David Lough hit three doubles and added the tiebreaking home run in the eight inning to help the Royals escape Minnesota with a series split.
Clint Bowyer couldn’t pass Matt Kenseth down the stretch as the Emporia native finished third at Kentucky Speedway.
Kei Kamara scored a pair of goals including the game-winner as Sporting Kansas City defeated the Columbus Crew.
The Royals designate Jeff Francoeur for assignment and recall Johnny Giavotella from Triple-A Omaha.
Wichita State pitcher Austin Sanders helped the Golden Giants claim the first game of a doubleheader against the Kansas Cannons as the southpaw recorded eight strikeouts.
Eric Hosmer provided two of Kansas City’s season-high four home runs as the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
The Topeka Golden Giants scored early and often en route to a run-rule victory over the Wichita Aviators. Meanwhile, Rossville earned a walk-off victory in the 9th inning.
Former Jayhawks and Wildcats receive a chance to play in the NBA as well as Topeka native Kyle Weems.
High school graduates earned recognition from the Topeka-Shawnee County Sports Council as well as three new inductees to its Hall of Fame.
Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Jeff Withey is selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the second round.
Salvador Perez provided the only offense on the night for the Kansas City Royals with a solo home run as the Royals lose in Minnesota.
Ben McLemore lands in the top-ten of the NBA Draft as the former Jayhawk is taken by the Sacramento Kings at number seven overall.
After completing its best season in school history, the Kansas State Wildcats baseball team finished No. 13 in the national rankings.
The Golden Giants notch ten hits over the final three innings.
Ben McLemore is expected to land in the top ten of the NBA Draft but some of his teammates could also hear their names called on Thursday night.
Former Jayhawk Mario Chalmers will remain with the Miami Heat as the starting point guard for the 2013-14 season. Chalmers just won his second NBA title with the Heat.
Bill Self was fined an undisclosed amount by the NCAA for damaging the scorer’s table during a tournament game in Kansas City.