Dodgers acquire left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy from Royals

SAN FRANCISCO — The Dodgers acquired left-hander Danny Duffy from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday for a player to be named later, the team announced. The Dodgers also received cash considerations from the Royals. Duffy, 32, is on the injured list because of a flexor strain but he is...

O's get taste of what a No. 1 pick can do

As the Orioles approach another Trade Deadline that may or may not significantly impact their future, they found themselves in Detroit on Thursday locking horns, for the first time, with young Tigers right-hander Casey Mize. Detroit drafted Mize first overall in 2018, months before the Orioles began the initial stages of their rebuild, and a year before Baltimore would take Adley Rutschman No. 1 overall in the 2019 Draft.

Lynch, Royals to take on Stripling, Blue Jays

LINE: Blue Jays -208, Royals +176; over/under is 10 1/2 runs. BOTTOM LINE: Salvador Perez and the Royals will take on the Blue Jays Friday. The Blue Jays are 22-22 in home games in 2020. Toronto is averaging 5.0 RBIs per game this season. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the team with 83 total runs batted in.

Guerrero hits 3-run homer out of Fenway as Jays rout Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer all the way out of Fenway Park, Hyun Jin Ryu held Boston to two hits over six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Red Sox 13-1 on Thursday night. Teoscar Hernández hit a two-run double for the Blue...

Lorde won't explain lyrics anymore

Lorde says she doesn't feel the need to explain her lyrics now she's older because her tracks are about "precious" moments in her life. Lorde doesn't feel the need to explain her lyrics now she's older. The 'Royals' hitmaker doesn't like to explain the meaning behind any of her music...

Blue Jays finally return to Rogers Centre to open three-game set with Royals

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have wrapped up an extended road trip down south and finally flown north — back home to Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays are finally set to return to Toronto after the federal government granted the club a national interest travel exemption, and the team will host the Kansas City Royals on Friday night in their first game at their home stadium in nearly two years.

Red Sox add slugger Kyle Schwarber from Nationals

The Boston Red Sox are bringing in some extra firepower for their already loaded lineup. The team acquired left-handed outfield slugger Kyle Schwarber from the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Aldo Ramirez. MLB.com's Mark Feinsand reported that the Red Sox had been seeking a left-handed bat,...

Lompoc Valley native Danny Duffy traded to Dodgers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten Kansas City left-hander Danny Duffy in a trade as the World Series champions boosted their rotation for a playoff push. The Royals sent their longtime staff member and cash to the Dodgers for a player to be named. The 32-year-old...