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Alex Gordon - Jordan Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
May 19, 2017 - 11:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Pinch hitter Kennys Vargas launched a tying, two-run homer in the ninth inning and Jorge Polanco hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th, lifting the Minnesota Twins over the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night. Polanco lofted a soft liner to left field and Joe Mauer beat Alex...
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USA Today
May 19, 2017 - 2:35 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Aric Almirola has been advised he could miss up to three months of the NASCAR season with a fractured vertebra. Almirola says he'll heed his doctor warnings and not rush his way back to a race car, which could take eight to 12 weeks. He also says doctors warned him that further...
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Mike Moustakas - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
May 18, 2017 - 11:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy tossed seven innings of three-hit ball, Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 5-1 on Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Duffy (3-3) struck out a season-best 10 while walking two and earning his first...
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Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
May 17, 2017 - 11:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run fourth inning, the Yankees piled up 16 hits and New York rolled to an 11-7 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Michael Pineda (4-2) allowed three runs and six hits with two walks over six-plus innings...
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Ted Woodward
May 17, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Wichita State baseball team closed out the home portion of its season with a 3-2 win over Kansas State on Tuesday evening at Eck Stadium. Kansas State scored two early runs, but WSU was able to tie it up 2-2 on a two-run single by rightfielder Luke Ritter chopped over the...
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Whit Merrifield - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
May 16, 2017 - 10:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gary Sanchez hit a three-run homer, Chris Carter added a two-run shot and CC Sabathia got back on track as the New York Yankees rolled to a 7-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Pitching on six days' rest, Sabathia (3-2) went 6 2/3 shutout innings to win...
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Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports
May 16, 2017 - 4:15 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The American Athletic Conference has extended the contract of Commissioner Mike Aresco through June 2022. The conference announced the deal Monday. Aresco became commissioner in 2012 and led the conference through a tumultuous transition from the Big East to the American. He...
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USA Today
May 15, 2017 - 2:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Texas say rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped injury after being robbed last weekend. The Smith County, Texas, Sheriff's Office says Mahomes and three other victims were stepping from a vehicle on a driveway outside Tyler on Friday night...
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