The Boston Red Sox got to Kansas City Royals' starter Brad Keller in the fifth inning, and then proceeded to dominate the bullpen as catcher Drew Butera pitched the ninth inning. Boston went on to win 15-4.
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost goes down the list checking boxes on why he likes starting pitcher Brad Keller, who pitched his best performance to date of his rookie season against the Los Angeles Angels on June 25, 2018.
Kansas City Royals first base coach Mitch Maier comes to the ballpark every day with the idea that the team is going to win. How does he keep that attitude during a season that produces more losses than wins?
Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar's consecutive playing streak at shortstop has been going to for some time, but with the Adalberto Mondesi's recent call up the streak at shortstop might come to an end.
Infielder Adalberto Mondesi and outfielder Rosell Herrera were recalled from Class AAA Omaha and the Kansas City Royals selected the contract of right-hander Wily Peralta from Omaha prior to Sunday's June 17, 2018 game.
Kansas City Royals Jorge Soler's broken bone in his left foot will be re-evaluated in a week. Soler underwent a CT scan following the June 15, 2018 game against the Houston Astros, that showed a broken left first metatarsal.