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Royals evaluate stadium options, downtown ballpark possible

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With a decade left on their lease at Kauffman Stadium, the Kansas City Royals are evaluating their options and owner John Sherman said Tuesday one of those could be a new downtown ballpark. The Royals are tied to the 53-year-old stadium, named after founder Ewing ...

Isbel has go-ahead single in 8th, Royals beat Twins 5-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Isbel drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday. Adalberto Mondesi homered for the Royals and Whit Merrifield had three hits, including a pair of doubles. A quartet of relievers ...

Polanco homers twice as Twins hit 5 in 9-2 win over Royals

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit two of Minnesota's five home runs, Michael Pineda pitched five strong innings in his return to the rotation and the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Saturday night. Byron Buxton homered for the second straight day, and Nick Gordon and Max Kepler ...

Benintendi pushes Royals past Twins in 11th with 2nd homer

MINNEAPOLIS — Andrew Benintendi had four hits and two home runs, the last a two-run shot in the 11th to send the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Benintendi had five RBIs in his second multi-homer game of the season in Minnesota. He’s driven in ...

Orioles tie up series with 7-3 win over Royals

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins homered for the third consecutive game and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Tuesday night. DJ Stewart and Austin Hays also connected for Baltimore, which evened the four-game series at one apiece. "I did like how we swung the bat ...

Royals’ Perez giving fans reason to watch September baseball

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In retrospect, the Chicago White Sox probably should have walked Salvador Perez with first base open in the first inning of a scoreless game Sunday, even if it would have gone against just about every traditional baseball strategy. Instead of loading the bags, though, ...