Kansas City Royals
The Royals showed why they’re the best team in the American League.
Danny Duffy took a shutout into the ninth inning in the longest outing of his career.
Lorenzo Cain homered in the 13th inning in a game that took nearly five hoursl
Danks scattered four hits and four walks while striking out four.
Chicago started the second half of the season off with a loss.
The teams will square off in a day-night doubleheader at U.S. Cellular Field today.
Cabrera now leads Hosmer by about 1.3 million votes after trailing by 470,000 in the last return.
Omar Infante, he of a .204 average, is on track to be the AL starting second baseman.
Chicago and Kansas City split the abbreviated two-game series.
It’s been rescheduled for Sept. 28.
Kansas City, making its first appearance at Wrigley Field since 2001, wasted no time jumping ahead in this one.
Now the Royals hitting coach, Sveum managed the Cubs in 2012 and 2013 before being fired.
Edinson Volquez opposes Jake Arrieta this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
“We got all our emotions out that night and I think it’s over and done with,” Cain says.
Conor Gillaspie hit a two-run single in Chicago’s five-run sixth inning.
Avisail Garcia hit a tiebreaking RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning.
The fallout stems from a benches-clearing brawl Thursday night between the White Sox and Royals.
Sale was in damage-control mode following Thursday’s donnybrook on and off the field with the Royals.
Thursday took the White Sox-Royals feud to a new level.
Danny Duffy opposes Jose Quintana tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.