Kansas City manager Ned Yost saw his bullpen retire David Ortiz in a big spot. The problem was reliever Kelvin Herrera made a bigger mistake to Daniel Nava.
Sophomore Wes Benjamin earned his fourth victory of the year by tossing seven strong innings.
Oklahoma State scored two runs in the eighth inning to complete a four-run comeback as the Cowboys edged Kansas State.
A world-leading 400-meter hurdles time by Michael Tinsley and three individual titles by Lawrence Free-State’s Alexa Harmon-Thomas earned the two Outstanding Performers of the Meet as the 86th edition of the Kansas Relays came to a close Saturday.
High school and college athletes were on display during Friday’s competition of the Kansas Relays in Lawrence.
Washburn Rural swept Shawnee Heights in softball, while Free State soccer visited Topeka with a victory at Hummer Sports Park.
The Kansas City Chiefs open the season at Jacksonville on September 8 and host the Dallas Cowboys on the following Sunday.
Washburn Rural received the game-winning goal from Kaira Houser with under 15 minutes left to beat St. James Academy.
NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer brought some racing friends to Emporia for the grand opening of his new car dealership.
The 86th running of the Kansas Relays began indoors with the Elite Shot Put event.