Tampa Bay Rays (24-15, first in the AL East) vs. Miami Marlins (10-29, fifth in the AL East)
Miami; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Charlie Morton (3-0, 2.64 ERA, 1.22...
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs closer Pedro Strop lost his control, and then Kyle Ryan had a brain cramp on a comebacker.
The Miami Marlins, with the worst record in the majors, found a wild way to win...
DETROIT (AP) — This time, the Kansas City Royals had enough hitting and pitching.
Ian Kennedy pitched three-run ball into the eighth inning, and the Royals stopped a five-game slide by holding off the Detroit Tigers for a 4-3 win on Friday night.
Alex Gordon had three hits for the Royals, who hit four homers in 11-8 loss in the series opener. Rosell Herrera had two hits and drove in a run.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It has been one rough year for the Kansas City Royals.
Not this night, though. This one was fun.
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.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tim Anderson kept the White Sox in the game with his glove before he won it with his bat.
Anderson hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning, and Chicago beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Anderson's blast off Burch Smith (1-5), the sixth Royals pitcher, landed just beyond the fence in left-center. It was his 19th homer this season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — While the Kansas City Royals overcame the weather, Toronto Blue Jays starter Sam Gaviglio was unable to overcome a fourth-inning balk.
Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Royals beat the Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series.
HOUSTON (AP) — In the midst of a difficult season, the Kansas City Royals got a needed spark Friday night from one of their newest additions.
Rookie Rosell Herrera kept the game scoreless with a home-run robbery in the eighth inning and hit an RBI triple in the ninth, and struggling Kansas City beat the Houston Astros 1-0.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi is back with the Kansas City Royals as part of a roster shuffle.
The Royals made six moves Sunday before playing Houston.
Mondesi, the first player to make his major league debut in a World Series game, was recalled from Triple-A Omaha.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Third baseman Eugenio Suarez was activated from the 10-day disabled list by the Cincinnati Reds and went 0 for 4 with a pair of strikeouts in Thursday's 7-4 loss to Atlanta.
Suarez broke his right thumb April 8 when he was hit by a pitch from Pittsburgh's Jameson Taillon.
Cincinnati promoted infielder-outfielder Rosell Herrera from Triple-A Louisville and optioned outfielder Phillip Ervin and infielder Cliff Pennington to the International League farm team.