The Kansas City Royals won six straight games to take the AL Central lead, then dropped eight straight to lose it.
The Kansas City Royals held on through a shaky ninth to beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Alcides Escobar also drove in a run for the Royals, who have won three in a row after an eight-game losing streak.
K.C.’s Ventura strikes out a season-high 10 batters
Cheslor Cuthbert records his first multi-homer game in the majors
Alex Avila hit two of Chicago’s season-high four home runs and the struggling White Sox beat Kansas City 7-5 on Friday night.
The Kansas City Royals completed the second day of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft today, selecting eight players.
Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended nine games and Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado was penalized four games.
After losing four games in Cleveland, the Royals went 0-for-4, falling to the Orioles 4-0 on Wednesday.
The Baltimore Orioles extended the Royals’ losing streak to a season-high six games with a 9-1 rout.
The Orioles beat Kansas City 4-1 Monday night to extend the Royals’ losing streak to five games.
The Indians moved past the Royals into first place in the AL Central on Saturday.
Cleveland’s won four of five games over the defending World Series champs this season
Two-run ninth lifts Indians past Royals
The last time the Royals had a homestand of 6-0 or better was June 2-8, 1988, when they went 7-0.