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Mercer homers in rare Tigers’ rally, 6-4 win over Royals

Kansas City, Mo. — Jordy Mercer put the Tigers ahead with their third home run of the fourth inning, and Detroit overcame a three-run deficit in a victory for the first time this year by beating the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Thursday. Kansas City built a 3-0 lead in the second against Matthew ...

Soler extends Royals record with 40th HR in win vs Tigers

Kansas City, Mo. — Jorge Soler extended his team record with his 40th homer, Hunter Dozier and Alex Gordon had three hits each, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Wednesday night. The Royals are the last team in baseball history to have a player reach 40 home runs in a ...

Soler breaks KC home run record, Royals beat Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jorge Soler broke the Kansas City home run record with his 39th homer of the season and Ryan O’Hearn hit a game-ending home run to lift the Royals to a 6-5 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. O’Hearn sent the first pitch he saw from Zac Reininger in the ...

KU soccer jumps to No. 11 in national rankings

After another undefeated weekend, the University of Kansas women’s soccer team continued its climb in the NCAA Top 25 rankings, released by the United Soccer Coaches on Tuesday, checking in at No. 11. The ranking marked the highest for the Jayhawks in the coaches’ poll since 2014. Kansas, ...

Mondesi has big game in return from IL as Royals top O’s 6-4

Kansas City, Mo. (ap) — Adalberto Mondesi matched a career high with four hits and stole three bases in his return from the injured list, leading the Kansas City Royals past the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 on Sunday. Meibrys Viloria drove in the go-ahead run for the Royals with a two-out single in ...

Katie McClure notches lone goal in KU’s 1-0 win over FAU

They tried a few times prior, but the Kansas midfielders broke through in the 13th minute. A pass combination between sophomore forward Bri Amos and junior defender Isabella Cavalcante found senior forward Katie McClure in the box for an easy tap-in goal. “All I remember is (Cavalcante) ...

Royals load bases on 3 bunts, rally past Orioles 7-5

Kansas City, Mo. — Whit Merrifield hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after Kansas City loaded the bases on three bunts, and the Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 Saturday night. Bubba Starling hit his first homer at Kauffman Stadium after growing up about 30 miles ...

Jayhawks sweep Bob Timmons Classic

The Kansas cross-country teams made a clean sweep of team titles Saturday afternoon at Rim Rock Farm, as the men won the annual meet for the fourth straight season. The women's squad continued its winning tradition at the event, claiming the championship for the eighth straight time. The ...

Means wins back home, Alberto 5 hits as Orioles rout KC 14-2

Kansas City, Mo. — Local product John Means won back home with seven strong innings, Hanser Alberto got a career-high five hits and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 14-2 on Friday night. Pedro Severino had four of the Orioles' 21 hits in their highest-scoring game of the ...

Royals ownership agrees to sell club to KC-based group

Kansas City, Mo. — David Glass and his family had a very specific set of qualities they were searching for in a potential owner when they decided to put the Kansas City Royals on the market. They wanted an astute and successful businessman, someone with local ties who, perhaps most ...

Packers defeat Chiefs 27-20 in preseason finale

Green Bay, Wis. — One play stood out during the Packers' 27-20 win over the Chiefs on Thursday night in the teams' preseason finale. It happened on a dead ball in the fourth quarter. After Packers running back Dexter Williams scored the deciding touchdown with 6:24 to play and Sam Ficken ...

McClure lifts KU soccer past Memphis in ranked matchup

It only made sense that it was Katie McClure. Just days after the senior forward was named National Player of the Week, as well as Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, McClure delivered again to keep the Jayhawks undefeated. With 65 seconds remaining, McClure netted the game-winning goal to ...

Profar homers, A’s hold off Royals 9-8 to take 4-game series

Kansas City, Mo. — Bob Melvin had just burned through his bullpen to win a nip-and-tuck shootout against Kansas City on Thursday, and the Oakland A's manager leaned back in his chair and asked ruefully: "How many relievers did the Yankees use today?" He was joking, of course. Melvin knew ...

Dozier, O’Hearn homer as Royals rally to beat A’s, 6-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (ap) — Hunter Dozier homered before driving in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, Ryan O’Hearn also went deep and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Wednesday night. Tim Hill (2-0) tossed two perfect innings in relief of Jakob Junis for ...

Semien scores, has RBI as A’s shut down Royals 2-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Marcus Semien provided just enough early offense and Mike Fiers and three Oakland relievers combined to shut down the Kansas City Royals in a 2-1 victory Tuesday night. Semien had hits in his first two at-bats of the game, coming around to score in the first inning and ...

McClure nets 2 weekly honors after strong start to season

Following a four-goal, two-assist opening two matches of the 2019 regular season, Kansas senior forward Katie McClure picked up a pair of accolades. McClure was named the United Soccer Coaches Player of the Week for the first week of the 2019 season, the association announced Tuesday. On the ...

Oakland sets season highs for runs, hits in 19-4 win over KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Marcus Semien homered, tripled and drove in a career-high seven runs as the Oakland Athletics set season highs for runs and hits in a 19-4 thrashing of the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Jurickson Profar, Matt Chapman and Khris Davis also went deep for the A's, who ...

Indians lose to Royals, losing Ramírez with broken hand

Cleveland — Ryan O’Hearn led off the 10th inning with his second homer of the game, sending the Kansas City Royals to a wild 9-8 win Sunday over the Cleveland Indians, whose playoff hopes were rocked by losing third baseman Jose Ramírez to a broken right hand. The Indians tied it in the ...

KU soccer cruises to 6-0 win over Loyola-Chicago

As she’s done often over her career, Kansas senior forward Katie McClure caught the opposing team’s defense sleeping. McClure stole the ball in the midfield in the fourth minute, sent a through ball to senior midfielder Ceri Holland and converted off a Holland cross. Even amid pouring ...