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Kansas City Royals (20-27)


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Royals hope bats stay hot vs. Indians

CLEVELAND -- The Kansas City Royals have had trouble scoring runs this season, but they will go into their game in Cleveland on Saturday fresh off one of their most impressive offensive displays of the season.

On Friday night, in the first game of their three-game series, the Royals trailed 4-0 after three innings, but scored six unanswered runs over the last six innings in a 6-4 win over the Indians.

Kansas City pitchers held Cleveland hitters scoreless on three hits over the final six innings.

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Leaders
AVG: E. Hosmer.300
HR: M. Moustakas12
RBI: S. Perez28
SB: L. Cain12
W: J. Vargas5
ERA: J. Vargas2.30
Saves: K. Herrera10
K: D. Duffy52
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Minnesota 2519.568-
Cleveland 2422.5222
Detroit 2225.4684.5
Chi White Sox 2125.4575
Kansas City 2027.4266.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .228 (28)
Runs: 159 (30)
Hits: 358 (30)
Home Runs: 54 (19)
Stolen Bases: 27 (9)
OBP: .289 (28)
SLG: .372 (28)
Total Bases: 583 (30)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.19 (15)
Runs Allowed: 203 (10)
Saves: 10 (20)
Strikeouts: 381 (17)
OpBA: .250 (17)
OBP: .325 (17)
SLG: .398 (8)
Run Support: 3.40 (29)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/26 S. Alexander Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
5/24 A. Gordon Reinstated from Paternity Leave List
5/24 N. Karns Placed on 10-Day DL (Nerve irritation, right arm)
5/23 A. Alburquerque Outrighted to Minors
5/23 H. Dozier Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/21 N. Karns Nerve irritation, right arm (on 10-day DL)
5/8 S. Alexander Strained right hamstring (on 10-day DL)
5/5 I. Kennedy off 10-day DL
4/2 H. Dozier Left oblique strain (on 60-day DL)
3/30 J. Soler off 10-day DL
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