Lorenzo Cain hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning after a checked-swing call went his way on a close two-strike pitch, leading the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Sunday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sano homered and drew the third bases-loaded walk for Minnesota during a dreadful seventh inning for Kansas City's bullpen as Ervin Santana and the Twins beat the Royals 7-1 on Monday for their first opening victory in nine years.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit two home runs and a double, Ian Kennedy pitched eight sharp innings and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to seven games, beating the Twins 10-0 Saturday night.
UNDATED (AP) — The Kansas City Royals raised their championship flag and then topped the team they beat in the World Series. The Royals held off the National League champion Mets 4-3 in their opener at Kauffman Stadium.
Minneapolis, MN (Learfield Wire Services) - Joey King nailed six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 as the Minnesota Golden Gophers pulled away from Missouri-Kansas City 76-58 in Friday’s season opener.