Dozier, Singer lead Royals over Twins 4-2 for 3-game sweep

first_img Written By Associated Press Television News COMMENT LIVE TV SUBSCRIBE TO US Last Updated: 10th August, 2020 11:11 IST Dozier, Singer Lead Royals Over Twins 4-2 For 3-game Sweep  Hunter Dozier hit a two-run single in his first at-bat since testing positive for COVID-19, prized prospect Brady Singer earned his major league win and the Kansas City Royals swept the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Sunday.center_img WATCH US LIVE Hunter Dozier hit a two-run single in his first at-bat since testing positive for COVID-19, prized prospect Brady Singer earned his major league win and the Kansas City Royals swept the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Sunday. The Royals won their fourth in a row overall. The Twins lost all three at Kauffman Stadium and have dropped four straight.Dozier, who hit 26 home runs last year and tied for the big league lead with 10 triples, hadn’t played this season while recovering from the virus. He quickly delivered, putting the Royals ahead 2-0 in the first inning.Singer (1-1) allowed two runs and five hits in five innings. A 24-year-old righty, the Royals’ first-round draft pick in 2018 struck out four and walked two in his fourth start in the majors. The Kansas City bullpen threw four shutout innings, striking out six and allowing just two hits. After Greg Holland and Josh Staumont blanked the Twins, Scott Barlow closed for his first save.Jose Berrios (1-2) went 5 1/3 innings giving up four runs. He allowed Maikel Franco’s leadoff homer in the sixth. A wild pickoff throw by Singer helped the Twins scored twice in the third, keyed by Max Kepler’s RBI double. Salvador Perez hit a sacrifice fly in the Royala third for a 3-2 lead.TRAINER’S ROOMRoyals: OF Franchy Cordero was placed on the IL (right wrist sprain) and Dozier was reinstated.UP NEXTTwins: RHP Randy Dobnak (2-1, 0.60 ERA) takes the mound in Milwaukee on Monday. Royals: LHP Kris Bubic makes his third start of the season, facing Cincinnati on Tuesday night. First Published: 10th August, 2020 11:11 IST FOLLOW USlast_img read more

Shaq earns doctorate degree

first_imgMIAMI (AP)—Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is a doctor now.O’Neal received his doctoral degree in education from Barry University alongside 1,100 other students during commencement ceremonies Saturday.The Miami Herald reports that O’Neal got on one knee so the chair of Barry’s organizational learning and leadership program could drape a light blue hood around O’Neal’s more-than-7-foot frame.O’Neal then high-fived other graduates as he made his way back to his seat along with his manager, Cynthia Atterberry, who also received a doctorate in education.The former All-Star and MVP earned a cumulative GPA of 3.813 while completing 54 credit hours at Barry, mostly through online courses and video conferencing over the last four years. O’Neal’s doctoral capstone project explored how CEOs and business leaders use humor in the workplace.last_img