummins (70) in an event ...

Steelers keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory

Pittsburgh — Mason Rudolph guided a long first-half touchdown drive to perhaps nudge ahead of Josh Dobbs in the race to be the backup behind Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 17-7 on Saturday night. Rudolph finished 10 of 15 for 77 yards while Dobbs ...

Mets beat Royals 4-1 behind 1B Alonso, pitcher deGrom

Kansas City, Mo. — Jacob deGrom pitched seven sharp innings and Pete Alonso put the New York Mets ahead with a two-run single in a 4-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Alonso got three hits and snapped a 1-all tie with two outs in the seventh when he rolled a ...

Kansas soccer earns exhibition draw vs. Omaha

The Kansas women’s soccer team unofficially opened the 2019 season with a 0-0 tie against Omaha in an exhibition match Friday night at Rock Chalk Park. The Jayhawks outshot the Mavericks 20-1 but could not put one in the back of the net to net the goal needed to break the scoreless ...

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Montgomery outpitched Noah Syndergaard, and the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought Friday night in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets. The hottest team in the majors until this week, the Mets have lost four of five after a 15-1 stretch propelled them ...

Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson kept quickly scraping through scoreless innings, even as his Royals counterpart was putting together a no-hit bid that was starting to set social media ablaze. St. Louis eventually cracked Brad Keller in spectacular fashion. Kansas City ...

Local tennis player claims bronze medal at USTA Summer National Tennis Championships

A local tennis player picked up a rare accomplishment in early August. Kinley VanPelt placed third in the 12-and-under division at the USTA Summer National Tennis Championships in Georgia. The tournament had 128 total participants in the field. Kinley went 6-1 during the event, with her lone ...

Flaherty goes 7 innings as Cardinals edge Royals 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jack Flaherty tossed seven innings of three-hit ball, Tommy Edman and Paul Goldschmidt drove in the only runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Tuesday night. Flaherty (6-6) struck out seven with a lone walk in his sixth consecutive stingy ...

Dozier, Soler each homer twice as Royals beat Tigers 10-2

DETROIT (ap) — Comerica Park’s spacious outfield has frustrated hitters many times over the years. It hasn’t been a big deal for Hunter Dozier and Jorge Soler this season. Dozier and Jorge Soler each homered twice Sunday, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 10-2 for a ...

Mahomes sharp as Chiefs rout Bengals in preseason opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (ap) — Patrick Mahomes picked up where he left off from his record-breaking debut as a starter, marching the Kansas City Chiefs downfield for a first-quarter touchdown in what became a 38-17 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday night. Mahomes did a bit ...

Montgomery records 12 Ks, Royals beat Tigers 7-0

DETROIT (ap) — Mike Montgomery finally got Kansas City a win, 11 years after being drafted by the Royals. The 30-year-old Montgomery struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings as the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0 Saturday. “It took a little while to get my first win as a Royal, but ...

Jackson wins in return to Tigers, beats Royals 5-2

DETROIT — Ten years later, Edwin Jackson still loves Detroit and Comerica Park. Friday night, the feeling was mutual. Jackson pitched neatly into the seventh inning in his return to Detroit, overcoming an inside-the-park home run and leading the Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Kansas City ...

Mercer’s game-ending homer gives Tigers 10-8 win

DETROIT — Jordy Mercer’s two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth gave the Detroit Tigers a 10-8 victory over Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. Travis Demeritte led off the ninth with his third walk of the game and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Jake Rogers. Mercer then hit a ...

Soler hits 2 long HRs, Royals beat Red Sox 6-2 to snap skid

BOSTON — Jorge Soler hit a pair of long two-run homers over the Green Monster, Jakob Junis pitched six effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped their seven-game losing streak by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-2 Tuesday night. Ryan O’Hearn also homered for Kansas City, which had ...