Posts Tagged Kansas City

Blanton has rough 1st inning as Royals lose to Twins, 5-3

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Joe Blanton throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Joe Blanton had a bad first inning and that was enough to doom the Kansas City Royals

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Second-place Twins beat AL Central-leading Royals, 2-0

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson wipes away sweat after loading the bases during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With his pitch count well into triple-digits and the Twins clinging to a one-run lead, even Kyle Gibson thought Paul Molitor was going to bring in a reliever for him.

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Royals’ Hosmer back in lineup after ring finger sprain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was back in the starting lineup Thursday night after missing a three-game sweep at the hands of Houston with a sprained right ring finger.

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