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Will Smith (baseball)

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  • A year after his call-up, Manny Machado is still growing as a player

    SAN FRANCISCO — When Manny Machado steps in for his first at-bat Friday night against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, it will mark the one-year anniversary of his major league debut. It may seem like Machado has been in an Orioles uniform...
  • Royals place Cain on disabled list

    Royals place Cain on disabled list
    The Kansas City Royals have put outfielder Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list because of a pulled left oblique.     The Royals made the move Saturday before playing Boston.     Cain was hurt while taking batting practice Friday. He is hitting .261...
  • Royals top Mariners 3-1

    Royals top Mariners 3-1
     Felix Hernandez lost his fourth straight start and Will Smith struck out a career high eight to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Monday.     The Mariners left-hander hasn't lost four straight starts since 2008. He also left...
  • Royals edge Tigers 1-0

    Royals edge Tigers 1-0
    Prince Fielder was thrown out at home plate to end the game, preserving Ervin Santana's impressive outing and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 1-0 victory Saturday over the Detroit Tigers.     The play at the plate helped the Royals gain ground on the...
  • Royals get one back with win over Cleveland

    Royals get one back with win over Cleveland
    Bruce Chen worked five innings and Salvador Perez doubled home two runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Wednesday night. Chen was pulled in the sixth after giving up a single to Michael Bourn and walking Nick Swisher to...
  • Royals move Mendoza to the bullpen

    Royals move Mendoza to the bullpen
    The Kansas City Royals are making a switch in their rotation, moving Bruce Chen into a starting role and shifting Luis Mendoza to the bullpen. Manager Ned Yost said Monday before the Royals faced the Yankees that this was the plan all along if Mendoza...
  • Royals roster moves

    Royals roster moves
    The Kansas City Royals recalled left-hander Will Smith and optioned struggling right-hander Kelvin Herrera to Triple-A Omaha in a series of moves before Tuesday night's game against Atlanta.     Left-hander Danny Duffy, who has been recovering from Tommy...
  • How to be a Chicago sports fan in L.A.

    How to be a Chicago sports fan in L.A.
    After working on his comedic chops at both ImprovOlympic and Second City, Chicagoan Joe Nunez moved to L.A. in 2001 to pursue an acting career. You might know him as Manche Sanchez in “Prison Break,” the guy who hit Will Smith with his car...
  • Remembering Deacon Jones and sports' greatest nicknames

    Remembering Deacon Jones and sports' greatest nicknames
    And then there was one. With the death this week of Deacon Jones. Rosey Grier is the last living member of the Los Angeles Rams' defensive line of the 1960s that is the best remembered "Fearsome Foursome" in pro football. I say "best remembered" because...
  • Royals fall in second half of double-header

    Royals fall in second half of double-header
     Mike Aviles hit a three-run homer and finished with a career-high five RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 10-3 on Sunday night to split the first day-night doubleheader in Kauffman Stadium history.     The Royals' Jeremy Guthrie...
  • Royals' starter Smith gets rocked by Yankees

    Royals' starter Smith gets rocked by Yankees
    Alex Rodriguez gave Will Smith a rude welcome to the major leagues Wednesday night, hitting two homers off the rookie to back another strong start for Andy Pettitte and lead the New York Yankees over the Kansas City Royals 8-3.     A-Rod snapped a 52 at-...