When Chancey Larson was a senior in high school, he decided to enter the Kaw Valley Rodeo as a local participant.
Cole Hamels allowed one unearned run in 5 1/3 innings, Nomar Mazara and Adrian Beltre homered and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Saturday night.
Koal Livingston set a score that might last throughout the weekend during Night 1 of the Kaw Valley Rodeo on Thursday at Wells Arena.
WASHINGTON — The Kansas City Royals are going to have to work on their nicknames as far as President Barack Obama is concerned.
Eight-time world champion Joe Beaver headlines the Kaw Valley Rodeo’s, which gets underway tonight at Wells Arena in CiCo Park.
The next Manhattan High baseball season won’t start until April, but the Indians used this week to take the first step toward next year.
In the span of three innings, the Indians’ Tyler Naquin homered to left field, sent a two-run double down the right-field line and connected on a three-run homer over the center-field wall. Talk about using all fields.
The Kansas City Royals’ search for a fifth starter evidently will continue after two of the favorites for the job did little to help their cause Tuesday.
Jarrod Dyson hit a grand slam that capped a seven-run rally in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals broke loose after Corey Kluber cramped up, topping the Cleveland Indians 7-3 Monday night.
The Manhattan Manko 17ers finished their season on Sunday with a 12-1 win over the Cavaliers at the Johnson County Community College Showcase.
DETROIT — Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s drive to right field sailed toward the wall, and the Detroit catcher immediately raised his right arm in celebration.
DETROIT — Salvador Perez singled, doubled, scored a run and drew two of Kansas City’s seven walks as the Royals eased to an 8-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
The Manhattan Manko 17ers picked up a win at the Johnson County Community College Showcase on Saturday, beating Blue Valley Reds, 6-2.
The World Series champion Royals are stuck in no-man’s land, close enough to contention to keep fighting yet far enough behind the race that going all-in at the trade deadline would be a fool’s gambit.
The 17ers allowed two runs but got out of a bases-loaded jam with two outs to win 7-6 in their final weekday game of the summer.
SAN DIEGO — Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.
Of the many aspects Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers manager Steve Disbrow has emphasized to his team this season, minimizing damage has been a stronger one.
The first inning was anything but strong. Robinson Cano and Adam Lind then homered in a five-run seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners held off the Royals 8-5 on Sunday.
Thanks in part to Josh Bussmann’s complete-game effort Saturday afternoon in Wamego, the 17ers got both en route to a 7-2 win over Building Champions Kisner in the final game of the showcase portion of the K-State Super 16 tournament.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez picked a perfect time for his first pickoff of the season.
With a yearly event and a center that have quickly outgrown themselves, the No Stone Unturned Foundation has no choice but to plan for the future.
In Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers coach Steve Disbrow’s mind, there wasn’t any carryover or leftover lethargy from Thursday’s walkoff loss heading into Friday afternoon’s matchup with Building Champions Cope.
Victory seemed imminent for the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers Thursday at Tointon Family Stadium.
The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed in the Lake Shawnee Freedom Festival in Topeka last weekend.
Michael Saunders hit a solo home run in the fourth inning and singled home the winning run in the eighth as Toronto completed a three-game sweep of Kansas City, beating the Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night.
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