MLB: Seattle 4, Kansas City 1

SEATTLE, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Justin Smoak's two-run homer in the sixth put Seattle in front Thursday and the Mariners went on to down Kansas City 4-1.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Oakland 4

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Danny Duffy went six-plus innings Tuesday to get his first win since July and help the Kansas City Royals beat Oakland 7-4.

MLB: Kansas City 11, Oakland 6

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Billy Butler blasted a pair of homers, driving in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals scored five times in the ninth to defeat Oakland 11-6.

MLB: Kansas City 11, Detroit 8

DETROIT, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Kansas City downed Detroit 11-8 Thursday, with Jeff Francoeur hitting a two-run homer and doubling in a run in the seventh inning.

MLB: Kansas City 6, Toronto 4

TORONTO, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Bruce Chen turned in a strong start and Eric Hosmer ignited Kansas City with a second-inning home run in the Royals' 6-4 win over Toronto Tuesday.

MLB: Kansas City 9, Boston 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer's two-run triple highlighted a big sixth-inning rally Saturday that carried the Kansas City Royals to a 9-4 victory over Boston.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Detroit 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Mitch Maier hit an RBI triple and Kansas City's bullpen tossed four shutout innings Sunday in the Royals' 4-3 decision over the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Kansas City 3, Boston 1 (14 innings)

BOSTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer doubled in the 14th inning and came around to score on a squeeze bunt Monday in the Kansas City Royals' marathon 3-1 victory over Boston.

MLB: Kansas City 5, Tampa Bay 4 (10 inn.)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 23 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer's 10th-inning RBI double Saturday handed the Kansas City Royals a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: Kansas City 10, Tampa Bay 4

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 22 (UPI) -- Melky Cabrera had three of Kansas City's 16 hits and drove in three runs Friday to help the Royals run away with a 10-4 win over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Chicago White Sox 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 19 (UPI) -- Mark Treanor's two-run single in the sixth inning put Kansas City ahead Tuesday and the Royals went on to a 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Kansas City 2, Minnesota 1

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning Friday that rallied the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 5, Kansas City 4

CHICAGO, July 4 (UPI) -- A.J. Pierzynski scored the game-winning run on a ninth-inning balk by Aaron Crow Monday, sending the Chicago White Sox to a 5-4 win over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 16, Colorado 8

DENVER, July 3 (UPI) -- Melky Cabrera went 4-for-5 with two homers, collecting five RBI Sunday in the Kansas City Royals' 16-8 interleague rout of Colorado.

MLB: Kansas City 3, Toronto 2 (11 innings)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 7 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer's single in the bottom of the 11th inning drove in the game winning run Monday, handing the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 victory over Toronto.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Los Angeles Angels 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 31 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Royals got two RBI apiece from Eric Hosmer and Jeff Francoeur Tuesday in their 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Texas 7, Kansas City 6

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 29 (UPI) -- Mike Napoli scored from first base on an Elvis Andrus single in the ninth inning Sunday and the Texas Rangers rallied for a 7-6 win over Kansas City.

MLB: Kansas City 12, Texas 7 (14 innings)

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 28 (UPI) -- Home runs by Melky Cabrera, Eric Hosmer and Brayan Pena in a five-run 14th inning Friday gave the Kansas City Royals a 12-7 victory over Texas.

MLB: Texas 5, Kansas City 4 (11 innings)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 19 (UPI) -- Adrian Beltre singled in two runs in the 11th Wednesday and the Texas Rangers survived a scare in the bottom half of the inning to down Kansas City 5-4.

MLB: Kansas City 11, New York Yankees 5

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer continued the tremendous start to his major league career Thursday with a homer and two RBI, helping Kansas City club the New York Yankees 11-5.

MLB: Kan. City 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 (11 inn.)

NEW YORK, May 11 (UPI) -- Eric Hosmer completed a big game with an 11th-inning sacrifice fly Wednesday that gave the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Oakland 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 7 (UPI) -- A sacrifice fly from Mike Aviles brought home Billy Butler in the ninth inning Saturday, giving Kansas City a 4-3 victory over Oakland.

Georgia star No. 1 pick in baseball draft

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 5 (UPI) -- Multitalented Georgia prep star Tim Beckham was the first player chosen Thursday at the 2008 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
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