Royals get shutout by Keuchel, Astros


HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. The performance comes after Keuchel (10-3) threw a six-hit shutout in a win over the New York Yankees in his previous start. Keuchel struck out seven and […]

Royals drop series opener at Houston


HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City’s four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 […]

Lynn helps Cardinals complete sweep Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — When Lance Lynn threw his final pitch Thursday for strike three to escape a jam, he turned toward center field and screamed something with adrenaline-fueled fervor. Was it rated PG? “I don’t remember,” he said, poker-faced. Whatever Lynn hollered, he earned his moment of triumph, pitching six shutout innings in his first […]