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Eric Hosmer tallied two hits with two runs scored and the Kansas City Royals used a four-run eighth inning to capture a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros in the middle test of a three-game set.
Matt Dominguez launched a three-run home run in the fourth inning that proved to be the difference as the Houston Astros topped the Kansas City Royals, 6-5, in the opener of a three-game set from Minute Maid Park Dominguez and Jimmy Paredes had two hits apiece to pace Houston, which won for the third time in five tries after dropping six in a row.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a leadoff home run in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Buddy Baumann : Activated from the DL and assigned to NWA from Omaha on 5/12. Then promoted to Omaha on 5/18. He's pitched 6 innings of scoreless ball between two.
Kansas City Royals' Ervin Santana works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Oakland, Calif.
I still strongly dislike the trade, and he would be better in right field today than Francoeur.
May 11, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; New York Yankees left fielder Vernon Wells runs the bases after hitting a 2 run home run in the fifth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
Toronto Blue Jays Jose Reyes, who twisted his left ankle during a Friday game, watches from the dugout during the second inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, April 13, 2013.
Ewing Kauffman had been in poor health. He worried about what would happen to the Kansas City Royals once he was gone.
The Storm Chasers were victorious in their return to Werner Park. Justin Marks picked up his first Triple-A win.
Last night in Anaheim, a strange thing happened. A strange thing that seemed to validate this media report from before the game: Watching Angels lefty Jason Vargas baffle the Royals on a series of pitches not even in the strike zone Tuesday night pushed manager Ned Yost into action mode.
Every baseball city should have a broadcaster like Fred White. He had a 40-year association with the Kansas City Royals , calling their games on the radio with Denny Matthews from 1973 to 1998, and was at the mic for most of the greatest moments in franchise history.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia saw the direction Barry Enright's night was going and he wasn't about to give the right-hander any more rope.
The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court against the diocese, Bishop Robert Finn and the Rev.