Royals take first game at Miami 3-0
Jorge Lopez showed Friday why the Royals are giving him so many opportunities on the mound. He has a lot of potential. He just needs to be consistently good. Friday was was terrific. Lopez allowed just four hits to go with five strikeouts in six innings for the win.
The bullpen combined for three scoreless innings divided equally between Kevin McCarthy, Scott Barlow and Ian Kennedy.
Whit Merrifield, Hunter Dozier and Ryan O’Hearn each had two hits. Dozier hit his 25th home run on the season.
Danny Duffy will take the mound in the second game of the series.
The Kansas City Chiefs agreed with WR Tyreek Hill on a 3-year, $54 million contract extension. Hill receives a $5.8 million signing bonus and $35.2 million guaranteed. There are reportedly protections for both the Chiefs and Hill. Hill is now signed with the Chiefs through 2022.
Major League Soccer has reportedly picked Sacramento, California for an expansion franchise.