Dillon Gee kept the Royals' momentum going with six sharp innings, Alcides Escobar hit a three-run homer and Kansas City beat the New York Yankees 8-5 on Monday night to open their three-game set.
The Kansas City Royals announced Monday that they have acquired infielder/outfielder Daniel Nava and cash considerations from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations. Nava, 33, is not currently on the Angels 40-man roster and will be assigned to Omaha (AAA).
The Shawnee heights Thunderbirds are coming off their sixth straight district championship but it took some work for the T-Birds to get there in 2015.
A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer's Facebook page.
Ertz won the starting job last season but tore his ACL in the season-opener, forcing Joe Hubener into a starting role. He had middling success, at one point losing his job to wide receiver Kody Cook.