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South Side Sox May 21, 2016

Royals 2, White Sox 1: Offense still absent

A good Miguel Gonzalez start goes to waste Miguel Gonzalez did his job. The White Sox offense, once again, failed at its task. Facing another auxiliary starter -- this one limited to just 60ish pitches -- the White Sox only scratched across one run, and of course it scored on a bases-loaded double play. Gonzalez ended up taking the loss despite giving the Sox what they needed from the back end of the rotation. He allowed two runs over his six innings, making it his longest start of the year. An Eric Hosmer sac fly in the first and a Lorenzo Cain solo shot in the sixth bookended his...
Over the Monster May 18, 2016

Red Sox 2, Royals 3: Offense quiet as Sox drop opening act

The bats just weren't up to the task against Ian Kennedy. The Red Sox had their lowest run total in more than a week against Ian Kennedy, leaving Steven Wright the hard luck loser in the first half of their day - night doubleheader against the Royals. That the game was even this close with the Sox scoring only two is, frankly, a positive the way it started. Steven Wright looked a mess in the first, struggling to keep his knuckleball down, or in the strike zone at all for that matter. The Royals took advantage of his inconsistency, striking for two on an Eric Hosmer homer to get on the board...
Topeka Capital-Journal May 17, 2016

Paulo Orlando lifts Royals to 8-4 win over Red Sox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Paulo Orlando hit a two-run homer, Eric Hosmer also went deep and the Kansas City Royals beat the hot-hitting Boston Red Sox 8-4 on Tuesday night in the opener of their three-game series. Orlando also tripled and had a two-run single. Omar Infante and Alcides Escobar drove in runs as Kansas City continued to slowly break out of its season-long offensive funk. Yordano Ventura (4-2), who has struggled with walks all season, issued one free pass in 52/3 innings for Kansas City. He allowed four runs and seven hits before exiting with a one-run lead. read more
Braves Journal May 15, 2016

Monarchs 4, Black Crackers 2 (by coop)

The Kansas City Monarchs defeated the Atlanta Black Crackers 4-2 in thirteen innings. The Monarchs got a leadoff double by Alcides Escobar in the first, and Eric Hosmer chased him home with a single. Kansas City led 1-0 after one. Then Matt Wisler shut Kansas City down through the seventh. Meanwhile, old friend Ned Yost […]

Royals rally past Nationals with three-run ninth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lorenzo Cain capped a three-run ninth inning with a two-out single to left, bringing home Mike Moustakas and giving the Kansas City Royals a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. Tanner Roark lasted into the eighth inning for Washington, but he was relieved by Felipe Rivero with runners on the corners and one out. Eric Hosmer grounded into a fielder’s choice to make it 6-4. read more

VIDEO: Hosmer's homer puts Angels down early

For the second straight night, the Angels have allowed a home run in the first inning against the Royals. Wednesday, it was Eric Hosmer hitting a low first-pitch fastball off of Nick Tropeano into the rocks in center for a two-run shot (first video)....

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