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Tue. 7/18 Wed. 7/19 Thu. 7/20 Fri. 7/21 Sat. 7/22
@ KC
W 9-3
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@ KC
L 3-4
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Det 4 - 16 KC
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Royals rout Tigers 16-4, set season highs for runs and hits

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Brandon Moss drove in four runs, Mike Moustakas had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals routed the error-prone Detroit Tigers 16-4 on Thursday night.

Eric Hosmer and Whit Merrifield homered for the Royals, who moved within 1 1/2 games of first-place Cleveland in the AL Central. The 16 runs and 19 hits were season highs for Kansas City.

Detroit committed three errors in the Royals' four-run first inning, when only one run was earned. It was the most errors the Tigers have made in an inning since May 1, 2010.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Upton.273
HR: J. Upton15
RBI: J. Upton56
SB: I. Kinsler7
W: M. Fulmer10
ERA: M. Fulmer3.06
Saves: J. Wilson10
K: J. Verlander111
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Cleveland 4845.516-
Minnesota 4846.5110.5
Kansas City 4647.4952
Detroit 4350.4625
Chi White Sox 3854.4139.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (10)
Runs: 450 (11)
Hits: 820 (15)
Home Runs: 114 (16)
Stolen Bases: 35 (23)
OBP: .331 (8)
SLG: .432 (12)
Total Bases: 1372 (13)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.77 (25)
Runs Allowed: 462 (19)
Saves: 19 (23)
Strikeouts: 694 (27)
OpBA: .266 (25)
OBP: .337 (26)
SLG: .439 (21)
Run Support: 4.95 (7)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/19 J. Adduci Called Up from Minors
7/18 M. Boyd Called Up from Minors
7/18 D. Lugo Traded Arizona (for OF J.D. Martinez, four-player deal)
7/18 D. Lugo Sent to Minors
7/18 D. Norris Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/14 I. Kinsler Flu (day-to-day)
7/6 D. Norris Left groin strain (on 10-day DL)
6/23 A. Presley off 7-day DL
6/16 V. Martinez off 10-day DL
5/27 I. Kinsler off 10-day DL
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