Timely hitting propels Yordano Ventura and the Royals past the Twins 6-3

Kansas City, whose offensive struggles have been well-documented, capitalized on a four-run seventh inning to overcome a leadoff home run and a pair of costly errors. They defeated Minnesota 6-3 on Thursday night to win their third consecutive series and improve to 55-52.


As Chiefs secondary takes another hit, KC signs safety Steve Gregory

The Kansas City Chiefs signed Steve Gregory, 31-year-old veteran, to aid a secondary that has been beset by injuries early in training camp. Gregory previously played for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots. Sanders Commings, who was contending for a starting position next to Pro Bowler Eric Berry, broke a bone in his ankle Wednesday. And Berry left practice early on Thursday because of a sore ankle.

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Recap of baseball’s trade deadline in tweets

Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is at 3 p.m. Thursday, and one deal that was struck in the morning was a doozy: the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes. Near the deadline, Detroit landed Rays left-hander David Price in a three-team deal. Check here for the latest moves on what has been an active day of trades.