Does Evan Longoria's diving stop and throw to first from his knees top Jarrod Dyson's over-the-shoulder catch to start the double play?
Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBI and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night.
Royals hand Indians fifth straight loss
Eric Hosmer went 3-for-5 with a homer and 4 RBIs, and Edinson Volquez improved to 10-5 on the season as the Royals became the second team to 60 wins (Cardinals). Box score
Kendrys Morales gives Royals insurance
After Eric Hosmer's RBI single in the 5th, the Royals DH hit his 26th double of the season, scoring Lorenzo Cain and Hosmer to put Kansas City up 7-1 over the Indians. Follow live
Tony Reali and the national panel discuss Johnny Cueto's role for the Royals, possible Cole Hamels destinations, Alex Rodriguez' successful birthday weekend and more.
Omar Infante hits first HR of season
The Royals 2B went deep in the second to put the Royals up 4-0 over the Indians in Cleveland. Indians RHP Cody Anderson hit LF Jarrod Dyson in the leg on the very next pitch, and both benches have been warned. Follow live
Eric Hosmer gives Royals early lead
The first baseman's 10th home run of the season was crushed to left-center to put the Royals up 3-0 over the Indians -- who have dropped four straight -- in the first. Follow live
Johnny Cueto hasn't officially joined the Royals yet, but the ace's presence is already being felt.
Only minor tweaks left for Royals
Kansas City landed their ace in Johnny Cueto. It'll be much easier for the Royals to find temporary upgrades in the infield and the left corner. Updated deadline preview (Insider)
Cueto to keep No. 47
Johnny Cueto will wear his No. 47 uniform when he makes his Royals debut at Toronto on Friday. Franklin Morales gave him the number and will wear No. 45.
Until Sunday, the Royals had never cashed in the farm system down the stretch to acquire the missing piece. But making the playoffs is no longer the goal; now, all that matters is actually winning it all. And Johnny Cueto can help with that.
Royals interested in Martin Prado?
The Miami Marlins infielder is reportedly on Kansas City's radar, perhaps as an upgrade over Omar Infante at second base. MLB rumors roundup
Eric Karabell summarizes a big weekend with an ace dealt, a no-hitter and Alex Rodriguez homering a lot.
Power rankings: Cardinals still kings
St. Louis' 63-35 record is 3 1/2 games better than any MLB team. But the team riding the Cards' coattails just made the biggest trade deadline splash so far. Royals lurking
Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star talks to Buster Olney about the Royals' acquisition of Johnny Cueto, how he impacts their clubhouse dynamic and how he'll change their approach down the stretch.
Royals enjoy pitching-friendly Sunday
First, Kansas City added an ace to its staff by trading for Johnny Cueto. Then, Yordano Ventura looked like an ace against Houston, outdueling Dallas Keuchel for his first quality start since May. Kahrl: Sunday's Top 5
Fantasy impact of the Cueto trade
It's very simple: Johnny Cueto was already one of MLB's best starters; now he moves from a hitter's park to a pitcher's park and adds the best defensive unit in baseball. Value rises (Insider)
Buster Olney recaps all of Sunday's MLB action including the end of Zack Greinke's scoreless innings streak, the trade that send Johnny Cueto to KC and the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney covers the latest on the trade deadline, including the Royals' acquisition of Johnny Cueto, the status of David Price and the most likely destination for Cole Hamels.
Royals eye October with deal
Keith Law writes: “The acquisition of [Johnny] Cueto -- worth probably two wins in the regular season -- seems more about October, about getting that one win that eluded them last fall, than about the 11 or so starts he'll give them before the postseason begins." Did Reds get enough? (Insider)
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