| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:35 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Justin Morneau and Josh Willingham each hit tworun homers, Trevor Plouffe also went deep and the Minnesota Twins held off the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night.
Cole De Vries (1-1) lasted five shaky innings to pick up his...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nick Blackburn shook off a slow start and pitched five effective innings, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Justin Morneau hit a go-ahead, two-run single with two out in the fifth as...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:17 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Erik Bedard pitched seven solid innings, Neil Walker had three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night for their 10th victory in the last 13 games.
Bedard (4-6) allowed two runs and...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Andrew McCutchen homered and drove in three runs, A.J. Burnett won his fifth consecutive start and the Pittsburgh Pirates finished their first sweep of an AL team in more than a decade by beating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday.
McCutchen hit an RBI...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 6:37 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — With a left-hander on the mound, the Kansas City Royals didn’t want to throw Andrew McCutchen a strike.
“We didn’t care if we walked him,” manager Ned Yost said.
Sound strategy, poor execution.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Luke Hochevar tossed his second career shutout, Eric Hosmer homered and Yuniesky Betancourt drove in three runs to lead the Kansas City Royals to an 8-0 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.
Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon both had three hits...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Luis Mendoza allowed one run over a career-high eight innings, Salvador Perez homered, and the Kansas City Royals won their fourth straight, hanging on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Friday night.
Yuniesky Betancourt, Billy Butler and Eric Hosmer...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Luis Mendoza allowed one run over a career-high eight innings, Salvador Perez homered, and the Kansas City Royals won their fourth straight, hanging on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Friday night.
Yuniesky Betancourt, Billy Butler...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Trevor Plouffe homered twice, Josh Willingham and Drew Butera had one each and the Minnesota Twins came back from four runs down to take a big lead, then held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 10-8 Sunday.
With one run already across in the sixth,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:11 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Joe Mauer will be representing the Minnesota Twins at the All-Star Game. Josh Willingham, however, might be the team’s most valuable player at this point.
He came through again in the clutch Sunday.
Trevor Plouffe homered...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Luke Hochevar won for the third time in four starts after leaving the game with a sprained ankle, Eric Hosmer had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Blue Jays 9-6 on Thursday night.
All-Star Billy Butler snapped a season-long 0-for-24...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Yuniesky Betancourt almost hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the ninth inning for the Kansas City Royals against the Detroit Tigers.
Comerica Park was too big, though, and Austin Jackson too fast.
The Royals scored three runs in the final...