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.
The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers had a wild night of offense on Tuesday, scoring 10 runs on Emporia Post 5 in one inning on the way to a 19-7 win in Emporia.
Josh Donaldson hit two solo home runs, Troy Tulowitzki had a three-run blast and the Toronto Blue Jays connected four times off Young to beat Kansas City 8-3 on Tuesday night.
The 41st installment of the Kaw Valley Rodeo is set for July 21-23 at Wells Arena in CiCo Park in Manhattan.
The 9-and-under Manhattan Wildcats are holding a tryout for a competitive baseball team for the fall 2016 and 2017 seasons.
The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team played in the Lake Shawnee Freedom Festival in Topeka over the weekend.
Aaron Sanchez overcame flu-like symptoms to work eight innings and win his eighth straight decision, Josh Donaldson and Darwin Barney each hit two-run singles in a four-run seventh and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Volquez and the Royals 6-2.
PHILADELPHIA — Yordano Ventura got a costly hit. He sprained his right ankle running the bases in a short outing as the Kansas City Royals lost 7-2 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA — Danny Duffy pitched deeper than he ever had in a game while Kendrys Morales continued to hit like he has in the last two weeks.
Kansas City won for the fourth time in five games and took the two-city, four-game series three games to one.
When Post 5 picked up the pace, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers couldn’t keep up in a 13-0 loss at Norvell Field.
ST. LOUIS — Overcoming two blown saves gave the Kansas City Royals reason to believe this trip would be better.
Royals starter Yordano Ventura returned from an eight-game suspension for his role in a benches-clearing fight, only to get slapped around by the St. Louis offense on Tuesday night.
The Midwest Storm 16-and-under A softball team won the Father’s Day NIT in Lawrence, June 18-19, finishing with a 5-1 record.
The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat traveled to Kansas City this weekend, taking fourth in a tournament.
There have been plenty of times over the years when Royals pitcher Danny Duffy would give up a first-inning home run, or fall into a big early hole, and it would cause everything else to slowly unravel.
The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team had a tough week-end in the Summer Blast at the Beach tournament at Lake Shawnee this weekend.
Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up The Optimist Bullets 16-and-under B softball team competed in the World Series tune-up event at Adair Park in Kansas City.
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie played eight games this weekend, earning second place in the KC Summer Smash.
The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed in the Hawaiian Hitfest over the weekend.
The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers finished off the Lawrence Showcase with a 6-4 win over the Kansas Indians on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros’ seven-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Sunday.
Kolton Crawford knew he had a chance to win the Colbert Charity Classic going into the final two holes on Saturday, but he bogied both to finish his weekend at 9-under par.
The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games on Saturday at the Kansas Showcase at Hoglund Ballpark.
On a night when they played nearly two and a half hours, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and their manager Steve Disbrow weren’t worried about the abnormal game length Friday night in Lawrence.
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