Kansas City Royals slugger Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench’s record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th in a 7-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Thursday. Perez hit a two-run homer in the first inning, matching Bench’s total from 1970 for the most by a player who played at least 75% of his team’s games at catcher. Perez is tied with Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for the major league lead in homers and also leads the bigs with 112 RBIs.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:29 pm
It became clear over the last few months and going through the draft it’s probably the right thing to do for our organization at this time. The front office has evolved immensely. Moore continued to discuss the expansion and growth of the front office.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 4:13 pm
The Dow Jones Industrial Average remains at record highs at the start of September, as the current stock market rally continues. The best Dow Jones stocks to buy and watch in September 2021 are Apple, Boeing, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Nike.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 4:02 pm
Here are the top home run seasons in Royals minor league history. Kit Pellow, 1999, Omaha (Triple-A) – 35 Pellow is kind of a real-life Crash Davis. The Olathe-native was drafted by the Royals out of the University of Arkansas and mashed right away.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:59 pm
Time is running short for the Oakland A’s if they are going to claim one of the American League wild-card spots. They need to win series — if not sweep them — every chance they get in order to pass the three teams in front of them. Oakland (78-67) will have a chance to claim a three-game seriesagainst the Kansas City Royals when the set concludes with a Thursday matinee.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:22 pm
Oakland Athletics (78-67, second in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (66-79, fourth in the AL Central) Kansas City, Missouri; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Paul Blackburn (0-2, 5.24 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Royals: Daniel Lynch (4-4, 5.33 ERA, 1.61 WHIP, 44 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Royals +107, Athletics -125; over/under is 9 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics travel to play the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 7:48 am
Matt Olson belts a two-run homer in 12-10 A’s win
Posted: September 16, 2021, 5:38 am
Condensed Game: The Royals erased a seven-run deficit and took the lead on Salvador Perez’s three-run homer in the 6th en route to a 10-7 wi
Posted: September 15, 2021, 5:26 am
There are no worries right now for the position we have.”
Posted: September 15, 2021, 5:08 am
A’s manager Bob Melvin offered a positive progress report on starter Chris Bassitt.
Posted: September 14, 2021, 11:50 pm
Kyle Isbel drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday. Adalberto Mondesi homered for the Royals and Whit Merrifield had three hits, including a pair of doubles. Jake Brentz (4-2) struck out two in the seventh, Josh Staumont worked out of a jam in the eighth and Scott Barlow finished for his 12th save.
Posted: September 12, 2021, 10:07 pm
Micah Henry highlights eight players to target in points leagues. (Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 12, 2021, 10:42 am
Jorge Polanco hit two of Minnesota’s five home runs, Michael Pineda pitched five strong innings in his return to the rotation and the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Saturday night. Byron Buxton homered for the second straight day, and Nick Gordon and Max Kepler also went deep for Minnesota, which has won five of seven. Polanco had three hits in his third multi-homer game of the season.
Posted: September 12, 2021, 2:40 am