TORONTO (AP) - 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.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Trevone Boykin threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns, the second a 55-yard strike to Josh Doctson with 1:10 left in the game, and second-ranked TCU rallied from a big halftime deficit to beat Kansas State 52-45 on Saturday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Collin McHugh and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals at their own game Thursday night, relying on sharp pitching and stingy defense for a 5-2 victory in the opener of their AL Division Series. McHugh (1-0) allowed four hits, including a pair of solo homers by Kendrys Morales, while pitching around a 49-minute rain delay. The right-hander lasted six innings before turning the game over to his bullpen, which scattered three runners over the final three frames. Tony Sipp, Will Harris and Oliver Perez got the game to Luke Gregerson, part of Oakland's ...
MINNEAPOLIS- With a 6-1 victory over the Twins on Sunday, the Royals officially clinched the American League's best record, giving them home-field advantage throughout the postseason. The Royals are now off until Thursday, when they will open the best-of-five American League Division Series at home against the winner of the AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser. The Wild Card Game will be played between the Astros and Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.
October 05, 2015|
CHICAGO- Eric Hosmer smashed a two-run homer in the 10th inning off White Sox closer David Robertson and the Royals clinched the No. 2 seed and home-field advantage in the American League Division Series with a 5-3 win on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
October 01, 2015|
CHICAGO- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who tossed a one-hit shutout in his previous outing, came back with seven strong innings allowing just two runs, and Adam Eaton slammed a two-run homer as the White Sox held off the Royals for a 4-2 win on Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
September 30, 2015|