• Kansas City Royals' Cheslor Cuthbert celebrates as he crosses the plate after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Friday, July 22, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Darvish solid, Duffy better as Rangers lose to Royals, 3-1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rangers manager Jeff Banister was reasonably happy with what Yu Darvish showed him in his third start since coming off the disabled list from a shoulder ailment.

  • Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Ian Kennedy during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Naquin, Carrasco send Indians to 11-4 romp over Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the span of three innings, the Indians’ Tyler Naquin homered to left field, sent a two-run double down the right-field line and connected on a three-run homer over the center-field wall.

  • Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Ian Kennedy during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Royals roughed up by Tyler Naquin, Indians in 11-4 loss

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ian Kennedy served up four home runs while striking out eight batters, all in less than five innings, which led the Royals pitcher to sum up his performance quite succinctly.