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KFH Staff
August 21, 2019 - 10:06 pm
The Orioles tied a major league record by allowing their 258th home run this season but hit four of their own in an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Anthony Santander and Renato Núñez hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning for Baltimore, which won its first series...
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Ted "The Sports Head"
August 21, 2019 - 2:15 pm
Wichita-native Keylan Killgore is finding success in his second year in minor-league baseball; he pitched at Wichita Heights High School, Wichita State, and was drafted in the 17th Round last year by the Philadelphia Phillies. On Tuesday night, Killgore pitched a scoreless ninth inning with a pair...
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KFH Staff
August 20, 2019 - 9:42 pm
Hanser Alberto hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles ended an eight-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Tuesday night. Royals reliever Jacob Barnes (1-2) sandwiched a pair of walks around two outs before Alberto hit a 1-1 pitch into...
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Ted "The Sports Head"
August 20, 2019 - 2:33 pm
100 years ago on this day (1919): "The Wichita Wonder," former major league outfielder Joe Wilhoit , with the Western League’s Wichita Witches/Jobbers, sees his Organized Baseball-record 69-game hitting streak come to an end when he’s held hitless in Wichita by the Tulsa Oilers. Wilhoit hit .515...
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KFH Staff
August 19, 2019 - 10:05 pm
Nicky Lopez and Nick Dini homered on successive pitches in the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals stretched Baltimore's latest losing streak to eight games, defeating the Orioles 5-4 Monday night. Kansas City (45-80) won for only the sixth time in its last 22 games, and Baltimore (39-86)...
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Ted "The Sports Head"
August 16, 2019 - 10:44 am
A minor league baseball update from Thursday: *Former Wichita State Shocker Sam Hilliard is in Triple-A with the Colorado Rockies. Hillard was 1-for-2 at the plate; he's not batting .333 in the month of August. *Former WSU pitcher Codi Heuer is in Double-A with the Chicago White Sox. Heuer came out...
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Ted "The Sports Head"
August 15, 2019 - 10:33 am
Former Wichita Wingnuts pitcher Junior Guerra is piling up the wins coming out of the bullpen for the Milwaukee Brewers. On Wednesday in Milwaukee, the Brewers defeated the first-place Minnesota Twins 6-5. Guerra picked up the win for Milwaukee, with scoreless work in the 7th and 8th innings, along...
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August 13, 2019 - 10:41 pm
Jack Flaherty tossed seven innings of three-hit ball, Tommy Edman and Paul Goldschmidt drove in the only runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Tuesday night. Flaherty (6-6) struck out seven with a lone walk in his sixth consecutive stingy start since the All-Star break...
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Ted "The Sports Head"
August 12, 2019 - 11:31 am
Happy 60th birthday today to Wichita sports legend Lynette Woodard. As a high school standout, Woodard led the North High Redskins to a pair of state championships. As a college player at the University of Kansas, Woodard was a four-time All-American, becoming major college basketball's career...
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August 09, 2019 - 11:02 pm
It took 864 major league games for Jordy Mercer to hit his first game-ending homer. As he rounded the bases Thursday, one thought went through his mind. "All I was really thinking was how cold the Gatorade bath was going to be," he said. "I couldn't wait to get to the plate, but they really got me...
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