• Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer bunts during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, July 25, 2016. Hosmer reached second base on a throwing error by Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Hector Santiago on the play. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Four-run first costs Kennedy, Royals in 6-2 loss to Angels

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — By the time Ian Kennedy made the necessary adjustments, the Kansas City Royals were down four runs.

  • Correction: Closing Guantanamo-Kansas story

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a story July 22 about Kansas’ attorney general suing the Department of Defense over a freedom of information request, The Associated Press misidentified the rank of department spokeswoman Valerie D. Henderson. She is a lieutenant colonel, not a lieutenant.

  • White House press secretary Josh Earnest, who is a big Kansas City Royals baseball team fan, watches as Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost holds up a jersey during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Royals team members Salvador Perez, left, and Eric Hosmer, second from left, watch. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Obama honors Royals at White House after 3 decades gap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are going to have to work on their nicknames as far as President Barack Obama is concerned. Everything else was looking pretty good though as he honored the 2015 World Series champions at the White House on Thursday, describing them as one of the “grittiest, most complete teams we’ve seen in a long time.”