CLEVELAND - Francisco Lindor put his defensive problems behind him on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Lindor homered twice and doubled twice for his third career four-hit game to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals, 6-2.Lindor hit solo ...
May 13, 2018
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Indians added a walk-off win to a streak that has had everything.Jay Bruce hit an RBI double in the 10th inning as the Indians rallied for their 22nd straight win to extend their American League record, ...
Sep 15, 2017
LAS TERRENAS, Dominican Republic - Dozens of children wearing blue T-shirts with the name "Ventura" emblazoned on the back gathered around a coastal home on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) to pay their respects to their idol: Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura. ...
Jan 24, 2017
NEW YORK - Kansas City Royals infield prospect Raul Mondesi was suspended for 50 games following a positive test for Clenbuterol, negotiating a 30-game reduction from the usual penalty for a banned steroid after providing evidence he ingested the drug in an ...
May 11, 2016
NEW YORK - Salvador Perez took foul balls of his mask, collarbone and fingers, and the Kansas City catcher kept on bouncing back, like some indestructible test dummy.No bruise was too painful.No ache was too much to overcome.Not only did ...
Nov 2, 2015
NEW YORK - Crown 'em, Kansas City!One agonizing step from ecstasy last season, this time the Royals reign after their latest incredible comeback and a go-ahead hit from maybe the most unlikely player in uniform.Christian Colon singled home the ...
Nov 2, 2015
NEW YORK - The kids were all right and much, much more. If only the rest of the Mets were as reliable as their rookies on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), New York might be all square in this World Series.Michael Conforto ...
Nov 1, 2015
NEW YORK - Alex Rios' apparent math mistake didn't add up to a World Series loss for Kansas City.The Royals right fielder settled under Curtis Granderson's third-inning fly ball to short right field, seemingly ready for ...
Nov 1, 2015
NEW YORK - Raul A. Mondesi made history when he came to the plate Friday night (Saturday, Manila time). He only wishes he'd made contact, too.The 20-year-old Kansas City infielder became the first player to make his major ...
Oct 31, 2015
NEW YORK - Two balls launched over the wall, one fired over an opponent's head and just like that, David Wright and the New York Mets are right back in this World Series.Wright homered and drove in four runs, Curtis ...
Oct 31, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Johnny Cueto smothered the New York Mets with another big October outing. And the pesky Kansas City Royals kept fouling off Jacob deGrom's best pitches, wearing him down with persistence and prowess.Cueto never faltered. And as ...
Oct 29, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Alcides Escobar started the World Series with a jolt. Five hours later, he ended the longest opener ever with a jump - into the arms of his joyous Kansas City Royals teammates.Saved by Alex Gordon's tying home ...
Oct 28, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Anyone arriving a little early to a New York Mets game this season has probably witnessed "The Walk."Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom or another emerging ace striding in from the bullpen following pregame warmups, with pitching coach Dan Warthen ...
Oct 27, 2015
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KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The groundwork for back-to-back World Series runs by the Kansas City Royals began on a cold December day in 2010 when they traded perhaps the game's best pitcher.Back then, the Royals were devoid of ...
Oct 25, 2015
YOENIS Cespedes launching long drives, Lorenzo Cain dashing to catch them. Noah Syndergaard zinging 100 mph heat, Alcides Escobar trying to catch up.The pitching-rich New York Mets, boosted by Daniel Murphy's power surge. The plucky Kansas City Royals, ...
Oct 25, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Lorenzo Cain raced in from the outfield about as fast as he had raced around the bases, hurrying to join the rest of the Kansas City Royals as they streamed onto the diamond in celebration.There was Eric Hosmer, ...
Oct 24, 2015
TORONTO - Ben Zobrist and the relentless Kansas City Royals showed they can play home run derby, too. And with one more win, they'll have a chance to show off their power in a return trip to the World Series.Zobrist ...
Oct 21, 2015
TORONTO - Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson and the slugging Toronto Blue Jays were eager to return to their homer dome after dropping the first two games of the AL Championship Series in Kansas City.They showed everyone why.The Blue Jays came out ...
Oct 20, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Kansas City Royals kept waiting for Blue Jays ace David Price to give them some hope.It turned out to be Toronto's leaky defense that provided it.After managing one hit over six innings, Ben Zobrist&# ...
Oct 18, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Edinson Volquez gave the Blue Jays another reason to rue him on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).The Royals right-hander combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, Salvador Perez hit a soaring home run off Toronto starter ...
Oct 17, 2015
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