NewsSeptember.15.18

Royals win 8-4 with walk-off grand slam

Salvador Perez capped Kansas City’s five-run ninth inning with a game-ending grand slam, lifting the Royals to an 8-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. Rosell Herrera sparked the winning rally with a one-out double off Trevor Hildenberger (4-4), who took over as Minnesota’s...

Salvador Perez capped Kansas City’s five-run ninth inning with a game-ending grand slam, lifting the Royals to an 8-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. Rosell Herrera sparked the winning rally with a one-out double off Trevor Hildenberger (4-4), who took over as Minnesota’s closer after Fernando Rodney was traded to Oakland last month. Whit Merrifield followed with an RBI single and advanced to third on Adalberto Mondesi’s base hit. Manager Paul Molitor then put in Logan Forsythe, giving the Twins five infielders, and Alex Gordon was intentionally walked to load the bases. But Perez thwarted the strategy with...

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NewsSeptember.11.18

Royals seek consecutive wins against White Sox

The Kansas City Royals will go for back-to-back wins when they host the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night in the second installment of a three-game series. Kansas City (48-95) is coming off a wild 4-3 win in 10 innings in the series opener. The Royals had a runner on second base when Alcides Esc...

The Kansas City Royals will go for back-to-back wins when they host the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night in the second installment of a three-game series. Kansas City (48-95) is coming off a wild 4-3 win in 10 innings in the series opener. The Royals had a runner on second base when Alcides Escobar laid down a sacrifice bunt. White Sox reliever Jeanmar Gomez fired an errant throw to third base to try to catch the lead runner, Brian Goodwin, who instead headed home for the winning run. The tough ending marked the sixth loss in a row for Chicago (56-88). White Sox right-hander Dylan Covey (5-12, 5.44 ERA) will make his 18th start of...

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NewsSeptember.06.18

One Royals star promised a young fan a homer. Why section 230 went crazy when he hit it

Salvador Perez stopped his pregame workout at Royals manager Ned Yost’s request. There was someone there to see him. It was two hours before the Royals’ game against Cleveland on Friday, and when Perez made his way up the clubhouse steps, he quickly saw an old friend. Colin Couch,...

Salvador Perez stopped his pregame workout at Royals manager Ned Yost’s request. There was someone there to see him. It was two hours before the Royals’ game against Cleveland on Friday, and when Perez made his way up the clubhouse steps, he quickly saw an old friend. Colin Couch, a 21-year-old from Olathe who has cerebral palsy and is in a wheelchair, was waiting for him. The two embraced before Perez offered a promise. “Homer! Homer! Tonight for you,” the Royals catcher said. “I got you.”   Salvy made a promise to hit a home run for this fan before tonight's game... pic.twitter.c...

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NewsAugust.17.18

After a long night, Royals’ Salvador Perez was only up for a mini Salvy Splash

Royals catcher Salvador Perez was tired.   Thursday’s game against the Blue Jays started more than two hours later than scheduled as storms passed through Kansas City. Perez played all nine innings behind the plate* and threw out a would-be Toronto base stealer* in the second inning...

Royals catcher Salvador Perez was tired.   Thursday’s game against the Blue Jays started more than two hours later than scheduled as storms passed through Kansas City. Perez played all nine innings behind the plate* and threw out a would-be Toronto base stealer* in the second inning.   *No surprise on either count   The final out of the 6-2 victory came early Friday morning, so there wasn’t a spring in the step of most people.   After the game, Fox Sports Kansas City’s Joel Goldberg interviewed Rosell Herrera, who started at second base and collected three hits and drove...

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