The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Heritage Committee presented its 29th annual Fiesta Hispana Friday through Sunday at Barney Allis Plaza. The event featured local and national music groups and folk dancers.
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly entered the eighth inning planning to take out Clayton Kershaw after the first batter. The left-hander retired Joe Panik on one pitch, and as Mattingly walked to the mound, he noticed Kershaw shaking his head and waving him back to the dugout.
The Miami Marlins had been reeling since Giancarlo Stanton was struck in the face by a fastball on Thursday night. A four-run, ninth-inning rally against Jonathan Papelbon and the Philadelphia Phillies made them feel a lot better.
The final box score said the San Diego Padres committed one error in Sunday's 8-6 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. But the Padres made a number of mistakes in the field, and their bullpen faltered in the loss.
Duffy reported no problems after throwing a light bullpen session Sunday morning to test his left shoulder. An MRI last week revealed rotator cuff inflammation after he departed a Yankee Stadium start due to discomfort after throwing only one pitch.
We asked fans on Twitter which of Sunday’s two hometown-team losses hurt more: the Chiefs’ 24-17 defeat at Denver, or the Royals’ 8-4 setback against the Boston Red Sox. Overwhelmingly, the answer was the Royals.
CHICAGO - The White Sox's season-high four-game winning streak came to an end as the Twins salvaged a 6-4 victory in the series finale. The Twins won the season series 10-9 as Trevor May (3-4, 7.71) struck out a season-high 10. Trevor Plouffe, who batted .426 against the Sox this season, homered in the Twins' two-run second inning. Hector Noesi (8-10, 4.77) took the loss for the Sox in front of 17,044.
It didn't matter that David Robertson had already pitched two days in a row. The New York Yankees desperately needed to preserve a ninth-inning lead, and their closer insisted he was capable of doing the job.